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Courts can be booked online via the Parks Tennis website, meaning you can reserve your court in advance, at a time to suit you and your friends. Once you have booked your court, you will receive an email with a unique access code which you tap into the keypad on the gate entering court one.

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Email Parks Tennis for more details

Call Parks Tennis on 0114 349 1198

Peak time (after 5pm & weekends) £7 per hour, consessions £5 per hour

Off peak £5 per hour, concessions £4 per hour 

Tennis courts are also available at Coronation Park, Maltby. You can book the courts through the Maltby Town Council.

Local Tennis League

If you want to enjoy some friendly tennis matches, why not join the Rotherham Local Tennis League and earn some bragging rights!

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sports bowls

Bowls and petanque

Clifton Park has four crown green bowling greens. Greens are open daily:

  • 10am to 7.30pm, April to 3rd September
  • 10am to 6.30pm, 4th September to 2nd October

Last admission is one hour before closing.

Day tickets are £5.65 for adults, £3.70 for concessions. Tickets include free hire of bowls or 'woods'.

Season tickets are available.

Call 01709 254588 to book or find out more

skateboarding in the skate park

Skate Park

The skate plaza in Clifton Park is a concrete skate park, based on the origins of the sport which made use of street furniture. Features include steps, grind rail, half bowl and fun box.

The park was installed by Wheelscape.

walking, running and cycling

Walking, running and cycling

There are miles of pathways around the park for you to run, jog, stroll or cycle along.

There is an organised 5km Parkrun event every Saturday at 9am.




We have a basketball court is free to use. The court is not marked out.

grassed areas

Grassed areas

The park has 23 hectares of open lawns and woodlands. It is ideal for informal games or sports events.

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