From beginners to improvers and competitive players, Southsea Tennis Club offers something for everyone. The only tennis club in Southsea, it is superbly located at Castle Courts on Southsea Common, close to the seafront and opposite the D-Day Museum.
There are a range of memberships to suit different needs, with reduced prices available to certain groups. Of course, non-members are very welcome to use the courts too, on an hourly Pay and Play basis. Courts can be booked online.
Play on one of eight macadam hard courts, five of which are floodlit for night play. In summer, members have access to the Canoe Lake grass courts at reduced rates.
There is an on-site cafe open to members and non-members alike.
The membership year runs from 1st April to 31st March.
Members enjoy the following benefits:
A full social and tennis programme for the year.
Free use of the Castle hard courts at Clarence Esplanade throughout the year
Free members’ social mix-in sessions on: Monday: 2pm to 4pm, Tuesday 1030am to 12pm (Ladies session), Thursday: 2pm to 4pm and/or 6pm to 8pm, Saturday: 12pm to 2 pm, Sunday: 10:30am to 12:30pm
Regular club communications
Use of floodlit courts in the winter (September to March) for a small charge
Entry into annual draw for the chance to buy a pair of Wimbledon tickets (you must also be a British Tennis member).
Opportunities to play for the club teams
Members’ discount and special offers in The Pavilion Café
2019/20 Membership fees:
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children, same household): £180
1 Parent and 1 child: £130
Senior Citizen (65+): £110
Student (18+ in full-time education): £30
Juniors (Under 18): £30
Mini Tennis (4 – 10): No charge
Membership offers great value for money if you like to play regularly. If you played even once a week, membership could save you around £150 a year on the Pay and Play price.
Thinking about joining?
Why not pop along to a free club session to see if you’d like to join? No need to book, just turn up. You’ll find a lot of useful information on the website: southseatennis.co.uk
Members’ mix-in play
Once you’re a member, you can join in with the regular ‘mix-in’ club sessions. Balls are provided and there’s no charge, unless floodlights are used.
Saturdays, 12pm to 1pm at Castle Courts all year, weather permitting
Sundays 11am to 1 pm at Canoe Lake grass courts, summer only
Mondays, 2pm to 4pm at Castle Courts
Thursdays 2pm to 4pm and 6.00pm to 8.00pm at Castle Courts (all year, weather permitting)
The club has men's, ladies' and mixed teams in the Portsmouth District summer and winter leagues. Team training takes place on Sunday from 10am until 12pm and on Wednesday from 6pm until 8pm.
As a Pay and Play facility, non-members are welcome to play at Castle Courts and Canoe Lake. Book online or just turn up, register and pay at The Pavilion first. For enquiries call 023 9282 4693.
Reduced prices apply to Leisure Card holders, OAPs and students.
For enquiries call 02392 824693 or email email@example.com
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