As a member of Riverside Tennis Club, you are expected to abide by the following club rules. Persistent breaches may result in loss of membership.

  • Participate within the rules and etiquette of tennis.
  • Respect your opponents and coaches, umpires, referees and their decisions.
  • Respect fellow club members. All members have a duty to make new members and visitors feel welcome; help us keep our reputation for being a friendly club.
  • Wear recognised sports clothing and sports shoes with non-marking soles.
  • Wear, or be able to produce, your shoe tag – it shows you are entitled to use the courts.
  • If you bring a playing visitor to the club, you are responsible for signing them in.
  • Follow the rules of the peg board at club play sessions. All members with a peg are equally entitled to club play. Existing members should make a point of including new members, juniors and visitors.
  • Treat all club property and equipment with respect and tidy/clean up after yourself before you leave.
  • Keep to agreed timings for training and competitions or inform the coach/team captain if you are going to be late.

It is unacceptable for anyone on club premises to behave dangerously or inappropriately, or in a way that distracts those coaching or playing tennis, or that could cause damage to club property. Members are responsible for the behaviour of anyone they bring to the club.

Riverside Tennis Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all our members. The club believes it is important that everyone associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Members are encouraged to be open at all times and share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the club with a member of the club committee.

Parents please refer to the Code of Conduct for Parents / Guardians.