Football Development Programme

The programme aims to create a structured approach to the development of football in the borough.

It provides Grassroots football through courses.

Current Courses

Summer Football Skills Weeks  – Starts 1st July 2019 to 23rd August aimed at 4-13 year olds with multiple venues throughout the borough.

Time :10am-1pm

Dates & Venues:

1-5 July - Londonderry Park, Newtownards

1-5 July - Comber Leisure Centre, Comber

15-19 July - St Marys Primary School, Kircubbin

23-27 July - Ballywalter Football Pavillion, Ballywalter (behind the primary school)

29 July - 2 August - Crommelin Park, Donaghadee

5-9 August - Portaferry Football Pavillion, Anne Street, Portaferry

12-16 August - Comber Leisure Centre, Comber

19-23 August - Londonderry Park, Newtownards

 Cost: £37 for 1st Child / £22 for additional child or additional venue

Please complete a registration form (below) and return along with payment to the Spoorts Development office in Londonderry Park

 

Adult Disability Football - Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex

Dates: 1, 8, 15, 29 April & 13 & 20 May & 3, 10, 17, 24 June & 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 September & 7 October

Time: 11am-12noon

 

Kids Disability Football - Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex

Dates: 1, 8, 15, 29 April & 13 & 20 May & 3, 10, 17, 24 June & 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 September & 7 October

Time: 5.00-6.00pm

 

Football Development Centre

Dates:27 Sept, 4,11, 18, 25 Oct, 1,8, 15, 22,29 Nov, 6 & 13 Dec

Time: 3:30-5pm

Venue: Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisue Complex

Cost: £39 (£20 for a second child in the same family)

Please complete a registration form (below) and return along with payment to the Spoorts Development office in Londonderry Park

 

Finished programmes included:

  • Walking football - Ards Blair Mayne Wellbeing and Leisure Complex
  • Community Cup - Londonderry Park
  • Borough Cup
  • Primary school league had 18 schools taking part. The League was won by Londonderry Primary School. This was the 1st time they have won it since 1963.
  • 9 aside leagues for Primary schools (Fiinal at end of May)
  • Peninsula League 
  • January Football Development Centre  This programme was fully booked with 80 kids participating
  • Easter Camp
  • Girls programme - Girls finals day 29th May

For further information on any of our soccer development programmes please contact our Soccer Development Officer Craig Brotherston at craig.brotherston@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk