Our Mission

We believe tennis should be enjoyed by everyoneThrough our Social Tennis Program we run 12 hours of coached sessions every week throughout the year for players of all standards on our artificial clay and grass courts at Iffley Sports Centre, and sometimes at the floodlit Florence Park courts too!

What we offer


  • Free use of our 4 artificial clay courts all year round at Iffley Road.

  • Some use of the 6 grass courts at Iffley in summer terms.

  • Access to rackets and balls to borrow for free when playing at Iffley.


  • 12 hours of coached sessions per week for all standards: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

  • Access to the members page with resources on tennis tips and tricks. 


  • Possibility to enter in social tennis and club-wide leagues and club championships.

  • Entry into the Wimbledon ballot (with a good chance of getting a ticket!) 


  • Invitation to OULTC whole club social events (these might be restricted due to Covid).

  • We have a full term card with covetable socials every Wednesday. OULTC has a vibrant social scene with a strong community and turn out to all social events.

  • Past events have included: attendance at the Sports Ball, Vinnie's Karaoke nights, Crew dates, Crazy golf, Oú est le poulet, Pub golf, College Bar Crawls and much much more!

When is Social Tennis


Note that sessions are by registration only


Coaching sessions

(at Iffley Road Sports Centre):

  • Tuesdays ~ 1-2pm

  • Tuesdays ~ 5:30-6:30pm

  • Thursdays ~ 5:30-6:30pm

  • Sundays ~1-2pm


Coaching sessions

(at Iffley Road Sports Centre):

  • Tuesdays ~ 2-3pm

  • Tuesdays ~ 6:30-7:30pm

  • Thursdays ~ 6:30-7:30pm

  • Sundays ~2-3pm


Coaching sessions

(at Iffley Road Sports Centre):

  • Tuesdays ~ 3-4pm

  • Tuesdays ~ 7:30-8:30pm

  • Thursdays ~ 7:30-8:30pm

  • Sundays ~3-4pm

Have any Questions ? 

Ask our friendly University Tennis Coordinators (UTCs), Brendan Emmanuel and Louise Fitzpatrick!