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Father and son complete 18-hour padel tennis marathon to raise funds for UK charity

19th October 2023|

Father and son, Jim and Milo Dundas raised £35,700 for charity Crohn's and Colitis UK by playing 18 continuous hours of padel tennis at Padel4All’s centre in Swindon. The Dundas family’s personal story inspired the pair to set themselves the challenge to complete the 18-hour padel tennis marathon. As part of this challenge the pair played against a variety of opponents non-stop from 6AM until midnight to raise money for charity Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

Active Away Comes to Play!

7th March 2023|

It was a fun-filled week in Swindon with several events taking place. We held a Victorious Secret Event (Improver Level) on Sunday and after some fantastic games the winners were Yoseline Yayas-Mendoza (who successfully retained the title - the first competitor to do so!) and her partner Victoria Humphries. Well ...

Competition Central!

27th February 2023|

We had a busy weekend in Swindon as we held the Smokin’ Aces (Improver level) and Terminetters (Intermediate level) events on Sunday. Some fantastic Padel was played in both events with all teams competing together for the first time. Luke (Basset Down Centre Manager) said “A huge congratulations to Anthony ...

Box League Round 1 Round-Up

21st February 2023|

Round 1 of the 2023 Basset Down Box Leagues came to an end on Sunday with the biggest number of competitors to date, 29 teams across 5 leagues. With the top prize of £100 at stake for the winners of each league, the games were taken in great spirit and ...

Box League E Winners!

14th February 2023|

Congratulations to Stefan Fletcher (a complete beginner when he joined in September!) and James Hogan (one of our newest members) on winning Box League E at their first attempt!  Stefan and James won all 4 matches, conceding just 2 sets along the way and will receive £100 worth of vouchers ...

Fun Filled February!

8th February 2023|

We’ve had a busy week here at Basset Down! Swindon Town Community Foundation visited us twice last week filling 2 courts with retired local residents; some had played Padel before but a majority of them were new to the sport. At the weekend we collaborated with Active Away where Jack ...

Coaching Update

26th March 2022|

March has been a busy month for our coaches. Find out the latest goings on with Steve, Miguel, Calli and the rest of the Padel4all team.

International Women’s Day

7th March 2022|

The bunting was out over the weekend as our ladies took to the courts in celebration of International Women’s Day with the latest round of the successful Victorious Secret.

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It’s Competition Time 

20th February 2022|

To celebrate our recent partnership with STFC we have teamed up with Basset Down Golf Complex to offer you the chance of winning a fantastic day out for 4.

Our Secret Is Revealed

9th February 2022|

You may have felt the competitive spirit over the weekend as players competed for the first time in the ladies only ‘Victorious Secret’ event.

Membership Milestone

12th January 2022|

It’s been a great start to 2022 and we had good reason to extend our New Year celebrations when we recently welcomed our 100th member.

Kids Takeover for the Day

22nd September 2021|

We had a fantastic turnout at our Kids Takeover Day on Saturday. It was great to welcome all the children and their parents to our new centre.

Yes, We’re Open

13th September 2021|

It’s great that we are finally able to open our doors and welcome you to the courts. We’ve got lots on for the rest of September to get you started.

Meet the Coaches

7th September 2021|

Steve Yeardley is Head Coach and Centre Manager role and Calli Smith has been recruited as the centre’s Development Coach.

Back to School

1st September 2021|

Following on from the recent announcement of our partnership with The Padel School we are thrilled to be welcoming Padel School Founder and GB padel player and coach Sandy Farquharson to the centre.

Opening Date Announced

16th August 2021|

With the canopy now installed we are super excited to announce that the courts are expected to be open for play on Monday 13ᵗʰ September.

New Clubhouse now Open

28th July 2021|

The stunning new Clubhouse at Basset Down is now open. The fabulous new facility includes a restaurant, bar, conference rooms and more.

Ground Breaking!

30th June 2021|

Groundworks have started at Basset Down. On the back of their recent appointment the main contractor, Padel Tech, have wasted no time in getting to work on the Swindon site.

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