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

Beginner

GET INTO TENNIS! 

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.

Intermediate

BRUSH UP YOUR SKILLS

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.

Advanced

PLAY, COMPETE, PROGRESS

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

Beginner

  • Monday – Lanchester – 7:00-8:00pm (Summer)
  • Tuesday – Durham – 9:30-10:30am (Book Now)
  • Saturday – Bishop – 5:00pm-6:00pm (Book Now)
  • Sunday – Chilton – 12:00-1:00pm (postponed)

Intermediate

  • Coming Soon!

Advanced

  • Coming Soon!

Adult Tennis Pricing

Private

(1-on-1)

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

Semi-Private

(2-on-1)

  • 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)

Coaching Locations

Here are the Durham Community Tennis Partnership venues where you can play.

Lanchester Lawn Tennis Club

Ford Road, Lanchester, DURHAM, County Durham, DH7 0SE

Langley Park Primary School

Langley Park Primary School, Behind May Terrace, Durham, Durham and Cleveland, DH7 9NX

King George V Playing Field's

6 Front Street, Pity Me, DURHAM, DH1 5DT

Durham Moor

Durham Moor Crescent, DURHAM, County Durham, DH1 5AW

Bishop Auckland Tennis Club

Town Recreation Ground, BISHOP AUCKLAND, County Durham, DL14 7DD

Chilton and Sedgefield Tennis Club

Chilton Way, Chilton, County Durham, DL17 0PD

Bishop Auckland Tennis Club

Town Recreation Ground, BISHOP AUCKLAND, County Durham, DL14 7DD

Chilton and Sedgefield Tennis Club

Chilton Way, Chilton, County Durham, DL17 0PD

Durham Moor

Durham Moor Crescent, DURHAM, County Durham, DH1 5AW

King George V Playing Field’s

6 Front Street, Pity Me, DURHAM, DH1 5DT

Lanchester Lawn Tennis Club

Ford Road, Lanchester, DURHAM, County Durham, DH7 0SE

Langley Park Primary School

Langley Park Primary School, Behind May Terrace, Durham, Durham and Cleveland, DH7 9NX

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