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The game is played on a hard court with scoring rings at both ends, where players score by netting the netball.

An Overview of Netball

Netball is a seven-a-side game where the aim is to score goals by passing the ball down the court and throwing it in your opponents net. Unlike basketball, players are not allowed to move/run/dribble with the ball. It is all about the passing.

All have named positions on the court such as wing defence or centre. The players are restricted to specific areas according to their position. Players cannot travel with the ball, making netball a game of fast passing with the object being to outscore your opponent by shooting more balls through the goal ring.

Benefits

  • Netball is a fantastically social, team sport
  • You typically burn 450 calories per session
  • It's a whole body workout, and brilliant for increasing muscle tone and improving your cardiovascular system
  • It's low cost
  • It's fun!

Costs

Dependent on the club, coach and session. Taster sessions are often free; Netball Now, Back to Netball is a very affordable pay and play scheme if you don't want to commit to a club and full on membership.

Involvement

Contact Val Kindred for more information or visit www.lrsport.org/directory/englandnetballleicestershirerutland

Equipment

  • Suitable trainers and clothing
  • A netball and netball posts
  • Position labelled netball bibs

Find Netball Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

This Girl Can

Tue, 01 Sep 2020

No one gets to choose how you exercise other than you. Your body, your call. And whatever that looks like, we think it’s worth celebrating.

Back To Netball

Put simply, it’s a fun and friendly re-introduction to netball.

Netball Now

Netball Now is a simple, straight-forward way to play netball.

Nets

Nets is a variation of netball that is fast, non-stop and very tactical.

Walking Netball

Walking Netball is a slower version of the game we all love; it is netball, but at a walking pace.

National Governing Bodies

England Netball

Contact Name
Head Office
Contact Email
info@englandnetball.co.uk
Contact Telephone
01509 277850
Community Sports Foundation

Community Sports Foundation

Norwich City Community Sports Foundation (CSF) is the official charity partner of Norwich City Football Club and helps over 38,000 people every year achieve their goals through sport, supporting some of the most disadvantaged, disabled and talented people

Netball

Icenians Netball Club

Friendly netball club entering its second year with a focus on being a "Club for All", working towards Clubmark award.
Training Mondays at Langley Prep School, Norwich with 2 teams entered in NDNL Wednesday night league at City Academy.
Level 2 + 2 x L

Sprowston Community High School

Sprowston Community High School

We provide school facilities for wider community use during evenings, weekends and school holidays, when not being used by our students.

UEA Sportspark

UEA Sportspark

Sportspark originally opened its doors for the first time in 2000. Funded primarily by the Lottery and Sports England it has become one of the most successful community sport facilities in the UK.

The Sports Factory

The Sports Factory

We are passionate about sharing sport with people and the community. We want to see lives changed as a result of engagement with sport, faith and the church.

4ward sports

4ward sports

4ward Sports provide nurseries, schools and communities with qualified coaches to implement sporting opportunities.

Our objectives are simple; we want as many children involved in sport as possible.

4ward sports provide bubble football and archery t

East Midlands Netball Grant

East Midlands Netball Grant

East Midlands Netball will support their affiliated members by providing subsidies and mentoring opportunities to help develop coaches; tutors; umpires; volunteers and players across the region.

Jenny Day

County Development Officer (Norfolk)