Ladies Tennis at Shankill

Ladies’ Tennis in Shankill Tennis Club ranges from complete beginners to Dublin Lawn Tennis Council (DLTC) league level. We welcome ladies of any standard of play into our club, and you will find that there is a place for everyone in our all-inclusive tennis schedule.

Weekly Social Tennis

Ladies Wednesday Morning Tennis

Every Wednesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Just turn up, meet fellow members, have a game and a coffee!

Level: Social / All standards welcome

Contact: None needed

Ladies Saturday Morning Tennis

 Every Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open to members and non-members

Level: Any level

Contact: Contact office

Mixed Doubles

Every Wednesday, 8:00pm – 9:30pm

Mixed doubles is an ideal way to develop your tennis and meet other members in a very friendly and informal setting. The emphasis is on social tennis and all standards are welcome. Open to members and non-members. There is a small charge for this event.

Level: Social / All standards welcome

Contact: Please contact Rita Leonard on 086 167 0082

Ladies DLTC League Tennis

We have teams from Class 2 to Class 7 Winter, Summer, Mixed, Senior and Floodlight leagues. Teams are picked by a selection committee. If you would like any further details on our league teams, please contact the Ladies captains at

Charity League

Our ladies also take part in the charity league which is usually run twice a year (October and January) on weekday mornings. All proceeds from this league go to a charity nominated by the club that wins the event.

Weekly Practice Sessions

Ladies Progressive Tennis

Every Thursday, 10:00am – 12noon

This ladies progressive tennis session is a chance for our class 4+ league players to get some practice in before the big games. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Yvonne Walsh 086 363 3906

Level: Class 4+

Contact: Yvonne Walsh 086 363 3906

Ladies League Practice

Every Thursday, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Aimed at encouraging juniors to partake in league, this session is for any of our female players aged 14+. This session is supervised and organised by Avril Gilham. If you are interested in joining this group, please contact her on 087 764 1306.

Level: Class 7+

Contact: Avril Gilham 087 764 1306

Ladies Coaching

Ladies Coaching is available at a group rate or privately with any of our coaches. Ladies coaching presently takes place on Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings. There is also training for our 18 – 25 year olds on Wednesday evenings.

A new Fitness for Life programme for members 55+ has been introduced recently and is currently running on Monday mornings and evenings.

For further information please see our Coaching section.

Other Events

There are also social tennis competitions run in the club throughout the year including Wimbledon Night; Captains Day; and Ladies’ Turkey Run. Ladies Friday Night Socials are also held regularly and are open to non-members.

New Members

If you would like an introduction and to organise a game with some members of a similar standard to yourself, you can contact the relevant committee members and they will help organise this for you. Committee contact details are available in the office.