Tennis Virgins

We play every Wednesday evening starting at 8:30pm until 9.30pm at Preston Park Tennis Club. It is a perfect place for people who have not played tennis in a while or for those who do not feel they have the skills or confidence necessary to join the BLAGSS Tennis group.

Our goal is to provide basic instruction and coaching to help players get to a level where they can confidently participate in the regular group or play on a club level. Coaching is provided by a professional tennis coach.

We welcome new members of any experience including beginners.


Tennis Wednesday 26th - Starting at 8pm

Please register for this weeks tennis - Fuzzy is  on holiday - AGAIN!!

We are having one of our mini tournaments

Blagss 21st Tennis Virgins Table - TABLE NOW CLOSED SEE TABLE 2

As you will have seen we are 21 this year and to celebrate our coming of age we are holding a big bash at the Grand. Each of the sports are going to try and host a table or 2. I am setting up a tennis virgins table for those who want to join me. It is 10 to a table so if I get more I will organise another table and get them to be near each other.. Register below if you are interested. If you are interested it is £21 before May, after May the price goes up. Get in quick as it should be a great night.

6 members are already going. Sign in to see who they are and add your name.

Sign in to register your interest

How We Play

Our goal is to provide basic instruction and coaching to help players get to a level where they can confidently participate in the regular group or play on a club level (e.g. understanding of the game and ability to hit the ball over the net and serve properly). We play a mixture of drills/games both singles and doubles, depending on how many attend.

Coaching is provided by a professional tennis coach.

We welcome new members of any experience including beginners. 

Where We Play

Preston Park Tennis Club, The Drove, Preston Park. Car parking is available on site for a limited number of cars. Free on-street parking is available after 8pm.

What It Costs

Sessions cost £5 or £6 depending on how many players attend. Your first session is free, after which you must join BLAGSS in order to play again

If you are a BLAGSS member, please log in for details and to register your interest in the next session.

If you are not a member, please email tennisvirgins@blagss.org for more information.

Current/Forthcoming Events

As well as the weekly session every Wednesday, we have a number of 'one-off' events throughout the year including:

Summer and Winter Doubles competitions.

'Rusty Rackets' sessions - a programme of 3 or 4 weeks of focussed coaching for new or 'rusty' players.

​Watch this space for details of these events.