Covid – 19 update

Following the further easing of restrictions in England from 1 June announced by the Prime Minister on Thursday evening (28 May) and the publication of detailed Government guidance on Sunday (31 May), the Government has confirmed what these measures mean in relation to tennis.

We have assembled a set of rules that we ALL need to adhere to for the safety of ourselves and others:

“Players from different households can now play doubles together as long as they stay two metres apart as far as possible, and small group coaching for up to six people (including coaches) can resume.” 

These developments to the measures are detailed on the Gov.uk website under their guidance for ‘Gatherings, public spaces and and outdoor activities’ (see 1.6) and in their information for the public for the ‘Phased return of outdoor sport and recreation’.

There will only be 3 courts in operation: Court 1 and 2 and Court 4 will be in use predominately for 1 to 1 coaching sessions with Holly to avoid mixing of tennis balls. If you are using Courts 1 and 2 please use the bottom gate nearest the Clubhouse, and for Court 4 please the top gate near the top of the car park.

Bring your own tennis balls

The padlocks will be removed from the court gates, so please try and avoid hand contact with the gate handles where possible. Wipe down with anti-bacteria liquid if you have some to hand.

A simple ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEMhas been put in place. If you want to use the courts please check the online bookings to avoid disappointment. A max of 1 hour slots to be booked.

The Clubhouse is CLOSED has been deep cleaned and strictly with No access under any circumstances:

Only daylight play as the floodlights are therefore inaccessible.

No toilet facilities so take a break before arriving.

No drink making facilities so please bring your own.

Whilst it is difficult with the younger members not being at school, we MUST stress that the club CANNOT be used as a social hangout.

Please enjoy the courts for tennis, play, take with you ALL belongings including rubbish, tennis balls and water bottles. Do not congregate outside the clubhouse and avoid sitting on the benches where possible. (Please do not leave tennis balls on the court after use.)

Membership renewal and parent restricted membership is available online on the club website for anyone who has not yet rejoined.

Not a member? JOIN HERE

Need to renew – RENEW HERE

Want to book a court  – BOOK A COURT HERE

LTA Guidelines on playing tennis during Covid-19 lockdown – VIEW HERE

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