Banchory Lawn Tennis Club

Banchory Lawn Tennis Club

court booking

In line with the Scottish Government Covid-19 Phase 1 Restrictions, our courts will reopen on Friday 29th May for restricted singles and and family-only doubles play for members only. 

Court Bookings:

All arrangements to play must now be made online or using the Booking App which can be found on the App Store.  Please do not come to the courts without a prior booking and only come at the time booked.

We now have a booking system available on our ClubSpark site.

The links to ClubSpark and the court booking are available on the main 'Top' Menu on this site.

Member's primary contacts should receive an email inviting you to register on that system. If you do not receive the email inviting you to join ClubSpark, please check your spam folder and note that emails are only sent to the main contact if you have a family membership.

When you book a court you will receive an email confirmation which includes the access code.

The rules around booking of courts initially will be as below. These may be subject to change as we move forward.

  • Court time is divided into 90-minute slots, beginning at 7:00, finishing at 23:30
  • A member may book 3 slots within a (rolling) 7-day period
  • Bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance
  • No guests will be allowed  
  • Children (<16) can book and play as normal, but with appropriate adult supervision
  • Play will be restricted to singles between individuals from different households
  • Members from one household may play doubles against a pair from a different household
  • Limited 1 to 1 coaching is now permitted

During play:

  • Players should observe good hygiene recommendations already published
  • Clean hands and equipment before and after play; take home all litter
  • Tennis balls should be marked and only handled by the owner
  • No changing of ends
  • No need to touch net adjuster, we will check heights each day
  • Observe good social distancing when arriving and leaving
  • Parents must ensure that Junior members also follow guidelines

Facilities:

  • Clubhouse will remain closed apart from emergency access to toilet and first aid
  • Benches have been removed from the court
  • Hand sanitiser will be provided at the gate, but members are requested to bring their own
  • No club balls will be available

Enjoy your tennis! It's been a while!

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July 12, 2020

Phase 3 restrictions eased

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From 10 July, normal doubles between people from 4 different households is permitted. In addition, Junior coaching may resume. Classes will be available to junior members and may be booked on our ClubSpark site. This coaching block of 7 weeks will run from 19th July to 4th Sept. Read more...
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June 01, 2020

Re-Opening Friday 29th May

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In line with the Scottish Government Covid-19 Phase 1 Restrictions, our courts will reopen on Friday 29th May for restricted singles and and family-only doubles play for members only. Court Bookings: All arrangements to play must now be made online or using the Booking App which can be found on the App Store. Please do not come to the courts without a prior booking and only come at the time… Read more...
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May 28, 2020

Preparations for Restricted Reopening - Court…

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We intend to re-open the courts as soon as possible after go-ahead from the Scottish Government and have been working to prepare them and put effective safety measures in place. Although the advice is still being updated by Tennis Scotland and the LTA, details here, which includes use of a booking system for play on the courts can help with social distancing measures as well as ensuring fair… Read more...
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March 25, 2020

Coronovirus Court Closure

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In accordance with current government guidance regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, the courts are closed until further notice. Please follow all advice on how to keep yourself, your family and the rest of the community as safe as possible. Read more...
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October 29, 2019

Potential Funding Support for Juniors on LTA…

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The Club is keen to support the development of junior coaches at the club by helping fund expenses incurred by Juniors attending LTA training courses. Applications for help with funding of up to Β£50 per annum will be considered from young trainee coaches who have demonstrated the following: under 18 years old commitment to the club by providing voluntary support for activities willingness to… Read more...
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October 07, 2019

Competition guide and TS Tour information

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Some information from Tennis Scotland to help regarding local competitions … The aim here is to compete, learn, enjoy and improve 😁πŸ’ͺπŸŽΎπŸ† LTA competitions guide is HERE (rating/ranking) and HERE (rules and regulations); basically... most established local competitions are Grade 4 (NE confined events, championships, tour events), with the exception of the Stewart Milne NE Indoor Championships (at… Read more...
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Mar 05, 2020

Kiltwalks and Judy Murray Foundation

The Judy Murray Foundation seeks to support grass-roots tennis development across our communities. If you are interested in supporting their fund-raising activities, there is an opportunity to to take part in Kiltwalks at various locations. If you… Read more...

 Last Updated 26/03/20

Block 2 Junior after-school classes

 

All CLASSES FROM TODAY (24th March 2020) are CANCELLED due to Government Coronovirus advice

 

 Due to the unpredicable weather, we will not know whether the coaching is ON or OFF until the same day.

We will keep this link active to show the latest status of planned coaching.