Tennis is a sport for everyone – Play for FREE at Totally Tennis on Saturday 12th May

Try tennis for FREE at Totally Tennis this coming weekend (Saturday 12th May 2018) as part of the Law Tennis Assosication’s national Great British Tennis Weekend (GBTW) events. There will be something to suit the whole family at the indoor centre located in Basingstoke’s War Memorial Park including Mini Tennis, Juniors and Adults sessions as well as lots of other fun activities to keep the whole family entertained.

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Don’t worry if you don’t have your own rackets as all equipment will be provided – just come along and enjoy the fun, whether you’ve never picked up a racket before or you’re a regular player.

Saturday 12 May – 10:00 – 15:00

We are running different sessions throughout the day for juniors (all ages), adults only and for families too. No need to worry if it rains, with four indoor and four outdoor courts we play tennis all year round ! Our coaches are all LTA qualified, CRB checked and great fun ! Please book onto a session or register that you will be coming along and we look forward to meeting you at our open day.

Mini Tennis – Under 9’s (10:00am – 11:00am)

Children between 3 and 8 years old can get stuck into the world of tennis with an exciting programme from the LTA sponsored by Highland Spring. With smaller courts, nets and rackets and lower bouncing balls, LTA Mini Tennis offers the perfect introduction to the sport, with all the fun and energy of the real thing.

Reserve your place HERE

Adult Coaching (10:00am – 11:00am)

Try our adult coaching taster session. Ideal for people new to the sport or who haven’t picked up a racket in a long time. You can borrow our rackets if you don’t have your own, just come prepared to hit a few balls and have some fun.

Reserve your place HERE

Juniors – 9 – 15yrs (11:00am – 12:30pm)

No matter what your ability you’ll have fun on court with of junior players your age. Coaches will be on hand to offer tips to help your game and advice on how you can continue to play.

Reserve your place HERE

**Look out for the promotional offer that will be available on the day**

For more information about Totally Tennis call 01256 358816 and to find out about the the GBTW open days and to book online click here

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First photo used with courtesy of clubspark.lta.org.uk/opendays
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Great British Tennis Weekend 2016

All the family can play tennis for FREE at Totally Tennis on Saturday 14th May  and Sunday 17th July as part of this year’s Lawn Tennis Associations (LTA) Great British Tennis Weekend (GBTW). Along with other tennis centres across the country, the club will be offering free tennis and coaching for people of all ages and abilities, the perfect day out for family and friends. Sessions on 14th May will be available for adults, juniors and families at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park, Basingstoke from 10:am – 4.45pm as follows:

Mini and Junior Tennis

Lots of fun for junior players in two different sessions, 10 and under and 10+ as follows……

Mini Tennis – Children between 3 and 10 years old can get stuck into the world of mini tennis with smaller courts, nets and rackets and lower bouncing balls. LTA Mini Tennis offers the perfect introduction to the sport, with all the fun and energy of the real thing.

10:00am – 11:00am

Junior 10+ – No matter what your ability you will ll have fun on court with of junior players your age. Coaches will be on hand to offer tips to help your game and advice on how you can continue to play.

11:00am – 12:30pm

Family Time 

It’s time to get on court with your family and have some fun. Modified balls and rackets will be provided for the younger ones and coaches will be on hand to give the whole family some pointers if you want them.

11:00am – 12:00pm

Adults Drills 

Try our adult drills taster session. Ideal for people new to the sport or those who haven’t picked up a racket in a long time. You can borrow our rackets if you don’t have your own, just come prepared to hit a few balls and have some fun.

10:00am – 11:ooam

2.00 – 3.30pm Tennis Bonanza – this will be a drills & coaching session – cost £5 (pre-book at reception or just turn up).
3.30 – 4.30pm Coaches Exhibition Match – all the coaches will be taking part.
In addition the club’s Wimbledon ballot will take place at 4.30pm and all eligible BTMs will be entered into the draw followed by a BBQ (BBQ – £5 please book & pay at reception in advance as we need to know numbers for catering.)

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Bring all your friends and family, everyone is welcome. All sessions can be booked online here. Please telephone the office on 01256 – 358816 for more information and to join in all the fun. Refreshments will be available.

The GBTW scheme is designed to get people outdoors and trying tennis for free this summer at various locations countrywide on three weekends 14th & 15th May and 16th & 17th July. Thousands of free events will be taking place across the country for the whole family and will offer players the chance to experience Highland Spring Mini Tennis, Cardio Tennis, coaching and relaxed free play. Rackets and balls will be provided and absolutely anyone can get involved. Whether you’ve never picked up a racket before or are a seasoned regular – there is no excuse not to come down. All ability levels are welcome so book your session today! Visit clubspark.lta.org.uk/OpenDays for all the information

Photo used courtesy of clubspark.lta.org.uk

Great British Tennis Weekend 2015 in Pictures

A sunny afternoon was the perfect setting for this years Great British Tennis Weekend (GBTW) event at Totally Tennis’ last Saturday, where approximately fifty people of all ages and abilities were welcomed to pick up a racket and play tennis for free on both the indoor and outdoor courts in the War Memorial Park.

Lots of families were on court enjoying the fun and games aided by the team of coaches. Young players enjoyed the free balloons, wristbands and face painting. Cakes, teas and ice creams were also sold at the community event.

Tennis Director Nigel Long said ”It was great to see so many new players as well as some of our regulars. We hope they enjoyed themselves and will return to join some sessions in our programme here at the indoor centre.”

The GBTW scheme is designed to get people outdoors and trying tennis for free this summer at various locations countrywide on three weekends 16th & 17th May, 13th & 14th June and 1st & 2nd August. Thousands of free events will be taking place across the country for the whole family and will offer players the chance to experience Highland Spring Mini Tennis, Cardio Tennis, coaching and relaxed free play visit www.clubspark.lta.org.uk for more information.

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FREE Tennis at the Great British Tennis Weekend

All the family can play tennis for FREE at Totally Tennis on Saturday 16th May as part of this year’s Lawn Tennis Associations (LTA) Great British Tennis Weekend (GBTW). Along with other tennis centres across the country, the club will be offering free tennis and coaching for people of all ages and abilities, the perfect day out for family and friends. Sessions will be available for adults, juniors and families at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park, Basingstoke from 2.00pm – 4.45pm as follows:

Mini and Junior Tennis sessions 2.00pm – 2.45pm

No matter what your ability you will have fun on court with other junior players of your age. Totally Tennis Coaches will be on hand to offer tips to help your game and advice on how you can continue to play to improve and for further enjoyment.

Family Time 3.00pm – 3.45pm 

It’s time to get on court with your family and have some fun. Modified balls and rackets will be provided for the younger ones and coaches will be on hand to give the whole family some pointers if you want them.

Adults 4.00pm – 4.45pm

The adult drills taster session is ideal for everyone new to the sport or those who haven’t picked up a racket in a long time. Rackets can be borrowed if you don’t have your own, just come prepared to hit a few balls and have some fun.

unnamed-25All sessions can be booked online here by clicking on this link www.clubhouse.lta.org.uk/Opendays. Please telephone the office on 01256 – 358816 for more information and to join in all the fun. Cakes, tea, coffee and ice-creams will be available in the Pavilion after the sessions as well as face painting.

The GBTW scheme is designed to get people outdoors and trying tennis for free this summer at various locations countrywide on three weekends 16th & 17th May, 13th & 14th June and 1st & 2nd August. Thousands of free events will be taking place across the country for the whole family and will offer players the chance to experience Highland Spring Mini Tennis, Cardio Tennis, coaching and relaxed free play. Rackets and balls will be provided and absolutely anyone can get involved. Whether you’ve never picked up a racket before or are a seasoned regular – there is no excuse not to come down. All ability levels are welcome so book your session today! Visit clubspark.lta.org.uk/OpenDays for all the information

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Great British Tennis Weekend at Stratton Park in Pictures

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It was a glorious sunny day for Totally Tennis’ second Great British Tennis Weekend (GBTW) held at Stratton Park last weekend. Lots of adults and children signed up to join in the free tennis fun on the six outdoor courts. More fun was offered with a bouncy castle and teas coffees and cakes were donated by some of the Totally Tennis Ladies.

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Ethan Long won the Longest Rally against a coach competition and there were sessions for munchkins and adults where people could pick up a racket and join in. The Great British Tennis Weekend is a Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) initiative encouraging clubs to participate in the events that give the whole family the opportunity to play tennis for free.

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Tennis Fun This Weekend

Want to have fun playing tennis this weekend? Missed out on Totally Tennis’ last Great British Tennis Weekend (GBTW) event in May? Fear not because this weekend the fun will be repeated at Stratton Park in Kempshott which is the venue for the second GBTW event ahead of the start of Wimbledon on Monday.

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Don’t forget all the family can play tennis for FREE on Sunday at Totally Tennis. Sessions will be available on Sunday 22nd June from 1.30pm – 4.00pm at the outdoor courts in Stratton Park as part of the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Great British Tennis Weekend events.

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Check out all the fun of the first event here

Adult Drills 1.30pm – 2.15pm and 3.00pm – 3.45pm

The adult drills taster session is ideal for everyone new to the sport or those who haven’t picked up a racket in a long time. Rackets can be borrowed if you don’t have your own, just come prepared to hit a few balls and have some fun.

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Mini & Junior Tennis 2.15pm – 3.00pm

No matter what your ability you will have fun on court with other junior players of your age. Totally Tennis Coaches will be on hand to offer tips to help your game and advice on how you can continue to play to improve and for further enjoyment.

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Family Time 1.30 – 4.00pm 

So grab your racket (rackets provided for those who don’t have their own) and get on court with your family and have some fun. Modified balls and rackets will be provided for the younger ones and coaches will be on hand to give the whole family some pointers if you want them. There will also be face painting, bouncy castle, cakes, tea, coffee and the coach rally challenge.

photo 1-8Coach Ben Jubin at the May GBTW event

Don’t delay book today online here by clicking on this link www.clubhouse.lta.org.uk. Please telephone the office on 01256 – 358816 for more information and to join in all the fun.

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FREE Tennis Tomorrow at Totally Tennis

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Don’t forget all the family can play tennis for FREE tomorrow at Totally Tennis. Sessions will be available on Sunday 18th May from 1.30pm – 4.00pm at the indoor centre in the War Memorial Park as part of the Lawn Tennis Association’s (LTA) Great British Tennis Weekend.

Adult Drills 1.30pm – 2.15pm and 3.00pm – 3.45pm

The adult drills taster session is ideal for everyone new to the sport or those who haven’t picked up a racket in a long time. Rackets can be borrowed if you don’t have your own, just come prepared to hit a few balls and have some fun.

Mini & Junior Tennis 2.15pm – 3.00pm

No matter what your ability you will have fun on court with other junior players of your age. Totally Tennis Coaches will be on hand to offer tips to help your game and advice on how you can continue to play to improve and for further enjoyment.

Family Time 1.30 – 4.00pm on the outside courts

So grab your racket (rackets provided for those who don’t have their own) and get on court with your family and have some fun. Modified balls and rackets will be provided for the younger ones and coaches will be on hand to give the whole family some pointers if you want them. There will also be face painting, bouncy castle, cakes, tea, coffee and the coach rally challenge.

Don’t delay book today online here by clicking on this link www.clubhouse.lta.org.uk. Please telephone the office on 01256 – 358816 for more information and to join in all the fun.

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