Tennis Membership

Swing into action with our fantastic new tennis membership in partnership with Cumbernauld Tennis Club at Broadwood launching on 1st April 2017. You will have unlimited access to the superb clay courts as well as lots of additional benefits.


Full details of the membership can be found here

Read on to find out about our great coaching classes that are delivered across North Lanarkshire.

Tennis Coaching

Our Tennis Academy is for everyone from toddlers to adults. In partnership with Tennis Scotland and delivered by LTA qualified coaches, each session changes to allow every child to develop an understanding of the sport and build the ability to play every shot including forehand, backhand, volley and serve.

The classes run across four venues: Airdrie, Broadwood, Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility and Wishaw.


  • Tots Tennis: 3 - 5 Years
  • Mini Red Ball: 4 - 7 Years
  • Mini Orange Ball: 8 - 9 Years
  • Mini Green Ball: 9 - 10 Years
  • Yellow Ball: 11 - 16 Years
  • Additional Support Needs Class: Primary 1 - S6

Abilities: All levels and abilities

Skills Gained: Learn how to play tennis, the rules of the games as well as general skills such as technique, movement, balance, speed and co-ordination.


  • Tots Tennis: For children aged 3-5 years and introduced them to the basic skills in tennis such as balance, movement, coordination through fun tennis games and activities.  Each child will use small rackets and sponge tennis balls.
  • Mini Red Ball: It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. It’s just like the real game and gives players opportunities to have long rallies and play different types of shots.
  • Mini Orange Ball: A great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Red. It is played with shorter rackets, softer balls and courts are bigger and wider than the red stage but still smaller than full-size tennis courts allowing players to develop a rounded game whilst learning a range of techniques and tactics.
  • Mini Green Ball: Mini Tennis Green is a great way for players to continue their progress from Mini Tennis Orange. It is played on a full size tennis court, with bigger rackets and balls which are a little softer than yellow balls.
  • Yellow Ball: Played on a full size tennis courts using full size tennis rackets and full compression yellow tennis balls.
  • ASN: This class is open to children who have additional support needs. Split into different age groups, the class looks to ensure that each child develops their tennis skills through fun and inclusive tennis drills and games.

What to Bring: A drink (water is recommended) as well as sports clothing: shorts, tracksuit, t-shirt, trainers. Rackets and balls are provided.

Bookings: All new and existing bookings are done by calling your preferred venue. Classes cost £22.65 per month and the programme is delivered over 50 weeks of the year.

Included in your monthly fee

If you take out an Ultimate Sports Membership, or our standard sport specific membership, you will also receive the following great benefits:

  • 50 Lessons annually
  • Unlimited Swims in any NL Leisure Pools including the Time Capsule Waterpark in Coatbridge
  • BMX Sessions at Broadwood, Cumbernauld and Ice Skating Sessions at the Time Capsule (please refer to timetable)
  • OVER 12’S have unlimited access to NL Leisure Gyms and Fitness Classes
  • Unlimited Access to Kids NL Sessions and Off-peak use of Fundamentals soft play areas at Boadwood and Time Capsule


Airdrie Sports Centre


 Sunday   Mini Red Ball (4 - 7 Years)   9am - 10am
 Sunday  Mini Orange Ball (8 - 9 Years)  10am - 11am
 Sunday  Mini Green Ball (9 - 10 Years)   11am - 12pm 

To book please contact Airdrie on 01236 341956


Monday Mini Red Ball (4-7 years)  4pm - 5pm  Sports Hall
Monday Mini Orange Ball (8-9 years)  4pm - 5pm  Tennis Courts
Monday Mini Green Ball (9-11 years) 5pm - 6pm  Tennis Courts
Monday Adult Coaching (16 +) 6:30pm - 7:30pm  Tennis Courts
 Wednesday  Mini Red Ball (4 - 7 Years)   4pm - 5pm Sports Hall
 Wednesday Mini Red Ball (4 - 7 Years)  5pm - 6pm Sports Hall
 Wednesday Mini Orange Ball (8 - 9 Years)  6pm - 7pm Tennis Courts
 Wednesday Mini Green Ball (9 - 10 Years)   7pm - 8pm  Tennis Courts
 Wednesday Yellow Ball (11-16 Years)  8pm - 9pm Tennis Courts

To book please contact Broadwood on 01236 341952

Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility

 Tuesday  Mini Red Ball (4 - 7 Years)   5pm - 6pm
 Tuesday  Mini Red Ball (4 - 7 Years)  6pm - 7pm
 Tuesday  Mini Orange Ball (8 - 9 Years)  7pm - 8pm
 Thursday  Tots Tennis (3 - 5 Years)  12pm - 12.45pm 
 Thursday  ASN  5pm - 6pm
 Thursday  Mini Orange Ball (8 - 9 Years)  6pm - 7pm
 Thursday  Mini Green Ball (9 - 10 Years)  7pm - 8pm

To book please contact Ravenscraig on 01698 640800

Wishaw Sports Centre

 Tuesday   Mini Red Ball (4 - 7 Years)   5pm - 6pm
 Tuesday  Mini Orange Ball (8 - 9 Years)  6pm - 7pm
 Tuesday  Mini Green Ball (9 - 10 Years)  7pm - 8pm
 Wednesday (Outdoor Court)  Mini Green Ball (9 - 10 Years)   6pm - 7pm 
 Wednesday (Outdoor Court)  Yellow Ball (11 - 16 Years)  7pm - 8pm
 Wednesday (Outdoor Court)  Adult Class  8pm - 9pm
 Thursday (Outdoor Court)  Adult Class  8.30pm - 9.30pm

To book please contact Wishaw on 01698 640794

Townhead Community Centre

Thursday Mini Red Ball (4 - 7 Years) 5pm - 6pm
Thursday Mini Orange Ball (8 - 9 Years)  6pm - 7pm
Thursday Mini Green Ball (9 - 10 Years) 7pm - 8pm

To book, please contact 01236 449572.


Adult Classes

We offer lessons for adults ranging from absolute beginners to advance, for those who want to improve their game and play on a regular basis. The classes are structured in a way which enables you to improve your technique whilst still having the opportunity to play in regular matches, keep fit and have fun.

Sessions run on Wednesday (8-9pm) and Thursday (8.30 - 9.30pm) evenings on the outdoor Tennis courts at Wishaw Sports Centre and cost £44 per 8 week block but you can join at any time.

We also have a session that takes place at Broadwood on Monday evenings (6.30 - 7.30pm).

For more info on any of the above classes contact


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