Tuesday 27 October 2020
Tel: 01442 863393 | Email: manager@bltsrc.co.uk

Junior Tennis

[images/victorious juniors 2009] Victorious Juniors 2009 (Victorious Juniors 2009)

The Club has a large junior section and we actively promote junior tennis through our coaching programme, junior club nights, junior competitions and box leagues. Juniors are also encouraged to obtain LTA ratings and teams are entered into the Herts League in both the summer and winter. Juniors always have priority on court 3.


Junior Coaching

Head Coach Chris Stringer and his team of coaches run a comprehensive range of term-time and school holiday coaching sessions for all ages and abilities. Junior tennis coaching at the Club is divided into 3 key stages: Tots Tennis, Mini Tennis and Development Tennis.  Non-members are welcome to sign up for coaching courses subject to a non-member fee. For more information on junior coaching, session times and application forms please see our Junior Coaching Courses page or contact our Head Coach Chris Stringer on 07766 707686 or email chrisstringertennis@yahoo.com.


Elite Juniors at BLT&SRC 

The Club facilitates a clear path for youngsters who are serious about progressing their tennis. One of our senior coaches, Olly Culwick runs the Berkhamsted Prestige Tennis Academy (BPTA) performance Academy for Mini Tennis players aged 4-10 years. For children over 10, the next step is the Berkhamsted Elite Tennis Academy (BETA), run by Tyrell Diaz-Stevens, an ex ATP World Ranked player. Find out more about our Academies for elite players


Junior Club Night

Junior Club Night is now finished for 2019. We will be back at Easter 2020....... See you then!!

Friday evening is our junior club night from 6-8pm. These popular evenings are organised and run by our Head Coach, Chris Stringer, and his team of coaches and are aimed at mixing players of all abilities and ages. This is an informal session encompassing a range of fun games and activities for the children and free social play. Please note that children remain the responsibility of their parents at these sessions.


Activities will include matchplay, games, social play and cardio tennis! Contact Head Coach Chris Stringer for more information on 07766 707686 or emailchrisstringertennis@yahoo.com.


Club Night is available to members only, although 1 week's free trial is on offer to non-members.

If your child is interested in joining the club, then please contact the Club Manager on 01442 863393 or email manager@bltsrc.co.uk or see our Membership Information.


For further information on junior club night Please contact Head Coach Chris Stringer for more information on 07766 707686 or emailchrisstringertennis@yahoo.com.


Junior Competition

At BLT & SRC we run a complete programme of junior tournaments. Competition is important in developing junior tennis, allowing youngsters to put the skills learnt in coaching sessions to the test.


Box Leagues

Juniors over the age of 14 are encouraged to join the Club's tennis box leagues to help improve their game. Please contact Dan White, our box leagues organiser at tennissinglesleague@bltsrc.co.uk for more information or to join the leagues.


Wimbledon Draw

Juniors who are 11 years old and above are entitled to enter our annual Wimbledon draw in  April/May. time Please note you need to be an Opted-In British Tennis Member to be eligible. Please contact the Club Manager on 01442 863393 or email manager@bltsrc.co.uk for more information.


Childrens Tennis Parties

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Are you looking for something fun and a bit different for your child's next party? The why not have a tennis party at BLT&SRC? We organise parties for children aged between 4 and 12yrs and ensure that everyone can participate whether they have played tennis before or not. The parties are run by LTA registered coaches in our indoor courts and include a variety of tennis and ball based games and activities with the emphasis on having fun! 




 Costs start from £140 which includes:  

  • 2 LTA registered coaches
  • hire of indoor tennis facilities
  • 1 hour of varied tennis and ball games tailored to the age of your child
  • awards ceremony with medals and prizes
  • All equipment, including rackets and balls
  • room hire for party tea


Parties can be held on Saturdays subject to availability. 


For more information or to book a date, please contact Chris Stringer on 07766 707686 or email chrisstringertennis@yahoo.com.


Safeguarding Policy


The safety and integrity of chldren and vulnerable adults at the Club is of paramount importance. The Club has a Welfare Officer, Carolyn Parry, who is always available for any safeguarding issues or concerns. Carolyn can be contacted on 07771 743542 or at welfareofficer@bltsrc.co.uk. Please click on the link below for our full Safeguarding Policy.


Safeguarding Policy 

Whistleblowing Policy

Diversity & Inclusion Policy

We are proud to have a Diversity and Inclusion Policy that demonstrates our commitment to making tennis & squash diverse and inclusive. The commitment to Diversity and Inclusion is upheld by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), and England Squash.


Together we can make a positive difference to people from different backgrounds to participate in tennis & squash at our Club. Please click on the link below to view our Diversity & Inclusion Policy in full, including Code of Conduct and Reporting procedure


Diversity & Inclusion Policy 



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