Athletic Club Hoylake (AC Hoylake) was established in 2001. Recognising the need for a local junior football club, to serve the community of Hoylake and West Kirby, successive junior teams have been introduced every season leaving the club with a current membership of over 300 players in 25 teams at under 4's - Youth (18's).
In 2011 the club achieved Charter Standard status. The Charter Standard Scheme is best practice guide that sets standards of coaching, administration and child protection for all clubs outside the Football League and Premier League. As a benchmark for quality, it will improve the playing experience for all.