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Anyone for tennis?
Anyone for tennis?
Watching Wimbledon always brings out the urge to get our family playing a bit more tennis. But it's tricky to teach and frustrating for children to get started. But whatever their level of ability there are a number of places this summer where they can hone their tennis skills.
Islington Tennis Centre
020 7700 1370 www.aquaterra.org/islington-tennis-centre/tennis
Dates and Times: 10am-12pm, 23 July-27 July, 30 July- 3 Aug, 6 Aug -10 Aug, 13 Aug -17 Aug, 20 Aug-24 Aug, 29 Oct-2 Nov. Price: Standard £68 Izz Card/£58 Izz Plus Card* £34
Dates and Times: 1am-4pm, 6 June-8 June , 23 July- 27 July, 30 July-3 Aug, 6 Aug-10 Aug, 13 Aug-17 Aug, 20 Aug.- 24 Aug, 29 Oct-2 Nov. Price: Standard £93 Izz Card £83/ Izz Plus Card* £46
Annabel Croft Tennis Academy
07896 936 203/0203 170 8393 www.annabelcrofttennis.com
Located at the National Tennis Centre in Wimbledon.
Dates and Times: 10am-1pm, 9th-13th July. 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm, 16th-20th, 23rd-27th July. At Wimbledon Park- 6th-10th Aug 10am-3pm. 1st-3rd Aug 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm.13th-17th Aug 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm. 28th-31st Aug 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm.
Dates and Times: 10am-1pm, 9th-13th July. 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm, 16th-20th & 23rd-27th July. At Wimbledon Park- 6th-10th August 10am-3pm. 1st-3rd Aug, 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm. 13th-17th August, 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm. 28th-31st Aug 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm. Prices: 3 x 3 hour sessions £117, 4 x 3 hour sessions £156.00, 5 x 3 hour sessions £195, 5 x 5 hour session £200.
Hartswood Lawn Tennis Club
020 8746 1390 www.hartswoodtennis.co.uk
Located at the Hartswood Gardens in Shepherd's Bush. Daily drop-in sessions for children between 4-16 years.
Dates and Times: Monday to Friday, 10am-12pm, 9 July-13 July, 16 July-20 July, 20 July-27 July, 30 July-3 August, 6 August-10 August, 13 August-17 August, 20 August-24 August. Prices: Members £7.00, non-members £10.00.
Clapham Common Tennis Club
www.tennis-teaching.com Located at the Clapham Common Tennis Centre
Age: Red and Orange 4-7yrs, Orange and Green/Yellow, 8-12 yrs
Dates and Times: Monday to Thursday, 4pm, Mini tennis Red to Orange. 5pm, Mini tennis Orange to Green/Yellow. Lessons by Julian Cousins. Prices: £48 for 6 x 1hr classes
Duke’s Meadows Golf and Tennis Club
020 8995 0537 www.dukesmeadows.com
Dates and Times: Monday 23rd July to Friday 31st August, 9am-11am. Price: £22 per day/£105 per week
Age: 9yrs and above.
Dates and Times: Monday 23rd July to Friday 31st August, 9am-3pm. Price: £65 per day/£275 per week. Weekend: 5-8yrs, 10am-11am, £12 per day; 9+ yrs, 10am-12pm, £32 per day.
Little Foxes – Kensington Club Holland Park and Rassells Tennis Court
020 7376 0006 www.thelittlefoxesclub.com
Age: 7-12yrs & 5-6yrs
Dates and Times: Monday 16th - Friday 20th July, Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July, Monday 30th July - Friday 3rd August, Monday 6th - Friday 10th August, Monday 13th - Friday 17th August, Monday 20th - Friday 24th August, Monday 27th - Friday 31st August, Monday 3rd - Friday 7th September. Price: £15 per day, £65 per week.
07788 486 469 www.menacetennis.co.uk
Age: 7-14 yrs
Dates and Times:
- Barn Elms Sports Centre, London, SW13 0DG, 12th, 13th, 14th July, 29th,30th,31st Aug
- Kensington Prep School, Fulham, SW6 5P, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 23rd, 24th , 29th. 30th, 31st Aug.
- South Park, London, SW6 3AF, 19th, 20th,21st July, 26th, 27th, 28th July 23rd,24th,25th Aug,
Price: £35 per day.
Sheen Lawn Tennis Club
020 8878 7650 www.sheentennissquash.co.uk
Age: 4-14 yrs
Dates and Times: 10 am-12pm, Mon 16th – Fri 20th July 12, Mon 30th July – Fri 3rd August 12, Mon 6th – Fri 10th August 12, Mon 13th – Fri 17th August 12, Mon 20th – Fri 24th Aug 12. Price: £60
Teddy Tennis - Holland Park
0845 643 1173 www.teddytennis.com
Dates and Times: Monday 16th July- Friday 31st August. Beginners/Improvers, 3.5-4.5yrs, Mon-Fri 9.30am-10.20am, 14.00pm-14.50pm. Beginners/Intermediate, 4.5-5.5 yrs, Mon-Fri 10.30am—11.20am 15.00pm-15.50pm. All levels, 5.5-8yrs, 11.30am-13.00pm. Prices: See website for details.
Richmond Sports Development Team
020 8831 6133 www.richmond.gov.uk Old Deer Park, Twickenham Road, Richmond, TW9 2SF
Age: 4-11+ yrs
Dates and Times: 2-4yrs- 9am-9.45am, 28st-31st Aug. 3-4yrs - 9am-9.45am, 23rd – 27th July, 30th July-3rd Aug, 20th – 24th Aug. 3-5yrs; 23 Jul-27 Jul, 2.30pm-3.15pm. 6 Aug -10 Aug, 9am-9.45am & 2.30-3.15pm. 13 Aug-17 Aug, 9am- 9.45am. 20 Aug-24 Aug, 2.30pm - 3.15pm. 4-5yrs; 23 Jul-27 Jul, 10am-10.45am. 6th-10th Aug,10am-10.45am. 20 Aug-24 Aug 10am-10.45am. 28 Aug-31 Aug 10am-10.45am. 28 Aug - 31 Aug 2.30pm-3.15pm. 5-8yrs: Mon 23 Jul - Fri 27 Jul 11 -11.55am. 23 Jul-27 Jul 1.30-2.25pm. 30 Jul-3 Aug 10-10.55am. 6 Aug - 10 Aug 11-11.55am. 6 Aug-10 Aug 1.30-2.25pm.13 Aug-17 Aug 10-10.55am. 20 Aug-24 Aug 11-11.55am. 20 Aug-24 Aug 1.30-2.25pm. 28 Aug-31 Aug 11-11.55am. 28 Aug-31 Aug 12-12.55pm. Prices: £24-30 per session.
Tooting Bec Tennis
020 8675 5824 www.tootingbectennis.co.uk
Dates and Times: From 23rd July – 31st Aug: Red Zone, 5-7yrs, Mon-Fri 9.30-10.15am; Orange Zone, 8-9yrs, Mon-Fri, 10.15-11.15am; Green Zone, 9-10yrs, Mon-Fri, 11.15-12.45am; Yellow Zone, 11+ yrs Mon-Fri, 11.15-12.45am. Prices: 1 week- Red Zone £55, Orange Zone £60, Green Zone £75, Yellow Zone £75.
Rocks Lane Multi Sports Centre - Barnes
020 8876 8330 www.rockslane.co.uk
Age: 3-12+ yrs
Dates and Times: Monday 16 July - Tuesday 4 September. (No courses on 27th August) 3-4yrs, 9.15am-10am; 5 - 9 years, 10am-11am; 7 - 12 years, 11am-12am; 8 +, 12pm-13pm. Price: £8.50 per session. You can also book an hour, a morning, a day or a week. 48 hours cancellation policy applies.
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