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.
  • This fact sheet developed in conjunction with Netball Victoria is to be used when developing multi-line courts. It aligns with both national facility guidelines and outlines the minimum requirements for both sports.
  • Information regarding Tennis Australia's National Court Rebate funding to develop tennis facilities.
  • Tennis Victoria can assist your club to apply for a low interest loan from Tennis Australia through the Facility Loan Scheme.
  • 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.
  • This resource provides contact information for court builders, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers, to assist clubs with new facility development, redevelopment or resurfacing of courts, court maintenance, cleaning, lighting and ancillaries, including fencing and nets.
  • 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.
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