On 30th March the tennis section together with Bright Ideas for Tennis is hosting a day of on court tennis with former GB Davis Cup players followed by a dinner and auction of promises to raise funds for floodlights on the artificial clay courts. Details of how to get involved in the bar and the…Read More
Nestling under the picturesque backdrop of the Malvern Hills, the Manor Park Club, which celebrated its centenary in 2007, offers excellent playing and coaching facilities on a variety of surfaces including 3 indoor acrylic courts. The club caters for all ages and standards with a high number of teams competing in both county and national leagues. The teams are always keen to welcome new members. Equally welcome are players who wish to join in at a social level.
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Indoor tennis at Manor Park is available at MACIT (Malvern and County Indoor Tennis), a joint venture between Manor Park and Hereford and Worcester LTA.
There are 3 Synpave spring cushioned acrylic courts which are available for booking by Manor Park members.
The original 2 court facility was upgraded in 2010 with the addition of a 3rd court and much-improved viewing facilities. The new facility was officially opened on 16th November 2010 by Tim Henman OBE. The opening was also attended by the President of the LTA, Derek Howarth.
The courts are bookable online or click the tab above. Manor Park members are automatically members of MACIT but separate membership of MACIT is available for those interested in using the indoor facilities. Click here for a Macit Application Form
Winter Rate: Off Peak: £8 per 60 mins / Peak: £16 per 75 mins
Summer Rate: Off-Peak: £6 per 60 mins / Peak: £10 per 75 mins
(Off-peak rates operate up till 5.30 on Monday to Friday. Peak rates apply to weekday evenings and weekends)
We are a thriving club with easy access and an excellent range of playing facilities allowing the club to serve as the Herefordshire and Worcestershire County Centre. Our Cafe Bar overlooks our show tennis courts with the Malvern Hills as a spectacular backdrop.
Tennis Facilities comprise:
- 3 acrylic indoor courts
- 4 synthetic grass courts with floodlights
- 4 acrylic hard courts, 2 with floodlights
- 2 artificial clay courts
- 4 grass courts for summer play
On-site parking is available for over a hundred cars. The Clubhouse offers changing facilities, meeting rooms and a kitchen. The club office is open on weekday mornings.
All courts except the grass can be booked by members online
Tennis membership includes tennis outdoors and indoors. Rackets membership includes tennis outdoors and indoors and squash & racketball. Court fees are payable on indoor tennis courts. Subscriptions include tennis and squash national association fees. Membership runs for 12 months from the date of joining. Country membership (over 30 miles away) is available by application.
Junior membership categories are 10 and under, 13 and under, 18 and under. There is a youth category: 25 and under. Graded membership fees apply to these age categories.
Manor Park offers genuine year-round tennis for all abilities in a friendly welcoming atmosphere. There are wide-ranging opportunities for all ages to get involved at all levels of play from social doubles to both senior and junior national and county leagues. The club also offers a wide range of coaching for all ages and abilities. Free taster sessions are offered to prospective members who are welcome to contact us to arrange a visit.
If you don’t feel like booking a court and organising your own game you can get involved in any of the following:
Outdoor Court Roll-ups(turn up on the day)
- Monday morning 9.00am mixed
- Tuesday evening 6.30pm mixed (summer only)
- Wednesday morning 10.00am men
- Wednesday afternoon 2pm ladies
- Wednesday evening 6.30pm men’s team practice(summer only)
- Thursday evening 6.30pm ladies’s team practice(summer only)
- Saturday mornings 10.00am men
Rotas (groups arranged in advance)
- Monday morning 11.00am men outdoors
- Tuesday evening 5.30 to 9.15 (3 sessions) mixed indoors(winter only)
- Wednesday evening 6.30 and 8.00pm men outdoors(winter only)
- Thursday evenings 8.00pm ladies indoor (winter only)
- Friday morning 9.30 and 11.00am ladies (winter indoors/summer outdoors)
- Friday morning 11.00am men outdoors
Members are welcome to entertain their visitors at Manor Park. The court fee for visiting adults is £2 and for juniors £1. Payment should be made at the club office or the Cafe Bar. A visitor is limited to three visits within twelve months.
‘Pay and Play’ is available for non-members for play on two of the floodlit acrylic courts at a fee of £5 per court per hour. Tokens to access the courts should be obtained from the club office or the Cafe Bar. Rackets and balls can also be hired. All players must wear suitable tennis footwear on the court.
Teams compete over the range of county leagues in both summer and winter including teams in the top men’s, ladies’ and mixed divisions. Club Tournament is the main internal competition. Competition days are held throughout the summer. Click here to see summer and winter fixture cards. For juniors, there are tournaments and age-related county events.
Click here to see the results of Herefordshire and Worcestershire County League results for Men’s Women’s and Mixed teams. This covers all club teams in the leagues and includes latest league table positions.
The club is fortunate in having an excellent team of Lawn Tennis Association Accredited+ qualified tennis coaches from Malvern Tennis Academy who provide coaching for all ages and standards from 3 to 93 in both individual and group sessions for both development and performance players.
Tennis Welfare Officer is Alison Tuck
Details of how to contact Alison are on the Club Noticeboard and in the Member’s Area.
Alison is a keen tennis player and has been a member of Manor Park for around thirty years. She is a “mostly” retired medical practitioner and has experience of safeguarding and welfare issues.
Please feel free to approach Alison if you have concerns or worries about safeguarding and wish to discuss them further.
Opt-In to this year’s Wimbledon Ballot closes at midnight on Friday 22nd February. The Tennis Section urges you to do so even if you are not planning to apply for tickets yourself because by opting in you can generate more tickets for other tennis members. J13 and J18 junior members are eligible but not mini…Read More
Meeting held on Wednesday 21st November A link to the minutes of the Tennis Section 2018 AGM can be found on the website in the members area. The subject dominating the discussion was the plan for future improvements. Tennis subscriptions pay for tennis costs including an appropriate share of overheads. Part of the subscription is…Read More