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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 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

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.

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

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.

The Edge Health And Fitness Club

At Barnham Broom we’re proud to have one of the best health and fitness clubs in Norfolk. The Edge Health and Fitness Club offers a modern, fully-equipped, air-conditioned gym, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room, tennis and squash courts

Hingham Tennis Club

Adult and junior tennis for all abilities
Cardio Tennis
Mini Tennis Coaching
Pickleball sessions

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.

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.

Ladies Table Tennis League

Ladies Table Tennis League

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

Chair Based Exercise Class

Chair Based Exercise Class

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

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

Active Kidz

Active Kidz

Fun sports and fitness coaching session for 9-12 year olds
50p

Summer Multi Sports Camps

Summer Multi Sports Camps

Our sports camps are suitable for 6-14 year olds. A standard day is 9am-3:30pm, and extended days are 8:30am-6pm.

7th & 8th August
12th & 13th August
21st & 22nd August

Download an application form from www.broadlandsports.club, book via calling 01493 369651.

09:00-15:30 £15 per day members £20 per day non-members 08:30-18:00 £25 per day members £30 per day non-members 10% discount for siblings booked on the same day

Activities include football, tennis, kwik cricket, squash, uni-hoc, squash 57, dodgeball, table tennis and swimming. Please remember your swimming kit each day.

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 - 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