Welcome to Southwell LTC -
Bishop's Drive, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0JP
Coronavirus rules Following the Government's decision to impose 'lockdown 2' the club will be closed as of Thursday November 5th until further notice. Hopefully it will reopen on Wednesday December 2nd. Watch this space.
Coronavirus risk assessment The committee has done a risk assessment to allow play to continue at Southwell Tennis Club.
It starts with the original assessment and the recent update begins on page 22. The report is available as a PDF, click on the icon to read it
Report by Southwell LTC for 2019/20 in lieu of Annual General Meeting The committee has issued a report in lieu of the Annual General Meeting which was to have commenced at 7pm Wednesday 25th March 2020 at the Pavilion. The report is available as a PDF, click on the icon to read it
Coronavirus . As a result of the recent Government and LTA guidance above, we are now in a position where we can make the tennis courts available for use again commencing Saturday 16th May 2020.
All members should read the LTA guidance which must be followed. We have produced the following guidelines, which must be respected and followed to ensure that everyone can stay safe. Please ensure that you read all the LTA guidance so that you fully understand what is required.
1. Access to the courts only, the clubhouse must not be used and remains closed.
2. Players must provide and only use their own tennis balls and rackets. All tennis balls must be marked to identify ownership.
3. Gloves are recommended when serving and balls should only be picked up using the racket or foot and then sent to other players.
4. Players from the same household may play doubles but players from different households may only play singles
5.A booking system is in place, to see all of the pre-committed court times – daily or week by week - so that you can plan your own play schedule, go to the bookings section of the club's Clubspark web page -clubspark.lta.org.uk/southwelllawntennisclub/Booking
6. All members shall have had their membership extended until the 31 August 2020. Membership renewals will be invited during August, the cost of membership will be adjusted to reflect the length of time left in the membership year.
7. Social distancing must be followed at all times.
8. Club social tennis on Monday morning and evening, Wednesday evening and Friday morning will not be possible under current LTA guidance.
9. Jason from "On the Ball" will be starting individual coaching sessions again so please book direct with him
10. It will be the member's responsibility to provide sanitiser and any other protective equipment they may want to use.
11. Please leave the club access gate closed at all times
Any queries please contact the Club Secretary Marian Wrath by email at : firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope that all members appreciate and understand the need for the above guidance and if this is not adhered to then we may be asked to close the courts again. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter and enjoy your tennis!
Annual General Meeting Due to the current coronavirus outbreak and the recently-issued government advice, we are cancelling the Southwell Tennis Club AGM which was to have been held on March 25th. The government has advised that everyone should avoid crowded spaces in order to reduce the transmission of the virus. We will rearrange the meeting when the advice suggests that is is safe.
Southwell Lawn Tennis Club is idyllically set in the heart of this historic cathedral town, and offers a comprehensive range of opportunities for players of all ages and abilities. The Club has three newly-resurfaced floodlit hard courts, a clubhouse and is open to players all year round.
The Club warmly welcomes players of all standards, young and old. For adults, there are numerous match play opportunities, with five teams running winter and summer. Our first teams are currently in the following Nottingham League Divisions:- Mens Division B; Ladies Division A; Mixed Division A, all our teams play in the short format league.
Informal social club sessions for adults operate on Monday and Friday mornings (10-12 noon), Monday evenings (6:30-9:30pm) and Tuesday evenings (7-10.000pm ). These sessions always operate on a mix-in basis, so provide an excellent opportunity for players of any ability to join in.
Coaching – for adults and juniors - is provided on a group or individual basis by the 'On The Ball' coaching team. Click on ‘Coaching' for more details.
For Juniors, there is a comprehensive programme of coaching and match play from 5-17 years. For further information, click on the ‘Juniors' and ‘Coaching' pages of this website.
Social events are organised for Juniors and Adults throughout the year. These include Annual Dinner, Summer evening tournaments, Quiz nights and BBQ. Click on ‘News' to find out what is coming up next.
Free Lessons Our coaching team at the club, On The Ball Coaching, are offering a free 1/2hr private lesson to all members. Please see the News section for more details.
Pay and Play - The club has reached agreement with the Town Council for a new 21 year lease of the courts and pavilion site. As part of the agreement the club has agreed, among other things, to make available one court for “pay and play” public use at certain times, with the use being administered by the Leisure Centre. For full details check the website News section.
Parking - Would all members and visitors please park in the car park proper and not in front of, or to the side of, the Scout Group building which is private and never to be used for parking, pick-up or loading.
News - As always, see theNewspage for the latest club info (last updated January 2020).
Club Contacts - Contact details for the many and various important people associated with the club can be found by clicking on one of the icons below.
Club Information - For prospective and new members some general information about the club can be found by clicking on one of the icons below.
Club Policies - The Club has adopted policies and procedures for the protection of club members in accordance with recommendations from the LTA and these are available in full in thePolicies & Proceduressection.
Club Meeting Minutes
Club Meeting Minutes - Draft minutes of recent committee meetings and annual general meeting can be found in theClub Matterssection.