ACQUETS
Harrogate
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HARROGATE RACQUETS CLUB, Firs Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England HG2 8HA.

Racquets@gmail.com

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Co-Chairperson  
Gavin Horrocks
07961 068773
Club Coach
Denis Cleary
07831 504247
ENGLAND
Play it. Love it. Live it.
Co-Chairperson
Jenny Adrian
07939 250362

We have 3 superb courts in a purpose built hall incorporating a sprung floor on all three courts. Members can book courts up to two weeks in advance.

Club play is the central hub of the club’s week and is on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7.30pm. On Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm, the beginners and improvers session takes place. Off-peak club play happens on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2pm.

Saturday morning junior club take place from 9.00-10.30am for ages 7-16 years.  All are encouraged to come along and play in a club organised by the coaching team or experienced club players.

The club runs several teams playing in the Harrogate, Ripon, Leeds and Bradford District leagues together with two mixed teams in the Yorkshire league.

Playing standards at the club range from beginners to International and all prospective members can be assured of games to suit any level of playing capability.

Juniors are especially welcomed and the Club is keen to encourage juniors to play with adults and in club teams in order to gain additional competitive experience at local level. Call Denis Cleary, our Head Coach, for any junior related queries. 

For beginner/improver related queries please email Martin Harris for more details - mh.cs@hotmail.co.uk. 

For any other query please contact Jenny Adrian on 07939 250362.

Latest Badminton News

The Harrogate Senior Silver Tournament will be held on 13/14th September 2014. 


In October 2013 we held our first junior tournament in years - thanks to Mark Peatman for organising and to Tim Barritt, Pete Hallam, Gavin Horrocks and Alistair Young who supported. 

Under 12 Singles Winner - Benjamin Collins, runner up - Joe Shillabeer

Under 14 Singles Winner - James Hunt, runner up - Callum Ellis

Under 16 Singles Winner - Callum Jackson, runner up - Ben Wharton

Under 12 Doubles Winners - Benjamin Collins and Joshua Collins. Runners up were Joe Shillabeer and Stanley Wood

Under 14 Doubles Winners - James Hunt and Harkeerat Kullar. Runners up were Ben Tom Butler and Callum Ellis

Under 16 Doubles Winners - James McNaught and Chris Lythe. Runners up were Ben Wharton and Callum Jackson

All winners received Forza clothing and runners up shuttle key-rings or grips. Prizes kindly donated by Denis Cleary of DMC Coaching

The Club has been successful in securing funds from Sport England to re-develop our disused squash courts in to a table tennis and multi-use area and to replace the badminton roof. Well done to Sarah Jackson and Jenny Adrian for putting together such good bids  and thanks to Inspired Facilities and Thomas Cook in handing over the monies. The preparation for the building work is now underway and we are aiming for completion in time for the 2013/2014 season.