Sports & Games Clubs

Menston St Mary's Deanery Badminton Club

Social badminton in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Additionally social events, outside visits and other activities. Open to all aged 16 to 70+ of all abilities.

St Mary's School. Tuesdays winter and spring school terms 20.00 to 22.00.

Subscription £55 for 33 nights play, visitors £5 per night.

Contact: Janet Hatton 01943 602 341

Menston Crown Green Bowling Club

The club provides social bowling during the afternoons at the Green behind Kirklands Community Centre from April to October, and has 7 teams entered into the Airedale and Wharfedale Crown Green Bowling Leagues. Table Tennis is played in the winter.

Open to residents of Menston and others subject to acceptance by a membership

Annual subscription: adult £40, junior £3.50.

Contact: Peter Hammond, Secretary, 24 Wrexham Road, Burley-in-Wharfedale 01943 863417


Menston Cricket Club

Provides an opportunity for all ages to play and enjoy the game. Outdoor playing season from mid April to mid September.

Supporters and new members always welcome.

Annual subscriptions: Senior players £60, Junior players £30, Non-playing membership £10 (includes use of the club's bar).

Contact: Paul Smith, Chairman & Club Secretary on 07815851097 or

Club website:

Menston Ladies Netball Club

Friendly club open to all ages and all abilities. We have women who live in Menston as well as its surrounding areas (Guiseley, Otley, Burley, Ilkley etc).

Wednesday Evening Training: Open to all and coached by a Bradford Council Coach. Meet at High Royds Drive, Menston (off A65, opposite St Marys School) at 6.40pm and car share to Pulse Fitness in Bradford.

Thursday Evening League Night Menston Ladies Squad: If you wish to take your netball more seriously then this is the night for you! You need to attend some (or all) of the Wednesday night training sessions so that we can train as a team as much as possible. Matches are usually scheduled between 7pm-9.30pm and held at Benton Park School, Rawdon.

If you are interested in playing on a Wednesday or Thursday night (or both) or want some more information, then ring/text Julie 07779967878 or Kathryn 07939040416.

Menston Tennis Courts

There are 2 tennis courts at the recreation ground that are available for everyone to use.

Wharfedale Aikido Club

A dynamic traditional Japanese martial sport. Club affiliated to British Aikido Association and other national organisations. St Mary's Roman Catholic School, Menston, Thursdays. Junior classes 6.30pm - 8.00pm. Adult classes 20.00 to 21.30.

Contact: Bob Jones 01943 863857

Wharfe Valley Bridge Club

A Duplicate Bridge Club. Kirklands Community Centre. Thursdays 13.30 to 16.30. Subscription £5 annually, £1 per attendance.

Contact: Mrs M Smith, 10 Craven Park 01943 874396

 Friday Morning Badminton Club

Secretary: Laura Moorhouse

Phone: 01943 875041

We have about 10 members who play mixed doubles badminton for fun and exercise. We do not enter any competitions. We meet at Kirklands Main Hall each Friday morning from 10.00 - 11.30.

Wednesday Morning Badminton Club

Secretary: Alan Smith

Phone: 01943 871081


Social badminton.

We meet at Kirklands Main Hall each Wednesday morning (excluding August) from 10.00 - 12 noon.

Scorpion Martial Arts 

We meet at Kirklands on Wednesdays 17.30-18.15. Contact Sue Donald on 07925 361965.