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We’re a busy tennis, croquet and bridge club with over 500 members. We have 19 tennis courts on 3 different surfaces (astro, hard and grass) and regular club sessions and coaching sessions. We have 5 full-size tournament standard croquet lawns, and members play both Association and Golf croquet. We also have an active bridge section with weekly sessions for Duplicate and Chicago bridge.


Latest News

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Tennis Open Day – Today!

Come and join us for a fun-filled Open Day at our friendly tennis club TODAY! We’ll have tennis activities for all ages and standards, including FREE Junior and Adult coaching clinics at 11am and 2pm respectively. You’ll have the chance to see our facilities (including grass, astro and hard courts), have a hit with our members, and find out more about membership.  Plus we’ll have some special offers available on the day! You can view more details in this Daily Echo advert that’s due out on the weekend of our Open Day. So if you’re new to tennis or looking to... Read more →

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Frost & Co Dorset Open 2016 – entries now open!

We’re pleased to be hosting the prestigious Dorset Open tournament again this year, from Sunday 31st July to Saturday 6th August.  The junior and adult events run alongside each other, and competitors often come from far and wide.   To enter, please visit the LTA Competitions website and search for the Frost & Co Dorset Open 2016, tournament code DOR16S0302.  You’ll see the following events listed: Mini events 8U, 9U, 10U, 14U singles and doubles Boys events 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U singles and doubles Girls events 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U singles and doubles Mixed events 14U & 18U mixed doubles Men’s events Singles... Read more →

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Grass courts in play!

If you thought grass courts 1-6 were playing well, wait until you play on the three courts in the cage! Officially opened on Thursday in time for ladies match practice in the evening, the coaches and first team players who tried them out in the afternoon described them as excellent.  Then in the evening 2 ladies doubles matches were played against Milford and the players were full of praise. In the Autumn our groundsman Daniel Tomberry re-seeded the courts with rye grass and spread four tonnes of clay based top dressing over the surface, before drag netting in, to improve levelling and bounce.  Now... Read more →

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Club Championships update

The Club Championships 2016 are well underway, with the play by date for second round matches this coming Tuesday 14th June. The draws and scores so far are on display on the noticeboard in the club verandah, please write your result here when you’ve finished a match.   We have events in Men’s and Ladies’ Singles, Men’s and Ladies’ Doubles, and Mixed Doubles, as well as Over 50s events. You can check out the draws and play by dates below: Club Championships 2016 draws Play by dates and match format Finals Day is Saturday 16th July, with all matches being played on... Read more →

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Matt Hale comedy show – Friday 22nd July

It’s no joke, hit comedy hypnotist Matt Hale returns to East Dorset with his brilliant new show on Friday 22nd July! Used to performing in front of sell out crowds, this will be Matt’s third appearance at East Dorset, with a brand new routine. At just £10 each, tickets are bound to sell fast – you can buy them at the bar or call David Tonkes on 07775 868693. Make sure you don’t miss out! Read more →

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