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.

May 2019

Cheltenham Racecourse Race Night - End of Season Finale – 03/05/2019

Come and join us for the end of season finale at Cheltenham Racecourse, and get your bank holiday weekend off to a flying start. Extra discounts for CSSC members.

Basic White Bread Course *SOLD OUT* – 19/05/2019

A basic bread making 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.

Jun 2019

Cotswold Civil Service Sailing Club - Inter Departmental Off-shore Regatta – 09/06/2019 - 14/06/2019

The Inter Departmental Off-shore Regatta (IDOR) takes place in and around the Solent. We would like to put a crew in, and have an offer from one Club member to Skipper.

Stained Glass Summer Workshop *SOLD OUT* – 14/06/2019

Learn how to make beautiful stained glass decorations in this Summer themed workshop

Jul 2019

Emma Bridgewater - Coach Trip, Factory Tour and Decorate Your Own Piece – 16/07/2019

A trip to the famous Emma Bridgewater factory in the potteries, where you will see how they make their pottery and have a chance to decorate your own.

The Royal International Air Tattoo Fairford – 20/07/2019

We’re selling a small number of tickets to the famous Fairford Air Show at discounted prices for members

GingeFest Comedy Night – 26/07/2019

GingeFest Comedy night 26th July in aid of Sue Ryder and Breast Cancer Care, all profits go to the charities.

GingeFest Music Festival – 27/07/2019

GingeFest Music Festival July 27th in aid of Sue Ryder and Breast Cancer Care, all profits go to the charities.

Sep 2019

European Tour - BMW Championship at Wentworth – 20/09/2019

Join us on a coach trip to one of the European Tour’s most prestigious events at Wentworth in September.

Woodland Mosaic Workshop and Afternoon Tea – 21/09/2019

An workshop of woodland craft, with a relaxed afternoon tea.

Upcoming Socials

See What’s On for all events and socials.

No Events


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.