Racket Sports

Racket sports are very popular within the University and with local community members. We offer casual opportunities to get involved in badminton, squash and tennis, as well as more structured options and club activities that take place within our facilities. Use the tabs below to find out how to get involved in each sport on a casual basis. Further information about club activities can be found in the related links section of this page.

Iffley Road Sports Centre

 

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Badminton courts are available to book in the Acer Nethercott Sports Hall (£9.00 per court per hour) and in the Main Sports Hall (£7.00 per court per hour).

How to Book

For existing members, courts can be booked and paid for online using the button below, at Iffley Road Sports Centre reception or by contacting our reception team on 01865 611476. Courts are available to book up to 8 days in advance. All prices include VAT where applicable, are subject to our booking terms and conditions and subsequent facility use is subject to our Sports Facilties: Terms of Use.

 

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For new members, an activated Activated 'Rackets Access Card' required to book – for further details about how to activate an access card, please visit our membership and activity passes page.

Iffley Road Sports Centre

 

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Squash courts are available to book for £6.00 per 45 minute slot.

How to Book

For existing members, courts can be booked and paid for online using the button below, at Iffley Road Sports Centre reception or by contacting our reception team on 01865 611476. Courts are available to book up to 8 days in advance. All prices include VAT where applicable, are subject to our booking terms and conditions and subsequent facility use is subject to our Sports Facilties: Terms of Use.

 

BOOK NOW

 

For new members, an activated Activated 'Rackets Access Card' required to book – for further details about how to activate an access card, please visit our membership and activity passes page.

Iffley Road Sports Centre

 

Grass Court Tennis
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The grass and artificial clay courts at Iffley Road Sports Centre are available to book casually but only to members of Oxford University Lawn Tennis Club. The club do offer a casual membership, which will then allow you to book courts using our online booking system. If you are interested in booking courts at Iffley Road Sports Centre, please visit the club website using the button below to enquire about casual membership.

 

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Parks Tennis Association

Oxford University Parks Tennis Association (OUPTA) offers 5 months of splendid, grass court tennis in the idyllic University Parks.

The 2019 Season starts on Saturday 27th April and courts will be available until Monday 30th September. Members must supply their own tennis balls as these are not provided by the Association. White kit to be worn for play at all times and footwear must be appropriate for grass courts.

Available Playing Times

Monday to Sunday: 10:00 – 20:00

No prior booking or arranging of matches needed, just turn up and play! Club Sessions are open to all OUPTA members and are an opportunity to informally play matches amongst one another in a friendly club atmosphere.

Club Sessions on Wednesday (17:00 – 20:00) and Saturday (14:00 – 20:00)

Membership Rates – Summer 2019

Member Type Cost
Current Oxford University Student £32.00
University or College Staff £45.00
Community Member £65.00
Summer Member (1st July to 30th September only) £40.00

 

Please enquire about Life Membership for any of the above categories by emailing reception at Iffley Road Sports Centre via enquiries@sport.ox.ac.uk.

To Join

Prospective members should download and complete a membership application form, available below, and be aware of the OUPTA Terms and Conditions of Membership and Facility Use 2019 and the OUPTA Privacy Notice.

 

 

Application forms and payment can be processed at reception in Iffley Road Sports Centre or you can post the completed form, with payment enclosed to Oxford University Parks Tennis Association, Oxford University Sport, Iffley Road, Oxford, OX4 1EQ.

 
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