LTA Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis and Time to Listen Courses

Volunteers, Coaches and Officials can now book onto LTA Safeguarding & Protection in Tennis courses which are being run virtually via Zoom.  This free course covers how to safeguard children and adults at risk by enabling delegates to recognise, respond, refer and record concerns in a tennis environment.  The course ... More

LTA Tennis Awards National Finals

The LTA Tennis Awards National Finals are being held virtually on Thursday, 30th July at 7 pm. GOOD LUCK to Dorset's three finalists for making it through to the National Finals : Phil Loose - Development Coach of the Year David Sanger - Disability Award Poole Park, Brett Townsend - Community & Parks ... More

Return to Managed Play (Updated 21st July)

See the latest updated set of practical guidelines for venues, coaches and players on the LTA website here . More

Return to Managed Play – Updated Guidance (13.07.20)

Following updated guidance published by the Government for the phased return of sport and recreation, the LTA has developed an updated set of practical guidelines for venues, coaches and players which can be found on their website here. More

Competition Update

The LTA have made the decision to not run LTA staged and LTA approved competitions (Grade 1 to 5) up to Monday, 31st August 2020, however, from late July onwards (provisional), it is hoped Grade 6 competitions, local friendly matches between clubs and counties, one day/half day events etc will be able to return. Dorset ... More

Get Involved – ‘Play Your Way’

Play like no-one's watching.  Hit like no-one's judging.  However and whenever Play Your Way. Play Your Way, a nationwide campaign developed by the LTA  launched this week, is an invitation to open tennis up to the nation with the ambition of inspiring people of all abilities, age and background to pick up a racket ... More

Update – Small Grants & Loan Scheme

Dorset LTA are pleased to advise that applications for small grants and loans are now being accepted again following the temporary suspension of the Small Grants & Loan Scheme due to Covid-19.  Whilst in the current climate we need to be conscious of finances, we are keen to offer help where we can for new projects or ... More

National Volunteers’ Week 2020

It's National Volunteers' Week and we would like to say a big thank you to all the amazing volunteers who give up their time to support tennis across the county. Special thanks to all the volunteers at venues in Dorset who have gone the extra mile over the last couple of weeks to get people on court in a safe environm... More

Updated LTA Guidance for playing tennis in England

Updated guidelines for tennis venues, coaches and players for playing tennis safely in England from Monday, 1st June can be found on the LTA website   More

LTA Guidance for playing tennis safely in England

Full guidelines for tennis venues, coaches and players for playing tennis safely in England from Wednesday, 13th May can be found on the LTA website   More