Why Reading Hockey Club
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 and Ladies 1st XI teams in the National Premier 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 500 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.