Walking Football in Balerno

The new season of Walking Football for the over 50’s started at the beginning of September and they are looking for anyone who is interested to come along.

Walking Football is an increasingly popular activity among football enthusiasts who are either too old or physically unable to play full competitive football but still want the thrill and enjoyment of taking part and being part of a club.

Sessions take place at Balerno High School on the new 3G surface, every Friday from 4.30-5.30pm. A number of people from the local community have taken part so far including members of Currie Crocs, a keep fit class, and a number of ex-players returning to the game after a long spell out of playing football.

Walking Football poster photo

The Hub has one regular session, which is coordinated by Heriot-Watt University Football Club in partnership with the South-West Edinburgh Community Sport Hub and SWE Adult Education.

If you are interested in joining you can sign up online here.

Chris Sellar from the South West Edinburgh Community Sports Hub and Billy Singh, Walking Football Development Officer for Paths for All appeared on the STV Edinburgh’s Fountainbridge show on Monday promoting the season with a short clip of the sessions in action. You can watch it online here.

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