Peterborough United Foundation

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Peterborough United Foundation is the charity arm of the Peterborough United Football Club. Since its formation in 2009, they have delivered a variety of projects across 4 key themes: Sports Participation, Social Inclusion/Community Cohesion, Health and Education.

This activity is good for wellbeing because

  • It gives people of all ages and abilities the chance to engage with fun activities
  • It gives opportunity to create lifelong friends
  • It is a chance to focus and engage with positive and supportive staff who are there to help and listen

Free activities include:

  • Premier League Kicks – Evening football sessions for hard to reach youngsters.
  • PAN Disability – Weekly football sessions for 6-16 year olds and separate sessions for adults who have learning difficulties, sight and/or hearing loss or physical difficulties.
  • Sports Scholarship Programme – For boys and girls, this combines Football with a BTEC Level 3 in Sport / A-Levels. Unique to this course, the fixtures will be played against both Premier League and Football League clubs with similar programmes.
  • Premier League Primary Stars – This free to school’s programme develops primary school teachers knowledge and confidence in delivering physical education lessons, and how to use sport as a tool to engage and assist students’ understanding of English, Maths and PSHE.
  • Healthy Goals Programme – Aimed at people aged 30+ and for those wanting to lose weight and live healthier lifestyles. Free 6-week programmes available.
  • Extra Time Hubs– aimed at older (semi-retired or retired) adults who would like to meet up for a hot drink and biscuit, a chat, play board games, etc.
  • Walking Football for people with disabilities (visible and non-visible), inclusive sessions specifically designed to support individuals (18+) with additional needs, find out more here.
  • Mindful Motion – for retired and semi-retired people, with 1 hour of physical exercises and 1 hour of social activities, find out more on this page.
  • Healthy Goals – a six week programme to help inactive adults (age 30+) to improve their physical and mental health. Separate male and female groups. Qualified personal trainers delivering the programme alongside community staff on hand to support everyone to get involved and achieve their own health goals. Contact [email protected] for more information and to register.

Email [email protected] to find out more.

Activities subject to a fee include:

  • Boys’ and girls’ development football centre – under 6’s through to under 16’s, players can gain additional training with highly qualified coaches whilst they still train and play for a grassroots team.
  • Boys Shadow Squads – based at the idverde Academy, the Shadow Squads is the tier below the Academy and provides players an hour’s additional coaching per week on top of their current training schedule. Along with following a training syllabus parallel to the Academy, sessions will be delivered by UEFA B coaches and players will also have regular games as a group.
  • Holiday Camps – provide school holiday courses for boys and girls of any ability, aged between 5-11 year of age. The sessions are run at different venues across the Peterborough region. Each day consists of fun sessions throughout the day and culminates in matches and tournaments.
  • Chair-based exercise – for older adults and/or those with long-term health issues or disabilities, see more here.
  • Chair-based exercise for people living with dementia and their carers (carers are free).
  • Yoga United – men and women age 18+, find out more here.
  • Walking Football – adult social football sessions, open to men and women age 18+, see more here.

Email [email protected] to find out more. You can also check out their Health & Wellbeing webpage to find out the latest offerings specifically for adults.

How to contact

Where to go

Weston Homes Stadium
London Rd
Peterborough PE2 8AL

Nene Valley Community Centre
Candy Street
Peterborough PE2 9RE

Nene Park Academy Training Ground
Oundle Road
Peterborough PE2 7EA

Idverde Training Ground
Oundle Road
Peterborough PE2 7EA

Hodgson Community Centre
Hodgson Avenue
Peterborough PE4 5EG

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