EGHC will host the 2018 Club Day on Saturday September 1st starting at 10:30am. Aimed at those "graduating" from the Junior section, all the way up to our Veterans and also representing a fantastic opportunity for those thinking about joining, this will be a fun day of hockey and social activities to prepare for the new season...
Please NOTE, Club Day and Junior Registration Day are separate events Club Day takes place on Saturday September 1st and is for School Years 8 upwards all the way through to Veterans. Junior Registration Day is for School Years 1 through 7 and will take place on Sunday September 9th. Details to follow.
10:00 Registration and Warm Up on Pitch
10:30 7-a-side Matches. Teams allocated on the day
13:00 7-a-side matches. Teams allocated on the day
14:30 Round up. Training times, socials, administration
15:00 Adjourn to club house
17:00 EGHC Men's 1st Team vs Sevenoaks
Notes: Games will be a combination of mixed and single gender with some age resitricted depending on the participation on the day. Please bring both White and Coloured (preferably blue) shirts. SA Sports World will be in attendance for Kit Purchases / Orders. During the lunchtime barbecue, competition will take place including Crossbar challenge, Penalty Shoot-Out and Speed dribbling !
East Grinstead Hockey Club is based at East Grinstead Sports Club in Saint Hill near East Grinstead. Our objective is to balance grass roots, sport for all and elite performance. Founded in 1897, EGHC fields several Mens and Ladies sides, vets teams and Junior sides. Welcoming youngsters from the age of 5 onwards, we provide Junior coaching on Sunday mornings as well as through the week as youngsters progress. There are a range of coaching and training sessions taking place each evening during the week and matches take place at weekends. The club is run by volunteers and greatly appreciates the support of numerous local business partners and sponsors.
The EGHC Academy is part of EGHC and forms the basis of our developing outreach programmes to benefit hockey in our area. The EGHC Academy only operates at East Grinstead Hockey Club and is the only academy linked to EGHC.
Club Day on Saturday September 1st is perfect for those in school years 8 upwards as well as all adults wishing to check out the club. We strive to be a performance club with core family values. Come along on Saturday 1st at 10:00, introduce yourself and lets have some fun !
Things to bring: we play on a fantastic water-based astro-turf so please bring clean trainers or (ideally) astro-turf trainers, gum shield and of course, hockey stick and shun pads. Its advisable to bring a coloured (preferably blue) shirt and a white shirt, plenty of water in case its a hot day and something to wear between matches in case it gets chilly !