Kilbirnie Tennis Club, Wellington

Best courts, friendly people

The Sport Wellington Club of the Year has the facilities, club sessions, interclub teams and coaching programmes you're looking for.

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Top-class facilities

We have two synpave courts and three Tigerturf courts in a sheltered setting within Wellington's Green Belt.

Regular social playing sessions

We hold several weekly club sessions allowing members to develop their game and challenge others in a friendly and fun environment. New balls are provided.

Competitive playing opportunities

We have many Wellington interclub teams at a range of grades in a variety of competitions up to Wellington Regional Premier. All members are welcome to play in our teams.

Free professional coaching

We provide internationally accredited coaching programmes free to junior members. These are run by some of Wellington's top coaches from PLANiTPRO. Private coaching is also available for juniors and adults.

Playing sessions

Senior playing sessions

Join us for a series of fun organised doubles games. Everyone is mixed up into different combinations for each round, which last for around 20 to 30 minutes. Just turn up at the club and the host will put you in a game. Email clubdays@kilbirnietennis.net.nz for more information.

For Day Start Duration Season
Everyone Tue 9:15am ~2:30hrs Year-round
Everyone Wed 6:00pm ~2:00hrs Daylight savings
Everyone Thu 9:15am ~2:00hrs Year-round
Learners Sat 10:00am ~2:00 hrs Winter
Everyone Sun 2:00pm ~3:00 hrs Year-round
Learners Sun 4:00pm ~2:00 hrs Summer

Note you can drop-in and out at any time between games.

During the year, the club also holds various social functions during the year. Sign up for free to our mailing list to keep informed.

Junior playing sessions

During the year, the club holds various special playing events for juniors. Sign up for free to our mailing list to keep informed.

Coaching

Senior coaching sessions

Beginners - Learn how to serve, rally, and score in just 6 weeks with Tennis Xpress coaching from PLANiTPRO Wellington, then continue to build your skills and confidence with our Learner Club Days. Not only will you have fun learning to play, but you’ll get a great workout and meet new people. Find out more about Tennis Xpress here. Bookings are available via https://www.planitpro.co.nz/kilbirnie-tennis-club/ or Head Coach Guy on kilbirnie.planitpro@gmail.com or 02102422117.

Private - All club members can also receive private (individual or group) coaching from PLANiTPRO Wellington on request. Full details and bookings are available via https://www.planitpro.co.nz/kilbirnie-tennis-club/ or Head Coach Guy on kilbirnie.planitpro@gmail.com or 02102422117.

Junior coaching sessions

Sign up your kids for our internally accredited coaching programmes run by PLANiTPRO Wellington. These are free to junior members. Hot Shots coaching combines fun, social interactions, and meaningful play to engage children and build motivation. Smaller courts and racquets, and softer tennis balls modify the game so that it is the right size for the child. Find out more about Hot Shots here and the stages here.

Visitors are always welcome to try out a session. Please register in advance by emailing coach@kilbirnietennis.net.nz or turn up a little early.

For Day Time Season
3-5 yrs Sun 8:30am - 9:00am Terms 1 & 4
5-7 yrs Sun 9:00am - 10:00am Terms 1 & 4
8-10 yrs Sun 10:00am - 11:00am Terms 1 & 4
9-12 yrs Sun 11:00am - 12:00pm Terms 1 & 4
13-18 yrs Fri 4:30pm - 6:30pm Terms 1 & 4
Interclub Fri 3:30pm - 4:30pm Year-round

There are also additional coaching sessions available run by PLANiTPRO Wellington. The times for these sessions are below.

Stage Days Time
Red Tue & Thu 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Orange Tue & Thu 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Green Mon & Wed 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Note there is a charge for the additional coaching sessions.

Competitions

Senior and Junior competitions

We have many Wellington interclub teams at a range of grades in a variety of competitions up to Wellington Regional Premier. For information on the current competitions that are available to enter, click here for juniors and her for seniors.

All members are welcome to play in our teams. Please email the Club Captain at clubcaptain@kilbirnietennis.net.nz for more information about joining or entering a team.

During the year, the club also holds various competitions for juniors and seniors, including special fixtures against other clubs. Sign up for free to our mailing list to be informed.

We are situated in Wellington's Green Belt and only a short distance from Wellington's CBD.

Awards

Sport Wellington Club of the Year

2018/19

Tennis New Zealand Club of the Year Runner-Up

2017/18

Tennis Central Region & Wellington Tennis Club of the Year

Winner (1998/99, 2003/04, 2017/18); Finalist (2018/19)

  • Their exciting and comprehensive coaching programmes provide for a diverse range of club members.

    Sport Wellington
  • The club [makes] continued efforts to maintain a high standard of tennis facilities.

    Sport Wellington
  • Kilbirnie Tennis Club embraced the meaning of being a vibrant club.

    Tennis Central

Contact

Interested in joining Wellington's award-winning Tennis Club?

Contact our Membership Secretary

Chris Sole
membership@kilbirnietennis.net.nz
022 247 4700

MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS

Child
under 12

  • Full club day access
  • All-day court and clubroom access
  • Wellington interclub competitions
  • Tennis NZ affiliation included
  • Pro Shop discount
  • Free Hot Shots coaching

$100 per year

Teen
12 - 18

  • Full club day access
  • All-day court and clubroom access
  • Wellington interclub competitions
  • Tennis NZ affiliation included
  • Pro Shop discount
  • Free Hot Shots coaching

$120 per year

Adult
19 or over

  • Full club day access
  • All-day court and clubroom access
  • Wellington interclub competitions
  • Tennis NZ affiliation included
  • Pro Shop discount
  • .

$179 or $199 per year

A 15% family discount is offered to those who join as a family of three or more members.
The $179 fee is offered to students only.

The Kilbirnie Tennis Club thanks the generosity of our sponsors. If you would like to sponsor the club, please enquire here.