Skipton Tennis Centre has been awarded Yorkshire, North of England and National Club of the Year 2017-18
Skipton Tennis Centre has been awarded Yorkshire, North of England and National Club of the Year 2017-18. The club is situated in the market town of Skipton, surrounded by the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales. Founded in 2008, the club now has 5 hard courts, 3 of which are floodlit, a Padel court (floodlit) a club pro shop, changing facilities, and refreshment bar.
The LTA recognise Skipton Tennis Centre as being one of the leading clubs in the UK, with regards to being innovative and creative in the approach to ensuring tennis is accessible for all.
STC offers 30 weekly coaching sessions across mini tennis, junior and adults. There is also the chance to play competitively, currently 15 adult teams compete across different leagues.
The link between STC and schools is strong. The club works closely with local primary and secondary schools offering tennis and multi-sport programmes from KS1 to KS4. In addition, the club provides very popular holiday camps during school holidays.
The ethos at Skipton Tennis Centre is centred around having fun in a social and inclusive environment. The continued vision for the future is to get as many children and adults playing tennis by ensuring that what we offer is accessible and relevant for all. 2022 saw a brand new Padel Court installed, the one in the craven area. In terms of the future of the facility, the team at STC are committed to continuing to grow and develop the club and it’s facilities.
During Wimbledon 2019, Adam was invited into the BBC media room for a chat about Skipton Tennis Centre with Sue Barker.
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