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The Gaddesden Society Tennis Club

Tennis Club

The new season commenced at the beginning of April and our first club night was in April was followed by a ‘Bring and Share’ supper. Twelve of our members took to the courts on this cold, foggy evening to play a few games; it was quite a challenge to even see the ball in such conditions! We all warmed up after play with a great supper in the sports pavilion and were joined by our partners and players who decided not to brave the elements on court! What a contrast the following Thursday when we had bright sunshine and temperatures in the 70s for our Club Night!


Our Wimbledon Ballot in April was well attended and several pairs of tickets won by members on Centre Court and Courts 1, 2 and 3 during the championships. We also held our annual Salmon Supper in May!


We hope for many more sunny Thursday Club Nights over the season and if you are interested in joining the Tennis Club and participating in the sport please contact Anne Gold on 843441 or, or Terri on 842746 or Tennis is a great way to keep fit and we have three well-maintained courts in the beautiful rural surroundings of Little Gaddesden. Our membership rates are very competitive and we have several regular playing sessions each week including Thursday Club Evenings and Friday afternoons. The courts are available outside of Club Play for members to arrange their own games.


We have ongoing coaching sessions for adults on Wednesday mornings at 9.30am on a ‘pay and play’ basis and also our Junior After School Coaching provided by Challenge Tennis ( which is held on a Friday from 3.30pm to 4.15pm (book in advance on half term basis). Challenge Tennis also offer Summer Camps at Little Gaddesden which can be booked via their website. Please note that all players, including juniors, must be fully paid up members of Little Gaddesden Tennis Club.


Our next event at the Club will be our Summer Fun Tennis Tournament to be held on Thursday July 19th, followed by a ‘Bring and Share’ supper. Details of our events can also be found on our Facebook page

Hope you will join us on the courts soon!

Anne Gold

How to get in touch…

Gaddesden Society President
Trevor Fernandes 01442 843498

Gaddesden Society Honorary Secretary
Mandy Haynes 01442 842496

Gaddesden Society Treasurer
Phil Heaphy 01442 842283

Diary Editorial Team

Phil and Rachael Heaphy 01442 842 283

Emma Thon

Genny Snowdon 01442 843834

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