Notice of 2021 AGM

David KitchinerEvents, Featured

Following the success of last year’s inaugural online AGM, and ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 restrictions after 21st June, we have again decided to hold this year’s AGM online. The well-being of our members is of paramount importance. We apologise to members without access to computing equipment but hope that the majority of members do have access and are now more … Read More

WhatsApp Usage Policy

David KitchinerFeatured

A recent report of a Safeguarding concern has highlighted risks in the usage of the WhatsApp messaging tool within Chelmsford Hockey Club and a gap in our own Safeguarding policies. While we wish to reassure all members and parents that this report was not related to any specific Safeguarding incident, and we have no reason to suspect that the tool … Read More

Step 5 of Return to Play

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Following the announcement that the UK have moved to Step 3 of the Government Roadmap, England Hockey have confirmed that from Monday, 17th May we have moved to Step 5 of the Return to Play roadmap – Step 5; Full competitive match play, leagues and competitions resume. This news means that EH’s revised Championships offer will go ahead as planned and league play-offs, where undecided, can … Read More

Return to Play Confirmed

David KitchinerFeatured, News

England Hockey have recently confirmed arrangements for Return to Play from Monday, 29th March. Only fun, friendly and local activity. Follow Step 4 of EH Roadmap i.e. the guidance that we followed for the first half of the season but without competitive hockey matches. Details here. Training and matches can resume as long as all guidance is in place. Groups … Read More

Clubhouse Improvements

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Chelmsford Sports Club has decided to take advantage of the COVID-19 restrictions by making some improvements to the Chelmer Park clubhouse, and work is already underway renovating the toilets and decorating the clubhouse bar and lounge area. The current toilets have remained largely unchanged since Chelmsford Cricket Club and the two Chelmsford Hockey Clubs moved to Chelmer Park circa fifty … Read More

Return to Play from 29 March

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Many of you have heard by now that COVID-19 restrictions are being eased by the government and that outdoor team sports can recommence from Monday, 29th March. While that’s great news for hockey, all members should be aware that many of the details of what that means are not yet known, and any plans for the future may have to … Read More

NHS COVID-19 App and QR Codes

David KitchinerFeatured, News

Following the launch of the NHS COVID-19 App this week we have installed QR Code notices on each pitch and our changing room block. All visitors (players, officials and spectators) should scan the QR code when they arrive, using the NHS COVID-19 app. This is to help trace and stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). If you move between pitches … Read More

Hockey Heroes! Beginner 5-8yrs

Sally DaltonEvents, Featured, News

Hockey Heroes is a fun and welcoming programme aimed at children aged 5-8 that aims to develop both their physical and character ‘superpowers’, unlocking the hero inside them! More specifically, Hockey Heroes is an 8 week hockey programme aimed at beginners that not only focuses on helping children develop some physical hockey superpowers such as dribbling, passing and goal scoring, … Read More