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.

CACSSA Clubhouse & Bars

The CACSSA clubhouse and bars are open daily. See opening times for more information.


Upcoming Events & Socials

Upcoming Events

See What’s On for all events and socials.

Oct 2018

Charity Evening of Music – 30/10/2018

Come along and enjoy an ecclectic selection of music all in aid of a good cause.

Nov 2018

Fireworks – 04/11/2018

Our famous annual fireworks extravaganza down at the club.

Danish Pastry Course – 10/11/2018

A basic Danish pastries course, no previous experience necessary. Only £20 for members, thanks to generous subsidies from CSSC. This course is limited to 8 spaces, so will sell out quickly.

Wine Tasting – 16/11/2018

As part of CSSC’s Taster Day programme, Oxford Cheltenham Wine School take us through an introduction to wine tasting through a blind tasting game. This will be a fun and relaxed event for wine enthusiasts of all levels of experience.

Cheltenham Races - The November Meeting – 18/11/2018

Excellent offer for CSSC members – £10 tickets for the November Meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse on Sunday 18th November.

Birmingham Christmas Market Trip – 24/11/2018

A Christmas market trip to Birmingham being run by our friends at HASSRA

Bath Christmas Market Coach Trip *SOLD OUT* – 25/11/2018

Get into the Christmas spirit with a coach trip to the Bath Christmas markets, at a fantastic subsidised rate for members.

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.