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Barclays Free Park Tennis



Free, social tennis sessions, every weekend, coming to a park court near you.

Each week you can sign up to a session at your local park court – no matter your age, background or ability – and play tennis for free.

No partner? No problem. Barclays Free Park Tennis gives you the chance to meet new people, enjoy free exercise with a full-body workout and practice your skills, all in just a one-hour session every weekend at 10:00.

Find and book a Barclays Free Park Tennis session

Booking on to Barclays Free Park Tennis is easy – simply search for a park tennis court near you and book your next session on our online booking tool.

More Barclays Free Park Tennis sessions coming soon to a park court near you…

New Barclays Free Park Tennis sessions are being added every day - if you can’t find a session at your local park, check back soon or search for other venues in your area.

Before you can book, you’ll need to create an LTA Advantage account for free.

If there isn't a session near you just yet, why not think about becoming a Barclays Free Park Tennis Activator. Activators get to run sessions and join in all the fun - you don't need any coaching experience to get involved. 

Become a Barclays Free Park Tennis Activator

What can you expect from a Barclays Free Park Tennis session?

  • Anyone can play – whatever your age or ability, Barclays Free Park Tennis is open to anyone looking to get started, improve their skills and enjoy free tennis
  • Play tennis for free – we’ll never charge you to play, just sign up for free each week and we’ll see you on court
  • Meet new people – Barclays Free Park Tennis is a group session, so you’ll get to meet and play tennis with a whole host of different people from your local area
  • We’ll provide rackets and equipment – it doesn’t matter if you haven’t played before, or if you don’t own a tennis racket – we’ve got you covered
  • Fun games and exercises – every session is packed with a variety of games to keep you active and progress your tennis skills
  • Free workout – each session will give you a free workout, get you outdoors and help you practice your game
  • Led by trained volunteers – sessions are run all year round by our group of trained volunteers, who are set and ready to give you the best tennis experience on court
  • Bring the family – if you’re looking for free things to do for the whole family, we’ve got you covered. Both adults and children can get involved and enjoy playing tennis together (children under eight should be accompanied by an adult).

If you decide you want to carry on playing, we’ll point you in the right direction – whether you want to get some more coaching, join another group session or start playing a bit more competitively, we’ve got something for you.

FAQs for Barclays Free Park Tennis participants

Our FAQs answer all the questions you might have before joining a Barclays Free Park Tennis session.

Read the FAQs

How to get started

Tennis is a great form of exercise and an amazing sport. Anyone can play; whatever their motivation or ability, from all communities and backgrounds.

Running Barclays Free Park Tennis sessions

Barclays Free Park Tennis gives more people the chance to meet new people, get active and play tennis at the park. Find out how you can help run sessions in your local area.

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