How to find us
Set in the Kent countryside under the North Downs, the club seeks to offer a welcoming, sociable, recreational and competitive tennis environment, for adults and juniors of all abilities. Club members enjoy all aspects of tennis including taking part in regular organised club sessions, social events, individual and group coaching, and actively competing in the Kent LTA League. An overhead video of the village and tennis courts location is available by clicking here.
The club looks to offer something to every member, young and old and no matter at what level of ability. Whether you are looking for competitive tennis, social tennis or you just enjoy the game to get fit, we hope to make you feel welcome. The club actively supports the development of tennis for juniors and provides junior coaching programmes and junior events, in partnership with our LTA accredited Coaching providers.
The tennis courts are adjacent to the village hall and recreation ground. The courts have a Matchplay XL carpet surface and are based in a rural setting overlooking farmland, a beech hedge surrounds two sides of the courts to help minimise wind effects. Both courts are floodlit using environmentally-friendly LED technology and the clubhouse includes washroom facilities and is surrounded by a decked court viewing area. The car park to the front of the clubhouse can accommodate approximately twelve vehicles with additional parking available at the adjacent Village Hall.
The Club is sponsored by Ashmax Associates, a local family-run business offering independent financial advice and services. Martin Millen, a family member at the Club, is the principal advisor at Ashmax Associates and is keen to support the Club in building community-based activities including the sponsorship of future events and social activities.
Ashmax may be contacted by telephone at 01622 370688 and further information is available on their website via the following link: Ashmax Website
In addition to coaching services, regular club-organised sessions, and Kent League participation, a Slinger ball machine is available for member use. The ball machine is kindly sponsored by Ashmax Associates and is consequently available on a free-of-charge basis to members. The unit is battery-operated and includes a remote control and an integrated supply of tennis balls making it completely self-contained and easy to transport and use. Further details on using the ball machine are available on the Member Page. (Please note that access to this page is restricted to members only).
The club welcomes adult, junior, and family membership applications whether you are new to the game or are a more experienced player looking to play competitive and LTA league tennis. Please visit the membership page to view the various membership packages and prices. If you are interested in joining the club or have any queries, please email email@example.com
Members can book courts by using the calendar-based booking system available on the 'Court Booking' page of the website. There is no charge for members booking a court providing they are logged in to the Booking System as a registered Club member. If guests are invited to play as part of a member booking then a visitor fee applies.
The courts are available during daylight hours to local residents who are not members of the Club, however, access to the clubhouse is restricted. Public bookings are based upon a 'Pay and Play' approach and local residents can book a court up to a week in advance for a duration of between 1 to 1.5 hours. A court hire charge applies and visitors will need to create an online account in order to make a booking and pay online using a debit or credit card. To comply with our Health & Safety policy a list of the full names of all the players participating will be required when making a public court booking. Once the booking has been confirmed and payment validated an automated email will confirm the booking and details on the access code for court entry. For booking queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kent LTA League
As a two-court village club, TTC takes pride in its achievements in the Kent League having first entered a team into the Kent LTA League in 1995 shortly after the Club’s formation. A record of the league trophies that the Club's teams have successfully won is available by selecting the following link.
The Club is keen to promote competitive tennis and currently enters ladies, mens, mixed, and veterans double teams in the Kent LTA League. All members of a reasonable playing standard are encouraged to put themselves forward to play in the league teams and enjoy competitive matches against other tennis clubs. Further information and current fixtures and results are available by visiting the Member Page. (Please note that you will need to log in to access this page).
To assist visiting teams in finalising match arrangements, a list of the TTC captains together with their contact details is available via the following link;
TTC Team Captains - Winter 2023
Policies and Rules
The Club maintains a series of policies and guidelines covering the various aspects of Health & Safety, Data Protection, Safeguarding, Recycling, and Diversity/Inclusion, all designed to comply with national legislation and LTA regulations and help to ensure safe and environmentally-friendly facilities for our members, guests, and visitors.
All members and visitors should also ensure that they are familiar with these policies and the club rules regarding the use of the courts and other facilities. The Club Policies and Rules are available from the ‘Policies’ page available via the main menu.
As part of the Club's commitment to providing a safe and risk-free environment, it is important that any accidents or significant injuries are recorded. As well as meeting regulatory requirements these records help ensure that future risks can be minimised. Please select the 'Accident Reporting Form' link below to record any accidents or injuries. Alternatively, please fill in the accident reporting book which is kept in the Clubhouse. Note: you do not need to fill in both; one or the other is sufficient.
The Club acknowledges its duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults at risk. The club is committed to ensuring its safeguarding measures reflect statutory responsibilities and government guidance, comply with best practices and meet the current LTA guidelines.
The club welcomes both adult and junior membership applications whether you are new to the game or are a more experienced player looking for competitive tennis. Our membership packages are designed for adults, juniors, and families, trial membership is also available. For further information please visit the Membership page.