Plaxtol And Shipbourne Tennis Club


Club News


Plaxtol and Shipbourne tennis club: news update Monday 29th March 2021

The courts are open for use from 29/3/21 and members are asked to ensure that they are
familiar with government covid-19 rules on social distancing and numbers in any group. The
online booking system is running.

We have therefore decided to suspend all club tennis sessions until further notice. This
includes Tuesdays, Sundays and Thursday evenings.

We would also like to ask every club member, both young and old, to reflect on the possible
consequence of not doing everything we possibly can to help minimise the potential harm
of this epidemic. While the risks of spreading the virus through playing are probably not very
high, the possibility of becoming infected by touching padlocks or contents of the pavilion is
not zero.

The tennis club committee are following government advice that we should all avoid
unnecessary social contact, especially the over-70s, to minimize transmission of the virus in
the community.


This is cancelled for the 2021/22 year.

Club Sessions

These remain suspended as at 29/3/21 but we are using a whatsapp group to enable some play in limited numbers. Please email the club for details of this arrangement.

Junior coaching

Coaching is free to all junior club members. Junior coaching starts on Wednesday 5th May from 5.15 pm, for 12 weeks: juniors aged seven and under from 5.15 to 5.45, eight to twelve 5.45 to 6.30 and thirteen and over 6.30 to 7.15.

The coach will again be Carolyn Brown. She can be contacted on her mobile at 07795 075695, if you have any questions.


Subscriptions for the year 2021-2022 are due from 1st April 2021. The club year runs from 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022. Please send your payments to the Treasurer, Leslie Myers, 4 Willow Lea, Tonbridge, Kent  TN10 3RF - all cheques to be made payable to "Plaxtol and Shipbourne Tennis Club". Unfortunately we are unable to accept bank transfers. New members please complete the application form.

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