active Newham are proud to offer tennis as one of the many sports programmes in the aim to get more people in Newham taking part in more sport and physical activity. Tennis is a great sport with many health and fitness benefits and it is also a very enjoyable way to make new friends. For those that want to play socially, develop skills, take up some coaching or join a tennis club there are some excellent facilities available in Newham to suit a range of needs.

Where to Play

Newham residents will soon be able to enjoy brand new court surfaces, fencing and state of the art LED floodlighting brought to you by Newham Council in partnership with activeNewham, the Mayor's Fund and the Lawn Tennis Association. 

New and upgraded tennis facilities are coming to these Newham parks in 2017: 

Stratford Park - 6 courts - to book a court please follow this link:

Gooseley Playing Fields  - 4 courts - to book a court please follow this link:

Lyle Park  - 2 courts 

Central Park  - 3 courts - to book a court please follow this link:

There are a number of other parks and open spaces in Newham which have free access to Tennis courts. Please visit our  dedicated Tennis website for more information.

ParkLives Tennis

Mondays - 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Social Tennis (Ages 16+) at Stratford Park
Tuesdays - 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Social Tennis (Ages 16+) at Lyle Park 
Saturdays - 12noon - 1:15pm: Family Tennis (All Ages) at Central Park
                               Saturdays -1:45pm - 3pm: Family Tennis (All Ages) at Gooseley Playing Fields                                

They will be delivered by an Active Newham coach in the new tennis courts, and all meeting points will be at the tennis courts.

Social Tennis – Bring a racket, but provided if needed. Join others at the new tennis courts for free, for an afternoon of social tennis. All standards welcome.

Family Tennis -  Take to the new tennis courts for free with our qualified coach Carl to improve your skills whatever your level or ability. Sessions designed for the whole family. Equipment provided.

Play in a league

For friendly, competitive tennis for men and women of all standards join the West Ham & Newham Tennis League . Players arrange their own matches when it suits them, and can use any court that suits them both.

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