If you’re looking for hockey coaching and classes for children in Berkshire, then why not start here with these Little Ankle Biters suggestions.
Hockey Tots, Berkshire
Hockey Tots provide age-appropriate indoor/outdoor play sessions for young children with fun, engaging and safe activities that reinforce the need to be physically active. Our programme is a multi-skilled approach, working to develop basic motor skills in line with Key Stage learning, as well as introducing children to core techniques. Our coaches are highly qualified, first aid trained and fully CRB/DBS checked via England Hockey. Classes are for 4 – 7 year olds and run in Windsor, Berkshire.
For more information, see www.hockey-tots.com.
Maidenhead Hockey Club
Founded in 1904, Maidenhead is a welcoming club with over 450 adult and junior members. These sides compete in regional and local leagues and provide opportunities for all ages and abilities to take part. We have a strong coaching structure that is available to all our members. Our thriving Colts section runs on a Sunday morning and caters for boys and girls from Under 6 to Under 18 which includes regular participation in mini tournaments for boys, girls and mixed teams of all ages.
For more information, see www.maidenheadhc.org.uk.
Newbury & Thatcham Hockey Club
At Newbury & Thatcham we would like all young people to experience the sport and gain a passion for team games. We have a well established junior section and coach up to 150 young people every week. We invite young players from 7 years old to join training. At 16 years old, players transfer in to the senior section of the club. If you would like to try out for the first time or continue an interest you already have, then please come along to a training session. There’s no need to tell us in advance, we welcome new members throughout the season.
For more information, see www.nt-hc.org.
Reading Hockey Club
We welcome girls and boys from age 4 to 12 in the Reading Minis. You don’t need to have played before as our sessions cater for all abilities. All that is required is the enthusiasm to want to get active and find out about the sport. Anyone can come along and join in 2 taster sessions before deciding whether this sport and Reading is right for them and we can often provide hockey sticks for trial sessions. Don’t forget your shin pads and mouth guard.
For more information, see www.readinghockeyclub.org.uk.
Slough Hockey Club
Slough Juniors welcome all youngsters with an interest in the sport. We cater for beginners, intermediates and advanced players from ages 4 years to 16 years. To start with, you simply need to wear comfortable sports clothing and trainers. As you progress, we recommend shinpads and gumshields.
For more information, see www.pitchero.com/clubs/sloughhockeyclub.
Phoenix & Ranelagh Hockey Club, Reading
We have a thriving junior section which caters for ages 5-16, and we welcome new members throughout the season. We train on Sunday mornings at University of Reading’s Sports Park, Shinfield Road, Reading.
For more information, see www.prhockeyclub.co.uk.
South Berkshire Hockey Club, Wokingham
Please see website for details on the Junior hockey sessions at South Berkshire Club. Sessions take place at Cantley Park, Wokingham.
For more information, see www.southberkshirehockeyclub.org.uk.
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