Anyone can play at Burgess Park Tennis Centre (near Camberwell Road), you do not need to be a member, just turn up and play. Adults are welcome to join the coaching programme whenever they want and there are lessons 5 days a week on a drop in basis along with social doubles sessions.
If you want to get more from your tennis then join the tennis club! This includes squad sessions, matchplay and league teams as well the annual championships; held at Burgess Park, over the last two weeks in July and last year 158 players took part.
From its base in Burgess Park the club has 665 members with over 350 junior players training six days a week during term time and on Monday – Friday during the holidays. Tennis coaching is also run at Tanner Street Park and Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park as well as junior indoors at the Bradfield Youth Centre and Salmon Centre.
The tennis centre and coaching programme is run by Be Active Social Enterprise CIC. In addition, Southwark City Tennis Club is dedicated to promoting tennis in the area.