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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.



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

Find Netball Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Back To Netball

Put simply, it’s a fun and friendly re-introduction to netball.

Netball Now

Netball Now is a simple, straight-forward way to play netball.


Nets is a variation of netball that is fast, non-stop and very tactical.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.

Walking Netball

Walking Netball is a slower version of the game we all love; it is netball, but at a walking pace.

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England Netball

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Otford Netball Club

Small friendly netball club for year 3-11 - training on Tuesday evenings. We play in the local Sevenoaks Junior Netball League.

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing

Sevenoaks Sport & Wellbeing is a free magazine in the Sevenoaks District in Kent which hosts an annual Showcase Event for local sports clubs.

Swanley Netball Club

Swanley Netball Club

Swanley is a well established club that has Four senior squads that play in the North West Kent Netball League, plus U12, U14 & U16 teams that play in the Rising Stars Junior Netball League.

Training sessions are taken by the club’s Level 2 qualified

Ashford Netball League

Ashford Netball League

Based in Ashford (Kent), we have a variety of netball activities on offer for:

Young netballers
Beginner netballers
Senior netballers

Breakaways Netball Club

Breakaways Netball Club

Club of 3 Adult Teams & 5 Youth Teams - Leagues: Adult & Elite Youth - Ashford, Maidstone, Folkstone, Canterbury. Youth: Kent County Junior League, Rising Stars, Brean Sands Tournament. Training Sat a.m. Ashford, Kent.
3 x qualified coaches plus helpers

Special Olympics Great Britain

Special Olympics Great Britain

Special Olympics offers a lifetime of learning through sport and benefits individuals of all ages and ability levels – from those with low motor abilities to highly skilled athletes.


Canterbury Academy Netball Club

A friendly local club offering Netball opportunities for girls aged 9 to adult

2022 Commonwealth Games

2022 Commonwealth Games

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games is perfectly positioned, sitting at the heart of the UK and standing for the diversity of the Commonwealth.