We are a club that welcomes new members of all ages and abilities for our Youth, Ladies and Senior Sections, so get in touch if you want to play for a great club with one of the best grounds in Essex.
On Saturdays we currently have 4 adult teams that play in the T Rippon League and 1 adult team that plays friendly matches. We have a very successful ladies’ team that usually plays on Friday evenings in the Beaumont Seymour League. We also have a thriving youth section with U15, U13, U11 teams plus our Saturday morning coaching for 4-11 year olds.
To find out more about the cricket section visit our website


The football section has adult teams from 16 to 60! Indeed one of our greatest players, Peter Gillott, played past his 70th birthday! So whatever your ability we have a team for you. Our sides play on Saturdays and Sundays in the Essex Olympian, Mid Essex, Essex Veterans, and Chelmsford Sunday Leagues. We have great facilities with pitches that have won a number of awards over the years. We train on a 3G floodlit artificial grass pitch every week, so there’s no excuse for not being fit. We pride ourselves on being a friendly club that welcomes anyone to join us. To find out more please email Dave Grainger at


We welcome players of all ages and abilities and we have a thriving coaching programme, open to both non-members and members. Social tennis, singles ladder and league tennis opportunities are available for members throughout the year and our on-line court booking system makes it easy for players to arrange their own matches. If you'd like to know more, please visit our website or contact our membership advisor, Suzanne Biscoe on her email at .

Table Tennis

Our 6 teams play in the Chelmsford District Table Tennis League. Practice sessions take place every Tuesday. They commence at 6 pm and end at 7.20 pm, if there are any home league matches commencing at 7.30 pm. If you are interested in playing competitive table tennis for the OCA we accept new members at all times of the year so please contact David Porter (by email to All standards of player can be accommodated across the teams we enter in both the main Chelmsford League which runs from September to the following April and the Central Essex Summer League which operates in June and July. You can see how the teams are getting on this year by visiting the Chelmsford and District Table Tennis League website All division tables for Winter 2022-23 - Chelmsford Table Tennis League


For anyone interested in playing summer hockey, please contact David Kitchiner at