How to find us
Carlton Lawn Tennis Club
24A Dunkirk Road, Birkdale
Welcome to the official website of Carlton Lawn Tennis Club.
Located in a quiet residential area in Birkdale, Southport our club has 4 shale courts and a licensed clubhouse that is large enough to host functions. We pride ourselves on being a family friendly club.
We often have social events throughout the season culminating in a bbq to coincide with finals day in August, the pinnacle of our internal club tournament
We have 3 teams in the Southport league competing in divisions 3, 5 and 7.
Home matchnights are Monday, Tuesday from either 6.30pm or 7pm.
Our club nights take place every Friday during the season from 6.30pm. We also have a number of social events each month during the season consisting of tournaments, BBQ's, live music, quiz nights, major sporting TV events or just regular social Tennis.
Shale Court Etiquette
As we play on shale courts, having the right shoes helps the surface. For advice on right shoes for shale, feel free to contact us.
Also once you have finished playing, you will need to either brush or mat the court with the brushes and mats provided. This is done to help redistribute the loose top dressing and smooths it out after play.
We have recently re-introduced a 'kids club''. They take place at the club on Friday's 5-6pm. In accordance with the LTA's safeguarding policy, accompanying parents must be attendance during the sessions.
Once you become a member, you are also entitled to be a member of the LTA (Lawn Tennis Association). For members wishing to play for teams, this HAS to be completed. To become a member, click on the following link - Register for Advantage (lta.org.uk). It's free to join, takes no more than 5 minutes to register, make sure the club you affiliate with is Carlton (instructions) and that you activate your World Tennis Number (instructions). It includes many benefits, such as:
Where are we?
We are situated at 24a Dunkirk Road, (down a pathway between 2 houses, look for our sign).