From a single rugby pitch in 1969, the facilities at Whitecrook have grown to include a gym hall, changing rooms, a function room and three mixed-use pitches and are now hosts our local football, gaelic football and taekwon-do clubs as well remaining the headquarters of Clydebank RFC.
Having laid out the pitch and erected goal posts themselves, Clydebank RFC played their first match at Whitecrook in 1969. There were no changing facilities on site, so both teams had to walk 200 yards to and from the John Brown recreation ground.
A Better Footing
The erection of changing facilities at Dean Street in 1974 ended the obligatory match-day marches to the pitch, but it was not until 1995 that Clydebank RFC established a trust to take on a formal, ongoing lease of the site. This enabled wider use of the ground, including Sunday youth rugby fixtures.
With the addition of a gym hall, function room and the establishment of two further pitches, Whitecrook is now home to the four clubs that make up the partnership that is Clydebank Community Sports Hub: Clydebank Rugby Club, Glasgow Gaels Gaelic Football Club, GTF Taekwon-Do Clydebank and Kilpatrick Thistle FC.
With support from sportscotland, Clydebank Community Sports Hub has advanced plans in place to create a modern, multi-use sports facility at Whitecrook, with flexible, high quality spaces for hire to sports clubs and community groups.
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