Tennis Court Hire
Bookings can be made 8.30am-8pm Monday to Saturday and 9am to 3pm Sunday
Court Hire Times: 7am to 10pm Monday to Sunday
Please Note: Following the printing of the information sheets below, access to tennis courts have changed to key pad operation in some locations.
Please contact the Tennis Hotline on 02 9761 4586 for further information and instructions to access these tennis courts.
Annual Tennis Court Hire Applications
The Hills Shire Council is now accepting applications for annual hire of Council tennis courts for 2012. To make a booking, please contact our Tennis Hotline on (02) 9761 4586 or download Application for Regular Hire of Tennis Courts (103.82kB) and fax to (02) 9761 4594.
All tennis court bookings are available for a minimum one hour hire period and in half-hour periods thereafter.
Casual hire can be made for any number of weeks or a series of bookings.
Bookings will be invoiced on the day of making a booking, payment can be taken at the time the booking is made over the phone via credit card-this attracts a 1% surcharge. Access to the tennis court will not be allowed unless all charges are paid in full. Other flexible payment are available if you make a booking in advance.
Casual Application for Hire of Tennis Courts (89.89kB)
Booking and Payment Options
BOOK A TENNIS COURT ONLINE
or PAY ACCOUNT ONLINE or
Pay in person at the:
- Council Administration Centre, Cnr. Showground and Carrington Roads, Castle Hill by cash, cheque, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or EFTPOS (opening hours Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm).
- Castle Hill Library, Cnr. Pennant and Castle Streets, Castle Hill by cheque, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or EFTPOS (cash NOT accepted). (opening hours Mon to Fri 10am to 8pm; Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm)
- Vinegar Hill Memorial Library, Civic Way, Rouse Hill by cheque, Visa, MasterCard, American Express or EFTPOS (cash NOT accepted). (opening hours Mon to Wed 10am to 6pm; Thurs 10am – 9pm; Fri 10am – 6pm Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 1pm to 5pm)
Pay by mail to:
The Hills Shire Council, PO Box 75, Castle Hill, 1765 by cheque, Visa, MasterCard or American Express (please complete Tennis Court Hire Authority to Charge to Credit Card Form (123.90kB) if you wish to pay by mail with a credit card).
Pay by Electronic Funds Transfer:
Details are as follows:
- Bank: National Australia Bank
- Account Name: THSC General Fund
- BSB: 082 155
- Account Number: 509 201 761
Conditions of Hire
A minimum 24 hours notice is required to book a tennis court or amend bookings. Hirers making a cancellation on the day of the booking forfeit 100% of their court booking fees. In the case of wet weather preventing play, hirer’s yet to play are entitled to a refund, if you commence play, then no refunds will be provided. In the event play is interrupted for other reasons, the hirer must provide documented evidence that the designated courts were unusable to claim for a credit (i.e maintenance issues).
It is the hirer’s responsibility to assess the facility and playing conditions prior to the bookings and advising Council 24 hours prior to the booked period if they choose to reschedule the booking, if conditions do not suit their preference. If a court booking has not been claimed within 20 minutes of the scheduled time, the court will be re-booked.
The hirer takes full responsibility for any accident or injury incurred during the course of any booking. It is the responsibility of the hirer to vacate the court at the conclusion of their scheduled time.
Keys must be returned at the conclusion of your Court hire
Tennis courts must be left in a clean and tidy condition at the end of your Court hire.
Any maintenance issues must be reported immediately to the Tennis Hotline 9761 4586
Fail to adhere to the above condition may result in a fine or Council refusing to accept future bookings.
All coaching on Council tennis courts must be booked by a coach authorised by Council and must provide Council with copies of current coaching certifications, public liability insurance coverage, standard first aid certification and a working with children check.
If you are a professional coach please contact our Tennis hotline (02) 9761 4586 to obtain more information.
For information on all tennis court fees or for booking enquiries, please call (02) 9761 4586.
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