The Club

Welcome to Rye Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, founded in 1922 as the Rother Meads Tennis and Games Club, on the banks of the River Rother in the rural outskirts of Rye in East Sussex. We are a Community Amateur Sports Club, run by our members, and welcome players of all standards and ages.

We are a friendly club and enjoy regular social events, as well as offering tennis and squash coaching for adults and children, fitness training sessions, half-term and holiday junior tennis camps and the chance to compete in tournaments and matches.

If you are looking for somewhere to play tennis or squash regularly, or just to give it a go, please get in touch with us.


About the Club

Rother Meads Tennis and Games Club was founded in 1922 and includes Rye Lawn Tennis Club and Rye Squash Racquets Club. Situated beside the River Rother, in the rural outskirts of Rye in East Sussex, it is a Community Amateur Sports Club, run by its members.

As one of the leading tennis clubs in south-east England, the club enjoys a prominent place in UK amateur tennis and is well known for its Annual Invitation Tennis Tournament, which attracts top players from clubs across the UK and Europe as well as US universities Harvard and Yale.

The club has three floodlit all-weather courts for year-round play, eight grass courts open from May to September, two squash courts, a croquet lawn, table-tennis tables and a spacious clubhouse which includes a gym, changing rooms, sauna, function room, kitchen and fully stocked bar.

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Club Administration

Club Constitution Rother Meads Tennis and Games Club is constituted as a non-profit-making limited company. The majority of the shares…


Rye Lawn Tennis Club offers a social tennis environment, with coaching and tournaments,  on grass, astroturf or artificial clay courts.…