Sports clubs to join

Information on sports clubs for local people
and visitors to Denby Dale and Kirkburton

AUTUMN TINTS CYCLING COMRADES

The aim of the club is to promote comradeship among cyclists over the age of fifty. The club provides cycling and social events for all members and there is an annual magazine that can be downloaded from their website.

Link: www.autumntints.org.uk

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CUMBERWORTH UNITED CRICKET CLUB

Cumberworth Lane, Lower Cumberworth, Huddersfield HD8 8PH

Part of The Cricketing Heritage of Calderdale & Kirklees project. The project received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a contribution from the University of Huddersfield.

Link: cumberworth.play-cricket.com

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DENBY DALE TRAVELLERS

The club is for ages 16 years and upwards. Men and women runners of all abilities are welcome. The club participates in a wide range of road, fell and cross country events.

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EAST PENNINE ORIENTEERING CLUB

The East Pennine Orienteering Club was formed in 1976 and held its first event at Storthes Hall, Huddersfield. It now covers Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield and has about 200 members. They belong to the Yorkshire and Humberside Orienteering Association and the British Orienteering Federation.

Link: www.eastpennineoc.org.uk

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EMLEY CLARENCE CRICKET CLUB

Upper Lane, Emley, Huddersfield

Emley Clarence Cricket Club plays in the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League. It provides both senior and junior teams.

Link: www.emleyclarence.org.uk

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FARNLEY TYAS BOWLING CLUB

Woodsome Road, Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield HD4 6UE

Telephone: 01484 662436

Several bowling teams use the green at Farnley Tyas in eight to twelve groups of ladies, men or mixed leagues in Huddersfield and surrounding areas. The green is maintained each year by reseeding, hollow tinning and scarifying.

Link: farnleyestates.co.uk

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FLOCKTON CRICKET CLUB

Lockout Park, Hill Top Cricket Field, Flockton, Wakefield WF4 4AF

Telephone: 01924 848481

New members at either junior or senior level are welcome to join. Part of the ECB cricket network.

Link: www.flockton.play-cricket.com

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GREGORY FIELD TENNIS CLUB

Gregory Playing Fields, Burton Acres Lane, Highburton, Huddersfield HD8 0QR

The club provides three floodlit porous macadam courts, clubhouse with kitchen, common room and shower facilities. Disabled facilities available. Membership required.

Link: communitydirectory.kirklees.gov.uk

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HOLME VALLEY WHEELERS CYCLING CLUB

The Wheelers are one of the most active cycling clubs in Yorkshire, with over 100 members. The age of the membership spans from 10 to 80 plus, with a healthy mix of men, women and juniors. Monthly club meetings are held on the second Monday of every month at The Old Bridge Hotel in Holmfirth.

Link: www.holmevalleywheelers.org.uk

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HOLMFIRTH HARRIERS

Neiley Pavillion, New Mill Road, Honley, Holmfirth HD9 6QT

Holmfirth Harriers is one of the largest athletics clubs in Yorkshire and provides facilities for all ages ranges from children to adults. Established in 1907, it has enjoyed success at both county and national levels. The Holmfirth Harriers offers a choice of running events including fell, road, cross country, triathlon and track.

Link: www.holmfirthharriers.com

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HUDDERSFIELD AND DISTRICT CTC

The aim of the Huddersfield and District Section of the Cyclists’ Touring Club is to encourage local people to cycle and explore the countryside. They are not a racing club so come along if you prefer a relaxing cycle pace.

Link: www.huddersfieldctc.org.uk

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HUDDERSFIELD STAR WHEELERS

One of the largest cycling clubs in Yorkshire catering for all kinds of cycle sports, including cyclo-cross, mountain, tailquests, road, racing, touring.

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KIRKBURTON CRICKET CLUB

Riley Park, Kirkburton, Huddersfield HD8 0SA

Part of The Cricketing Heritage of Calderdale & Kirklees project. The project received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a contribution from the University of Huddersfield.

Link: kirkburton.play-cricket.com

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KIRKLEES ACTIVE LEISURE

Kirklees Active Leisure (KAL) is the charitable trust which manages 11 major sports centres and swimming pools on behalf of Kirklees Council. KAL’s vision is to get more people, more active, more often.

Link: kirkleesactive.co.uk

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RAMBLERS

The Ramblers is Britain's walking charity, working to safeguard the footpaths, the countryside and other places where people go walking. They also aim to encourage more people to take up walking. With 125,000 members in England, Scotland and Wales, they’ve been working for walkers for 75 years.

Link: www.ramblers.org.uk

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RIDING FOR THE DISABLED

Factory Farm, Factory Lane, Emley Moor, Huddersfield HD8 9TE

Telephone: 01924 848219

Open to people with disabilities, horse riding is available for individuals or groups. Volunteers always needed. Generally open from April to September.

Link: communitydirectory.kirklees.gov.uk

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SHELLEY CRICKET CLUB

Westerley Lane, Shelley, Huddersfield HD8 8HN

Part of The Cricketing Heritage of Calderdale & Kirklees project. The project received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a contribution from the University of Huddersfield.

Link: www.shelleytimes.org.uk

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SHEPLEY CRICKET CLUB

Marsh Lane, Shepley, Huddersfield HD8 8AP

Members of The Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League and The Sellers Huddersfield Junior Cricket League.

Link: www.shepleycc.com

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SHEPLEY CROQUET CLUB

Lea Head, Shepley, Huddersfield HD8 8DD

For ages 16 and upwards, or ages 10 to 16 if accompanied by an adult. Croquet for fun and pleasure. Not in any league or national organisation. Open daily from April to October. Club days Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and 2nd and 4th Sundays from 1pm. Also arranged members' games at other times.

Link: communitydirectory.kirklees.gov.uk

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SHEPLEY TENNIS CLUB

Firth Street, Shepley, Huddersfield HD8 8DD

Telephone: 01484 600571

The club welcomes players of all ages and abilities. Visit the website for membership details.

Link: clubspark.lta.org.uk

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SKELMANTHORPE CRICKET CLUB

Lidgett Lane, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield HD8 9AQ

Telephone: 01484 865472

For the past three years, Skelmanthorpe Cricket Club have raised money for Leukemia Research.

Link: skelmanthorpe.play-cricket.com

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THURSTONLAND CRICKET CLUB

Marsh Hall Lane, Thurstonland, Huddersfield

Telephone: 01484 664092

A cricket club for local people. View over 50 years of scorecards on their website.

Link: www.thurstonlandcc.com

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WEST YORKSHIRE ROUGH RIDERS

A group of mountain bikers who meet every Saturday and Wednesday evenings for social rides, occasional challenges, weekends away and holidays.

Link: www.roughridersmbc.co.uk

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