The Club offers advantageous joint membership to all those aged over 6 years until qualifying as an adult member.
As a junior member of DLTSC, you are welcome to play tennis (and squash) throughout the year. Our juniors start as young as 3 years old with ‘Tots Tennis’ to under 10’s ‘Mini Tennis’ to ‘Yellow Ball’ over 10’s and students and progress up to 22 years old.
Head tennis coach, Brian Love, runs in-house tournaments catering for all ages and abilities, and our Junior Committee co-ordinates a calendar of events to keep us all connected!
Junior club night runs on Fridays during term time from 4pm to 7pm to which all junior members are welcome to join in with some social tennis games. Although our junior members are welcome to stay for all of club night, the coaches arrange supervised tennis games as follows:
Session 1 for Tots Tennis 3 to 5 years old 4.00p, to 4.45pm
Session 2 for 5 to 10 years old & beginners: 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Session 3 for 11 years plus 5.00pm to 6.00pm
Mini Tennis Programme
Dorking Tennis Club mini tennis programme is based on three colour-coded LTA stages, red, orange, and green. Appropriate court sizes and equipment allow players to learn the game in a way that suits their physical size, emotional maturity and technical/tactical skill.
Audrey Hughes Tournament – News and Results 2018
Dorking Lawn Tennis & Squash Club ran its 2018 Audrey Hughes Junior Open Tennis tournament, with the generous sponsorship of Surrey Hills Solicitors during w/b 30th July.
It was another successful week for the 68th Audrey Hughes Junior Tennis Tournament again kindly supported by Surrey Hills Solicitors. The competition is open to non-members and is run in a round robin style for children aged between 10 and 17 featuring singles, doubles and mixed doubles. This tournament gives the children a chance to play many matches in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where they can also socialise and make friends with children from other schools and tennis clubs.