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Trafford Cricket Centre

Trafford Cricket Centre

The Trafford Cricket Centre at Emirates Old Trafford is the home to Lancashire Cricket Club professional squads, Lancashire Cricket Club Academy and Lancashire County Age Group squads.

It’s a state of the art indoor cricket-specific training facility with five elite standard indoor nets which have full run-ups and a wicket keeping / multi-use area.

There are five professional BOLA bowling machines in addition to Merlyn, TrueMan, Junior Trainer, Tennis Ball and Fielding machines.

The Trafford Cricket Centre offers group coaching sessions available for boys & girls aged 3 upwards; development and specialised courses available for players aged 9 upwards and one-to-one coaching is available for players aged 8 upwards.

Net hire is available to individuals/clubs/groups, with block booking discounts also offered. We also host birthday parties, school/club match day tours and more. Classrooms are also available to hire for meetings / private functions and there is a viewing gallery for spectators.

For details, read our terms and conditions.

To access your online user account for the Cricket Centre, please click here

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    Cricket Centre courses

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  • Cricket Coaching One-to-One

    Cricket One-to-One Courses

    One-to One Coaching is available with our team of professional and experienced coaches (ranging from Level 2 to Level 4), many of whom specialise in a particular field.

    Lessons are available, subject to coach availability and net availability, Mon-Sun 9am-10pm (last booking 9-10pm) for players aged 9 upwards.

    Costs range between £30 per hour and £50 per hour, with discounts available for juniors, students and disabled players.

    To request a regular one-to-one booking through the winter, please complete the One-to-One Booking Form (below) and return this via email to Ruth Cotton: rcotton@lancashirecricket.co.uk

    Booking form 

     

    Contact Information

    For general information, please contact the office during normal office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm): cricketcentre@lancashirecricket.co.uk 0161 868 6778 / 6779 

  • Cricket Centre Net Hire

    Cricket Centre Net Hire

    The nets are available to hire to individuals, small groups or Clubs (maximum 6 players per net) and can be booked for a one-off session or throughout the whole or winter period.

    Bowling machines are available for use at an extra charge (must be operated by an ECB level 2 coach or higher).

    A coach can also be provided to facilitate your net session from our select team of Cricket Centre coaching staff.

    The Full Hall is also available on request for small-sided indoor games.

    Our net hire is perfect for individuals, groups of friends or club sides looking for indoor practice.

    Net practice can be booked, subject to the availability, from Mon-Sun 9am-10pm (last booking 9pm-10pm), with discounts available for juniors, students and disabled players.

    Please complete the Net Hire Booking Form (below) and return this via email to Ruth Cotton: rcotton@lancashirecricket.co.uk

    Booking form

     

    Contact Information

    For general information, please contact the office during normal office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm): cricketcentre@lancashirecricket.co.uk 0161 868 6778 / 6779 

     

  • Disability Cricket

    Disability Cricket

    The Cricket Centre is developing disability cricket in conjunction with the Lancashire Cricket Foundation in order to enable everyone to enjoy the game, regardless of ability.

    We currently have a Table Cricket programme running for local schools, funded by the Lancashire Cricket Foundation.

    The Centre hosts the annual Lord’s Taverners’ North West Regional competition as well as the finals of the annual competition run by the Cricket Federation for People with Disabilities (CFPD).

    If you would like to get your school involved in our Table Cricket programme, or sponsor the programme, please contact the Lancashire Cricket Foundation on 0161 868 6849 or email foundation@lancashirecricket.co.uk

     

    Contact Information

    For general information, please contact the office during normal office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm): cricketcentre@lancashirecricket.co.uk 0161 868 6778 / 6779 

  • Myerscough College

    Myerscough College - Cricket Studies Course

    Myerscough College has continued its unique partnership between Lancashire Cricket Club, Lancashire Cricket Foundation and Lancashire Cricket Club Foundation to offer a fantastic opportunity for students wishing to pursue a career within the cricket and sports industry.

    At Emirates Old Trafford, Myerscough College offer a range of qualifications to study, focusing on the BTEC Diploma suite.  Most of our learners study at Level 3 to gain entry to university, but others go on to play cricket in the Australian, New Zealand and English league system, often with attractive conditions. Some of our learners spend three years with us instead of two, by starting on the BTEC Level 2 Diploma.

    If you love cricket, want to learn about cricket, sport and the industry, then look no further than Emirates Old Trafford.  We are based in the Indoor Cricket Centre, the main training home for the Lancashire Cricket Club Men’s 1st XI and, when England are playing, the national side too.

    At either level, your study programme will consist of theory, practical, investigations, visits to other venues and students will receive an expert cricket training programme led by the Cricket Centre’s Lead Coach.

    We also are working ever closer with the Lancashire Cricket Club Foundation, the club’s charitable arm, and have supplied the Foundation with many volunteers to assist in community projects.

    As part of the course the Lancashire Cricket Foundation deliver a Coach Support Worker course in conjunction with our students to give students their first step on to the ECB coaching pathway, which will offer them work experience opportunities in the future.

    We play in the U17 National Schools’ Cup, the Association of Colleges Indoor Cricket Cup, the Association of Colleges Outdoor T20 and exhibition friendlies against some of the best schools in the country.

    Our Level 3 programmes are offered to those students who have 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C (including English Language and Maths).  Our Level 2 programme will suit those who do not fit the above grades but have a range of GCSE grades above ‘E’, including English Language & Maths.

    Your future progression routes could be:

    -          University (80% progressed to university in 2014)

    -          Employment

    -          Cricket playing contracts

    -          Apprenticeships

    You can even continue your studies with us by enrolling on one of our Foundation Degree courses at Myerscough College, depending on your UCAS points tariff.

    Visit Myerscough College for more information.

     

    Contact Information

    For general information, please contact the office during normal office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm): cricketcentre@lancashirecricket.co.uk 0161 868 6778 / 6779 

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