Ashbourne Tennis Club Welcome to Ashbourne Tennis Club, the friendly club at the Gateway to the Peak District.

Welcome to Ashbourne Tennis Club!

We are a friendly club at the Gateway to the Peak District.  Our club ethos is to offer tennis for all ages and abilities.  We welcome new members, from experienced players to beginners and rusty returners.  For those interested in match play we have teams which compete in the Derby League in the Summer and Winter (under normal conditions).  We have 4 Macadam outdoor courts, 3 of those being floodlit. 

We pride ourselves in the wide range of tennis opportunities we offer as a club; from coaching for all abilities and ages, run by Matchpoint Management, our coaching provider, to social events, fun competitions and leagues, as well as activities with the local community and schools.  Our successful open days and evenings are a great team effort and we are always open to new ideas and initiatives.  

Under current LTA Covid-19 Return to Managed Play guidelines we offer:

For members:

  • Free online court booking for singles and doubles play (NB: All players on court must be members, unless this is a pay and play £10 per hour booking)
  • Entry into our Singles and Doubles Box Leagues
  • 1:1 and small group (5 or less) coaching sessions for adults and juniors, run by Matchpoint Management our coaching provider (additional payment for these sessions). See Coaching tab for more information.
  • Events and tournaments (within LTA guidelines) - see  Events tab for whats coming up
  • Entitlement to vote at AGM
  • A place in the Wimbledon tickets ballot 

For new players (non-members);

  • Pay and Play £10 per hour per court

Click here to book a court: LTA Rally or contact Sally Longley for more information: 07787 118013.

1. Membership 

The club has introduced special membership rates for this year to reflect the limited tennis that is available.

Family membership £100

Adults £50

Juniors and Students £10

Complete our membership form Membership Form 2020 and email to David Longworth our membership secretary:

Send your BACS membership payment to: Ashbourne Tennis Club

Account No: 51559968

Sort Code: 30-80-95

Reference: MEMB+ 'name'

2. Pay as you play

We are also offering a special pay as you play promotional rate for new players to the club.

£10 per hour per court. Book via LTA Rally or contact Sally Longley on 07787118013 or You will need to send your payment via BACS (as per details above) and then Sally can reserve your court for you (or book and pay online via LTA Rally)

Key changes to LTA guidance (from 1st June 2020): Club Covid-19 Return to Managed Play Guidelines v.2

1. Doubles can now be played with different households as long as players keep at least 2 metres apart as per social distancing, and also agree in advance who will go for shots in the centre of the court.
2. Players do not now need to use their own marked tennis balls but if you choose to share balls then extra care must be taken to avoid you don't touch your face during play and wash hands/use alcohol gel before and after play. Players should still avoid to pick up balls from other courts with their hands.
3. If someone who has played at our club develops symptoms of Covid-19 they should follow the Governments 'test and trace' guidelines.
4. Coaching in groups of no more than 6 (which includes the Coach) is now permitted (more information will follow from Matchpoint Management on this element)
5. A parent is now able to stay if child is playing/being coached
6. Use of communal rackets can now be done subject to thorough cleaning measures between use
7. Players must bring and use hand gel
8. 6 people can socialise in a group. Players must bring their own chairs.

Please note other club guidelines remain:
1. Social distancing at all times
2. All courts must be pre-booked
3. Leave the court ten minutes before the end of your booking time
4. Avoid chasing the ball down if it goes onto another court
5. Clubhouse and toilets remain closed
6. Do not use benches at the club
7. Floodlights should not be used


Club Information (please note that the below programme is currently suspended due to restricted tennis activity as outlined above)

Whether you are looking to play league tennis or just wanting a friendly game with the family, why not come along and see what we are about.  The club welcomes new members of all ages from experienced players to beginners and rusty returners.

If you are interested in match play we have teams which compete in the Derby League in the Summer and Winter.

We organise many social sessions, events and competitions purely for fun throughout the year, so that even our beginners can join in – check out our events and news pages for more information

Our comprehensive coaching programme for juniors and adults is run by Matchpoint Management – check out the coaching page for more information and booking.

We have free taster sessions available

Our weekly schedule is on the What We Offer tab

Junior Coaching Programme 5-6pm

Rusty Rackets 7-8pm

Social Tennis from 6pm

Wednesdays/Thursday afternoons (alternate):
Social Tennis from 1:30pm

Junior Coaching Programme 5-8pm

Rusty Rackets 8-9pm

Junior Coaching Programme 9am-1:30pm

Ladies Team Practice

Social Tennis from 10am (Winter) and 6pm (Summer)

Non-members, please come along to one of these sessions to find out more and give tennis a try.

As a member you are able to book courts via the Booking tab

We also offer:

  • 1:1 sessions
  • Holiday Camps
  • Tennis with local Schools
  • Junior and Adult Tournaments and Matches
  • Fun social events
  • Coaching and Leadership opportunities

For more information on what we offer contact Sally Longley, Club Secretary: / 07787 118013

For all Coaching Enquiries contact Jen Lewis, Matchpoint Management Administrator: / 07971 009338

How to find us

Ashbourne Tennis Club
Adjacent to Peak Gateway Leisure Park
Moor Lane

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