If you fancy a game of tennis in the park, don’t forget to book your court in advance using the on-line court reservation system. It’s free, and you only need to register once, then log in whenever you want to make a booking. You can also book on your phone by downloading the ‘Clubspark – booker’ app.
Want to improve your game, or introduce the kids to tennis? The Greenhead Park Tennis for Free scheme offers free coaching for all the family on the tennis courts on Saturday afternoons from 2pm to 3.30pm – sessions are open to anyone of any level and age, and equipment is provided. To book, just register on the Greenhead Park Tennis for Free website. Once you’re registered, you can book yourself and your family members in whenever you want to attend.
Tennis coaching specially for children aged 8 to 11 will be on offer during the summer holidays too. Tennis for Kids is a starter course of six high quality sessions introducing tennis to children in a fun and relaxed environment. The course starts on Saturday 28 July, 12.30pm to 1.30pm and finishes on Saturday 1 September. The cost for the 6 week course is £25 including a racquet, ball set and personalised T-shirt. Go to Tennis For Kids for more details and to book a place on the course.
And for adults (18+) of all levels who’d like the chance to play in friendly competitive singles matches, there’s a Greenhead Park Tennis League – you can join for just £18 (includes free British Tennis Membership worth £25). To play in the next round – from 19 July to 12 September – you need to sign up by Monday 16 July.