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Tennis

Updated 15 May 2020

Outdoor tennis courts now open with restrictions

Outdoor tennis courts in Norwich parks are now open. There are a number of restrictions and guidelines for using these you must be aware of.

This includes who can play, what you should take with you and how you should use the courts. It’s important you read these in advance.

Eaton, Harford and Waterloo parks
The 11 outdoor tennis courts at Eaton, Harford and Waterloo parks managed by Norwich Parks Tennis are on a book and play basis. Please find the restrictions and guidelines for using these on the Norwich Parks Tennis website.

Alderman Walker park and Lakenham Recreation Ground
The four hard courts (two on each site) are available to play, free of charge. Please find the restrictions and guidelines for using these.

The council manages six hard courts. Eleven hard courts are managed by Norwich Parks Tennis.

Free tennis

Available at the following locations:

Find out more about free tennis

Courts available for booking

Norwich Parks Tennis managed hard courts

Membership

Norwich Parks Tennis membership costs:

  • £30 per household for a single venue
  • £50 per household for all three venues

Norwich Parks Tennis also offers a high quality, affordable tennis programme to people of all ages and abilities.

Pay and play for non-members

Courts managed by Norwich Parks Tennis are also available to non-members for pay and play at a cost of £6 per hour excluding floodlighting. To book, visit the Norwich Parks Tennis  website and select your venue, select the booking tab and pick an available slot. You will be directed to an online payment page.

Eaton Park

  • Seven all weather hard courts available to Norwich Park Tennis members for free online booking.
  • Four of the courts are floodlit.
  • Courts available for pay and play online booking to non-members for £6 an hour, floodlighting extra.
  • Floodlighting is paid for by tokens which are available from Norwich Parks Tennis.

More about Eaton Park

Waterloo Park

  • Three hard courts available to Norwich Parks Tennis members for free online booking.
  • Courts available for pay and play online booking to non-members for £6 an hour.

More about Waterloo Park

Harford Park

  • Two hard courts available to Norwich Parks Tennis members for free online booking.
  • Courts available for pay and play online booking to non-members for £6 an hour.

More about Harford Park

Norwich Parks Tennis League

If you would like to set yourself a sporting goal this year, the Norwich Parks Tennis League is an easy way to have some competitive fun.

A mixed sex singles league, womens singles league or doubles league are open to players of all standards. Players are graded into groups and arrange their own matches at a mutually convenient time. Any court that suits both players can be used.

For more information email norwichparkstennisleague@gmail.com or phone Sally or Nigel on 07503 281732.