Walking Cricket Taster Session

Do you ever look back on your younger sporting days, and wish you could re-live those golden moments? Or perhaps you’ve never been very sporty, but you’ve often watched others experience the camaraderie of being part of a team and felt a little envious? Or maybe you’re recovering from an accident or illness and have been encouraged to exercise more, but just don’t feel very motivated and have no idea how to get started?

Yes, you’ve got a few more years behind you now. Yes, you’ve got a few more aches and pains to commiserate about. But that doesn’t have to stop you enjoying the physical, mental and social boost walking sports can bring.

Staying active as you get older can help you live a happier and healthier life, as exercise is proven to do all kinds of good things for your body and mind – from decreasing cholesterol and preventing osteoporosis to reducing stress and helping with the onset of dementia.

Walking sports are a fun way to keep your energy up, make new friends, and look after your health.  And after a session, it will be the best tasting slice of cake and a cuppa with friends that you’ll have all week!

Walking Cricket

Walking Cricket is the sport you love, just played at a slower pace – so it’s perfect for people who are older, or less physically able, but who still want to enjoy the thrill of the game. The can be played as teams or in pairs.  Everyhting  is walking, including the ‘runs’ and fielding, and a match lasts about an hour.  A soft ball is also used.

Why play Walking Cricket?

Whether you’re batting, bowling, or fielding, it’s a great form of cardio exercise. Plus it improves both agility and hand-eye coordination. If you ever enjoyed playing rounders at school, you’ll love a game of Walking Cricket. Get a group of guys and gals together, as Walking Cricket is a very social sport, filled with team spirit and fun.

Book your place on the Walking Cricket Session

On Monday 10th January from 10am – 12.30pm we have a walking cricket taster session at Blackbrook Leisure Centre, Taunton, TA1 2RW.  If you would like to join us and book a place, please complete this booking form [button link=”https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=CcMcZt-Tx0WnW7L2ExnpdRq0Bx3S50VMhqC9Mfe9s-tUNjYyUFhBRjJEN0dLWVdLMDhTTzYxUDdBUSQlQCNjPTEu” color=”red” newwindow=”yes”] Book a place on walking cricket[/button]

Or phone 01823 352266 or email Steve.Gass@SomersetCricketFoundation.org    Please note we have limited spaces!


If you have time on your hands and like the idea of setting up your own walking cricket group, we would love to hear from you.  We are developing a workshop for potential walking cricket co-ordinator’s to give you the skills to safely run your own session.  If you would like to express an interest, please complete this form:

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