Keeping Adults active in South East London

Our comprehensive tennis programme offers sessions for all levels of adult players whether your are new to the game, are a more experienced player or just looking for a session to keep you fit.

All of our coaches are fully qualified, licensed, DBS checked and hold first aid qualifications.

A discount of £1 is available on all adult drop in sessions if you are a member of the Play Tennis Lewisham Membership Scheme. You can join at www.playtennislewisham.com

If you’ve got any questions please just drop us an email at info@southeastlondontennis.com

Please note there is a limited adult coaching programme over the summer. Please email for details. We are taking a break from Saturday 17th August and will be back with a full programme from Wednesday 4th September.

Ladywell Fields & Ladywell Day Centre

(Programme runs all year round)

Book in advance

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Tuesdays – 7.00 to 8.00pm
  • £8.50

Each week’s session focuses on a different area of the game and you will improve your ability with a mixture of skills training from professional coaches and match play with other women at your level. We provide the courts, rackets and coaches – you get the fun and can be competitive as you want, without feeling under pressure.

A court is also made available 8.00 – 9.00pm for anyone who has attended that evenings Tennis Tuesday session and wants to play some more – socially or competitively!

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Thursdays – 9.30am to 10.45am
  • £57 for a 6 week half term block

A women only social group that focuses only doubles play with tactical and technical themes. We go for a coffee and a chat in a local cafe afterwards.  The session is for Improver level players ie anyone who can serve and rally but still needs to master the basics. This session is not suitable for beginner or a more advanced level players. If interested in this session please contact Chris, direct on 07739 936999 or email chris@southeastlondontennis.com

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Mondays – 8.00 to 9.00pm
  • £51 for a 6 week course

Tennis Xpress is a 6 week course ideal for anyone new to tennis or who hasn’t played in a long time. It focuses on introducing new skills and getting players to “serve, rally, score” You will be able to enjoy fun matches by the end of the 6 weeks.

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Wednesdays – 7.00 to 8.00pm
  • Saturdays – 12.00 to 1.00pm
  • £51 for a 6 week course

Once you have completed the 6 week Tennis Xpress the next stage is the Tennis Xpress follow on course. It focuses on developing the new skills learnt in the initial course and continuing the  “serve, rally, score” theme.

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Drop in

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Saturdays – 11am to 12pm
  • Tuesdays – 9.30am to 10.30am
  • Wednesdays – 7.00 to 8.00pm
  • £8.50 pay on the day

Cardio Tennis is a high energy fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise, delivering a calorie burning aerobic workout. It is a very social and fun class for players of all ability levels.

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Wednesdays – 8pm to 9pm
  • £8.50 drop in on the day

Improver Level Player – this session is suitable if you are a player who has quite a lot of tennis experience. You’re developing consistency with groundshots and can sustain a rally of 6 to 8 shots at a slow / medium pace. Your serve is focused on over and in and you can serve, rally, score on a full court.

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Saturdays – 12pm to 1pm
  • £8.50 drop in on the day

This session is suitable for Improver / Intermediate and Intermediate Plus Level players. If you’re not sure please see the following description of the levels

Improver – you are a player who has quite a lot of tennis experience. You’re developing consistency with groundshots and can sustain a rally of 6 to 8 shots at a slow / medium pace. Your serve is focused on over and in and you can serve, rally, score on a full court.

Intermediate – you are an experienced player and when hitting medium paced shots can consistently sustain a rally of 8 plus shots with direction on both forehand and backhand. You are able to direct the serve and exhibit more aggression and success at the net

Intermediate Plus – you are an experienced player and when hitting a medium to fast paced shots can sustain a rally of 8 plus shots with a variety of direction and spin on all shots. You are starting to master the use of power and spins with serves and can consistently finish the point at the net.

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Mondays 7 – 8pm
  • £8.50 drop in on the day

This session is suitable for Intermediate and Intermediate Plus Level players. If you’re not sure please see the following description of the levels

Intermediate – you are an experienced player and when hitting medium paced shots can consistently sustain a rally of 8 plus shots with direction on both forehand and backhand. You are able to direct the serve and exhibit more aggression and success at the net

Intermediate Plus – you are an experienced player and when hitting a medium to fast paced shots can sustain a rally of 8 plus shots with a variety of direction and spin on all shots. You are starting to master the use of power and spins with serves and can consistently finish the point at the net.

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Tuesdays – 10.30am to 11.45am
  • £8.50 drop in on the day

Drop in sessions for players who can serve and rally. There is some technical advice but lots of doubles where possible. We finish with a coffee at the local cafe.

  • Ladywell Fields
  • Fridays – 10.00am to 11.15am
  • £8.50 drop in on the day

Drop in sessions for adults over 50 years old who can serve and rally. The session is based on doubles play with some tactical / technical advice. We finish with a coffee at the local cafe.

1 to 1 Coaching at this venue

Manor House Gardens

(April – October)

Book in advance

  • Manor House Gardens
  • Sundays – 11am to 12pm
  • £52.50 for a 7 week half term block

Cardio Tennis is a high energy fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise, delivering a calorie burning aerobic workout. It is a very social and fun class for players of all ability levels.

  • Manor House Gardens
  • Sundays – 12pm to 1pm
  • £52.50 for a 7 week half term block

Suitable for players who can serve and rally but still need to master the basics. There will be some technical advice and plenty of opportunity to play some points – serve, rally and score.

  • Manor House Gardens
  • Sundays – 1pm to 2pm
  • £45.00 for a 6 week course

Adult beginner course is suitable for players new to tennis or anyone who hasn’t played in a long time. The session is based on “serve, rally, score” and will introduce / reintroduce players to tennis. We play with low compression balls to help improve your game at a faster rate.

Now Booking
1 to 1 Coaching at this venue

Mayow Park

(April – October)

Drop in

  • Mayow Park
  • Saturdays – 11am to 12pm
  • £8.50 drop in on the day

Suitable for players who can serve and rally but still need to master the basics. There will be some technical advice and plenty of opportunity to play some points – serve, rally and score.

Enquiry
1 to 1 Coaching at this venue

Sydenham Wells Park

1:1 coaching for adults is available during weekdays, on weekday evenings and weekends subject to court availability.

Please contact coaches direct for their prices and availability. There is a reduced price for members of the Play Tennis Lewisham Membership Scheme

Michael Stephens – Level 4 Senior Club Coach. Mobile: 07956 995820

Chris Howard – Level 3 Club Coach. Mobile 07739 936999

Leah Wakeham – Level 3 Club Coach. Mobile 07779 305836