Welcome to Shaftesbury Community Tennis Club

Based at Shaftesbury School, Hawkesdene Lane, North Dorset.

We have three hard courts available all weekend, during all school holidays and after 3pm on weekdays during term time.

The club is affiliated to the Lawn Tennis Association and has achieved Club Mark status.

Interested in Joining? Pay and Play Adults Come and Try Junior Coaching

FREE TENNIS OPEN DAY, Shaftesbury, Dorset

Open Day - July 23rd 2017 Shaftesbury Secondary School playing fields on Hawkesdene Lane (see map)

The courts will be open for the general public to use the courts for FREE. Information will be available on how to join, the coaching programme provided by Griffin Tennis Academy... and...

...the speed gun will be available for you to check your speed of serve - with prizes available for adults and children !

Please bring your family and friends for a thoroughly enjoyable day - adults and children, young and old, beginner or advanced, and spread the word.

For more information please call Ian Griffin on 07727061077 or use our contact form.

  • Come along and play tennis for free on the day
  • Try out "Cardio Tennis" running every half an hour
  • Demo HEAD tennis rackets to try
  • Membership deals for joining up to the club on the day
  • Tennis coaching, classes and socials throughout the year

There will also be FREE coffee, tea and hot chocolate which is being provided by the amazing BAMBOO pop-up coffee bar as sponsors of the open day !

Shaftesbury Tennis Club Open Day, Dorset, 2017

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Planning permission was gained earlier in the year for us to build four new floodlit courts which will be dedicated for our club use.

In addition, the existing hard courts will be increased to 4 and will be resurfaced and flood lighting is to be added.

If you are a local company and would like to support the club (and see your logo here!) please let us know...

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Pay & Play Tennis

Courts can be used by non-members for pay & play, however, you must book in advance by contacting head coach Ian Griffin on 07727061077. Times will be limited as a coach has to be on site to let you in.

Cost = £4 per court per hour or £6 with floodlights

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Club Sessions

Adult coaching is on a Tuesday night from 7.30pm to 9pm, Cardio tennis is on a Thursday night from 7pm to 8pm. Rusty rackets is on Wednesday nights from 7.30pm to 9pm.

Non members are welcome, just turn up and play!

Adult Coaching = £6 members, £8 non-members.
Cardio Tennis = £4 members, £5 non-members.

We also have a Sunday morning social tennis session from 10:00 to midday.

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Tennis coaching for adults and children, from beginners to advanced. Coaching is run by Ian Griffin, a Level 4 LTA Coach, at Griffin Tennis Academy.

One-on-one private lessons are also available subject to membership status.

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We Always Welcome New Members

New members are the life-blood of the club and we always welcome new players of any age and any ability.

You are invited to Adult Coaching and Cardio tennis without having to join or make longer term commitment, so get in touch or just come along on the day.


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