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Bath Rec Users

BathRec encompasses a wide range of organised clubs, which have open membership and welcome enquiries from any new or experienced players. The Clubs which use BathRec are detailed below:

Bath Rugby  

BathRec is the home of Bath Rugby, one of the oldest rugby clubs in existence.  Founded in 1865, Bath Rugby has been playing rugby on the Recreation Ground since 1894.

In addition to the Club’s matches, Bath Rugby and Bath Rugby Foundation run many of their Community programmes and activities for children and young people from BathRec.

For further information on the Club, Bath Rugby Foundation and their community programmes, please visit:

Bath Sports & Leisure Centre

Bath Sports and Leisure Centre is also a key tenant of Bath Recreation Ground. Operated by Aquaterra on behalf of Bath and North East Somerset Council, the Centre provides a comprehensive programme of sports, exercise and activities to help everyone achieve a healthy lifestyle with swimming and gym facilities as well as a sports hall for different team sports and exercise classes.

For further information on the Leisure Centre's opening time and facilities, please visit: Bath Sports and Leisure Centre.

Bath Croquet Club

Bath Croquet Club operate 4 full sized lawns at the Recreation Ground.   The Club is a member of the South West Federation of Croquet Clubs and competes in 5 different Leagues.   It also hosts National competitions and runs its own internal matches and monthly tournaments.

For further information on Bath Croquet Club, please visit:

Bath Drama Club

Bath Drama is one of the most successful drama groups in the City and utilises the Pavilion / Community Hub at the BathRec for their rehearsals.   The Club produce four shows annually encompassing modern drama, pantomime, classics and outdoor productions.

For more information on the Drama Club and its productions, please visit: 

Bath Mini Rugby

Bath Mini Rugby play at the Recreation Ground on Sunday mornings from September to April; the club has been in existence since 1973 and coach boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 12 and plays home fixtures at BathRec.

For more information on Bath Mini Rugby, please visit:

Bath Quidditch Club

2016 brought Bath Quidditch Club to the Recreation Ground with practice sessions on Sunday afternoons. The Club welcomes new players at any time or go along to watch the Bathilisks in play.  For more information visit their Facebook page:


The Recreation Ground also hosts annual one off events, some recent ones include:

Bath Half Marathon               

Bike Bath

Bath Festival Finale Weekend

Bath Carnival

Rotary Club of Bath Fireworks





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