Tennis and pickleball coaching in your local Lewisham park

Whatever your age or ability, enjoy quality LTA based tennis and pickleball courses and coaching in 10 park venues across Lewisham.
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Whatever your age or ability, enjoy quality LTA based tennis and pickleball courses and coaching in 10 park venues across Lewisham.
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Community tennis and pickleball coaching for everyone

We're the offical coaching provider for Lewisham parks and run hundreds of courses all year round

Tennis for all

Our courses and coaching programmes are for both children (aged 4 and above) and adults of all skill levels. We also provide sessions for those with disabilities.

Enhance your well-being

Through our tennis programs, we strive to create a friendly and inclusive environment where individuals can not only improve their tennis skills but also enhance their overall well-being.

Enjoy tennis in your local park

Get outside in nature, connect with your community and enjoy everything your local park has to offer!

Get social

Find new social connections on the court and create bonds that extend beyond the game.

Play to win

Is your competitive spirit burning bright? Join our junior and adult teams and play for South East London Tennis in the local league.
Junior tennis lessons

Captivate your kids

Our LTA accredited coaches run courses for children aged 4–18, packed full of fun games and dynamic training. We want kids to bring all their energy to tennis; no 'quiet please' needed here.

We make sure every child has the best start to their tennis journey in a safe and inclusive environment. Sessions cater to all abilities, so no one gets left behind.
  • LTA accrediated coaches
  • Safe, fun environments
  • Lots of locations to choose from
  • All ages and abilities
Adult tennis coaching
Adult tennis lessons

All in for adults

Enjoy a fantastic mix of tennis courses and sessions in your local lewisham park.

Our tennis programme offers friendly, inclusive coaching for all levels of adult players. Build your tennis skills and fitness and connect with people from your community.
  • Social play
  • Doubles
  • Cardio tennis

Holiday tennis camps

Our holiday camps are a fantastic way for children to learn tennis. We create an encouraging and dynamic environment to ensure a fun-filled holiday activity for your children.
  • Half terms, Easter and Summer holidays
  • Pay per day or per week
  • Keep your kids active!
Pickleball Tournament
Adult pickleball lessons in London

Adult pickleball lessons for all skill levels

Fast becoming one of the most popular racket sports in the world, pickleball brings together some of the best elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis, into a fun and exciting game for people of all abilities.

It’s simple – pickleball is easy learn, fun to play and is a great way to exercise. The game is exciting, challenging and offers a good workout. In fact, one 30-minute game of pickleball can burn up to 300 calories.
  • Social play
  • Easy to learn
  • Burn 300 calories in 30-minutes

What our clients say about us

We're lucky to have to have such a great community around us that enjoy getting out on court
Google reviews from our Business listing
Enjoyed every opportunity of the experience that my son had, gained to develop his mobility, strength also understanding about the game, friendly and knowledgeable coach.

Apriani Srikandi

Excellent quality courts with new LED flood lights. Friendly coaches with opportunities to play year round.

Daniel Stevens

South East London Tennis courses offer friendly, accessible and fun coaching which really instil a love of the game. I'd recommend them for anyone - young or old - who wants to learn a new sport or improve their technique.

Jessica Bomford

Our partners

We're proud to partner with the organisations you can see below, who have all played their part in delivering a better tennis experience to everyone in Lewisham.
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Holiday camps booking FAQs

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Junior booking FAQs

Booking Terms & Conditions

At South East London Tennis we are committed to the safety and well-being of customers, players and spectators at all of our playing venues. If you have any comments or concerns about the venues where we operate, our coaches or any other aspect of our service, please let us know at

We deliver tennis coaching services at local authority tennis venues in order to encourage tennis participation.

Group Coaching Bookings

  1. Booking for coaching sessions should be made online in advance at

  2. Coaching sessions must be booked in the name of the player and are non-transferable to anyone else.

  3. Places on our coaching programmes are subject to availability and are sold on a first come first served basis. We do not have a priority booking system for players on group coaching courses.

  4. If a player misses a session we are unable to offer a refund, credit or make-up session unless there are exceptional circumstances e.g. an injury confirmed by a doctor’s note. Please note that classes missed due to illness as a result of Covid-19 or other pandemics or any isolation or quarantine measures as a result of these will not be refunded.

  5. Players booking and attending a coaching session are assumed to be fully fit. If this is not the case, the player or their guardian must inform the coach at the outset of the lesson in advance of any medical condition or disability which may be relevant to the coaching session. This should also be recorded in advance on the player’s ClubSpark profile. We must also be notified of any change or deterioration of any such medical condition or disability. We will keep this information confidential and handle such issues with discretion. We will always try to include any such individuals within out coaching programme wherever possible. If players attend with any Covid symptoms, we reserve the right to refuse entry to the class.

  6. Junior players must have on their ClubSpark profile an emergency contact number which is relevant to the time of the lesson, so that a parent or guardian may be contacted in the event of an emergency.

  7. Players bringing any medical equipment to their lesson must indicate to the coach at the outset of the lesson the location of the medical equipment so it can be located quickly and easily in the event of an emergency.

  8. South East London Tennis reserves the right to refuse entry onto a coaching course, or advise a more appropriate session if any participant is found not to be of the appropriate age/ability for the group.

  9. If a player books onto a standalone session (such as adult cardio tennis, that session will go ahead as long as 4 players are booked onto the session. If there 3 players or less booked on, the coach taking the session will notify the players prior to the lesson that it will be cancelled and a full refund will be sent.

  10. While every effort will be made to provide the coach advertised for a specific session, we reserve the right to change that coach and offer a suitable alternative coach for the session.

  11. On booking a group coaching course, players will receive a booking confirmation listing the classes which have been booked. We reserve the right to amend these classes but will refund any individual classes that are cancelled.

Cancellation Policy

  1. Any cancellations of a group coaching course (ie 6 week Tennis Xpress course) must be made in writing by e-mail to and be received within a minimum of 7 days of the commencement of the course. Verbal cancellations will not be accepted.

  2. Cancellation of any group coaching course made within the time period of 7 days notice prior to the commencement of the course will be refunded in full, less a £10 administration fee. No refunds or credits are available if the request is made with less than seven days notice of the commencement of the course other than in exceptional circumstances. We are unable to accept replacements in lieu of your booking.

  3. Any cancellations of individual stand alone sessions (ie cardio tennis) must be made in writing by e-mail to and received within a minimum of 2 days (48 hours) of the commencement of the individual session. Verbal cancellations will not be accepted. A refund minus a £2 administration fee for each session will only be given if the request is received prior to the 48 hour window.

  4. If you or your child is absent from a session for a reason other than South East London Tennis having cancelled the session, you are choosing to forfeit the time. Only in exceptional circumstances, e.g. on presentation of a doctor’s note will a credit be issued. Please note the policy with relation to Covid in relation to missed sessions set out in paragraph 4 above.

  5. In the event that you wish to cancel and switch onto another course on the programme, subject to availability, South East London Tennis may allow you to transfer your booking to another programme. An administration fee of £10 will apply.

  6. South East London Tennis reserves the right to cancel a course or a session if it is undersubscribed or due to the unavailability of a coach. If a coaching session or programme you have booked on is cancelled because it is undersubscribed or a coach becomes unavailable and no alternative can be found, we will suggest alternative arrangements and/or offer you a full refund.

Holiday Camps

  1. All bookings are made again via ClubSpark. Payment is regarded as acceptance of these terms and conditions.

  2. There will be no refund for cancellations made within 14 days of the start date of the relevant camp. 50% of the camp fee will be refunded for cancellations made outside this period.

  3. In exceptional circumstances, South East London Tennis may have to cancel a camp. In this event we will try to give those booked onto the camp at least 14 days notice and will offer an alternative course if one is available, or a full refund if preferred.


  1. To attend the Social Play sessions players must be able to understand the rules and scoring system. Players should have played a minimum of 3 times or have completed our 3 week Introductory course.

Private Lessons

1. Private lessons are arranged direct with the coach who may have different cancellation policies. Please confirm the terms of your booking with the coach. Private lessons are only available up to a maximum of 2 players.