Everyone is welcome - beginners to competitive players Welcome to Ingatestone & Fryerning Tennis Club

We now have floodlights - October 2023!! (see News Page)

Reduced membership fees from 1st September, see membership page.  (Further reduction to come from 1st January)

The Singles Ladder 23/24 is up and running, see the Playing Zone / Singles Ladder

The 17th annual "pink" charity American tournament took place on 15th October - see the Playing Zone / American Tourns

IFTC confirmed as winners of the Chelmsford Seniors' Mixed League for the 5th time, and Brentwood League Men's Division 5 - see Playing Zone / League Matches

The Winter League for 23/24 is in progress - see Playing Zone / League Matches

For details of the Club Tournament Finals on 10th September, see the Playing Zone / Club Tournament


A warm welcome to Ingatestone & Fryerning Tennis Club.

Do you or your family & friends want to learn to play tennis, or come back to the game? Then come and join us at Ingatestone & Fryerning Tennis Club (I&FTC).  I&FTC is a friendly, inclusive, relaxed club in the heart of Ingatestone, with two newly-laid artifical grass courts and one revamped hard court, located at the rear of the Community Club.

We offer the following:

  • Inclusive membership for players of any age and standard
  • Junior and Adult Coaching
  • Social play on Saturdays ( 2-4) Sundays (10-12) and on Tuesday evenings (6.15pm onwards), plus women's social sessions on Monday afternoons (1:30-3:30)- (see Playing zone)
  • Holiday Tennis Camps throughout school holidays for all ages & abilities led by the coaching team - (see Coaching and Holiday Camp zones)
  • Free trials are available on request and we can offer free 'introductory' group lessons for juniors/adults 
  • Annual knock-out tournament - for the 2023 event - see Playing Zone or Events Zone
  • Regular Sunday fun round-robin tournaments - (see Playing zone & Events)
  • Teams playing in local leagues - (see Playing zone)
  • Social and fundraising events - (see Events Zone)
  • Very reasonable membership rates - (see Membership Zone) 
  • Adult members also join the Ingatestone & Fryerning Community Association and enjoy its many benefits - (see Membership Zone)
  • Or if you just want to book for a one-off session, then you can use our 'Pay & Play' facility - (see Court Booking zone)
  • Join our Facebook Group (Ingatestone & Fryerning Tennis Club LTC) & Instagram (www.instagram.com/ingatestone_tennis_club)
  • Visitors very welcome (£6 per visit, maximum 10 visits, with effect from August 2023) - (see Guests & Visitors section in the Playing Zone)


Important note:

To promote the tennis club, we do take photographs of children and adults participating in coaching and events at the club. These pictures may be displayed (without names) on our website and social media platforms. We aim to abide by the information in our Photography and Filming Policy, which can be found on our website in the “club policies” section.  After use, images will be deleted from the device they were taken on.  Should you wish to not have an image of yourself or your child taken and shared please make this known in writing to ingatestonetennis@hotmail.co.uk


In 2021, we were delighted to have obtained sponsorship from:

Turner & George - Meat Merchants of London




Abigail's Delicatessen of Ingatestone


11A High Street




01277 355568



Walkers People & Property of Ingatestone

Walkers | People & Property

90 High Street




Tel: 01277 355005



In 2023 we are pleased to add a new sponsor:

Purple Communications UK Ltd

Hosted Telephony & Data, Internet Services and IT (purplecomms.co.uk)

Communications House
200 William Hunter Way
CM14 4WQ

info@purplecomms.co.uk      01277 280666


Their valued support has made a sizeable contribution towards the installation of our new courts and other club developments.

How to find us

Ingatestone & Fryerning
Rear 9, High Street

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Our Partners

Turner and George - Meat Merchants
Walkers People & Property of Ingatestone
Abigail's Delicatessen of Ingatestone