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

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

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) or isolated people who would like to meet up for a hot drink and biscuit, a chat, play board games, etc.
  • Walking Football – adult social football sessions for those affected by job losses, financial issues, weight gain, or pandemic challenges. Open to men and women.
  • 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.

The Foundation is taking part in Tempo Time Credits for volunteers. Find out more here.

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.
  • Yoga for adults – individualised to do while sitting in a chair or on the floor depending on your mobility. £3 per session, at the idverde Academy.

Email [email protected] to find out more.

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