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Marlow Sports Club Plans – 2016

Posted on July 28th, 2016

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Background:

Marlow Sports Club has its origins going back to 1829.

It has been a registered charity with a Board of Trustees since 2011 with its aims focussed on the community

It has had 10 years of transformational growth since its 2006 crisis when there was the threat of eviction

The Trustees created a ?1.4m development plan which was financed successfully

The club now owns 20 acres in perpetuity near the town centre

Core sports include cricket, tennis, hockey, cycling, running and junior football

Membership has increased 7 fold in the last 5 years and now exceeds 2,200

There is just an ?0.4m outstanding loan remaining which will be repaid in 3/4 years

The future:

The Trustees now seek to promote and fund the next stage of development. The elements of that are:

Central to this plan will be building a new Clubhouse

Further plans include more sports and a wildlife reserve

Our Patrons:

Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Clive Woodward, Andrew Strauss, Alex Danson

MarlowSportClub-new-building-plans-2016The Vision:
  • Build a new Pavilion that is social hub for members and wider community to prepare for and relax after their sporting activities, irrespective of age, gender and ability
  • Be a place where all ages learn and enjoy sport together
  • Preserve Marlow?s beautiful green space for future generations
  • A sanctuary, rooted in sport, away from home, office and school
  • A vibrant community centre to meet, get and stay fit and enjoy life
  • A place to promote physical and emotional well-being and self-belief

How Chamber Members could get involved and benefit:

Before the new Clubhouse is built we can offer:

  • Up to 50 ?parking spaces are available for hire weekdays until 18.00
  • Hire the whole facility for team-building days
  • Take up Social Memberships (?20 pa)
  • Consider supporting the new build through corporate sponsorship mechanics

?When we have the new Clubhouse we can offer:

  • All the above
  • Plus facilities for meeting rooms up to 70 people; function rooms for dinner and social gatherings and all day catering for individuals or groups

?Contact:

Graham Sweet, Commercial Director grahamjsweet@btinternet.com

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