Hackney Tennis is committed to developing tennis opportunities for everyone and providing opportunities for disabled people is one of HT’s key objectives.

HT’s will always look to accommodate disabled people into HT’s existing tennis classes and anyone interested in joining a HT session should get in contact to talk through the various sessions available.  Seem below for our free family session!

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Unlock Boundless Possibilities, One Serve at a Time!


Are you ready to embark on a tennis adventure that’s bound to put a smile on your child’s face? Look no further than the Hackney Tennis Family Disability Session, where every Saturday during the school term, the courts at Hackney Downs transform into a world of fun, inclusivity, and boundless potential!


🌟 What Awaits You: 🌟


🔵 Inclusive Bliss: This session is a shining beacon of inclusivity, inviting all children who have a disability and their families to experience the magic of tennis. No matter your child’s ability level, everyone is welcome.


🕚 Perfect Timing: It’s all happening from 11 am to 12 noon on Saturdays – the ideal weekend activity for the entire family. Say goodbye to weekend boredom!


🌈 Joyful Atmosphere: Led by the charismatic Head Coach Luke Barker, your child will be guided through a tennis journey like no other. With a heart full of passion and a wealth of expertise, Coach Luke ensures each child has a blast while learning the game.


🤝 Dedicated Volunteers: Our team of DBS checked volunteers are not just here to help – they’re here to make every moment unforgettable. They’re the backbone of this extraordinary tennis community, dedicated to your child’s growth and happiness.


🎉 Superb Player-to-Coach Ratio: At Hackney Tennis, we take pride in our small group sizes, guaranteeing your child gets personalised attention, helping them discover the joy of tennis at their own pace.


🎾 A Stellar Start to Tennis: Our focus is simple: provide your child with an excellent start to tennis. Through engaging activities, nurturing environments, and expert guidance, we aim to spark a lifelong love for the game.


🌟 And the Best Part? It’s FREE! 🌟


Yes, you read that right. This extraordinary opportunity is absolutely FREE. No hidden fees, no barriers – just pure tennis enjoyment for your child and your family.


So, gather your loved ones, grab your tennis shoes, and join us at the Hackney Tennis Family Disability Session. Together, we’ll serve up memories, laughter, and the joy of tennis that will last a lifetime.


Don’t miss out on this ace opportunity! Come one, come all, and let’s make Saturdays at Hackney Downs the highlight of your week. Tennis, inclusivity, and boundless smiles await you!


Game on! 🎾🌟

Increasing Opportunities

HT has ambitious plans to increase the opportunities available through development of the following areas over the next 5 years:

  • Learning disability tennis
  • Wheelchair tennis
  • Visually impaired tennis
  • Deaf tennis 
  • Mental Health

Disability tennis News

In 2021 HT partnered with Stormont House Special School, with HT Coach Allan Bairstow delivering weekly term-time sessions at Hackney Downs to Stormont’s Students. This programme has been awarded Middlesex’s Tennis’s School of the Year Award for 2022. 

HT is always looking to partner up with local schools and local organisations and if you’re interested in building a partnership to help open tennis up please get in contact [email protected]