Adaptive Tennis

What is Adaptive Tennis?

Adaptive Tennis is a form of tennis for those who have disabilities. It’s played on a regulation tennis court, with minimum  modification to the balls and racquets.

How is the program delivered?

We use equipment and coaching techniques that adapt to players specific needs, such as:

  • Sport chairs
  • Specialised Tennis balls
  • Mini nets

Can I participate in the Adaptive Tennis Programs?

Adaptive tennis is for anyone living with a disability or medical condition not limited to:

  • Physical Disability
  • Blind and Low Vision
  • Deaf and Hearing
  • Intellectual Disability and Autism
  • Mental health condition

How do I start playing?

There are a number of sessions available each week which can be booked directly through our website such as the Saturday Adaptive Tennis Hub and weekday Blind & Low Vision Tennis classes. For our Mental Health tennis programs can be booked. For private lessons please contact the office to make a booking.

Current Program information

We do our best to keep program information up to date, however program time/date/facility can change. Please be sure to always pre-book before attending classes.

  • Adaptive Tennis Hub: 9:30 to 11:30am, Alexandria Park tennis courts, AlexandriaBlind & low Vision tennis: Wednesday 12 to 1;30pm, Surry Hills
  • Wheelchair Tennis: Friday 12 to 1:30pm, Surry Hills
  • Mental Health Tennis Program: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 11am to 12pm, Surry Hills. (Please contact Buckingham House on (02) 9393 9240 for more information on how to join the Buckingham house tennis program)

Can I apply for NDIS funding?

NDIS Funding is available to those who plan manage or self manage their NDIS plans and have goals around increased social participation, improved physical well being and increased recreation participation/activities in their plan. For further information please get in touch.