West End Community Sports Club
A number of strong clubs in the West End have come together as a Hub with the aim of linking with the local community and local schools to provide affordable sporting opportunities for all. The Hub is centred around Harris Academy with the committee meeting here on a monthly basis, a number of member clubs using the sports facilities and links with Active Schools to integrate young people into member clubs.
The West End Community Sports Hub offers a wide range of sports:
DABA Junior Badminton Club: This is a junior badminton club run at Harris Academy by the Dundee Area Badminton Association. The club gives youngsters of primary and secondary age the opportunity to participate in fun sessions with a qualified coach to improve their badminton skills.
Dundee Madsons Basketball Club: Dundee Madsons are the main basketball club in Dundee with classes for children aged 3 all the way up to adult’s competitive and recreational basketball. The club’s main base is Baldragon Academy however sessions also take place at Menzieshill Community Hub. Committed to developing further the club holds regular school sessions, holiday camps, family fun days and fundraising events.
Harris Academy FP Hockey Club: Harris Academy FP Hockey club is one of the most established hockey clubs in Dundee providing hockey for adults and juniors at all levels of Scottish hockey. Harris Academy FP Hockey Club is working very hard to develop youth hockey and has strong links with local primary and secondary schools. The club allows young players to develop their skills in a friendly environment at their own pace with the opportunity to play socially or competitively.
Harris Academy FP Rugby Club: Harris Academy FP Rugby Club are the main adult rugby club in the West End of Dundee. Established in 1926 as Harris Academy Union Rugby Club this later became Harris Academy Former Pupil Rugby Football Club as it is now known. The club currently competes in the Caledonia Midlands League Division 2.
Judoki: Judoki is the local West End Judo club run by a fully qualified level 2 Judo instructor. Judoki provides opportunities for primary and high school pupils to participate in judo.
Riverside Community Sports Club: Riverside CSC is the main football club in the West End of Dundee providing opportunities for boys and girls. The club was formed in 2009 and has worked closely with the SFA to gain quality mark status which ensures the correct management and structure of the club. The clubs continues to grow with 5 boy’s teams currently playing 7 a side, 3 boy’s teams playing 11 a side, an adult’s team, girls team and fun fours centres run in partnership with the SFA. A significant development for the club was in 2016 when it successfully gained SCIO status.
West End Tennis Club: West End Tennis club is located in the heart of Dundee’s West End on Shaftesbury Road. The club offers 3 all weather tennis courts and one training court which allows tennis to be played throughout the year. The club provides opportunities for juniors through to veterans either socially or competitively with professional coaching sessions also available.