The courts at Cullercoats Tennis Club were opened to pupils from Cullercoats Primary School to mark the start of the new season last week.
On the day the children took part in taster sessions with club coaches Stuart Cass and Lauren Jones.
Coaching sessions for youngsters run all day Saturday as well as Thursday from 4pm to 5pm (age 3-8) and 5pm to 6pm for mini tennis orange (age 8-12).
Junior membership is £40 for the year and includes free coaching in April and May.
Senior coaching runs Sunday evenings with sessions from absolute beginners to club team players and is also free as part of the membership.
Cullercoats also run Easter, half term and summer camps every school holiday week, which are open to members and non members.