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SOCIAL/FUN TENNIS TOURNAMENT- SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER

Our next social tournament is due on SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER
As ever, this is a "Fun" event - only to be taken seriously if you reach the final!

This time we are combining a morning Social Tournament with holding the remaining Club Finals that same day in the afternoon.

To give proceedings more of a party atmosphere we will be providing refreshments and a BBQ at lunchtime (around 1 pm )

Invite your friends and family to join you for lunch; and then stop to enjoy the afternoon`s tennis ! Everyone is welcome

Usual entry fee of £3 to cover cost of prizes and refreshments.

Contact Geoff Smith as below
Text 07885261152 or e mail ren.geoff@btinternet.com

GREAT BRITISH TENNIS WEEKENDS -SUNDAY 12TH AUGUST

Final reminder of this Sunday`s "Open" Day.
The weather should be ideal for tennis, so bring down the children, grandchildren and friends to enjoy a day of fun tennis for all standards.

We will be serving refreshments all day with a BBQ from 12 am to 2 pm.

Club members are welcome to help out and play with the public in the Free Play sessions
We have a number of volunteers who are coming down on the day, but we can always do with more !

Look forward to seeing you there.

Frome's Free Tennis Sessions

Frome's Free Tennis Sessions. Saturdays from 2.30 until 4.00pm in Victoria Park
Players can borrow rackets and balls at the courts from the coach who will be on hand to give tips to players expressing an interest in being coached. Court time will depend on the number of people playing and waiting to play. Come with or without a partner Hope to see you out on the courts!!
To chat regarding this programme text Chris Matthews 07838 387482

GREAT BRITISH TENNIS "OPEN DAY" SUNDAY 12TH AUGUST- VOLUNTEERS TO HELP ON THE DAY


Having had such a successful GBTW Open day in May, we are optimistic that we can attract more people from the Frome community to the joys of tennis.
AS EVER, WE NEED CLUB MEMBERS AND PARENTS TO HELP US ON THE DAY
so,hopefully you will find space in your diary for some time on that Sunday.

Your help for any part of the day would be greatly appreciated.
eg. serving refreshments; chatting to new comers; taking people to court;acting as a hitting buddy or helping to register people as they arrive.

Please contact your friends and let as many people know about the event.

The following activities will be taking place throughout the day.

Mini Tennis for 4-12 year olds
Family Time
Free Play
Adult Coaching

We aim to serve refreshments throughout the day, with a BBQ at lunchtime.

If you can help then contact me Geoff Smith at ren.geoff@btinternet.com or text 07885261152.

We had great fun in May, we would like to repeat the experience !

SHE RALLIES a special programme for females every Saturday at 1pm from the 14th July 2018.

Your first session is FREE and £1 thereafter, the SHE RALLIES TENNIS course is designed by Judy Murray for girls, women and mums to ease into tennis. It involves dance, tennis and bright colourful equipment with a focus on fun and friendship. For more information email Sandra at membership@frometennis.net or text 07981 400814.

JOIN HERE

Play FREE OF CHARGE for your first month at our club nights on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6pm and on weekends from 2pm. To look at membership options and pay online, click here

Thank you for your donations


Thank you all for your sponsorship of in the Frome Half Marathon, which I completed this morning. Altogether we raised £680.32, made up from:
Your donations: £352.82
Gift Aid: £77.50
Matched funding from Local Giving: £250
The money will kick-start the Transforming Tennis in Frome Fund of the tennis club and will be used to improve tennis facilities in Frome over the next few years.

Thankyou once again.

John

Fast Track Tennis - Tuesday evenings 6:30pm

A new fast track adult tennis course aimed at those who are beginners or those who want to improve their tactics, technique and footwork outside of playing matches.

Tuesday evenings starting June 12th Until July 17th
6.30 to 7.30 pm
Cost £70
6-week course + free 6 week club membership.
Contact Head Coach, Chris Matthews, at coaching@frometennis.net or 07838 387482

Fun Summer Tennis Camps for three weeks from July 23rd

Fun coaching to improve children's tennis technique and tactics. Learn good technique through game based learning makes it fun to learn. The cost is £80 per week or £24 per day, with a 20% sibling discount for a 2nd child. Sign up for one day, one week or all three weeks. Contact Chris at coaching@frometennis.net.

LAST SUNDAY`S GREAT BRITISH TENNIS OPEN DAY

We were blessed with beautiful weather for our GBTW Open Day
As a consequence, we attracted record numbers of people ( 100+) with all 6 courts being used fully throughout the day.

The addition of a more targeted Social media campaign has obviously paid dividends; along with the help of club members and parents in ensuring that leaflets and posters were placed in all the right locations.
We very much appreciate the time invested.

Special thanks to all the volunteers on the day - especially Veronica and Renalie in the kitchen; Lucian and Laura with the BBQ: ,the coaching team of Chris, Callum and Donna and the welcome cake contributions from Carol and Alex !

Whilst Alan, Geoff, Mark , John and Sandra ensured that all attendees were met and placed on court with the requisite equipment.

Overall, we made a small profit and hopefully, we will have persuaded a few people to join the Club.
Look out for them on Club evenings.
Our next GBTW is 22nd July. Put the date in your diary.

Chippenham League

Frome came top of division 2 in the Winter League and will therefore be promoted to division 1.
Team Captains
Tom Shoemack Mens A
Niamh Gray Mixed A
Linda Perry Ladies A
Jane Renno and Sanae Hakamada Ladies B
Sue Westlake Mixed B
Knock out and Mens B Jamie Waldron
Over 50 ''s Rupert Waterhouse

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Frome Tennis League Singles round 9

There are just seven days to go to join the next singles round of the Frome Tennis League running from Thursday 3rd May 2018 to Wednesday 27th June 2018.

Join here

But hurry! You need to sign up by Monday 30th April 2018.



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