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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.

See Also:
Baseball, Softball

An Overview of Rounders

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. You can download the toolkit at https://www.roundersengland.co.uk/product-category/rounders-toolkit/

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.

Find Rounders Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

Rounders England

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

Vision Sports Academy CIC

Vision Sports Academy CIC (VSA) is a Birmingham based sports coaching social enterprise, more specifically a community interest company which tackles social objectives & reinvests profits back into the community.

Rounders England, Chief Executive Officer

Rounders England is a non-profit sport’s national governing body (NGB) in England. Based in Sheffield; they provide a structure for the sport from the Board, local deliverers and teams right through to individual members and volunteers.