If you think a child, young person or adult is in immediate danger or risk of harm, please call 999 immediately.

Sunderland Parks tennis acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to ensuring safeguarding practice is in line with legislation, statutory guidance and the relevant statutory body’s safeguarding procedures and complies with best practice and LTA requirements.  

Parents and legal guardians are responsible for their children when using the Sunderland Park Tennis courts and should not be left unsupervised. 

All coaches are responsible for the safety of players of all ages attending any of their sessions, including Tennis for Free.             


If you have a safeguarding concern about a child, young person or vulnerable adult, full details of Safeguarding policies for Sunderland are available at the following websites and they will provide you with the relevant advice and guidance:

Together for Children
Safeguarding for Adults
Sunderland Safeguarding Children Partnership

You may also wish to contact:

LTA Safeguarding Team directly at 020 8487 7000 or complete their online reporting form or
NSPCC on 0808 800 5000 for advice about safeguarding concerns or NSPCC Keeping children safe.


LTA Staying Safe Online Guidance (PDF)
LTA Safeguarding Strategy 2021 to  2023 (PDF)
LTA Safeguarding at events, activities and competitions (PDF)