Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club
Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club offers Tennis, Squash, a Gym and a Swimming pool. The club goes to great lengths to make sure there is something for everyone. and even has it’s own pro shop on site.
The tennis section is thriving, with lots always going on. So, if you’re after social tennis, competitive action or just some plain good old fashioned exercise, Lexden can accommodate all your needs and more!
Each week there are three club sessions. These are a great way to know new members whilst enjoying non-competitive tennis games. Members can also book courts for their own use outside the club’s programme.
Head coach , Rob Twyman is a Level 4 qualified LTA tennis coach. Rob works with a team of LTA qualified tennis coaches. The club boasts an extensive tennis coaching programme that caters for the needs of all the members, regardless of age or ability. Rob also runs a free coaching session for members every Saturday morning.
Lexden currently competes in the Aegon Team Tennis, Colchester & District Tennis league and Essex Veterans Cup. Teams also compete in the Colchester Area Friendly League.
The club also hosts four internal competitions running annually. Lexden aims to keep members continually involved in the fun and excitement. And therefore these tournaments are based around ever-changing playing formats, which help to keep playing fresh and exciting.
Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club offers a range of membership. You can pay either monthly or on an annual basis. However, the club does charge a joining fee. That said, a number of free day passes and one month taster memberships are also available.
The superb facilities of Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club includes two Outdoor tennis courts, which are covered by an Airdome in winter. In the summer the club also plays on four outdoor courts at Holmwood House School.