Whether you are looking to play casually or competitively we cater for all your tennis needs. We are a nationally recognised performance centre offering a wide range of options. We have 6 indoor, 4 grass courts. As one of the biggest tennis centres within the area of Abingdon, we aim to provide the perfect sessions for all levels of ability. Tennis is a fantastic way to change up your usual gym workout, being a great sport for overall fitness. And most of all...it's FUN!

TODDLERS

We offer a more structured session during the week which is aimed at 3-4 year olds (without parental participation) here children do activities and games to help develop balance and hand-eye co-ordination as well as more structured tennis coaching. The sessions are £5 each and are paid for in 9 week blocks.

Age

Time

Cost

Booking

3-4 years

Saturday 9-9.45am with parent participation

£53.10

9 week block

3-4 years

Monday 10-10.45am without parent participation

£53.10

9 week block

3-4 years Monday ,Tuesday and Friday 4-4.45pm without parent participation £30.00 Per month (DD)

 

LESSONS

These sessions are aimed at children playing once a week with a ratio of 1 coach to 6 players. This allows players more coaching time to focus on practising their skills than in a pay and play session. They are payable monthly by direct debit and run all through the year apart from 2 weeks in the summer and 2 weeks at Christmas. 

Age Time Booking Cost
5-8 Mon-Fri 4-5pm DD £30.00
8-9 Mon-Fri 4-5pm DD £38.50
10-11 Mon- Fri 5-6pm DD £38.50
11-14 Mon- Fri 6-7pm DD £38.50
15-18

Mon-Fri 7-8pm

DD £38.50

 

SQUADS

Squad lessons are aimed at children playing more than once a week and competing in tournaments. Players can only be invited to these sessions by our coaches usually from our lessons or our schools tennis outreach programme and the coach to player ratio is 1:5. We have various squad sessions available depending on a players age and ability for more information about our squad programme please contact sue.auger@gll.org

ADULT SESSIONS

The WH Adult coaching Programme is delivered by our full time, LTA qualified coaches. Although all of the sessions listed below are group based our coaches will endeavour to give individual feedback throughout all sessions.


If you think you would like to have a more bespoke experience, then you may like to benefit from some individual lessons with a member of the coaching team. If so please contact Sue (Tennis Manager) on the details provided at the bottom of the page.

Session Days & Times Price  Information
Adult Matchplay Mondays 10-11.30am £10.90 90 minutes of coaching, hitting & playing. Coaching themes cover both singles and doubles while also looking at certain shots in isolation.
Cardio Tennis Tuesdays 9-10am £8. 30 Cardio Tennis is a fun, sociable group fitness class set on a tennis court and open to people of
50+ Tuesdays 10-11am £8.60 Coaching and match play for those over 50 who still enjoy the sport, wish to make new tennis friends and learn some new
skills.
Drills and skills Thursdays 9.00-10am £9. 05 An opportunity to improve your tennis by using a variety of drills that will challenge all parts of your game. Our coaching team
will also be able to give you individual ad vice on any areas you wish to improve.
Beginners /Improvers Thursdays 8-9.30pm £10.90 Ideal for players that are either new to the sport or coming back to it after a long pause from the game. A strong focus on
technical progressions to build confidence and competency.
Beginners Fridays 9-10am £9.05 For those new to the sport and interested in learning how to play with good quality coaching on the basics.
Improvers Fridays 10-11.30am £10.90 Perfect for players who feel they can play the game & are looking for more confidence and control on court.
Advanced Fridays 11.30-1.00pm £10.90 A Challenging & but fun session that is ideal for players that have played club level tennis and wish to focus on more tactical
play.

All lessons are bookable on the Better UK app or in person at reception up to 5 days in advance. Please note all sessions have a maximum capacity, so booking in advance is highly recommended. If you require any additional information or have any other questions then please do not hesitate to contact our Tennis Manager on; sue.auger@gll.org

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CARDIO TENNIS

Cardio Tennis is a fun, sociable, group fitness class open to people of all ages and abilities. Supported by music it is a great cardio workout and your trained coach will lead you through a 60 minute session. This will help not only help improve your fitness levels, tone and shape muscle groups, burn calories but also improve your tennis skills and you get to meet new people in a fun and friendly environment We offer 2 sessions a week and they are £8.30 per session.

NIFTY FIFTIES

This session consists of an hour of technical coaching and match play for those over fifty still enjoying the sport. This is a busy social session and is a great way to make new friends as well as learning new skills. This is £8.05 per session.

OUTREACH PROGRAMME

We are very keen to encourage as many children as possible to play tennis. Through our outreach programme our coach’s visit as many of our local schools as possible offering free taster sessions and inviting children to our pay and play sessions with the possibility of them joining the programme.

DISABILITY TENNIS

Wheelchair Tennis

 Wheelchiars provided. Inclusive session open to all, you do not have to be a wheelchair user. For more information contact Sue.Auger@GLL.Org

Children with additional needs
Wednesdays 16.00-17.00, £2.60 per session

At the moment we offer one session a week for children aged 4-8 years with learning disabilities. This is a funded free session and it has been extremely rewarding seeing the children learning new skills and having a lot of fun.

Visually Impaired Tennis
Second Thursday of each month 11.00-12.00

This session is aim at visually impaired adults. Session take place once a month and are £6. For more information please contact Sue.Auger@GLL.ORG

Down Syndrome Tennis
Satursdays 10am-11am

White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre in partnership with DS Active welcomes Down's Syndrome tennis to the Abingdon Centre.

The session starts on Saturday 16th September from 11am - 12pm and is open to children aged 5 to adult. The session will be split into juniors and adults.

£2.60 per person

For more information contact Sue.Auger@GLL.org

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

For information on our tennis programme please contact Sue Auger, Tennis Manager on Sue.Auger@gll.org