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 from June 2016, there will be programmes running at Dawson Park Tennis Courts and Fairmuir Park Tennis courts for children and adults.

Tennis equipment is provided at all sessions.

 Contact Details

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

Tennis for Free

Providing the opportunity for all the family to participate in coach led free tennis activity. All equipment is provided

All Tennis for Free courses have stopped for the winter period. PLease check back here for information on 2017 courses in the New Year.

Sports Centre Programmes

Tots Tennis (3 – 5 years)

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Mini Red Tennis (5 – 8 years)

Tots is for children aged 3 to 5 years old and enables them to learn the basics and how to enjoy the game through a series of fun activities, based on the fundamental areas of balance, co-ordination, agility, movement and racket and ball skills.

Monday 1.15pm – 2.00pm Douglas Sports Centre £3.80 per session*
Wednesday 2.00pm – 2.45pm Douglas Sports Centre £3.80 per session*

*Sports centres classes included within Leisure Active membership

For further details or to reserve spaces on the Tots Tennis programmes, please contact Alex Knight using the Contact Details above.

Mini Red Tennis (5 – 8 years)

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Mini Red Tennis (5 – 8 years)

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.

Tuesday 6.00pm – 7.00pm St Paul’s Swim & Sport £3.80 per session*
Wednesday 4.00pm – 5.00pm Douglas Sports Centre £3.80 per session*
Wednesday 5.00pm – 6.00pm Douglas Sports Centre £3.80 per session*

*Sports centres classes included within Leisure Active membership

Mini Orange / Green Tennis (8 - 11 years)

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.

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.

Monday 4.00pm – 5.00pm Douglas Sports Centre
Tuesday 7.00pm – 8.00pm St Paul’s Swim & Sport

For further details or to reserve spaces on the Mini Tennis sports centre programmes, please contact Alex Knight using the Contact Details above.

Parks Tennis Programmes

Local Tennis Leagues

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Local Tennis Leagues

Celebrate Andy Murray being World Number 1 with a FREE place in your local tennis league!

To celebrate Andy Murray becoming World Number 1, there are a limited number of places to enter the next round of the Dundee Tennis League for free!

The league offers an easy way to play friendly, competitive singles matches and welcomes men and women of all standards.

Players are organised into groups of a similar level and arrange their own matches at a mutually convenient time between Thursday 17 November 2016 and Wednesday 25 January, 2017. Any court that suits both players can be used.

Anyone who has not played in the league this year, can join for FREE by completing the form here. Just put FREE OFFER DUNDEE 2016 in the section marked How You Heard and we will the rest. But hurry! Free places are limited so sign up now!

Mini Red Tennis (5 – 8 years)

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Mini Red Tennis (5 – 8 years)

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.

Saturday 11.00am – 12noon Fairmuir Park Tennis Courts £3.80 per session
Sunday 12noon – 1.00pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £3.80 per session

*Sports centres classes included within Leisure Active membership

Mini Orange Tennis (8 - 9 years)

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Mini Orange Tennis (8 - 9 years)

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.

Saturday 12noon – 1.00pm Fairmuir Park Tennis Courts £3.80 per session
Sunday 1.00pm – 2.00pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £3.80 per session

Mini Green Tennis (9 - 10 years)

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Mini Green Tennis (9 - 10 years)

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.

Saturday 12noon – 1.00pm Fairmuir Park Tennis Courts £3.80 per session
Sunday 1.00pm – 2.00pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £3.80 per session

Yellow Ball Junior Tennis (10+ years)

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Yellow Ball Junior Tennis (10+ years)

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

Sunday 2.00pm – 3.00pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £3.80 per session

Tennis Tuesdays (Ladies Only sessions for all ability levels)

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Tennis Tuesdays (Ladies Only sessions for all ability levels)

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.

Tuesday 6.30pm – 8.00pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £6.00 per session

Advantage 6 (Men Only sessions for all ability levels)

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Advantage 6 (Men Only sessions for all ability levels)

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.

Wednesday 7.30pm – 9.00pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £6.00 per session

Tennis Xpress (Adult Beginners)

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Tennis Xpress (Adult Beginners)

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.

Wednesday 6.00pm – 7.30pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £6.00 per session

Matchplay Sessions (All ability levels)

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Tennis Xpress (Adult Beginners)

Supervised match play sessions providing the opportunity for all abilities to test their skills against other local players.

Tuesday 8.00pm – 9.30pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £4.00 per session

Social Mixed Doubles Tournament

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Another new opportunity at the Parks is the 'Social Mixed Doubles Tournament'. There is no need to enter with a partner - simply book a place and turn up to the event where the coach will organise matches. Each player will play approx. 5 short matches with different partners (dependent on numbers) using a twist on traditional rules.

Sunday 6th November 1.00pm – 4.00pm Dawson Park Tennis Courts £6.00 per session

To book & pay for sessions, please go to https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/tennisindundee and select the relevant session.

For more information on any of the programmes, please contact Alex Knight using the contact details above.