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Free Tennis at St Mary’s Park

by timpickstone on 9 October, 2020

Free community tennis sessions have returned to St Mary’s Park in Prestwich to help improve people’s physical and mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

National sports charity Tennis for Free have relaunched the sessions on Sunday (4 Oct) in partnership with Bury Council and the LTA.

The sessions will be led by a professional tennis coach and take place every Sunday from 1pm to 2pm, initially for over-12s only.

All you need to do is sign up at:

Tennis For Free co-founder Patrick Hollwey said: “It has never been more important to get communities active again, especially those who have limited access to sport for various reasons. It is not just tennis; it is essential to continue the community spirit that has developed in these recent times, and what better way to do it than by getting everyone together on a tennis court?”

Tennis For Free work in partnership with Bury Live Well Service and the LTA, linking also with wellbeing groups and other local organisations including a new partnership soon to be announced with Give To Local who will help to raise funding for the scheme and to link up businesses and individuals across the locality making TFF truly a scheme run By the Community, For the Community.

Find out more at

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