Encouragement

Spectators are always welcome. If you are not sure about anything why not pop in for some refreshment and have a chat with us. Telephone Liz on 01253 735266 to arrange for someone to meet and greet you at a suitable time. The season starts in April and ends in October but we have some social events over the Winter and visitors are welcome at them. All the equipment is provided by the club apart from flat shoes.

Health Benefits of Croquet

The club tries to promote a healthy lifestyle through playing Croquet. Although it may be played at any age most of our members are 40+ years old and among other things they benefit from:

  • Being outdoors;
  • Taking mild exercise;
  • Socialising;
  • An intellectual challenge.

Dress code

Apart from wearing flat shoes there are no other dress code rules but, due to the way the ball is hit, ladies find it easier to play in trousers rather than skirts.

Golf Croquet

Members meet very often for afternoon play as a small group often playing doubles. In this game the players take turns to play one shot.

an introduction to Association Croquet

In this game players gain extra shots and can therefore manoeuvre and build breaks. The game includes the 'Croquet Stroke' where the player moves two balls with one shot.

At the start of each season we run beginners Association Croquet courses which usually consist of 6 sessions of about 2 hours each for a small fee (Set off against future membership).

For a good, brief description of Association Croquet click here, but the best way to find out if it is the game for you is to try it!

Association Croquet is by players at all standards but the emphasis at Fylde is on having fun.