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Sporting Chance for men aged 50 plus

Bored or at a loose end? Want to get off the sofa, get active or make new friends? Then Sporting Chance is for you.

Our activities include:

Day Time Activity Cost Location
First Monday of the month 10am Speaker at Billingham Library, different topic every month Free Billingham Library, Billingham Town Centre
Second Monday of the month 10am start Easy walk, for about 1.5 hrs Free Text, ring or email Gill Watson, see contact details below
Monday, weekly 1pm Walking football Free Queens Campus, Durham University, Stockton-on-Tees
Tuesday, weekly 2pm Online exercise Free Your phone, tablet or laptop. Please contact Gill Watson for the Zoom code
First Wednesday of the month 10am Social meet up with light refreshments Free Thornaby Central Library, Thornaby Town Centre
Wednesday, weekly 1.15pm Walking football Free for 4 week trial then £2 per session inc cuppa afterwards Norton Sports Trust, Station Road, Norton
Thursday, weekly 10am Mixed activity, rota of badminton, volleyball, basketball and circuit Free Queens Campus, Durham University, Stockton-on-Tees

We also have rolling programmes including healthy cooking, annual outings, one-off events and more.

It is easy to get involved; just give us a call or drop us an email and come along and see what’s on offer. If you’re feeling unsure, our friendly band of volunteers will make sure you’re given a warm welcome.

Please visit the Sporting Chance webpage on the Volunteering Matters website to find out more about the project.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Gill Watson
Contact Position
Project Development Officer
07823 413242
Sporting Chance

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Various days, times and locations.
Time of day

Other Details


Most sessions are free or at most £2 per person.


Referral required
Other notes

come and see what we do prior to joining in !

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Last Updated: 14/11/2022
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