Get Involved

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Are you interested in playing Goalball? Or becoming a coach or an official? Then contact your nearest club and Get Involved!

Taster Sessions

Saturday 25th May
10.30am to 12pm
Blackburn Youth Zone, Jubilee Street, Blackburn, BB1 1EP

For more information please contact Kathryn Fielding:
T. 07795 263642
E. kathryn@goalballuk.com

Saturday 25th May (10am to 3pm)

Goalball will be one of many sports on offer at the British Blind Sport ‘Have a Go’ day at Valley Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey, BT36 7LS

FREE for BBS members, £5 for non-members (BBS membership is free for juniors under the age of 18).

Open to all ages and abilities.

Find out more and register online at: https://britishblindsport.org.uk/have-a-go-day-belfast/ 

Contact Alex Pitts, Participation Officer for more information:
Tel: 01926 424247 or email Alex@britishblindsport.org.uk

Saturday 15th June and 20th July
11am to 1pm
University of Exeter (St Luke’s Campus), 79 Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 1TX

For more information please contact Tom Dobson:
T. 07526 169288
E. Tom.Dobson@goalballuk.com

Goalball UK are busy working to develop new clubs throughout the country and regularly hold taster sessions.

Dates and venues for future sessions will be announced soon. To register your interest please email us or call 0114 2235670.

To find a list of all Goalball UK clubs please click here.

All you need to start a club

  • A quiet gym, and, if it has a volleyball court marked in it it’s a bonus as this is the same size as a Goalball court and you can use these lines for guidance
  • Tape and string to mark out the court
  • A ball that makes a noise, preferably a goalball but if you have youngsters playing it may be advisable to start with a Jingle Ball which is larger and softer than a Goalball, or a Kixz football
  • Padding, to cover elbows, knees, hips, chest (for girls) and groins (for boys)
  • Eyeshades, like ski goggles but sleepshades could be used to start with, these are less expensive although they do not offer the same protection
  • Goals can be formed from gym benches initially but players need to be warned to be careful not to fall over them.
  • Some willing players!!
Equipment Information
A group of Goalball Players

For information on how to improve your club, Click Here to visit our Club Matters page.  

If you are interested in starting a new goalball club then Goalball UK will be able to support you in gaining all the equipment outlined above and help you develop the club. For more information please email us or call 0114 2235670.

Officiating

We are always looking for new officials to help support our domestic competitions. For information on how to become an officialClick Here to visit our Volunteering page.

Volunteering

For information on how to volunteer Click Here to visit our Volunteering page.