The University of Bristol Tennis Team deliver coaching sessions, courses and camps for children, students and adults.

Our 4 indoor acrylic and 10 outdoor courts are at the heart of Coombe Dingle Sports Complex in Bristol. The Coombe Dingle Sports Complex is also the home of the University of Bristol Tennis Club, the largest sports club at Bristol University (March 2020). We also work in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to host a number of coach education courses and wider professional development opportunities for the tennis community throughout the year

Book a court 

Anyone can book a court at the Coombe Dingle Sports Complex to play tennis. Visit the Buy and Book online page of our website or book via the University of Bristol Sport app. 

Court hire prices:

  • Outdoor court - £8.40 per court, per hour
  • Indoor court - £20.80 per court, per hour

If you are interested in playing Tennis regularly, University of Bristol Sport have memberships available for adults and juniors which offer free or discounted Tennis activities. Visit our membership pages to find out more.

Coaching and Camps 

We are passionate about creating opportunities for everyone to play tennis, have fun and develop their game. 

Term time junior coaching courses 

We deliver a comprehensive, year-round term-time coaching programme for juniors. Our courses take place at Coombe Dingle and are coached by our brilliant LTA qualified and accredited team. If you would like to enrol your child on to one of our term time courses please email to get started.

Term time adult Pay and Play Tennis

Our coaches also run popular Coach and Play sessions for adults on Tuesday 9.30 - 11.00 and Thursday 10.00 - 11.30. These sessions are for adults who already have the skills to serve, rally from the baseline and score. You can book these sessions online via your online booking account under the 'Tennis activities' listings. 

Holiday camps

Our holiday camps run during each school holiday and are a chance for children and young people to keep fit, have fun, make friends and improve their game with our brilliant coaching team. Our October half-term, February half-term and Easter holiday Camps are available to book online under the 'Sport Course' listing. If you have any problems booking online or if you have any questions please email

Individual coaching

Individual 1:1 coaching is available and should be arranged directly with the coach. 1:1 lessons are a great way to get started or to build confidence before re-starting the game. Find out more about our brilliant coaching team.

Meet the team 

Meet our friendly team of staff and coaches at Bristol Uni Tennis. Coaches can be contacted directly for 1:1 or 2:1 lessons.

Student Tennis 

The University of Bristol Tennis Club is run by students for students and is one of the largest and most inclusive sports clubs at Bristol University. There is something for everyone on court and the UBTC committee work hard to put on a host of social events throughout the season and focus on the wellbeing of their members. Our Head Coach, Ali Blackett, works closely with our BUCS Captains and players throughout the year to make sure that they have everything they need on and off the court to reach their potential. 

We have a limited number of scholarships available for high-performance athletes including the Vice-Chancellor scholarship and the new Bristol University Maroon scholarship (launched in 2020). 

If you are considering applying to Bristol University and have competed for your county, region or country please email who will be able to provide you with more information or the opportunity to book in a Zoom meeting to get to know each other better.


Contact us

Please email if you have any questions 

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