Registration Week: 29th April to 3nd May.
Registration week for existing and new members is Sunday 29th April. It will commence at 10am, with competitions for children and teenagers, continuing until 12pm. Lisa is holding free coaching sessions for ladies from 12 until 2pm.There will be mixed doubles competitions for adults starting immediately afterwards until 4pm. This is an ideal opportunity for children and adults who wish to sample playing the game of tennis, to visit our club, meet with club members and take part in some friendly games.
Registration for new members and existing will continue Monday 30th April, Tuesday 1st and Thursday 3rd May from 7.30pm until 9.30pm. Existing members are reminded that all fobs will be deactivated from May 6th for those who have not renewed their membership.
We will be organising follow up sessions on Sunday 13th May for interested children and adults, details will be published later in the month.
Men’s Doubles Spring League
Des Windsor Mc Glynn, Harry and Martin O’Rourke are the leaders in the men’s doubles spring league. Last week’s matches were cancelled due to the two great bugbears of tennis players, rain and especially wind. This league will run until Monday 7th May.
Ladies/Men’s Summer Singles Leagues
All adult members have until Thursday 26th to sign up to participate in these leagues which will run until 14th June. These leagues will be organised in the usual method as per the pyramids.
Lisa continues coaching every Saturday. Coaching is for adult members and for adults who wish to come along and participate in the tennis lessons. Interested persons may contact Lisa at 0862215843 for further details.
Clem will be starting coaching for junior members on Saturday 5th May. Children ages 4-7 have lessons from 10 to 11 o clock, children 8-12 at 11 o clock and teenagers up to 18 years from 12 to 1 o clock. Further details from Clem 0864022490.
Ladies’/Men’s Doubles Competition
The men’s and ladies doubles competitions will be held from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th May. Members may register for these competitions in the usual manner.
Annual Athlone/Loughrea Challenge
Our annual friendly competition against Loughrea tennis club will be held on Sunday 27th May. This year we will be travelling to Loughrea. This is the eight year of the event with the crystal trophy currently residing in Loughrea, however we will be striving to bring it back to Athlone and even up the shared years at four each.
Men compete every Monday, ladies have the courts every Tuesday with mixed doubles every Thursday. Play begins at 7.30 and new potential members are most welcome to visit our club any of the nights and play some games.