Welcome to Hitchin Lawn Tennis Club

Hitchin Lawn Tennis Club


6 tennis lessons to learn the basics

A Tennis Taster for 5 - 11 year olds.  Learn the basic fundementals over 6 sessions. Receive your own - *Tennis Racket *3x Tennis Balls *Personalised T-Shirt - for £29.99. Wednesday from 4pm & Saturday from 10am.

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Hitchin Lawn Tennis Club (HLTC) welcomes you to enjoy the tennis facilities at Bancroft Gardens. You will find our club in the far corner adjacent to the Splash Park (Post code: SG5 1QN).

Affiliated with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), HLTC has been run by its volunteers since 1922. Our aim is focusing and promoting the enjoyment of playing tennis in a relaxed and friendly environment.  We are a competitive club and are very proud that our first team won the Datchworth Summer league 2019.

At the club we have 3 hard courts, all with floodlights and a clubhouse (equipped with kitchenette, WC, refreshments) for all members to enjoy. We have a comprehensive coaching programme launching in the 2020 season, with opportunities for children, adult beginners and the more experienced players.


We offer competitively priced membership packages for those who wish to join with the options to play socially or join in match play in various leagues. Members benefit from discounted coaching, free access to courts and use of floodlights as well as opportunities to play socially or competitively. Throughout the year there are social events on and off the court!

Pay and Play or Coaching

Why not try before you decide to join the club?

  • Pay and Play Tennis is available to you and is charged at £7 per hour during daylight hours and a further £3 per hour from dusk, which includes us of the floodlights. You can easily book and pay for your Tennis Court online, all you need to do is create an account. Click here for instructions on how to book a court.  "Pay and Play" is a great way to get back into the great game via our easy online system.
  • Our coach welcomes non-members and can arrange an individual or group lessons with you. Alternatively, it may be advantageous to book a course of lessons using this website. Please note, inaddition to the coaching fees, a guest fee of £5 per visit applies to non members.  Any questions then please contact Louise on coaching@hitchintennisclub.co.uk




We offer competitive prices and competitive play! PLUS we're a nice bunch!

Book in 3 quick steps...

1. Check availability

View the online booking sheet to find your preferred time and court.

2. Choose a session

Select your preferred available time and book. You can pay online with most major credit cards. Register online the first time you book.

3. Confirmation

We'll send you confirmation of your booking. You'll receive a pin number to access the venue. It's easy!

How to find us

Bancroft Gardens Bancroft HITCHIN Hertfordshire SG5 1LL


Hitchin Lawn Tennis Club

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