Activities & Sports

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 block booked, but extra courts are available.   Friday evenings, 9 – 10pm plus at the bar afterwards at Holmes Chapel Leisure Centre.

  Mike Luckett             Tel:  01477 534505               email:
                Brian Donlon             Tel:  01477 534074                email:
Badminton  – Holmes Chapel Badminton Club     Anyone who is familiar with the game is welcome to join us between 7:30 and 9:30 on a Thursday evening at the Leisure Centre. 
We also play matches in the Crewe and District League.

Contact:    Andrew Earl        Secretary    Tel:  0795 7122 967    email:
Bridge - Holmes Chapel Bridge 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!

   John Thompson    Secretary    Tel:  01477 533926
Bridge - The Village Bridge Club The Village Bridge Club was formed approximately 14 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.
If you would like further information please 

Contact:      Val Cleary        Secretary    Tel:  01477 534218  email:
Chess Club
This is a thriving club which enters teams in both the North Staffs League and the Stockport League.  We play at the Victoria Club, mostly on Thursdays but 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         Tel:   01477 537589        email:
                   John Turner     Tel:   01477 535331        email:
Cycling – SECCAG
(South East Cheshire Cycle 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    Tel:  01477 549703  email:
Holmes Chapel Cricket Club

This is an ECB registered club running teams in the Cheshire League structure. We currently run U13s to U18s years in the junior sections and two senior teams playing Saturday league cricket. Based at The Victoria Club on Victoria Avenue, we have a superb pitch which is overlooked by the patio area - which is a real sun trap during the summer months and is an ideal setting to enjoy a game of cricket and a drink. Practice nets are on Thursday evenings in the season 6.00 - 8.00pm and players of all abilities and ages are welcome.

Contact:           Martin Cummins         Tel: 01477 534617                  email:

Holmes Chapel Harriers Running Club We meet every 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, working closely with local schools and sports clubs to 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        Tel:  07718 801968        email:
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               Tel:  07771 812218

Karate Club – Koshido Ryu (Holmes Chapel) We are a friendly club who practice 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.

  Karl Barlow       Tel:  01606 49884 / 07825393462.     email:
                 James Street     Tel:  077 326 30050.                            email:
Leisure Centre (Holmes Chapel)

The Leisure Centre situated on Selkirk Drive offers lots of activities including football, badminton and children’s parties.  Our fitness suite is open every day and Fitness Classes run Monday to Saturday.  Special events are held including: HC Music Society, HC Singers, and Antique Fairs.  School holidays showcase fun activities including Splat Creative.  For further details or to make a booking,

Contact:           Susan Mitchell            Tel:  01477 689552                 email:

                       Craig Muff


Men’s Sunday Football Team Holmes Chapel has a men’s Sunday League Football team.  In recent years we have gained two promotions and now play in the Mid Cheshire Sunday Premier League.
If you would like to join us or find out more -

Contact:    Phil Benson    Tel:  07810 798429        email:
Squash With the closure of the AP Club, no squash court is available to play in Holmes Chapel.  The AP club players still have a team playing in the North West Counties Squash League – as Holmes Chapel Exiles, playing out of Sandbach.  Domestic/social squash now has to be played in Sandbach, Congleton and Knutsford.  All enquiries and interest would be welcome.

Contact:    Nigel Petter                    email:
The Victoria Club
(Please also see entry under Social Organisations)
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 practise nets.
The Sports bar has Sky HD and BT Sport showing Premiership football and major sporting events.

Contact:     The Steward    Tel:  01477 535858       email: