SOCIAL TENNIS

Our Mission

We believe tennis should be enjoyed by everyoneThrough our Social Tennis Program we run 6 hours of coached sessions every week throughout the year for players of all standards on our new artificial clay and grass courts at Iffley Sports Centre. 

What we offer

Courts

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

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

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

Coaching

  • 8 hours of coached sessions and an additional 3 hours of guided sessions per week for all standards: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced

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

Competition

  • 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!) 

social

  • 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, Vinny's Karaoke nights, Crew dates, Crazy golf, Oú est le poule, Pub golf, College Bar Crawls and much much more!

When is Social Tennis

1socialTennis-2.jpeg

Note that sessions are by registration only

BEGINNER

Coaching sessions:

  • Mondays ~ 12-1pm

  • Wednesdays ~ 5-6pm

  • Saturdays ~1-2pm

Supervised Match Play:

  • Thursday ~ 5-6pm ~ guided by our UTC Chris and/or Coach Jay where possible

INTERMEDIATE

Coaching sessions:

  • Mondays ~ 1-2pm

  • Wednesdays - 5-7pm

  • Saturday 1-3pm

 Match Play:

  • Thursday ~ 6-7pm ~ guided by our UTC Chris and/or Coach Jay where possible

ADVANCED

Coaching sessions:

  • Mondays ~ 2-3pm

  • Wednesdays - 6-7pm

  • Saturday 2-3pm

 Match Play:

  • Thursday ~ 7-8pm ~ guided by our UTC Chris and/or Coach Jay where possible

Have any Questions ? 

Ask our friendly University Tennis Coordinators (UTCs), Chris Grassick and Celina Hartmann