The Club's Vision for the Future
The Club, through its associated company, East Anglian Sports Centre Ltd (EASCL) has now raised sufficient funds to create a new permanent home for the Club’s sporting and social activities.
The construction of a new full-size floodlit artificial turf hockey pitch at Culford School was completed in May 2016 and the Culford Hockey Centrewas officially opened on 3 September 2016. Together with the existing school pitch, this two pitch facility will enable the Club to achieve:
its long-term VISION:
“to be a dynamic, vibrant and successful club for all”
with its main AIMS:
1. To become a successful, high-profile Hockey Club achieving high levels of team performance and individual representation at regional and national level;
2. To become a regional centre of excellence for junior hockey as part of the England Hockey's single system;
3. To be recognised as a fully inclusive and friendly community sports club, working in partnership, to encourage active participation in sport and physical activity and healthier lifestyles for Bury St Edmunds and its surrounding area.
A Quality Club
The Club first attained England Hockey's ClubsFIrst standard in 2007 and again in 2015. With the introduction of the new ClubsFirst2 version, the Club remains committed to match its quality service with its new quality facility. The Club achieved its re-accreditation on 8th September 2015 which is now valid for three years.