Overview

 

Tennis Activities

 

The club runs various teams throughout the year in the Bucks LTA Shield, the High Wycombe & District Summer evening mixed league, and the Aylesbury leagues.



 

 

Club Nights

 

 

Held on Tuesdays from 7pm onwards. Men’s’ Night is on a Monday and Ladies practice is on a Wednesday evening.  Internal tournaments for men, ladies and mixed doubles as well as men and ladies singles are held annually. Members are encouraged to participate in all the activities held but must be available to play on finals/championship finals days as appropriate. Other special Tournaments are held throughout the season with an emphasis on friendly and enjoyable tennis. Please refer to the schedule of events.

 

New Members

 

The club aims to encourage a competitive standard of tennis but not at the expense of the friendly atmosphere for which its reputation has grown. New members are welcomed at club evenings. If you would like to join or obtain further information on the club please contact Mark Twitchett.

 

 

Parent Members

 

 

This membership category is intended to encourage parents who wish to play with their children. It allows parents to play with their children during the week or at any times when the courts are free although full members do take priority. This membership does not allow parents to play together without their children.

 

 

COACHING - available for all ages and level of play.

Minis:

Mini tennis with Darren Stenning for children of 4 to 8 years is held on Sunday mornings from 27th April - racquets and balls are provided for these sessions.

 

Juniors:

 

Darren Stenning is the Sunday junior coach and

 

he is keen to help our children play tennis to their

 

highest standard. This Sunday coaching is offered at an additional charge of £25 from 27th April to 15th July with the registration day on 27th April.

 

 

Tom Edis - ChallengeTennis, details on

 

www.challenge-tennis.com provides additional

 

Junior coaching sessions on Mondays & Fridays

 

4.30pm-7pm.

 

 

Senior Members - Coaching is available with

 

Tom Edis upon request.

 

 

 

Rusty Racquets/Intermediates coaching is run

 

during term-time on Tuesdays at 10am-11am.

 

The coach is Tom Edis.

 

 

Visitors

 

 

Members are welcome to bring visitors (maximum

 

of 3 times a year and not to Junior Saturday Club)

 

depending upon court availability. A fee of £2 for

 

adults & £1 for juniors is payable.

 

Subscription Fees - due on 1st April each year

 

 

There are various categories – see membership

 

application forms

 

Senior (over 18 but if in full time education junior

 

fee applies):

 

Junior (8-12 years): Junior (12-18 years): 

 

Mini Tennis (Under 8)

 

Summer Student membership May 1st - Sept 1st:

 

Midweek membership

 

Parent membership

 

 

 

Discounts apply where at least 2 members of a family join.

 

100 Club

 

This gives an importrant contribution to club funds. For a £2 monthly direct debit or an annual charge of £24 there is a monthly draw for a prize of £25 (£50 twice yearly). Please contact Bena Castle should you wish to join.

 

 

Club Development

 

The club has recently carried out extensive refurbishment – courts resurfaced and new fencing, club house renovated inside and out.

 

 

 

Floodlights are on 2 courts to enhance the amount of playing time throughout the year.  A fee is applicable for use of the lights and the full lights fee structure is displayed in the Club House.

 

 

Match Fees

 

 

(NB: Only fully paid up members are eligible to play

 

in matches)

 

Two pair matches £3           Three pair matches £4

 

 

Rules

 

1)    Proper tennis shoes must be worn to protect

         the court surface.

      We also request recognised tennis clothing

         be worn.

 

2)    Please respect the courts and the

         clubhouse, remember to slacken the nets

         after use.

 

3)    Please retrieve all balls.

 

4)    Subscriptions must be paid promptly.

 

5)    Please observe court etiquette at all times.

 

 

Keys

 

Keys to the clubhouse are available to senior members from Ruth Schlaepfer at cost (approx £4.50).

 

 

Balls

 

The club provides free balls for club night play. At other times there are used balls available in the clubhouse or alternatively you may choose to bring your own tennis balls.

 

 

Wimbledon Tickets

 

The club is very fortunate to be allocated six pairs of Wimbledon tickets each year. There is a draw for these in May and all members have an equal chance of being able to purchase them. Please note that the tickets must be used by the recipient only and are under no circumstances to be sold or given away. See the club notice boards.