Due to the current developments of Covid-19 and upon speaking with Football Queensland, we will be postponing the Walking Football Come and Try until we have more clarity on the issue.
BeCA has received information which could be of interest to older residents who are keen to be active and want to enjoy the outdoors.
Baringa Football Club is situated beside the Baringa Primary School carpark and can be contacted on 0424 693 260.
The Football Club will be launching the Walking Football initiative. Walking Football is low impact and ideal for those who are unable to play the game in it’s traditional format.
The program is offered to women and men of all abilities, over the age of 40
· Improves fitness and overall health
· Reduces risk of cardiovascular disease and strokes
· Improves blood pressure and blood sugar levels
· Improves balance and strength
· Provides an opportunity to socialize through participation in sport
Along with all of these great health benefits, walking football is social and FUN! The program will kick off in the next few weeks on a Friday afternoon.
Baringa Football Club will be running a come and try at on Friday 27th March at 4pm. Normally they would be looking at running this a bit later, around 5pm, but Win News is running a story on this and they need to fit in with Win News’ needs.
The plan is to have a sausage sizzle and the organizers will be seeking support from local businesses.