Gardens Tennis Club – a great sporting option for kids and adults

Gardens Tennis Club

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Gardens Tennis Club is the largest and one of the most successful tennis centres in Darwin. The centre has 12 hard courts under lights, a Pro Shop for all your needs and an air conditioned club house. Gardens Tennis has provided a venue for tennis in Darwin for decades and was first established in June 1958 trading as the Darwin Tennis Association. The club caters for all ages from 3 years to adults. Read on for more about the club and the programs they offer.

Gardens Tennis

A long term community tennis club and offers programs from 3 years to adults. Gardens Tennis is located adjacent to Skycity Casino at 47 Gilruth Ave, The Gardens .They also accept the NT Government Sports Vouchers. The centre is committed to providing a safe, healthy and family friendly venue. Term one commences Monday 29th of January 2018.

Gardens Tennis

Open Day

On Saturday 3rd of February, Gardens Tennis is holding their Open Day. Everyone is welcome to come down to try tennis for FREE, meet the coaches and have a BBQ. The event kicks off from 4.30 pm. The team are excited to meet new and existing players for the year!

Programs available

Gardens Tennis offer a free intro session if your new to the centre to best asses your child’s tennis needs and find a suitable program. There are programs and sessions available on various days and times. Please contact the club for more information – details at the bottom of this post.

ANZ Hot Shots Group lessons

Are for children aged 5 years to teenagers and has four stages – launch pad, hot shots 1, hot shots 2 and hot shots 3. The hot shot group lessons are taught through a game based learning philosophy. Activities or rules are progressed and regressed to suit each individual to keep the player challenged and engaged. These group lessons are available most days of the week in the afternoons/evenings and on weekend mornings.

Launch pad/Blue stage program

This is a brand new program available for 3-5 year olds and focuses on developing motor skills from an early age. Skills taught include: movement, throwing, catching & striking which are essential skills and the foundations of tennis. This program is on Mondays afternoons and Saturday mornings. Enrol early to secure your spot for a 9 week term.

young boy playing tennis

Squad lessons

Theses lessons are for the development and elite squads and run for 1.5 hours. The squads focus on tactical awareness, decision making, problem solving, routines, set plays and fitness. They are by invitation only.

Private lessons

Private lessons are available Monday through to Saturday dependant on coaches availability. Please contact Gardens Tennis with your enquiry and interest.

Adult group sessions

For beginners through to intermediate these sessions are great for everyone. Come and play on Monday or Tuesday nights 7pm to 8.30pm for $20 per session or $15 for members. 10 session passes available as well.

Gardens Tennis also hosts and takes part in various tournaments throughout the year. You can also hire a court for your own personal use and games. Gardens Tennis also strongly encourage schools to get active and participate in Tennis! For more information about any of these options and programs check out their website below or contact the centre to register your child today!

Contact Gardens Tennis on 08 8981 2181 or

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