What is CACSSA?

Welcome to the Cotswold Area Civil Service Sports Association (CACSSA), a local sports and leisure club which provides outstanding sports facilities and other amenities.  Previously known as the Cheltenham Area, the club is well established and has been at its current site for over 50 years. It is known locally as the “civvy club” or simply CACSSA (pronounced “kaxa”) for short.

On weekdays CACSSA is also a conference centre, with rooms available for hire for business conferences, meetings and seminars. In evenings and weekends CACSSA can be booked for a wide range of social events. See hire us for all options.

On-site sports at the CACSSA club include archery, cricket, football, rugby, skittles, squash and tennis.  There are affiliated sailing and golf clubs. See sport clubs for all associated clubs.


Upcoming Events & Socials

Upcoming Events

See What’s On for all events and socials.

Mar 2018

Football - Mens County Cup Semi-Finals – 03/03/2018

Cheltenham Civil Service v Bishops Cleeve ‘A’ in the Junior County Cup Semi-final at Tewkesbury Road kick off 2pm.

FC Barometrics Res v Cheltenham Civil Service Res in the Intermediate County Cup Semi-final at Newlands kick off 2pm

Kings Res v Cheltenham Civil Service 3rd in the Minor County Cup Semi-final at Dowty Rotal Sports Ground kick off 2pm

Cheltenham Festival Race Breakfast at CACSSA – 13/03/2018 - 16/03/2018

Come watch the races in the comfort of the clubhouse.

Clubhouse and bar open from 8.30am until late. Buffet breakfast served from 9am until midday. All televised races will be shown on the large screen

£6.95 members – £7.95 non members

To book your place, please call 01242 680424

Football - Ladies County Cup Semi-Final – 18/03/2018

Cheltenham Civil Service Ladies v Cheltenham Town Ladies in the Gloucestershire Womens Trophy at Tewkesbury Road kick off 2pm

Apr 2018

Tower of London Day Trip – 20/04/2018

Fancy a trip to the Tower?  This is a great chance for you and up to 3 guests to have a great day out on Friday 20 April 2018 FREE OF CHARGE.  The only cost is a small contribution to help cover the coach hire. 

Jun 2018

Inter-Departmental Offshore Regatta – 03/06/2018 - 08/06/2018

CCSSA is planing to enter at least one yacht into the Civil Service Sailing Association (CSSA) IDOR race. This is 5 days of racing in identical yachts based in Cowes. Racing will be a mix of short and longer races, including around the Island. All crew must be members of CSSC and CSSA. For more details please contact the club sailing@cacssa.co.uk .

Aug 2018

CACSSA trip to Shrek the Musical in Bristol – 16/08/2018

A real “must-see”.  Shrek the Musical is playing at the Hippodrome in Bristol and CACSSA is running a trip on Thursday the 16th August.

Upcoming Socials

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There are a number of sports clubs affiliated with CACSSA. On-site sports available include archery, cricket, football, ladies hockey, skittles, squash, tennis and rugby. Off-site sports include bowls, golf and sailing. See sports clubs page for more information on them.