Tennis at the Cove

tonyhSun, 11/07/2021 - 4:30pm

The Tennis Club committee held a meeting last Thursday to discuss and resolve a few issues in preparation for the new financial year:

The AGM will be held on August 14th at the Hall - time to be announced. All committee positions will be open for election. The committee positively encourages all members to consider standing for office. The work load on our Bookings Officer, Elizabeth Hall, has been considerable over the last year. Not only has she taken all bookings, she has also opened the gate for visitors, ensured covid provisions have been followed, collected court and membership...
tonyhTue, 25/08/2020 - 9:37am

Sixteen tennis club members assembled under the Hall shelter on Saturday for the Annual General Meeting. It was a cold and windy event but a sucess nonetheless with the re-election of our committee plus two new members, Stephen Soper and Pat Brennan, and the retirement of one other, Cheryl Yearsley. My personal thanks to Cheryl for her enthusiasm and support over the last year.

We now have a team of eight on board to battle our way through the coronavirus problems with the hope that just maybe some of the play constraints will be lifted for the spring and...

tonyhTue, 18/08/2020 - 9:12am

The NAC Tennis Club AGM will be held under the Hall shelter at 3:00 pm this Saturday, Aug 22nd. If you are at all interested in playing tennis at any level, please feel free to come along, meet our members and to listen in.

Bring along your own snacks and drinks, perhaps a folding chair, and join us. You'll be most welcome.

Tony Hann, Club President

tonyhSat, 11/07/2020 - 12:38pm

Fourteen club members attended a tennis meeting held at the court last Saturday. Some of the main points of discussion were:

Play - continues to be permitted under strict COVID conditions which exclude so-called high-risk groups. This includes all those over 70 and anyone who has chronic respiratory, kidney, diabetic and immune-related condtions. A proposal was made to introduce a waiver system for healthy over 70 year olds. The MCC and our insurers will be contacted to see if this is allowable. The committee has agreed to re-admit visitors to the court. All players, members or not, must still...
tonyhTue, 05/05/2020 - 9:15am

The MidCoast Council has given us the authority to reopen the tennis court using the Covid-19 guidelines set by Tennis NSW.

This means we can now accept bookings for club members under 70 for play from 9am to 5pm with last bookings at 4pm. Bookings by phone only 0427 276 718. All sessions must be overseen by a supervising committee member (Sharon, Elizabeth or Brenda) and only singles play will be permitted unless the players are from the same household.

Players will be asked:

If they have had any flu like symptoms in the last 14 days...
tonyhTue, 24/03/2020 - 2:23pm

The coronavirus threat has forced the NAC Tennis Club to consider the possiblity of closing the court as it is a place where people get together in a group.

However, we have decided to keep the facility open as long as Government and regulatory agencies allow so that members of our community can have a break from social confinement and get some fresh air and exercise.

To do this, we have had to impose conditions on the use of the court to minimise the threat of transmission between players. All players are required to read and abide by...

tonyhThu, 05/03/2020 - 10:10am

The North Arm Cove Tennis Club has been offered the services of Chris Herden, a professional tennis coach. Chris is a former NSW ranked junior and a USA college representative with 25 years of international and Australian coaching experience.

Chris runs special programs for young players:

Perceptual Motor program (4-5 yrs) Tennis Australia ANZ Hot Shots (5-12 yrs) High School programs Leader System

There's more information about these programs on the attached promo document from Chris.

Chris is prepared to run a program at NAC if there is sufficient interest. Please call me (Tony Hann 0402 990...

tonyhThu, 16/01/2020 - 4:41pm

If you haven't yet, maybe you are missing out on what has been described as the fastest growing sport in the US. And there are already some 1500 players in Australia.

Now you can join the crowd. Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton and table tennis and it has come to North Arm Cove! Four players, a low net and a low-compression ball.

Pickleball is one of the games we learn in the Get Your Racquet On! program.

Our North Arm Cove host team of nine club members met at the court on Tuesday in preparation...

tonyhMon, 06/01/2020 - 8:50am

Don't forget! New Years resolutions have been made and must be honoured. To be more active. To get fitter. To get out and about. To drink much more and better quality wine/beer/scotch.

The venue?
North Arm Cove tennis court at the Community Hall

The session dates and times?
January 17th 5:00 pm January 18th 8:30 am
January 24th 5:00 pm January 25th 8:30 am
January 31st 5:00 pm February 1st 8:30 am
February 7th 5:00 pm February 8th 8:30 am


tonyhTue, 26/11/2019 - 10:58am

Did you know – just three sports have been proven world-wide to be socially inclusive whilst positively enhancing life, welfare and sustainability? One is tennis. (The others are golf and bowls – but who’s got the time for them??).

Apparently running around a court like an idiot whilst making silly attempts to knock a ball over a net, just so someone else can belt it back again is good for the bones, the muscles and the brain. (Was it Mae West who suggested that the fighting would stop if each side was given its own ball?)




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