Published on: Tuesday 13th November 2018

Tennis Schools Roadshow


KAL are proud to work closely with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), providing an LTA approved Tennis Programme for both adults and juniors.

In September 2018 Batley Sports and Tennis Centre recently hosted the LTA’s tennis schools roadshow, working together to get more people playing tennis, more often. The roadshow was supported via grants from the LTA and Yorkshire Tennis.

Over 1100 KS1 school children had the opportunity to give tennis a go during the roadshow and in addition to the 20 other primary schools, were invited to take part in a free open weekend at Batley Sports and Tennis Centre.

We were overwhelmed by the interest!

Over 350 children attended the sessions and over 90 joined the fantastic tennis programme offered. As part of KAL’s plan to increase the tennis usage across the centre and local area, the roadshow was a success in presenting the new improvements, following an investment of £1.6 million into Batley Sports and Tennis Centre, part of which included resurfacing the indoor and outdoor tennis courts.

The appointment of new (LTA accredited) Tennis Development Manager, Michal Cicvak, in January 2018 has been an integral development in enriching the tennis programme at Batley Sports and Tennis Centre. Following the roadshow and the sessions run by himself and LTA Coach Phil Leighton, he said that the ‘Roadshow was not only a success but a GREAT success and I would like to thank everyone who has made the roadshow possible. It has enabled us to give over 1100 local school children the chance to try tennis’.

Tennis is growing at Batley Sports and Tennis Centre and when you experience a session there, it’s clear to see why. All levels are welcome!

Have you visited the new and improved Tennis Centre?

If you have a junior who might be ready to sign up for some fun and fitness, you can find out more by viewing the KAL Klub Tennis Membership.

More information about Batley Sports and Tennis Centre, junior and adult sessions and events can be found here.

We are looking for an addition to our fantastic Tennis coaching team. Find out more and apply here.





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