We are a friendly club with over 200 members that welcomes players of all ages and abilities.
The emphasis at Benson is firmly on enjoying tennis and affording opportunities for all to join in. There is individual and group coaching available for players of all standards from mini tennis for the youngest juniors to refresher courses for those who haven't played for a while. We hold organised club nights when a Committee member, or other club volunteer, organises the play mixing people in and trying to ensure that people are able to play with those of a similar standard.
The Club enters teams in both winter and summer local leagues and in midweek social leagues with mens' teams, ladies' teams and mixed teams taking part. We actively encourage those who want to participate in matches and organise match practice sessions once a week whenever possible.
But, if you prefer to watch rather than play then membership entitles you to take part in a ballot to purchase Wimbledon tickets from those that are allocated to the Club by the OLTA.
With so much tennis being played we obviously need good facilities. There are four hard courts, all with floodlighting, two short tennis courts, a practice wall, a ball machine and a clubhouse. The courts are well kept and the Committee budgets carefully each year to ensure that any required maintenance is carried out. The clubhouse has recently been replaced with a smart new pavilion with toilet facilities, kitchen etc. These facilities are available to any Club member at any time except when the courts are being used for matches, club nights, coaching etc (see Court Use).
But it's not just the tennis! Members of the club can enjoy a number of excellent social events from a start of season party, to junior barbeques, treasure hunts, quiz nights and much, much more! Members are kept in touch with what's going on through this website together with a regular email newsletter and notices in the clubhouse.
The club is easily reached from most areas of South Oxfordshire and there is ample parking in the Parish Hall car park alongside the courts.
Our membership fees are very reasonable and represent excellent value for money so why not come and play on one of our club nights and, if you enjoy it, join! We look forward to seeing you.