Barnet FC Walking Football Team
Walking football sessions powered by the National League Trust
Walking Football is a slower paced version of the beautiful game aimed at (but not limited to) over 50’s. It is designed to help people stay active as well as improve their health, fitness and get those back playing football who may have had to stop due to injuries.
Foundation Manager, Dan Barton said:
“At Barnet FC, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and thriving community, and our new Walking Football programme stands as a testament to that commitment.
Walking Football isn’t just a sport; it’s a platform that transcends age and abilities, offering a unique opportunity for individuals to stay active, engaged, and connected. Beyond the physical aspect, it fosters camaraderie, promotes mental well-being, and creates a sense of belonging among participants.
Our programme isn’t solely about kicking a ball; it’s about breaking barriers, enhancing health, and nurturing a supportive environment where everyone feels welcome. It’s a testament to our belief that football is for everyone, regardless of age or physical limitations.
Thanks to our partnership with the National League Trust who part funded this project, we see firsthand the positive impact it has on our community, fostering friendships, promoting healthy lifestyles, and strengthening the bonds that unite us. The joy and sense of accomplishment witnessed on the pitch speak volumes about the transformative power of this programme.