Tennis Programmes

Leisure & Sport now deliver tennis activities for juniors and adults. This is a fantastic activity and opportunity for people to come along and play tennis while learning new skills in a fun based environment. The classes cater for all ability levels and are delivered by fully qualified, experienced and friendly coaches.

There are coaching sessions at sports centres for primary aged children and programmes running at Dawson Park Tennis Courts and Fairmuir Park Tennis courts for children and adults.

Tennis equipment is provided at all sessions.

Tennis for Free Dundee

Tennis for Free

Tennis for Free is a charity working with Leisure & Culture Dundee and Tennis Scotland to provide free weekly fun tennis sessions for the whole community. The sessions will be led by Dundee Head Community Tennis Coach, David Anderson, an LTA Level 2 qualified coach. All equipment is provided and information will be available on other tennis coaching offered at Parks courts throughout the summer

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Parks Tennis Programme

Venue
Activity
Day
Time
Cost
Dawson Park
Tuesday
4.30pm – 5.30pm
Free
Tennis for Kids (5 – 8 years)

Participants will be offered a free six-week with a free racket given away to children who complete the course, which starts on 25 April 2017. The course is designed for children taking up tennis, exercises will focus on core skills such as agility, balance and co-ordination. Beyond the practical side of the sport, the sessions will be teaching children how to work with a partner, become a valuable member of a team and, through the LTA’s partnership with Highland Spring, establish healthy hydration habits – all in a fun and relaxed environment

Fairmuir Park
Thursday
4.00pm – 5.00pm
Free
Tennis for Kids (5 – 8 years)

Participants will be offered a free six-week with a free racket given away to children who complete the course, which starts on 25 April 2017. The course is designed for children taking up tennis, exercises will focus on core skills such as agility, balance and co-ordination. Beyond the practical side of the sport, the sessions will be teaching children how to work with a partner, become a valuable member of a team and, through the LTA’s partnership with Highland Spring, establish healthy hydration habits – all in a fun and relaxed environment

Dawson Park
Tuesday
4.30pm – 5.30pm
£4.50
Mini Red Tennis

Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots

Fairmuir Park
Thursday
4.00pm – 5.00pm
£4.50
Mini Red Tennis

Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots

Dawson Park
Sunday
9.00am – 10.00am
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Mini Red Tennis

Mini Tennis Red is for players aged 8 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots

Dawson Park
Tuesday
5.30pm – 6.30pm
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Mini Orange Tennis

Mini Tennis Orange is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Red and is for players aged 8 and 9. It is played with shorter rackets, softer balls and courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts allowing players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics. It is the next stage before playing on a full sized court and helps players develop different shots and tactics.

Fairmuir Park
Thursday
4.00pm – 5.00pm
£4.50
Mini Orange Tennis

Mini Tennis Orange is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Red and is for players aged 8 and 9. It is played with shorter rackets, softer balls and courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts allowing players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics. It is the next stage before playing on a full sized court and helps players develop different shots and tactics.

Dawson Park
Sunday
10.00am – 11.00am
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Mini Orange Tennis

Mini Tennis Orange is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Red and is for players aged 8 and 9. It is played with shorter rackets, softer balls and courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts allowing players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics. It is the next stage before playing on a full sized court and helps players develop different shots and tactics.

Dawson Park
Tuesday
5.30pm – 6.30pm
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Mini Green Tennis

Mini Tennis Green is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Orange. It is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls. It’s the next stage before moving on to full compression yellow balls on a full sized court and helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game.

Fairmuir Park
Thursday
5.00pm – 6.00pm
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Mini Green Tennis

Mini Tennis Green is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Orange. It is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls. It’s the next stage before moving on to full compression yellow balls on a full sized court and helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game.

Dawson Park
Sunday
10.00am – 11.00am
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Mini Green Tennis

Mini Tennis Green is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Orange. It is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls. It’s the next stage before moving on to full compression yellow balls on a full sized court and helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game.

Fairmuir Park
Thursday
5.00pm – 6.00pm
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Yellow Ball Junior Tennis (10+ years)

Junior Coaching sessions for children aged 10+ using full compression balls.

Dawson Park
Sunday
11.00am – 12.00pm
£38.00 for 10 week block or £4.50 per week
Yellow Ball Junior Tennis (10+ years)

Junior Coaching sessions for children aged 10+ using full compression balls.

Dawson Park
Tuesday
6.30pm – 8.00pm
£6.00
Tennis Tuesdays

Take your game forward with Tennis Tuesdays, in partnership with Nike. Each week's session focuses on a different area of the game and you will improve your ability with a mixture of skills training from professional coaches and match play with other women at your level. We provide the courts, rackets and coaches - you get the fun and can be competitive as you want, without feeling under pressure.

Fairmuir Park
Thursday
7.30pm – 9.00pm
£6.00
Advantage 6 (Men Only sessions for all ability level)

Do you play or did you used to play fairly regularly during the summer? You can not only get the ball over the net and are comfortable with forehands and backhands but can also control the direction of the ball? You know where to stand and how to score? Join us at Advantage 6.

Dawson Park
Monday
6.00pm – 7.30pm
£36.00 for 6 week block
Tennis Xpress

Tennis Xpress is a beginner adult introductory coaching course for players who want to learn the basics of the sport. Designed as a nine-hour course over six weeks, Tennis Xpress is centred on the use of modified equipment such as slower bouncing green and orange balls to ensure that players quickly learn the game of tennis; being able to serve, rally and score by the end of the course.

Dawson Park
Thursday
6.00pm – 7.30pm
£36.00 for 6 week block
Tennis Xpress

Tennis Xpress is a beginner adult introductory coaching course for players who want to learn the basics of the sport. Designed as a nine-hour course over six weeks, Tennis Xpress is centred on the use of modified equipment such as slower bouncing green and orange balls to ensure that players quickly learn the game of tennis; being able to serve, rally and score by the end of the course.

Dawson Park
Monday
7.30pm – 9.00pm
£36.00 for 6 week block
Improvers Tennis

For players who have progressed from Tennis Xpress or who are not ready for competitive tennis.

Dawson Park
Tuesday
8.00pm – 9.30pm
£4.00
Improvers Tennis

Come along to play matches against players of a similar standard. Sessions are supervised by LTA coach.

Dawson Park
Sunday
3.00pm – 5.00pm
£5.00
Improvers Tennis

Come along to play matches against players of a similar standard. Sessions are supervised by LTA coach.

Events

 
Benenden Tennis Festivals

Benenden Tennis Festivals:

Girl, Set, Match
Saturday 25 March 2017
Fairmuir tennis Courts
12pm - 2pm
FREE!! Just turn up!!

The day will include Tennis Tuesday taster session, Mother & Daughter competition, Cardio Tennis taster session.

Local Tennis Leagues

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Local Tennis Leagues

New players always welcome in the Dundee Tennis league!!
Friendly singles matches for adults of all levels.
Play where and when it suits you.
PRIZES!!

Join for only £15 at ...
www.localtennisleagues.com/dundee

Entries close: Monday 17 April 2017

 

 Contact Details

Alex Knight
Sports Development Officer
 Email: alex.knight@leisureandculturedundee.com
 Tel: 01382 436960