Membership


Membership Options for April 2018 to March 2019

Full membershipNo joining fee. Annual memberships – Aged 16 to 21 is £65 , Aged 22 to 64 is £130, Aged 65+ is £120 

Available to all those 16 and over who can demonstrate that they meet the playing in standard. This entitles a  Member to play in any of the 6 regular mix-in sessions, enter the club knockout tournaments and be eligible for selection to play in the Woking League matches.

Off-Peak membership – No joining fee. Annual memberships – Aged 16 to 21 is £45, Aged 22 to 64 is £90, Aged 65+ is £85

Available to all those who are not yet ready to “play in” or who wish to play only during the week and not at weekends. These Members are not eligible to enter the club knockout tournaments or to play in the Woking League matches.

Friends of Chobham LTC membership No joining fee. Annual membership Aged 16+ is £30 – This includes a lottery Bonus Ball (worth £20 /year) with the chance to win £30 every month.

Available to all those who do not want to play tennis, but want to join in with all the club’s social events.

Junior membership No joining fee. Annual memberships Aged 5 to 11 is £30, Aged 12 to 18 is £40

Available to all those between the ages of 5 and 18. Junior members are encouraged to attend the various coaching groups run throughout the year, and they can also play in the court time on Saturday and Sunday morning and Thursday evening after school. New Juniors are welcome at any time. They require only tennis shoes and ideally a tennis racket (though rackets can be loaned at first). Tennis clothing is preferred but not essential. Balls are provided but must be returned to the box on the court after use and collected when they go outside the courts.

For the younger children Mini Tennis is offered.

Red Mini Tennis is offered to children aged 5 to 7. The children play with a smaller net, small rackets and foam balls. These children need be Junior members of the Tennis Club and pay for the coaching sessions each half term.

Orange Mini Tennis is the next stage for the Under 10 age group, where a ¾ sized court, marked out with yellow and blue strips and soft (not foam) balls are used. These children need be Junior members of the Tennis Club and pay for the coaching sessions each half term.

Complimentary Non-Playing Membership for a parent or Guardian is provided with each Junior membership, although parents/guardians are strongly recommended to take out playing membership so that they can assist their children in the development of their tennis. There are discounts for Family Membership subscription and details of this can be found on the application form and on the Club’s website.

Guests

Members may bring guests to the Club on payment of a small fee. The name of the Guest and of the Member introducing them should be entered on the guest list on the notice board. The fee should be paid to a Committee Member as soon as possible. Guests may play in Club Sessions at the discretion of the Committee.

Court Access

The Club has exclusive use of the courts from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm each day, except Monday and Wednesday mornings and 8.00 am to 10.00 am on Sunday mornings, when the courts are open to the public. The courts may be accessed using a combination padlock. All Members are issued with the combination number. The courts are reserved in advance for Club social tennis sessions, American tournaments, Senior/Junior matches (usually two courts), and Senior/Junior coaching sessions. At all other times they may be booked for privately arranged play with other club members.

Tennis Balls

Tennis balls are supplied free of charge and new balls are used for every club mix-in session every week. New balls are also supplied for each and every home league match. However, members are expected to supply their own balls for any privately arranged matches, club knockout tournaments and Singles Ladder League matches. Tubes of new balls can purchased from the club at a very competitive price. Ex-match balls are used for Junior Club Sessions.

Floodlights

Floodlights are available for use up until 10.00 pm when they must be switched off. If required, they may be used free of charge, for the Tuesday and Thursday Club Mix-in sessions and any League Matches. At other times Members (Senior/Junior) may purchase tokens to operate the floodlights. A token costs £1 and lasts for 45 mins.

Pavilion Access

The pavilion has a large club-room, a small kitchen area and also toilet and changing facilities. It is locked with two combination padlocks, the numbers of which are given to Full, Off Peak and Non-Playing Members. Junior Members are not allowed in the pavilion unless accompanied by an adult member. All Full and Off Peak Members are expected to assist with cleaning the pavilion and routine maintenance, including tidying of the surrounding area and sweeping the courts. In order to prevent damage, members are asked to refrain from brushing snow off the courts and from pulling up any weeds. A duty rota, for the Saturday afternoon mix-in club session, is posted in the pavilion and distributed to all members and displayed on the website calendar.

Coaching

The Club’s Coach can provide individual and group coaching for adults and Juniors.

For further details please see the ‘About Us’ page on this website, and if you are interested in joinng click on the link to the membership form.