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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.


  • 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!


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.


Adaptations and Equipment

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

Find Netball Clubs/Groups Near You

Use the search below to find local organisations near you.

Contact your local Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Team

Across Leicestershire, Leicester & Rutland the Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Teams are providing opportunities to support you to become more active.

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day, benefiting their long-term physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Funding Finder

Our Funding Finder enables you to identify the most suitable local, regional and national funding schemes available for clubs and organisations, facilities and talented individuals.

Holidays Together

Leicestershire Holidays Together is a free and exciting Department for Education-funded holiday programme for school-aged children and young people

Local Leisure Centres

There are a number of local leisure centres and health clubs across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland. Take a look!

Team Leicestershire

Providing opportunities for young people who aspire towards further progression and success in sport & physical activity.

Team Leicestershire Talent

Team Leicestershire Talent is a new Talented Athlete Support Programme for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland athletes.

Start a Conversation, Suicide is Preventable

Start a Conversation is a suicide prevention campaign that aims to build a community that is committed to the mental health and wellbeing of its residents.

This Girl Can

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. This Girl Can, funded by The National Lottery, believes th

National Governing Bodies

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De Montfort University

De Montfort University

DMU offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching, world-class facilities and a fantastic student experience.

University Of Leicester

University Of Leicester

Our university was founded almost a hundred years ago in the aftermath of the Great War. The men and women who built this new institution hoped that it would be not only a living memorial to the darkness of their recent past, but a beacon of hope for the

Sports U

Sports U

SportsInU provides instructors and services such as Boxercise, Football, Dance/exercise to music, Basketball, Mix Martial Arts and seated exercise activities to keep people healthy and fit.

Active Leicester

Active Leicester

Active Leicester encompasses all sports in the city.

Sir Jonathan North Community College

Sir Jonathan North Community College

Sir Jonathan North College is an Outstanding all girls College based in Leicester.

Si Sports Ltd

Si Sports Ltd

A leading sports provider of quality P.E. and alternative education in Leicestershire.

Ravenhurst Primary School

Ravenhurst Primary School

We are a Leicestershire Primary School with 519 children on roll - aged 4 to 11. We do a range activities such as Activate, The Daily Mile, BBC Supermovers, Go Noodle and HBSSPAN Virtual Challenges.

Super Star Sport Midlands

Super Star Sport Midlands

Founded in 2011, Super Star Sport is a coaching organisation that prides itself in delivering fun, high quality sports sessions in both nursery and primary school settings.

Millfield Academy

Primary School part of the LEAD Academy Trust. Member of the HBSSPAN. 2 form entry Reception to Year 6.

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy is an all through school. We have a wide range of sporting opportunities for all students in the Primary and Secondary phases. The school also welcomes the community as we take bookings in the evenings and weekends.

Riverside Community Primary School

Primary school Foundation, KS1 and 2

Highcliffe Primary School

Primary school based in Birstall, Leicestershire

Langmoor Primary School

Langmoor Primary School

Primary School


Knighton Netball Club

Teams compete in the Leicester Youth League and Leicester League (Age: From school year 7).

Forward Thinking Movement and Dance

To provide an accessible and inclusive environment to support children, young people, and adults with additional needs to access and engage in high quality performing art opportunities.

Gartree High School

Gartree High School

High school offering a wide range of extra-curricular sport opportunity.

SFK Multisports

SFK Multisports

We are a sports coaching company working with local schools and authorities to deliver sports coaching for communities


Grasshopper Netball Club

Teams compete in the Leicester Youth League and Leicester Netball League (Age: from 12 years old )

Active Blaby

Active Blaby

Active Blaby is your local service to help people become more active. We work hard to give people the capability, opportunity and/or motivation to add a bit more movement into their daily lives.

Clubszone Syston

Kids Summer Holiday Club
Syston for Children Aged 5-12 Years Old.

Ladies Only Netball

Ladies Only Netball

Ladies only netball

Summer Childrens Holiday Club - Market Harborough

Summer Childrens Holiday Club - Market Harborough

If you’re looking for the most awesome children’s summer holiday childcare in Leicestershire then you’re in the right place! Our holiday camps bring children together in a fun, safe and active environment where they can try lots of activities, learn skills, make lots of friends and most importantly, have fun!

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School Games Summer Festival

School Games Summer Festival

The Festival will see young people from across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland come to take part in a range of competitive and non-competitive school sport and physical activity opportunities.

East Midlands Netball Funding

East Midlands Netball Funding

East Midlands Netball have three funding streams to support clubs, coaches, tutors, umpires, volunteers and players across the region.

Customer Experience Assistant

Do you want to work in a great team, with a friendly atmosphere, with super support?

Are you a team player, with a positive mindset and able to connect empathetically and deliver a fantastic customer experience ?

Then this is the opportunity for you.

Ruby Mahal

Netball Development Officer (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)