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Web Page Back to pre-COVID Format - Available Sports and Activities - Click on item below for further info.


Since COVID-19 times and temporary loss of the Ups Club Hall, we have sadly lost a number of activities (click for details).

If you would like to restart an activity or start a fresh one, please contact the Management Committee on


| Badminton | Football | Gym | Quiz | RockBox Fitness | Running | Snooker | Squash | Table Tennis | Volleyball |

| Previous or Start-up Activities | | Mini-Olympics | | Open Day Information |





Forthcoming Events (click for more info)

New Opening Times pH Bar. Alternating Thursdays and Fridays started in August 2023. See graphic opposite.

Please Look Out for the Next Quiz Date. The last one was on Thursday 21st September 2023 at 6pm. General knowledge News Geography Mystery round Picture Music. 1 per person (card payments only).

pH Bar Volunteers Needed: Please try to help out in the bar, so that we can open on Thursdays ! - click for details.

Squash Coaching is on hold for the time being. Supervised Practice for all levels and total beginners - dates to be advised.

Ups Club AGM 2022 POSTPONED until further notice.

Free Squash Re-gripping Service Continues to commemorate the Club’s 50th Anniversary - click here for more information.


Potential Start-Up Activities

The Ups Club has hosted a variety of other activities over the years. With suitable interest these could be restarted or new activities could be initiated.

Please click here for more info.

Downs Hall Bookings - Hall Bookings

The Downs Hall is available for sports (e.g. badminton, table-tennis, aerobics/pilates/yoga) and for hire for functions. Click here for current Hall Booking Calendar

Social - pH Bar

The pH Bar is open on Thursday and Friday evenings from about 5.30pm. Click here for list of pH Bar NewsLetters.


Please go to the Membership Page for more information and to download membership forms.

Management of The Ups Club

         The Ups Club Constitution & Mission:
The Ups Club and pH Bar (formerly the Downs Club) provides the sports and social facilities listed above for its members who are either ex-staff (Associate), Honorary or Corporate (current staff and family) of The ICR, The RMH, SGH and a few other locally affiliated bodies. These facilities are kindly supported financially by the RMH and ICR and are based on the Sutton site. Some of the activities are offered by private organisations, which will be subject to different charges. Most of the activities are offered onsite, however some sports have matches organised at local venues. All details are on the relevant activity pages (click above for info).

         The Ups Club Management Committee - Contact Names

         The Ups Club History  - Formerly Called The Ups and Downs Club: History

         The Ups Club 50th Anniversary - Fund Raising and Activities for the 50th Year (2013)

         Annual General Meetings (AGM) - Announcements & Previous Minutes

More Info On :

         The ICR gym facility (click here)

For web editing contact Sandra Edwards with any queries or if an activity is not represented x5027 (email:

Last edited, 29 February, 2024.