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Swindon Community Tennis Opens its Doors to Everyone!

gbtw-1Swindon Community Tennis officially launched its new tennis facility in Swindon by taking part in the LTA Great British Tennis Weekend on Sunday 17th May. The day was a celebration of all the work that went into the new facility including a £500k investment from Swindon Borough Council into the community building and £80k from the Lawn Tennis Association.

Over 250 picked up a racket for free as part of the opening event as the deputy mayor of Swindon cut the ribbon at 12pm. The day was well supported by the local public who were all amazed at what good value it is to use this facility.

Over 30 key fobs were sold to members of the public on the day at the affordable price of £30 per household per annum for a whole year, with no further costs. In addition the purchaser also has access to a free online booking system.

To purchase your key fob online to access the courts please look on the Play Tennis page to access the form online or in paper format.

gbtw-2The coaching team, provider by Wiltshire Tennis Academy is looking to take part in a further Great British Tennis Weekend on the weekend of 13th and 14th June – to book yourself onto this free tennis session simply have a look at www.lta.org.uk/gbtw and search ‘Swindon’ to book onto the event at St Marks.

Regional Tennis Participation Manager Zoe Bambridge who supported the event said “it was fantastic to see so many people enjoying the new courts at St Marks recreation ground. The LTA gives it thanks to all the project partners for their hard work in making this happen. We look forward to working with colleagues at Swindon Community Tennis in the future to grow the number of people playing tennis at the site”