Disability & Inclusion

Tennis Sussex is part of the LTA’s Open Court programme to open tennis up to everyone and make it inclusive and accessible for all. The aim is to support players, clubs and coaching programmes in their tennis journey.

Sam Mills pictured our Tennis For All Award Winner at the 2024 LTA Tennis Sussex Awards.

Our programme is coordinated by Liz Bartlett, she can be contacted disability@tennissussex.com should you have any ideas, questions or need advice on how to make your club or centre more inclusive.

Check out what Disability Sessions we have in Sussex

Weekly Coaching Sessions at Hollingbury Park Tennis Courts

Every Sunday 9-10am – Session is FREE

All impairments and disabilities

All ages and abilities welcome, bathrooms on site.

There are four sessions throughout the summer holidays: 16/7, 23/7, 13/8, 20/8. The autumn program will start 17/9. Session bookings and all for future session dates click here

Tennis Session for Adults with learning disabilities

Starts 21st April, every Friday 10-11am.

Cost £10 per session

Venue: St Ann’s Tennis

To book please click here

FREE Tennis Coaching sessions for over 16s with a learning disability.

Weekly tennis sessions for adults with a learning disability, which will include tennis-based ball and racket skills, fitness and fun games.

The sessions are every Wednesday from 2pm at West Green Park, Crawley.

For more information or to book please Email matt.laird@crawley.gov.uk

Walking Tennis at Pavilion and Avenue and Chichester Racquets and Fitness Club.

Every Wednesday at Pavilion and Avenue LTC and Tuesday’s at Chichester.

Pavilion and Ave- 1.30-3pm £6 per session, first session is free. Email – adamjeffreywebb@hotmail.com

Chichester- Every Tuesdays at Chichester Racquets and Fitness Club, Oaklands Park, PO19 6AR 10.30-11.30am
Enquiries / To book: Email Justin- justin@chichestertennisacademy.co.uk First session FREE, then £5 a session.

Sport in Mind – Tennis for Mental Wellbeing

Every Wednesday at St Ann’s Well Gardens. Brighton

Fun, drop in session and coaching session for people experiencing mental health problems, with LTA coach Jimmy Smith. Equipment provided and all abilities welcome!

This group is FREE by mental health charity Sport in mind.

To sign up please email jimmy@stannstennis.co.uk