Walking Basketball is open to anyone 50+ of any ability/fitness level, and is a fun, low impact way to get active.

So if you are sick of walking around the lake, too tired to climb up a mountain, or just want to have some fun indoors while getting active, why not change it up, grab your friends and hit the court with Walking Basketball to start your Tuesday or Thursday mornings*.

We even provide a post-session morning tea!

(*Please Note – Walking Basketball is delivered in-line with ACT School Terms)

Walking Basketball is BACK for Term 1 (2024) and registration is NOW OPEN


Walking Basketball


– Tuesday – 10.30am – 11.30am;

– Thursday – 10am-11am;



  • Commences – 6 February 2024;
  • Concludes – 4 April 2024.


  • Commences – 1 February 2024;
  • Concludes – 2 April 2024.

Belconnen Basketball Stadium


$10 per participant per week (includes post-session morning tea);

REGISTER Register – Walking Basketball Register – Walking Basketball

What is Walking Basketball?

Walking Basketball, has been designed as a low impact, social and fun way to improve the levels of physical activity and social interaction of those aged 50 years and older.

BACT have trained coaches and facilitators deliver a safe and supported program for interested people to get involved.

Our Walking Basketball sessions are a fun way to keep active, meet new people and learn some new skills, and drills/games can be amended to cater for participants’ capability and enjoyment (such as enabling underarm throws or modified basketball hoops).

Who can play Walking Basketball?

Walking Basketball is open to anyone aged 50 years and over, of any ability and fitness level. Walking Basketball is a low impact, social and fun way to improve and increase physical activity levels, get moving and help injury recovery.

Benefits of Walking Basketball

The benefits of Walking Basketball include:
  • Creates community belonging, participation and a sense of achievement;
  • Opportunity to play a modified game of basketball that is inclusive and caters for all skill levels;
  • Confidence back into the body by bringing muscles alive that may have not been used in a while;
  • A fun way to slow down the ageing process, and help feel stronger and young at heart;
  • An environment where intimidation or anxiety about fitness of skill level is a non-issue;
  • Informal and relaxed structure allowing flexibility that suits the participant;
  • Various physical health benefits

Other Walking Basketball programs

Basketball ACT is also able to offer the following, to help participants become familiar with the Walking Basketball Programs:

Come & Try Sessions 

Come & Try Sessions are a one-off introductory session, designed to help participants familiarise themselves with the Walking Basketball Program, and can be delivered at your venue, or at Belconnen Basketball Stadium.

Fetes & Information Sessions 

Basketball ACT can attend fetes, information sessions or similar community events, to provide information to your organisation or members of your community, about Walking Basketball programs and benefits.

Walking Basketball @ Yours

Walking Basketball @ Yours is tailored program, delivered at your facility.

Suited to organisations that have access to a suitable hall, gymnasium or such, BACT coaches and facilitators provide the equipment and deliver a 1-hour program at your venue.

For further information about BACT Walking Basketball Programs, contact Basketball ACT

E:  development@basketballact.com.au         P: 02) 6189-0709