Lessons and Sports Development Tennis Aberdeen Pay and Play Tennis Programme Something for everyone! Check out our range of pay and play tennis sessions below. Some of our sessions are included within Sport Aberdeen memberships – details within each programme below. Click here for more information about Sport Aberdeen memberships. You can now book our sessions online. Online bookings can be made here. The tennis programme at Ruthrieston Park is managed through its Clubspark online booking page. View session information and bookings here. Visit our Facebook page for the latest tennis updates from our team. Our Tennis Programme Adult match play These sessions are led by a coach and delivered on the indoor courts. They consist of conditioned games, point-play drills and organised Singles and Doubles match-play. Session themes are delivered according to the needs of the group. If there is anything in particular that you would like to work on, just let the coach know and they will aim to incorporate it into their plans. The classes are split and delivered at 2 ability levels. If you are unsure about your ability level then we recommend trying the Improver session and then the coach can move you into the advanced group is appropriate. Improver: Player can hold a basic rally, serve and return. Previous match play experience is helpful but not necessary Advanced: Player has previous match play experience and a tactical understanding of how to win a point. Technically can control the direction of the serve with pace and spin. Consistent controlled return of serve and groundstrokes. Social Tennis These sessions are timetabled on the indoor courts and is aimed at intermediate players (can rally, serve and play points out). It runs without a coach and consist of organised match play amongst the players. A great opportunity to meet other tennis enthusiasts and practice your game. Tennis balls and rackets provided. Play for free – session is included in the Get Active 4+ (Racquets) membership. Cardio Tennis Cardio Tennis is a fun group activity featuring tennis drills to give players an ultimate, high energy workout to music – the ‘Zumba’ of tennis! Open to all abilities, this is a great way for beginners to get into the sport and for stronger players to improve their fitness. Session for adults (16+) Play for free – session is included in the Get Active 2+ membership. What is Cardio Tennis? YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_Tgu3XekHI Tennis for Free Tennis for Free is a charity that supports tennis provision around the UK targeting all members of the community. Tennis Aberdeen are running free weekly coach led, family oriented sessions at: Aberdeen Tennis Centre Ruthrieston Outdoor Sport Centre Wheelchair Tennis An adult coaching session for wheelchair tennis, delivered on the indoor courts by our coaching team. The one-hour session will train chair movement, hitting drills and point play. You can use your own sports wheelchair or one can be provided for you (please call in advance). Inclusive Tennis A junior (P1-P7) specialist disability tennis session. All equipment provided, delivered by our trained coaching team. Please book in advance (online or call us), this helps our coaching team plan the best session. Active Ageing Tennis A specialised tennis session aimed at older adults (55 years +) delivered by a coach on the indoor tennis courts. Tea/coffee to follow activity. Play for free – session is included in the Active Lifestyles membership.