Activities and Sports

Badminton: Golden Shuttle Group
Badminton: Holmes Chapel Club
Bridge: Holmes Chapel Club
Bridge: Sandbach & District Club
Badminton: Golden Shuttle Group

A non-league, wide ranging age group of 16 – 70+ years, who enjoy the game to a friendly and mixed standard. It is not necessary to play every week.  One doubles court is block booked, but extra courts are available.   Friday evenings, 9 – 10pm plus a bar afterwards at Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre.

Contacts:            Mike Luckett   01477 534505  

                                    Brian Donlon   01477 534074

Badminton: Holmes Chapel Club 

Anyone who is familiar with the game is welcome to join us from 7.30pm to 9.30pm on Thursday evenings at the Leisure Centre. 


We also play matches in the Crewe and District League. 


Contact:  Andrew Earl   Secretary   07957 122967,                          


Bridge: Holmes Chapel Club

We play duplicate bridge with a members night on Mondays.  We have about 50 active members.  Other bridge venues are active during the day time and evenings, so join us.  All standards are catered for.  We are not associated with the EBU but you do have to pay to play!


Contact:               John Thompson, Secretary              01477 533926

Bridge: Sandbach & District Club

Sandbach and District Bridge Club meets at Cranage Village Hall every Wednesday night at 7.30 pm..


Contact:  Ann or Ian Bates   01477 537589.

Bridge: The Village Bridge Club
Chess Club
Cycling - SECCAG
Holmes Chapel Cricket Club
Holmes Chapel Harriers Running Club
Holmes Chapel Hurricanes Football Club
Holmes Chapel Rugby Club
Bridge: The Village Bridge Club

The Village Bridge Club was formed approximately 15 years ago by a group of local people, and now meets every Tuesday and Thursday between 9.30am and 12.30pm at the Victoria Club, Holmes Chapel.  New members are welcome


Contact:  Val Cleary Secretary  01477 534218

Chess Club

This is a thriving club which enters teams in both the North Staffs League and the Stockport League.  Club night is Thursdays at 7.30pm in the Victoria Club, and we play on other days during the season which runs from October to April.  If you are interested in playing chess please contact either of the following.

Contacts:       Ian Bates     01477 537589

                               John Turner  01477 535331


Cycling: SECCAG (South East Cheshire Cycling Action Group)

This is a group of people keen to promote cycling as a viable alternative to the car for everyday transport.  We have produced maps suggesting ways of getting around the area without going on main roads and are trying to improve the cycle infrastructure in the area by engaging with Cheshire East Planning and Highways.  For more information

Contact:     Harry Brooks, Chairman   01477 549703

Holmes Chapel Cricket Club

An ECB registered club running teams in the Cheshire League structure.  We currently run two senior teams playing Saturday league cricket, and welcome players of any age and ability.  Based at The Victoria Club on Victoria Avenue, we have a superb pitch which is overlooked by a patio area - which is a real sun trap during the summer months and an ideal setting to enjoy a game of cricket and a drink.  Practice nets are on Wednesday evenings during the season, 6.00pm - 8.00pm. 


Contact:  Martin Cummins               01477 534617

Holmes Chapel Harriers Running Club

We meet every Wednesday and Friday at Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre at 6.30pm and return at 7.30pm.  We are open to all ages, abilities, men and women.


Contact:    Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre    01477 689552

Holmes Chapel Hurricanes Football Club

This is a Charter Status club running teams in the age groups U8 to U18 years and open age category, including girl’s teams at U11, U13 and U15 age groups. We work closely with local schools and sports clubs on whom we are dependent for use of pitches and facilities. To cater for younger children the club now runs a very active Soccer School for pupils in Reception, Years 1 and 2.  The Soccer School runs on Saturdays 9.00 -10.00am at HC Primary School and the Leisure Centre.  Boys and girls of all abilities are welcome.


Contact: Tim Sheldon   07718 801968


Holmes Chapel Rugby Club

Holmes Chapel Rugby Club plays competitively in the South Lancs/North Cheshire Leagues.  We are a fully RFU affiliated club and are always happy to welcome new members, both on and off the field – or maybe come along as a spectator to enjoy the rugby. 


Home games are on Saturday afternoons during the season, and training is on Tuesday evenings.


Contact:  Mike Corfield  07771 812218

Karate Club: Koshido Ryu (Holmes Chapel)

We are a friendly club who practise Shukokai karate, a traditional style martial art that keeps you fit too.  Beginners are always welcome at any time and no experience is needed, just turn up on the night and join in.  The first lesson is free so come along and try!

Venue:      Holmes Chapel Leisure centre (small hall).    Times:  7.00 – 8.30pm Fridays.

Contacts:  Karl Barlow      01606 49884 / 0782 5393462

               James Street    07732 630050                           

Victoria (Vic) Club

Please see also the entry under Social Groups

The Victoria Club has two full size snooker tables, a pool table, three all-weather tennis courts, crown green bowling and the village’s only cricket pitch with an all-weather track and practice nets.  The Sports bar has Sky HD and BT Sport showing Premiership football and major sporting events.


Contact:    The Steward   01477 535858


Karate Club
Vic Club
Cycling: Holmes Chapel Velo

Holmes Chapel Velo cycling club has a growing membership of over 70 cyclists. The club is very welcoming and British Cycling accredited. We are aimed at serious amateur cyclists of all abilities and meet for group rides on both Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year. During Spring and Summer months, we also run a popular Thursday evening ‘chaingang’ training session, which is well attended by members and other surrounding cycling clubs. We attend weekly regional Time Trial events and many of our cyclists ride Sportive events in the UK and Europe. We also have an annual 4-day training camp in Mallorca every April.



Contact: Matt Townsend    07711 352211

Cycling - HC Velo
Cycling: Cycling For Pleasure

Holmes Chapel Cycling Group is looking to start mid-week or weekend rides of between 25 and 35miles around the Cheshire country lanes at a leisurely pace of around 10 to 12 miles/hour. Photo and coffee stops will be had where and when appropriate. 


Contact: Harry Brooks

Cycling For Pleasure