Tennis in Sheffield
There aren’t many places better than Sheffield if you fancy a game of tennis. Sheffield is home to many sporting greats, including British tennis star Jonny Marray, who wrote his name in the history books after winning the Wimbledon men’s doubles title in 2012. For players of all ages and abilities, the city has everything you could need to get involved with tennis.
If you want to play tennis in Sheffield, we haves all the information you need about clubs and tennis hotspots in the area.
Play tennis in Sheffield
Whatever your age or ability, in Sheffield you’re never short of an opportunity to pick up a racket and play tennis. The city is home to 32 tennis venues with 138 tennis courts across its many clubs, parks and community centres, where players can practice their skills. Sheffield’s park courts in particularly have reached record levels of popularity with many of these courts readily available to book through our online booking system below, either as pay to play or even free to book courts.
Want to take on other players in local competitions? Sheffield’s Local Tennis Leagues might be just the thing for you and will give you a chance to meet and compete with players in the local area.
Sheffield also has a number of disability tennis programmes, which are available through the LTA Open Court programme, at clubs such as Brentwood LTC. In 2019 alone, Sheffield’s wide range of disability sessions saw nearly 1,300 monthly attendances.
Here are just a few of Sheffield’s fantastic tennis venues, courts and clubs:
- Brentwood LTC
- Ecclesall LTC
- Graves Health and Sports Centre
- Hallamshire Tennis & Squash Club Limited
- Hillsborough Park
- Rustlings LTC
- St Andrews 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 Sheffield area running lessons at a tennis court near you, with many of them holding a Level 4 qualification.
Kids tennis in Sheffield
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 all over Sheffield, including excellent courses at Fulwood Tennis Club, Graves Health and Sports Centre and Hallam Grange.
Adults' tennis in London
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. In Sheffield, Hallamshire Tennis and Squash Club and Grove LTC offer a range of brilliant Cardio Tennis sessions that you can get involved with.
Sheffield hosts a number of tennis tournaments and competitions throughout the year so that players of all ages and abilities can go head-to-head and compete out on court. For example, the Sheffield & District Senior tournament in June each year is the largest event based at the Hallamshire club, but also taking part at other clubs in the city.
If playing in tennis competitions is more your style, then Sheffield is the right place for you. With a huge variety of competitions taking place across Sheffield 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 Sheffield, 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. Sheffield runs a SERVES session at the Stocksbridge Leisure Centre and is looking to progress throughout more sites across the city.
If you live in Sheffield and would like to know more about playing tennis locally, get exclusive access to tickets or want to keep up to date with everything in the world of tennis, become an LTA Advantage member today.