more than just sports

Facilities

Whilst the club’s current clubhouse is unfortunately temporarily closed for business due to the Covid-19 Lockdown, we look forward to the new clubhouse opening in late 2020 and offering much improved facilities for the club’s members.

The new clubhouse will include three separate bars/function rooms:

  • A social bar for members with two TV screens showing all of the latest sports.
  • An additional members’ sports bar (also with TV) providing after match hospitality on Saturday afternoons for the club’s resident Football and Rugby Teams and on mid-week evenings for the club’s resident Bowls, Running and Tennis sections.
  • A function room available for private hire (also complete with overhead projector and big screen, hence offering alternative viewing for major sporting events).

The three areas have been designed to offer maximum flexibility and are partitioned to allow all three areas to be opened into one when the club is staging big events and for the function room and sports bar to be extended into one on Friday evenings and after 7pm on Saturday evenings.

all about the sports

in development

In addition to the three bar areas, the clubhouse also offers the following facilities:

  • Snooker lounge with two full-size tables and TV area
  • Six team changing rooms, plus additional disabled changing rooms and changing rooms for match officials
  • Physio/first aid room
  • Meeting room
  • Office
  • Kitchen

Outside meanwhile, the majority of the club’s current sporting facilities will be relocated and enhanced:

  • The clubhouse will overlook a new, state-of-the-art floodlit 3G football pitch. Surrounded by a running loop and fitted with a shock-pad, this multi-use facility will not only act as a new home venue for Helsby FC, but will also act as a training facility for Helsby Rugby Club and Helsby Running Club.  Further, the pitch will also be available for outside hire.
  • The club’s tennis courts are to be relocated – again providing a floodlit top-quality playing surface for the members of Helsby Tennis Club and also local residents on a pay & play basis. (After a recent approach from a local resident during the build phase, we’re also pleased to report that the club have agreed for one of the courts to be marked out for Netball in a bid to establish a new netball team at the club).
  • The club’s two bowling greens meanwhile are going to benefit from a significant upgrade, being reconstructed at the new site as artificial greens, thereby enabling all year-round bowling to be offered by the club!

The club is currently in the process of implementing a new booking system for its facilities, but in the meantime if you would like to register an expression of interest in hiring either the function room, meeting room, 3G pitch, tennis courts or bowling greens then please email bookings@helsbysports.co.uk or telephone 07936 306066.