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Winchcombe Tennis Club
Welcome to Winchcombe Tennis Club.
We are community based club, open to everyone, old or young, who wants to play tennis. We offer social play, return to tennis, tournaments, league matches and coaching.
We hope you will be able to find out more about the club on this website, but if you have a particular query, please email us at [email protected].
Singles and Doubles Ladders
WTC is now running a number of more competitive singles ladders: womens, mens and mixed and a more fun "Social" ladder. These are open to all members.
We have also added a Doubles ladder for all members to join.
You can join the ladders by registering here. The joining code is 2019. Once you are registered you can either download the Tennisrungs App for Android/Apple as appropriate, or you can manage it on your computer.
Each match is 2 sets plus a championship tie-break (up to 10) if required.
You can challenge people in your ladder using the app/computer - they should get an email. Agree a time, book up and enjoy your match.
If you have any questions just email us here.
Coronovirus Update - Further Easing - 31st May 2020
Following Government and LTA advice we are pleased to be able to re-open the courts for use by members. In line with LTA guidelines the following activities can now take place at the club:
1. Singles and Doubles play between members of different households
2. Coaching on a 1-1 basis.
For the time-being there will be no social sessions.
Booking are subject to the following conditions:
1. Members agree to play at their own risk
2. Members should not play if they are in a vulnerable group, experiencing CV19 symptoms, in a household where anyone is experiencing symptoms or self-isolating.
3. Social distancing must be practiced at all times
4. Courts must be booked online before play
5. Only members can play - no guests for the time-being
6. Use new balls as much as possible - we have some in stock.
7. Hand hygiene must be practised at all times.
8. Coaching with club coaches can take place only on a 1-1 basis. Please contact Simon Filiatrault on 07713 045 965 for bookings.
8. Please do not use the clubhouse or toilet unless absolutely necessary. Sanitize your hands afterwards.
9. Please bring your own hand sanitizer and use it before and after your match
10. Members must leave 10 minutes before the end of their session
Full details of the LTA's latest guidelines for players can be obtained at:
For those of you who decided to pause their membership during the lock-down, we invite you to rejoin and take advantage of one of the few sports that are currently available. Your membership will start straightaway and run for a full 12 months. You can renew at:
We look forward to seeing our members, old and new, back at the club.
AGM Report Feb 2020
Great to see so many of you at the AGM - we had a lot to celebrate over the past year:
This year we are planning to paint the courts and add a new ladies C team to the summer leagues (please get in touch with our ladies captain Val Udale at [email protected] if you are interested in playing - all levels welcome).
We will announce the new calendar for social play, matches, coaching and tournaments 2020 shortly.
Please help to spread the word about the club - we want to build up club numbers among both juniors, adults and veterans.
Just a reminder that courts are available for use whenever they are shown as free on the booking sheet (please remember to book). This includes school hours.
Sponsors for Schools Outreach
We are looking for sponsors to help build our schools outreach program. We have £1,000 already committed - we would like to raise this to £2,000 if we can. Please get in touch if you can help in any way either personally or through work via [email protected].
We are pleased to announce that we have a new Welfare Officer - Anne Clarke. If you have any questions with regard to Safeguarding please get in touch with her either by email at [email protected] or call her on 07951 847 690.
Details of our Safeguarding and Diversity policies can be found in the Policies section of this website. This provides details of how our policy works and what actions members should take if they have any safeguarding issues.
We have enrolled in an easy and cost-free way to raise funds for the Club. If you sign up at the link below then every time you make an online purchase at over 4,000 retailers (including John Lewis, Amazon etc), then the Club gets a donation of between 1% and 4%. Please sign up below and help the Club.
Adult Social Sessions:
Adult social sessions are running every Sunday morning from 10am to 12noon and Tuesday evenings from 6.30pm to 9pm. All welcome – come and try a session.
NEW SOCIAL SESSION FRIDAY MORNINGS 10.00 to 12.00.
Our Whatsapp WTC Social group is a good way to find out about social play. You can also use it to find out whether other members would like a hit. If you would like to be added to the Whatsapp group just email us at [email protected].
If you need to get your racquet restrung, please give Merlyn a call on 01242 602 997. He lives on Winchcombe and offers an excellent service.
Warner's Budgens Sponsorship
The Club is very pleased to be working with Warner's Budgens who have kindly agreed to provide sponsorship with a focus on junior development, particularly in local schools. Our coach will be introducing juniors to tennis in primary and secondary schools. We hope to get many more Winchcombe Juniors involved in the sport.
The Club is very grateful to Warner's Budgens for their support.
Members can now book courts using this website or using the Clubspark Booking App.
We must always remember that we are guests of the school. We are keen to get off to a good start to what we hope will be a long and happy relationship! We therefore encourage all members to follow a few simple rules:
Please leave the courts in a tidy and secure state
We expect there will be some teething problems so please bear with us when these crop up. We will do our best to sort out issues as quickly as possible. All feedback will be gratefully received.
Keep up to date on our Facebook site
Courts are now open for members to use! Please use the booking page for availability.