Welcome!

No matter who you are, you're welcome here at the Manchester Bees Dodgeball Club. We're buzzin' to meet you!

Whether you're an international dodgeball player or have never touched a ball before, we've got a session for you!

About us

We're a not-for-profit community sports club providing dodgeball sessions to juniors and adults throughout the Greater Manchester area. Manchester Bees was founded in 2013 by ex-uni players, and we are accredited by British Dodgeball - the national governing body for the sport.

Chair - Aden Woodall

Our Chair leads a team of great committee members to make the club as welcoming as possible and get lots of new people involved in the sport of Dodgeball

Treasurer - Zac Baker

Our Treasurer looks after all of the financial aspects of the club: arranging payments from members, paying our hall rental, end of year finances etc

Membership Officer - Alice Warburton

Our Membership Officer is the first point of contact for anyone looking to join our club, along with looking after our members throughout the season

Safeguarding Officer - Hannah Ward

The welfare of all attendees and members is of vital importance to our club. Our safeguarding officer makes sure any concerns are dealt with confidentially and in line with our policies

Tell us you're coming

  • As part of our COVID-secure guidance, we need to know who's coming in advance of sessions so we can ensure that we're within the hall's capacity, and we have your details in case the need arises to Track and Trace.
  • Before attending any session, you must mark yourself down on the event via Spond (an app on your phone or computer) and enter in our group code 'SXZHY' after downloading it, or simply click the link below
  • If you have any issues, please take a look at our 'How-To' guide!

When and where?

Just turn up to our Beginners or Social sessions and play! No extra charges or membership needed. See below for Academy and Membership information

  • We train twice a week in central Manchester, with a variety of sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Tuesdays @ Moss Side Leisure Centre, Moss Ln E, M15 5NN
    • Who: Members-Only Sessions (see 'Membership' below)
    • When: 20:00 - 22:00
    • Cost: £6 Adult Members / £3 Student Members
  • Thursdays @ Trinity Sports Centre, Cambridge St, M15 6HP
    • Who: All-Comer Sessions (Everyone welcome)
    • When: 20:00 - 22:00
    • Cost: £6 Adults / £3 Students
    • Back from 07 September 2023

What to bring

  • Come changed and ready to play, wear comfortable sportswear such as a t-shirt, shorts and sports trainers
  • Bring a full water bottle - dodgeball is surprisingly thirsty work!
  • During the ongoing pandemic, spectators to any session are not recommended, but if you are a parent and want to stay, then you must social distance and wear a face mask at all times

Payments

Please make payments for sessions via the Spond app, for everything else our bank account details are here:

  • Name: Manchester Bees Dodgeball Club Ltd
  • Account Number: 5247 2493
  • Sort Code: 60-83-71

Membership

We have a wide range of membership options this season, with various benefits and perks, on top of helping support the club!

  • Academy Membership - Free!
    Academy Membership includes access to academy sessions, and a small membership bundle coming soon (You don't need academy membership to attend the academy sessions)
  • Adult Student Membership - £15
    Student membership includes access to members training sessions and social sessions, the possibility for entry into tournaments and league meetings where your university team is not competing, access to the members-only section groups and discounted socials.
  • Adult Pro Membership - £20
    Pro Membership includes access to members sessions and social sessions. You will be eligible to represent the club at various tournaments, league meetings and opens throughout the year. You will also receive invites to discounted socials and access to the members only section of the website.

    British Dodgeball Membership, which allows you to access discounted coach education, a vote at the British Dodgeball AGM and other benefits (required to play at BD tournaments or events) can be purchased from them directly here.

  • Sign up for membership today using the form below!

Our junior academy

We're proud to run a junior academy for young people aged 7 to 16 in the Manchester area! Check out our Academy page for more details

Code of conduct

We aim to be recognised as the golden benchmark for developing a dodgeball club in the UK. To ensure this all committee members, volunteers, members and non-members are expected to maintain the highest standards when representing the club at training sessions, tournaments, events and socials. To ensure that you're aware of your responsibilities and the conduct you need to abide by, please read our Code of Conduct

Other useful links

Our Policies

Check out our various club policies here, including our COVID-19 Return to Play and Risk Assessment, Code of Conduct and Health & Safety.

British Dodgeball

British Dodgeball is recognised as the National Governing Body for dodgeball in Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the UK) by the World Dodgeball Federation and the European Dodgeball Federation. They offer support and services to the national teams, clubs, players, coaches and officials.

Facebook Page

Follow us on Facebook and check out the latest news for the club, and information/tips about the sport.