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Belsize Park RFC is London’s most central rugby club with its home grounds in Regent’s Park and training by Russell Square (Zone 1).
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RUGBY
SPORT&VISION

We embody the best of amateur club rugby in the very heart of London. Our rugby is paramount, evidenced by us having secured 15 promotions in the last 8 seasons across our four league sides. We offer competitive rugby to players of all standards from elite to complete beginners. We are committed to playing excellent rugby while remaining true to our club motto of “Always win the party” (Convivium semper vicendum est). Over 380 adult men and women play for the club each season, making us one of the largest rugby clubs in the country. You will receive an unparalleled welcome into our family and will find the perfect level of rugby to suit you.

The club traces its history back to being one of founding clubs of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and is considered to be the most widely toured amateur clubs in the world. We have been twice shortlisted (among 5 clubs) for the National Rugby Club of the Year Award in the past four years and we have won an RFU President’s Award.

We tour twice a season as a club (one autumnal domestic and one spring international) unbroken since 1989 to as far afield as Barbados, Brazil, China, Mozambique and the USA. These tours are instrumental to fostering our unique club spirit.

Our Men’s teams train once a week on Wednesdays in the most central pitch in London (WC1N 1DN) and our Women’s team train on Saturday mornings in Regent’s Park.
The Club runs 6 Men’s teams, a Women’s team and a monthly Vets, as well as juniors and minis. Our 1st XV compete in London 1 South (level 6) at the top of possibly the most competitive regions in the country.

CLUB MEMBERSHIP

Benefits of being a Belsize Park RFC member
PLAYERS
All players must become club members
NEW JOINERS
For any new joiners (during pre or full season) there is a 2 game grace period for you to decide if we are the club for you*
STUDENTS/UNEMPLOYED
We never want money or affordability to be a barrier to you playing with us, please contact our Membership Secretary to discuss (see below)
VICE PRESIDENTS' MEMBERSHIP
Vice President’s Membership is By Invitation Only
INSURANCE COVERAGE
The club is covered under the RFU’s blanket insurance policy. Therefore as a club affiliated to the RFU all our members are automatically covered.

If you have not started the direct debits on your membership, you aren’t insured. Therefore anyone who has paid their club membership is covered immediately, along with new joiners in their grace period
PERKS
Becoming a member in good standing (i.e. one who has paid) allows you to tour overseas as well as apply for England tickets at Twickenham through the club’s ballot.

Most importantly, membership also grants you cover with our insurance
MEMBERSHIP
Your membership covers:
- pitch & changing room hire, medical cover & their supplies,
- the mid-week training venues, our coaching professionals
- other larger running costs**

Important things about your membership:

  • All membership payments must be via monthly direct debit as explained here: https://bprfc.co.uk/join-the-club/pay-the-club/
  • Members who previously cancelled their direct debits must re-enrol using the above link.
  • New players must have set up their DD before having played their 3rd game for BPRFC.
  • Returning players membership is due immediately if previously cancelled.
  • Occasional players & non members must contact us in the week before a game so we can arrange the relevant insurance.
  • We will take into consideration individual circumstance – finances should not prohibit the enjoyment of joining Belsize! Please contact our Membership Secretary to discuss
  • The club can not take responsibility for any injuries that occur if you are not a member in good standing and therefore fully insured

*: After 2 matches your membership becomes due. This grace period only applies in the same season as your first game – e.g. you can’t play 2 games in March at the end of season 1, return a few months later in season 2 and still be within your grace period. 

**: such as equipment, subsidising any bus travel, etc; as well as smaller payments such as: laundry, food after any home games, referee’s travel expenses, etc.

ETHOS STATEMENT

The club’s long-term ambition is to sustainably reach the highest playing levels whilst imbuing all the best aspects of purely amateur rugby.
The club’s long-term ambition is to sustainably reach the highest playing levels whilst imbuing all the best aspects of purely amateur rugby
WIN THE PARTY
Always Win the Party (Convivium semper vicendum est) - regardless of the result on the pitch
EXCITING RUGBY
We play exciting enjoyable rugby
ONE CLUB
One-club, Many teams – we rise together
FUN FIRST
Joy for life – Fun comes first
EVERYONE WELCOME
We welcome everyone - you come for the rugby but stay for the friendships
RESPECT
We’re all different but we are one family
TOURING
Best-in-class Touring - unrivalled fun sharing the game with new friends in far-flung places

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MEET BELSIZE PARK

The most central rugby club in London with male and female players of all levels.