Welcome to the website of Canterbury Junior Hockey Club.

CjHC is a successful and friendly club with fantastic facilities at Polo Farm Sports Club. We provide quality coaching for boys and girls aged 5 to 18 from complete beginners to international players and new members are welcome at any time during the season. We have one of the largest junior sections in the country.

During the 2013/14 season, we had some 400 children aged up to13, register for hockey and they came from 60 different schools across Kent.   Please do contact Annie Hare if you would like to give hockey a try,  on annie@harebuilders.co.uk if your child is years 1-7 or if older - use the 'contact us' tab  above and provide us with your contact details & DOB etc.









Click on map for directions to Polo Farm




ClubsFirst is England Hockey Board's
accreditation scheme for clubs. It is
a national recognition of clubs can
demonstrate that they are working
towards minimum operating standards.
All clubs achieving ClubsFirst also
achieve the Sport England Clubmark
accreditation, a nationally recognised
award for sports clubs.



 






News
  • Summer Hockey Camps 2015


    Exam Detox
    June 30th - July 3rd for players of all standards aged 15 to 19.
    10.30am-2.30pm £30 per day

    High Performance Camps

    July 14th - 16th and September 1st and 2nd for players aged 14 to 19 of JAC standard and above.
    10.30am-2.30pm £40 per day

    Club Skills Camps

    July 27th - 31st and August 24th to 28th for players of all standards aged 8 to 14
    10.00am-3.30pm £35 per day

    Email cjhcpolofarm@outlook.com for details and booking form 



  • U10 & U12 Boys Regional Sucess

    On Sunday March 8th 2015 . Polo Farm played host to the U10 & U12 boys Kent County Tournament which saw around 300 junior players showing their skills on our new pitches.
    After 7 pool games semi finals & finals the U10 boys triumphed & the U12 B's came 3rd & the A's also triumphed.
    Both U10's & U12's now go forward as champions to represent Kent in the upcoming regional finals at Surbiton.


  • National Recognition for Canterbury Juniors

    Canterbury Junior Hockey Club—Newsflash!   December 2014
     
    The Higgins National Youth Awards were set up in 2004 when the late Derek Higgins OBE offered to sponsor the award. A number of fine young players who won the award have gone on to international honours. Once again, this year, the Awards have been made in two categories – U18 & U16 for both Girls and Boys. The Awards are aimed to encourage young players and  who exhibit hockey talent who might go on to an international career .
     
    Canterbury Junior Hockey club  nominated 3 talented players who play for the club. The fantastic news is that all 3 have been shortlisted and will attend the awards ceremony. It  took place at The  Royal Thames Yacht Club in Knightsbridge, London on Tuesday, January 20th 2015
     
    The results were :-
     
    U16 Girls  Winner—Lizzie Neal
    U18 Girls—Runner Up—Anna  Baker.     
    U16 Boys—3rd—James Oates
     
    A fantasitic result for the Club and we are also pleased to announce that Susannah Townsend who play for the Canterbury Ladies 1st was awarded the UK Player of the Year.


  • Club Training 2014/15

    With Water 1 and the sand pitch be resurfaced - all the pitches my not be available until mid September, so you may have to share pitches for a week or two.

    Under 14 Boys (school years 8 & 9)         Tues  6.15pm – 7.45pm (water  2)

    Under 14/16 Girls (school years 8 & 9)        Wed.  6.15pm – 7.45pm (water1/Sand)

    Under 16 Boys (school years 10 & 11)      Thurs. 6.00pm-7.30pm (water  2)

    Under 18 Boys  & Men's 2's (school years 12 & 13)    Thurs 6.00pm – 7.30pm (water 1)

    Under 18 Girls & Ladies (school years 12 & 13)      Weds  8.00pm-9.30pm (water 1 & 2)


  • Planning News at Polo - Sept 2014

    Planning permission was granted in July 2014 for a new Indoor Hockey Centre. At the same time, planning permission was also granted on the Twyman Field (the junior cricket pitch) for re-development of the site for housing & the sale of the site will help finance the build of the new Indoor Centre. 

    The Indoor Centre will be located next to the existing Indoor Tennis Centre.  Work will be starting soon & will hopefully be completed by May 2015. In addition Water 1 and the sand pitch are in the process of being relaid at the moment

    These are very exciting times for Polo Farm and will keep Canterbury Hockey Club as one of  Premier Adult and Junior Clubs in the Country.


  • DOUBLE NATIONAL SUCESS !

    Congratulations to the U16 and U 18 Boys who in  January 19th 2014, BOTH won the National EH indoor Championships.

    The U18/s were unbeaten  all season and  beat Beeston in the final.

    The U16 boys also beat Beeston in the final.


  • Clubs First for Canterbury

     ClubsFirst is England Hockey Board's accreditation scheme for clubs. It is a national recognition of clubs can demonstrate that they are working towards minimum operating standards. All clubs achieving ClubsFirst also achieve the Sport England Clubmark accreditation, a nationally recognised award for sports clubs.


  • Canterbury Win twice in National Cup !

    In one of the best days for the Junior Club  in years, both the U18 Girls and the  U16 boys took part in the national  finals weekend on April 13th and 14th 2013 and  were both crowned National EH Cup Champions.  Full match report on the Match report tabs


  • Kwan Browne wins National Coaching award

    On June 25th 2013, England Hockey held their awards dinner  & Kwan Browne was awarded the "Perkins Slade Performance Coach of the Season"   for the hard work and high standards of hockey coaching.  Kwan is Coach to the Canterbury Men's 1st team and also heavily involved in the Single System.


  • U16 Tour to Lille - April 2012

    The boys and girls U16s teams from Canterbury Junior Hockey Club recently undertook a successful trip to Lille in France to face Gallic opposition. Read more under “Match Reports”



Mini-Hockey 

 
Every Sunday from 14th September 2014
  • Under 10 Boys & Girls (age 5 and over, school years 1 to 5):  9am – 10.15am 
  • Under 12 Boys & Under 12 Girls (school years 6 & 7):  10.30am - 12noon 
We look forward to welcoming back young players from last season as well as any new 5 - 12 yearolds interested in playing hockey.  All standards are catered for and we welcome beginners. 

Training takes place on astroturf pitches and sticks are provided for those that need them. Mini-Hockey continues on Sundays through the season until  April 2015. 





The cost per session for Under 10s and Under 12s is £4 (no annual subscription, i.e., pay as you go).  All boys and girls are asked toarrive for registration 15 minutes early. At your first session of the season we ask you to complete a player registration form.