There are eight parks in the borough with tennis courts, that are available to members of the public in Hammersmith & Fulham:
|Location||Postcode||Adult courts||Junior 'mini' courts|
|1. South Park, Fulham||SW6 3ER||4||0|
|2. Hurlingham Park, Fulham||SW6 3RH||3||0|
|3. Bishops Park, Fulham (operated by external provider)||SW6 6DX||12||4|
|4. Eel Brook Common, Fulham||SW6 2TJ||2||0|
|5. Virgin Active Fulham Pools (Normand Park) (operated by external provider - 020 7471 0450)||SW6 7ST||3||2|
|6. Brook Green, Hammersmith (operated by external provider)||W6 7PB||3||2|
|7. Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith||W6 0TZ||7||0|
|8. Hammersmith Park, White City (free to use!)||W12 7RW||2||0|
How to book a tennis court
This Summer, Hammersmith & Fulham council is excited to announce the launch of a new online booking system for tennis, making it easier for residents to play tennis.
From June 2018, residents are now able to book a court via the new website – PlayTennisHF.com at the following parks:
- Ravenscourt Park
- Hurlingham Park
- South Park
- Eel Brook Common
- Brook Green
For full details on how to book a court at these parks, please visit PlayTennisHF.com.
The website also provides details on how to play at the other three parks, as well as information on tennis activities that are available to residents.
Pay & play tennis
You can book a court on the day (up to 24 hours in advance) via PlayTennisHF.com. You will be asked to complete a simple registration and then select the venue and the time you want to play.
The court fee is £10.60 per hour for adults.
Advanced bookings are available at Hurlingham Park, South Park, Eel Brook Common and Ravenscourt Park.
To make advanced bookings you need to register for a free membership.
You can apply for membership through PlayTennisHF.com.
Membership will allow you to book a court up to seven days in advance, for a reduced fee of £7.82.
Free tennis in the four parks is available between 7am and 9am, Monday to Sunday, and the free courts can only be booked up to seven days in advance.
If you are an existing member of the old scheme and have a left-over credit to use, please call the Sports Bookings office to book in using your credit: 020 7602 2226.
A similar separate membership scheme operates at Brook Green Tennis Club. Please go to Brook Green tennis membership for more information.
Juniors pay & play
Child bookings can be made within 24 hours of play, for a reduced court fee of £3.75. You are required to complete a simple registration form, via the membership options on the membership page of PlayTennisHF.com.
Cancelling a booking
You can cancel your booking via your account on PlayTennisHF.com. If you cancel your booking up to 24 hours before your booking date, you will receive an automatic refund. No refund will be provided if you cancel within 24 hours.
There are three adult courts (plus two mini courts) available for public use at Virgin Active Fulham Pools in Normand Park.
Bookings can be made by calling 020 7471 0450 or in person via the leisure centre.
The centre also offer discounts to non-members on coaching courses. Contact email@example.com for details.
Free to play courts
There are two courts at Hammersmith Park which are available for free, you just turn up and play. These are next to the new park pavilion building.
Private tennis clubs
View a list of privately-run tennis clubs in H&F.
The Hammersmith & Fulham Council offer some tennis courses at the Harbour Club in Fulham. For further information, please visit the tennis courses page. Tennis courses at Harbour Club.
For information about coaching programmes and activities that are available in the parks please visit PlayTennisHF.com/activities.
Hammersmith & Fulham Tennis League
A friendly, mixed sex singles league for adult players of all standards runs all year on the public courts in Hammersmith and Fulham. Everyone is welcome. Players have eight weeks to play a maximum of seven matches which they arrange themselves at a time and place to suit.
Everyone who joins can get free British Tennis Membership worth £25, which gives you a rating and automatic entry to the Wimbledon ballot. Those who come top of their group win £20 and everyone who completes three matches by the half-way mark is sent a free can of tennis balls. One player said: “I've had some fun matches and met some great people.”
If you have any queries about court bookings please contact the Sports Bookings Office on 020 7602 2226 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Office opening hours are 8am-dusk, Monday to Sunday (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day).