The club has 3 social tennis sessions each week. Primarily for adult members, the sessions give you a chance to meet up with other tennis members outside of league tennis or club tournaments. The days/times when 3 of the tennis courts are given over for social tennis are shown below. The format is doubles played in a friendly atmosphere - but dont think your tennis wont be challenged!
Saturday Social Tennis runs each Saturday afternoon. With effect from this Saturday, 1st February 2014, the Junior and Adult social tennis sessions will start at the later time of 3pm.
The junior social session is open to members aged 6 and over and costs £1.50 per child. A coach will be present to organise fun games and drills for the children.
The adult social session runs at the same time as the junior social and is open to players of all standards.
Complementing our Saturday social tennis session, we are launching a new family social tennis session on Sunday afternoons 2pm to 4pm starting from Sunday, 12th November, 2016.
The session is aimed at families who have children playing full ball tennis who are looking to build up their match playing skills. This is a relaxed social with adults and children mixing in together, all standards are welcome (children must be able to play full court tennis with regular tennis balls).
As part of a successful funding bid from Sport England, we are now offering free tennis sessions to members and non–members of beginner/improver standard in order to encourage more people to enjoy the cardio and social benefits of tennis.
Each session comprises some gentle cardio tennis followed by a little coaching and some social match play, followed by light refreshments. A coach will be on hand throughout.
The sessions are open to adult beginners – members and non–members welcome – so please pass on the message to any friends or relatives you think might be interested. Equipment can be provided if required.
From time to time, the club organises competitive social tournaments designed to get more of our membership playing. For some years, for example, we ran a MAXI-Tennis tournament at the same time as the 6-Nations rugby, where teams were named after the 6 nations rugby sides.