Ballina Tennis Club


You will notice we have added a new section to this website.   We are seeking to raise funds towards the cost of redevelopment of the clubhouse.   Details can be found in this new section, including a copy of the plan, and you may make a tax free donation there via the Australian Sports Foundation.  So far we have raised over $10,000 and have over $60,000 in reserve towards  a total cost of approximately $200,000.  You may also view a promotional club video on YouTube: ballina tennis bt 4


We raised the grand total of $1500!   What a great effort from Wendy  Ashdown and Deb Russell,  with thanks also to Helen Way, Lyn Wayte, Wayne Rose, Garry Whitfield, Lyle Parr, Lisa Zoric, and Bill Cox for their help, and indeed all those who donated items or just attended on the day.     The money raised will go towards our clubhouse plans.


Your 2016 committee is as follows;

President – Margaret Oldham

Vice President – Mikko Helle

Secretary – Martin Hole

Treasurer – Jeff Shearman

Committee members – Bill Knowles,  Wayne Rose, Jill Sloan,  Cindy Smith

We have re-considered the members’ private court hire fee following some complaints about the recent increase  and reverted to $6 per court  for two members  only.                                                                                                                                        


Our next seniors (50 years and over) tournament will be held on 20th November.     Players from other. clubs especially welcome.  Look here closer to the event for details or contact Martin on 66854081 or at


The next School Holiday Clinic will be held from Tuesday 27th to Thursday 29th September 8.30 am – 1 pm daily.         Details can be found by following this link: School Holiday Clinic   Call Brandon on 040040323 to register now,as places are limited.  No courts will be available for members or public hire at these times.


27-29 September – School Holiday Clinic

22/23 October  –  Club Championships

29/30 October –  Junior Club Championships

20 November –  Seniors (50 and over)  Round Robin Tournament

BBQ – first Friday of each month following veterans morning tennis.   Next one:   7 October



Welcome to the Ballina Tennis Club website, which has been designed for both members and non-members.

If you are a member, we shall keep you informed of events, activities , and happenings. If not we hope this website might encourage you to join us on our courts, if not as a member, at least to play tennis either privately or by joining some of the club’s programs as a guest.  Members do have a number of advantages, including discounted rates for play and coaching, and insurance through Tennis NSW.   Learners, for whom coaching is available, and visitors to Ballina are equally welcome, whether as members or otherwise.

We have over 300 members of all ages and abilities, and there are plenty of opportunities for everyone to play on one of our eleven synthetic grass courts throughout the week from early morning to 9.30 pm. If our clubhouse is unattended, a key to the courts can be obtained from the Cherry Street Bowling Club, which handles all public bookings and is our major sponsor.

We should  like to acknowledge here the assistance provided by Paradise FM radio, the Northern Star, and the Ballina Advocate – and  also Conarts, designer of this website, whom we would highly recommend to any local tennis or other sports club.

Details of fees, programs, coaching, and contact persons can be easily found in the following pages.

Our club is located on the corner of Cherry and Burnet Streets, immediately south of the Bowling Club.    If you need more information, go to the contact us section of this website.   You can also find out more by viewing our promotional video on YouTube: ballina tennis bt 4