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Sir Garfield Sobers Cricket Coaching Centre

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About the Facility

Never let the weather dampen your bowling or batting practice again!

Named after the great Sir Garfield Sobers, the Coaching Centre (formerly the Indoor Cricket School)  is the perfect complement to the 3Ws Oval. The Centre rises to approximately 35 feet, is complete with a storage room and can accommodate up to four different types of sessions in the four indoor bowling lanes provided. Batsmen can also benefit from the BOLA Mechanical Bowling Machines.  If cricketers desire a more realistic feel for their session, the facility also comprises two outdoor nets named after former West Indian fast bowler Malcolm Marshall.

The state-of-the-art training facility plays host to national, regional and international cricketers and has been established as the high performance training facility for the West Indies Academy in Barbados.

Booking Details

Registered students at the Cave Hill Campus can enjoy free use of the facility for organised events that have been sanctioned by the University but must submit an official request to book the facility. Contact us today with some information about the event. Terms and conditions may apply based on the request.

Groups and organisations outside of the University's community are more than welcome to enquire about hosting events at the facility or using it for recreational purposes. Contact us today to get a quote.

Groups and organisations interested in renting the facility should take a look at the following steps/guidelines:

  • A booking request must be submitted in writing 
  • A downpayment is required for booking the facility
  • Public liability insurance and any certificates or other documents deemed relevant to the booking must be obtained
  • An agreement must be signed 


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