It’s the last Friday of the month, it’s Quiz Night again. Join us for another super night of quiz questions to set the mind whirring and emotions stirring as you debate the possible answers with your teammates. All welcome to join us, doors open at 8.00pm with questions sheets immediately available to work on - other questions follow from 9.00pm. It’s just £2.00pp to enter including free food. Cash prizes for our winners!
Join us for our Burns Night special quiz next Friday, 25th January. We’re not promising there will be Burns-related questions (it’s not that easy!) but there will be plenty of Burns fun - and haggis neeps and tatties for all to enjoy on the night. All this for just £2.00pp to include the food. Cash prizes for the winners, a fully-stocked bar and a good time assured for all. All welcome - hope to see you there. Doors open at 8.00pm, questions begin before 9.00pm.
Come and pit your wits against our Quizmaster at our monthly Quiz Night. Just £2.00pp to enter, incl pizza and nibbles. Always a challenging quiz to test your knowledge and ability across a wide range of tests. Bring family and friends with you - non-members always welcome! We have a fully stocked bar to help lubricate the mind too!
Quiz Night returns at the Tennis Club. All welcome to come along, wide range of questions, pizza and bar to be enjoyed. Entry just £2.00pp. We open at 8.00pm, questions begin 8.30 - 9.00pm.
See you there!
October Half term Tennis Camps are here!!!! U11 Camps will be on Monday and Tuesday, 22nd - 23rd October and U18 Camps will be Wednesday and Thursday, 24th - 25th October.
All equipment is provided so all your kids will need is sports wear and a packed lunch. All sessions will be expertly delivered by our Head Coach David Esther, who is a Level 3 LTA Accredited Coach.
The Camps will run from 9.00am until 3.00pm every day, and the cost is just £22 per day or £40 for both days.
Book early to secure your place.
For U11 click HERE
For U18 click HERE
If you have any questions, contact David on 07769 184579
The deadline is approaching for entering this year's Club Championship. Entries close at midnight on Sunday 2nd September - enter on the entry sheets on the Noticeboard, or email the Club or phone Tony if you want to enter. There will be both Senior and Junior Championships, running through September with a Finals Day for all competitions on Sunday, 7th October.
Categories are: Mens and Ladies Singles, Mens and Ladies Doubles, Mixed Doubles - or course, Juniors can also enter these competitions. There is also a Family Doubles competition - any two family members can enter, the matches will be handicapped to ensure a level playing field for all.
Entries for the Junior Championships are being gathered directly by our Head Coach, David Esther and will cover all age groups from U8 upwards. Players must be |Club members to take part.
There will be a Presentation Night in November to award trophies to all our Champions and our Junior Runners-Up.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of David Esther as our new Head Coach. David brings tremendous experience of running successful coaching programmes for all ages and abilities and we are looking forward to working with him to build a really strong programme.
As well as delivering our regular weekly schedule of sessions for Mini Red, Orange, Green, Junior, Adult and Cardio, David will be introducing performance-group sessions and providing individual tuition for members. David will also be taking tennis out into the Community by delivering coaching in schools and working with Sport Works in providing a special programme of activities for disabled young people in the local area.
Our usual schedule of coaching on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings will resume with the next school term in early September, but in the meantime if you would like to continue through the holidays David is running 'Play and Pay' coaching sessions for Minis, Juniors and Adults at a cost of £5.00 per session on:
Thursdays at 7.00pm for Adults
Saturdays at 10.00am for Under 10's
Saturdays at 11.00am for Over 10's
No need to pre-register for these - just come along. They will run from 2nd August to 1st September.
It's a busy time of year at the Club so clear your diaries and make sure you join us for these great events:
Saturday, 7th July - from 4.30pm till late, it's our annual Summer Barbecue, a lovely time to relax and enjoy the company of friends and family around the barbecue while the kids play on the Bouncy Castle and other kit we have planned for the day. We're hoping to make this year's event a special occasion to mark our 125th Anniversary so please get your tickets booked as soon as possible. They are £8.00 for adults and £5 for U10's to include all food and entertainment, including Karaoke in the Clubhouse later on - and of course World Cup football for all those who can't tear themselves away. The bar will be open all day, with real ale as well as the usual full range of drinks
A week later, Saturday 14th July sees the return of the STAX Brothers to the Club - a fantastic band playing the great classic soul, r&b and pop classics of the past 50 years. ALways a great hit, so get your dancing shoes on - just £5.00pp and as ever, we will have real ale and a music quiz to challenge you too.
The following day is Men's Singles Finals Day at Wimbledon and we will again be open with Strawberries & Cream and Pimms to mark the occasion while we enjoy the match as well as getting some social tennis in ourselves. All are welcome to join us - a lovely way to spend a summer's afternoon with friends watching one of the great occasions of the sporting calendar.
So make a note in your diaries, and we hope to see you at the Club.
We're delighted to again be able to offer free 6 week adult coaching courses specifically designed for adults who are newcomers to the sport and those who may have played years ago and would like to come back. The programme has been generously supported by Project Genesis Trust and Seniors Tennis GB, and numbers are limited to 10 max per course so pre-registration is essential.
The Over 35's course begins on Tuesday, 5th June for one hour from 8.00pm and you can register here.
The Ladies Only course begins on Saturday, 9th June for one hour from 2.30pm and you can register here.
Racquets, balls etc can be provided so all you need is a pair of trainers. For further information, call Sam on 07493 032229.
Yes, it's that time of the month again with our Quiz Night on Friday, 27th April open to members and non-members alike. Come along from 8.00pm (questions start at 9.00pm) for a fun night of challenges to the mind, body and soul. This month's questions are set by Joan Dilley so expect something a little different - but no less challenging!
Cost is just £2.00pp to include food, and cash prizes for the winners. And the bar is open all night so all boxes are ticked. Hope to see you there.
Our holiday camps run every week of the holidays at Shotley & Benfieldside Tennis Club. Every Wednesday for under 10's and every Friday for 10 - 18's at a cost of just £20 for the day.
We welcome all levels and abilities and guarantee that every child leaves having learnt new skills and always with a smile on their face. The days are packed with games, drills, tennis technique, match preparation, fun tournaments, trick shots and team games. All this and also a chance to improve your LTA rating if you wish to do so.
On our courses we offer early drop off and late collection so you can plan your day around your work! Check out the Holiday Coaching page at our website for full details and online booking.