The courts must be booked through ClubSpark. Please contact Maria if you have joined but not received an invite or if you need any help with ClubSpark.
- Both courts will be open from 8am to 9pm, with the last court booking at 8pm. The courts are available to be booked in one hour slots, with a maximum of two hours per day. Members are free to continue playing on court if no one else is waiting to play. At present, there are no restrictions on how many days in a week you can book courts. There are some restrictions on the days/times available (see below). When you book, you will be given the code for the lock. This is changed regularly.
- If you are the last ones on the courts and no one is waiting, please ensure you lock the court.
Court restrictions during the summer league (March to early Sept) (subject to change)
Members only: Wednesday evenings 6pm to 9pm (both courts)
Members only: Sunday 11am to 2pm (both courts)
Bolton League players: Monday evenings 6pm to 9pm (both courts) (not all Mondays)
Ladies Team matches: Tuesday evenings 6pm to 9pm (both courts) (all Tuesdays)
Mixed Team matches: Thursdays 6pm to 9pm (both courts) (not all Thursdays)
Members and visitors: All other times
Membership of Darwen Tennis Club is open to anyone wishing to play tennis.
Membership will run from the 1st March each year. Please contact the Treasurer to discuss options if joining mid-season.
£95 (if one or more clean-up dates attended and paid before the 30.4)
£105 (non-attendance at clean-up dates and paid by before the 30/4)
£120 (all members regardless of any deductions if paid after the first match fixture)
If members of another club, there are two options for the reduced membership plan:
1) Pay £30 upfront and £2 per match fees
2) Pay £5 x 10 matches and thereafter £2 match fees ( £5 is £3 membership plus £2 match fees)
Both options pay visitors’ fees.
Student: £40 Junior: £35
Please note: £5 from student and junior subscriptions if paid on or before 30th April 2023
Special offer to adults who have not been a member previously: £50
Family membership for new members*:
A) £50 1 parent + 1 child
B) £70 2 parents + 1 child
C) £100 2 parents + 2 children
*This subscription is only valid whilst playing as a combination of parent and child as per your membership.
with membership C) one parent and one child can play or two parents and one child, but not two parents and no children.
with membership B) one parent and one child can play, but not two parents and no child.
If the family membership you purchase does not apply to the people who are playing on court (eg, you have membership A) and you wish 2 parents and 1 child to pay), you can pay visitors’ fees for the extra person.
Membership subscription may be paid to:
Mrs S Haworth, 45 Priory Drive, Darwen, BB3 3PT or online. Please email Maria Melia for bank details.
You do not have to be a member to play tennis on the courts.
To book a court, you will need to register with ClubSpark and pay online.
Visitors' fees per hour:
Junior £6 (to book a court for a junior, please ring Pete Aspin 07934 063543 or Maria Melia 0744 624 0558.
Darwen Tennis Club is extremely grateful to all those "friends of the club" who are in the hundred club and support the club.
If you wish to join the hundred club please contact any member of the committee who will give you a direct debit form with the club's bank details. The cost is £2 per month and you will, by joining, become a social member of the club. Monthly prize draws are made and the winners published on this page. We also have an annual grand prize drawn at the "Christmas Cheer" social event at the beginning of December.
You can also just become a social member by paying an annual subscription of £12