Welcome to
St Albans
Tennis Club.





About Us

St Albans Tennis Club is a friendly tennis club that welcomes all age groups and abilities.

The Club has six tennis Courts (with keypad code access): four Plexipave courts, two Asphalt courts. Clubrooms have great facilities and BBQ. Free onsite parking.

Hours of play

Club Day: Saturdays from 1pm until approximately 5pm (Clubroom drinks and banter if you feel like staying on).

Twilight Tennis: Thursdays - Summer from 5pm. Winter from 3pm.

Interclub Teams: SATC is affiliated with Tennis Canterbury 2021; we can offer Junior Interclub on Friday afternoons or Saturday mornings. Weekend Senior Interclub (currently combining with Avonhead Tennis Club). Note: Interclub team registrations close in early September each season.



2023 - 2024 Season*

(1 Sept 2023 - 31 Aug 2024. Includes Tennis NZ/Canterbury Levy)

See coaching for Junior Hotshots and Adult Coaching prices.

  • Senior Full (age 18+) ... $240
  • Non-Working Member ... $220
  • Midweek - excluding Club Days ... $180
  • Student (Tertiary) - includes Club Days ... $180
  • Casual: excluding Club Days** ... $160
  • Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)
    Excludes Interclub or Hotshots Coaching ... $360
  • Family (1 Adult, 2 Children)
    Excludes Interclub or Hotshots Coaching ... $330

*Payment by instalments available on request
** Casual memberships are for players who expect to use the courts only on occassion. Contact us if you're unsure if you qualify for this member type.


  • Interclub Senior $240
    Interclub seniors pay additional interclub registration fees and teams are combined with Avonhead Club.
  • Family Interclub (2 Adults, 2 Children) $660
    Includes 14 weeks coaching for children, affiliation fee, interclub registration fee & balls.
  • Family Interclub (1 Adult, 2 Children) $560
    Includes 14 weeks coaching for children, affiliation fee, interclub registration fee & balls.
  • Interclub Junior $220
    Includes 14 weeks coaching for children, affiliation fee, interclub registration fee & balls. If Parent wishes to train on occasion with their child outside of coaching times they are welcome to apply for an additional adult casual membership to gain court access.

Visitors: may play casual games as a guest of a paid-up Senior member; maximum 5 sessions in a season. $5 per visitor per session - payable in our secure drop-box near the courts entrance.

Interested in joining?

Please email us below with your name, mobile, residential address, contact email address and type of membership required.




Provided by Nick Caton Tennis Ltd, at St Albans courts.
Head Coach: Nick Caton and Development Coach: Caleb Middlemiss

Nick moved to Christchurch in 2021 after previously holding Head Coach roles in the UK, Europe, Nelson, and Wellington. He competed internationally and nationally as a Junior and had the honour of being the first person from Whanganui to represent New Zealand.

Nick's passion for tennis led to an easy transition from playing, to coaching. He loves working with all ages and abilities and takes great satisfaction in helping each player become the best version of themselves they can be, on court.

Children's Hot Shots & Adults 2023-2024 Season:

Junior Hotshots
- 8 Weeks

Focusing on introductory concepts and tennis fundamentals. Held during School Terms 1 & 4.

  • Red ball (5-8 years). Build fundamental and perceptual motor skills, key grips, ground strokes, serve, volley and court awareness and game understanding 45 mins.
  • Orange (8-10 years). Progress stroke technique, directional hitting, serving rhythm, basic tactical awareness, and implementation.
  • Green (10-12 years). Advance tactical knowledge, spin on ground strokes and serve. 60 mins. Teen Beginner Squad. Build tactical understanding, fundamental technique on all strokes, single and doubles game understanding.
  • Hotshot Rapids (Red, Orange, Green). Limited to only 4 hotshots players to a coach. This group is attentive and personalized with the aim of progressing development twice as fast.
Red ball

Thursday 3:30pm - 4:15pm. $100 or
Saturday 8:30am - 9:15am. $100

Orange/Green ball

Thursday 4:15pm - 5:15pm. $120 or
Saturday 9:15am - 10:15am. $120

Hotshot Rapid Mondays

Red Stage 3:30pm - 4:15pm. $150
Orange Stage 4:15pm - 5:15pm. $200
Green Stage 5:15pm - 6:15pm. $200

Register Here

Teen Social
- 8 Weeks


Build tactical understanding, fundamental technique on all strokes, singles and doubles game understanding. 1:6 Coach/Player Ratio.

Thursday 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Register Here

Adult Coaching
- 8 Weeks


Group Adult Beginner $160

Build stroke technique, directional hitting, serving, rhythm, basic tactical awareness and implementation, scoring and doubles understanding. 1:6 Coach/Player Ratio.

Thursday 6:00pm - 7:00pm or
Saturday 10:15am - 11:15am

Register Here

Group Adult Intermediate $160

Build consistency on all strokes, develop understanding of tactical fundamentals in doubles and singles, warm up and down routines, match routines. 1:6 Coach/Player Ratio.

Thursday 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Register Here

Cardio Tennis

Fun, social group programme for all ages and abilities. Exercise to music, using a variety of equipment. Workouts consist of warm-ups, cardio segment (drill and play-based activities) and cool down. $15 per session.

Register Here

Private Coaching

Adult or Junior Non-Members/Members. Available upon request. Contact Nick directly 027 474 967 or by register here

Where to find us

St Albans Tennis Club
37 Dover St, St Albans
Christchurch 8014, New Zealand.