Tennis For Free, an exciting tennis charity, will be
serving up free tennis, equipment and coach led training sessions to tennis
fanciers of all ages and backgrounds in Cirencester for 50 weeks of the year.
Looking to capitalise on the Wimbledon fever, 10am June 23rd will
see the launch of 2 hours of free weekly coach led tennis sessions that will be
available year round at Pype Hayes Park, Chester Road in Erdington (Birmingham). The free weekly sessions have been made possible by a partnership with Birmingham City Council, the Tennis For Free Charity and Sutton Coldfield Tennis Club. Tennis For Free is a registered charity founded by comedian Tony
Hawks. Supported by Sport England and
the LTA and with high profile Patrons such as Stephen Fry and Judy Murray, the
charity aims to create healthy, vibrant tennis communities on FREE public park
tennis courts. The scheme in Erdington is also supported by a wider coaching programme delivered by Sutton Coldfield Tennis Club. Those looking for a private game of tennis can book a
court online at the website www.pypehayestennis.co.uk or target free
access court times for a casual game of tennis at all times when organised coaching is scheduled.
Tennis For Free’s CEO Paul Jessop commented, "We're looking
forward to working with the council and Sutton Coldfield Tennis Club in sparking a new
wave of tennis interest into Pype Hayes Park and getting people of all ages
partaking in some enjoyable and healthy activity. There are times when people
can come and get coaching free, times when there is low cost targeted group coaching, provate coaching options and the courts are free for a casual
game when organised tennis is not scheduled – there's something for everyone!!"
Those interested in attending the FREE sessions will need to register at pypehayesparktennis.co.uk (a once off registration process where you'll create a personal login) allowing you to quickly 'book' in yourself and family members all at a click of a button. All information about the tennis services at Pype Hayes Park can be found at the website www.pypehayestennis.co.uk. You can also get more information about Tennis For Free by visiting the charity’s