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Welcome to Long Ditton Recreation Ground

Park Tennis Updates

Sunguarding Sport: add sun protection to your game

  1. Sun time: always be sun prepared for any outdoor activity
  2. Hydration: take plenty of water with you to keep regularly hydrated
  3. Sunscreen: use an SPF30+ broad-spectrum product & reapply sunscreen every 2 hours
  4. Protective clothing: aways wear a hat & sun-protective clothing, including lightweight tops
  5. Temperatures of 30°C and above are too hot for very physical activities, make adjustments
  6. Shade: seeking shade plus using sunscreen or wearing sun-protective clothing = best practice 
  7. Weather Forecasts: advice and alerts can be found on the Met Office website by clicking here

 

Log in Changes: The log in migration is still taking place, this was a decision made by the LTA to have one log in method only. When it is your time to migrate, the ClubSpark system will let you know as you attempt to sign in, please follow the instructions to complete the migration. If your log in details do not work, please contact the LTA by clicking here, then select Advantage and log in.

 

Court Improvements 2022 - starting the week commencing 5th September 2022

Elmbridge Borough Council have a 3 year rolling programme of court improvement works and Long Ditton is scheduled to be resurfaced in 2022. The works will start the week commencing 5th September and will take a minimum of 5 weeks to complete. We have closed the court bookings during this time and for a couple of weeks after to allow for any weather delays. We will post updates here on the home page as required to keep everyone in the loop.

25/07/2022: We are chasing ETC Sports for a court improvement start date, now the Civic Centre courts are back open.

04/08/2022: The new estimated start date from ETC Sports is the week commencing 5th September 2022. This date is being checked by our other teams and we will block book the courts plus update messages when we have full confirmation and go ahead.

12/08/2022: The works have been agreed with ETC Sports to start the week commencing 5th September, the courts have been booked out and the coaching team will have access to Giggs Hill while Long Ditton is being improved.

 

About Long Ditton

Windmill Lane, KT6 5JT

Long Ditton recreation ground offers a variety of facilities including:

Safe to Play Guidance - Important to Read

  • Players use any of the Park Tennis courts at their own risk.
  • Check the weather forecast before booking, by clicking here.
  • Guidance can change and restrictions may be reintroduced at any time.
  • Our outdoor Park Tennis courts playability is subject to weather conditions.
  • Stay home if you or your household has covid or symptoms of covid or have been told to isolate.
  • The Play Tennis Pass and Pay & Play option are not permitted to be used for the delivery or receipt of coaching or non-tennis play activities.  

 

How to access the courts – Play Tennis Pass 

Step 1: Sign up for the Play Tennis Pass if you have not already done so 

Step 2: Log in to ClubSpark, to unlock the booking sheet 

Step 3: Select your venue and click "Book a Court" 

Step 4: Select a playing time and click to book 

Step 5: Complete your booking and make a note of your PIN 

Any problems please have a look at the troubleshooting guide 

  

How to access the courts – Pay & Play 

Step 1: Log in to ClubSpark, to unlock the booking sheet 

Step 2: Select your venue and click "Book a Court" 

Step 3: Select a playing time and click to book 

Step 4: Complete your booking and pay 

Step 5: make a note of your PIN 

 


 

Tennis Coaching (Term Time & Holidays)

Provided by Set Point Tennis Academy (Head Coach: Cathy Birt) 

Enhance your tennis game or learn to play with the Set Point Tennis Academy coaching team who are the only authorised tennis provider at Long Ditton, delivering an exciting community tennis programmes for people of all ages and abilities. 

Check out the coaching page for more details or call Head Coach Cathy on 07973 915007 

 

Community Adult Mix In

Free on Fridays 1pm to 2pm, advanced booking is required, text Cathy on 07973 915007

  • Important to note: booking closes every Wednesday at 6pm

 


 

LTA Elmbridge Tennis League 

Local Tennis Leagues is a place for friendly tennis, where you can meet like-minded people and make new friends. The leagues are for anyone aged 18+, no matter your tennis experience. Play YOUR way.  To take part, sign up online & pay the LTA £18 entry fee by clicking here 

  • Current Singles: Round 44 - 9th June to 3rd August 2022, click to view
  • Singles Round 45 - join by the 15th August 2022 to take part, click to join

 


 

Court Improvements 2022 - Estmiated June / July 2022

Elmbridge Borough Council have a 3 year rolling programme of court improvement works and Long Ditton is scheduled to be resurfaced in 2022. We will provide further specific updates on dates when they are confirmed with the contractor (all works are weather dependent). 

Earliest start date for court improvements is June 2022 (re-surface & new fencing on one side), we will confirm the date and block out the courts for a minimum of 5 weeks once we have full details from the contractors and our other teams.

Pease note the courts will be out of action during the court improvement works and players will need use the other Park Tennis sites during that time. The benefits of these court improvements is to keep the facilities in safe working order and to provide players with a quality playing environment in their local park.

 


 

For any welfare concerns please click to  view our Parks Tennis Welfare Poster or to view all of our policies please click here

LTA Registered Venue certificate, click here

 


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

Long Ditton Recreation Ground
Windmill Lane
Long Ditton
Surrey
KT7 0

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