About Duffield Tennis Club

Duffield LTC is a vibrant club with around 500 members. Situated just north of Derby, it offers some of the best facilities in Derbyshire, with seven 7 all-weather courts, excellent changing rooms and a comfortable bar and lounge.

The club is owned and run by its members through an elected committee.  As much of the management and operation is carried out by volunteers, we save on costs and can offer very good value to members. 

The clubhouse is shared with Duffield Squash Club, who make their gym facility available to tennis club members. Joint membership is an option. A tennis/squash liaison committee is responsible for taking decisions which affect both clubs.

 

Tennis Clubmark

Duffield was one of the first clubs to be awarded the Tennis Clubmark. This quality standard guarantees that we:

  • Have a fair and transparent operational structure
  • Adhere to best practice around safeguarding junior and adult members/users
  • Deliver a comprehensive tennis programme for all ages and abilities
  • Have produced a clear plan of action for long term sustainability and future growth

We operate a code of conduct which applies to adult and junior players and to parents. If you have any problems at the club please contact the Secretary or another committee  member.  Full details of our complaints policy is available on-line. Our LTA-approved Safeguarding Policy is also available, alongside our Whistle Blowing and Diversity/Inclusion Policies. Our constitution and other policies can be viewed at the club.

We have a lively social programme, run jointly by a committee of tennis and squash club members. Regular events include quizzes, dinners and discos, as well as hikes and other outdoor activities.

Club history

Duffield Lawn Tennis Club 'has a long and distinguished  history with a number of renowned players. It was set up in 1882 and has operated continuously (on a number of sites) until the present day. The club has produced many County players and even a former Wimbledon boys’ champion.