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East Dorset is a busy Tennis, Croquet and Bridge club with over 600 Adult and Junior members located in the heart of Ashley Cross, Poole. 

We have 19 Tennis Courts on 3 different surfaces (4 Artificial Clay, 6 Astro (Artificial Grass) and 9 Grass Lawns.  There is some form of Club Day tennis almost everyday, except Sundays, and we host coaching sessions at all levels for Juniors and Adults. 

The Club has 5 full-size tournament standard grass Croquet Lawns where members play both Association and Golf Croquet.  Our active Bridge section has weekly sessions for both Duplicate and Chicago Bridge, including coaching sessions for Beginners and Improvers. 

The Club House includes a fully stocked and licensed Bar and a Cafe both open daily, including a weekly changing menu for Sunday Lunch.  The Club Function Room is available for hire at modest rates and is used by a whole spectrum of the local community from exercise classes such as Pilates, Yoga and Zumba to Language, Art, Music and other classes.

Latest News

Junior Summer Camps

We’re running 4 weeks of Mini and Junior Summer Camps over the summer holidays… all on a pay & play basis but pre-booking is essential so we can manage numbers.  Please see below for details! Read more →

Summer Season Special Offer Grass Court Membership £75

Our current Summer Special Offer is Grass Court Tennis membership £75 for the season.Tennis Grass Only members can book and play on any of our Championship quality Grass courts.  Courts are available from May until September daily from 10.00am till 8.00pm, depending on conditions. The current subscription package of £75 is only available for the first 30 new joiners after which it will increase back to £100.  http://www.edltcc.com/membership/ Read more →

Doubles is back and coaching groups start on Monday 8th June!

Great news, club members can now enjoy a game of doubles again on our courts (while keeping 2m apart from other players) and Max Tennis School coaching groups start again next Monday 8th June!The coaching term for adults and juniors will run for 7 weeks from Monday 8th June to Saturday 25th July, please click on the links for full details:Adult Coaching ProgrammeJunior Coaching ProgrammePlease note we’ll be following all the LTA guidelines for a safe return to play including group sizes of 5 players plus one coach… so you’ll need to book your space by contacting the coaches in... Read more →

Grass court membership for just £75!

Wimbledon may be cancelled this year but that doesn’t mean you can’t play on grass!We’ve got a great offer running at the moment of grass court membership from May to September for just £75!  There are 9 Championship quality grass courts at East Dorset which members can book to play singles on, or doubles with members of your own household.  Our groundsman Robin has worked really hard since the club re-opened last week to prepare the grass, and we’re delighted that Grass Courts 17, 18 & 19 will be opening for play at 11am tomorrow (Monday 25th May).We’re hoping that... Read more →