Facility Development

The facility planning process is an essential element of providing quality tennis facilities that can continually meet the needs of club members, participants, administrators, coaches, facility operators, local councils and communities.

Planning the development of a new, or improving an existing tennis facility, is an involved process that will take time, effort and resources to ‘get it right’. Involving stakeholders, communicating with local councils, combining club member skills and engaging professional services are all important steps to consider.

This page provides links to useful resources to assist with your facility development project.

  • Find out more information about the opportunities Book A Court can provide to your club. See attached promotional flyer and link to FAQs.
  • Book A Court is an online booking system which links to a pin pad gate access solution. Hear testimonials from clubs involved in the pilot of the project.
  • Tennis Australia's Facility Planning and Development Guide is a comprehensive guide for all facility development projects.
  • Build your own Hot Shots mini courts with this comprehensive information guide.
  • Tennis Australia and Tennis Victoria can assist your club to apply for funding through the National Court Rebate and Facility Loan Scheme.
  • Information regarding Tennis Australia's National Court Rebate funding to develop tennis facilities.
  • Tennis Victoria’s Technical Services provides a range of services to clubs including facility audits, condition reports and investigations, project costs estimates and more. Fees are involved, however Tennis Victoria may make a contribution.
  • What type of surface will your club go for in its next upgrade? Here's an overview of the different types of surfaces for tennis
  • Clubhouses are important for any tennis club, as they provide the social environment for your club. Review this fact sheet for considerations with your clubhouse development project.
  • Correct foundations are essential in ensuring the longevity and stability of what you build on top. Poor foundations ultimately lead to damage, rectification costs and potentially less than optimum life. This fact sheet provides important information for your consideration.
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