Clubs and Leisure Activities

Rocklands Playing Field and Pavilion

The Playing Field, situated at the end of Green Lane, was opened in the 1960s, and owes much to the late Stan Fisher,who was the motivating force behind the purchase of the land and its conversion from farmland into the playing fields, which included filling a pond. Now it is used by Rocklands Cricket Club, Rocklands Youth FC and the Rocklands United Football Club. The Cricket pitch is also used for some Junior County matches. It also includes a children’s play area with swings and other equipment.
The Pavilion was opened in 1986, it includes a bar and changing facilities and is available for hire.
Contact: Alan Fisher 01953 718588

Rocklands Cricket Club

Founded in 1865, the Club plays at the Rocklands Playing Field in Green Lane. The Team plays in Division 4 of the Knight’s Norfolk Cricket League, and the A Team in Division 9. There are also Teams for Juniors(8-11) and Youths(12-17) with coaching on a Sunday morning
Website:http://rocklands.play-cricket.com
Contact Elizabeth Walker(Hon Sec) 01953 483118 or mobile 07770 410293

Rocklands United Football Club

The Senior Section fields two teams. The First Team play in Division Two and the Reserves in Division Four of the Crown Fire Central and South Norfolk League. Training takes place on a Wednesday evening under floodlights and is usually followed by a discussion on tactics for forthcoming matches in the Pavilion Bar.
Website for reserve team:http://www.local-league.com/rrufc1262

The Youth teams play League football at several age groups. Most train on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings throughout the season under floodlights when required.
http://www.rocklandsyouthfc.org.uk

The Rocklanders Youth Club

The club meets in Rocklands Village Hall every Friday during school term time, between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. Membership is open to anyone between the ages of 8 and 18 years.

Activities include table tennis, snooker, table football, karaoke, Wii and similar games. For those who prefer quieter activities there is a variety of board games, small group games and art / craft activities. The all-weather surface behind the hall is very popular for football. Indoor hockey is also very popular. The field behind the hall is available to members during fine, dry weather.

There is a £5.00 annual registration fee (which covers family membership) and there is a weekly subscription charge of £1.50 for each session attended. The tuck shop is very popular!

Anyone interested is advised to drop in at Rocklands Village Hall and speak to any member of the team. Completion of a temporary membership form by a parent (or similar responsible adult) enables one or two sessions to be attended on a trial basis.

The club mantra is “Growth through enjoyment”. The atmosphere is extremely relaxed and friendly. Older members are encouraged to play an active part in running their club, which is affiliated to Momentum and offers The Norfolk Youth Award Scheme to anyone interested.

The Rocklands Line Dancing Club

The Club meets in Rocklands Village Hall on Mondays 2pm -4pm (Beginners), Tuesday nights 7pm – 9pm (Improvers) and Wednesday Mornings 10am -12 noon (Advanced).
£4.00 per session. Refreshments 30p per cup
Come and have some fun while exercising in a friendly atmosphere.
For more details contact:Fliss Tele:07795 681172

Eden Meadows Riding Centre, Sandy Lane

Riding Lessons in our indoor school are available for adults, and children from 5 years.
We offer classes for all abilities and provide facilities for organisations, and groups of special needs riders.
A.B.R.S. Approved
Please call John Dothie for further information on 01953 483545

Rocklands Parent and Toddler Group

The Rocklands Parent and Toddler Group meet each Monday morning(Term Time) 9.30am to 1145am in Rocklands Village Hall giving parents/carers and toddlers aged 0 – 5 years from Rocklands and the surrounding villages an opportunity to meet and socialise in a friendly environment.
we offer a weekly craft activity;ride-on toys, dressing up and story time/singing at the end of the session
We provide the children with drinks and a biscuit, but please bring a piece of fruit for the mid-morning snack.
Admission price is £1.00 per toddler,50p under 6 months for 2nd child
Anyone interested in more information can contact Laura Spratt lauraspratt82 @ btinternet.com 07960 735844

 

Rockland Manor Lake

Rockland Manor Lake has 4.5 acres of beautiful secluded lake stocked with
Common, Ghost, Mirror, Leather and Crucian Carp, Tench, Roach, Rudd and Perch.
Season tickets at £100, of which only 50 will be issued. These permit day and night fishing from
1st February to 1st October, and day only (6am-4pm) from 1st October to 1st December.
No day tickets.
Contact Stephen Burroughes to view/join. Tele: 01953 483226
Rockland Manor, Scoulton Road, Rocklands. NR17 1UW

 

Rockland Mere Fishery

Trout and coarse fishing in the peaceful surroundings of the Norfolk Countryside. Day tickets are available on the bank or by contacting the Fishery Manager.
Fishery Manager:James Harrold. Tele;01953 455193 or 07900004953.
e-mail: rocklandsmere@safe-mail.net
Web:http://www.rocklandsmere.co.uk/

 

South Norfolk Shotokan Karate Group

The Group meets each Thursday in the Village Hall. Juniors between the ages of 6 and 12 meet between 6.30 and 8.00 and Adults(over the age of 13) between 8.00 and 9.45.
Contact: Richard Reynolds. Tele: 01953 456224.

 

Gt Ellingham and District Flower Club

The Club meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:30pm in Rocklands Village Hall.
There are demonstrations of flower arranging and in the summer months outings are arranged.
Contact: Brenda Tubb, Tel. 452775

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