Tennis

Tennis programmes for all abilities and ages. Pay & play , courses & memberships available.

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All course need to be booked and paid for in advance. Courses run as 10 week terms which can be booked at any time by emailing Sima Parker at southend.parks@fusion-lifestyle.com

Mini Tennis Red Course is for players at all levels, aged 5 - 8 years. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It's just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots. 

Mini Tennis Orange Course is for players at all levels aged 8 and 9. The courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts. This allows players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics.

Mini Tennis Green/Yellow Course is for players at all levels aged 10 and over. It is played on a full size tennis court. It's the next stage before moving on to full compression yellow balls, which helps players develop and improve all aspects of their game. The courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts. This allows players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics. 

Junior Green/Yellow Bootcamp Course is an invitational only 2 hour session based on fitness, technical, tactical and mental training plus matchplay aimed at junior players who can rally, serve and score with a yellow ball on a full court..

Adult Beginners Course is for people who have never played before or for a returning player. Coached group session for adults beginners with an introduction to match play. 

Adult Improvers Course is a coached group session for adults who can rally, serve and score. Working on developing consistency and power. 

Adult Advance Course is a fast paced competitive session with tactical drills based around matchplay, and consistency for experienced adult players. 

Adult Social Pay & Play is organised doubles matchplay for improver and intermediate players only. No formal coaching will take place but tips will be offered. This session is pay and play. Andy our Head Coach is creating an adult tennis social trophy for both ladies and men. Each game players win during an organised adult social tennis session will be added to their tally. The players with the most amount of games recorded by July 2017 will win a trophy.

Using the floodlights

Floodlight tokens are available from Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre,Belfairs Swim Centre, Chase Sports and Fitness Centre and Shoeburyness LeisureCentre. Tokens cost £2 for 30 minutes of credit.

  • Open the grey cabinet attached to the floodlight closest to the court that you are using
  • Check which number court you are playing on, place the token into the token meter marked with the same number
  • The lights will come on and will go off after 30 minutes or at 9pm, whichever occurs first
  • All tokens are for 30mins. If you only have 10 minutes of playing time left, it is up to you whether you use a token. Please plan in advance as refunds will not be made for unused token time
  • Please be aware that the floodlights will go off automatically at 9pm irrelevant of time left on a token