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Tennis or lawn tennis is a racquet sport. It enjoys a long and proud history.

An Overview of Tennis

Tennis or lawn tennis is a racquet sport. It enjoys a long and proud history. The game has evolved - it's now an Olympic Sport. The rules of the modern game are easy to learn. It's played between either two players (singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use the racquet to this the ball over the net into the opponent's court.

Benefits

Tennis can be a great workout and lots of fun. Playing tennis has many health benefits including:

  • increasing cardiovascular fitness
  • lowering blood pressure
  • improving muscle tone, strength and flexibility
  • increasing reaction times

Involvement

Visit the LTA all play tennis website to find your nearest court

Equipment

  • Rackets (Use a racket that is the right size)
  • Shoes (You can play tennis in whatever shoes you are comfortable in)
  • Clothing (Whatever you feel most comfortable in)

Facts

  • Andy Murray became the first British man to be crowned Wimbledon champion in 77 years in 2013.

Find Tennis Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Tennis for Kids

If you’re looking for a fun activity for your kids then look no further. Tennis For Kids is a free 6-week coaching course packed full of action packed games and activities designed as the perfect in

Tennis Tuesdays

Want to know about social tennis on Tennis Tuesdays? or have an experience to share? #TennisTuesdays

Tennis Xpress

ennis Xpress aims to teach adults new to tennis or returning to the sport to play the game in 10 hours.

National Governing Bodies

Lawn Tennis Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
info@lta.org.uk
Contact Telephone
020 8487 7000

Bungay Tennis Club

We are a small and friendly club catering for a range of abilities,and ages.

We have a Junior section with players from aged 8 to 14, Coaching in a mixed ability group takes place on Saturdays at 12.30, with free play on Mondays from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Stalham Sports Centre

The Stalham Sports Centre is central to helping keep the local community active, healthy, fit and, above all, happy.

Great Massingham Tennis and Multi-sports Club

A friendly, very active two court tennis club. Registered with the LTA and Tennismark accredited.

Community Sports Foundation

Norwich City Community Sports Foundation (CSF) is the official charity partner of Norwich City Football Club and helps over 38,000 people every year achieve their goals through sport, supporting some of the most disadvantaged, disabled and talented people

Heywood Sports and Leisure Club

Heywood Sports and Leisure Club is based in Diss, Norfolk and offers you the best multi sports facility in the area at rates that make it affordable for the whole family.

The Norman Centre

The Norman Centre in Mile Cross offers a wide range of community, educational and recreational facilities to everybody, all at affordable prices. Please contact us for more information, and to make sure all courses/activities are running before you attend

Broadland Sports Club

Broadland Sports Club is situated in the heart of rural Norfolk. Facilities include a fully equipped gymnasium, sauna, steam room and swimming pool.

Ladies Table Tennis League

Ladies Table Tennis League

2 a-side table tennis league for players of all level, fun social matches

Circuits

Circuits

A fun circuits class for all fitness levels
Only £2

Circuits

Circuits

A fun fitness circuits class
Only £2

Active Kidz

Active Kidz

Fun sports and fitness coaching session for 7-12 year olds
50p

Chair Based Exercise Class

Chair Based Exercise Class

Exercise class for older adults to help improve mobility, balance and strength.
Only £2

H.I.I.T

H.I.I.T

High intensity interval fitness class.
Only £2

Adult Tennis Coaching At North Elmham Tennis Club

Adult Tennis Coaching At North Elmham Tennis Club

Take part in six Tuesday sessions of adult tennis coaching from 17 September to 22 October 2019 at North Elmham Tennis Club

Junior Tennis Coaching At North Elmham Tennis Club

Junior Tennis Coaching At North Elmham Tennis Club

Sign up for junior group tennis coaching at North Elmham Tennis Club for ages 4-7 from 3:45-4:30pm every Tuesday from 17 September to 22 October 2019.

Junior Tennis Coaching (Ages 8-9) At North Elmham Tennis Club

Junior Tennis Coaching (Ages 8-9) At North Elmham Tennis Club

Sign up to junior group coaching for children aged 8-9 at North Elmham Tennis Club from 4:30-5:30pm from 17 September to 22 October 2019.

Junior Tennis Coaching (Ages 10-16) At North Elmham Tennis Club

Junior Tennis Coaching (Ages 10-16) At North Elmham Tennis Club

Sign up for junior group tennis coaching for ages 10-16 from 5:30-6:30pm at North Elmham Tennis Club from 17 September to 22 October 2019.

LTA - Easy Access Loan Funding

Any LTA registered club that can demonstrate that the facility development will retain or grow membership can apply for this funding at any time.

LTA - The Community Tennis Fund

Any registered venue that can demonstrate the ability to grow community participation through tennis facility development. This fund will be allocated throughout the year.

LTA - Growing the Game

Any LTA registered venue that can demonstrate sustainable growth through facility development
and a tennis development plan can apply for this funding.

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

Helping disabled people access tennis opportunities through funding for wheelchairs, equipment and grants.

LTA - Facility Loan Scheme

The Facility Loan Scheme provides loans up to £250,000 to help venues deliver projects that will grow the number of people playing tennis.

Tennis Coach

Billesley Tennis Centre are looking for Level 2 and above Tennis
Coaches to join our expanding programme. We have a selection
of hours available and hourly rates are up to £15 p/h depending
on qualification and experience.

Stuart Silvester

NLTA Communications Officer

07876 350825

Tony Devenish

Regional Tennis Participation Manager