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.
The mornings are a bit fresher and the evenings are starting to draw in… so it’s that time of year again, time for the Autumn term coaching programmes to begin! We welcome a new coach to the team this Autumn, Aaron Bolitho, alongside Brian, Dan and Emma. For details of the new coaching programmes, please visit these pages: Junior coaching programme Adult coaching programme Take a look at our weekly court schedule too for an overview of what’s happening when. Read more →
The new Autumn coaching programme starts on Monday 5th September, and we’ve got a FREE taster day this Saturday from 10am-4pm. If you’d like to try tennis then this is your chance! You can also check out the details of our coaching programmes here: Junior coaching programme Adult coaching programme Read more →
The coaching programmes are taking a break over the summer holidays, but there’s still plenty of tennis on offer at East Dorset! We have Club Play sessions on Monday and Wednesday nights, Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, and Saturday afternoons – with a mix-in fours format. We also have Improvers/Rusty Racquets sessions and a new Ladies Over 60s Morning, so there’s plenty of tennis to be played! The Summer Schedule below shows what’s on when, and who to contact with any questions: Read more →
It may be midway through the summer holidays but we still have two weeks of tennis camps coming up for Mini and Junior players: Monday 15th – Friday 19th August Monday 22nd – Friday 26th August Mini Red (4-8 years old): 9am – 10.15am (£6 per day) Junior (8-16 years old): 10.30am – 12.30pm (£9 per day) Please contact Brian on 07930 454764 for more details or to book a place! Read more →
East Dorset welcomed the Frost & Co Dorset Open 2016 from Sunday 31st July to Saturday 6th August, supervised by Tournament Referee Kris Dymond. It was a busy week, with lots of competitive junior and adult matches, singles and doubles, and we welcomed juniors from across the country, including a group of youngsters from Scotland. Play continued despite tricky conditions in the opening days, but fortunately the weather improved as the week went on and the schedule caught up with itself. For a full round up of results, please visit the LTA Tournaments website: https://lta.tournamentsoftware.com/sport/winners.aspx?id=F6995F0E-0DFC-4E63-A7C7-72E8A5AE9DB0 It was another successful week for East Dorset’s... Read more →