Elmbridge Parks tennis booking system
Tennis courts can be accessed using the online Parks tennis booking system.
Step 1: Choose your preferred payment option below
Pay as you Play – just pay the casual rate of £5 per court per hour or £2.50 for half an hour, every time that you want to play. You can book courts up to 3 days in advance.
Pay as you Play concession – for residents that hold a valid concession more card, pay the discounted hourly rate of £2.50 per court per hour or £0.50 for half an hour, every time that you want to play. You can book courts up to 7 days in advance.
Annual Tennis Pass – for £36.00 a year (£18.00 per year for concession more cardholders), which allows up to 5 people in one household to play up to 2 hours per day, every day, at any park court in the Borough. Courts can be booked up to 7 days in advance.
Free Tennis Pass - This pass allows you and up to 4 additional members of your household to play on Elmbridge parks tennis courts free of charge for up to 1 hour a day during specified times, either a 1 x 30 mins booking or 1 x 60 mins booking. Courts can be booked up to 7 days in advance. Typically the free courts will be provided at all sites as follows although there may be variations (please see booking system for availability):
School Holidays Monday - Friday 10am - 12 noon
School Term Time Monday - Friday 3.30pm - 5.30pm
Step 2: Register, book and pay
- Click on the link at the top of the page to 'Register, book and pay'.
Free summer tennis programme
| Free Sessions available || When || Where || Booking requirements |
|Weekday free court access all year round || |
Monday to Friday 10am to 12pm, every week over the summer school holidays (24 July to 1 September)
from 3.30pm to 5.30pm, every week during the school term (starting Monday 4 September 2017)
All tennis courts at 12 park sites across Elmbridge*
*Please note that our coaching partners will sometimes be active during these times but there will always be courts available for free play.
|Register an account for free on the online booking system (for up to 5 family members). Select the free Tennis Pass Option. Book up to 1 hour maximum per day, up to 7 days in advance. No charges will apply. |
|Great British Tennis Weekend - Free access to tennis courts ||Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 July from 7am to 9pm ||All tennis courts at 12 park sites across Elmbridge || No need to book. Just turn up. Gates will be open. |
| Great British Tennis Weekend - Free family /community tennis with ‘Mind Zone’ LTA coaches ||Sunday 23 July |
from 12pm – 12:40pm Mini Minds Tennis (3 – 6 year olds)
from 12:50pm – 2pm Family Tennis and Free Play
|Churchfields recreation ground, Weybridge || No booking required but if you wish, please visit Mind Zone’s event on the Great British Tennis Weekend website to register your interest |
|Free family / community tennis session with ‘Take Tennis Lessons’ LTA coaches || |
10am – 12pm
10am – 12pm
Elm Grove Recreation Ground, Walton-on-Thames
Coronation Recreation Ground, Hersham
| No need to book . For more information please visit Take Tennis Lessons website. |
|Free family drop-in sessions during school holidays || |
25 July - Churchfields Rec - Weybridge
26 July - Elm Grove Rec,Walton-on- Thames
1 August - Cricket Way, Weybridge
2 August - Molesey Hurst Rec
8 August - Coronation Rec, Hersham
9 August - Oatlands Rec, Weybridge
15 August - Giggs Hill, Thames Ditton
16 August - Grovelands Rec, Molesey
22 August - Long Ditton Rec.
23 August - West End Rec
29 August - Cobham Rec
30 August - Esher Civic Centre
No booking required. Just turn up!
Rackets and balls provided. Free tennis ball per participating family.
Sessions run from 10am to 11.30am
|Free Shout! Holiday Activities drop-in play sessions including tennis || |
Thursday 27 July and 24 August
Thursday 17 August and 31 August
Cobham recreation ground
Molesey Hurst recreation ground
No booking required. Children under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Children over 8 can attend on their own but need to fill in a registration from that can be found on the Shout! web page.
Sessions run from 10.30am to 1pm
Council tennis courts locations
You can play tennis at any of the Council owned sites listed below. We do take bookings from private coaches, however we always make sure that at least one court is left open for public use. Esher
Cobham Hersham Long Ditton Molesey Thames Ditton Weybridge Walton
Civic Centre, Off Esher High Street, KT10 9SD
West End Recreation Ground, Esher
Free access to touchtennis courts, which are open in the summer months, is available in Churchfields Recreation Ground in Weybridge. touchtennis is a shortened version of tennis which follows the same basic rules but is played on a smaller court. It is suitable for all ages and abilities and offers a fun introduction to tennis.
Please contact the Sports Development Team for further information about touchtennis.
As part of the Shout! holiday programme, we now also offer tennis camps for children aged 3-8. These weekly courses are competitively priced and offer a fun introduction to the game. Dependent on age, the classes last from 45 minutes to 1 hour. For the latest information about our tennis holiday camps, please visit the Shout! page. Courses are run in the Easter and summer holidays.
Elmbridge local tennis league
Do you enjoy playing friendly matches? If so, the Elmbridge Tennis League is for you. A mixed (men and women) singles league, it is open to adults (18 years +) of all standards. Everyone is welcome.
For more information visit the Elmbridge Tennis League website.
Parks tennis coaching
The Council has partnered with three local LTA accredited tennis coaching providers to deliver community tennis programmes for people of all ages and abilities across the Borough. For information, please see the Parks tennis coaching page.