News and Updates

Covid-19 Update (31st July 2020)

Following the latest government and LTA advice on the coronavirus pandemic, both courts can be used for singles and doubles. In order to help adhere to the social distancing guidelines, you must use our Court Booking system every time you play.

Please bring your own hand sanitiser and anti-bacterial wipes to the court, and ensure that the gate and padlock are wiped down before and after play. Please do not adjust the height of the net - it has been set at the correct height and the handle has been removed to prevent it being altered.

Our Monday Club Nights are resuming on 3rd August, from 5-8pm - please email Simon if you intend to come. Our Ladies Club Nights are also continuing on Wednesdays, from 3:30-6pm - please email Di if you intend to come. A record of attendance will be maintained for all Club Nights for Track/Trace purposes.

Our Ball Machine is now available again. Members should email Simon to arrange training and to book for a day. A fee of £5, payable online, contributes to the cost of maintaining the machine.

Membership for the 2020/21 Season

Our 2020/21 season began on 1st June 2020 and will run until 30th April 2021 (see our Membership page for more details). The code on the courts was changed on 15th June.


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Wimbledon Tickets

All members have the opportunity to “opt in” on the LTA’s website for inclusion in the yearly ballot for Wimbledon tickets. The number of club members that “opt in” determines how many pairs of tickets are allocated to the club – so please take a few minutes to do this to make sure that there are plenty of tickets to go in the ballot. You can only enter the club’s own ballot next year if you are opted in by the February cut-off date.

Rusty Rackets

Following the club’s successful social event last summer, we held an open Rusty Rackets session to encourage everyone who was interested in starting or returning to tennis to come along and hit some balls. It proved to be a great opportunity for members to talk to each other, with some regular informal play resulting. We plan to run another Rusty Rackets this season – so watch out for announcements!

If successful, the project will see indoor and outdoor courts being built in Banbury for use by the public. Cherwell District Council is in favour of the scheme, and planning/feasibility studies continue.