"In Greater Sydney and other lockdown areas, exercise can only be done in a person’s local government area (LGA) or, if outside their LGA, within 5 kilometres of their home. People living in LGAs of concern can only exercise for 1 hour and MUST stay within 5 kilometres of their home. There is a curfew for people living in LGA’s of concern between 9pm and 5am. You must carry and wear a face mask at all times in all indoor and outdoor areas of non-residential premises (except doing strenuous exercise)."
You can only book a City Community Tennis court if it’s within 5 km of your home or if you live within the City of Sydney local government area.
Singles play or Private lessons Only (1 player/1 coach) for the same 2 players during the booking time. There are no exceptions and no swapping on and off of different players during your booking. Note: there is a $3,000 on the spot fine for breaching the two person outdoor exercise/recreation rule.
You must register your playing partner online when booking and ensure you both reside within the City of Sydney Local Government Area or no more than 5kms from the tennis court. Bookings with incomplete information will be deleted.
You must carry I.D. / proof of residence when playing at the courts
You must wear a face mask travelling to and from the tennis courts
You must check in on arrival by scanning the QR code at the tennis court gate
You must follow strict hygiene procedures which includes use of hand sanitiser
Please arrive dressed, ready to play and follow the 'Play & Go Rule'
Please finish your booking on-time
If you have any queries or need to cancel a booking and are having trouble doing this online please email us with your full name, date, time & location of your booking.
These programs are suspended until further notice:
Shared Private Lessons
Hot Shots Children’s Classes
Adult Group Classes, Match Play, Doubles Play
HP Social Tennis
Adaptive Tennis Programs
Club Ladder, UTR, ESTC, Weeknight and other Competitions
Yoga, meditation, table tennis and party bookings in the Coronation Hall
Office & pro-shop at Surry Hills currently closed (no racquet hire or restrings)
Toilets and changing rooms closed at Surry Hills
Zero Tolerance Policy
Aggressive and abusive behaviour will not be tolerated
Our coaching team and office staff are here to help not to be hurt
The health and safety of the community visiting the tennis facilities we manage and our staff are our number one concern and priority. We are a registered COVID safe business and have an approved COVID Safety Plan. Staff are advised not to come to work if they have any symptoms of a respiratory illness. We implemented many additional cleaning practises and procedures and are following them diligently.
Please have a COVID test if you have any cold symptoms or if you have visited any COVID case locations and stay home until you receive a negative result. You can click here for information on booking a COVID-19 Vaccine. Players are excluded from City Community Tennis facilities, must self-isolate and get tested for COVID if they have:
returned from overseas in the last 14 days
attended any reported case locations listed on the NSW Health website
Ensure physical distancing of at least 1.5 metres between people that do not come from the same household
No spectators or socialising around the courts
All transactions to be paid by Credit Card online
Maximum 2 hour court booking per player allowed per day
Hand sanitise before entering the court
If a player has a flu, cold or any respiratory symptom on the date of their booking or up to 2 weeks before their booking date they are responsible for letting us know and cancelling the booking (we can issue you with a credit)
If any player in the booking party shows up with a flu, cold or any respiratory symptom on the date of the booking they are not permitted to play and must be sent home
Players can only enter the court when their booking commences using PIN code
Use a tissue or glove to enter PIN codes on the security gate
Enter and leave courts on time and wait for previous players to exit before entering
No hand shaking, high fives or physical contact (touch racquets allowed)
Players to also bring their own hand sanitiser, water and equipment
Non authorised tennis coaches are NOT permitted to teach on or book our tennis courts without written consent (coaches without authorisation are trespassing and relevant authorities will be notified)
Additional Rules for Children and Parents
If a child has cold or flu-like symptoms, they are not permitted to attend classes or private lessons. They must stay home and follow the steps from a doctor and if need be, get tested for COVID 19. If your child becomes unwell please call or email the office to cancel their lesson. Children will need a medical clearance to return to tennis.
Children must arrive dressed to train and then head home after the lesson
Parents are permitted to stay but are not permitted on the tennis court
Parents and children must stay maintain 1.5 metres between other parents & children
All children need to bring their own racquet each week
If a child doesn’t have a racquet, they can purchase one from our pro shop
Please email our team to organise a suitable racquet
Any equipment used by coaches will be disinfected before and after lessons
Children are required to hand sanitise before going on court.
Coaches will have hand sanitiser outside the court for the children and parents to use
Children are able to use the toilets but will need to be escorted by their parents
Children are to wait outside the courts and wait for the coach to invite them inside
Coaches will finish the class a few minutes before the lesson to allow for picking up balls and to allow for children to exit before the other children enter
Children must not shake hands or high five at the end of the lesson instead they will be able to wave their hands in the air or do a racquet high five