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Rounders

Rounders England

Contact Name
General Enquiries
Contact Email
enquiries@roundersengland.co.uk
Contact Telephone
0114 248 0357

Get Involved

What is Rounders?

The sport of Rounders is a fun, exciting, striking and fielding team game, where points known as 'Rounders' are scored by a player hitting a ball and then completing a circuit of the track.

It can be played by both sexes, at any age, at varying levels of ability, as a competitive match or a recreational activity.

Rounders is for everyone. Adult teams can be made up of friends, work colleagues, players from other sports looking for a summer game and young people who want to continue playing rounders after leaving school. The initial appeal is that rounders is fun to play, and doesn't involve buying a lot of very expensive equipment.

Benefits

  • Offers the opportunity to get outside into the fresh air and sunshine
  • Can improve fitness
  • Social benefits of being part of a team

Involvement

If you're looking to organise and set up your own team then the Rounders England Toolkit should be your first port of call! The toolkit provides essential advice on the equipment you'll need, scorecards for your games and top hints and tips for building fun sessions to get people active.

Equipment

To play a game of rounder you will need: Bats, posts, bases and balls

Facts

  • The game of rounders has been played in England since Tudor times.
  • As of March 2015, 15,500 people play Rounders regularly within the programmes of Rounders England

Campaigns

Parents in Sport Week: 1-7 October

This year’s Parents in Sport Week takes place 1 – 7 October 2018.

Local Programmes

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day.

Partners

  • Active Rutland
    County Sport Network
    H&B LSA
    Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Safeguarding
    O&W LSA
    Melton LSA
    Blaby LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Leicester
    Harborough LSA

Partners

  • H&B LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Melton LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • County Sport Network
    Sport England
  • Blaby LSA
    Safeguarding
  • Active Leicester
    O&W LSA
  • Active Rutland
    NWL LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Equality Standard