Tennis in Swansea
Swansea has a proud sporting heritage and is also a real hotspot for tennis in Wales and the UK. Whether you want to go and play on a court by the sea, surrounded by incredible views, or develop your skills at one of its award-winning tennis centres, Swansea gives players every opportunity to get involved in the sport.
If you want to play tennis in Swansea, we have all the information you need about clubs and tennis hotspots in the area.
Play tennis in Swansea
Swansea’s vibrant tennis scene boasts over 18 public tennis venues, with 45 total courts including indoor, floodlit and all-weather facilities, so you can play all year around. A number of these are readily available to book through our online booking system below, either as pay to play or even free to book courts.
Swansea Tennis Centre also runs specific disability specific sessions through the LTA Open Court programme, which includes Visually Impaired, Learning Difficulties and Wheelchair Tennis.
Here are just a few of Swansea’s fantastic tennis courts:
- Coed Bach Park
- Coed Gwilym Park
- Langland Bay tennis courts
- Cwmdonkin Park
- De La Beche Park
- Victoria Park
- South End Gardens
- Swansea LTC
- Swansea Tennis Centre
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 London area running lessons at a tennis court near you, with many of them holding a Level 4 qualification.
Kids tennis in Swansea
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 throughout Swansea, including the award-winning Ace Tennis Academy at Swansea LTC. This fantastic programme runs weekly sessions throughout the year and including LTA Youth and Youth Start courses.
Adults' tennis in Swansea
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. The Swansea Tennis Centre is renowned for its coaching programme, which attracts over 500 players, and runs a number of adult coaching sessions for all ages and abilities, including Cardio Tennis.
Swansea is home to the Swansea Tennis Junior Championships, which would have been celebrating its 76th year in 2020. Affectionately known as the ‘Langland Bay’ the event is currently hosted by Swansea Tennis Centre across their indoor and outdoor courts. The Grade 3 Regional Level Competition takes place in the Summer Holidays and is well supported by the local community, attracting players from across both Wales and England.
If playing in tennis competitions is more your style, then London is the right place for you. With a huge variety of competitions taking place across the Swansea for juniors, adults and seniors of all abilities, or check out the Tennis Wales’ competitions page. 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 Swansea, 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.
If you live in Swansea 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.