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.
Following the recent purchase of an indoor table tennis table, we’re pleased to announce that club evenings will start from Thursday 20th July from 6pm til the bar closes in the function room. You’re welcome to turn up and play free for one club session, but you’ll then need to sign up as a Table Tennis member (£24 for existing Tennis or Croquet members, and £36 for Bridge / Non Playing / New members). You’ll be able to play at other times too when the function room is free, e.g. if it’s a wet Saturday club afternoon – you’ll just... Read more →
Entries are now open for the Frost & Co Dorset Open 2017, which takes place at the club from Sunday 6th to Saturday 12th August. The tournament includes Junior events (8U – 18U) and Adult events (including Men’s Over 45 and Ladies Over 40) singles and doubles. You can enter via the LTA website: https://www3.lta.org.uk/Competitions/Competition/?ctn=1-9ONRRJE or by filling in an application form and sending it to the club: Dorset Open 2017 entry form Read more →
Well played everyone in today’s Club Championships Finals, it was a great day’s tennis and there was a real buzz about the club Thanks to Sue Hobden and Ros Topple for organising (and managing to play their matches as well), and thanks to the rain for staying away til the presentation ceremonies! Read more →
We had lots of fun in the sun yesterday afternoon at Max Tennis School’s Adult & Junior Tournament, so a big thank you to everyone who took part and made it a success! There were lots of long rallies and close matches so it’s a shame there have to be winners and losers… but congratulations go to Ethan & Roger (winners) and Ollie & Andy (runners up) in the Green ball event, and to Daisy & Roger (winners) and Harry & Sue (runners up) in the Orange ball event. It was a great afternoon, and we hope to see... Read more →
We’re pleased to be hosting the LTA Open Seniors Doubles Tournament from Monday 12th to Saturday 17th June. Entries have now closed and the action starts on Monday, overseen by Tournament Director, Clive Richardson. The forecast is much better for this coming week so we’re hoping for interrupted play. If you’re taking part, good luck and we hope you enjoy your matches! Read more →