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Get involved with Wildcats Centres in Dorset

Dorset wildcats: Have fun, make friends, play football.


Wildcats Centres provide girls aged 5-11 years with regular opportunities to play football and take part in organised sessions in a fun and engaging environment created exclusively for girls. There are currently 1,600 Wildcats Centres across England, with The FA's aim for 2024 to have double this number of Wildcats Centres across the Country.

The sessions take place on a weekly basis, either after school or at weekends, subject to the local organiser. They provide a safe environment where girls can come together to have fun engaging with sport, develop fundamental skills, try a variety of sessions, learn new things and create foundations for a lifelong love of sport.

Each Wildcats Centre is run in conjunction with local County FA's and utilising qualified coaches and local facilities to offer girls a location nearby where they can get involved.

Wildcats has been running in Dorset since 2017 when we started with three centres. We now have nine confirmed centres starting up again in 2021.

Success stories in Dorset include Dorchester Town Youth now running four girls teams, Dexter Sports offering two girls teams and Poole Town Youth, one of our first centres, now offering two girls teams at the club.

Wildcats is a great way of starting up or developing the girls game at your club with The FA providing funding, training, kit and equipment packs to clubs involved in the programme.

If your club is interested in hosting a Wildcats Centre please get in touch with Justine Mosley (County Development Manager) on 01202 688277 or email Justine.Mosley@dorsetfa.com


To book on to a session please search your post code on the Find Football Near You search engine below.

 

Wildcats centres in dorset 2021

Venue: The Blandford School, DT11 7SQ

Day: TBC

Get in Touch: Steve Powell     Email: scpowell68@gmail.com    Phone:  07917 098954

Provider: Blandford United Youth FC

 

Venue: Pelhams Leisure Centre, BH10 7LF

Day: Tuesday 6-7pm

Get in Touch: Jez Horgan     Email: jezhorgan2002@hotmail.com     Phone: 07889 156514

Provider: Phoenix Youth FC

Venue: TBC

Day:  Saturday  9am  – 10am    and    Thursday   5.30pm - 6.30pm

Get In Touch:  Grant Wills     Email:  grantwills@hotmail.co.uk    Phone: 07840 719523

Provider: Dorchester Town FC

Venue:  Lytchett Manor 3G

Day:   Friday  6pm - 7.30pm

Get in Touch:  Grant Wills    Email: grantwills@hotmail.co.uk   Phone: 07840 719523

Provider: Stars Academy

Venue: Ashdown Leisure Centre, Adastral Rd, Poole, BH17 8RE

Day: Friday 5pm  -  6pm

Get in Touch: Tim Johnson     Email:  wildcats@dextersportsyfc.org.uk   Phone: 07843 600553

Provider: Dexter Sports Youth FC

 

Venue: Haymoor Junior School, BH17 8WG

Day: Saturday   10.00am – 11.30am

Get in Touch: Tracy Haysom   Email:  t.haysom@btinternet.com   Phone:  07971 875719

Provider: Poole Town FC Wessex

 

Venue: The Bowl Football Ground, DT5 1DB

Day: TBC

Get in Touch: Victoria Pinion    Email: vicky_mynes@hotmail.com    Phone: 07967019794

Provider: Portland United Youth

 

Venue: Potterne Park, BH21 6RS

Day: Tuesday   5.00pm – 6.00pm

Get in Touch: Sarah Warwick     Email:  verwoodgirlsfc@outlook.com    Phone:  07852 215070

Provider: Verwood Girls FC

Venue: Potterne Park, BH21 6RS

Day: Saturday    9.15am  – 10.15am

Get in Touch: Sarah Warwick     Email:  verwoodgirlsfc@outlook.com    Phone:  07852 215070

Provider: Verwood Girls FC

 

Venue: Conifers Primary School, Radipole Lane, Weymouth, DT4 0QF

Day: Wednesday    4.30pm  -  5.30pm

Get in Touch: Lee Petty    Email:  leepetty333@icloud.com    Phone:  07903 966793

Provider: Redlands FC

SSE WILDCATS CENTRES FAQ'S

If you’re new to football and don’t have boots that’s not a problem – Wildcats Centres can offer boot schemes so trainers are fine.

Contact development@dorsetfa.com or 01202 688277 to register your interest in the Wildcats.

 Centre costs vary from £1 - £3 per session but won’t be more than that.

All Wildcats coaches are a minimum Level 1 with all volunteers having an FA criminal records check and specific safeguarding training.

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