100 years of Tennis in Portishead

Our Centenary Year is Here - Portishead Tennis Club turns 100!


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This year marks a special landmark for tennis in Portishead with the club officially 100 years old. Over the past few years the club has expanded significantly with new floodlit courts accessible via Pay and Play, and now offers much improved facilities on and off the court. There has never been a better time to get involved with the club! We will be marking the occassion with a number of special events, so keep an eye out for announcements soon. 


CLICK HERE to register to find out more about membership and coaching, and to be entered into a draw to win free a 3 month membership.


Do you want to try tennis? Do you already play, and want to try out our excellent courts? Are you looking for coaching for your children? We are having an open day on 05 May. Come along to have a hit on the courts, meet some of the club members, talk to the coaches, find out about the courses for juniors and adults. We have rackets, we have balls, we have refreshments, we have games, we have prizes! So just bring yourselves - come along and have fun.

2024/25 Membership Packages are now live!

For current members you can access early-bird rates for renewing your existing membership by logging into your clubspark account and going to your profile. Use the pulldown menu in the very top right of the webpage, select your name, and then locate "Your memberships" page on your profile. Failing that, look out for a personalised link to renew your memberships that will also sent by email shortly. This year we have added the flexibility of payment by instalments, so you can choose to split the cost over 2 or 4 months depending on the category.


New Members Always Welcome

New to the club? Interested in coaching and/or becoming a member. Then please either get in touch with MTG tennis to discuss coaching options, contact portisheadtennis@gmail.com for general enquires or go to the membership page to sign up directly, This includes an option for a 3 month trial if that suits you best.  


Club Merchandise

High quality club branded items, t-shirts, shorts, hoodies, caps are available from a third party supplier. You can order directly from them using this link.


PAY and PLAY Courts

You can now book a court as a non-member, at certain times. To do this, go to the Booking section and click on a time slot with a price. If a court is already booked, it is marked with a padlock symbol.

Pay and play bookings are £5 per half hour during the day, and £6 per half hour in the evening when the floodlights come on.

When you book, you receive a one-off code number for access via the new electronic gate which is at the bottom of the steps down from Esplanade Road. Lights come on automatically - so please remember to cancel your booking (which triggers a refund and saves the lights) if you are not planning to use your booking.

At PTC we want to promote tennis for all. We have put a huge amount of effort into making these new Pay and Play courts happen, and we hope they will prove a popular new facility for the people of Portishead. 

About the Club

Welcome To PTC

Portishead Lawn Tennis Club was founded in 1924, and has grown into thriving local club with five all weather floodlit courts located at Portishead Lake Grounds.  We currently have over 300 members including an active junior section. The club now offically operates as Portishead Tennis Club Ltd., but remains a not for profit club run by a team of volunteers.

2 of our 5 courts have been built recently with the assistance of North Somerset Council, The LTA and Sport England. You need to be a member for general play at the club, but these new courts are Pay and Play for the people of Portishead - available to book online via this site without being a club member (see Booking). 

The club is here to promote tennis for all in Portishead and the surrounding area. We welcome new members all year round, and  non-members are welcome to some of our pay and play training courses. We are also keen to work with local community groups to promote tennis.

Throughout the year we offer:

  • Regular club social sessions 
  • Juniors and Adult training and fun improvers sessions
  • For experienced players, we have regular play and teams entered in both the Avon Winter and Summer Leagues 
  • A thriving junior section with teams competing in local leagues
  • A variety of tournaments and events throughout the year for full members.
  • Regular social events

We have qualified coaches, Mike Greedy, and Dom Boylan who run one to one and group coaching for both junior and adult players throughout the year. Group coaching is available to members and non-members and can be booked at clubspark.lta.org.uk/mtgtennis.

For any general enquiries, please contact us on portisheadtennis@gmail.com

2024-25 Memberships Now Online

Please use the clubspark membership pages to apply for new memberships or to renew memberships (after logging in using your LTA credentials of course). Please note that all payments must now be processed using the integrated GoCardless facility - please do not use bank transfers. Please also take a moment to make sure your contact details are correct including DOB for Junior and Young Adult members in particular. Thank you!

Book in 3 quick steps...

1. Check availability

View the online booking sheet to find your preferred booking slot.

2. Choose a session

Select your preferred available time and book. You can pay online with most major credit cards. Register online the first time you book.

3. Confirmation

We'll send you confirmation of your booking. You'll receive a pin number to access the venue. It's easy!

How to find us

Portishead Lawn Tennis Club
Portishead Tennis Club
Esplanade Road
BS20 7HD

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