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Full Adult Membership only
£180 per year (1/05/22 - 30/04/23).
No joining fee. No hidden costs. Includes free use of ball machines, tennis balls and floodlights.
Elstree Lawn Tennis Club is a very friendly, social club with a relaxed atmosphere. We welcome players of all age groups and abilities.

WELCOME!

About us

We are probably the friendliest and best value club in the area. Elstree offers a full programme of events, both social and tennis related, and new members of all ages are always welcome. We currently run two teams in the Watford & District League, play in the Kenton Winter League and also compete in the Hertfordshire Hot Rackets (summer) League.  There are Men's, Women's and Mixed doubles matches.

Whether you are a junior, student or adult wanting to learn how to play tennis, a 'rusty' player or even an experienced player looking for a new club, this site provides details about our facilities and how to join.


 

STOP PRESS LATEST NEWS!

Tournament for Ukraine

On Thursday 24th March a fun 'Rusty Rackets' tournament was held to raise money for victims of the war in Ukraine. The evening was greatly enjoyed and donations reached a whopping £300! Well done to all participants and especially the winners - James Bowden and Sue Radford (pictured below left with close Runners Up Clare Bowden and Joe Aiello). You all did us proud. Thanks Jenny (club coach) for organising such a fabulous event.

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Court resurfacing

We are hopeful that the long-awaited Tiger Turf resurfacing will begin in May/June. Our current Astro courts are liable to be slippery because of drainage, moss and algae problems. Please take extra care when deciding to play on the top courts. You play at your own risk.

Please note that balls should be returned to the clubhouse after play and emptied into the white basket in the hallway. These can then be used again by other members.

PLEASE DO NOT USE V BALLS FROM BALL MACHINE BASKETS FOR SOCIAL PLAY.

 

In order to be most successful in securing a court at any time, please arrange your private games throughout the day where possible. Members cannot book courts but you can view court bookings so you can estimate how busy the club is at any given time.  The booking function is only available to coaches and administrators. All other bookings will not be valid.


Jubilee Party

We  have been lucky enough to be awarded £500 towards a celebration of the Queen's Jubilee. We will hold our event after Social Tennis on Thursday 2nd June. This is a Bank Holiday so please register your interest in attending once the official notice / invite is sent out so we can ensure that we cater for the correct numbers. We plan for a fun competiotion and a street party on the club terrace complete with bunting, lashigs of Ginger Beer (Pimms) and lots of lovely food. This event is of course free.

​​CAN ALL MEMBERS PLEASE CLEAR YOUR RUBBISH FROM THE COURTS WHEN YOU HAVE FINISHED PLAYING. PLEASE ALSO ENSURE THAT ALL THE GATES ARE LOCKED - ESPECIALLY THE MAIN GATE.

SECURITY IS EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY. DON'T FORGET TO WASH UP ANYTHING YOU USE IN THE CLUBHOUSE TOO.

The AGM was held on Sunday 27th March 2022. Minutes should be available shortly. In the meantime, please note that we are looking for a new Secretary to join our brilliant Committee - no experience required. 

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Membership

Our Tennis year runs from May 1st. Rates will be charged on a pro rata basis for people joining later in the year.

All members are expected to read and abide by the club rules.

Guests are permitted but a visitors fee must be paid in advance (£7 adults / £4 juniors / under 5's free) and the visitors name and sponsor must be registered with Juliette prior to arrival at the club. Failure to follow this guidance may result in you being asked to leave. Please read the rules via the button below. Please note that any individual guest can only play on three occasions in a year regardless of whether they are guests of different members.

 

 

Our Membership rates are:

  • Full Adult membership £180

  • Junior Membership £48

  • Student Membership £72- Must be able to show that you are in full-time education and are aged between 16-24

  • Social Member - £18 Non playing member

How to find us

We are situated in the village of Elstree, Hertfordshire at the junction of Watford Road and Aldenham Road. For Sat Nav, please use postcode WD6 3DL. We have on site parking.

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