Colchester’s Premier Members' Club
Friday afternoon Duplicate Bridge remains a popular pursuit with enthusiastic players competing in astute and friendly rivalry. Bridge has been an integral part of the Officers’ Club since it was built and hopefully will continue to be so. However, new players are always welcome to ensure that the Club continues and Members are encouraged to introduce new players. The Officers’ Club allows for a guest to be invited for a fee of £5.00. Guests can come along for a total of six sessions in one year. Also, a guest may come once at no expense to play and view the proceedings. It is a very friendly and social club with tea, coffee and delicious cake being served during a social break. All for £2.00 per person. Some Members also have lunch at the Club before play begins and this is very popular. Play is mildly competitive and scoring is done by the Director with results usually sent out by e-mail in the evening. Partners can usually be found if required. Play starts at 1:15 pm and ends about 5:00 pm.
Rubber Bridge on Tuesday afternoons is also very popular and comes with afternoon tea, coffee and cake all for £2.00. It is a social event and gives a friendly welcome to all Bridge players who might like to attend. Play starts at 1:45 pm and ends around 4:30 pm.
We have two squash courts available and male & female changing rooms. During the season there are Club Nights on Tuesdays and Thursday and an annual knock-out tournament held at the end of the season. Playing Members can book squash courts by using the following link: fastcourts.com/colchester-officers-club
For more details call Kevin Eastaugh on 07709 703000.
Snooker is played on our full-size table which is located in our dedicated snooker room off of the Terrace/Sports Court Lounge on the first floor. Please remember that under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult when playing. You can obtain the key to the snooker room door from the court lounge bar.
Members can book the table using the following link: fastcourts.com/colchester-officers-club/
Playing members have the use of the Garrison Swimming Pool on Friday afternoons between 4.30 and 5.15pm. The pool is located at the Corporal Budd VC Gymnasium on Berechurch Road and has been booked on an exclusive basis by the Club. Members who have not used this facility before are always welcome to join in. Please ensure you take your membership card to show the pool staff.
The Club has an active Golf Fellowship that has been in existence for over 25 years. The Fellowship play once a month at different local courses and also enjoy a couple of Golf Breaks during the year. There is an annual trophy awarded to whoever gets the best score in 5 out of the 9 outings presented at the end of season Gala Dinner. New members are very welcome. It is a good way to start playing golf and there are several CGOC members who are not members of golf clubs. Why not come and join us!
If you would like to know more about joining please email the Club and someone will contact you with more information.