21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg 2196, It was a group of young rugby players who came together in 1886 as the first Wanderers Rugby Club in Johannesburg, quickly followed by another group calling themselves the Wanderers Cricket Club but the Wanderers Club that still exists today was formed in 1888. These young men had “wandered” from other mining towns, like Kimberley, attracted to the mining camp that grew from the discovery of gold in the Witwatersrand.
THE WANDERERS CLUB
The Wanderers Club mission is to be the Premier Sporting Club in South Africa, striving to understand, recognize, and meet needs of Members, stakeholders, partners. Through ongoing product development, investment, service delivery systems. Through developing a technological capacity, promoting partnerships, new revenue streams, and recognizing the need to transform the demographic profile of the Club. The Club offers the following sports: athletics, badminton, basketball, bowls, cricket, gymnastics, hockey, karate, gymnastics, rugby, squash, snooker, tennis, touch rugby and Discovery Soccer Park.
For more info on the amazing facilities: www.thewanderersclub.co.za