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Indoor Cricket Centre Activities

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The Indoor Cricket Centre here at the Lancashire County Cricket Club are pleased to provide details of their cricket & coaching programmes.

Thunderbolts Tots Club (3-6 year olds)

Tots Club is a weekly session for young budding cricketers aged 3–6yrs to start learning to play the game.  The sessions are 45mins long, which is just enough time to keep them interested, active and learning.

By developing fundamental skills such as throwing, catching, running and balance within a cricketing context, young players are exposed to the game in a fun and exciting environment.

Every Saturday morning (9.15am – 10am) £2 per session.


Thunderbolts Saturday Club (7-11 year olds)

Our Saturday Club session is for the 7-11 year olds and is ideal for those who are just taking up the game or progressing from Tots Club.  Here we’ll be building on their natural movement, co-ordination and balance to build up their cricket technique in all areas, as well as providing challenges to aid their development.  

The sessions are 90mins long, which is enough time for the coaches to work them hard with discipline-specific drills and put that practice into match-play situations at the end of the session. 

Every Saturday morning (10am – 11.30pm) £4 per session.


One Day Holiday Courses

This course covers all aspects of the game.  The mixture of fundamental coaching and indoor cricket games provides players with the ideal opportunity to develop skills and put them into practice.


Graded Nets

The aim of the programme is to develop cricket skills within a group coaching environment.  During the first session players will be graded according to ability and will be allocated their own coach and lane for the 5 weeks.


Development Courses

This course allows players to focus on specific disciplines to help them refine their technique as part of their pre-season training. 

Players will be introduced to advanced tactics and exposed to strength & conditioning, psychology and fitness to enhance their overall athletic development.


Intro to Cricket Course

This course is designed for Adults who are completely new to the game of Cricket. During this 4-week course you will develop the fundamental techniques used to bat, bowl, keep wicket and field.  Over the course of the four weeks our coaching will help you to progress from being a complete novice to someone who can take part in a fun 6-a-side game.  You’ll also make some new friends and have a lot of fun along the way!


Adult Intermediate Course

The Adult Intermediate course builds on the foundations set during the ‘Intro to Cricket’ course for beginners and is ideal for social / club team players who are looking to practice their skills in a net-based coaching environment.


Adult Corporate 6-a-side Cricket

Hugely popular in 2013, 6-a-side cricket returns to The Cricket Centre in 2014, and teams are invited to enter our spring competitions.

Teams must consist of 6 players and you must have at least 1 female player on the team.  Four teams per night will play each other over the course of the evening in 3 hours of fun, action-packed cricket.


Schools Match Day Experience

For an unforgettable school trip why not book a Match Day Experience during one of Lancashire’s County Championship home games this year?

Combine a two-hour coaching session for up to 30 children with tickets for the game and on-site parking for your school transport for just £200!!


For more information about the above courses and activities, visit the Indoor Cricket Centre web page:, or contact Ruth Cotton on 0161 868 6778 or


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