Midland Programme 2018

For Boys and Girls 5 to 17 years

Dear Parents

Parks Tennis, one of Ireland’s largest and most popular tennis programmes, returns to venues nationwide this summer.

Parks Tennis welcomes all children irrespective of previous tennis experience and prides itself on a child-centered approach with a focus on enjoyment and participation.

The emphasis throughout all programmes is on:

  • structured tennis sessions combined with fun and games
  • teaching new tennis skills
  • making friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • providing a thoroughly enjoyable overall experience
  • introducing a sport for life

Parks Tennis invites your children to enjoy what may  well  be  a new sporting experience at a very affordable cost

What you need to bring

Bottle of water, runners, appropriate sport attire plus sun cream – depending on the weather.


Wilmer Tennis Club Birr

Registration: Saturday 16th June 11am – 1pm at Club

Programme:  23rd  July – 27t h  July,  1½ hr per day

Fee: €30 (Includes 1 years membership of Club, Summer Activites & Suprevised Tennis)

Enquiries: Club 086 4052559 (Dermot) derhoran@eircom.net


Mullingar Tennis Club

Registration: At Club Saturday 9th June 11am – 2pm

Fee:                €30 per week

Programme:  4  separate weeks 2nd  – 27th July

1½ hours per day weekdays

  • 4 +half -9yrs at 10 to 11.30am or 11.30 to 1pm – Fee €30 per week
  • 4+half – 9yrs from 10am – lpm  Fee €50 per week
  • 10-12yrs at 2pm to 4pm  Fee €30 per week
  • 13yrs plus at 2pm to 4pm  Fee €30 per week

Enquiries:      Fergus Murphy 083 1079982


Castlepollard Community College

Registration: At venue Saturday 9th June 11am-1pm

Fee: 1 week €35  :  2 weeks €55

Programme:  2 weeks 9th – 20th  July weekdays

  • 5 – 8yrs at 10.am
  • 9 – 12yrs at 11.30am
  • 13yrs plus at  1pm

Family rate available

Enquiries:       Colm 0868348477 russianmurphy@yahoo.ie


Registration: At Venues on Sat. 16th June 2 – 4pm

Programme:  2nd – 27th  July

Hourly classes on weekdays

Fee:                €30 for 4 weeks

Enquiries:      Kildareparkstennis@gmail.com


  • Clane Tennis Club – hourly classes between 10am –  lpm
  • Prosperous Tennis Club – hourly classes between 2 – 4pm
  • Leixlip Tennis Club – hourly classes between 2 – 5pm  (Beside Leixlip Amenities Center)


Laois County Council will hold Parks Tennis at the following proposed venues, Monday – Friday during the month of July 2018


  • Mountmellick  Tennis Club , Irishtown
  •       2nd – 6th  July
  • Abbeyleix Tennis Club, Fr.Breen Park
  •      9th – 13th  July
  • Portarlington Tennis Club, Station Road
  •       16th – 20th July
  • Portlaoise College Courts,  Mountrath Road
  •       23rd  – 27th July

Lessons: Monday – Friday


10am – 11.30am (5 – 9yrs)

12pm – 2pm (10 – 16yrs)

Fee:  €30 per child per week

  • Family rate – €5 discount per additional child – siblings only

Enquiries/Bookings:      Sport & Leisure Section, Laois County Council, Aras an Chontae, Portlaoise

Phone: 057 86664058

Email: sports@laoiscoco.ie Racquets and balls provided Early Registration recommended

Laois County Council welcomes the participation of children with special needs