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Club page - Brighton Croquet Club

About us

Where

6 Bleazby Avenue Brighton Vic. 3186 (Melway 67 F11)

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When

PLAYING DAYS - ASSOCIATION CROQUET:
(Club Members)

  • Monday: Spring and Autumn Pennant Season play - Handicap 0 - 11 players.

  • Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: All Divisions - Draw at 9.50am

  • Thursday: Affiliated Visitors on Handicap - Most Welcome.

PLAYING DAYS - GOLF CROQUET:
(Club Members)

  • Wednesday and Friday: Social Play - all Handicaps.

  • Sunday: Social play from 1.00pm. The Club is open to visitors to join with Club members for Golf from 2pm. Please call ahead to confirm play and avoid disappointment. The afternoon is suitable for singles, or a group of 2 - 4. Green fee $10 pp. For larger groups please see heading "Club facilities available for private functions".

Country, Interstate and International Players welcome on all Club Days.

Contact us

Club President
Marguerite Russell
0419 874 172
brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Club Secretary
Pam White
0413 458 699
brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Club Treasurer
Juerg Stolz
brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Club Contact
Pam White
brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Coaching Contact
Lesley Cavalier
9596 3581
brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com


Full Members List

Postal Address
6 Bleazby Avenue, Brighton, 3186

Clubhouse Phone
03 9592 6645

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Background

The Brighton Croquet Club was established in 1910.

The Club has three lawn courts that are available to members (refer Playing Days) and for public use by arrangement. Both Association and Golf croquet are played.

The Club welcomes visitors interested in croquet and coaching is available.

The Club pavilion is available for private hire (see below).


Coaching on a Thursday afternoon.

The Club can provide coaching. For details please contact the Club Captain (9592 6645).

In February, August and October each year, the Club conducts a series of coaching classes for croquet beginners, attendance being arranged through the Bayside U3A (9589 3798, baysideu3a.org), or the Club.

Coaching for Association Croquet is usually Thursdays. Coaching for Golf Croquet is usually available Wednesday afternoons. For those only available at weekends, other arrangements can be made.

Coaching Video

Lesley Cavalier has created a Coaching Video [youtube.com] demonstrating the basic strokes of Association Croquet.

Club Facilities are available for Private Functions


Contact Lesley Cavalier (9596 3581)

Our Club members will run a social croquet tournament for groups of ten to forty people. Cost is $20 per person plus an equipment usage charge of $50. The facilities are available by arrangement throughout the week and from 3pm on Saturdays, and between 9.30am and 12.30pm on Sundays.

The Club is available for hire for Children's Parties for children up to the age of 6 - $200 for up to 3 hours.

Whilst the Club does not provide catering, there is a barbecue and kitchen facilities are available. You are welcome to self cater or bring in a catering firm of your choice.

The Club has a BYO liquor licence permitting the serving of liquor from 12 noon to 7pm.

A deposit is required for all bookings. Bookings may be cancelled 7 days ahead without penalty, but the Club will retain $50 if notified in less than 7 days.

Please note: flat soled shoes must be worn on the lawns.

Tournament information

Information is displayed here for club tournaments from the current and previous seasons.

Association tournament info


Open 2019

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(11.0 to 20.0) Dates 13 Sep 19 - 15 Sep 19

Contact - Lesley Cavalier 0413 180 869 brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Open 2019

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(-3.0 to 10.0) Dates 06 Sep 19 - 08 Sep 19

Contact - Lesley Cavalier 0413 180 869 brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Open Tournament 2018


Winner (range -3.0 to 6.0)
Kevin Maloney (Bright)

Runner-up: Kerri-Ann Organ (Belmont)


Winner (range 7.0 to 11.0)
Roger Lee (Brighton)

Runner-up: Colin Melville (MCC)


Winner (range 12.0 to 16.0)
Mark Wilson (Brunswick)

Runner-up: Lewis Gordon (Belvedere Heritage)


Winner (range 18.0 to 20.0)
Cheryl O Dwyer (Yarrawonga )

Runner-up: Jeff Von't Steen (Monash)

Contact - Lesley Cavalier 9596 3581 brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Open Tournament 2018

(-3.0 to 11.0) Complete - awaiting results

Contact - Lesley Cavalier 9596 3581 brightoncroquetclub @ gmail . com

Golf tournament info


Recent member successes



Harley Johnstone
Open 2019
Range 6.0 to 6.0


Roger Lee
Sale Open Association Tournament 2019
Range 6.0 to 11.0


Simon Watkins
Open Tournament 2019
Range -3.0 to 4.5


Paul Tilley
Open Tournament 2019
Range 16.0 to 20.0


Gregory Barnes
Essendon AC Open Div 3 & 4 2019
Range 11.0 to 14.0


Roger Lee
Open Tournament 2019
Range 3.0 to 9.0


Simon Watkins
Open Tournament 2019
Range -1.0 to 4.5


Simon Watkins
Brunswick Open Tournament (Electric Light) 2019
Range -3.0 to 2.5


Gregory Barnes
Brunswick Open Tournament (Electric Light) 2019
Range 12.0 to 16.0


Julie Love
Open Tournament 2018
Range 18.0 to 20.0


Roger Lee
Open Tournament 2018
Range 7.0 to 11.0