Reading is one of the premier hockey clubs in the country. We were formed in 1904, and joined with the Cricket section in 1959.
RHC enjoys a high profile throughout the national and local media. With Men’s in the National Premier League and Ladies 1st XI team in the Conference West National League
RHC runs 11 men’s teams, 7 ladies teams and has a flourishing Next Generation junior section. Our youngest playing Member is 5, and our oldest is - well lets just say they are in their 70's.
We have international players ranging from U16's to the full internationals, plus a number of Vets and Masters all playing for their Countries.
RHC has over 400 senior and nearly 550 junior members and is based at a top class facility in Sonning Lane, where we have been since 1984.
We have two pitches at our club and a great clubhouse and grounds.
Our objectives, in partnership with business and the community, are to be:
The premier Hockey club in the Thames Valley
A Centre of Excellence with first class hockey facilities.
We aim to be this by being:
- A place of fun and enjoyment for sportsmen and women, their families and friends
- A leader in youth development of hockey
- A venue for prestige hockey
- A social and business meeting centre offering good value for money
- A responsible and active supporter of the community
- Professionally and financially well-managed.
We welcome you to Reading Hockey club, whatever your age or ability, and hope you enjoy your time with us.
The Hockey Section Committee.