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Walking football is a variant of football that is aimed at keeping people aged over-50 involved with football as well as providing tremendous physical, social and mental benefits to participating.

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Football

An Overview of Walking Football

Our successful Walking Football programme is continually growing with constant expansion across the city to meet demand. Our current sessions are as follows:

Monday

Glasgow Club Donald Dewar (10-11am)

Glasgow Club Nethercraigs (12-1pm) ***booked via Palace of Art

Glasgow Green Football Centre (7-8pm)

Tuesday

Glasgow Club Scotstoun (10-11am)

Toryglen Regional Football Centre (10-11am)

Tollcross ISC (1-2pm)

Palace of Art (6-7pm)

Wednesday

Glasgow Club Bellahouston (10-11am)

Glasgow Club Maryhill (1-2pm)

Toryglen Regional Football Centre (10-12pm) *Dementia Session

Thursday

Toryglen Regional Football Centre (10-12pm) *Parkinson's Session

Glasgow Club Scotstoun (10-11am)

Toryglen Regional Football Centre (8-9pm)

Friday

Palace of Art (10-11am)

Palace of Art (10-11am) *Women's Only

Palace of Art (11-12pm) *Low Intensity Walking Football

Palace of Art (11-12pm) *Super Vets ('normal' recreation football)

Benefits

The manner in which the sport is played promotes cardiovascular fitness whilst producing the least stress on the body. It also assists participants maintain an active lifestyle.

All our Walking Football sessions provide a tremendous social benefits with opportunities to meet new friends and also share in a cup of tea/coffee afterwards.

Costs

Our walking football sessions cost £3.50 and are pay as you go.

Members of our Glasgow Club can attend as many walking football sessions per month as they would like all inclusive of their membership.

Involvement

To get involved click on the search button at the side of this page and it will show you all walking football sessions in Glasgow.

Adaptations and Equipment

We recommend that players all have appropriate footwear when participating with trainers recommended for indoor and outdoor sessions to support balance.

Facts

Glasgow Sport's walking football players were included in the 22nd March 2018 episode of Still Game!

Though based on football, the key difference in the rules, from standard football, is that if a player runs then they concede a free kick to the other side.

We also fall in line with Walking Football Scotland's 'Laws of the Game' including:

  • Non-Contact
  • 3 touch
  • Height restriction - no higher than crossbar

Find Walking Football Clubs/Groups Near You

Use the search below to find local organisations near you.

National Governing Bodies

Glasgow Life - Football

Contact Name
Glasgow Life - Football
Contact Email
football@glasgowlife.org.uk
Contact Telephone
0141 287 5953
Glasgow Life - Football

Glasgow Life - Football

Glasgow has a special history when it comes to the beautiful game. Glasgow Life's football programme reflects that passion at every level.
From coaching and development camps to walking football and social kickabouts, we look forward to seeing you on a p

Easterhouse Phoenix Walking Football

Easterhouse Phoenix Walking Football

Walking football activity designed to be delivered in a social setting for males 50+ and females 40+. The aim of these sessions is to promote physical and mental wellbeing.

Park Villa Community Sports Hub

Park Villa Community Sports Hub

Based in Govan, the Park Villa Community Sports Hub has a wide range of activities being delivered to the community. Check out what we have on and get Involved with exciting activities at Park Villa.

Drumchapel United

Drumchapel United

We provide football coaching, academies, teams and holiday programmes for young people in and around our area from 2 years old for boys and girls.

We also have a three amateur teams and an over 35s team.

Walking Football

Walking Football

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Walking Football (Women's Only)

Walking Football (Women's Only)

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Walking Football

Walking Football

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Dementia Walking Football

Dementia Walking Football

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Walking Football

Walking Football

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Parkinson's Walking Football (in partnership with Celtic FC Foundation & Parkinson's UK)

Parkinson's Walking Football (in partnership with Celtic FC Foundation & Parkinson's UK)

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Walking Football - Low Intensity

Walking Football - Low Intensity

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Super Vets

Super Vets

Super Vets is a programme for those aged 50+ and gives the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Walking Football

Walking Football

Walking football is designed to give you the chance to play the game you love but reduce the chances of injury. It's a great way to keep fit, learn skills, have fun and socialise!

Easterhouse Walking Football

Easterhouse Walking Football

Walking Football for males 50+ and females 40+

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