Welcome to Ryde Mead Lawn Tennis Club

COVID UPDATE 7th May 2021

LTA RETURN TO PLAY GUIDANCE

The Government has published a roadmap for the gradual and staged easing of lockdown restrictions in England, made possible by the pace of the vaccination programme.  Restrictions will be eased across all areas of England at the same time.

Ahead of the provisional move to Step 3 of the Government roadmap (no earlier than 17 May), the LTA have updated their summary grid to provide details of the restrictions that will apply for this stage of the roadmap. This includes:

  • Indoor tennis activity permitted for all (including organised group activity and social play)
  • Car sharing will be permitted (subject to guidance)
  • Spectating permitted

You can download the summary grid and current (Step 2) full guidance documents for tennis players via the links below.

RYDE MEAD IS NOW OPEN AND THE FOLLOWING PLAY IS PERMITTED UNDER LTA GUIDELINES

 

  • Singles and Doubles Social Play. (Rule of 30 from the 17th May)
  • Courts must be booked using our booking system
  • 1:1 and group Coaching (contact Nick on 07780932704).
  • Organised Group activity. (No max size of group from the 17th May)
  • Spectating not allowed but will be allowed from the 17th May (Rule of 6 wil apply)
  • Outdoor competitions allowed from the 17th May.
  • Parent/guardian supervision permitted where required (one per player), as are carers - no mixing with other households.
  • Clubhouse and Cafe is open but will fully re-open from the 17th May. Social Distancing & wearing of masks sill required.

ABOUT RYDE MEAD

We are a friendly community tennis club open to all. We are located in central Ryde close to the Town centre, mainland transport links and the esplanade. New members  and visitors welcome of all ages and abilities. The club has 5 hard courts (3 courts floodlit), and a brand new clubhouse.  

If you are new to the game or a lapsed player, we offer coaching sessions and courses throughout the year, as well as private coaching with our coaching team.  If you want to play more competitive tennis the club enters into Island and mainland leagues (Hampshire and Portsmouth winter and summmer Leagues). Ryde Mead is also registered as a venue for the Isle of Wight Tennis League a local tennis league open to players of all standards.

Junior Coaching - Available for all ages (mini's-teenagers) and abilities. The club provides group coaching sessions for members and non members. New members are welcome to join at any time of the year. Individual lessons by arrangement and Group lessons for beginners/intermediate/improvers run every week. 

Adult Tennis - Mix-ins and group coaching sessions organised every throughout the week all year round. All abilities welcome.

League Tennis - Club offers competitive opportunities for players who which to play Portsmouth or Hampshire League matches during the Winter and Summer.

Latest news

Courtside Cafe re-opening Monday April 12th Outside seating with table service and new alfresco menu serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea and c...

It's so nice to see the courts being used again. It was a beautiful morning to welcome back our younger members for some coaching today.

Courts are to re-open from 29th March, in line with Government Guidelines.

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How to find us

Ryde Mead Lawn Tennis Club
Church Lane
RYDE
Isle of Wight
PO33 2NB

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