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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

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.

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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.

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

Croft Church of England Primary School

Croft Church Of England Primary School is a small, family feel school who believe in a holistic approach to education so health and well being feature highly in our curriculum offer.

Aldercar High School & Community Centre

Aldercar High School and 6th Form Centre is an important resource for all the community, providing an excellent service not only to students, but also to the wider community it serves.

Howitt Primary Community School

Howitt is a larger than average Primary School with approximately 400 pupils. We are lucky to have our own purpose built Nursery so that children can learn here from an early age. In main school, there are 2 classes for each year group.