Tennis Covid-19 Player Guidelines

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Cheslyn Hay & Cannock Chase Community Tennis  Get back to Tennis Safely



  • Before leaving home, undergo a self-assessment symptom check using info from NHS Website.
  • Come to the Tennis Courts ready to play. There will be no changing rooms availiable and limited toilet facilities.
  • Tennis Club Hand sanitisers must be utilised by all players before entering the Tennis courts.
  • Please wait away from the gate and do not go onto court until the previous session has finished (even if there is a spare court).
  • If travelling by car, park by the Tennis courts and avoid going into the Leisure Centre Building.
  • Ensure that you have communicated your attendance via the agreed method for the session – either through book session/course on Tennis website or Message to ensure we can plan for numbers.


  • Use own equipment and do not share items such as towels, food or drink with others.  (Club Rackets can be lent and will be cleaned afterwards.)
  • 2m Distancing between players, and between the coach and players should always be maintained (during play, breaks and before / after session)
  • All courts to be utilised with a maximum of 6 players per court and 10 per court when using Mini Tennis nets.
  • Only those who are taking part session to be inside the Tennis Courts.
  • Do not make physical contact with other players – use a racket tap instead!
  • If you need to sneeze or cough, do so into a tissue or upper sleeve.
  • Avoid touching your face.


  • Ensure that you take all your belonging with you.
  • Leave the Tennis Courts at the Gate communicated to you.
  • Avoid congregating on or around the courts after playing.
  • Tennis Club Hand sanitisers must be utilised by all players at the end of the session.