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                                                             Welcome to the Ancaster Tennis Club                 

Affordable Family Fun!

Ancaster Tennis Club is located in the heart of the Village Green, behind the library and old city hall at 291 Lodor Street.

We feature 5 exceptional outdoor courts and a new Clubhouse.  Our Head Tennis Professional is Frances Critchley.  Our Club Coordinator is Veronika Niemczyk. 

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Our new clubhouse number is 289-239-7878 

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Court lights will switch off at 10 pm starting Monday, October 2, 2017.  This is our practise every year as the temperatures drop in the late evenings.

The last court bookings will be for the 9 pm time slot. Our club coordinator has finished for the season and there will be a security check at 10 pm.  Please assist the club by making sure that all doors to the clubhouse and the courts are securely closed when you are the last players at the club.  


                             Important Dates


2017      Annual General Meeting   Saturday.  October 14, 2017


Marshall Memorial United Church Hall, corner of
20 Gilbert Ave and Fiddlers Green Rd, Ancaster, Ontario

Breakfast & meeting  9 am - noon. Doors open 8:30 am. Meeting starts at 9:30 am sharp.

Please see 'Events' tab, click 'Events Calendar - October' section for details.

Election of club officers will take place at the meeting. Nominations are open for the 2018 club board positions. Print the form below to propose a member in good standing for election.  If you are unable to attend the meeting and wish to vote, you may print and use the proxy form below.  

AGM Club Officer Nomination Form

Proxy form for 2017 AGM



Annual Championships September 23, 2017

It was a great day for the Club Championships.   Spectators were treated to some superb plays by our finalists in the matches.  Many thanks to all the participants who gave it their all on the hot - hot courts.

Results are posted at the end of this page.


Championships Day BBQ September 23, 2017

Your Social Committee came through with a grand BBQ --- well done to all for the hard work!!!



Reserving Courts:

Court bookings: On-line booking or in person at the Club.  A computer is in the clubhouse.
Enter player's names and time on the appropriate court on the booking slate.

Time limit: 60 minutes (play can continue if the court is not needed by another). Please be fair!

Prime time: Monday to Friday   6 - 10 pm.  Maximum ONE hour bookings.  For DOUBLES play only, TWO hour bookings are permitted at other times but not during prime time hours.

Courts 1-4 can be booked up to 6 days in advance but Court 5 only 24 hrs in advance 

If the persons who booked have not arrived within 15 minutes of play, the court is forfeited.

Please read the on-line booking rules on the website for further information.

Doubles play is recommended during busy times.

*Organized Club events have priority.  If there is a free court during organized play, it may be used.

Containers of Balls/Ball Machine/Court 5:

  1. please use only court #5 for ball machine or hopper when not in use by Pro.
  2. Only 4-6 balls per court only at any given time.
  3. Courts MUST be free on either side to use a bucket of balls OR fenced on one side and the court beside open. (strictly enforced via Club Insurance Policy due to liability)

**Court #5 is reserved for the Club Pro for lessons and clinics; it may be used by members when it is not being used by the pro and can be booked 24 hrs in advance.

*Please note that no one is allowed to use the club's tennis courts for any kind of tennis instructions other than the club-approved coaches.*

Court Time Restrictions:

Juniors are not allowed to play after 7:00pm, students after 8:00pm unless no adults are waiting to play.
The court MUST be vacated if an adult arrives and the court is needed.
Students may purchase an adult membership if they prefer unrestricted play.

Keyless entry! An electronic card is the way to access the main court gate and the clubhouse at ATC.   Cards can be picked up at the clubhouse from our Club Co-ordinator, Veronika, from 6-11pm Monday to Friday, weather permitting. 

For the convenience of our members, we have a stringing machine at the club for
all tennis racquets.  Stuart Critchley will look after you on this if you do not know how to use the machine. 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2017- check under the "About Us" tab

Membership Registrations

Register Online Member Login

2017 Registration Fees:


Junior (5-17 yrs):  $45.00 + HST

Full Time Student (*18-21   yrs):  $60.00 + HST

Adult (18-64 yrs):   $125.00 + HST

Senior (65 & over)  $115.00 + HST

Member Emeritus (**80 & member for 15 + years)  FREE (must contact Kerry Radigan, Membership Director, to register)

Family** (Limit 2 Adults + minimum one junior member)   $260.00 + HST

**All members belong to one family and live at the same address

Club Champions 2017

Women's A Singles Winner:    Marian Mrkoci

Men's A Singles Winner:         Marko Mrkoci

Men's B Singles Winner:         Charles Strachen

Men's A Doubles Winners:      Mike & Richard Mastroluisi

Men's B Doubles Winners:      Ron Bhaduri & David Pasian 

Ladies A Doubles Winners:     Jenn Greene & April Harbottle

Ladies B Doubles Winners:     Tania Pinelli & Carolyn Marini

Men's O55 Doubles Winners:   Pat Moran & Stephen Barker

Mixed O55 Doubles Winners:   Pat Moran & Dale Sauouris

Mixed Open Doubles Winners:        ==  To be played  ==






Court Rules and Etiquette

Suitable attire (no jeans, cut-offs) and non-marking tennis shoes must be worn on the courts. No shirt, no play!

Appropriate language and sportsmanship will be expected.

Please observe court etiquette:

  • --never walk behind another court while play is in progress
  • --wait for a break in play before interrupting others for whatever reason
  • --be mindful of stray balls rolling onto your court and return them to their source at the first break in your own play
  • --keep talking and other distractions to a minimum


Guests are permitted to play a maximum of 3 times per year.

Pro Tips

GREAT NEWS.  Frances Critchley is back with us again this year.  Frances has a long history in tennis coaching and is very excited to be working with the youth at ATC. Adult lessons are also available to learn tennis or to tune up your game.

For information on lessons and programs, please go to the tab, "Lessons and Programs" or e-mail Frances at

*Reminder- all children need to be registered members in order to take lessons.*