What we do...
Tennis Jamaica, the former Jamaica Lawn Tennis Association, is the governing body of tennis in Jamaica and is sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). View/Download the Membership Application Form
Highlights of Activities & Achievements
- Uses tennis as a successful vehicle for the education and development of young Jamaicans.
- Operates internationally acclaimed programmes for all ages.
- Has taken the game to over 70 schools across Jamaica.
- Trains physical education teachers & coaches in every parish.
- Provides racquets and balls to schools enrolled in Tennis Jamaica programmes, and to other institutions: over J$27 million worth of equipment has been given out over the past 12 years.
- Grooms talented young players to develop all-round, to gain university scholarships, and to compete locally and on the international circuit.Has just launched a new Scholarship Programme to local tertiary institutions.
- Is now establishing 4 Regional Tennis & Learning Centres, to help expand and enrich all of its programmes.
Benefits of Membership in Tennis Jamaica
- Discount on equipments at all Western Sports stores islandwide.
- Schools that are members are entitled to discounts on gatorade and pepsi products.
- Entitled to participate in discounts for the Scholarship Program.
- Discounted rates at Tennis Jamaica Tournaments.
- Voting privileges at Tennis Jamaica's Annual General Meeting.
- Tournament rating and player ranking facilities.
- Access to information from international tennis organizations of which Tennis Jamaica is a member/affiliate, e.g. the International Tennis Federation (ITF, the world governing body for tennis).
- Access to and information on local & overseas Seminars/Symposia by Tennis Jamaica and affiliated international tennis organizations.
- Being part of a national governing body capable of making representation to government and of providing rulings on disciplinary matters.