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Fri, 16 Jun

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Woodside Leisure Centre Astro

FFFC Parkinson's Walking Football

We welcome people with Parkinson's for a supportive & friendly walking football training session at Woodside Leisure Centre, Watford. All abilities & ages welcome, for both men & women.

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FFFC Parkinson's Walking Football
FFFC Parkinson's Walking Football

Time & Location

16 Jun 2023, 12:30 – 13:30

Woodside Leisure Centre Astro , Horseshoe Ln, Watford WD25 7HH, UK

About the Event

Walking football is perfect for people with Parkinson’s as it is low contact, with no running but plenty of movement and cardio exercise.  These are our new daytime sessions held on the new 3G (astroturf) football pitch at Everyone Active's Woodside Leisure Centre in Gaston, Watford.

All our football events are designed to be fun and supportive.  They typically comprise a short warm up and stretching exercises & small group matches, all at your own pace. Suitable for any ages or abilities, regardless of previous experience, for both men & women.

For safeguarding reasons, new players must pre-register for their first event before they can play, please ensure you click the register button and submit the online registration form prior to attending.

Registration is subject to your agreement of our Member's Code of Conduct  which must be read and followed by all participants during our events. You can access this here.

We request that you do not participate in an event if you, or someone you live with, has tested positive for COVID in the last 10 days, or are awaiting test results, or has / had any of the following in last 10 days:

  1. A high temperature (above 37.8°C);
  2. A new, continuous cough
  3. A loss of, or change to, their sense of smell or taste.

On the day please:

  1. Bring your own easily identifable refreshments.
  2. Wear astro trainers or boots with moulded studs (no metal or screw-in studs please) and clothing appropriate for exercise.  Don't forget layers for the colder days. Shin pads are optional.
  3. The 3G pitch is at the rear of Woodside Leisure Centre, please drive into the main entrance & follow the road round to the rear of the building where you will find parking & the pitches on the left. 
  4. You will find us on Pitch 4, which is hired for 1 hour and will need to vacate the pitch at 1;30pm

We look forward to seeing you on the day! 

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