Details of sports, leisure and physical activity opportunities for adults in Wiltshire
Sports development have worked with local clubs and England Basketball to develop a number of weekly opportunities for adults to play the sport in Wiltshire. Club sessions help people to play basketball at a high standard in a competitive environment while Ball Again sessions are open to those new, or returning to the sport or for those who wish to play in a less formal environment.
For more information about the adult basketball programme please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01225 770213.
|Venue||Day and Times||Contact||Session type|
|The Olympiad Leisure Centre, Chippenham||Tuesday 8pm - 10pm |
|Bishop Wordsworth's School, Salisbury||Thursday 8.30pm - 9.30pm|
|St Augustine's School, Trowbridge||Wednesday 6.30pm - 9.30pm|
|Central venue league|
You can sign up on the Just Play website or simply turn up at your chosen session.
The FA Mars Just Play programme gives the casual footballer aged 16 and over a chance to just turn up to a venue and play football. The Just Play kickabout is recreational football at its best – it’s about turning up for an hour of exercise and a bit of fun. It is football for those who can’t or don’t want to commit to an eight month season of matches and training. Just Play sessions are being delivered weekly at venues across Wiltshire. You can come on your own or with friends.
For more information about the Just Play Football programme please contact Wiltshire FA’s Football Development Officer Chloe Buller - email@example.com or 01793 486047
|Centre||Day and time||Contact|
|Stanley Park Sports Ground Chippenham||Friday 6:30pm - 7:30pm||01249 463905|
|Devizes Leisure Centre, Devizes|
|Nadder Centre, Tisbury|
Wednesday 7pm-8pm (female only)
No strings badminton is an informal pay and play session designed for adults of any ability who are looking to participate in a fun and relaxed environment. We are working in partnership with Badminton England to deliver four new no strings badminton sessions across the county. Sessions cost £3. For more information, please contact Becca Higgs, Sport Development Officer firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Tidworth||Tidworth Leisure Centre||Monday 12:15pm - 1:15pm|
|Salisbury||Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre||Friday 9am - 10am|
Fun friendly sessions involving a range of activities including dance fit, boxercise and rounders exclusively for women. Weekly sessions for the local community provided and designed by female staff. It does not matter what age, ability or the last time you put your trainers on, these sessions are perfect for grabbing some 'me time', having a giggle and getting that feel good factor!
Sessions cost £1. For more information please contact Becca Higgs, Sports Development Officer on email: email@example.com
|Melksham||The Scout Hut, Bath Road, Melksham, SN12 6LP||Wednesday 1:30pm-2:30pm from 6 March 2019|
|Trowbridge||Longfield Community Centre, Trowbridge, BA14 7DZ||Tuesday 5pm-6pm from 26 March 2019|
Come and discover the new weekly Live Well programme which offers social daytime opportunities for adults in your local community. Meet like-minded people and discover new activities and local services that will help put a smile on your face! Activities will include short mat bowls, badminton, keep fit, swimming and table tennis along with social games and activities taking place in the café area.
|Corsham||Springfield Community Campus, SN13 9DN||Tuesday 1.30pm - 4pm|
£4.50* member rate
£6 non-member rate
|Salisbury||Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre, SP1 3NR||Tuesday 1.30pm - 4pm|
£4.50* member rate
£6 non-member rate
* Each member will need to purchase a leisure card and renew annually.
For further information on the Live Well offer or to register your interest please contact: Matt Pearson, sports development officer via email firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01225 770213.
Seated Sports is an adapted sports programme suited for older people and individuals with a mobility limitations. All sports and activities take place from a sitting position allowing participants to take part in a low intensity, highly enjoyable form of physical activity. All sessions are £3 per person.
|Potterne||Village Hall, Mill Road, SN10 5ND||Tuesday||11am - 12 noon|
|Royal Wootton Bassett||Memorial Hall, Station Road, SN4 8EN||Friday||10am - 11am|
For further information and to register your place on the programme contact Josh Hodder, Innov8 Sportz CIC via email on email@example.com or on 07805 097342.Close
Walking sports programme
Walking sports are traditional sports played at a slower, walking pace. This means they are accessible to older people, people who thought they could never play again due to injury, age or medical condition or people that have never played before but would like to start something social, fun and enjoyable.
We are working with the Wiltshire FA and local partners to deliver walking football sessions around the county so check this table for more details. This is predominantly aged at the 50 plus age group. Please contact named people for information on each session including cost.
We're delighted to see that there are now over 400 walking footballers registered in the county following a lot of hard work by the Wilts FA, volunteers and ourselves over the last 3 years.
For latest news, information and updates have a look at the Wiltshire Walking Football facebook page.
|Amesbury||Amesbury Sports Centre||Wednesday 8pm - 9pm||
Chris Christian firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 9am - 11am
Chris Christian email@example.com
Stanley Park sports ground (outdoor 3G pitch)
Trowbridge Sports Centre (indoor sports hall)
Sunday 11am - 12:30pm
Tuesday 8pm – 9.30pm
Beversbrook Sports Ground (outdoor 3G pitch)
Wednesday 2:30pm - 4pm
Leighton Sports Centre (indoor)
Alternate Tuesday*, 8pm – 9pm
Sunday 6pm – 7pm
Chloe Buller - firstname.lastname@example.org
|Marlborough||St John's Academy||Wednesday 7pm - 8pm||Chloe Buller - email@example.com|
*Westbury sessions take place alternate Tuesdays contact Tony Norton for more details.Close
We are working in partnership with England Netball to deliver four walking netball sessions across the county, additional information shown in the table below. Sessions cost £3, for more information please contact Becca Higgs, Sport Development Officer on email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Walking Netball is a slowed down version of the game of netball, designed for anyone looking to exercise in a relaxed, supportive and friendly environment. A game of Walking Netball is for adults of all abilities and every session contains a gentle warm-up.
|Calne||Calne Leisure Centre||
Monday 2pm - 3pm
Friday 9.30am - 10.30am
|Devizes||Wednesday 5pm - 6pm|
|Marlborough||Marlborough Leisure Centre||Monday 1pm-2pm|
|Salisbury||Monday 5pm - 6pm|
|Tidworth||Wednesday 1.30pm - 2.30pm|
Sunday 10am - 11am
Wiltshire Council is currently working in partnership with Salisbury Rugby Club to deliver Walking Rugby sessions. These sessions involves delivering a non-contact version of the traditional game at a walking pace, making sessions more accessible and creating a fun and social sporting opportunity suitable for adults of all ages and abilities.
Sessions cost £3, for more information please contact Becca Higgs, Sport Development Officer on email: email@example.com.
||Day / time|
|Salisbury||Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre||
Tuesday 11am - 12noon
A number of community clubs in Wiltshire also provide a form of walking rugby within their club programme that can be accessed by contacting the club directly.
|Location||Venue||Day / time||Contact|
|Calne||Calne Recreation Ground, Anchor Road, Calne||Thursdays, 7pm - 8pm|
Chris Austin, 07809 196141
Walking Hockey is an adapted, non-contact version of the traditional sport suitable for adults of all ages and abilities. Sessions provide a great way to socialise with other like-minded individuals and to meet new friends, whilst also offering participants the opportunity to be physically active and improve their health and fitness.
Sessions cost £3, for more information please contact Becca Higgs, Sport Development Officer, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Location||Venue||Day / Time|
|Corsham||Springfield Community Campus||Thursday 6pm-7pm|
The sports development team work with a wide variety of clubs and groups across the county and many of these can be found on the Active Wiltshire website in the club directory.