The original Nelson Lawn Tennis Club was formed in 1925. 

The club relocated in 1951 to the present location in the heart of Nelson, and is now known as the Nelson Tennis Club.

The Nelson Lawn Tennis Club now has the largest membership base in the Nelson region.


Rutherford Park, Paru Paru Road, Nelson City.


Eight all-weather courts, with professional light system.


Nelson Lawn Tennis Club shares the Nelson Squash Courts clubrooms which offer excellent facilities.Fundraising for a new club room is also underway.


98 Seniors, 223 Juniors.

We are a Tennis Hot Shots club - Try our community play option, contact Zach for this exciting new programme for primary school children 

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 Click HERE to findout more and register as a Tennis Hot Shots player.


Coaching at the Nelson Lawn Tennis Club is offered by Nick Caton who has a range for programmes for players of different ages and abilities.  Please contact Nick to discuss your tennis coaching needs. 0274749674 

Junior Tennis

Juniors have the opportunity to play inter-club competition run by the Nelson Tennis Association.  Grasshoppers Tournaments and Grasshopper Challenger Tournaments are also held throughout the season.

Social Tennis

New members are welcome at anytime, and for casual pay and play x2 $2 coins will give you access to the courts.




Nelson Lawn Tennis Club - location

Contact Us

President -  Tim Raateland  0272449141

Secretary -

Club Captain - Ian McKeage  0274343873

Coach - Nick Caton  

Nick Caton - Coach

Nelson Lawn Tennis Club Courts

Tennis Hot Shots Cub & Community Play Venue