Cranston Park Lawn Tennis & Social Club has an extensive adult tennis programme catering for all playing standards. From social tennis, to coaching, to league tennis in the top leagues in the county we have it for you. Plus, some of the best facilities in the area.
We have over 140 adult members and membership is open to adults of all ages and abilities. Coaching is available from our coaching team for all standards from beginners through to elite performance players looking to improve further.
What we offer
Social play takes place for full playing members on:
- Friday evenings: 7pm onwards
- Sunday mornings: 10am onwards
- Thursday mornings: 10:00am onwards (including Mid-week members)
Social tennis is suitable for all playing standards, you just turn up! We provide a very welcoming environment and invite any new members to come and join in. There will always be someone to welcome you; it’s a great opportunity to make new friends and find people to play with throughout the week. We rotate who plays who regularly, and it is a very relaxed environment. The bar is open after the Friday and Sunday sessions, providing very competitive prices! Our clubhouse makes a great venue to relax in afterwards.
Run at an additional cost these sessions are for both members and non-members, and focus on technical and tactical skills. Our sessions are very friendly, with coaches Lee and Darren using fun drills to improve your confidence in your game. The sessions are for everyone for beginner to advanced players.
The club hold various social tournaments throughout the year for all our members to take part in. These usually include some food and drink after the event too. These include:
- American Doubles Tournament
- Christmas Tournament
- Wimbledon Wooden Racket Tournament
- John Freeman Winter League
- Bank Holiday Tournaments
The club currently enters a wide range of teams in the Essex Summer and Winter leagues, National League Team Tennis and Brentwood summer leagues. The Essex League and National League takes place over the weekend and the Brentwood League matches are weekdays from 7pm. Our teams teams include:
Essex League – Doubles
- Ladies 1 and 2 – Summer and Winter Leagues
- Men’s 1, 2, 3 and 4 – Summer and Winter Leagues
- Ladies Vets 1, 2 and 3
- Men’s Vets 1 and 2
- Men’s Vets Over 55’s
National League – Singles and Doubles
- Men’s 1
- Men’s 2
- Ladies 1, 2 and 3
- Men’s 1 and 2
- Mixed 1
Inter-County Cup Competitions
- Men’s 1 and 2
- Men’s Vets 1
All Essex League and National League matches are played at the weekends and Brentwood League matches are played mid-week. The above teams cater for a variety of standards and anyone who is interested in representing the club should contact either the Ladies or Men’s captains.
Team practice sessions take place on Wednesdays from 7.30pm. It will be an invite only session coming from our Head Coach or the team captains, generally being open to regular playing members of the Men’s 1st, 2nd and 3rd team, Ladies 1st team, and Men’s Seniors 1st team.
See our schedule to find out times and dates of all our squads and social tennis.