Welcome to one of the friendliest and most inclusive clubs on the south coast…

Our Club

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

Autumn Term coaching programmes!

Our Autumn Term coaching programmes start on Monday 3rd September, and you can check out the details on our Adult and Junior coaching pages. All coaching sessions are open to members and non-members!If you’re a member of East Dorset you’re also eligible for a special discount at MDG Sports on Poole Quay: Read more →

Winter 2018-19 tournaments

We have a busy schedule of LTA Grade 4 & 5 tournaments coming up this Winter, please check out the details on our Junior Tournaments page. There’s also a Ladies Open event on Sunday 11th November. Entry for all these tournaments is online via the LTA Competitions website. Read more →

David Maugham wins the Western Championship for the 7th time

Thirteen of us gathered for the Western Championship, played over 3 days (18-20 May) in glorious sunshine at East Dorset.  The lawns have been much improved in recent months due to the sterling efforts of the excellent new groundsman Robin Wilcox, and so were in tip-top condition for the weekend.  And the hoops were pretty tight – indeed slightly too tight as a couple of balls got jammed on the first day.  With the café now in new hands, East Dorset is once again a first-class venue for top-quality croquet.The top 4 seeds were Stephen Mulliner, David Maugham, Christian Carter... Read more →

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