Walking football is a popular, and growing, format of the game

Walking Football

Enjoy the beautiful game at a slower pace

You can talk the talk but can you walk the walk?

No sprinting. No running and don't even think about jogging!

Walking Football is exactly as the name suggests - you play football, walking. Usually aimed at people over 50, this inclusive, fun and sociable 5-a-side version of the game is slow-paced but lacks none of the passion or excitement of the original game.

Whether you're looking to keep active, stay fit, or simply want to play for the love of the game, Walking Football offers the perfect opportunity to take to the pitch.

As well as the health benefits associated with most forms of physical activity; keeping fit and active, weight loss etc there are also many social health benefits that come with playing Walking Football.

Taking time to socialise, meet new people or even build confidence are all part and parcel of taking part in this slower version of the beautiful game.

We've teamed up with a number of partners across the game to ensure that Walking Football is provided at locations throughout Oxfordshire.

Indoor or outdoors. Male or mixed sessions. Morning or afternoon. There's a session to suit you.

Throughout the year, we deliver a number of Walking Football Festivals in collaboration with local partners. This provides a perfect opportunity for walking football groups to get together and enjoy the beautiful game.

We also deliver the Oxfordshire FA Walking Football Cup annually in the spring.

If you would like to get involved in the festivals or cup get in touch with us for more details!

For more information about Walking Football and how it can benefit you, get in touch with us or contact one of the providers as listed below:

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01993 894405
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email:  Development@OxfordshireFA.com

Walking football sessions in Oxfordshire

Click on the location to view details of the sessions available in that area.

Spiceball Country Park
Banbury, 
Oxfordshire,
OX16 2RD

Run by Cherwell District Council and Age UK Oxfordshire

Mondays, 5.00pm - 6.00pm - FREE (£2 per session in autumn/winter, when sessions move to Spiceball Leisure Centre)

Get in touch to find out more or book a session: 

harry.baker@cherwell-dc.gov.uk

Whitelands Farm Sports Ground
Chesterton, 
Bicester,
OX26 1XA

Monday 2.30pm to 3.30pm.
Wednesday 10.30am to 11.30am.
Friday 7.30pm to 8.30pm. 

All sessions at Whiteland’s Farm Sports Ground.

Get in touch to find out more or book a session: 

Steve Payne - Stevempayne1@gmail.com

Cherwell Strollers
The Dewey Sports Centre
Barley Close
Bloxham
Banbury 
OX15 4NJ

Wednesdays, 8pm – 9pm  (£3 per session)

Get in touch to find out more or book a session: 

Stan Horlock - stan@thehorlocks.com

 

Chalgrove MUGA (mixed - aimed at over 50's)
Chalgrove Cavaliers FC 
Baronshurst Drive, 
Chalgrove, 
Oxford, 
OX44 7TE

Wednesdays, 18:30 - 19:30 (£3 per session)
Get in touch to find out more or book a session:

Graham Cooper
grahamcooper95@gmail.com
(Provided by Chalgrove Cavaliers Walking Football)

Chalgrove MUGA (mixed - aimed at over 50's)
Chalgrove Cavaliers FC 
Baronshurst Drive, 
Chalgrove, 
Oxford, 
OX44 7TE

Friday 10.00-11.00am (£3 per session)
Get in touch to find out more or book a session:
Graham Cooper
grahamcooper95@gmail.com

 

Charlbury Community Centre
Spendlove Centre, 
Enstone Road, 
Charlbury 
OX7 3PQ

The Charlbury sessions are held at Charlbury Community Centre on Wednesdays between 3:00pm - 4:30pm and Thursday evening between 8:00pm - 9:00pm

We also have a webpage www.shilsons.co.uk/ctwf.html 

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For further information:

Website: www.shilsons.co.uk/ctwf.html
Email: ctwf@shilsons.co.uk
Phone: 07388 010496

(Provided by Charlbury Community Centre in partnership with Better)

Chipping Norton Leisure Centre (aimed at 60+)
Burford Road, 
Chipping Norton, 
OX7 3DY

Mondays, 17:00 - 18:30 (£3 or FREE to centre members)

For more information, please click here

(Provided by Better)

Day: Thursdays
Time: 2pm – 4pm 
Where: Carterton Leisure Centre (Sports Hall)
Cost: £3

carterton@gll.org

01993 840933 (Option 5)

(Provided by Better)

Oxford Academy (Mixed, Over 50's)
Sandy Lane West,
Littlemore,
OX4 6JZ

Saturday 10am - 12noon at the Oxford Academy,  £5 for 2 hours or £3 for 1 hour.
Sundays 9am - 10am at the Oxford Academy,  £3 a session. 

Oxford Sports Park
Oxford Road
Horspath
Oxford

Wednesday 8pm - 9pm at the Oxford Sports Park,  £3 a session

The club currently compete in the Thames Valley Walking Football League and have teams entered for men's over-50s, over-60s and over-65s leagues, and also the women's league starting in 2021.

Get in touch to find out more or book a session:

Ken Wroe
07973541660
kenwroe8@gmail.com

(Provided by Oxford United Walking Football Club)

 

Bishopswood Sports Ground, 
Gallowstree Common,
Reading,
RG4 9BT 
 
Mondays 6pm – 7pm (£3 per session)
 
Wednesday 10:00 - 11:30 (£3 per session)
 
Get in touch to find out more or book a session:
Contact
ian.massey28@gmail.com
 
(Provided by Rotherfield United FC)

 

Windrush Leisure Centre (Over 60’s)
Witney,
Oxfordshire,
OX28 4YA

Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 (£3 or FREE to centre members)

Get in touch to find out more or book a session:
Reception
01993 202020
windrush@gll.org

(Provided by Better)

 

Football in the Vale of White Horse is governed by the Berks & Bucks Football Association.

For Walking Football sessions in this area please contact:
Football Development
01235 554898

Jonathan.Wood@berks-bucksfa.com

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