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LTA SERVES Programme

The SERVES Programme is the LTA’s leading sport for development programme, which takes tennis into the heart of local communities to people who may have never picked up a racket or thought tennis was for them.

LTA SERVES Venues are located across England, Scotland and Wales and tennis is delivered in a variety of venues including; Community Centres, Youth Clubs, Mosques, Gurdwaras, Mandirs, Church Halls, Housing Associations and others.

We encourage and engage young people aged 8 – 18 years to get active and involved in tennis – having fun with friends, keeping mentally and physically fit all while learning new skills and increasing their self-confidence. In turn this supports and empowers young people to develop both as an individual and in tennis learning life skills beyond the tennis court.

LTA SERVES Tennis Activators are from the communities that they deliver tennis in and are from a diversity of backgrounds. Volunteers, Leaders, Youth Workers and others (16+) are provided with training and skills required to become a Tennis Activator, enabling them to lead and facilitate tennis sessions confidently to the young people that attend.

Tennis is a sport that everyone can get involved in; we aim to encourage as many communities to participate in playing tennis. We offer opportunities for SERVES Venues to meet and play tennis together and access tennis provision outside of their own community venue.

How to get involved – Contact us!

Check out our further information below on the SERVES programme to see what we offer and who the programme is aimed at.

If you’re interested in finding out more and/or getting involved, please complete our SERVES Contact Us form here and a member of our team will then be in touch to discuss this further with you.

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Success stories

Take a look at our recent SERVES success stories from Bradford

Success stories

Take a look at our recent SERVES success stories from Hackney