Tennis

Courts 1 & 2 - Hard

Hard courts at Sydenham Tennis Club

Playing facilities
The club has 7 all-weather floodlit tennis courts – 4 artificial clay and 3 tarmacdam. Members can play on these courts until 10.30pm.

Using the courts
Courts are available to members – adults and juniors – without the need to book, although selected courts can be booked at certain times. Court allocation is used for sessions that coverin all ages and abilities.

Tennis coaching for adults
SLTCC provide a wide range of coaching opportunities for adults members. This includes training sessions covering all standards and individual coaching.

Club Play
You can meet and play with other tennis members at club play sessions, which run weekly on set days. We have separate club play sessions for beginners, improvers, intermediate, and advanced players.

Practice wall
We have a practice wall where you can practice your strokes. Members can also rent a ball machine to work on specific areas of your technique by adjusting the ball delivery.

Competitive opportunities
There are annual summer championships and leagues that run throughout the league (mixed singles,  women’s singles, and off-peak singles). The club teams compete in the Kent, North Kent, and National Club Leagues. Informal tennis events are provided, including the American Doubles Tournament.

Playing visitors
Members may play tennis with a guest who can sign in at the clubhouse. The guest fee is £5 for adults and £3 for juniors.

Restringing
If you need to change the strings on your racquet, please contact tennis coach Wayne Evans (07595 731 944).

Juniors’ tennis
We have a thriving junior tennis section and junior coaching programme.  We also provide tennis camps for the school holidays as well as classes for pre-school children.

FAQ
Please view our FAQ to see answers by SLTCC to common questions.