Chobham Recreation Ground is home to Chobham Tennis Club and also provides free public access sessions for Chobham residents.
Current Covid-19 rules state that people from separate households can play singles only. Groups of four people from the same household can play doubles. You should not play if you or someone from your household is self-isolating.
We are currently operating a booking system for the public access periods, so to book a session, please contact the Recreation Ground Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org and include a telephone number and your address - please be aware that this facility is for Chobham residents only. This email address is not checked at the weekend.
The public session times are:
Monday, 9.am-1pm* – 2 courts available - (book by 8.30am)
Tuesday, 9.am-1pm*– Only Court 3 available- (book by 8.30am)
Wednesday , 9.am-1pm* – 2 courts available - (book by 8.30am)
Sunday, 8.am-10am* – 2 courts available - (book by 5pm Friday)
*While social distancing measures are in place we are operating a 15 minutes between bookings policy, so will ask you to finish 15 minutes earlier than these times.
We can fit in at least two sessions on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesday mornings, from 9am until 10.45am and from 11am 12.45pm. You can also book 45 minute sessions.
Access is via the gate next to the Parish Pavilion. We will give you the padlock code when you book.
The current rules on playing tennis
2 people per court and singles games only for players from different households.
Doubles are permitted where a group of four players are all from the same household.
Bring disinfectant wipes and hand sanitiser and please wipe the padlock and handle when you arrive and leave.
Each player should use their own clearly marked tennis balls
Avoid using your hands to pick up tennis balls that aren’t yours - use your racquet/foot to hit/kick them to your opponent or return them to another court
Stay at least two metres away from other players at all times (including during play, when taking breaks and before and after play)
Do not make physical contact with other players (such as shaking hands or high five)
Stay on your side of court and avoid changing ends, or agree to change ends at opposite sides of the net.
Avoid chasing the ball down to another court if other players are using it.
For more detailed advice see the LTA
To find out more about Chobham Tennis Club, visit www.chobhamtennis.org.uk