New Members FAQ


Booking a court

Please see the accompanying guide for booking any of the 4 tennis courts or Table Tennis in the clubhouse.  Please email info@sandwichtennis.net if you have forgotten the code for the courts/clubhouse.


Club social tennis sessions 

We have a number of organised social tennis sessions during the week which you can drop in and play without booking. These run on Tuesday and Saturday mornings from 10 – 1pm and on Sunday afternoons from 2 – 4pm. Plus there is an additional session from 6pm on Wednesdays in the summer months. These sessions are for all members and all abilities are welcome.

Please note that on Sunday morning the hard courts are booked from 10 – 2pm for junior coaching. At all other times the courts are free to use for whoever has booked. We very rarely have an issue with availability of courts.


Keeping in touch

We have a few Whatsapp Groups that are worth joining.


·       Social Tennis: A very active group for organising games notes on the social tennis. Send a message to 07763 202916 to join.

·       Men’s Match Practice: A group for the men’s match play teams plus impromptu men’s fours. Send a message to 07763 202916 to join.

·       Mixed Match Practice: A group for the mixed match play teams plus impromptu fours. Send a message to 07763 202916 to join.



Ball machine

The club owns an automatic ball machine great for singles or doubles practice. It is great fun to use and gives a really good work out! Please contact info@sandwichtennis.net for an initial session on how to use it then as a full member, you have unlimited access to using it.

Is equipment provided?

We have balls and rackets in the clubhouse which are free for you to use as you please but we do expect that anyone playing regularly brings their own balls and rackets to play with.

Is there a dress code?

There is no specific tennis attire required but no black sole trainers on the hard courts please.

Can I bring a guest? 

If you want to bring a guest to play against please register them here:


There is a small charge of £5 per guest which can be paid into the same account as you paid your membership fee.


We provide organised junior coaching on Sundays from 10am – 2pm on the hard courts. For more information please email our head coach Keith Wilson keithwilson.eu@gmail.com.

Adult coaching sessions can be booked privately – for more information please go to https://sites.google.com/site/sandwichltc/information/coaching. Throughout the year we also run organised sessions for improvers. Details for these sessions will be sent out via email to all members.


Competitive tennis tournaments

The club is involved in Dover district leagues and enjoys hosting and travelling to clubs. For more information on this, please contact our match secretary, Phil Whittaker on info@sandwichtennis.net

Do you have match practice nights?

There is a men’s practice on Tuesday nights from 6pm onward, and a mixed practice night on Thursdays from 6pm onward.


Volunteering at the club?

All the committee are volunteers who strive to bring the best tennis experience to the members. We are always looking for help in whatever form you can offer. Do please drop an email to info@sandwichtnennis.net if you would like to get involved.