2019 - 2020 SEASON EVENTS
Summer season opening day for 2019/20 is Saturday 14 September. Our Patrons, Mayor Justin Lester and Paul Eagle, MP for Rongotai will join us to run the first summer hoop, present trophies and share celebrations and lunch. All members are welcome. The golf croquet draw will be played as usual Saturday morning from 9.30am and guests join us at 12.30. Samples of our new centenary clothing range for order will be available. We’ll also capture all attendees in a centenary photograph.
Free croquet lessons for new players start Sunday 15 September 2019 and run for four weeks. Players of all ages are welcome to come and learn the basics of golf croquet. Lessons with our top coaches are on Sunday mornings 9.30 - 12 and Tuesday afternoons 1 - 3.30 from 15 September to 8 October (except 22 September). Come along to Sunday or Tuesday free lessons, or both. Register on the Club answerphone (04) 389 7071, phone Paul on 027 570 0259 for more information, or just come along 15 minutes before start time on the day. Mallets, balls and tuition are all provided free.
Centenary celebrations - WMCC 1919 - 2019
Our main weekend for Centenary celebration is 14 & 15 March 2020. On Saturday 14 we’ll start at 2pm with fun croquet competitions for present and past members and guests, followed by a catered cocktail party from 5 - 7pm on the lawns. On Sunday we’ll keep the conversations going with a casual lunch at the Club, open to all present and past members. Events are by invitation and we’re aiming to contact past members during September. If you’re a past member and would like to join the celebrations please email email@example.com with your details and we’ll be in touch. Other centenary events, including a tournament, will be added as they are finalised.
The 2019/2020 programme of events and tournaments for all Wellington region croquet clubs is available now on the Wellington Croquet Association website.