We offer comprehensive and varied tennis courses with supervised training and learning content. If you can already play tennis or want to practice in addition to training, you have the opportunity during our unsupervised games. RWTH Aachen has six clay tennis courts at Professor-Pirlet-Straße. During the summer semester individuals who have the tennis card can play unsupervised games here seven days a week, including holidays. If you do not have the tennis card, you can book a court for an individual date or subcribe to use a court. The University's clay courts are not in operation during the winter semester. Members of the University are allowed to book a court at Tennishalle Vaals for individual units during specific hours.
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Special Participation Requirements
The instructed tennis courses are for a fee and require registration. You must purchase the tennis card in order to participate in the unsupervised matches on the clay courts at Professor-Pirlet-Straße. An individual date booking of a tennis court in Vaals and an ash court, as well as the booking of a subscription do not require a tennis card. Please pay attention to the special registration regulations in the organizational information about the unsupervised games and courses.
Tennis Shoe Requirement!
Please note that you are required to have your own shoes that are appropriate for the court surface! The indoor courts are covered with carpet, requiring participants to wear special indoor tennis shoes with a smooth, non-marking sole. To play on the clay courts at Professor-Pirlet-Straße during the summer semester, you must wear outdoor tennis shoes with a herringbone pattern. We ask our staff and the trainers to also please adhere to the shoe requirements to that the courts remain playable. Should you fail to adhere to the requirement, you will be restricted from further use. Players will not receive a refund.
Balls and Racquets
If you are participating in the unsupervised matches, you must bring your own balls and racquets. We provide balls and racquets for course participants.
Course Cancellations and Facility Closures
If you would like to be informed of last minute course cancellations and facility closures affecting this class, please join the corresponding mailing list.
Links and Other Activities
To supplement your training, we recommend the course Fitness Training for Ball and Team Sports.
The HSZ traditionally holds a mixed tennis tournament in the summer semester as part of the RWTH FH SPORTS DAY.
You can find fellow players in our "Sportpartnerbörse", the sports partner exchange.