Tennis facilities and coaching | Kent Sport


Level up your game with Kent Sport

Our superb Kent Indoor Tennis and Events Arena on the University of Kent's Canterbury campus provides some of the best quality tennis courts locally.

Read on for more information about our fantastic tennis facilities, group coaching, and membership.

Kent Indoor Tennis and Events Arena

Our high-quality indoor tennis facility

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    Four acrylic courts

    From recreational to competitive tennis, junior to adult, you'll be able to do it all within our fantastic tennis facilities.

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    Open in all weather

    Take advantage of the courts being indoors, and never have to battle the elements again!

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    Affordable options

    Play recreationally from just £5 per person, or take out an annual membership and book a space for free.

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    Open to everyone

    Our tennis courts are on the University of Kent's Canterbury campus, but we're open to all members of the community.

Tennis Opportunities

Whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, you'll find a tennis programme to suit your needs with Kent Sport.

Our structured coaching programme with our LTA qualified coaching team includes coaching for 4-year-olds through to adults on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays for £10 per session regardless of your Kent Sport membership tier. These sessions are open to everyone and all ability levels.

All members can join our Cardio Tennis on Wednesday mornings 11am to 12pm, and Sunday Social Tennis sessions 10am to 12pm. Book these sessions through your online account.

Student Tennis

Students can access the inclusive Student Tennis Society sessions by joining their society. This includes options for all levels from Beginners to Team players.

Students can also join the new Inter College Tennis League for just £10 per term.

University of Kent Staff Tennis

Staff can access various weekly sessions through the ALL Active programme:

  • Monday Cardio Tennis
  • Tuesday Social Tennis
  • Thursday Coaching
  • Friday 'Rackets' Session (at the Sports Centre)

Tennis Timetable

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About us

Here at Kent Sport, we operate all the sports and fitness facilities across the University of Kent's Canterbury campus. 

The Kent Indoor Tennis and Events Arena (KITEA) is located within the Sports Pavilion outdoor complex and houses our four indoor acrylic tennis courts. Our tennis courts are available for booking throughout the year, with the exception of bank holidays and the Christmas holiday. 

Everyone is welcome to become a member of Kent Sport with our range of membership options, allowing you to book courts at your leisure, or join one of our Group Tennis Coaching courses and Private Tennis Lessons

Nick Skelton leads the tennis coaching team at Kent Sport and is an LTA Level 5 qualified coach. For direct enquiries please email

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