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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

Swaffham Leisure Centre

With state of the art equipment and enthusiastic staff on hand to help you, our gym is the perfect place to get fit! You can pay separately each time you go, or for a great deal you can sign up to our expressions fitness membership and gain exclusive bene

OSS Leisure Swim School LTD

From its base in North Walsham, OSS Leisure Swim School offers swimming lessons for children aged 3-14 years.

Great Massingham Tennis and Multi-sports Club

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

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.

UEA Sportspark

Sportspark originally opened its doors for the first time in 2000. Funded primarily by the Lottery and Sports England it has become one of the most successful community sport facilities in the UK.

Train With Premier

Provider of accredited courses, training worksops and e-learning related to the sports, fitness and wellbeing industry - specialising in coaching sports to children in school settings. Our HQ in Shropham, Norfolk, hosts a wealth of courses. Discover, how

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.

Erpingham Multi-use Games Area

Erpingham Leisure Hub has recently been formed to promote, encourage and support engagement in sporting and physical activities by all members of the community.

Ladies Table Tennis League

Ladies Table Tennis League

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

Archery and Basketball at Thorpe St Andrew School

Archery and Basketball at Thorpe St Andrew School

A mixture of fun, individual skill based activities and match based games. All abilities welcome.

Nifty Fifty's

Nifty Fifty's

This is a fun group for over 50's with a mixture of badminton, table tennis, bowls and use of the gym. Only
£1.40 with a Go4Less card or £2.25 without
Free cup of tea at 3pm

H.I.I.T

H.I.I.T

High intensity interval fitness class.
Only £2

Circuits

Circuits

A fun circuits class for all fitness levels
Only £2

Circuits

Circuits

A fun fitness circuits class
Only £2

Chair Based Exercise Class

Chair Based Exercise Class

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

Holiday Camp at Sportspark

Holiday Camp at Sportspark

Sportspark run weekly multi-activity camps for children aged between 5 and 13 years old.

Junior Tennis Fun Day

Junior Tennis Fun Day

Tennis Fun Days are a great way for children to play lots of tennis, make new friends, develop their skills and learn lots of new ones too!

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

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 Tots Coaches

Do you love Tennis?

Are you a Parent, Tennis or Sports Coach, PE or Nursery Teacher?

Do you want regular, well paid and enjoyable weekend work?

Tennis Tots is a tennis play programme for children aged 2-5. Our classes are packed full of fun co-ordination and movement games and activities, aimed at helping children develop a love of tennis that we hope will last a lifetime.

Coaches need to be energetic, confident, reliable and love working with young children. You don’t have to have a background in Tennis coaching as we offer excellent training.

Stuart Silvester

NLTA Communications Officer

07876 350825

Tony Devenish

Regional Tennis Participation Manager