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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

The Sports Factory

We are passionate about sharing sport with people and the community. We want to see lives changed as a result of engagement with sport, faith and the church.

Sprowston Community High School

We provide school facilities for wider community use during evenings, weekends and school holidays, when not being used by our students.

4ward sports

4ward Sports provide nurseries, schools and communities with qualified coaches to implement sporting opportunities.

Our objectives are simple; we want as many children involved in sport as possible.

4ward sports provide bubble football and archery t

Thetford Academy Community Sports Centre and TTA Fitness

Thetford Academy has a variety of sports facilities available for hire, including sports hall, tennis courts, football pitch, MUGA, dance and drama studio and auditorium with tiered seating.

North Walsham Sports Centre

At North Walsham Sports Centre you can enjoy a vast array of activities in our sports hall, tennis courts and gymnasium too.

OSS Leisure Swim School LTD

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

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

Stalham Sports Centre

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

Tennis

Staniforth Thetford Tennis Club

Staniforth Thetford Tennis Club welcomes new members and players for league games

Special Olympics Norfolk Tennis

Special Olympics Norfolk Tennis

Why not come along and join our disability tennis sessions at East Anglia Tennis & Squash Club. All sessions are run by qualified coaches. It is an opportunity to improve eye hand co-ordination, fitness while having fun in a safe environment!

Chair Based Exercise Class

Chair Based Exercise Class

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

LTA - The Community Tennis Fund

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.

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

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

LTA - Facility Loan Scheme

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.

Stuart Silvester

NLTA Communications Officer

07876 350825

Tony Devenish

Regional Tennis Participation Manager