Sutton Tennis Academy (STA) is the country's first and only indoor junior tennis centre.
It opened in 1991 as a joint venture between London Borough of Sutton and the Junior Tennis Centres. The academy has now become the UK's leading tennis centre for the development of junior performance players.
Where is it located?
The Academy is located close to Central London - 4 miles south of Wimbledon - with easy access to the M25 and rail links to London, Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton airports.
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Facilities on site
The Academy offers excellent facilities including:
- 9 indoor acrylic, 9 clay, 2 outdoor acrylic and 3 outdoor AstroTurf court
- On-site sports physio, sports psychology and nutritional services
- On-site specialist sports gym for strength, conditioning and performance training
- Educational partnership with Cheam High School
- A relaxing sports lounge, indoor and outdoor viewing areas
Activities at the centre
- STA provides coaching and playing facilities for around 1,000 junior players a week and is acknowledged as one of the leading tennis centres in the UK. It is recognised as a centre of excellence, becoming the Lawn Tennis Association's South East regional headquarters in March 2000 and is now regarded as a national High Performance Centre
- The Academy is not just for juniors; adults can play here too! The extensive adult tennis programme provides adults of all ages and abilities with the opportunity to take up a course, practice on club nights, have private lessons or even book into a personal programme
- STA is proud to be a Disability Hub and supported by the Tennis Foundation. Their growing Disability Tennis programme caters for players with a variety of needs as well as offering a standalone wheelchair tennis course.
The Academy's tennis facilities are open to the public. Membership is not necessary. STA places continuous emphasis on junior and community tennis programmes, including close co-operation with local schools. The Tennis Academy formed in 2002 includes the Cheam High Tennis Scholarship Scheme, combining an academic programme at nearby Cheam High School with a full-time tennis and fitness programme.
If you would like to contact us for any reason please do so by one of the following ways:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- telephone: 020 8641 6611