The Elmwood Club is located in Merivale, Christchurch and was developed after identifying the commercial and social benefits of pooling resources and assets from creating an umbrella organization comprising of six sports clubs with aligned visions and values. These clubs are Old Boys Collegians Cricket Club, HSOB-Burnside Hockey Club, Elmwood Bowling Club, Elmwood Croquet Club, HSOB Football Club, St Nicholas Netball Club, Shirley Volleyball Club and Canterbury Handball
The Elmwood Club’s objective is to strengthen the local community through the provision of Sport and Recreation to promote health and well being.
The club shares the values of the community and represents these things in all the tasks it strives to achieve:
- Supportive at all times
- Family Orientated
- Community Focused
- Fun to be involved with
- Value for Money
The club enables its constituent club members, by acting collectively, to better their operational efficiencies, enhance funding opportunities and increase the range of sporting and recreational services able to be provided to the local community.