In order to make sure that our sessions can go ahead safely, we are complying with the rules put in place by England Netball.

See below for points of information regarding these rules and regulations.

NGB COVID Website Link Stages Current Stage  Last Updated
England Netball
Stages 1-6 4A 29/09/2020
What Does The Current Stage Mean For Training and Equipment etc
  • Limit the sharing of equipment, bibs must not be shared.
  • Regular breaks in the session for hand and equipment sanitization
  • Outdoor use is strongly recommended if possible
  • COVID officer in place
  • Must be in place:
    • Hand sanitiser
    • Antibacterial wipes for netball and post sanitisation, clinical wipes are recommended if possible
    • Non-surgical face masks for certain roles to be used if indoor courts are needed
    • Signage for court area (laminated if possible so they can be sanitised)
    • Health Screening check list (laminated if possible so it can be sanitised)
    • Binbag for disposing of wipes
  • Players should bring their own balls where possible. Shared balls to be cleaned before after and during session. Bags labelled clean and dirty
  • On court rule modifications
  • Senior training (O18s) can take place outdoors, again in line with stage 4a of our Return to Play Roadmap.
  • Senior training (O18s) can still take place indoors in line with stage 4a of our Return to Play Roadmap but now must also adhere to the ‘rule of six.’ It has not yet been confirmed whether multiple groups of six can convene on one court, we are seeking urgent clarification on this
  • The Universities rule on the number allowed in the venue at any one time remains at 6. This means a maximum of 6 athletes can train at once or 5 and a coach.

Club information

Everyone is welcome in the club, whether it is to play competitively and improve your own performance or as more of a social and getting back into netball after school or trying it for the first time.

Currently we have 2 teams in the BUCS leagues. Our 1st team are in Midlands 2 and our 2nd team in the 5th tier. 


We are based at Alexander Sports Centre, commonly known as ASH, located 10 minutes from Bedford campus at MK40 2BQ. There are frequent trains from Luton, and a free University bus from Bedford train station that en route to Bedford campus stops right outside ASH, making it an easy venue to get to. We train at the Arena on Bedford campus on Wednesdays, when we do not play a BUCS game.

Regular Training times

There will be free travel for all competitive sport members from the Luton Campus. Come find us a Freshers for more information.

Day Venue Time
Mondays Alexander Sports Centre 18:00-20:00

A booking system will shortly be in place for you to book a slot on our training sessions

How to join

To join our team, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the BUCS Play app form the app store
  2. Create at BUCS Play account using your STUDENT EMAIL ADDRESS and then search for Bedfordshire Netball
  3. Pay for sports membership using the link below


Not too sure whether you want to join? Dont worry, you have until October the 31st to pay for a sports membership. Just complete steps 1 and 2 and then get in touch with us on our socials.

To Find Out More

Contact Sport - for Aspire Gym and booking enquiries - for anything to do with the Get Active Programme - for more information about our coaching courses, or to book onto a course - for questions regarding our Sport Scholarships


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