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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... Read more →

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 Read more →

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... Read more →

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 LloydThe 45 Seniors Club PS there is a fee of £20pp to... Read more →

May 2019 Events Alert

During May the Club is proud to be hosting a number of LTA Tournaments and League Matches on Weekend Days on both the Astro and Clay Courts. Consequently at these times, the courts will NOT be available to members.  Please consult the accompanying chart to ensure that a court will be available for your play. Read more →