Rhiwbina Tennis Club is among the venues across Wales which are throwing open their doors as part of four Great British Tennis Weekends to encourage people of all ages and abilities to try tennis for free.
The weekends are being supported by Tennis Wales and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to encourage people to try out activities such as Cardio Tennis, Mini Tennis, receive tennis coaching or simply just turn up and play with their friends and family – all completely free.
Rhiwbina’s events are:
Saturday 17th May – 2-3pm: Adult coaching;
Sunday 18th May – 10-11am: Mini tennis;
Sunday 22nd June – 1oam-12pm: Family time;
Saturday 28th June – 2-3pm: Adult coaching.
The 2014 Great British Tennis Weekends follow the success of last year’s one-off Great British Tennis Weekend which saw over 7,500 people take to the courts of 39 venues on a single weekend.Simon Clarke, Regional Participation Manager at Tennis Wales, said: “Tennis is one of the few sports that can be played and enjoyed by people of all ages and all abilities, and it can be played in all kinds of formats and venues.”These weekends will highlight the huge range of opportunities available for people who want to try it out for free.”Information on the free activities is available at www.greatbritishtennisweekend.com
Information on all aspects of tennis in Wales is available from Tennis Wales at 029 20 463335 or www.lta.org.uk/in-your-area/Wales/ and for regular updates follow Tennis Wales on Twitter @tenniswales