Excitement at Swindon Croquet Club ahead of lockdown easing

By Barrie Hudson - 26 March 2021

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Members of Swindon Croquet Club are looking forward to restarting play now that restrictions for outdoor sports are being relaxed.

  • New Swindon Croquet Club chairman Clive Smith

    New Swindon Croquet Club chairman Clive Smith

Clive Smith, who took up croquet seven years ago and has become an accomplished player, has recently been appointed as chairman of the Club.  

Hehas taken over from John Small, who has worked tirelessly for the club, being a committee member since 2010 and Chair since 2015.  

His efforts have been greatly appreciated by all members.  

Clive is keen for as many as possible of the regular tournaments and events to take place this year, and said: “Everyone at the Club is so looking forward to both playing this great game again and meeting up with friends”.

The club prides itself of friendliness and welcoming and encouraging new members.

Its three full-sized lawns are well-maintained and equipment is available for visiting guests.  

The Club holds the prestigious Sport England Clubmark Award, which recognises safe and well-run clubs, and will be strictly adhering to all covid social distancing and hygiene regulations.

Free trial sessions are available, and further information can be found at https://swindoncroquetclub.org.uk/ or by calling John Airey on 01793 873026.

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