Tennis courses and camps for 4 to 16 year olds

Led by our LTA Level 4 qualified Head Coach, Jamie Champion, we run one of the highest quality and growing mini and junior tennis programmes in Colchester.

Covered by a 'bubble' during the winter, our state-of-the-art hard tennis courts allow play year-round.


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Summer Term 2024

Age group description


10-week course led by an LTA qualified coach. this course introduces children to the basics of the game through a series of fun activities to develop balance, coordination, agility, movement, and racket skills.


10-week course led by an LTA qualified coach. This course is taught on smaller courts with short rackets and soft balls. It's just like the real game and gives players the opportunity to have rallies and practise different types of shot.


10-week course led by an LTA qualified coach, This course is played on longer, wider courts, and is a great way to continue the progress from mini red. Players can expect to develop a well-rounded game and improve racket and ball skills, technique, and tactics


10-week course led by an LTA qualified coach. Player development continues from mini tennis to our junior programme; exploring the full game and controlling space, shots, and time with the faster yellow ball and full-sized racket.

LTA Youth Blue (4-5 years)

20 April - 13 July (excluding 1 June)

Price: £66 for 10 weeks

Day Time
 Saturdays 9am-10am

LTA Youth Red (6-8 years)

16 April – 13 July (excluding 28 and 31 May and 1 June)

Price: £70 for 10 weeks

Day Time
Tuesday  5pm-6pm
Fridays 5pm-6pm



LTA Youth Orange (9-11 years)

19 April – 12 July (excluding 31 May and 1 June)

Price: £70 for 10 weeks

Days Time 
Fridays  5pm-6pm
Saturdays 10am-11am

LTA Youth Yellow (12-16 years)

16 April- 13 July (excluding 28 May and 1 June)

Price: £70 for 10 weeks

Days  Time
Tuesday  5pm-6pm
Saturdays 11am-12pm

Half-term camps


As well as our fantastic weekly sessions, you can keep the tennis fun going over the school holidays with our multi-sport holiday camps.

How to book

Wivenhoe Tennis Club

Essex Sport has developed a strong relationship with Wivenhoe Community Tennis Club, offering opportunities for friendly weekend matches, opportunities to complete in local leagues, and access to weekly access to community social sessions.

Book a tennis court

Members and non-members can book a court to play tennis at Essex Sport. Book the courts through our Essex Sport App today!

Prices - Tennis Court (per 55 mins)  

  • Members: FREE
  • Non-members: £8
  • Junior rate: £4
Get in touch
Sports Development Get in touch to find out more about junior tennis
Telephone: 01206 873250