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Club page - Williamstown Croquet Club

About us


We are located at 104 Victoria Street in Williamstown.

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Social Play

Members play social Golf Croquet (GC) every:

  • Monday 1pm-3pm (singles)
  • Tuesday 8am-12:30pm
  • Thursday 8am-12:30pm
  • Saturday 8am-12:30pm

and social Association Croquet (AC) every:

  • Wednesday 10am-3pm
  • Saturday 12:30pm-3pm

Members have priority over visitors and guests

Individual Practice

Outside of these scheduled times, the courts are available for individual practice and bookings.

Members can sign up for social play here.

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Metropolitan Tournaments

Members compete against other clubs every Spring and Autumn in metropolitan tournaments:

  • Association Croquet Pennant on Mondays & Wednesdays 
  • Golf Croquet Shield on Mondays & Thursdays

Contact us

Club President
Jane Finemore
finemore . jane @ gmail . com

Club Secretary
Lyndsay Neilson
secretary @ williamstowncroquet . org . au

Club Treasurer
Claire Keating
clairekeatingcklh @ gmail . com

Club Contact
Lyndsay Neilson
secretary @ williamstowncroquet . org . au

Coaching Contact
Lester Hughes
lester7hughes @ gmail . com

Full Members List

Postal Address
104 Victoria Street, Williamstown, 3016

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Our Club

Williamstown Croquet Club was founded in 1926 and opened for play in 1928. The beautiful, historic sports pavilion was opened in 1929 and is a real feature of the Club. The wide verandah is ideal for enjoying those long summer evenings. Inside is a large air-conditioned social room, fully equipped kitchen, locker room and separate male and female toilets.

We welcome all visitors and people wishing to pursue croquet as a sport or social activity and cater for all levels. Both Association Croquet and Golf Croquet are played at our Club.

We have enough space for two full-size or four half-size lawns which can accommodate up to 32 players at a time. We also have mallets available for the use of new members, visitors and guests.

Come and Try

We have regular open sessions where you can come down and try the game and get more information about the Club.

Contact the Club Secretary for details.

Becoming a Member

You can take out an Introductory Membership for 3 months which gives you time to get a feel for the game plus get to know the Club and its Members.

If you decide to continue you can join as a Full Member which provides 7 day per week access. We also offer reduced rates for full-time students, families and non-playing social members.

To enquire about becoming a Member contact the Club Secretary or complete this Membership Enquiry form.

To apply for Membership, complete this Membership Application form and send to the Club Secretary.

Venue Hire

As well as regular Club activities, the Pavilion is available for hire for social events and meetings when not in use by members.

The venue accommodates around 50 seated and 80 standing. We also have a well equipped kitchen for food preparation and a BBQ is available for use. You will need to self-cater but we do have a BYO licence.

To enquire about booking the venue complete this Booking Enquiry form.

Useful Links

Golf Croquet Synopsis

Basic Rules of Golf Croquet

Association Croquet Synopsis

Basic Laws of Association Croquet

Active VCA members

VCA membership by club

Tournament information

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

Association tournament info

Williamstown Open (2021/2022 season) (Cancelled or Postponed)

Contact - Paul Lund 0401 999 975 paul @ lund . id . au

Golf tournament info

Williamstown Open (2021/2022 season)

(-6.0 to 20.0) Dates 25 Mar 22 - 27 Mar 22

Contact - Andre Daniel-Dreyfus 0407 315 719 andredreyfus @ hotmail . com

Williamstown Open (2020/2021 season)

Winner (range -1.0 to 3.0)
Richard Parks (Monash)

Runner-up: Mark Wilson (Brunswick)

Winner (range 4.0 to 6.0)
Graham Bird (Williamstown)

Runner-up: Tony Green (Williamstown)

Winner (range 7.0 to 12.0)
Kerry Cordell (Williamstown)

Runner-up: Audrey de Baghy (Williamstown)

Contact - Andre Daniel-Dreyfus 0407315719 andredreyfus @ hotmail . com

Recent member successes

Lester Hughes & Kevin Beard (Yarrawonga)
ACA Open Doubles & Singles 2021
Range -6.0 to 20.0

Graham Bird
Williamstown Open 2021
Range 4.0 to 6.0

Tony Green
Williamstown Open 2021
Range 4.0 to 6.0

Kerry Cordell
Williamstown Open 2021
Range 7.0 to 12.0

Audrey de Baghy
Williamstown Open 2021
Range 7.0 to 12.0

Lester Hughes
VCA Open Singles 2021
Range -6.0 to 20.0