Social Inclusion

KEY AIM –
•Inspire and engage young people aged 11-19 through the power of football and the BAFC brand.

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 Kicks project, our aim is to help provide opportunities to individuals from 11-19 years to participate in free football and Multi-Sport sessions whilst using the brand of Burton Albion Football Club. All staff aim to engage, inspire and educate all individuals of mixed abilities and ages.

For further information please contact – John.Widdowson@burtonalbionct.org

Kicks
Kicks helps to provide opportunities to individuals from 11-19 years to participate in free football and Multi-Sport sessions whilst using the brand of Burton Albion Football Club. All staff aim to engage, inspire and educate all individuals of mixed abilities and ages.
Safer Community Kicks League
A recently formed BACT project has had a positive take off since its launch in November, with significant numbers in participation rising per week. The Safer Community Premier League Kicks League, which takes place at the new Burton Albion Community Football Centre on Saturday night, has seen an impressive rise in attendance from youngsters aged 11-19.
ParkLives
ParkLives has been provided through one of the Trust’s key partners ‘Street Games’ following recent Sport England and Coca-Cola funding. All sessions are free and will commence from Tuesday 7th June between 4.30-6.30pm at Carver Road Community Park. The aim is enhance the skills, knowledge & confidence to access local parks, by inviting families to engage with their children in sport. Some of the activities which will be available for families include Cricket, Rounder’s, Football, Soccercise and many more each week.
Staffordshire Police Cadets
The service aims to try and give advantages to young people from challenging backgrounds, to try and become responsible citizens. Is this something that you believe you would like to help with by joining the cadets?
Girls
Our dance and movement sessions offer young people aged 2-5 and their families the opportunity to get physical, for those aged 9 year and over join our BACT dancers and learn the latest routines and move to today’s hits.