Withnell Fold Sports and Social Club Welcome to




May 30th - some tennis & cricket netting is allowed-

JUNE 1st activities in groups of 6 permitted, including Pilates - 

July 11th - Cricket to resume - subject to extra guidelines 



There will be no League Tennis until 26th July at the earliest. 

Yoga and social activities are all still on hold, in line with official advice.


HOWEVER - the lockdown restrictions now allow some socially distanced activities 


1st June singles and doubles play involving up to four different households is permitted.

LTA official statement 30/5/20

 England - Return to Managed Play

The LTA have confirmed the Goverments decision, from 1st June 2020, 'to allow small group coaching and doubles play for players from different households as part of their easing of lockdown measures'.

Social distancing should still be maimtained and extra care taken if not using individual sets of balls. Please read the full Guidelines for Tennis Players on the LTA website   https://www.lta.org.uk/about-us/tennis-news/news-and-opinion/general-news/2020/march/coronavirus-covid-19---latest-advice/   and follow the venue guidlines listed on the Tennis tab.

Please see the tennis tab for full details of  how to book a court.


Ecb have (May 18th ) provided guidelines that permit socially distanced use of one cricket net.  See cricket tab for full details and how to book a session.

June 1st - new regulations now permit groups of 6 to train together, subject to following social distancing procedures.

July 3rd - govt announced that cricket could resume from 11th July .  


From 1st June, outdoor exercise in groups of 6 are permitted. We have erected some gazebos on the bowling green and will be resuming Pilates from June 24th.  This will be subject to extra precautions that are explained when a booking is accepted. To book, please email contact@wfssc.org.uk


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Withnell Fold Sports and Social Club is located in Withnell Fold, mid way between Chorley and Blackburn.

The sports played at the club are tennis and cricket with teams playing in local leagues and competitions.

The clubhouse is used for social activities including a monthly quiz night and there are weekly pilates and yoga classes. See the 'News' section for more details. The clubhouse is available for hire by any adult member. Click here to download details.

The club is also used several times per week by West Pennine U3A and provides facilities to support WF Primary School P.E. provision. 

We are always keen to increase the number of things that we offer - so if you have an idea or want to organise an activity, please get in touch. 

Membership is open to anyone who pays the appropriate membership fee.

Come and join us!!!

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