The park has five public tennis courts one of which doubles up as a pickleball court.
All of the courts are available to book up to 8 weeks in advance through an on-line booking system. It’s possible to book for up to two hours of play per day in 30 minute slots. A small charge of £1.50 per half hour of play applies from April to September (inclusive) reducing to £0.75 between October and March (inclusive).
Booking isn’t compulsory, but those who book have priority of use. Those who would prefer not to book a court can continue to use them free of charge on a first-come, first served basis provided they are not in use by a customer who has booked.
Coaching is not permitted without prior approval from Rother District Council. Anyone wishing to run coaching sessions from the courts should contact email@example.com.
There are two additional courts which are used exclusively by Bexhill Tennis Club and are locked when not in use.
One of the tennis courts is also marked out for pickleball. This court can be booked through the on-line booking system.
Alongside the tennis courts there is a hard-surfaced court with two mini-goals which can be used for informal ball games and walking football. A maximum of ten people may use the court at any one time for walking football. For any other ball games, the permitted number is six people. The court can be booked through the on-line booking system.
In recent years, the Spartan’s (men’s) and Lakeside (ladies’) bowls clubs have merged and continue to be based at Egerton Park. The green is also available for public use. Tickets can be purchased through idVerde, the council’s grounds maintenance contractor.
The Egerton Park Indoor Bowls Centre is a members clubs with six rinks and is not run by Rother District Council. To find out about the facility contact 01424 212228.
During the summer, boats are normally available to hire for use on the lake by the Museum. Tickets for the boats can be purchased at the kiosk by the boating lake. For further information contact the kiosk operator on 01424 224075. Note that this service is not being offered in 2022, but we hope to resume it in 2023.