TENNIS COURT RULES AND REGULATIONS

Langley Tennis Centre reserves the right to move court bookings in order to fully maximize all members and guests the chance to play at the centre.

COURT BOOKINGS

  • A player may book an indoor court with 8 days advance notice beginning at 9:00 am 

  • Court reservation mast be done online, No email reservations will be accepted. 

  • Players must pay for their court prior to their reservation by making payment at the time of booking. 

  • Player may book a singles court for up to a maximum of 2 hour (120 minutes) or a doubles court for up to a maximum of 2 hours (120 minutes).

  • A Player may book multiple courts during their 8-day period, provided that the appropriate court fee is paid prior to their reservation.​

SPECIAL GROUP BOOKINGS

 

Special group booking requests from outside groups may be accommodated on a case-by-case basis provided they meet the following requirements:

  • Pay court fees up front;

  • Be a member of a community association, community group or school;

  • Only booking requests approved by the management will be approved.

A maximum of 4 courts will be permitted to be booked as part of any block. Management reserves the right to cancel the user group booking privileges after the contracted period.

CANCELLATION POLICY (COURTS OR LESSONS)

A player must provide a minimum of 24 hours notice to cancel a tennis court or private, semi-private or group lesson, otherwise the full court or lesson / program fee will be charged to the player. Players who fail to show up for a court reservation or lesson / program will be charged the applicable court or lesson fee. 

ON COURT FOOTWEAR

Only non-marking tennis shoes will be permitted for use on the indoor tennis courts.  Players without proper tennis shoes will not be permitted to play on the courts. Please refer to the Centre information boards for more information on permitted footwear patterns or speak with a Tennis Professional.

INSTRUCTION

Only LANGLEY TENNIS CENTRE tennis-teaching professionals and other teaching staff (Centre approved contractors) shall be appointed expressly by Centre’s Management. These professionals shall be the only individuals giving instruction at the Centre. Any other teaching or coaching is strictly prohibited at the Centre.

ON COURT ETIQUETTE   

ARRIVING & LEAVING THE COURT

Prior to entering the court, players are asked to wait in the waiting area.

  • In trying to cross the court, please wait until a point is over;

  • Members and guests are asked to have their balls picked up when their time is up;

  • Members and guests are asked to place any garbage (ball tins, grips) in the garbage bins located in the waiting area by the exit.

CELL PHONE USAGE

As a courtesy to our members and guests, cell phone use is strictly prohibited on court.  Members are asked to turn off their cell phones or set to silent mode while on court.  In the event you must attend a phone call on court, please leave the court area to answer the call.

BALL MACHINE & BALL HOPPER USAGE

In order to minimize the amount of potential disruptions on court by members, guests or our tennis professional staff, ball-machine or ball hopper use may only take place on Courts 1 and 2.

NOISE ON COURT

Out of respect for your fellow members and guests, we kindly ask to keep noise to a minimum. The club will endeavour to have Centre lessons, private lessons or other programs on the same side as much as possible to minimize noise generated from programs and instruction. 

FOOD & BEVERAGES ON COURT

Only water in closed containers will be permitted on the courts. Only bananas or energy bars will be permitted on court. All other food and drinks should be consumed in the waiting area located by the entrance. 

NOTE: Chewing gum on the courts is not permitted. The removal of dried chewing gum damages the court surface.

BEHAVIOUR & DRESS

Members are asked to behave in a respectable manner at all times inside and outside the tennis court area(s), which includes:

  • Approaching other members and guests in a friendly and respectful way;

  • Use of mobile devices is permitted in common areas of the Centre. Refrain from using mobile devices on the tennis courts 

  • Request permission from management if you need to take photos or videos in the Centre. Image capturing is not permitted 

  • Please be respectful of the Centre hours and ensure you have enough time to leave the Centre at or before the closing time;

  • For your health and safety, wear appropriate tennis/exercise clothing and proper athletic or tennis footwear when in the Centre

NOTE: Guidance as to suitable attire may be obtained from the General Manager of the Centre.

COURT CLEANING & MAINTENANCE

Players must ensure that the court is left tidy, and that ball can lids are properly disposed of.  All personal belongings must be removed from the court after play has ended.

Courts will be cleaned and cleared of debris by a staff member, utilizing appropriate maintenance equipment in order to maintain a safe and clean playing environment.