Our Parks Tennis online booking system is now up and running. However, if you experience any problems when trying to book a court, please refer to our troubleshooting guide.
Online bookings for tennis courts are now open. Before you use the courts, please make sure you read the LTA guidelines on how to play safely during coronavirus.
Please note that touch tennis courts will not open this summer as government and LTA guidance on social distancing guidance cannot be followed safely on those courts.
For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 01372 474 474.
Register and play today for free
Click on the above 'Register, book and play' icon to get your free Parks Tennis Pass. Your pass can be used by your whole household (up to 5 people) to access any of the Elmbridge Parks Tennis Courts all year round, for a maximum of 2 hours per day, at no cost.
Please note tennis courts can only be accessed using the online Parks Tennis booking system. Once you have booked your court, you will receive a code to key in at the gate to gain access to the court. There are no extra fees involved.
To check the various tennis courses on offer for all ages and abilities, please visit our coaching page.
There are 3 active coaching providers across some of the Parks tennis sites:
Lena Feltham founder of Tatarkova Tennis, runs a mixture of adult and junior sessions throughout the week, private and groups at Long Ditton Recreation Ground. She has 14 years of experience on the professional WTA tour and has been a Wimbledon finalist.
Duncan Willitts runs taketennis lessons, which provides a structured coaching system to encourage juniors and adults to learn to play tennis and develop their skills. He operates out of Elmgrove Recreation Ground in Walton.
Duncan runs some extremely successful children’s beginners classes, Tennis for Kids at Elmgrove and is running summer courses for children aged 4-11. Tennis for Kids is a starter course where each child gets 6 high quality lessons, a racket, ball set and t-shirt.
James Starr (Oxshott Tennis Club Head Tennis Pro), an LTA accredited tennis coaching provider, has partnered with Elmbridge Borough Council to deliver an exciting community tennis programme for people of all ages and abilities at Cobham Recreation Ground. James and his team are the only coaches permitted to deliver professional coaching services from Cobham Recreation Ground.
For further information, please contact the coaches directly or visit the Parkstennis coaching page.
Council tennis courts locations
You can play tennis for free 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
touchtennis courts closed
Please note that due to COVID-19, touchtennis courts will not be available this summer as it is not possible to follow LTA guidance about playing safely and observing social distancing on those courts.
Please contact the Sports Development Team for further information about touchtennis.
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.