Risbygate Sports Club

Tennis Information

Visitors

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 LTA Advantage Members are entitled to apply for tickets to Wimbledon if they opt-in via the LTA website before February and choose Risbygate as their main tennis club. 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.

LTA Membership

In addition to access to Wimbledon tickets, LTA Advantage membership (which is free) allows you to gain an LTA rating. If you pay £20 p.a. for Advantage+ membership, you get, in addition, access to all LTA tournaments, plus monthly newsletters and a range of other benefits. For details on how to join, please click on this link: Join Advantage (lta.org.uk)

Membership of other sections

Tennis members are part of the Racket Sports Section which includes squash.  In addition, Risbygate Sports Club offers indoor and outdoor bowls, petanque, two table tennis tables and a darts board.  Members who wish to join more than one section receive a 10% discount when they join any of the other sections.  Petanque, table tennis and darts may be played for free.

Facilities in the Main Pavilion

There is 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 on the social section of the website.

Adult and student members will receive a swipe card to access the mail main pavilion.

There is also FREE WiFi in the pavilion.

Floodlights

Tokens for the floodlights can be bought from the bar in the main pavilion at a small cost (currently £2.90). Each token gives 30 minutes of lights.

Keys to the tennis pavilion

These are available to adults and students for a deposit of £4. Keys can be issued to the parents of juniors. Please contact the Tennis Secretary.