Hockey sessions for youngsters

THE Matlock Monkeys are back!

Matlock Baileans’ junior hockey section resumes training sessions this week at Wirksworth Leisure Centre and Anthony Gell School, outdoors on the all-weather pitch.

Weekly sessions start today (Thursday) and are run for boys and girls aged under 11 from 6pm to 7pm and for Years 7 and 8 girls from 7pm to 8pm.

New players are welcome and sticks can be provided. Bring gum shields and shin pads with you if you have them.

The cost per session is £3. Matlock Baileans Hockey Club is an accredited club and runs teams at all levels. All sessions are led by qualified coaches.

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The section also has a new venture starting on Monday, September 17 at Arc Leisure Matlock, be running an After-School Club every Monday from 4pm-5pm for all primary aged children. Children are welcome to come along to try out a session.

For more details, call Laura Loeber on 01629 534460 or email