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COVID-19

Whilst all restrictions have now been lifted we do ask everyone to remain cautious and follow the guidance below and any other information from the Sports Centre about wearing masks, hygiene and so on.

- Do not play if you have any Covid symptoms or should be self-isolating.

- Keep socially distanced.

- Refrain from physical contact e.g. high fives and shaking hands.

- Wash hands before and after play.

- Bring your own hand sanitiser if you wish to as we cannot guarantee that one will be provided.

All the latest Covid advice from the LTA for players, venues and coaches can be viewed here  LTA Covid advice.

The Sports Centre's latest information can be seen here.

QR CODE & MASKS

Anyone using the Sports Centre site can still scan the NHS Covid-19 QR code inside the building if they choose to.    We encourage you to wear a mask when going inside the Sports Centre building but this is no longer compulsory.

 

SPORTS CENTRE OPENING HOURS:  Tuesday 31st August - Saturday 18th December

  • Mondays - Fridays - 4pm till 10pm
  • Saturdays -  8am till 5pm
  • Sundays - 8am till 12pm

 

NEW - Adult beginner class on Thursdays, 6.30-7.30pm.  See our coaching page for details and bookings.

 

FUNDING FROM THE CO-OP - Thank you to the Co-op for awarding us a whopping sum as one of their chosen local good causes.  We have run three subsidised Tennis Xpress adult beginner courses and the participants were then offered reduced-price membership and follow-on coaching.  Many have taken up the offers and are now soaring ahead with their newfound skills and confidence.  Keep going, you are awesome!  We are looking into how to spend the remainder in a way that will continue to enable the club to be inclusive and ensure continuity for people on their tennis journey.  Watch this space for further offers! LC 20th November 2021.

CLUB INFORMATION


We are a small friendly club, based at Cottenham Sports Centre, behind the Village College.  There are 4 floodlit, all-weather courts so we can play all year.  A full range of professional coaching is available throughout the year during term time for all ages 3 to 80+ and all abilities.  We also run holiday camps to keep the kids busy and active.  There is a competitive men's team playing in the Cambridgeshire leagues and we have ladies and mixed doubles teams too. We are always looking for more players in all teams, no need to be Wimbledon standard! Why not come along one Wednesday to social/club night (7.00-9.30pm) and get a feel for the club.  If you enjoy playing at the grass courts over the summer we hope you will continue playing at Cottenham Sports Centre and maybe even join the club!

Contact [email protected] for further information.

Club Hours:

Below are the hours when members only can play for FREE.

During club hours 4 courts are reserved for club use, but some of these may be taken up with coaching, club night and matches, which take priority. There will always be at least 1 court available for club use during these hours except on Thursday evenings when there are home matches on as well as coaching taking up all 4 courts.

Wednesdays: 4:00 - 10.00 pm - (social tennis is 7.00-9.30pm)

Thursdays:  4:00 - 10:00 pm (matches take priority from 6.15pm)

Saturdays:  8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Court Bookings:

As a member, you don't have to book a court during club hours.  You do need to book outside club hours.  All bookings are made via the Sports Centre in person or via their online booking system on www.cottenhamsportscentre.co.uk.  Time slots are available in hourly sessions but if you would like to start at a different time, or play for 1.5 hours please phone or email them to arrange this.

Out of club hours, members can book at the reduced tennis club rate of £2.50.

Club Night / Social Tennis:

These are social tennis sessions for age 16+, just turn up, no need to book, no charge.  These run all year apart from over the Christmas period.  A club member will be there to provide balls and organise games of doubles.  This is a great way to meet people and find others who play at your level.  We advise joining the club WhatsApp Group to take part.  Members should email the Club Secretary with their mobile number on [email protected] to join the WhatsApp Group.

Wednesdays: 7:00 - 9:30pm


Other ways to play tennis locally - for members and non-members

PAY & PLAY - Anyone, member or non-member, can book a court at Cottenham Sports Centre.  Full price is £6.50 an hour, students £5 and juniors £4.  Tennis Club members pay just £2.50 an hour outside club hours.  See their website for prices, times and how to book: cottenhamsportscentre.co.uk

PLAY FOR FREE at the grass courts on the Rec - Anyone, member or non-member, can play for FREE at the grass courts at Cottenham Recreation Ground from May-August.  Bookings for members and non-members alike are free and must be made on this website on the  "Court Bookings" page.  You will be given the code to the courts with your booking.  Note: the grass courts are run by Cottenham Parish Council and all queries should be directed to them by email: [email protected] or phone: 07503 328401.  PLEASE NOTE THE GRASS COURTS WILL BE CLOSING ON 12TH SEPTEMBER.

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Cottenham Tennis Club
Cottenham Tennis club, Cottenham Sports Centre
High Street
Cottenham
Cambridgeshire
CB24 8UA

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