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Adult and student members may bring down guests at a cost of £3 per visitor per time. A visitor is permitted to play up to 6 times in any 12 month period. Members must sign in guests before commencing play. Juniors are not permitted to bring guests.


Wimbledon Tickets

All tennis section members aged 9 and above and who are British Tennis Members are entitled to apply for tickets to Wimbledon. Tickets are allocated through a ballot and information about the draw and how to sign up will be sent out via email and put up in the pavilion, usually in March/April.


BTM Membership

In addition to access to Wimbledon tickets, BTM membership allows you to gain an Aegon rating, gives you access to discounted and pre-sale tickets to Queen’s Club and the ATP Final, receive monthly newsletters, etc. For details on how to join, please click here.


Membership of other sections

Risbygate Sports Club consists of indoor and outdoor bowls, squash and petanque sections in addition to tennis. Members of more than one section receive a 10% discount when they join any of the other sections when paying their subscriptions at the same time.  We also have two table tennis tables (a club meets on a Monday morning for £1) and a darts board, the use of which are free.


Facilities in the Main Pavilion

There are a well-stocked bar, changing facilities, meeting rooms, indoor bowling green and 2 squash courts in the main pavilion. The bar opening times are displayed below. Adult and student members will receive a swipe card to access the mail main pavilion.

There is also FREE WiFi in the pavilion.



Monday - Thursday: 6.00 - 10.30pm
Friday: 12.00 - 2.00pm & 6.00 - 10.30pm
Saturday: 12.00 - 2.00pm & 6.30 - 9.30pm
Sunday: 12.00 - 2.00pm & 6.30 - 9.30pm



Tokens for the floodlights can be bought from the bar in the main pavilion at a small cost.  Each token gives 30 minutes of lights.


Keys to the tennis pavilion

These are available to adults and students for a deposit of £3. Keys can be issued to the parents of juniors.  Please contact the Tennis Secretary.

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