Walking Basketball

Walking Basketball is a slowed down version of basketball limiting players to walking rather than running. Run and concede a foul, Walking basketball is a great way to exercise and meet new people, both men and women participate in the session with varying abilities and everyone is made to feel welcome.

The slowed down pace and adapted rules make it more practical for people of any ability meaning everyone can take part.

These sessions take place Mondays 11:00 – 12:00pm.

Better Club members can participate for free, non-members and local residents pay £2 a session.

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Basketball at Botwell Green

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Show us your skills! Basketball provides a fun way to build up endurance and muscle, develop concentration and burn calories.

Whether you want to practice your three-pointers, shoot some hoops or challenge your friends to a game, our basketball courts are available for anyone to hire.

Here at Botwell Green Sports & Leisure Centre, we have a full sized basketball court avaliable for hire. This court is available for hire at £47.40 per hour please contact a member of staff for more details.

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF BASKETBALL

Basketball involves a lot of starting and stopping. While not renowned as an aerobic sport, it is still a great workout that can help you:

  • Burn calories (an hour of basketball can burn 630–750 calories)
  • Build endurance
  • Improve balance and coordination
  • Develop concentration and self-discipline
  • Build up or tone muscle