By 1973 the Ladies felt ready to participate in league matches and were admitted to the Teesside Ladies league. At this time the format was four rinks of triples and changed later to the current format of three rinks of four players.
1984 saw the demolition of the old wooden clubhouse by the local council, who provided a more modern brick building for the members.
The club was considerably weakened in Sept. 1988 when 10 members left the Village Club to form a new club at Teesdale Park, Thornaby.
In 1998, after considerable discussion the club, voted to go private. To this end a committee was formed to run and improve the facilities for future use