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Club page - Bendigo Croquet Club

About us


185-189 Barnard Street-- Bendigo --next to the Bendigo Bowls Club.

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Due to the start of daylight saving playing times will change to:-

Monday:- Assemble at 9.00am for hit off at 9.30am

Wednesday:- Assemble at 9.00am for hit off at 9.30am

Saturday- Play will resume on Saturday mornings depending on numbers. Contact club if you wish to seek advice about Saturday play.

We play Golf Croquet and welcome players from other clubs to join us when they visit Bendigo or enter our social days which will be advised via flyers emailed to clubs. If you wish to be added to our mailing list please email us.

Our club is available for hire along with tuition for all your work events, special parties, meetings etc. We delight in coaching school children. A few high schools bring their P.E. classes for games throughout the year. There is always room for more. Call us to make your enquiries.

Contact us

Club President
Jillian Kerr

Club Secretary
Jenny Upton

Club Treasurer
Cathie Shearer

Club Contact
Jenny Upton

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Postal Address
C/- 11 Clarence Ave, Kennington, 3550

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Want to join?

Bendigo Croquet Club has six B courts (2 A courts) and we welcome visitors and any prospective new members, at any time thoughout the year.

Prospective members are entitled to four free lessons before deciding whether or not to join the Club. (Do remember that the game is highly addictive!!)

Any questions don't hesitate to call our club contact/secretary Jenny. We are only too pleased to help.

NDCA Season Opening 2018

A big thank you to Jean Wharton, who opened the season for 2018 at our club Thursday 16th August, 2018. Jean is a life member of Bendigo Croquet Club and recently celebrated her 90th birthday. Members from the NDCA clubs attended to enjoy afternoon tea and social GC/Assoc games. The day was very well represented and totally enjoyed by all. Thank you to everyone for coming and bringing afternoon tea to share.

Individual successes

2015 - Congratulations go to Jo Bury who was runner up in her section at the inaugural Festival of Croquet tournament held in Bendigo recently & also to Peter Martyn who won his section in the Murray Valley Croquet Assoc. tournament. Jo also won her section in the Quarry Hill G.C.tournament on the first singles day & Jenny Upton won her section on the second day of the singles tournament. 2016 - Jo backed up her win again in the Quarry Hill Tournament, also runner up in her section at the Festival of Croquet in Bendigo. 2017 - Peter Martyn was runner up in his handicap section at the Festival of Croquet.

Our official re-opening

We finally organised our official date to thank everyone in the re-opening of our club. So many people helped us in so many ways after the devastation of the fire in May 2015. A huge thank you to everyone involved. We were especially excited to have the Governor of Victoria, The Honourable Linda Dessau accept our invitation & were delighted when she played a ball through a hoop to mark the occasion. Champagne bottles were popped & a table full of niceties was enjoyed by all.

NDCA Pennant 2017

Jo Bury from our club teamed up with Bill Humphreys from Golden Square (Bendigold)which proved to be a winning combination taking out the opposing team of Quarry Hill 6 games to love in the final. Bill, who is usually an Association croquet player proved his skill is present no matter what code he is playing. Congratulations to you both and a great result for both clubs.

Tournament information

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Association tournament info

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Recent member successes

Jo Bury
Quarry Hill GC Handicap 2018
Range -3.0 to 5.0

Brian Loughran
Festival of Croquet (Open) 2018
Range 12.0 to 20.0

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