Inclusion & Diversity

Tennis is a sport that can be played from grassroots to Paralympic level by athletes with disabilities. Whether you want to get back into sport after an accident, are looking to become more active or want to achieve at the highest level, there are multiple organisations in NSW that can help you reach your goals.

Indigenous Programs

Evonne Goolagong Foundation 

Dream, Believe, Learn, Achieve program runs ‘Come and Try’ days across each State and Territory with some participants chosen to receive assisted coaching. Progression to a Goolagong State Development Camp (GSDC) can follow with the aim of selection to the Goolagong National Development Camp (GNDC) held each January in Melbourne during the first week of the Australian Open. Mentored school scholarships are awarded from the GNDC. To date, almost 4900 youngsters have entered the program and in 2017 thirty youngsters have progressed to the GNDC 2018.

For more information head to: 

Blind Sport NSW

Blind Low Vision Tennis 

  • 5:30-7pm every Tuesday at ACPE
  • 6-7pm every Thursday at City Community Tennis

For more information and to register visit

Contact Sonja Balic: [email protected]

Wheelchair Tennis

NSW Wheelchair Tennis Development Hub

City Community Tennis is running coaching and social tennis every Saturday from 10am-11am for advanced players, and 11am-12pm with no experience needed. Click here for more information.

Wheelchair Tennis – Royal Rehab

Wheelchair tennis squad (for competitive players); Tuesday 5.00 – 6.00 pm

Wheelchair Cardio Tennis (for anyone); Tuesday 12.00pm – 12.45pm and Wednesday 4.30pm – 5.30pm

Contact Kathy Fahim: 0410 044 577

For more information on Wheelchair Tennis, visit

‘Let’s Roll – learning wheelchair tennis with the Pros’ is a video tutorial resource put together by Wheelchair tennis legend David Hall and long-term coach Rich Berman.

The tutorial covers all areas of the wheelchair game, such as basic strokes and mobility, advanced strokes and mobility, mental toughness, wheelchair selection and injury prevention.

The tutorial is available to download free of charge at and


Return2Sport Tennis Development Clinics are offered monthly, free of charge at Royal Rehab in Ryde on the first Saturday of every month. Classes are from 11-12 noon and are for all abilities. You do not need to be in a wheelchair.

To register, please email the team at [email protected]

Intellectual Disabilities – Special Olympics NSW

To find out about getting involved with Special Olympics NSW, please contact:
P: (02) 8889 3606
E: [email protected]

Deaf Tennis Australia

To find out about how you can get involved in Deaf Tennis, please contact:

E: [email protected]

Useful Websites:

Deaf Sports Australia

International Tennis Federation Wheelchair

Australian Paralympic Committee

NSW Department of Sport & Recreation