We are an extremely friendly and sociable tennis club with over 200 adult and junior playing members. The club is situated in the tranquil setting of a recreational groundin the centre of the picturesque village of Great Bowden adjacent to Market Harborough. . We have 4 all-weather tennis courts, 3 of which are floodlit.We have a clubhouse offering basic facilities, including a kitchen area changing rooms, although we have recently received planning permission to erect a large modern clubhouse. Members are welcome to play when courts are available to participate in social events or they are welcome to our club sessions on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons.During the summer months, most club sessions on Thursdays include a BBQ. Every year the club holds an annual club championships culminating in a Finals Day in September. Throughout the summer we run club sessions for juniors as we aim to cater for tennis players of all standards. We have many teams in both summer and winter leagues for those who want competitive play and coaching for anyone wanting to take up the sport or improve their current standard. Please use this website as a resource to answer your questions, and do not hesitate to contact any of the individuals listed for further information. If you are interested in joining us, we would be delighted to hear from you!
We are pleased to be involved with Bright ideas for tennis. For more information go to www.brightideasfortennis.org.
Coaching for those with learning difficulties continues on Wednesdays between 12.30 and 2.30. We are always looking for more volunteers, so if you, or someone you know , is willing to help, please contact Lesley Paris. Tennis skill is not needed just a willingness to interact with our visitors.
We are delighted to welcome Phil Harris as our new Head Coach. All junior and adult coaching will continue as previously. More details on the coaching page
This newsletter provides information for the rest of the season. Please read it carefully.
Thursday Club evenings mix in sessions. Over the winter these are weather dependent but will resume in the Spring and have refreshments from May.
Tuesday adult drop in session for new members, anyone thinking of returning to tennis, or less confident players.
These are due from 1st March. You will receive details from the Treasurer soon. Pay during March to take advantage of the discount. Details of costs are in the membership section.
Vision for the club
We aim to be a thriving and progressive tennis club high quality, well-managed tennis and social facilities for both members and the wider community in a welcoming, positive, safe and inclusive environment.
To promote and encourage the playing of tennis amongst people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, providing opportunities for them to develop their playing abilities and to progress in tennis in a positive, safe environment.