Seniors Tennis

Senior Tennis offers options for every level, it is a fabulous way to keep fit and meet people.

  • Club social options.  Each club offers social and competitive options.  Please click on the clubs links to access contact details and find out more about what is on offer at your nearest club.
  • Coaching options.  Coaching is a fantastic way to get back into tennis and gain first hand information about what is available at your club.  All clubs have coaching programmes to suit every age and tennis ablilities, click on the club or coach link to choose a coaching option suitable to you.
  • Cardio tennis - hottest exercise option about at the moment! No need to know how to play tennis, join in a group exercise session on court in the fresh air and enjoy a workout at one of our TNZ registered Cardio Clubs. - Hope Club - Tahuna Club - Mapua Club - Motueka Club 
  • Tennis Xpress. Tennis Xpress is a worldwide ITF programme catering for beginner adults taking a serve, rally, score’ approach to learning. The programme is a fun, innovative way of teaching tennis which removes many of the barriers associated with learning the sport.  Using low-pressure balls, and focusing on playing the game, adults build confidence as they receive simple technical and tactical advice adapted for each player’s needs.  Hope Club - Mapua Club
  • NBS Senior Interclub. Nelson Building Society Senior Interclub runs from October through to April each year.  All members of clubs that are affliated to NBTA are welcome to take part in this competition.  There are 11 different grades on offer, geared to cater for all players. Register your interested through your club captain by 1st October'17.  Contact Ali McQuillan for any further queries.
  • Tournaments.
  • The South Island Masters Tennis Tournament takes place every second year - watch this space for information on 2017 Masters Games.  Singles, Doubles & mixed doubles, competitive and social. 
  • The Nelson Kia Senior Open takes place 12th & 13th Nov'16.  Singles, doulbes and mixed doubles, competitive and social. 
  • Contact Ali McQuillan for any further tournament information. 
  • Senior fixtures
  • Lucas Cup Challenge V Marlborough. 6th Nov '16, team of 4 men & 4 women, to be held in Nelson.
  • Winstanley Shield, V Marlborough & W Coast. 20th & 21st Feb’16, team of 2 men & 2 women, to be held in Blenheim.
  • Lucas Cup Challenge V W Coast. 12th March’16, team of 4 men & 4 women, to be held in Nelson
  • SI Open Tennis Champs, Quadrangular. 23rd-25th April’17, 5 men & 3 women, to be held at Wilding Park, Christchurch

Tennis Xpress - for beginner adults

Tennis Xpress is a programme catering for beginner adults, an innovative way of teaching tennis which removes many of the barriers associated with learning the sport.

To find out more - Click HERE

Contact Ngaire Calder & Vanessa Mairs to check out the programmes on offer in our region.

Cardio Tennis - a social group tennis-fitness programme.

Cardio Tennis is for people of all ages and abilities, combining the basics of tennis with cardiovascular exercise.

To find out more click HERE

Contact Ngaire Calder & Vanessa Mairs to check out the programmes on offer in our region.