Membership Categories

Membership Categories

Full

Adult aged over 18 on 1 January 2019. No restriction on standard. Can play at any time of day, eligible for Club tournaments, teams and the Wimbledon draw. May play in any of the regular Club sessions, enrol for courses and use the croquet lawn. 

Associate

Adult aged over 18 on 1 January 2019. No restriction on standard. Play restricted to Mon-Fri 9-5 and to team practices, tournaments and matches. Associate Members are eligible for the Wimbledon draw and to play in Club teams but are not eligible to play in Club sessions outside their restricted hours. Associate Members may enrol for courses, including those outside their restricted hours, and use the croquet lawn. 

Family

Where one or both parents join as a Family Member, all their children (who satisfy the criteria for juniors and live at the same address) automatically become members. Can play at any time of day, may enrol for courses and use the croquet lawn. In addition, each Family Member, including all children aged 11 or over by 22 February 2019, may be entered for the Wimbledon draw.

Senior

Applies to adults aged 75 and over on 1 January 2019 and who have been a member of the club for over 10 years. No restriction on standard. Can play any time of day, eligible for Club tournaments, teams and the Wimbledon draw. May play in any of the regular Club sessions, enrol for courses and use the croquet lawn. 

Parent Practice

Allows parents, who do not wish to commit themselves to play as a Full Member, to hit solely with their children, who should themselves be Junior Members. There is no restriction on standard or time of play, but priority for play must be given to Full Members. Eligible for the Wimbledon draw, to enrol for courses and use the croquet lawn.

Student

Applies to individuals in full-time education (on production of a NUS card) on 1 January 2019. Student Members can play at any time of day, including Club sessions, are eligible for teams, tournaments and Wimbledon draw. They may enrol for courses and use the croquet lawn.

Junior

Applies to students aged 18 and under on 1 January 2019. Junior Members can play at any time of day and are eligible to play for both Junior and Senior teams, in Junior and Senior Club tournaments and to enter the Wimbledon draw, provided they were aged 11 or over on 22 February 2019. They may enrol for courses and use the croquet lawn. 

Juniors are also welcome to book Club courts to play with parents or friends who are members (supervised for 11 and under). In addition, Juniors aged 15 or over, who are of at least Intermediate standard, are encouraged to join in Club sessions after a short induction.

Mini Junior

Applies to children aged 9 and under on 1 January 2019. Benefits as for Junior Members, except that they are not eligible to enter the Wimbledon draw.

Social

Social members may participate in any event from the Club’s social programme on the same basis, and at the same rates, as Full Members. They are eligible to enter the Wimbledon draw and use the croquet lawn.

Temporary

Temporary Members are entitled to the same benefits as Full Members for the duration of their membership. For further details, email the Club Administrator, Mary Quantrill, by clicking cocksandhensmembers@gmail.com. A person may only hold Temporary membership for a single period of time in any one year, though they may upgrade to Full membership at any time by paying the difference.

Guest Fees

Any visitor is welcome to play at the Club with a respective member for up to five times per year by paying the visitor fee. All entries must be recorded in the Visitors Book and payment made before play begins. Current visitor fees may be found on the Membership page of the website.

Note that, prospective new members may play up to 3 times free of charge