Fitness Suite

The Clubs Fitness Suite has a range of quality cardiovascular and resistance machines for you to work out on. Including Treadmills, Cross Trainers, Rowers, Cycle machines, Chest /Shoulder press, Lat pull down, and extension / lying curl.

FREE tour available FREE Health and Fitness Check

Your Social Club

The Club Lounge is a great place to relax after playing sport, exercising or just to meet up with friends.

Come and enjoy a drink or two in the comfort of our lounge. The Clubs well stocked bar includes a range of bottled beers, lagers and ciders with guest ales all at low Club prices.

Watch Sky Sports on our Wide screen TV

Have fun, keep fit...

The Earls Colne Recreation Club is a place where people of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of activities and sports. We have indoor sports hall with facilities for badminton, basketball and many other activities.

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Football fixtures shown live in our bar – ALL WELCOME

Friday 9th November – Sheffield Utd v Sheffield weds 7.45pm

Saturday 10th November – Cardiff City v Brighton Hove Albion 12.30pm

                                              RUGBY – ENGLAND V NEW ZEALAND 3PM

                                              West Bromwich Albion V Leeds Utd 5.30pm

Sunday 11th November – Liverpool v Fulham 11.30am

                                             Chelsea V Everton 2.15pm

                                              Manchester City v Manchester Utd 4.30pm


Monday 31st December from 7pm

Disco and licensed bar

£12 per adult £1 per child tickets selling fast!  

Staff and members xmas meal 24th November 8pm at the Five Bells £25 pp. £10 deposit to reception and choose your meal asap.

The Earls Colne Recreation Club was opened in 1981, the club is located on the A1124, Halstead Road in Earls Colne. 

Facilities include ample free parking, two squash courts with viewing gallery, a two badminton court size sports hall, changing rooms and showers, lounge bar with SKY TV, and the recent addition of a  Fitness Suite. In the grounds we have football and cricket pitches and tennis courts with pavilion.

The Club offers a wide range of activities and sports for  all ages and abilities. Or just come and relax in our lounge bar and watch the sport on SKY TV, or play a game of pool (make the most of cheaper bar prices with a membership card). The sports hall is also available for party bookings with inflatables and play equipment.

Look out  for special events which take place throughout the year. All welcome.

The club is open from 10.00am for sports and social activities and the bar opens in the lounge at 3pm weekdays (coffee or tea served from 12) and at 12 noon on weekends. It is a place where you will receive a friendly welcome and where people are keen to share their own interests and meet new friends. 

You do not have to be a member to enjoy the facilities and lounge bar but an ECRC card will entitle you to our special deals.


The Club has something for you as a player or non-player, as a youngster or as a seasoned player. Senior and junior sections.


There is a thriving Tennis section at the club where all standards are welcome, all weather courts and floodlit facilities.



Our cricket club have enjoyed a great deal of success over the years.


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