Mini Tennis

Loughborough Sport Tennis runs a popular Mini Tennis Programme offering a great introduction to the sport for 2-11 year olds.

Through coaching session, holiday camps and tennis parties players will learn the fundamental skills of tennis, before putting those skills into practice in our mini tennis competition. All of the Mini Tennis Programme take place in our indoor facility on the University campus and are led by our friendly and enthusiastic coaches. 

Mini Tennis Coaching

Coaching is run by our fantastic student coaches under the guidance of the Tennis Intern. Coaching sessions are designed for 2-10 year olds. Below is what we teach and develop within the various age groups:

  • Tots Tennis 2-5 year-olds: (2 years old require a parent or guardian on court, to ensure they maximise their experience) Developing the Fundamental skill of tennis whilst having fun in a friendly environment.
  • Mini Red 5-8 year-olds: Learn to serve, rally and score with a slow ball as well as, building on Fundamental movement and co-ordination skills needed for tennis.
  • Mini Orange 8-9 year-olds: Develop a rounded game, learning a range of techniques and tactics. Played on a court just smaller than a full court with a softer ball.
  • Mini Green 9-10 year-olds: Put techniques and skills into practice on a full size court with a faster ball. Played on a full court with a ball marginally softer than a full yellow ball.

Dates and Prices

Sessions start back on 6th and 8th September 2018





Tots Tennis


9:00-9:30am and 11:30-12:00noon

£30 (10x30minute sessions)

Mini Red

4:00-5:00pm and 5:00-6:00pm

9:30-10:30am and 10:30-11:30am

£60 (10x60minute sessions)

Mini Orange and Mini Green


9:00-10:30am and 10:30-12:00noon

£90 (10x90minute sessions)

Holiday Camps

Holiday camps

Tennis Holiday Camps with a mix of other sports!

Who: Anyone keen to be involved between the ages of 5 and 11

When (9:00-15:00 on all days):

  • Monday 30th July—Wednesday 1st August (Deadline for booking: 23rd July)
  • Monday 20th August —Wednesday 22nd August (Deadline for booking: 13th August)

Cost £75 for all 3 days (No individual day bookings available)

Minimum 10 booked on to camp by the deadline day in order to go ahead

Maximum of 30 children, places given on first come first serve basis

Book a place

Contact  for more information

To book please call Loughborough Sport Tennis Centre, 01509 226246

Mini Tennis Competition Series

Time to put all the practice into action in entry level competition aimed at beginner players starting to compete. It is all about getting on court and playing matches!


More information coming soon!

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Kids Parties

Fun tennis activities on court with coaches aimed at the age of the party. Also, include access to party room for food and refreshments (food and refreshment NOT provided).

Maximum Number for Tots/Mini Red parties: 20 Players

Maximum Number for Orange/Green Parties: 10 Players

Dates and Prices:

Cost £150

This includes 1 hour on court with coaches followed by 1 hour in the party room.

Dates and more details are available on request, please email

Book now

To book a session please contact us:


Telephone: 01509 226246