Another spectacular evening at our mega fireworks display and BBQ on Monday November 5th. Take a stroll through the picture gallery from the event...
Our mega fireworks display and BBQ is on again this year on Sunday November 5th. Arrive before 6:30 to get a great spot on our upper viewing gallery, and to watch a tennis exhibition some of the Clubs best Junior and adult players. Come along and bring the family for one of the best Firework displays in Leicestershire and enjoy a delicious supper from our BBQ. Sparklers, light up toys, candy floss, sweets and drinks all available for purchase from Admission is just £4 for [...]
Interested in Tennis, Squash or Racketball? Come along and check out the best Racket Club in the County. Fantastic special offers to new members. Cardio Tennis and Free coaching sessions on brand new clay courts. Squash & Racketball exhibition. Have a go at winning a prizes for the hardest squash shot and the longest rally with Coach Luke Parker. Free squash coaching throughout the day! Tons of opportunities for regular play for beginner to advanced players. Come along [...]
Local tennis court specialists, Fosse Contracts have been awarded the contract to resurface our front six courts in the popular artificial red clay, with work commencing in early February. The surfaces of the front six courts which include the Club's show courts, currently have an artificial grass surface known as Savanna and have reached the end of their useable lifetime. Back in October of last year, the Club held an EGM where the Committee asked members to vote on their preferred surface. Members [...]
Join us for our mega popular annual Fireworks and BBQ extravaganza on Thursday November 3rd. Arrive before 6:30pm, and enjoy our BBQ, sparkle and beer tent and a tennis exhibition from some of our most talented players. Admission: Adults £4 Children 6 - 16 £2 FREE Admission to children 5 and under
A group of our ladies took a break from the September drizzles last week for a crafty tennis trip to sunny Obidos in Portugal. Ladies C Team Captain, Val Noble took the opportunity to organise a friendly mini tournament which inevitably included multiple breaks to soak up the sun and the local vino. Laura Marriott-Clarke and Liz Fazackerly celebrated their well earned victory with a lap around the pool.
The Davis Cup is visiting the Club on Saturday October 1st on the penultimate stop of its tour of the UK. What's over a meter tall, almost as wide, weights in at a whopping 231 lb's and has been kissed by Andy Murray? It's the actual Davis Cup and it is coming to the Leicestershire Tennis & Squash Club on October the 1st from 3pm until 7pm. Come along and bring friends and family. Have your picture taken with the [...]
In case you missed it, there was an impromptu visit by a TV crew from ITV National News a couple of weeks ago who were interested in public opinion on Brexit. We hastily managed to persuade (bribe) a roundtable of willing (reluctant) members with a spectrum of opinion to come down to the Clubhouse to star in 90 minutes of filmed lively and intelligent debate. This marathon discussion resulted in less than 10 seconds of aired footage on [...]
Michael Martin, Vice-President, and Club Member for over 70 years was awarded a lifetime achievement award at the Club AGM on Wednesday night. Club President, Mike Piper made the award to Michael for his long time services and generosity to both the Club, the County and to the game of Tennis over the years saying: "Michael has been a member of the tennis club for 71 years joining the club in 1945. During that time he has made [...]
Sandra and Anthony Herbert were announced as the winners of the Julia Reynolds Winter League Trophy at the AGM on Wednesday night. Runners up, and recipients of a fine bottle of Sancerre were Tom Waling and Catherine Haworth. As always the results are a complete surprise to all but organiser Michael Phillips. Congratulations.