Junior tennis

Pav & Ave Info

We have around 170 junior members in the club with an age range of 3 years to 18 years. Many of our junior members take part in the coaching programme which caters for all ages and levels, from mini red, mini orange, mini green to traditional yellow ball squads.

Pavilion and Avenue Tennis Club is one of only 3 ‘Performance Centres’ in Sussex. ‘Performance’ status is awarded by the LTA to clubs which run their coaching programme to a high level and follow the LTA’s guidelines on mini tennis up to traditional yellow ball.

Our programme has many juniors competing in various competitions and has helped players achieve County, Regional, National and International standards.

Clubmark Status

Pav and Ave also has ‘Clubmark’ status, which is a mark of excellence awarded by the LTA in recognition of following guidelines concerning club management, coaching and child protection.

Competition

Juniors may take part in their own competitions including mini red, orange, green and yellow ball events.In addition matchplays are run for players looking for extra match play opportunities. We also enter quite a few teams into the county leagues which the players always enjoy taking part in.

During the Easter holidays, the club hosts the ‘Pav & Ave Junior Open’, a grade 4 tournament attracting players from outside the county as well as many of our own juniors. During the Spring/Summer the club’s Closed Championships take place.