Tennis is a great way to stay fit, meet new people or have fun with family and friends. Whether it’s at the beach, down the driveway or at your local club, it’s easy to pick up a racquet and play tennis regardless of your age.

And the great thing is you don’t have to be a member to play – there are a variety of ways you can have a hit. Here are some ways you can enjoy social tennis.

Ways to play

At a club or centre
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Clubs and centres around Australia, either have free access or the ability to hire courts, which doesn’t require any membership fee. Find one near you using the search tool above
Social competitions
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Social competitions are a great way to get on court, meet new people and enjoy tennis. Clubs all around Australia run social competitions that anyone can join. Enter as an individual or get some friends together and enter your own team. Often social comps are held during the week or evening to cater for busy schedules. Contact your local club to learn more about social competitions using the search tool above
Cardio Tennis
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Forget doubles. Cardio Tennis triples your fitness fun! Burn calories, increase your fitness and improve your game at the same time in this fun, music-fuelled group workout. Cardio Tennis is a great way to meet like-minded people who are looking to combine fun with fitness.
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ANZ Tennis Hot Shots Community Play
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Run by coaches, parents and volunteers Australia-wide, Community Play gives kids the chance to play tennis in a relaxed environment where the emphasis is on fun. You don’t need to be a member or have played tennis, just come down and get involved.
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