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HALF TERM - ROAD TO WIMBLEDON - TENNIS CAMP

May 29th to 1st June 9-12pm cost £54. 20% discount for siblings. Daily rate £24.

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.

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To look at membership options and pay online, click here

Great British Tennis Open Day FREE tennis for all Sunday 22nd July 10-4pm

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Try tennis FREE at our fun event.
Book early to avoid disappointment by clicking here
Refreshments will be available all day with a BBQ @ lunchtime (12-2 pm) These are days for all club members to invite friends and family and for those who have never visited us to come and try out tennis.
The activities available throughout the day will include:-
Mini Tennis
Play with club member
Family play
Free coaching

We need lots of volunteers to show the general public how much fun can be had on a tennis court so please let Sandra know if you can help out at membership@frometennis.net

MISS HITS TENNIS IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR GIRLS AGED 5-8

MISS HITS TENNIS is a course designed by Judy Murray for girls aged 5-8 and mums if they want to participate. It involves dance, tennis and bright colourful equipment. Register your interest and what time suits you and we will try to organise it at the most popular time on weekends. We aim to start at the end of June. To register your interest email Sandra at membership@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.

April to July 2018 Junior Coaching and Competitions

Junior coaching begins on 9th April to 26th May then continues from 4th June until 24th July. That's 14 weeks of top quality, fun coaching at a cost of £84.

Year 3 & 4 Schools Competition- April 17th 12.30 to 3.00pm. A fabulous introduction to tennis for children.

Road To Wimbledon is the biggest junior tournament in British tennis and gives all players aged 11 to 14 years the opportunity to progress through and compete on the world famous grass courts at Wimbledon.

To chat regarding tennis coaching or competitions talk with Chris Matthews 07838387482 or send a text.

Adult Coaching Sessions

Sundays 7-8:30pm, Fridays 9:15-10:15am. This is a 14 week group adult coaching course. The cost is £6 per hour session, (1.5 hrs £9.00) between 9th April and 24th July. Prorata the price for those who join mid course.This is a great way to burn calories, improve muscle tone and become more skilled and knowledgeable. In addition to having fun and making new friends. Remember the first session is free. To book email Chris Matthews on coaching@frometennis.net.

Can Your Business Support a Young Tennis Player?

In an exciting new initiative Frome Selwood Tennis Club is driving forward plans to support children's accessibility to tennis.

The Club recognises that tennis can be expensive for some parents and they are looking for a local company (or companies) to help run a concessionary membership scheme for juniors whose parents are on low income and state benefits. The Club wants to provide a 50% discount for up to 10 candidates. They are hoping to run the scheme for 5 years at a cost in total of approximately £7,000 over those years.

The Club is inviting a sponsor or sponsors to come forward and be associated with the scheme. A significant sponsor would be able to put their name to the scheme and display a banner at the club and receive various other publicity benefits alongside.

Club Chair, John Price said: "Tennis is a great sport, is fun for all levels of ability and its profile in the UK has been raised considerably over the last few years. At Frome Selwood Tennis Club we see tennis as an inclusive game not an exclusive one, but not every family can afford to send their child along to tennis coaching. If we can find some generous sponsors to help us with this scheme it will give several of those children who are excited to learn new tennis skills the chance to do so".

For more information or to discuss possible involvement in the scheme, please email chairman@frometennis.net.

Club Wins Top Award

The Somerset LTA Committee have awarded Frome Selwood Tennis Club the Aegon Tennis Club of the Year Award for 2016. The Club will now go forward to the Regional Club of the Year Round.

The club was congratulated for its role in the provision of 3 superb new tennis courts for the community with advanced on-line booking and access, and also its high participation levels. We were applauded for actively encouraging Tennis for all age groups from 3yrs to 80yrs old, and all standards of tennis from our many Adult Teams, the Park Singles Tennis Leagues and to those playing for pleasure. We were also congratulated for our strong presence in the local community and our high membership satisfaction levels and membership retention.

We have demonstrated a willingness to think innovatively and progressively in order to grow and develop all aspects of the club (e.g. marketing & promotion, utilising technology, membership & coaching programme structure, engaging in LTA initiatives)

Club Chairman John Price said: "We are delighted and very proud to receive this award. It has been hard-earned by our committee and our member volunteers. I want to take this opportunity to say thank you to all those who give their time and efforts so freely now and in the past for the good of our club: members of the committee, trustees, league team captains and players, parents, all the volunteers helping at our club events, the many long term members who have contributed so much in the past and continue to do so, and all those who do their best for the club in too many ways to mention. It is also important to recognise the very important work put in by Chris Matthews and our hard-working coaching team".



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