Health

KEY AIM –
• Our health team aim to provide high quality opportunities to create a healthier community.

The Heath and Inclusion department’s aim is to provide programmes that can have a positive impact on the health agenda within the Burton and surrounding areas. We want to use BAFC, our staff and our stadium as a vehicle to help create a healthier local community.

Through our projects our aims are to help provide opportunities to individuals of all ages that either have issues with their health or want to improve their health. All staff aim to engage, inspire and educate all individuals of mixed abilities and ages.

Check out below, as well as on our tab bar to see what our health team can offer you. For any more information, please contact – John.Widdowson@burtonalbionct.org

Golden Goal
Activity sessions for the members of our community aged 50 years and over, sessions last for two hours and are delivered by our friendly staff. During the sessions there will be a mixture of physical activity such as bowls, skittles, kurling and table tennis, there will also be time to have a cuppa and a chat or have a game of dominoes, cards or the occasional game of bingo.
Over 50’s Football
The UK’s fastest growing sport is Walking Football and the Burton Albion Community trust are proud to be the Midlands Regional Walking football champions and have played in the last two National Walking Football finals. There are plenty of opportunities for residents of East Staffordshire to come and join in at any time, the 1st session is FREE no need to book just turn up in suitable clothing and with a drink.
Head for Goal
We deliver an inclusive football session that meet once a week at the Pirelli Stadium (Burton Albion Community Football Centre Astro), from 2-3pm. The programme is designed to enable participants from across East Staffordshire to improve their mental health and wellbeing, lead a healthy and active lifestyle, whilst creating socialising opportunities.
Fit Fans
Weekly fitness and circuit training sessions for both men and women at Burton Albion Football Club led by qualified BACT staff.
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