Tennis in Leeds
Whether you’re a first-time hitter looking to break into the sport, or a seasoned pro on the search for your latest opponent, you’re sure to find the best tennis activities and facilities in Leeds.
If you’re looking to play tennis in Leeds, we have all the information you need about clubs and tennis hotspots in the area.
Play tennis in Leeds
In Leeds you’re never short of opportunities to play tennis thanks to the many fantastic venues across the city. Leeds is home to over 200 tennis courts with its brilliant club and park venues, a vast number of which are readily available to book through our online booking service below, either as pay to play or even for free.
Leeds also gives you the chance to get involved in disability tennis. Venues such as the Cultiv8 Performance Academy run a variety of sessions from Junior and Adult Wheelchair Tennis to Visually Impaired tennis, all through the LTA Open Court programme.
Here are just a few of Leed’s fantastic tennis venues and clubs available:
- Armley Tennis Centre
- Cross Flatts Park
- East End Park
- Harehills Park
- John Charles Centre for Sport Tennis Centre
- Kirkstall Abbey Tennis Club
- Roundhay Park Tennis Courts
- St Chads Tennis Club
There are many ways to get into tennis and no matter your age or ability, we want to help you take the first, or next, step in improving your game. There are some fantastic LTA accredited coaches in the Leeds area running lessons at a tennis court near you, with many of them holding a Level 4 qualification.
Kids tennis in Leeds
High-energy sessions, packed with fun exercises and games to help learn new skills on and off the court. If you’re looking to get your kids playing tennis, our LTA Youth programme for ages 4-18, is just for you.
With six different stages, starting with Youth Start, the programme develops with the player, keeping it fresh and exciting the whole way through. You can find local LTA Youth programmes at a wide number of Leeds’s excellent venues, including Roundhay Tennis Club, Springhead Park and Chapel Allterton to name but a few.
Adults' tennis in Leeds
If you want to work on your skills or pick up a new sport, you might want to try our Tennis Xpress course for beginners as a great way learn and practice. Want to get a full workout on court? Why not try a Cardio Tennis session - a fun sociable group fitness class that is open to players of all ages and abilities.
Across Leeds there are some incredible adult coaching sessions that you can get involved with at a variety of different venues, such as Wetherby Tennis Club, Hosforth and Roundhay Park. All players are welcome so why not get on court today.
Less than an hour down the road from the Leeds city centre is Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club, home to the professional men’s and women’s grass court tournament, the Ilkley Trophy. This ATP Challenger and ITF Women’s event plays host to a number of the games' up-and-coming stars each year as they prepare for the Wimbledon.
If you’re interested in finding out more about the Ilkley Trophy and our other incredible tennis events, our events calendar has all the information you need.
If taking part in tennis tournaments and competitions is more your style, then Leeds is the right place for you. For those at the top of their game, David Lloyd Leeds has previously hosted the National Premier League Finals for some of the country’s top players. Otherwise the Leeds & District League offers a number or inter-club competitive singles and doubles competitions, as well as the large number or Grade 3-6 tournaments taking place throughout the year.
We have a huge variety of competitions taking place across Leeds for juniors, adults and seniors of all abilities. We also have a range of Local Tennis Leagues across the city for those looking for fun, friendly, competitive tennis around your lifestyle.
We’re proud to have many LTA registered venues and clubs throughout London, providing the community with a safe and friendly tennis environment that enables all ages to come along to playing tennis.
We’re continuing to lead the way in providing opportunities for underserved communities to get involved in tennis through our SERVES programme. SERVES is a leading sport for development programme that takes tennis to communities and people who might not otherwise have the chance to play. There are five SERVES sites across Leeds doing some amazing work within the community, such as The Hamara Centre and at Leeds Grand Mosque.
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