Marlow Sports Club
Marlow Sports Club
Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE
Phone   01628 483638
Community Charity No. 1139862

Latest News

Future sporting stars celebrate new mini tennis zone

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, Marlow Tennis Club, News

Tennis stars of the future were given a chance to serve up their first ace with the opening of a ‘mini tennis’ zone in Marlow last weekend.  Around 40 children picked up a racket to test out the new kid-friendly courts at the Pound Lane Club on Sunday. Club chairman Guy Tomlinson said: “We had a fantastic day on Sunday, some 40 people turned up to play mini tennis and open our new courts. “Constitutionally, we’re non-profit making, every penny we earn goes back into providing tennis facilities for our community and members.”...

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Marlow Monster Firework Show

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, Sports Club

Marlow Sports Club are hosting the Marlow Monster Fireworks Show on Saturday 1 November. The evening at Pound Lane is kicking off at 6pm and will be full of spooky shenanigans and ghoulish goings on for the whole family to enjoy. Enter the competition for the best dressed ghoul, enjoy some spooky drinks and play tennis with a monster or two. There will also be opportunities on the evening to try the various sports Marlow Sports Club has to offer. Tickets can be purchased from the Marlow Sports Club bar between 8-10pm, the individual clubs and...

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Upstairs Downstairs Quiz

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events

“Let’s get quizzical!” Marlow Sports Club are hosting the Upstairs Downstairs general knowledge quiz on Saturday 15 November at their Pound Lane site. The evening will kick-off at 19:30 sharp, so please ensure you arrive early (19:00) to reserve your seat and pint… Of course! Teams can include a maximum of eight people and for £12.50 per person, you’ll also get a scrummy fish and chip supper!  To reserve a space for your team and place your food order, please contact Stuart Peacock at wistalma@live.co.uk Other...

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Marlow Hockey Club Ladies 5s win sports team of the year

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 | Category: hockey, News

Marlow Hockey Club Ladies 5s claimed the title for sports team of the year at Saturday’s Hidden Gem Awards in Marlow. A celebration of Marlow’s best loved people, places, events and projects saw the town come together for an awards ceremony on Saturday night, dubbed the best ever by organisers. The Hidden Gems Awards shines a spotlight on town success stories, with categories such as best pub, favourite teacher and services to charity. More than 170 people put on their glad rags for the third annual Marlow FM bash at the Crowne Plaza...

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Wednesday Wisdom – the role of the mind in high level sport

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

Positive thinking plays a huge role in sport, so we thought we would share a few words of wisdom with you from Australian basketball coach, Lindsay Gaze:  “As I said before, player intel­li­gence is a pretty impor­tant char­ac­ter­is­tic with regards to teach­ing, instruc­tion, rein­force­ment of pos­i­tive things, and so on. Smart peo­ple are usu­ally recep­tive. Pos­i­tive think­ing plays an enor­mous role – this is from per­sonal expe­ri­ence and my stud­ies in the role the mind has to play. In my opin­ion, men­tally tough ath­letes:...

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Eight-year-old raises over £2k for Diabetes UK

Friday, September 12th, 2014 | Category: News

An eight-year-old girl who was diagnosed with diabetes a year ago has raised more than £2,000. Lottie Gracey from Stokenchurch ran and cycled with her dad and grandfather on Saturday from Henley to Marlow. She finished in Higginson Park in Marlow, where lots of family and friends were waiting to cheer her over the line. Lottie has raised £2,258 for Diabetes UK by completing the challenge. She wrote on her Just Giving page: “When I was seven I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and I was quite scared that it was going to be a really...

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Naomi Riches takes on the Marlow Red Kite Ride

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, News, Sports Club

Paralympic gold medallist Naomi Riches didn’t quite know what to expect when she entered her first Cyclo Sportive at the weekend.   “It was quite a journey, got through two pilots but only managed 80 miles. Next year I’ll manage the 100!”, she wrote on her Twitter feed later. The London Paralympic Rowing gold medallist was this time last year winning her sixth world championships in a nine year career. The 31 year-old from Marlow hung up her blades and has hardly trained since, but this summer she had a burning desire to get fit again...

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The only mini tennis zone in South Bucks comes to Marlow!

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, Marlow Tennis Club, News

As part of Marlow Tennis Club’s strategy to encourage tennis participation and talent development amongst juniors, they are delighted to announce the upgrading of their wall area into a purpose built and regulation size mini tennis court – the only dedicated mini tennis zone in South Buckinghamshire. Children under 10 will be able to play at all times – with parents – for only £35/year or £17.50 from 1 Oct to 30 Mar. Work starts on upgrading the area in mid-September and will last one week, with a formal opening event...

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The first Henley 10K challenge & fun day is almost upon us!

Friday, August 15th, 2014 | Category: News

Thames Path Challenge is an epic endurance walk or run, tackling 100km between Putney and Henley and now introduces a brand new 10k Challenge.   Taking place over the weekend of 13 and 14 September the Thames Path Challenge is a celebration of fitness and fundraising – where over 3,000 challengers will take on their chosen challenge against the backdrop of London’s most famous geographical feature. You too, can now take part, as we look to open the Henley 10k to local residents & businesses! The Henley 10k challenge will be a fantastic...

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Ed McKeever claims two bronze medals at Canoe Sprint World Championships

Monday, August 11th, 2014 | Category: News

Olympic gold medalist and supporter of Marlow Sports Club, Ed McKeever, has won two bronze medals on the final day of the Canoe Sprint Championships in Moscow. McKeever finished joint third in the K1 200M, the event which he took gold at London 2012. Ed finished 0.3 seconds behind Mark de Jonge of Canada, with Sweden’s Petter Menning in second. He then teamed with Liam Heath, Jon Schofield and Kristian Reeves to win bronze in the K1 200m relay. Ed, who has suffered from illness this season, said: “I’m happy enough with the...

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