With a summer of sports well underway, this year’s Wimbledon has officially commenced (June 24th – July 14th).
If you and your little ones are inspired by the ‘pros’, why not take a look at some of the local clubs and courts below, offering an opportunity to socialise and have some fun while you get fit.
Offering fully qualified professional coaches, Ash Tennis Club caters for all ages, with separate social club sessions for adults and juniors running throughout the year. Allocated play on the courts is available through a convenient online booking system, with the courts benefitting from flood lights for evening play.
Farnborough Lawn Tennis Club offers four tennis courts with floodlights, with unlimited access to all club members. Adult coaching is available on Thursday evenings, whilst juniors can learn how to play two afternoons a week and on Saturday mornings. The club also offers sociable table tennis with coaching available, with three sessions available before membership is required.
Elvetham Heath , Fleet, offers courts which have been resurfaced to provide great play areas for tennis, netball and more, in the day or in the evening, with each court available at just £5 per hour and easily booked online.
Hook and Newnham Tennis Club benefits from two tennis courts suitable for use in all weather, set within the peace and quiet of the countryside. All ages are welcome, with annual membership available for individuals and for families and set at just £20 for juniors and students, with the courts always available, except when in use for matches. The club is proud to be part of the Basingstoke and District League.
The Yateley Green Courts are available to hire for a variety of sports, including tennis, basketball or even five-a-side football, easily booked by phone on 01252 872198. For tennis and basketball, courts cost just £5 per hour per court for adults, £3 for under 16s and £4 for an adult and child.
Hartley Wintney Tennis Club offers an approachable sociable group, with tennis courts at Greenfields Junior School. Whether you or your child wish to play for fun or to compete, you can train with their fully qualified coach, voted Hampshire and Isle of Wight coach of the year in 2016. Sociable and informal evenings are open to all members, free to their Advanced Annual Fee members, or just £2 on the night to Pay and Play members.
With such a variety of local options, there is every reason to try your hand at a spot of tennis this summer.