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Tennis Court Rules

  • Players should read, understand and abide by the SPTC pledges posted around the courts.
  • Players should comply with the principles of respect and fair play, both on and off the courts
  • Members should wear appropriate sports clothing and footwear when on court.
  • No ball games other than tennis to be played on the tennis courts.
  • No playing of music is allowed at the tennis courts. Stroud District Council staff reserve the right to request users to leave the facility if this is breached by court users.
  • Smoking is not permitted within the court boundaries.
  • No animals are permitted to enter the courts at any time, with the exception of Support Animals who must be on lead at all times and by prior agreement only.
  • Take off the court everything you take on – including all balls and general litter (please use bins provided)
  • The public play tennis at their own risk and are asked to apply common sense in looking out for themselves and other court users at all times
  • Ensure you close the court gate properly when you leave. Do not let anyone else (who is not playing with you) through the gate. Allow them to use their own access code to gain entry.
  • No person may coach others for financial gain without the prior approval of Stroud District Council
  • Where possible players are asked to wear non-marking footwear.
  • Report any damage to the staff at Stroud District Council via the  email address