• December 2021 Update

    December 2021 Update

    We trust you are keeping well and safe and hope that you still have time for some tennis? In the past 2 weeks there have been several key changes and updates which we’d like to share with you.

    Key Dates:

    Club Youth Tennis Holiday Camps,  21-23 December 10.00am
    Christmas Eve Cardio Tennis, 24 December 10.00am
    Boxing Day Social Doubles Tennis, 26 December 10.30am
    January Open Fitness Taster Sessions, 3 January 2022 16:00pm
    Bath Ace / Vibe Fitness Boot Camp, 3 – 29 January 2022 Various
    Bath Tennis Club AGM, 21 February 19:00pm

     Gentle Reminders

    • Please ensure that the clubhouse is locked, and the chain lock is secure if you are the last to leave the club. This is particularly relevant when you are the last on court in the evening especially on a Sunday evening.
    • Please refrain from using your mobile phones in the changing rooms at any time. This also applies to on court, unless you have the express permission of all those that you are filming and the consent of the coaches, where applicable.
    • Do gently challenge anyone that looks unfamiliar who walks into the club or clubhouse. Simply ask if you can be of help and ascertain their reasoning for being at the club.
    • Do your bit to keep your club clean and tidy, don’t leave discarded tennis balls, tubes, lids, cups and seals on court after your tennis session, thank you.

     Governments Autumn & Winter Plan – Face Masks

    As a hospitality setting, face masks are not compulsory. However, individually you may feel more comfortable when the clubhouse gets busy wearing one. We encourage you to continue being respectful of one and other and please do continue to use the hand sanitisers provided. We will continue to follow the governments guidelines and modify our activities as necessary as things evolve over the coming weeks.

    Club Christmas Party

    Sadly, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel this years Christmas Party. As a Community Club we feel it best that we don’t ask you all to come together indoors and celebrate, as much as we’d love for this to happen, at this time of the rising spread of the Omicron variant. That said we will be looking forward to organising a celebration gathering in early 2022.

    Court Resurfacing

    With the delay in the hard court resurfacing recently announced, we are this week and next undertaking a deep clean wash and moss treatment. This is designed to help with improving the court playability, especially underfoot.  As the courts are so old getting a firm grip is challenging. Please do take care when playing and test your footwear on the surface before playing.

    Junior Coaching Guidance

    Whilst we are delighted with the number of juniors attending the coaching programme through the week, we would very much like to reinforce the principles of parents booking in advance using the Club coaching links (https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/BathTennisClub/Coaching). This will greatly assist with getting the correct balance of coaches to juniors and also helps address communicating a session being cancelled at short notice.

    We would also like to advise parents to be mindful when standing close to the fence and our neighbouring houses not to gather in groups and conduct conversations. Additionally, we would like to reinforce that for safeguarding and welfare reasons, whilst we understand that parents may wish to take photos or videos of their child in action on the courts during group coaching sessions, we as a club do not permit this activity. Can you please respect the club and coaches wishes with this, thank you.

    Junior Winter Holiday Tennis Camps – Dec 21-23.

    There are still spaces left for the on our tennis holiday camps and you can book using the link provided here – (https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/BathTennisClub/Coaching/Summary/92c9feab-3981-4501-af7e-533f4c25ca0b). Great festive tennis fun. Be sure to bring a hat to keep your head and ears warm! Santa and festive hats also welcome! 😊

    Christmas Eve Cardio Tennis Special 10-11.30am

    Always popular and back again is the fun Cardio Tennis Christmas Eve special. 75 minutes of fun to kick off the festive break and a chance to squeeze a few more calories out! With limited spaces make sure you book early. As a reward for completing the session we’ll have some mulled wine and a few nibbles on hand! Anyone donning a Festive Hat will also get an extra stamp for their efforts! Cost £12 members £14non-members.

    You can book online by following the link here –


    Adult January Tennis & Fitness Boot Camp

    Why not treat yourself and sign up to the Bath Ace & Vibe Fitness – January Calorie Busting Boot Camp (3 January – Friday, 29 January) 8 Sessions a week. Check out the timetable using the link provided – (https://www.facebook.com/events/1613752798964299?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D) . Attendance to individual sessions is possible. Lots of fun to be had. £200 members / £240 non-members. Pre January discount £175 members / £200 non-members). A great way to start the New Year!

    Adult January Tennis & Fitness Boot Camp – Taster Session

    To get things started we will be running a Tennis Fitness Taster Open Session, free to all that wish to come along on Monday, January 3. From 16:00pm onwards.

    Cardio Tennis, Tennis Drills, Conditioning and Circuits – Hosted by Simon, Joe & Sam.

    Please use the link to book your free slot



    Thank you for your continued support, keep safe whilst enjoying your tennis and do have a wonderful festive time with your family and friends!

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