Hockey club begins pre-season preparations this weekend


Ballymena Hockey Club kicks off its preparations for the season ahead this Saturday 25th July with pre-season training for all Senior members; male and female.

The focus will be on Strength and Conditioning training from 10am at the Showgrounds, followed by an hour of match play. This format will continue for all of August on Saturday, with team training sessions for ladies commencing Monday 3rd August and men on Tuesday 11th August, from 7pm.

Players should confirm attendance with their team Captains and any new players wishing to join the club can obtain more information from the Club Secretary by emailing

Ahead of the new mini and junior season, the Club is focusing on Boys Hockey at the start of August, with their GET INTO HOCKEY scheme for boys aged 8-16.

The event will run August 4-6 from 7-8.30pm at the Showgrounds Astro pitch. Cost for all three sessions is just £5 per person.

Anyone interested can email the Club Secretary on for a registration leaflet.