Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis & Squash Club
53, Newbridge Crescent
The club was founded in 1885 and moved to its present location in Newbridge Crescent in 1935. Standing in about 4 acres of land the main club house is an extensively modified Victorian detached house behind which are the various sports facilities set amongst the trees and borders of the well kept grounds.
The club has 7 squash courts, two of which are glass backed, 15 tennis courts of which three are indoors, a large gym with some of the latest equipment and an aerobic and dance studio. Coaching for both squash and tennis is provided by a professional team and the gym has a permanent fitness trainer with a small staff.
Both male and female changing rooms have power showers and saunas. A sports shop selling a full range of rackets and kit together with a restringing service and a bar and full restaurant complete the facilities available to members.
Run as a members club, but with a General Manager and 8 staff, there are currently around 1600 members of all age groups, 1500 of whom are full playing members for both tennis and/or squash and 100 with social membership.
The club has a professional squash team in the English National League and also runs 8 squash teams for men and women in two regional leagues in the winter and 5 teams in the summer.
Over the past two years the club has hosted the British under 19/15 Squash National Championships, two under 15 Grand Prix Events, an England versus the Rest of the World Squash Team Event and Graded Tournaments for all levels of players.
In April or May the club holds the Wolverhampton Open Tournament which is a recognised PSA Event.
Our category listings:
Squash : 4 - Squash Clubs - old database
Squash : 5 - Squash Facilities
Squash : 6 - Coaching & Education
Tennis : 2 - Tennis Clubs
Tennis : 4 - Tennis Facilities
Tennis : 5 - Tennis Coaching & Education