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Tennis or lawn tennis is a racquet sport which enjoys a long and proud history. The game has evolved - it's now an Olympic Sport.

An Overview of Tennis

The rules of the modern game are easy to learn. It's played between either two players (singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use the racquet to this the ball over the net into the opponent's court.

The Lawn Tennis Association is the National Governing Body for Tennis in the United Kingdom.

Benefits

Tennis can be a great workout and lots of fun. Playing tennis has many health benefits including:

  • increasing cardiovascular fitness
  • lowering blood pressure
  • improving muscle tone, strength and flexibility
  • increasing reaction times

Equipment

  • Rackets (Use a racket that is the right size)
  • Shoes (You can play tennis in whatever shoes you are comfortable in)
  • Clothing (Whatever you feel most comfortable in)

Facts

  • Andy Murray became the first British man to be crowned Wimbledon champion in 77 years in 2013.

Find Tennis Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Tennis Northampton

Tennis Northampton aims to encourage local residents to try tennis, by making court and coaching bookings as accessible and affordable as possible.

Tennis for Kids

If you’re looking for a fun activity for your kids then look no further. Tennis For Kids is a free 6-week coaching course packed full of action packed games and activities designed as the perfect in

Tennis Tuesdays

Want to know about social tennis on Tennis Tuesdays? or have an experience to share? #TennisTuesdays

Tennis Xpress

ennis Xpress aims to teach adults new to tennis or returning to the sport to play the game in 10 hours.

National Governing Bodies

Lawn Tennis Association

Contact Name
General Information
Contact Email
info@lta.org.uk
Contact Telephone
020 8487 7000

Daventry Sports Park

Daventry Sports Park managed by Everyone Active on behalf of Daventry District Council.

Daventry Sports Park is on Browns Road, Daventry, NN11 4NS

Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy

At DPSA, we have three departments that cover: Multi-Sport, Gymnastics & Trampolining. Our new facility is recently refurbished and fitted with great equipment.

Northampton High School Community Sports Centre

A great facility offering a 30 station state of the art gym, studio classes, court hire and swimming pool. Monthly membership available at great rates!

Nether Heyford Tennis Club

We are a small friendly club offering tennis to people of all ages and abilities. We have three floodlit courts and offer four social sessions each week , junior and adult coaching and the opportunity to play matches in the Northamptonshire Tennis leagu

King's Park Sports

King's Park Sports is made up of two centres' Benham Sports Centre and King's Park Tennis Centre. Both are located on the same complex and consist of two indoor football pitches/10 badminton courts, 4 indoor tennis courts and 4 outdoor tennis courts. All

University of Northampton Students' Union

Various University sports clubs ranging from Volleyball to Cheerleading.

Dunstable Tennis Club

Dunstable Tennis Club is situated in the south of the county. From its public hard court origins in 1966, the club has grown in strength and now boasts six courts, five floodlit, as well as two mini-tennis courts in the new Kidzone, plus a clubhouse with

Tennis Northampton

Tennis Northampton is a joint project between Northampton Leisure Trust, Premier Tennis, Northampton Borough Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).

Disability Multi Sports Club

Disability Multi Sports Club

For all Children and young people aged (0-25) with SEN/SEND & their families to participate in a variety of sports and soft play/sensory play in Northampton

£4 per child - £6 for 2 or more children - Parents and carers are free

LTA - Easy Access Loan Funding

Any LTA registered club that can demonstrate that the facility development will retain or grow membership can apply for this funding at any time.

LTA - The Community Tennis Fund

Any registered venue that can demonstrate the ability to grow community participation through tennis facility development. This fund will be allocated throughout the year.

LTA - Growing the Game

Any LTA registered venue that can demonstrate sustainable growth through facility development
and a tennis development plan can apply for this funding.

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

Helping disabled people access tennis opportunities through funding for wheelchairs, equipment and grants.

LTA - Facility Loan Scheme

The Facility Loan Scheme provides loans up to £250,000 to help venues deliver projects that will grow the number of people playing tennis.

Tennis Coach

Billesley Tennis Centre are looking for Level 2 and above Tennis
Coaches to join our expanding programme. We have a selection
of hours available and hourly rates are up to £15 p/h depending
on qualification and experience.

Participation Development Partner - Midlands

The LTA is the National Governing Body for tennis in Great Britain, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, and is responsible for developing and promoting the sport while safeguarding the integrity of tennis. The vision for The Lawn Tennis Association is “tennis opened up”; and the mission for all those involved in delivering this vision to grow tennis by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming and enjoyable.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Participation Development Partner; this is a mobile role in the Midlands region, predominately in the East Midlands.

Nina Graveson-Bridge

Regional Tennis Participation Manager/Product Manager (Tennis Tuesdays)

07971141373

http://www.lta.org.uk

Connect

01604 366 976

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