FAQ

Last updated 04 Apr 2022.

How much is membership?
– M1/W1 £160
– M2/W2 £135
– M3/W3,4 £110
– M4,5 £90
– Social Tennis (students): £60
– Social Tennis (senior members: staff, alumni, and other non-students): £100

How do I pay?
We would prefer you to pay by bank transfer to the Tennis Club account. The details for this are on the ‘Join the Club’ page.

Is there a lifetime membership?
No.

How frequently do I have to renew my membership?
Once a year. Membership runs to 31 October every year.

Can I join later in the year?
Yes, you may. You will be asked to pay the same fee and the membership will end on 31 October. Summer Membership for Social Tennis from the start of Easter Term through to 31 October is available at a reduced rate of £40 for students, and £70 for senior members. Membership cannot be refunded.

Where is the tennis club?
The club is at Fenner’s, Gresham Road, CB1 2EP. See below for a map.

Fenner's Location

How many courts are there?
There are 3 hard courts, and up to 8 grass courts in the summer.

Do I have to book courts in advance?
Yes – bookings are done through the CamUniSport App. Please see the Court Booking page for more details.

Are there racquets I can borrow?
Extremely limited due to COVID. We strongly recommend bringing your own rackets. Locally, they can be purchased from sports shops such as Decathlon Cambridge or branches of Top Spin Tennis.

Do I have to buy my own tennis balls?
We recommend bringing your own balls. There may be occasions when the Club’s baskets of balls are available, but they are now often locked away.

How do I find people to play with?
We will send you the link to our Facebook group and WhatsApp chat once you have joined the Club.

Is there a ballot for Wimbledon tickets and, if so, what are the chances of getting tickets?
Yes, there is a Wimbledon ticket ballot. Only full members of CULTC have the option of being entered into the ballot. The chances of getting tickets from the club ballot are higher than from the public ballot. NOTE FOR 2022: THE BALLOT RULES HAVE CHANGED – WE ARE STILL AWAITING CONCRETE INFORMATION ON THIS.