Suitable Weather Favourite Activities

Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is a limited-contact team field sport played with a flying disc (frisbee). Points are scored by passing the disc to a teammate in the opposing end zone. A relatively new sport but gaining lots of popularity for its ability to mix fun with a quality work out.

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Chadsmoor | St Josephs
All year Round Favourite Activities

Dodgeball

Originating in Africa as a tribal ritual this game was brought to Europe by a missionary and developed into a less aggressive form. It was taken to the US in 1884  by Phillip Ferguson from Yale University who developed it into the faster court orientated game we see today.

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Chadsmoor
All year Round Favourite Activities

Dance

In addition to being a physical activity, dancing is also a highly social activity. Dance can help children improve their social and communication skills, learn how to work as part of a team, develop a greater sense of trust and cooperation and make new friends.

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Chadsmoor
Suitable Weather Favourite Activities

Rounders

The game of rounders has been played in England since Tudor times, with the earliest reference being in 1744 in “A Little Pretty Pocketbook” where it was called baseball. This is a sport primarily played in school but US baseball authoritarians agree it was likely their game derived from rounders.

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Venue:
Chadsmoor
Suitable Weather Outdoor Sports

Football

Football is not only the nations favourite sport and game but is where the game originated and where the rules were officially formulated.  Its now estimated to be played by more than 250 million players in over 200 countries. It requires very little equipment so it can be played in the any open ground or park.

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Venue:
Chadsmoor | St Josephs
Suitable Weather Outdoor Sports

Athletics

Athletics has come a long way since the ancient Olympics of Greece. The sport now often referred to as "track and field"  has nearly 50 outdoor and 25 indoor events that fall under the International Association of Athletics Federation authority.

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Venue:
Chadsmoor | St Josephs
Suitable Weather Outdoor Sports

Cricket

Cricket has been an established team sport for hundreds of years and is one of the most popular sports in the world. It began in England and is now very popular through out the commonwealth. It is said that is was a game created for children by children.

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Chadsmoor | St Josephs
Suitable Weather Outdoor Sports

Hockey

It is suggested that like perhaps kicking a ball like object around the most natural thing to do is to pick up a stick and hit a ball like object around! Stick and ball games have been around for centuries and recorded across the world in various forms but the modern variant of field hockey is reputed to have begun in 19th century England.

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Venue:
Chadsmoor | St Josephs
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