Stapleford Parish Council and Stapleford Tennis Club have joined together to offer 80 hours of free tennis and basketball sessions at Stapleford MUGA (multi-use games area), located at Stapleford recreation ground (off Gog Magog Way/Haverhill Road), over the school summer holiday period. The scheme is open to to Ukranian refugees living locally and local low-income households. Free sessions are open for booking from 12-2pm from Monday through to Thursday on the following days*:
- Mon 18 – Thurs 21 July
- Mon 1 Aug – Thurs 4 Aug
- Mon 15 Aug – Thurs 18 Aug
- Mon 22 Aug – Thurs 25 Aug
- Mon 29 Aug – Thurs 1 Sep
Bookings are easy to do and can be made via the ClubSpark system here.
A box of donated tennis racquets and balls will be available at the MUGA for use during booked sessions. We simply ask that you return them to the box immediately after use.
The scheme will work on a ‘first come, first served’ basis and by trust. So as many people can benefit as possible, please only book a max. of one free hour of play per day and do not book a free slot if you are a Tennis Club Member or have the financial means to pay.
Terms and conditions in a nutshell: bookings can be made up to 7 days in advance and must be cancelled with a minimum of 24 hours notice; under 16s must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the booking; tennis nets will remain in place at all times. More detailed terms and conditions are available to read here.
* In the spirit of the scheme, during these times on these dates we kindly ask that Tennis Club Members and Pay-to-Play users do not book the MUGA. If a time slot is still free 24 hours in advance, then it becomes open to all for booking.