Venue Management Profile
The Queensland Tennis Centre is managed by UQ Sport. UQ Sport is a not for profit organisation wholly owned by The University of Queensland.
Operating since 1911, UQ Sport brings to Tennis Queensland a unique combination of long-standing expertise and experience across areas of venue management and sports programming to ensure the successful development and growth of tennis, and to encourage participation in the local and broader communities.
UQ Sport will build on the potential of the Queensland Tennis Centre through innovative and inclusive programming and adopts an underlying philosophy that:
"Sport and recreation can play a significant part in the development of the social and cultural life of a community. UQ Sport is committed to actively engaging our communities in sport and recreational activities that contribute to their health and well-being."
With over 60 years' experience in managing the University of Queensland Tennis Centre, UQ Sport, alongside Tennis Queensland, offers an unmatched combination of skills and expertise in innovative and financially responsible commercial management of community sport and recreation facilities.
Our operating philosophy commits us to:
- Providing a suite of programs and services on a value-for-money basis;
- Ensuring everyone has the opportunity to experience and participate in the sport of tennis through inclusive and innovative programming strategies;
- Collaborating with industry partners to enhance operational performance; and
- Contributing to Tennis Queensland's strategic objectives by enhancing its ongoing operations of meeting the needs of both the tennis and broader communities through professional facility management.
UQ Sport delivers an extensive range of best practice tennis services to cater for the mutual needs of both Tennis Queensland and the community. Specifically these services include a range of coaching (beginner to semi-elite), competition (internal and external), social events, corporate, school and general hire services and supported by a pro shop and kiosk, café and on-site tennis club.