'Live well with LiveWire'

Tennis is a fantastic social sport, great for fitness and mental wellbeing. Playing tennis will help you to develop your coordination skills and stamina.

Rackets and balls can be supplied by sites for a small deposit.

View LiveWire's tennis membership options

 

Pay and play

Pay and play - club session 

Supervised weekly sessions are organised by our coaching team aimed at creating a fun and affordable environment for starting your tennis Journey.

The sessions are run for all age groups from age 4 through to adults.

Sessions are two hours in duration, held every week:

  • Outdoors at Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub on Mondays 5.00pm to 7.00pm*
  • Indoor at Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Centre on Sundays 4.00pm to 6.00pm*

 * Times may change

Are you interested?

Pay as you go for £4 per session or join as an Advantage member which includes free use of the outdoor courts at both Birchwood and Sankey for as little as £8.50 per month for children or £18.50 for adults. 

Pay and play - morning tennis

Adults morning sessions for improvers are held weekly at Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Centre, taking place on four mornings each week. The sessions are organised by a member of our coaching team.

The sessions are primarily based around doubles, match play and tactics. Our morning tennis players have the flexibility to book onto a session as and when they wish, although they are very popular so booking is advised to reserve your place!

Sessions are 1.5 hours in duration, held every week at Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Centre:

  • Tuesday 9.30am to 11.00am - £6.70*
  • Thursday 9.30am to 11.00am - £6.70*
  • Friday 9.30am to 11.00am - £6.70*
  • Saturday 7.00am to 8.30am - £6.10*

 * dates, times and prices may change

To book a morning tennis session, contact Birchwood Tennis and Leisure Centre

 

Junior and Adult coaching

Junior Activate 

Junior Activate sessions are the first stage of structured coaching on our junior programme. Activate sessions are fun and engaging one-hour group sessions, following a high quality scheme of work tried and tested over a number of years.

Players will have the opportunity to develop their fundamental skills and athletic movements, as well as gaining a sound understanding of the various shots used to play tennis. All equipment is provided, so why not come down and find your inner Murray with Livewire today?

For more information about the Junior Activate session, please contact Birchwood Tennis and Leisure Centre

Adult Activate

Beginner

Never picked up a racket before? No problem, you will be made to feel right at home with our team of coaches on the adult’s beginner sessions. During these 1 hour weekly sessions we will teach you everything you need to know and get you playing tennis as quickly as possible.

Improver

Have you been playing for a while but would like a bit of extra help in finding that winning shot? Then these sessions are for you. Our 1 hour weekly Improver groups ran by members of our coaching team are full of likeminded individuals who tend to play a lot of social and club tennis, but still want to be pushed on to the next level.

For more information about the Adult Activate sessions, please contact Birchwood Tennis and Leisure Centre

 

Junior Performance Programme 

Already play and looking for junior tennis squads of the right level? Then our Aspire Programme and Academy Programme might be the best fit for you. The programmes are run on an assessment / invitational basis with players usually playing to a specific rating, ranking or club level.

Aspire

If you are already on our activate programme or playing elsewhere but looking to further develop your game and commit to competing as well as training more than once a week then the Aspire programme may be best suited for you. Sessions cover both technical and tactical work incorporating regular match play. Typically, players have an individual coach and train 3+ hours per week.

Academy

Our two-hour Academy squads are built to help best players in the area come together and train on a weekly basis. The sessions consist of Individualised specific training for players at county, regional or national level. These sessions cover technical, tactical and physical areas and are used to support the player’s individual programmes. Typically, players Train 6+ hours per week as a combination of individual and group lessons.

For more information or if you would like to join our Aspire or Academy programmes, please contact Birchwood Tennis and Leisure Centre

 

1-2-1 Coaching

Private lessons will give you targeted help on particular areas of your game, helping to develop your strokes as well as tactical, technical, mental and physical aspects of your game. 1-2-1 lessons are for players of all ages and abilities, and can run from 30 mins to two-hours dependant on ability. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced player, we can help you improve your game!

To book 1-2-1 coaching, please contact your preferred hub/centre:

 

Book a Court

Tennis is a fantastic social sport, great for fitness and mental wellbeing. Playing tennis will help you to develop your coordination skills and stamina.

Rackets and balls can be supplied by sites for a small deposit.

All tennis courts are available to hire for a social game for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Our tennis facilities:

  • Four macadam outdoor courts at Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Complex
  • Four acrylic indoor tennis courts at Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Complex
  • Four floodlight macadam outdoor courts at Great Sankey Neighbourhood hub

To book a court, please contact your preferred hub/centre:

 

Tennis Memberships

 View LiveWire's tennis membership options