WELCOME TO PIRATES SPORTS CLUB
THE LEADING PUBLIC SPORTS CLUB IN MID-JOHANNESBURG
Founded more than a century ago in 1888, Pirates Club Greenside is the oldest sports club in Gauteng and one of the three oldest in the country. In 1952, after relocating several times in the central Johannesburg area, we found a permanent home in Sir Lionel Phillips Park on the Greenside/Parkhurst border. This park was donated to the city by the Sir Lionel Phillips Trust, with the proviso that it may never be developed for any purposes other than civic sport.
Pirates currently supports and provides facilities for eight (8) sporting codes – baseball, bowls, cricket, hockey, road running, rugby, squash and tennis.
As the leading public sports club in mid-Johannesburg, Pirates serves the suburbs of Greenside, Parkhurst, Parkview, Emmarentia, Linden, Northcliff, Craighall Park, Parktown and Blairgowrie.
These previously white middle/upper class suburbs have transformed recently because of the excellent location between the city CBD and Sandton CBD and are transforming into vibrant New South African urban communities. Further, Pirates has become an integral part of the surrounding communities by allowing primary and high schools in the region access to facilities that they would ordinarily not be able to provide to their learners.
Over the years Pirates has established an illustrious sporting record and is South Africa’s only non-university club to win both the national rugby and cricket championships.
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Latest News At Pirates
A big thank you to members who gave money and time last Saturday for our Mandela Day initiative to improve the staff quarters. A lot was done but there are still a number of outstanding improvements we’d like to tackle. To keep the momentum going we are...read more
SAVE THE DATE Thursday 21st July – Wine Club Saturday 23rd July – CHOC Poitjiekos Competition Friday 29th July – Club Draw Saturday 3rd September – Ladies Day Lunch THIS WEEKEND AT PIRATES Tonight we host The Glenlivet Whiskey tasting in the...read more
SAVE THE DATE Thursday 7th July – Beer Club Thursday 21st July – Wine Club Saturday 23rd July – CHOC Poitjiekos Competition Friday 29th July – Club Draw Saturday 3rd September – Ladies Day Lunch THIS WEEKEND AT PIRATES This Friday, we...read more