Hockey


In order to make sure that our sessions can go ahead safely, we are complying with the rules put in place by England Hockey.

See below for points of information regarding these rules and regulations.

NGB COVID Website Link Stages Current Stage  Last Updated
Engand Hockey England Hockey Guidance Stages 1-5 Stage 5 29/09/2020
What Does The Current Stage Mean For Training and Equipment etc
www.englandhockey.co.uk
/page.asp?section=2633&section
Title=Covid%2D19+Club+Support
  • Must have a COVID Officer in place
  • England Hockey Participation Agreement must be signed by each individual
  • Use own equipment where possible. Where shared, it must be cleaned before and after every use
  • No balls should be collected and touched with the hand
  • 2m distance whilst training (2 stick lengths)
  • Online booking system, if possible staggered start and finish times.
  • Equipment and facilities must be disinfected after each session
  • Set up so players and coaches to not need to touch fences, gates, door goals etc where possible
  • Hand sanitizer must be provided
  • The number of 30 people on a pitch at any one time relates to a single group. Multiple groups can be on the same pitch if the groups are clearly separate and not mixing. Coaches can move between groups as long as they are socially distanced, and the group size remains 30 or under.

Club information

Currently, we have 1 Men's hockey team and 1 Women's team. Both compete in Midland 4 in the BUCS competition. Both sides are always welcoming new members with open arms - no matter what ability. Both sides not only train together but can be found socialising together as well. 

With strong links to Bedford Hockey club, there's always plenty of game time to have.

Venue

We are located at the Astro facility at Bedford campus. There are frequent trains from Luton, and a free University bus from the Bedford train station that stops at campus, with the venue just a few minutes walk down the road.

Regular Training times

There will be free travel for all competitive sports members from the Luton Campus. Come find us a Freshers for more information.

Day Venue Time
Mondays Polhill Astro 18:00-20:00

A booking system will shortly be in place for you to book a slot on our training sessions


How to join

To join our team, follow these simple steps:

  1. Download the BUCS Play app form the app store
  2. Create at BUCS Play account using your STUDENT EMAIL ADDRESS and then search for Bedfordshire Hockey
  3. Pay for sports membership using the link below

BUY MEMBERSHIP HERE

Not too sure whether you want to join? Don't worry, you have until October the 31st to pay for a sports membership. Just complete steps 1 and 2 and then get in touch with us on our socials.

To Find Out More

Men's Team  Email: competitivesport@beds.ac.uk
Women's Team www.instagram.com/uob.hockey

 

Contact Sport

sport@beds.ac.uk - for Aspire Gym and booking enquiries

getactive@beds.ac.uk - for anything to do with the Get Active Programme

coaching@beds.ac.uk - for more information about our coaching courses, or to book onto a course

sportscholarships@beds.ac.uk - for questions regarding our Sport Scholarships

 

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