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08/11/2015
Sport in Scenic Surrounds

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If you’ve travelled down to Point Nepean and seen a group of people playing croquet on the Parade Ground, you could mistakenly think they have been hired as a charming, nostalgic sight for tourists. Actually, they are the enthusiastic members of Sorrento Croquet Club.

So-called because when founder Val Grinblat established the club in 1998, she hoped to secure a playing ground in Sorrento, the club has been playing at the beautiful Point Nepean for around 14 years. And members couldn’t be happier with their surrounds.

“It’s just magnificent being there on Parade Ground with dolphins jumping around in the foreground and the ships coming in and out,” says member Cathy Prisow.

The croquet players often find themselves chatting and giving directions and historical information to tourists visiting Point Nepean.

“We’re part of the scenery down there now,” laughs club secretary Carol Yule.

Each year Sorrento Croquet hosts a Southeast Metropolitan Croquet Association Tournament, and visitors are consistently amazed by the beauty of Parade Ground.

The club plays year-round, with games taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday afternoons. The club is currently home to 36 members is always on the lookout for more croquet enthusiasts.

Carol says that you don’t need to know how to play the game in order to join, and that members are happy assist novices and provide mallets. Anyone who wants to have a go at croquet can call the club to organise a visit.

“You don’t need any special equipment or clothing. Just come along and give it a try,” says Carol. “We’re all very friendly and welcoming… and it’s a great time of year to start!”

Contact croquetsorrento@gmail.com or 5986 5446 with any enquiries.

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