Tennis Coaching at Newlands

Newlands is one of the most vibrant clubs in the west of Scotland and we welcome members of all ages and abilities.

There are lots of opportunities for social play and if you want to play competitively we have 6 Ladies and 8 Gents tennis teams and Junior Teams in every age group of the West of Scotland leagues.  Ladies, gents and junior teams strive to win their leagues each year and within the Club, we have annual Club Championships, free adult classes, regular social tournaments, a members Whats App group and box leagues suitable for all levels.

There are 7 floodlit outdoor tennis courts, 2 mini tennis courts and we are the only southside club with 4 indoor tennis courts. This means our members can play all year round, rain or shine, day or night!

Tennis Coaching programme

At Newlands, our highly qualified coaching team offer all players a fun, safe and enjoyable learning environment regardless of standard.  We provide numerous FREE group sessions for adults of all abilities.  We also provide FREE coaching sessions on Saturdays for juniors and minis as well as a full programme of coaching sessions across the week, drop-in pre-school sessions and individual lessons.

All our coaches are part of the LTA Accreditation scheme, meaning they hold an up to date qualification, PVG certificate, criminal records check, first aid certificate and attend regular safeguarding training. More information can be found here

The programme is designed to offer classes for every age group and ability and aims to allow kids to progress in a fun, challenging and safe environment. The timetable for classes for the current block is detailed below. If you are unsure of which class to attend, please contact the Coaching Team who will be more than happy to help.

The tennis programme follows the recommended age groups from the LTA, which are detailed below.

Age Ball colour/Class
2-5 years Pre School - Parent & Child
3-5 years Pre School - Tots
5-8 years Red
8-9 years Orange
10+ years Green
11+ years Yellow


Players should start at level 3 of their ball colour and will then move to level 2 and 1 as directed by the coaching team.

All players enrolled in classes are encouraged to compete at the appropriate level both in club and further afield. If this is of interest, please speak to the Coach running your class who will be able to offer advice relevant to your child.

All classes are block bookings unless otherwise stated and are bookable through the Clubspark booking system.