Welcome to our Nationally Recognized Croquet Club


Welcome to West River Wickets. Competitive croquet is a whole new ballgame. Forget your father's nine backyard hoops. Substitute six metal wickets with limited clearance either side of the ball. Introduce a strategy that is part golf, part pool and part chess. That in a nutshell is six-wicket croquet. Golf croquet is a simplified variant of the game. Together, they have made croquet one of the fastest growing sports in America. It is a fun sport for all ages -- for young and old, men and women and players of all capabilities.


If you think you have the temperament to step up to the wicket, we’ll arrange a simple introduction to the game.


Once the Covid-19 pandemic passes, West River Wickets will hold free introduction to croquet sessions for members and beginners on Saturdays, at Hal Denton's lawn, 246 Mill Swamp Road, Edgewater, MD 21037 from 10 am (weather permitting).  Players receive basic instruction on using a mallet, striking the ball and making wickets. Games of golf croquet, one of the most popular forms of the game follow. Call Jay Graham 443 850-6520 jay@grahamlandarch.com . Bring your friends!




Practicing social distancing -- two mallet lengths apart

Outgoing vice-president Bobby Pittman presents the Wayson Trophy to Jay Graham. It is awarded annually to a member who has contributed time and effort to the furtherance of the club goals. Jay was recognized for his energy and skills as coordinator-in-chief of the club's successful recruitment campaign.