CANTERBURY junior HOCKEY CLUB
Over 400 children come to us each week from over 60 different schools in Kent.
Based at Polo Farm we run … mid-week training sessions for 10-18s - and - Sunday morning ‘Mini’ sessions for 200+ budding youngsters. Plus we have hockey teams for boys and girls ranging from U10 to U18s.
higgins national junior awards 2014/15
We nominated 3 of our youngsters this year, and the fantastic news is that they were all placed in the top 3 - Lizzie Neal winning the U16 Girls award, Anna Baker finishing runner up in Girls U18s and James Oates place 3rd in U18 Boys.
junior sports club of the year 2013/14
We registered 348 children with over 350 attending every week. We deliver Kwik Sticks to 15 Primary Schools in the summer term as well as providing tournaments and festivals for juniors throughout the year. The club use players from the national league ladies and mens sections to coach alongside our core club coaches.
We have been awarded the “England Hockey Clubs First” kite mark and “Sport England Clubmark”. These accredit us as being a well managed, child friendly club that puts the welfare and safety of its members first.
One big family
The Juniors is part of the wider Canterbury Hockey Club (which has men’s and women’s teams playing at the top of the English National League).
“I’ve played for Canterbury all my life - you couldn’t find a better place to develop your hockey and make life-long friends.”
Mel Clewlow (double Olympian)
top quality hockey pitches
Polofarm has two floodlit, water based, artificial grass pitches - one adjacent to the clubhouse and bar, with a viewing terrace for spectators.
These facilities are also available for public hire at competitive rates.
hockey training and coaching
We have an experienced team of qualified coaches and helpers.
We cater for all levels from beginners to advanced - and several of our ‘old juniors’ now play international hockey!
Sponsorship helps our Junior Hockey Club to thrive. It enables us to reach more children, provide better coaching and more match play opportunities.
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