We welcome applications from new members. One of the best ways to judge whether this is the club for you is to come along to one of our mix-in sessions, meet other members and check out our facilities. The club has no joining fee. Feel free to call Malcolm Baird for further details.
We cater for all standards of play, whether a more experienced competitive player, intermediate or beginner, for whom coaching is readily available if required. Various coaching sessions are organised by the club at certain times of the year or private coaching can be arranged by contacting one of the coaches direct.
Mix-in sessions are run four mornings a week (see the Weekly Programme for details), club night is on a Wednesday evening and then fixed fours, coaching sessions and team practices run on different nights. Outside club sessions members are free to use the courts for singles or doubles, bearing in mind court priorities at specified times and/or if matches are taking place. There is no formal booking system (apart from the floodlights).
On Sunday mornings we run a mix-in for the more advanced/team players followed by a general mix-in open to all on Sunday afternoons.
- Membership: Malcolm Baird (0208 398 4622) email@example.com
- General Enquiries: Sue Wells firstname.lastname@example.org
- Juniors / Coaching: Rob Blundell (07708 704 216) email@example.com
Standard Adult Member: This is the normal level of membership for adults over 25 and no particular standard of play is required. Standard Members may play at all times except in the Sunday morning sessions, which are exclusively for the “Played-in” Members. Participation in all Mix-in sessions is subject to a reasonable playing ability.
Played-in Member: This category is only available to members who have been played-in to the required standard. Only members of this category may play in the Sunday morning sessions (between 9.30 am and 1:00 pm) and a higher annual subscription applies. Any member (new or existing) may apply to the Committee to be considered for this category of membership.
Standard Young Adult Member: Aged 18-25 on the 1st April – Those qualifying for this category enjoy the same terms as the Standard Adult members (see above) but at a reduced subscription.
Midweek Member: For those who only wish to play between Monday and Friday this category offers a reduced subscription. No particular standard of play is required but participation in all Mix-in sessions is subject to a reasonable playing ability.
Student Member: Only available to bona fide students who are 18 to 25 years old and in full time education at the start of the membership year (i.e. 1st April). Members of this category have Standard Member status but, if they have reached the required standard, may be invited by the Committee to play in the Sunday morning sessions. In such cases, no additional fee would be charged.
Junior Member: Membership of this category is available to those between 10 and 17 years of age at the beginning of the membership year (i.e. 1st April). However, under Family membership, there is no minimum age restriction but certain conditions apply. Certain times are set aside specifically for junior play but at other times senior members have priority. In practice it is unusual for all the courts to be required by seniors except during adult mix-in session times. Promising Juniors may be invited by the Committee to play in senior mix-in sessions.
Family Member: This category offers reduced rates where adults and children from the same family wish to join. The basic Family “A” membership package covers both parents/partners and one child under 18 years of age. For any additional children a reduced Junior subscription is payable. Under this package, all children are charged at 50% of the normal Junior rate. There is no minimum age restriction (but see below*). The basic Family “B” membership package covers one parent and one child under 18 years of age. Under this package, both the parent and the first child are charged at the normal (individual) rates but additional children are charged at 50% of the standard Junior rate. There is no minimum age restriction (but see below*). Family membership gives both parents the status of Standard Members but, subject to being “played-in”, may be upgraded by the Committee to Played-in Membership at no extra cost.
*Please note that children under 10 years old must, for safety reasons, be accompanied by a parent or adult whenever they are on the club premises unless they are attending a club coaching session.
Open Days for New Members
Visit us on a Saturday between 2-4 pm to play and chat.