I have updated the about page with information and maps for our regular courts at Wakehurst and Belrose. If you want to know how to find us on a Wednesday evening or a Sunday morning take a look at the page and consult the maps. They are fully interactive so you can zoom in and out and work out how to get to the courts.
Clive has been taking some video of the action on Sunday mornings. Here is the fruit of his labours.
The 2013 club championships started in fine form last Sunday. Play continues this Sunday (the 5th of May) but will be at Belrose rather than Wakehurst.
The WTC playing committee led by Anthony Thompson will organise the morning to maximise the use of the courts for all championship and social players and we appreciate your patience and co-operation. Also the courts will be able to be used for an extra half an hour until 12.30 pm for this Sunday.
The success and scheduling of the club championships revolves around about the availability of players. We appreciate your help on each Sunday and would ask any competitors who have unavoidable occupational and other commitments letting us know in advance that they cannot attend.
The minutes of the 27th Annual General Meeting, held on the 10th of February, 2013, have been approved by the club chairman and are now available. A copy has been uploaded to this web site – 2013 AGM minutes.
Entries are now open for the 2013 annual club championships. As in previous years we will be organising womens singles, mens singles, womens doubles, mens doubles and mixed doubles. Entries are open to club members and regular social players. Each player is welcome to enter one or all of the competitions to which they are eligible. The entry fee is $10 per person regardless of the number of competitions that you enter.
The initial rounds of each competition will be a single set with the winner the first to 9 games (regardless of the margin between the scores). Each final will be the best of 3 tie-break sets.
Entries for the championships are open now and will close on Friday the 26th of April, 2013. You can download the entry form or pick up a copy on Wednesday night or Sunday morning from any committee member. Once completed please give the form with your $10 entry fee to the Club Captain or Treasurer.
Alternatively you can email your entry details to firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget that your entry isn’t valid until you have paid your entry fee.
This coming Sunday (the 3rd of March) we will be running our monthly round robin competition. The usual rules apply, which are.
- arrive by 9.00 for warm up and so we can organise a draw
- be prepared to play 4 matches
- entry cost is $5.00
For those of you not sure if you want to play, the competition is run almost the same as our normal tennis except that your score is recorded. After the four rounds the winner and runner up take home a bottle of wine. Depending on numbers we will likely have two divisions by ability and with prizes for each.
Please note that quite often the weather may be wet but we still play. If you are in doubt you can check with the courts by ringing (02) 9907 9180
Notice is hereby given that Annual General Meeting of the Wakehurst Tennis Club will be held on Sunday the 10th of February, 2013 after the tennis. The meeting will start at 12.30pm in the Wakehurst golf club which is adjacent to the tennis courts.
- To receive and adopt the minutes of the last AGM in January 2012
- To receive and adopt the President’s annual report
- To receive and adopt the Club Captains Annual Report
- To receive and adopt the Treasurer’s report and financial statement for calendar year 2011
- Election of office bearers
- Any other business
- All members of the Club are encouraged to attend the AGM, but only full club members who are financial are entitled to vote
- Only members who are present at the meeting are entitled to vote. There will be no proxies
- The committee/office bearers will consist of: President, Treasurer, Secretary, Club Captain and Vice Captain.
As we move into a new year fees are now due for the first half of 2013. The rates are $190 for a full member and $95 for a student. These are payable to the club treasurer or into the club bank account. If you are paying directly please indicate on the transfer who the fees are for.
Casual rates are $15 for 3 hours (Sunday and Wednesday) or $10 if you only play for 2 hours.
This Wednesday (19th of December) we play at Wakehurst as usual except that
we have a recent tradition of having a mini celebration.
On the wednesday before Christmas we stop playing between 9 and 9.30. The club will supply some nibbles, BYO drink. This is a low key affair and we have to be away by the usual time of 10:00pm.
This coming Sunday (23rd of December) the courts at Wakehurst are closed and we will be playing at Belrose. The courts are in Glen Street, close to the library. Directions are on the Belrose Tennis Club web site or on Google Maps.
This coming Sunday (the 2nd of December) because our home courts are required for a junior tournament we have to move ‘off shore’.
We will be playing at Belrose courts which are in Glen Street close to the library.
Directions: Starting at the junction of Forest Way and Warringah Road drive up
Forest Way to the 3rd set of traffic lights, turn left into Glen street drive approximately 1 kilometre. Glen Street theatre will be on your left. On your right is a cul-de-sac leading to Belrose library. Park and take a very short walk to the tennis courts.
Note the courts are not visible from the road, they are behind the Glenrose shops which are under construction.