Adult Tennis Classes

Our Mission

Our adult tennis development pathway meets players where they are. This helps to achieve greater physical activity and feel successful playing tennis right from the start – or restart! Players of all levels improve fundamentals, gain speed, agility and control of strokes. Our progression pathway assists in getting the right session for you. Using low-compression tennis balls to provide a physically and technically welcoming introduction to the sport.
These balls make it much easier to develop a solid and repeatable foundations. Due to the slower pace of the ball player are required to have good form, while also mitigating the risk of injury.
“I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson

The BIA Pathway Explained



Players learn the fundamentals of the game, including developing technically sound forehands, backhands, volleys and serves. We help players learn basic rules of the game and getting the ball in play.  Meet new friends, learn new skills and have fun playing tennis!

If you want to learn the basics of tennis and begin to rally.



Designed for the player who is returning to the game or progressed from the beginner level, this class expands on the basic fundamentals of the game. Focus is on stroke and point play development, making this an ideal complement for our clinics and workshops.

If you want to improve your consistency and master your strokes.



Focus is on higher level point play instruction and play patterns to develop complete team and tournament players. Fast paced sessions include specific elements focused mainly on doubles, footwork, fitness, strategy and match-like scenarios. 

If you want to improve your tactical skills in order to play in competitive games.

Class Timetable


  • Monday – Lanchester  6:15–7:00pm
  • Saturday – Bishop Auckland 5:00-6:00pm 
  • Sunday – Chilton & Sedgefield  12:00-1:00pm
  • Sunday Barnard Castle 6:00-7:00pm


  • Thursday – Durham Moor – 7:00-8:00pm

Members only session at present. 


  • Thursday – Durham Moor – 7:00-8:00pm

Members only session at present. 

Adult Tennis Pricing



  • 45 Minute
      • £20
      • £18 (block*)
  • 1 Hour
      • £25
      • £20 (block*)



  • 45 Minute
      • £15ea.
      • £10ea. (block*)
  • 1 Hour
      • £18ea.
      • £13ea. (block*)

Group your Own

(Group of up to 8 players)

  • 45 Minute
      • £6 per person.
      • £5 pp. (block*)
  • 1 Hour
      • £7 per person.
      • £6 pp. (block*)

Group Classes

(Join one of our above classes)

  • 45 Minute
      • £6 per class.
      • £5 pc. (block*)
  • 1 Hour
      • £7 per class.
      • £6 pc. (block*)

*block of coaching is a minimum of 5 sessions. These must either be weekly or fortnightly unless arranged with the admin team. 

Our Venues

Our venues are set all around the County Durham area, so it is easy to choose where you want to book your next course.

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