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Wallball lands Sportivate Funding

We’re delighted to announce that London Sport and the Sportivate programme have approved our funding applications for East and West London wallball projects. This will help us to deliver wallball to hundreds of people in both regions, in particular those from the hard to reach demographics that really struggle to access healthy activity. We’re under way with planning now, have …

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Wallball Goes down a treat at GoFest

Over the weekend of 13-14 August, UK Wallball headed to the University of Surrey’s Sports Park to run sessions and an exhibition stand at GoFest – The UK’s family premier festival of sport, dance, health and fitness. Our Exhibition stand was a great success and the ‘mini minute challenge’ on our new mobile wall attracted families walking past. The challenge …

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Wallball LAUNCHES in East London!

An absolutely brilliant day was had by all on Saturday 6th August – the day where we launched Wallball officially in East London. Carpenter’s Court, a stone’s throw from the Olympic Stadium, was the venue and dozens of local kids and families descended on the venue for a fun day of face-painting, BBQ, football, spike ball and, of course, lots …

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Loving Wallball at London StreetGames Festival

We had a really brilliant day today at the London StreetGames Festival at the Copper Box. About 3000 kids came to the amazing venue to try their hand a whole array of activities; from pickle-ball to judo, zorbing to parcour, wheelchair basketball to football pool and of course, wallball. We were delighted to see so many smiles on faces, people …

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Wallball debuts at Lincolnshire StreetGames Festival

Wallball is spreading fast across the UK and today we took part in the StreetGames festival in Lincolnshire. This event was organised by the Positive Futures team and approximately 250 children took part.  Wallball was situated in the opportunities area and we set up 3 courts against a building wall. The courts proved to be very effective and again this …

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Carpenter’s Court Launch – Aug 6th

You’re invited! We’re officially opening our new court and we’d love to have you come and join the festivities! Carpenter’s Court is our first court in Stratford and we’ll be hosting a festival of fun between 11-5pm on Saturday August 6th. There’ll be a BBQ, music, face painting and of course, loads of wallball! We’ll also be unveiling wall designs …

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Design the Wall!

Street art! We’re opening our new court in August and it’s a community court through-and-through. In conjunction with UCL and LLDC we’re going run a competition in the local schools for 15-20 kids to design the wall! That’s right, this is Street Art – by you! Each school will be given the flyer (which you can also download below) to …

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Community Event at Carpenter’s Court

In the Olympic park on Thursday 2nd June, two of our Team GBR women, Briedenhann & Mills, headed to a community sporting event to introduce locals from the surrounding area to Wallball. Genesis Housing and the London Legacy Development Commission invited UK Wallball, West Ham Football Foundation, and London Lions Basketball to run free sessions for the community alongside a bouncy …

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Wallball “Favourite Sport” at Newham SportInspired Games

On one sunny day on the 11th May, 181 pupils (that’s right, 181!!) from 4 local primary schools took part in the SportInspired Newham Games – a truly inspiring event that brought the whole community together. The day saw each player try their hand at 5 different sports with support from top coaches, volunteers and Young Leaders. The venue – …

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Job Opportunity – Sports Development & Coach

The John Lyon’s Charity awards a £105,000 grant for Wallball & Fives development at the Westway Sports Centre. UK Wallball & the Eton Fives Association (EFA) is delighted to announce that John Lyon’s Charity has made available a grant of £35,000 per year for three years, 2016-2018, to contribute towards the costs of a Wallball & Fives Manager/Coach and an Assistant …

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