Tennis at the Cove

petercWed, 26/06/2013 - 1:34pm

Regulars will have noted the completion of paving around our new “Opera House” weather shelter. The paving provides more sealed floor area to the shelter and prevents gravel ending up on the court surface.

Two new members were welcomed recently – Georgina from Karuah and Alex from Promontory Way. Alex had never played tennis at all but is going well with some help from our other players. New players are always welcome – NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

Annual membership fees are now due: $40 Family and $20 Single – pay by cheque or cash to Kerrian Griffin...

Whacked again!tonyhThu, 23/05/2013 - 9:02am

A revised insurance system and a tripling of fees by Tennis Australia penalises smaller clubs such as ours and has forced a budget review by your Committee (new costs are $400 base rate plus $250 per court.

Fees for members will remain the same but casual hirers will be charged an additional $2.00 per hour to help cover insurance. Night lighting charges will rise to $3.00 per hour.

The court telephone booking system is working well, with Committee members doing a monthly roster using the Club phone to take bookings. Call 0427 276 718 to book. ...

tonyhWed, 01/05/2013 - 6:07pm

After social tennis on Saturday, 18 May 2013 there will be a General Meeting at 11.00 am to discuss the ramifications of more than 100% increase in insurance. Possible changes will be made in membership fees and court hire to cover costs.

A BBQ will take place after this meeting. BYO everything with free tennis in the afternoon.

The tennis net has been re-stitched and algae has been sprayed with Kendocide on affected areas. Round Up has been sprayed on perimeter of court.

The tennis shelter has been erected by Council for the tennis club with...

tonyhMon, 22/10/2012 - 11:58am

Our new social tennis times are from 8.00am to 10.00am each Monday and Saturday. Open to everyone. Just turn up with your racquet and $2.00. Enquiries to Ken Duffey 4997 3240.

trishpSat, 16/06/2012 - 1:56pm

May saw the court used 35 times which is great for this time of year and an improvement on May 2010 figures.

I am unable to continue with the role of booking and public officer AFTER THE 30TH JUNE 2012 , so until the Annual General Meeting at the hall on the 14th July at 10am, Bob Griffin will kindly step into the role of temporary booking officer for the 14days prior to the meeting. You can contact Bob on 40177271 . A big thank you to all my casual and regular hirers, I will miss you all.

trishpMon, 07/05/2012 - 1:40pm

The month of April saw the court booked 37 times, which considering the rainfall was very good. Raw Courts have re-surfaced the court at a cost of $660 which will help keep the surface protected.

A general meeting is to be held on Friday 11th May at 6.30 at the hall to discuss the extension to the practice wall area. Hope to see you all there.

If you are considering joining the tennis club, now is the time. Get 7 weeks free for $20 single membership and $40 for families per year.

trishpSat, 21/04/2012 - 11:31am

Sadly our grant application for a shed and covered seating area has been unsuccessful. I am led to believe that as a result of the outdoor toilet grant appication being successful, we missed out. We will keep trying.

trishpSat, 10/03/2012 - 10:37am

Commencing Saturday the 17th March we will be changing back to 9am start for both Saturday and Monday social tennis.

The reason for this change is that there is still a lot of dew on the court and it will give a bit more time to dry out.

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