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 Programme

Junior Coaching Programme

Please 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 advance.  Any enquiries please contact Head Coach Brian on 07930 454764.

Please read the LTA guidelines for players before attending coaching and observe all signage at the club, including the arrows directing you to follow a one way route to and from the courts!  Coaching is on the 4 artificial clay courts, and access is via the path next to the astro courts. At the end of a session players will exit the courts via the gate at the back and then turn left up the grass bank and follow the grass path around the outside of the astro courts and back to the carpark.

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 the remaining grass courts will be ready soon too, and in the meantime grass court members are able to book and play on any of our 6 Astro and 4 Clay courts as well as Grass courts 17, 18 & 19 until 31 May or when the remaining Grass courts open, whichever is sooner.

The discounted cost of £75 is available for the first 30 new joiners after which it will increase back to £100.

To take advantage of this fantastic offer, please contact our Membership Secretary who’ll be pleased to help.

Tennis & Croquet start again!

We’re pleased to announce that following the government’s recent advice and in accordance with guidelines from the Lawn Tennis Association and Croquet Association, tennis and croquet play will resume at the club from tomorrow (Thursday 14th May).

Tennis and croquet members will be able to book courts (in tennis for singles play only, or doubles if it’s with members of your household), although the clubhouse will remain closed.

Max Tennis Coaching resumes as well with Brian, Tom, Connor and Sally available for 1:1 lessons on clay courts 9 and 10 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.  Please call Brian on 07930 454764 for details.

Please remember to follow all our social distancing and hand hygiene guidelines at all times on the club premises, and we really hope you enjoy getting back out on our courts!


Nature Valley Big Tennis Weekend… try tennis for FREE!

Come and join us for a fun tennis taster this coming Saturday 7th September for FREE tennis taster sessions and to chat to members and look around the club!

🎾🎾🎾 FREE TASTER SESSIONS FOR ADULTS AND JUNIORS…

OPEN TO EVERYONE…

Schedule for the day…

🎾 9.00 – 10.00 Cardio Tennis 
(20 Spaces Left)

🎾 11.00 – 12.00 Junior Coaching 
(20 spaces left)

🎾 13.30 – 15.00 Adult Coaching 
(20 spaces left)

💚💚 All welcome 💚💚

Stay fit and healthy through the winter at EDLTCC

We have 10 floodlit courts- 6 astro and 4 artificial clay . And when you have finished playing why not socialise with fellow players in the bar or café.


🎾 At our event, please look out for the membership offer that will be available on the day.

Book your FREE spaces online via the link below:

Big Tennis Weekend signup

Grass Court Only Membership Now Available

Our 9 Grass Courts are now available for play to Non-Club Members.

 

There are various options from Pay and Play to a Full Season Membership.

 

Our SIX main grass courts have now been fully refurbished and laser levelled using the same procedures as the Wimbledon Tournament courts.  We have also improved our THREE subsidiary courts, which the official LTA Consultants classified as equivalent to those used for LTA County Week.  They graded the SIX refurbished courts as “exceptional and of the highest standard”.

Take this opportunity to try out tennis on real grass courts and enjoy the benefits of our Clubhouse, Café and Bar.

Contact Brian on 07930 454764 or email tennis@edltcc.com

See poster for details  Grass Court Membership v3

Try Tennis For Free Saturday 18 May

  • Come anytime, Adults or Juniors


    Saturday from 10am to 4pm


    Sunday 10am to 12pm


    Or join one of these Free sessions

     

    FREE Cardio Tennis for Adults age 16+ at 9am on Saturday.  

     

    Get Back into Tennis for Adults with FREE coaching on Saturday from 13.30-15.30.

     

    Join in the Mix In Session on Saturday from 1.30pm to 4pm.

     

    FREE Junior Coaching – Sunday morning 10-11am

     

    Refreshments including our own Bar and Café in the comfortable Clubhouse.

    Further details here

    https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/Events/EastDorsetLawnTennisCroquetClub/1ea5cb5a-f496-478f-943a-cd55a659aa89

East Dorset Open Senior Doubles Tournament 25 and 26 June

The club is proud to be hosting this year’s Premier Senior Event of the Dorset grass court tennis season, the Dorset Open Seniors Tournament. Taking place over two days from Tuesday 25 June with two divisions, over 55s and over 65s, in a mens, womens and mixed doubles format and featuring a plate competition for first round eliminations. This is a fun event of a good standard with many entries expected from members of other clubs. Bookings are now being taken, so do sign up to support the club, have an enjoyable day’s tennis with great company and competition. Entry is £13 with a closing date of 20 June. See details on the accompanying poster.

 

Club captains of all teams, can you please make sure you have a poster/flyer available from Sue Hobden to give to all competing teams for their own club noticeboards and direct them to our website.

 

See the accompanying poster for more details.

MIXED DOUBLES VETS PLAYERS WANTED

On Thursday 16 May, the 45 Seniors Tennis Club (www.the45seniorstennisclub.com) will hire three of our courts to run a day tournament from 10.15am to around 5.00pm.

 

It’s a mixed doubles event for team player standard and above (Men O45, Ladies O40) and you are usually guaranteed six short set matches.

 

There are a few places still available for East Dorset or other local players. (Sue Hobden our Tennis Chairman has entered!)

 

So if you want a great day’s tennis or need more information, please phone or email David Lloyd (07805 521549, david@lloydy.net).

 

David Lloyd

The 45 Seniors Club

 

PS there is a fee of £20pp to cover the hire of the courts which goes to East Dorset Club funds, new balls and prizes.

 

Details of the club can be on the attached (please note the flier is out of date and contains our old name)