Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Thursday 28th May and the LTA’s latest guidance, the tennis club will remain open with the following new restrictions effective from Monday 1st June:
CLUBHOUSE RESTRICTION UPDATED: EFFECTIVE FROM MONDAY 13TH JULY.

  • Singles and doubles play is permitted. Players from different households can now play doubles together as long as they stay two metres (six feet) apart as far as possible.
  • Arranged singles and doubles play ONLY.
  • The clubhouse will remain closed. Access to the clubhouse is only permitted in emergencies for use of the first aid kit and defibrillator. From Monday 13th July access to the clubhouse will be permitted for toilet use.
  • Access to the clubhouse is NOT permitted for use of the kitchen, floodlights, changing rooms or any other facility, other than for the use of the toilets (from 13th July) and retrieving emergency equipment.
  • Members should provide their own balls (marked).
  • Juniors members must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Non-member adults accompanying junior members are NOT permitted to play.
  • Individual and small group coaching with the club coach (up to six people including the coach).
  • No visitors unless accompanying a junior member or, for prospective new members, pre-arranged with the membership secretary.
  • No social sessions (Club Play).
  • No floodlights usage.
  • No communal rackets usage.
  • No ball machine usage.

All courts will be open for use subject to strict social distancing and hygiene practices being employed.

Please adhere to the following advice:

  • Activity should be in line with the Government’s advised social distancing measures at all times, including when arriving to and departing from a court.
  • Players are advised not to change ends during play.
  • Ensure no physical contact between players during warm-ups or games.
  • No extra-curricular or social activity should take place.
  • Players should wash hands before and after a tennis session without exception (or use an alcohol gel if washing hands is not possible).
  • Clean rackets.
  • Avoid touching your face.

To minimise contact between members please book courts using the online court booking system which can be accessed in the members’ area of the club website:

Booking a Court

Members looking for other members to play singles/doubles with can add their name and phone number to lists which can be accessed in the members’ area of the club website:

Singles/Doubles Lists

Hand sanitisers will be available on the courts during play. Tennis balls may be purchased from the club, please contact the treasurer, treasurer@scltc.co.uk, and pay by bank transfer, £5 per tube.

This is a rapidly changing situation, the Government’s advice may change again at short notice, therefore please refer to this page regularly for the latest club news and advice.

The Government’s Covid-19 guidance and advice can be found using the following links:

NHS Advice
Guidance On Staying Alert And Safe
Guidance For Households With Possible Coronavirus Infection

The latest LTA advice can be found here:

LTA Advice
 

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday 10th May and the LTA’s latest guidance, the tennis club will re-open from Wednesday 13th May with the following restrictions:

  • Singles play ONLY, unless players are all from the same household.
  • No more than two players per court, other than where players are all from the same household.
  • The clubhouse will remain closed. Access to the clubhouse is only permitted in emergencies for use of the first aid kit and defibrillator.
  • Access to the clubhouse is NOT permitted for use of the kitchen, floodlights, toilets, changing rooms or any other facility, other than for retrieving emergency equipment.
  • Members should provide their own balls (marked).
  • Juniors members must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Non-member adults accompanying junior members are NOT permitted to play.
  • Individual coaching ONLY with the club coach.
  • No visitors unless accompanying a junior member or, for prospective new members, pre-arranged with the membership secretary.
  • No social sessions (Club Play).
  • No floodlights usage.
  • No communal rackets usage.
  • No ball machine usage.

All courts will be open for use subject to strict social distancing and hygiene practices being employed.

Please adhere to the following advice:

  • Activity should be in line with the Government’s advised social distancing measures at all times, including when arriving to and departing from a court.
  • Players are advised not to change ends during play.
  • Ensure no physical contact between players during warm-ups or games.
  • No extra-curricular or social activity should take place.
  • Players should wash hands before and after a tennis session without exception (or use an alcohol gel if washing hands is not possible).
  • Clean rackets.
  • Avoid touching your face.

To minimise contact between members please book courts using the online court booking system which can be accessed in the members’ area of the club website:

Booking a Court

Hand sanitisers will be available on the courts during play. Tennis balls may be purchased from the club, please contact the treasurer, treasurer@scltc.co.uk, and pay by bank transfer, £5 per tube.

This is a rapidly changing situation, the Government’s advice may change again at short notice, therefore please refer to this page regularly for the latest club news and advice.

The Government’s Covid-19 guidance and advice can be found using the following links:

NHS Advice
Guidance On Staying Alert And Safe
Guidance For Households With Possible Coronavirus Infection

The latest LTA advice can be found here:

LTA Advice
 

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday 10th May, tennis will possibly be permitted between members of the same household from Wednesday 13th May. The club is currently waiting for LTA advice and clarifications, an announcement will be made as soon as possible before Wednesday, please refer to this page.

This is a rapidly changing situation, the Government’s or LTA’s advice may change again at short notice, therefore please refer to this page regularly for the latest club news and advice.

The Government’s Covid-19 guidance and advice can be found using the following links:

NHS Advice
Guidance On Staying At Home And Away From Others
Guidance For Households With Possible Coronavirus Infection

The latest LTA advice can be found here:

LTA Advice
 

Following the Government’s announcement tonight, this page will be updated shortly.

Following the Government’s announcement on Friday 20th March and the LTA’s latest guidance, the clubhouse will be closed from Saturday 21st March until further notice.

Courts however will remain open for use subject to strict social distancing and hygiene practices being employed.

Please adhere to the following advice:

  • Activity should be in line with the Government’s advised social distancing measures at all times (defined by Public Health England as spending no more than 15 minutes and not within a 2-metre distance talking to someone), including when arriving to and departing from a court. Public Health England Social Distancing Guidance
  • Players are advised not to change ends during play.
  • Ensure no physical contact between players during warm-ups or games.
  • No extra-curricular or social activity should take place.
  • Players should wash hands before and after a tennis session without exception (or use an alcohol gel if washing hands is not possible).
  • Clean rackets. Racket sharing and use of communal rackets is not permitted.
  • Avoid touching your face.

Balls and hand sanitisers will be available on the courts during play.

The full LTA advice can be found using the following links:

LTA Advice For Venues
LTA Advice For Coaches

The Government’s Covid-19 guidance can be found here:

Public Health England Covid-19 Guidance

Pizza Supper Tournament

Wednesday 15th July. CANCELLED

Club Championships

July and August. Started.

Olive Smith Plate

July and August. Started.

Davis Cup

Tuesday 14th July. POSTPONED

Club Play

NOT PERMITTED

Adult Group Coaching

Currently running (groups of up to 5).

Wednesday Evening Club Play

Play goes ahead. Players should follow advice.

Junior Championships

POSTPONED

Tennis For Kids

Starts 21st and 25th April. CANCELLED

Junior Group Coaching

Currently running (groups of up to 5).

Road to Wimbledon

9th and 10th May. CANCELLED.

Primary Inter-School Tournament

Saturday 23rd May. CANCELLED.

LTA Tennis At Home

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