Set in the heart of the beautiful West Sussex countryside, Horsham Sports Club has been at this magnificent location since 1851. The clubhouse and picturesque ground overlook Denne Hill yet are only a five minute walk from the town centre. The clubhouse has a fully licensed bar with Wi-Fi, Sky TV and big screen. Parking is available to members and non members using the club facilities.
There is a large clubhouse with bar and separate function room *The Clubroom), two cricket pitches, nine tennis courts, three squash courts, and ample parking. You don’t have to be a member to enjoy the bar facilities, book a private function at the club or attend a club event but members are able to enjoy special rates for drinks and room hire as well as priority booking and discounted tickets for events.
Events at the Club include the annual Fireworks Evening, ‘Big Gig’ Music Festival, BIG Children’s Festival and Beer Festival, as well as monthly Jazz evenings with the 16 piece Freddy Woods Orchestra; a monthly quiz; plus Band Nights, Comedy Nights and social events run by the sports sections. Daytime activities run at the club include Pilates and ‘Dare to Shine’ healthy eating group.
Membership of Horsham Sports Club is great value for money and offers access to the clubhouse facilities as well as club events. Each sporting section has its own membership and host events throughout the year including tournaments, social events and dinner/dances. All sections offer junior and adult coaching and welcome new members. The Club has over 1000 members across the five constituent sections of the Club: CRICKET, SQUASH, TENNIS, HOCKEY and SOCIAL. Members of the sports sections include players at county, national and international level and all sections have flourishing junior sections.
Social membership is available to anyone who wishes to enjoy the benefits of reduced room hire rates, discounts on drinks purchased at the bar and discounted tickets for selected club events held through out the year. Members (over 18) of the sports sections are automatically social members of the main club as part of their sports membership.
Horsham CC is a thriving club with 3 Men’s Saturday XIs, Sunday Development XI, Ladies XI, Thursday XI and a Colts Section for boys and girls from U8 to U16. The club also runs mini cricket under the ECB All Stars programme for 5 – 7yr olds.
There are two cricket pitches at the club – the main square and the John Dew Ground. The main square is a county cricket outground. In addition there are grass practice nets and the recently refurbished artificial net complex which was opened in April 2011. There is a large pavilion with bar, function room and changing facilities. Details of fixtures and results can be found on www.horsham.play-cricket.com
Horsham HC is one of the top hockey clubs in the South. There are 6 Ladies and 6 Men’s sides, including ‘Development’ and ‘Vets’ teams. There is also a thriving junior section with over two hundred members, from the age of six upwards.
For adults (and older colts) training takes place on weekday evenings with matches played on Saturdays. Colts matches and training take place on a Sunday.
Hockey is played at a number of local Astro pitches in Horsham but the clubhouse is at Cricketfield Rd. Teams come back here for teas and to hold numerous social events throughout the year. For more information please visit the hockey website.
The squash section became part of Horsham Sports Club in 1996 when it moved from premises near the railway station to new courts at the Cricketfield Road site. There are three championship glass backed courts with viewing areas. The club runs an adult league, has 3 men’s and a junior team, and holds club tournaments twice a year. Individual and group coaching is available for both adults and juniors. Members may book courts 8 days in advance and non members 2 days in advance. Bookings are made online on our ‘mycourts’ booking site
Horsham Lawn Tennis Club is a long-established and thriving club offering tennis for all standards from social and family play to competitive league. There are five all weather hard courts available until 10pm each day. There are four grass courts available from May to September -11am to dusk-weather permitting. There is also a practice wall which can be used at all times that Court 1 is not in use.
Club sessions include men’s night, club team night, ladies mornings, social tennis. Teams play in the Sussex County Leagues and The Dorking and Leatherhead Summer Leagues. There is an annual members’ tournament, social mixed competitions and a ladder competition.
Group and individual coaching is available for both adults and juniors and follows the LTA’s long term player development strategy.
Membership includes court fees. Non members can pay and play at off peak times subject to availability.
This is just an overview of each section – please see the relevant sports pages for more details