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Netball Wellington Centre

Low Impact (Fast Walking) Netball

 (It's never too late to try something new!

This adapted version of netball was introduced in England and is aimed at ladies and gents aged 18+ who love netball yet may like to try a quick-paced yet not-so-hard-on-the-joints version of the game.  Perhaps you're recovering from injury, just had a baby, played at primary school and want to ease back in, wish to learn to play for the first time, would like to stay active in a high-tempo yet low-impact way, get a bit fitter, stay mobile or just come along to meet new friends and have a laugh. 

In this modified game timing, ball-placement, pass selection and space is crucial.  You'll be forced to rethink tactics given you can't just out-run or out-jump your opponent.  Great dodges and thoughtful positioning become your go-to tools instead.  Don't let the name fool you... you'll soon work up a sweat!

To learn more, check out this RNZ March 2020 article titled Walking Netball - there really is a sport for everyone

Rules are:...

  • Participants must be over 18 years of age
  • No running or jumping - one foot must be on the ground at all times
  • Player can hold the ball for up to 4 seconds
  • Maximum of three males on courts at any one time - one in the defence circle area, one in the mid-court area and one in the shooting circle area.
  • All other standard netball rules apply

No uniforms necessary & bibs are supplied. 
Teams are compiled on the night so just turn up!
Short games/quarters of no more than 10 minutes with rolling subs allowed as required. Flexibility vital as depending on numbers on the night means there may be more playing periods for shorter time.
Come and try as a wee taster - with any luck you'll get hooked! 

When: Monday nights during Terms 1 & 4, Friday nights during Terms 2 & 3 (due to court availability)  
Where: ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie
Dates & times below...

Term 1 2022:
Monday 17 January 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Not held Monday 24 January (Wellington Anniversary observed)
Monday 31 January 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Not held Monday 7 February (Waitangi Day observed)
Monday 14 February 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 21 February 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 28 February 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 7 March 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 14 March 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 21 March 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday  28 March 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 4 April 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 11 April 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Term 2:
Friday 6 May 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 13 May 6.30pm to 7.30pm (cancelled, limited availability)
Friday 20 May 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 27 May 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 3 June 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 10 June 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 17 June 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Not held Friday 24 June (Matariki observed)
Friday 1 July 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 8 July 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Not held 15 or 22 July

Term 3: 
Friday 29 July 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 5 August 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 12 August 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 19 August 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 26 August 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 2 September 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 9 September 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 16 September 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 23 September 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Friday 30 September 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Term 4: 
Monday 17 October 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Not held Monday 24 October (Labour Day observed)
Monday 31 October 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 7 November 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 14 November 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 21 November 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 28 November 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 5 December 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Monday 12 December 6.30pm to 7.30pm

With 2023 dates to come... 

Cost: $7.50 per person paid in cash on the night.  Exact change much appreciated.

How to register
To register please email John at admin@netballwellington.co.nz.
Please also click "Interested" in the event on our Netball Wellington Centre Facebook page found @netballwellingtoncentre and don't forget to show up on the day!

Individuals and groups most welcome!  Teams made up on the day.

For more info...
Check out the videos down the right hand side to see what all the fuss is about!