Old College Tennis Club

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Old College Tennis Club

Old College Tennis and Social Club is located on Gallery Road in West Dulwich,  SE21. 

It’s convenient if you live in Dulwich, but is also accessible from West Norwood, Forest Hill and Brixton

Read our guide to find our all you need to know about this local tennis club.


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About Old College Tennis Club

Situated in SE21, Old College Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (to give it it’s full title) is in a lovely setting in South East London.

Highlight of this club include:

  • 7 courts, all floodlit
  • All levels welcome
  • Golf croquet lawn
  • Club house and bar
  • Club play sessions
  • Team tennis
  • Coaching and junior tennis
  • LTA Affiliated

This is the coaching programme and offers adult, juniors, parties and holiday camps.


There are 3 different membership levels depending on your ability. These are:

  •  Improver
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

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The Courts at Old College

Old College Tennis club has 7 courts in total. There are 3 hardcourts (laid in 2018) and 4 artificial clay.

Artificial courts can be played on in all conditions and if it’s raining then the artificial clay play beautifully.

Once you are a member you can book courts online.

All courts are floodlit.

Tennis at Old College Tennis Club

There is a good variety of tennis available to members at Old College. This includes:

  • Booking courts
  • Social Tennis
  • Tournaments
  • Team Tennis
  • Lessons and Coaching
  • Juniors

As mentioned, if you want to play your own private singles or doubles then you can book a court online.

There are various social sessions throughout the week where you can turn up and play organised doubles. This does depend on your level but there are plenty of slots for everyone throughout the week.

Balls and floodlights are provided for social sessions which is a great feature.

This is a great way to meet new people and improve your tennis and play with members of a similar level.

There is also cardio tennis available which is popular as a good work out too!

There are tennis tournaments throughout the year. There is the big Summer tournament, but also American tournaments and handicap tournaments too.

If you are a team player then you are spoilt for choice at Old College. There are Mens and Womens teams. Just head down on Tuesday evening or Sunday afternoon.

There is also a singles ladder, great if you prefer the solo game!

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Facilities and Club House at Old College Tennis Club

There are some great facilities at Old College.

There is a welcoming club house. It’s also been renovated recently and is a lovely place for a beer or a gin and tonic.

The grounds are very leafy and lots of lovely plants and flowers. It’s a tranquil setting!

The best news is there is a licenced bar, as well as an equipped kitchen and barbeque area.

Social Life 

A big part of Old College is the social side.

There’s a packed annual schedule of events including barbeques, quiz nights, parties and more besides.

There’s even a social membership and it’s a lovely way to spend an afternoon, even if you’re not playing.

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Tennis Coaching and Lessons At Old College

    Coaching at Old College is well developed

    From juniors to adults there is something for everyone.

    There is a free improvers course which is great value. There’s also junior tennis camps, a great way to get kids interested in tennis in the holidays.

    There is also cardio tennis and group coaching for adults and juniors, which is a great way to meet new people.

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    10 Gallery Road, Dulwich, London SE21 19 7AB


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