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Terms of Use


These terms of use apply to tennis court bookings being made at Abbey Park, Oldway Park and St Mary's Park in Torbay.

Annual household season ticket overview

  • The Torbay Park Tennis Annual household season ticket is charged at £35 per year, per household. This fee entitles you to an access code that can be used to access the tennis courts. 
  • The annual season ticket runs for one year from the date you activate your online account
  • The annual household season ticket covers up to eight people and can be used for a maximum of five hours of tennis per week and a maximum of two hours of tennis per day.
  • Annual household season tickets will not be part refunded for any reason
  • All players are required to register through the ClubSpark online system and book a court before playing

Pay and Play overview

  • Pay and Play is charged at £6.00 per hour, per court. 


  • You must book a court online before you play
  • Players to cancel any unwanted bookings as early as possible. A minimum of 24 hours in advance of your session to receive an automatic refund, otherwise a refund will be given at our discretion
  • Annual household season ticket players can book up to two hours’ worth of tennis per day, and a maximum of five hours’ per week
  • Bookings can be made up to ten days in advance for annual household season players, seven days for Pay and Play
  • We have the right to cancel bookings at our discretion. An email will be sent to the players notifying them
  • We reserve the right to pre-book the courts for coaching, events and maintenance
  • In the event of bad weather or adverse playing conditions users should inform us that play has been cancelled the same day for a refund to be requested

Court rules

  • Players should comply with the principles of Respect and Fair Play, both on and off the courts
  • Players should wear appropriate sports clothing and footwear when on court
  • Any playing of music should be at a controlled level that does not annoy other users of the courts or neighbouring residents and businesses
  • Smoking is not permitted on the courts (including e-cigarettes) or the use of chewing gum anywhere in the venue
  • Take off the court everything you take on – including all balls and general litter (please use bins provided)
  • Players play tennis at their own risk and are asked to apply common sense in always looking out for themselves and other players
  • Please ensure you close the court gate properly when you enter and leave
  • No person may coach others for financial gain on any court without our prior approval
  • Report any damage to the

Right to play

  • You must book a court online before playing and it is your responsibility to look after your booking pin numbers issued. We will not be able to issue a new pin at short notice
  • If someone is playing on the court when you arrive use your booking confirmation as proof or use another court if available. If you have any problems contact us via email:

Safe to Play guidance

  • Players use any of the Park Tennis courts at their own risk
  • Check the weather forecast before booking
  • Courts' playability is subject to weather conditions

If you breach any of our guidance or terms, we reserve the right to cancel all memberships, packages and bookings without refund.

Last updated on 17 May 2023