Membership Terms & Conditions

EASTBOURNE BOROUGH TENNIS (EBT)
EBT is a partnership between Wave Leisure Trust and Active Chidren Ltd. The partnership, under contract to Eastbourne Borough Council, operates Eastbournes community tennis programme.

Your membership contract ...

"PLAY FOR FREE Membership"
1.0 Contract. Your membership contract is with "Wave Leisure Trust".
2.0 Term. You are entering into an annually recurring contract. There are no fees involved as this is a free membership.
3.0 Court Booking. The council courts at the Old Town Recreation Ground, Hampden Park and on the seafront, at Fisherman's Green, are available for you to book free of charge. Courts must be used for playing tennis only. Some court hours will not be available for booking as they will be held aside for mix-ins, coaching, competitions, etc. We will always maintain a fair and reasonable balance between bookable and held aside courts. The courts will not be staffed and we are relying on people's goodwill to honour court bookings. In the even of any difficulties please call 01323 509859.
4.0 How you can end your contract. You can end your contract at any time. To do so please email us at info@eastbourneboroughtennis.com.
5.0 How we can end your contract. We can cancel this contract with immediate effect in the following circumstances:
5.1 If you repeatedly abuse your booking rights by using the courts for non tennis playing purposes.
5.2 If you act in an abusive, threatening or violent manner
5.3 If your behaviour raises any concerns with regard to safeguarding children or vulnerable adults
5.4 If you act in a way which prevents other members from enjoying the facility
6.0 Data Protection. We follow the Data Protection Act 1998. You are entitled to see the information we hold about you and you can ask us to make any necessary changes to make sure that it is accurate and up to date. If you want to do this, please contact us at info@eastbourneboroughtennis.com.

"Premium Court Membership"
1.0 Contract. Your membership contract is with "Tennis in the Park".
2.0 Term. You are entering into an annual contract with fees collected in advance.
3.0 Court Booking. This membership, includes the "Play for Free" membership detailed above. Your free of charge court booking and usage of the courts at the Old Town Recreation Ground, Hampden Park and on the seafront, at Fisherman's Green, is subject to the terms and conditions of the "Play for Free" membership . This "Premium Court Membership" membership also allows you to book and use the courts at Gildredge Park for no additional fees. Courts must be used for playing tennis only. The membership allows you and your family/household to play for no additional cost, other guests must pay a £2 guest fee in the cafe. Some court hours will not be available for booking as they will be held aside for mix-ins, coaching, competitions, etc. We will always maintain a fair and reasonable balance between bookable and held aside courts.
4.0 Other Membership Benefits:
4.1 Free LTA Membership and entry into the draw for the right to purchase Wimbledon tickets is subject to the scheme being made available by the LTA.
5.0 Your membership fees are paid annually in advance. Once paid, fees will not be refunded under any circumstances.
6.0 How we can end your contract. We can cancel this contract with immediate effect in the following circumstances:
6.1 If you repeatedly abuse your booking rights by using the courts for non tennis playing purposes.
6.2 If you act in an abusive, threatening or violent manner
6.3 If your behaviour raises any concerns with regard to safeguarding children or vulnerable adults
6.4 If you act in a way which prevents other members from enjoying the facility
6.5 If we end your membership for any of these reasons, we have the right to keep a proportion of the money paid under this agreement, to cover any reasonable costs we have to pay.
7.0 Data Protection. We follow the Data Protection Act 1998. You are entitled to see the information we hold about you and you can ask us to make any necessary changes to make sure that it is accurate and up to date. If you want to do this, please contact us at info@eastbourneboroughtennis.com.

"Silver Adult Playing Membership" and "Gold Adult Playing Membership"
1.0 Contract. Your membership contract is with "Tennis in the Park".
1.1 Both these memberships offer, free of charge, all the benefits associated with our "Premium Court Membership". All these benefits are subject to the contractual terms associated with the "Premium Court Membership".
1.2 The "Silver" and "Gold" memberships are individual contracts. Only you, the applicant, may book and take part in sessions. You may, however, register other household members for the complimentary "Premium Court Membership" benefits.
2.0 Term. You are entering a rolling contract with fees being paid on an ongoing monthly basis.
3.0 The memberships offer you access to a specified mix of club sessions ("Social Mixers", "Coffee Mornings", "Group Coaching" and "Cardio Sessions". We may make reasonable changes to the programme at any time. Whilst we will maintain the balance and mix of sessions, we reserve the right to alter days and times of sessions.
4.0 Christmas and Bank Holidays. Please note that regular club sessions will not run on bank holidays. Also, there will be no sessions running over the Christmas period. Exact dates will be notified each year.
5.0 How you can end your contract. You may cancel your contract with one full months notice by emailing us at info@eastbourneboroughtennis.com. Notice cannot be accepted verbally. Please note, the notice period will be to the end of your current month plus an additional month.
5.1 Please note, simply cancelling your monthly payments will not constitute giving notice and your contract will not have ended.
6.0 How we can end your contract. We can cancel this contract with immediate effect in the following circumstances:
6.1 If you repeatedly abuse your booking rights by using the courts for non tennis playing purposes.
6.2 If you act in an abusive, threatening or violent manner
6.3 If your behaviour raises any concerns with regard to safeguarding children or vulnerable adults
6.4 If you act in a way which prevents other members from enjoying the facility
6.5 If we end your membership for any of these reasons, we have the right to keep a proportion of the money paid under this agreement, to cover any reasonable costs we have to pay.
7.0 Data Protection. We follow the Data Protection Act 1998. You are entitled to see the information we hold about you and you can ask us to make any necessary changes to make sure that it is accurate and up to date. If you want to do this, please contact us at info@eastbourneboroughtennis.com.

“Junior Coaching Membership" and “Tots (Pre-school) Membership”
1.0 Contract. Your membership contract is with "Tennis in the Park".
1.1 These memberships offer all appropriate term time coaching sessions for no additional cost. These membership offer all appropriate holiday camp sessions for no additional cost.
1.2 These memberships do not include court booking rights.
1.3 The monthly fee is payable in advance by direct debit and is non-refundable.
1.4 Your "Tots" or "Junior" membership is age based and will be automatically upgraded to the next membership category when  an age threshold is reached. Once a "Tot" reaches  school Reception age they will be moved to the "Junior" membership. Once a "Junior" reaches 18 years of age they will be moved to the adult "Gold" membership.
1.5 You can cancel your contract by giving one complete calendar month’s written notice ... this means that the notice period will be to the end of your current payment month plus an additional payment month. Please note, simply cancelling your monthly payments will not constitute giving notice and your contract will not have ended.
1.6 To re-instate a cancelled contract within 4 weeks of cancellation there will be £25 administration fee.
1.7 The contract is not transferable.
1.8 It will be your responsibility to enrol, with our booking software, for your term time sessions and camps. You will not be automatically booked into sessions.
1.9 We run a limited programme of activities over the Christmas holidays.