At Better we have a huge range of fantastic football activities and facilities to choose from, including fun football courses and casual pitch hire. With over 100 football pitches and courts available across the UK, there’s no better place to have a friendly kick about – and at an affordable price. So whatever your age or ability we have something to kick off your passion for football.


Football is one of the world’s most popular sports and can be played by all everyone and anyone regardless of your age or ability. It is a fun, social way to keep fit and offers many benefits including:

  • Improved fitness
  • Increased strength
  • Improved coordination
  • Increase confidence
  • Reduced stress

As well as all the great health benefits of playing football, it’s a fantastic social sport that promotes teamwork and helps foster great friendships. Better offer a comprehensive and inclusive football programme from junior football lessons and courses through to walking football to keep you active and entertained.


We have over 100 football pitches and courts across the UK ranging from indoor, AstroTurf, outdoor grass and 3G artificial pitches for casual pitch hire or block bookings.

Bookings are now made through our partner PlayFootball, and you can make your booking online HERE, or you can call 0333 577 4625.

Online bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance and bookings can be made by phone during the following times:

8am-8pm Monday to Friday

9am-6pm Saturday & Sunday.


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Our new, unique football curriculum for children is designed to put fun at the heart of learning every player will be taught the four core technical principles; control, passing, shooting and dribbling; and each player, regardless of their experience gets individually and continually developed to ensure the best and most personalised experience.

We create an atmosphere of fun, forming the best possible environment to learn, develop and make new friends. We’re confident we’re leading the way in how football should be delivered, no over-coaching, no over-complication, just simple, fun sessions.

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Play football for birthday parties

Treat your child to a special junior football birthday at your local Better leisure centre. With friendly, expert supervision available and loads of fun football activities, we’ll give them a party that gets the whole playground talking.

We’ll handle the little things too – from the invitations, party hats and food as well as cleaning up afterwards. Mums and dads are welcome too of course, whether you want to get involved in the games or enjoy the proceedings from the touchline. Whatever your choice you can sit back, relax and watch them enjoy their special day.

*Birthday party packages vary by centre. Contact your local centre for details.

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