Established in 1884, Old College Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club is an intimate and friendly tennis and croquet club in Dulwich which caters for all playing standards. New members are always welcome.
Address: Gallery Road, Dulwich, London, SE21 7AB
The club is situated in the heart of Dulwich, within easy reach of Herne Hill, Norwood, Tulse Hill, Sydenham, Peckham and Brixton.
- Seven well-maintained all-weather courts (4 hard courts, 2 “Smash” courts and one porous acrylic court), five of which have floodlights
- One Golf croquet lawn
- Clubhouse equipped with changing rooms, vending machine, bar, TV, comfortable chairs & sofas and table tennis table
- Online court booking system and members’ directory
Our subscription rates are among the lowest for the area, given the quality and number of courts that we have.
OUR VISION AND VALUES
OCLTC&C is a club that provides high quality tennis and croquet services and facilities so that members can enjoy and improve their game, whatever their playing standard, in a friendly, supportive and sociable atmosphere. We are committed to upholding the values of fairness, transparency and inclusiveness in all the activities that we engage in.
Coaching opportunities: We have four LTA registered coaches. We run separate group drop-in coaching sessions to cater for all standards of play on Saturdays and two mornings a week. Our coaches can also provide 1:1 coaching. So if you are looking to improve your game, this is the club to join!
Mix-in social sessions: These are held in the evenings, at weekends and also four weekday mornings. Balls and floodlights (for evening sessions) are provided free of charge. A great way to meet people and play some sets.
Juniors: Old College has a thriving Junior section, with a full programme of after-school and Saturday morning coaching, camps, squad training, club tournaments, fun competitions and team league matches against other clubs.
League tennis: We have 19 teams in the Surrey LTA leagues (Men’s, Ladies, Mixed and Vets), one AEGON league team and three Southwark league teams.
For those who like competitive tennis, we run an annual club tournament that includes separate Veterans competitions. We also run box leagues at other times of the year (singles and doubles) with occasional one-day American tournaments as well.
Golf Croquet is played on most days of the week between March and October, with several in-house competitions and tournaments as well as friendly matches with other clubs.
Social events are held throughout the year, from barbecues and quiz evenings to fancy dress parties and the annual dinner.