Harrogate Town AFC…..more than just a football club!
Harrogate Town AFC – more than just a successful team on the pitch! Looking back over the last decade Harrogate Town Football Club started playing it’s football in the sixth tier of English Football, 2 steps off the English Football League and 5 steps away from the mighty Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal.
We kicked off 2020 chasing promotion to the Sky Bet Football League and a Wembley final in The FA Trophy, Town matches are regularly screened live on BT Sports and growing crowds are seen streaming across The Stray on match days.!
We pride ourselves on being a family club offering a great match day experience for every member of the family.
Each and every match is safely delivered by fully trained stewards managed by qualified Match Day Safety Officers. We have an unblemished safety record and passionate about providing a quality matchday experience.
The food outlets at the ground offer a menu including vegan and vegetarian as well as gluten free options.
The main stadium bar offers the opportunity to relax in a comfortable setting with a drink before the kick off, meet friends and soak up the atmosphere.
Town is not just about the First Team, we offer much more to many more.
Develop as a footballer via our weekly Player Development Centres Our Player Development Centre offers high quality coaching and a games programmes to boys and girls aged 6 to 16. The weekly sessions take place at the stadium delivered by FA qualified coaches governed by a robust Safeguarding Policy. There is also a food service available so children can play, eat and then go home early enough for homework and bed in time for school the next day.
Each holiday period, sees many young children attend our popular Holiday Camps
We run week long sports camps during every school holiday for both boys and girls 6 years up. Each days is planned to ensure it’s fun, challenging and enjoyable.
The camps are run by qualified coaches experienced in working with children. It’s a great way for children to spend their school holidays and keep them away from screens, out in the open making new friends.
A NEW charity in Town The Harrogate Town AFC Community Foundation is now a fully registered charity delivering activities and after school provision in primary schools across the town. In addition to school based programmes we have also launched a weekly session that works with those who have dementia or Alzheimer’s, reminiscing about old sporting memories or social history.
Being active is something that we pride ourselves on as a club. Our weekly social running club encourages people to start with a walk, build in to a jog and lead up to that 5K distance. It’s not all about winning medals its about building fitness, confidence and being around like minded people, you should give it a try and bring a friend? The Community Foundation also hosts Birthday Parties at the CNG Stadium, welcoming young people to enjoy the facilities and celebrate a special day. The package includes;
– One-hour coaching sessions with an FA Qualified Coach (Minimum Level Two) on a FIFA approved 3G pitch.
– Opportunity to play at The CNG Stadium, home of Harrogate Town AFC.
– Access to the corporate hospitality suite for food for up to one hour*.
– 1 x U16 match ticket for any home league match for all party goers.
– Optional tour of the stadium after the coaching session (no extra cost).
– Signed birthday card from the First Team players and staff
Did you know Harrogate Town have a venue that can be booked out?
Over the last few years the facilities at the stadium have been significantly improved and refurbished.
The main stadium bar and function room can cater for celebrations for up to 150 people, in addition we have our own catering team who can tailor to your requirements. Our Corporate Function Room offers fine dining for up to 50 people, the menu is prepared in house and it’s an ideal venue for that special celebration.
We pride ourselves in developing the football club as part of the community, something for everyone and much more than football. Why not come along to a match or find out more about what Harrogate Town AFC can do for you.