Rules

Rules for the use of the courts at St Ann’s Well Gardens.

1. Membership. The membership categories are:
Adult Full Member £100
Student £50 (proof of status required)
Junior £35 (under 18s: proof of status required)
Pay & Play tennis: £8.40 per hour
Non-members playing with a member must pay £3 per hour court fee. [This rule is waved until May 2020]
St Ann’s Tennis may withdraw the membership of any member who contravenes the rules of St Ann’s Tennis.

2. Use of Courts
There is no free play. Courts must be booked and paid for before use.
Bookings for courts are made online only.
The courts are available to play during the hours of daylight.
Courts may be used for tennis only, and no other sport, activity or pastime.
St Ann’s Tennis does not offer refunds for court cancellations within 24hrs of the start of the court booking.

3. Coaching
Only coaches authorised by St Ann’s Tennis may coach on the courts at St Ann’s Well Gardens. No unauthorised coaching is permitted.

4. Safety
All players use the courts at St Ann’s Tennis at their own risk.
Do not use the courts if they are wet and slippery.
Do not use the courts if you are feeling unwell.
Do not play if it is too hot.
Players must take all reasonable steps to protect themselves from the sun.

5. Dress, Behaviour and Court Care
Appropriate attire must we worn on the courts. Tops must be worn at all times.
Always wear soft-soled tennis shoes.
Noisy, anti-social behaviour and foul language will not be tolerated.
Fair, respectful and sporting behaviour is expected at all times. Any infringement of this rule will result in the player concerned asked to leave the court.
St Ann’s Tennis courts are for tennis only. Sharp toys, roller skates, in-line skates, bicycles and scooters etc are not permitted on the courts.
No littering. Players must take off the court whatever they bring on the court. No exceptions.
When leaving the courts, ensure the gated are closed and locked.
Never lean on, or attempt to jump the nets.
No smoking within the courts enclosure.
All players must abide by the LTA policies on Safeguarding and Diversity and Inclusion.

6. Animals
No animals are allowed on the courts.