We play at Dyke Park tennis courts
Winter: Saturday and Sunday 1pm onwards - dusk
Summer: Saturday 2pm, Sunday and Monday 5pm

Cy Pollard 07958564641
Claire Anderson 07561213064
clanderson59@yahoo.co.uk

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About Dyke Park Tennis Club

Dyke Park LTC was established in 1929.
It uses courts in Dyke Park, one of the many delightful parks in Brighton and Hove. 
Dyke Park LTC is affiliated to Brighton and Hove Parks LTA.


It has 100+ Registered Members and is a very friendly Tennis Club where everyone is made to feel extremely welcome. Don't worry if English is not your first language; we have fluent French, Spanish, Swedish, Arabic, Polish, Chinese, German and Serbian Club Members!

All Dyke Park LTC Members are strongly encouraged to take an active part in Club life and participate in Club Tournaments, Match Practice and Club Social Tennis Sessions where possible.

 

         DYKE PARK LTC MEMBERSHIP

(a) Entitles you to play Social and Brighton & Hove Parks LTA League Matches for Dyke. (b) Entitles you to enter the hugely anticipated Brighton & Hove Parks Cup Competitions (May-July 2016) which last for 84 days and the Brighton & Hove Parks 'Davis' Cup which is a very successful one day event (now in its third year) held at Hove Park in Mid-September. (c) Entitles you to represent Brighton & Hove Parks LTA in the Sussex County Leagues / Aegon Singles Leagues / Veterans Leagues if selected. (d) Includes all Brighton & Hove Parks LTA League Matches. (e) Includes 'Pop-Up' Social events throughout the year. (f) Includes the Dyke Park LTC Weekly Update which is emailed to all Club Members keeping you up-to-date! Also there is an opportunity to join the Club Members' 'What's App' group so that members can arrange casual tennis with each other and receive up to the minute updates. Free refreshments available at all Dyke Park LTC Match Practice / Social Tennis Sessions. (h) Good New and Second-hand tennis racquets and balls, new grips and re-stringing facilities available. (i) 10% discount off all tennis items (except re-stringing) at Nick Rivett Sports, 64 Church Road Hove, BN3 2FP - opposite Hove Town Hall: 01273 731780. Just quote 'Dyke Park Tennis.' (j) Entitles you to take part in the weekly Club Members' coaching sessions: Doubles skills and Advanced Singles skills with Sebastian Puga.
 
DYKE PARK LTC MEMBERS' TENNIS 

    SOCIAL TENNIS

WINTER: Saturdays and Sundays 1pm onwards - 5pm:  Prospective members welcome - just turn up. Up to 30 members per session.
SUMMER: Saturdays 2pm onwards - 5pm. Sundays  5pm onwards - lights fade.  Prospective members welcome: just turn up. Up to 30 members per session.
                                                                            
 
MATCH PRACTICE
SUMMER: Mondays 5pm onwards - lights fade: All Club Members and Prospective Members welcome and the evening is geared towards preparation for the week's Brighton & Hove Parks LTA League Matches. (from April 2017) Usually 20 - 30 members per session.
 
                                                                                                                                                                  

     HOW TO JOIN:                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Just turn up at any Dyke Park LTC Social Tennis / Match Practice session! All Doubles are organised by Cy Pollard, Dyke Park LTC Club Captain/Coach and the standard is good Club Tennis level. Your Trial visit is free and you will have an opportunity to speak to some of the team during the session about Club Membership/Registration/Subscriptions if applicable.                                                                   

 

     BRIGHTON & HOVE PARKS LTA LEAGUE MATCHES

Dyke Park LTC is affiliated to the Brighton and Hove Parks Lawn Tennis Association which runs 4 Tennis Leagues with 11 Brighton & Hove Parks LTA teams in each one. 18 Matches are played 'Home and Away' from mid April - late August 2016 and are competitive but fun! All matches are played locally.
 
Cy Pollard (Dyke Park LTC Club Captain/Coach) with the help of his three Vice-Captains, Steve Taylor, Yvette Seaton and Ian Smith select 56 Club Members each week to play in these matches. It is not necessarily the same people each week!

Division 1 - Dyke  (Thursdays from 6.15pm)
Division 2 - Dyke A and Dyke B  (Wednesdays from 6.15pm)
Division 3 - Dyke C and Dyke D (Tuesdays from 6.15pm)
Division 4 - Dyke E (Tuesdays from 6.15pm)

Each Dyke Park LTC Team compromises of one Ladies' Doubles, one Men's Doubles and a 1st and 2nd Mixed Doubles.
Matches are the best of three sets with a tie break in the final set.

Brighton and Hove Parks LTA also has representative teams which play in the Sussex County Leagues, Sussex Aegon Singles Leagues, Veteran's Leagues and National Leagues.

For further information about Brighton and Hove Parks LTA, please follow the link below:
www.brighton-parks-tennis.co.uk

 

EQUIPMENT

Racquets and tennis balls are available to borrow/ buy at very reasonable prices. Please speak to Cy Pollard: Dyke Park LTC Club Captain/Coach - 07958564641.  New grips and re-stringing facilities available.
 

Latest News

Brighton & Hove LTA 2017 League Positions

 Check below to view this year's positions for the Dyke Park teams, fixtures and other park's details

http://brighton-parks-tennis.co.uk/leaguepositions.php

Tennis tutorial videos

The Tennis Vault has some great clips to help you improve your tennis!