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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:

  • £8.40 per court, per hour (outdoor)
  • £20.80 per court, per hour (indoor) 

**OFFER** University of Bristol Students and Staff can benefit from 50% discount on outdoor court hire until 31 July 2021 (fee includes floodlights on courts 5 – 8).

Access free or discuonted use of our indoor and outdoor Tennis Courts by signing up to a membership with University of Bristol Sport. 

We will continue to follow the COVID guidelines set out by the LTA for venues, coaches and players.

Coaching and camps 

We deliver a comprehensive, year-round coaching programme for juniors, students and adults. We work in partnership with the LTA Open Court Team to deliver a range of inclusive sessions such as visually impaired tennis and wheelchair tennis. We are passionate about creating opportunities for everyone to play tennis, have fun and develop their game. 

Term time coaching courses - our term-time coaching programme started back on Monday 19 April as per our University of Bristol Sport reopening roadmap. We are in touch with the parents of all of our term-time players to identify the most appropriate course for them. If you would like your child to start playing tennis with us please email .

Holiday camps - our popular holiday camps run during school holidays 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 summer half-term camps are now available to book:

  • Monday 31 - Tuesday 1 June - BOOK NOW
    • For players born between 2005 and 2012
    • 10.00am - 1.00pm
    • £40 per player 

  • Thursday 3 - Friday 4 - BOOK NOW
    • For players born between 2005 and 2012 
    • 10.00am - 1.00pm
    • £40 per player

Individual coaching (or 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 (UBTC) 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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