New Walking Football programme kicks off at Better, Oasis Leisure Centre Swindon

The Generation Gains team will be kicking off beginners walking football for men and women aged sixty-five + at Oasis Leisure Centre Swindon starting April 2018.

This new session is geared towards beginners and will include a gentle warm up, football drills , goal practice, short match play and finishing with a cuppa and chat .

If you or you know of someone that is interested in taking up walking football and are over sixty-five we will be running the following sessions


Better Oasis leisure Centre

Day – Tuesday

Time – 1.45pm-3.15pm ( tea/coffee chat 2.45pm-3.15pm )

Price - £2.50 per session

Start date - 10th of April 2018.

This session is the first of many that will focus on activities to engage with members of the community that are 65+, keeping them active and independent for longer regardless of their personal circumstances.

 Better are working in partnership with and funded by the Zurich Community Trust, ‘Generation Gains’ is a two-year inter-generational pilot programme which is being evaluated by Bath University. The programme will allow candidates to ‘earn while they learn’ gaining qualifications in health and fitness, leisure operations and sport coaching, as well as acquiring skills to engage with the local community.

Please contact the team for more information emailing GenerationGains@GLL.ORG