American Tournament – in photos

Once again the bi-annual  American Tournament was great success with Town Green club members enjoying good weather for the afternoon. Julian organised the event and at the end of the days tennis awarded the prizes to the winners!

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American invitation

Town Green Tennis Club ready to play.The next social event at Town Green is the American Tournament which Julian traditionally organises at the beginning of each season. This year it will be held on Sunday 30th April and will commence at 2pm.

It’s an excellent way for new members to try their hand as players rotate partners so that  all players get the chance to play with partners of different ability. It’s also a great level playing field which suits players of all ages and abilities.

There will be prizes for winners and runners-up with light refreshments available. Assuming good weather it is anticipated that the Tournament will end about 5pm. If you want to sign up please contact Julian via julian@tgtc.net

First Club Night – 7pm Tuesday 11th April

Tennis racquets and ballsWe have started getting ready for first Club night and are making preparations for the evening. As always, there is a warm welcome for non members to come along and join us to play some tennis and enjoy the refreshments.

Bill will be on hand to give some coaching tips and we will have a selection of racquets and balls if you don’t have your own equipment.

Keep an eye out for our new poster which will be seen around and about the Club in the next few days!

Summer camp dates for 2017

Town Green Tennis Club signpostFive junior camps have been provisionally agreed. These will be once again run by Bill Dow who takes the popular junior Saturday morning sessions. These are open to non members.

EASTER CAMP 1    Monday to Wednesday – 3rd – 5th April – 1 till 4pm

EASTER CAMP 2   Monday to Wednesday – 10th – 12th April – 1 till 4pm

MAY CAMP    Monday to Wednesday –  29th  to May 31st –  1 till 4pm

SUMMER CAMP 1   Monday to Wednesday – 24th – 26th July  – 1 till 4pm

SUMMER CAMP 2   Monday to Wednesday – 31st Jul to 2nd August – 1 till 4pm

These are provisional with more information to follow nearer the dates!

New season – dates announced!

Tennis racquets and ballsFebruary might seem very early to be discussing plans for summer tennis – but it is a key month in the local tennis calendar. Work starts in earnest when Town Green representatives attend both the Southport and Liverpool Tennis Group fixture meetings where our teams play league tennis. Then Clubs will host their own Committee meetings to organise events, purchase balls and agree court time for the season.

The first three confirmed dates are always first club night, coaching and our early season American Tournament and once we have these agreed it feels like the season is underway. This year the dates are

Coaching – usual format with Bill’s popular Saturday mornings starting 1st April

First Club Night – our curtain raiser for the season will be at 7pm on the 11th April

American Tournament – to be held at 2pm on Sunday 30th April

These dates have only just been announced and there will be plenty more information in the very near future.

Christmas Dinner

Liz has confirmed the booking for the Town Green Tennis Club Christmas Dinner!

It will be on Tuesday 6th December 7pm at the Toby Carvery in Ormskirk.. The £13.49  menu (which is excellent value) is copied below.

Please let Liz know if you can make it as numbers have to be confirmed by the 15th November.

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U3A tennis invitation !

Town Green Tennis Club ready to play.Did you know that our U3A tennis players also play during the winter? They can usually be found on Court between 10 and 12 most Wednesdays and Fridays, unless as they say its “teeming” down.

They have a break over the Christmas and New Year period from about mid December to mid January, but apart from that will be found hitting balls down at the Winifred Lane Courts in Aughton.

They are always interested in meeting new tennis players who might want to join in and  will  look forward to seeing new faces. Interested? – then please get in touch or simply go down and introduce yourself!

If you are new to the area and still finding your way around Ormskirk and Aughton we can be found behind the Aughton Village Hall car park on Winifred Lane. If you drive through the car park, the tennis courts can be found directly in front of you. Sat Nav might not give you an accurate location!