Rules of Play (and Use of Courts and Lights) 

(updated 17/3/19)

CLUB SESSIONS (All-year round)
SUNDAYS 14:00 to 17:30 and TUESDAYS 19:00 TO 22:00

  • Rubber-soled shoes without heels shall be worn when playing.
  • All 4 courts are reserved for club sessions.
  • Members play a maximum of 7 games.
  • If no other members are waiting to play, a full set may be played.
  • If other members are waiting to play, members shall not play singles. In such circumstances, members playing singles shall be entitled to invite members to make up a game of doubles.
  • When all courts are occupied, members sitting out will use the coloured pegs in the club house to select who plays next and on which courts.
  • During club sessions, floodlighting is free by means of an override key. If no member has a key, £1.00 coins may be used for 15 minutes of play and can be reimbursed via a Committee member.
  • A red warning light comes on 5 minutes before the lights are due to go out, to allow time to top-up.
  • It can take up to 20 minutes for the lights to reach maximum efficiency.
  • Lights automatically deactivate at 22:00.
  • Club sessions are primarily for adult members but a list of designated juniors will be on display in the club house. As a guide, historically, these have been juniors capable of playing in senior league matches.
  • Members not wishing to join in the club session may use vacant courts only until required.
  • VISITOR FEES – Adults = £4.00, Juniors = £2.00 per session. Names to be added to the Visitor Book in the Clubhouse and fees paid to a Committee member.


SOCIAL TENNIS (April – September)
WEDNESDAYS from 19:30 – Mixed Doubles



COURTS

  • The Committee shall have the power to declare the courts closed, as may be necessary for matches, repairs, or otherwise at its discretion.
  • During home matches, courts 1 2& 4 will be reserved.
  • Home match dates will be entered on the Calendar on the club’s web site.
  • Bookings can be made for sessions outside of club play, matches and scheduled coaching using ClubSpark – Members must have a valid ClubSpark login.
  • Juniors shall have priority when Junior Club Coaching is taking place.
  • Courts 1&2 are reserved for junior play Mon-Fri 16:00 to 18:00.
  • 3 courts are reserved for junior coaching on Saturdays, between 09:00 and 12:00.