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Skipton Tennis Centre

Skipton Tennis Centre has been in existence for over 50 years and has played a fundamental role in developing tennis in the local community. During the 90s the club was a thriving hub for tennis in the Craven area and had a membership base of over 100 members. The club was well represented in the local leagues for both men’s and ladies’ doubles tennis.

Between the years of 2000 – 2006 the club hit some hard times and was desperately seeking funding to renew the existing grass courts and modify its club house. During this time the club had not been represented in any leagues or competitions nor had any coach development programme in operation. It was in desperate need of a major re-development.

In 2005 the Adam Cox coaching programme, working closely with the LTA, agreed to take over the running of the facility. By 2006 the club had undergone a £100k development that included 3 new all weather floodlit courts, a clubhouse with a lounge, bar, changing facilities, kitchen area, a shop, and an outside viewing area of the 5 tarmac courts. The club is currently represented in mens, ladies, mixed doubles, and junior leagues. The coaching programme is host to over 250 people attending various weekly sessions and Skipton Tennis Centre now provides tennis sessions for over 18 primary schools across the Craven area. The membership base is ever increasing with 200+ keen tennis players currently signed up.

Skipton Tennis Centre, Engine Shed Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UP, T: 01756 796655 E: info@skiptontennis.com