Play

The club welcomes players of all standards for both social and team tennis.

The coaching programme and club nights are opportunities to meet other members and develop your skills. We encourage members to join our WhatsApp group as an easy way to make arrangements for informal play outside club sessions.

Court Availability

Other than the following times, all 3 courts are available for members’ use. There is no booking system – it’s first come, first served! But with 3 courts, it’s usually possible to get a game when you want.

The courts are reserved for matches, club sessions and coaching as follows:

Summer season

The summer season runs from April to the end of September.

The club activities mainly take place in the weekday evenings. The courts are available for free play during the day, other than on Friday afternoons. At weekends, the courts are available throughout daylight hours for use by members.

Club summer timetable

Monday evenings from 18:30 – mixed team matches using 3 courts

Tuesday evenings from 18:30 – adult coaching and club night

Wednesday evenings from 18:30 – ladies’ team matches using 2 courts

Thursday evenings from 18:30 – men’s team matches using 3 courts

Friday afternoons from 16:00 to 19:00 – junior coaching, using 2 courts

 

 

Winter season

The winter season runs from October to March.

The club plays all year round, although bad weather sometimes gets in the way!

Evening coaching is running on Tuesdays at 5pm until 16th October. When the clocks go back, play moves to Tuesday afternoons, starting on 23rd October. This will be club play (no coaching) and is free for members (£5 per session for non-members).

The weekend programme includes coaching on Saturday mornings until 10th November, when we take a break until after Christmas, when coaching restarts on Sunday afternoons.

Our mixed and ladies team play throughout the winter in the Newbury and District League. Matches are scheduled for the following dates, but are subject to change at short notice  –  winter matches often have to be rearranged due to bad weather.

Only two of the three courts are used for winter matches. Members are welcome to play on the 3rd court and make use of the club house which is open during matches.

Ladies  Team home match dates for 2018-19

  • Saturday 6th October         – 13:30
  • Saturday 10th November  – 13:30
  • Saturday 8th December     – 13:00
  • Saturday 2nd  February    – 13:00
  • Saturday 2nd March          – 13:00

Mixed Team home match dates for  2018-19

  • Sunday 14th October       – 13:00
  • Sunday 25th November   – 13:00
  • Sunday 9th December      – 13:00
  • Sunday 17th February      -13:00

Non members and court hire

Not a member but want a game? 

Courts are available to hire for £5 per hour. Please make your payment at 4 Thames Avenue – just post the fee through the letterbox.

Need to book the courts for a local organisation to use?

Let us know when you need to courts and for how long by completing a contact form and we will get back to you.