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
Tennis memberships for 2017 are available online now.
Please go to the Registration tab.
April 9, Nets installation – by late on Sunday afternoon. Courts will be ready for play on Monday morning.
April 10-13, Junior events & lessons sign-up 7-8 pm Volunteers will be available each evening with forms. "Members only" allowed to have lessons. Renewals and new members can use the on-line system in the clubhouse to register and pay before junior sign-up forms to be completed.
April 15, Membership Registrations Saturday 10–11 am. Renew your membership or sign up for the first time. Volunteers will be available to help with the on-line system in the clubhouse. New members can obtain the membership keycards which are required for court gate and for clubhouse access. For renewing members, last year's cards are re-activated at payment time.
May 6, Opening Day for the club is the first Saturday in May. Social and tennis begins 11 am. for 3 hours. Lunch provided. There will be a "free will" donation box for contributions to offset the lunch cost. Rain date is Sunday May 7, 2017.
June 3, Junior "Skills Day" starts at 11 am. Lessons, skills training and social for 3 hours. Come out and encourage our juniors. Watch for the flyer posted in the clubhouse with further details about this special day. Go to the " Events" tab and see "Special Events" for additional information.
2016 Club Championships Finals were held Sun. Sept 25th.
Winners are announced below.
2016 Annual General Meeting Sat. Oct 15th
Breakfast & meeting 9 am - noon. Doors open 8:00 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 2017 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.
MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION is open for 2017
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.
Courts can be booked up to 6 days 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:
- please use only court #5 for ball machine or hopper when not in use by Pro.
- Only 4-6 balls per court only at any given time.
- 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.
*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 key is the new way to access the main court gate and the clubhouse at ATC. Keys can be picked up from the clubhouse from our Club Co-ordinator, Veronika, from 6-11pm Monday to Friday, weather permitting. For the months of May and June, Veronika will be at the clubhouse for electronic key activation on Saturdays from 1:00 - 7:00 pm. This is in addition to her normal hours, weekday evenings during May, June, July, August.
For the convenience of our members, we have a stringing machine at the club for
all tennis racquets. Stu 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
2017 Registration Fees:
MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
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 2016
Women's A Singles Winner: Kathy Parker
Men's A Singles Winner: Marko MrKoci
Men's B Singles Winner: Emmanuel Lopez.
Mens's A Doubles Winners: Mike / Richard Mastroluisi
Men's B Doubles Winners Wayne / Brad Joudrie
Ladies A Doubles Winners: Dale Sanouris / Kim Carpenter Gunn
Ladies C Doubles Winners. Emily Wray / Laura Frasere
Mixed Doubles Winners: Lyn / Mike Mastroluisi
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.
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 email@example.com.
*Reminder- all children need to be registered members in order to take lessons.*