Dundee Wanderers Hockey Club is committed to provide youth hockey opportunities to across the city and further afield. We run a number of training sessions for our juniors throughout the year working closely with Dundee Sports Development Team and schools across the city.
Below you will find some information on the training sessions that we currently have available, please note that there are also a number of sessions for the senior part of the club. If we feel that it safe and appropriate, some younger members may be asked to join in with this training.
Our Outdoor hockey (for juniors) is held at High School of Dundee Playing Fields at Mayfield on Arbroath Road Dundee.
New to hockey? Don’t worry, we have a great deal of equipment available at pitch side for new comers.
Outdoor Hockey at High School of Dundee Playing Fields Mayfield Arbroath Road Dundee
6.00pm to 7.30pm for 5 - 16 year olds every Tuesday every Thursday
Each sessions costs £3.00, payable at the gate. New members get their 1st session free. This will stop for the summer holidays the week before the school summer holidays.
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#As part of our hockey development we also work with a number of schools to ensure that hockey is developed across the city.
Schools that we are associated with include:
Morgan Academy and Feeder Schools
Every Wednesday from 4 - 5pm. These sessions are run in partnership with Morgan Academy and Dundee City Sports Development Team. Sessions are free, if you are interested in coming along please contact Ben Gibson on 07803513797 or contact your school directly.
Glebelands Primary School (feeder to Morgan Academy)
Information to follow shortly.
Craigie High School and Feeder Schools
Information to follow shortly.
Claypots Castle Primary School
Information to follow shortly
In addition to these sessions we also hold a Summer Camp which is run in conjunction with Dundee Sports Development from Monday August to Friday August from 10:00 to 16:00 each day. Cost £ for the week but a discount may be applied for multiple chlidren from the same family. Ask Ben for details. Initially you need to send in a parental consent form them you will be sent logon details to allow you to book the event and pay. This camp is held at DISC Maryfield Dundee. Boys and Girls between the ages of 8 and 16 but younger club players are accepted if they contact Ben Gibson on 07803513797. It is hoped to have Olympian and Commonwealth athletes dropping in to speak to the kids. For any further information on this please contact Dundee Sports Development.
Dundee Wanderers Hockey Club believes that it is important that out youths experience healthy competition in order for their hockey to improve. If you go to the Meet the Teams section, you will see the variety of youth teams that we have and the competitions that they compete in.
The Junior Section undertake fundraising thoughout the year to help keep down costs of pitch rental and competition entry.
You may be asked at times to assist in fund raising such as bag packs.
Anyone with ideas for fundraising or anyone willing to take part will be most welcome.