News



June


Tournament Update


Dear Appleby Tennis Club members,

The time has come once again for our 2017 Club Tournament sign up. This event has always been a lot of fun and this year we have added several improvements

There will be a nominal fee to enter the tournament: $10 for each singles event and $5 per player for the doubles events. For example, if you enter one singles and one doubles event, the cost will be $15. The fee will cover prizes for the winners and runner ups from each category.

The categories are as follows:

  • Singles: Men, Women, Junior, Men over 60, Women over 60
  • Doubles: Men, Women, Mixed
  • A new category of Parent-Child Mixed doubles

The signup deadline for the tournament will be Sunday July 2. Sign up and payment will be on-line. To do so, login and then go to:

  • Register Adult League Programs and then click on the Tournaments tab at the top.
  • Choose a category

Please note that registration will not be completed until payment has been made.

The tournament draw will be posted by the first week in July. After that each round must be played by the following dates:

  • 1st round by July 27
  • 2nd round by August 17
  • 3rd round by August 27

All players will be guaranteed a minimum of two games.
The semi-finals and finals will be Sept 9 with a rain date of Sept 10. The semi-finals may be played earlier if both players agree.

Really looking forward to another successful tournament. Good luck in your games, ENJOY and have FUN.

For any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact your tournament coordinators,

Sasha Curgus cell 289-716-2843 or s.curgus@gmail.com
Stephen Butt cell 416-702-8588 or steviebutt@hotmail.com

Opening Kick Off BBQ


Our Opening Kick Off BBQ is just a few days away and the weather is looking great! Please join us from noon - 2 on Saturday June 10th for some good food and friendly faces. There will be some casual games, practices and drills happening throughout so please bring your racquet if you are interested in hitting the courts.

We are also running a raffle in support of our amazing club and welcome you to bring some cash as well ;).

Tickets will be sold throughout the day at: $5 for 1 or $20 for 5. The awesome prizes include: tennis t-shirts, Gift baskets and an hour lesson with our Club Pro Adrian. Thanks to all that have donated to the raffle!

If you have not RSVPed yet please do so to info@applebytennisclub.ca by Thursday June 8th at 5 pm and specify how many will be attending and what their meal choices will be (hambuger, hot dog, sausage and veggie burger).

Any questions or cancellations after that time should be directed to Sarah Locke, Social Director, at sarahlocke@hotmail.com

Hope to see many of you there!
The ATC Board

May


Canada Wide Celebration of Tennis


Attention members and guests and of Appleby Tennis Club, on Saturday May 13 our club will be participating in a Canada wide celebration of tennis. Our club will open up our doors and offer free access to our courts to anyone from the community who is interested in trying tennis. Our pro Adrian Tollstam and assistant pro Connor O'Neill along with the help of volunteers will be on hand to help organize games and clinics designed to introduce both young and old to the wonderful game of tennis.

Feel free to invite family and friends to join us on the courts from 1:00 - 4:00pm on May 13th.




April


Lakeshore League


Appleby Tennis Club has two teams in Lakeshore League. Appleby1 is in Division 2 and Appleby2 is in Division 4. Two sets of women’s and men’s doubles and one set of mixed is played.


Home matches are played on Wednesday at 7 pm. Away matches are either Wednesday or Monday at 7 pm.


Tryouts will be on Sunday May 7 from 1-3 pm. Rain out make up date is Wednesday May 10 7-9 pm.


For further information contact info@applebytennisclub.ca. The link to Lakeshore League is http://www.tenniscores.com/newindex.php?id=smz%2BfFb17rQ%3D

Contacts for the Lakeshore League be sure to put the team you are interested in into the subject box when emailing info@applebytennisclub.ca


Deb Yamamura​ - Team 1
Deb Hallett - Team 2


Junior Intercounty League


For this season we are happy to to announce Coach Mike O'Neill will be running the program again.
For the members who know Mike, we are fortunate to have Mike with us again!
The Junior InterCounty League is for boys and girls from age 9 to 18


  • Tryouts this year are April 21 st and April 28 th from 5pm to 6.30pm
  • Players will represent​ Appleby Tennis Club in a number of cities within the area
  • Matches are played on Saturday mornings
  • Transportation is available via volunteers
  • The actual schedule will be shared with Parents / Players as soon as it becomes available
  • Updates or changes to the schedule will be provided by Mike

Contact for the league is as follows:
info@applebytennisclub.ca and in the subject box, please put Mike O'Neill

Lakeshore League


Appleby Tennis Club has two competitive teams that participate in the Lakeshore League. The Lakeshore League is an inter club league involving tennis clubs in the Hamilton-Burlington and GTA area. 2 sessions of Men's doubles, 2 sessions of Ladies doubles and 1 session of Mixed doubles are played. The exact date is TBD.


Home matches are played on Wednesday at 7 pm. Away matches are either Wednesday or Monday at 7 pm. Tryouts will occur in May.


For further information contact info@applebytennisclub.ca. The link to Lakeshore League is http://www.tenniscores.com/newindex.php?id=smz%2BfFb17rQ%3D

Contacts for the Lakeshore League be sure to put the team you are interested in into the subject box when emailing info@applebytennisclub.ca


Deb Yamamura​ - Team 1
Deb Hallett - Team 2


Summer Programs / Group Lessons


Download the following registration forms for the Summer Camp or Group Lessons with Club Pro - Adrian Tollstam. Check out the Programs & Lessons page for fee information.

Summer Camp Registration Form
Group Lessons Registration Form




March


New Club Pro - Adrian Tollstam


The Board of Directors would like to welcome Adrian Tollstam as the New Appleby Tennis Club Pro

You will find from his bio that Adrian brings many years of tennis experience to this position.

Please extend a warm welcome to Adrian when you meet him. Adrian will be at the Club House Registration Sunday April 9th from 9 am to 2 pm please stop by and say hello and sign up for the programs you are interested in. Any questions you may have will be welcomed and answered.

Paul Collins VP on behalf of the BOD


Club House Registration


Club House Registration Day is April 9th, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
*** this is the last day to receive the early bird discount.

We will have multiple computers as well as registration forms to get folks registered as members including any coaching required to book courts via the online booking system.


Booking a Court


How to Do It

  • Sign in under the member area tab on our home page Appleby Tennis Club
  • Click Court Bookings
  • You now see the 6 courts and the times available to choose
  • You are looking at the day you are wanting to book a court ( same day ) this can be done after 8 a.m.; however, if you want to book ahead, you will have to book one week ahead
  • Booking the same day or 1 week in advance: click on “BOOK “ on the day, court, time slot you would like
  • The next page you will see the booking type “ Regular “ that is pre-entered
  • Select player one
  • Select player two for your singles match; 1 hour maximum
  • Select players 3 and 4 for your doubles match up to 2 hour maximum
  • Select booking duration
  • Click each player as checked in
  • Scroll down and click book the court

Emailing the Appleby Tennis Club


*** Please indicate who you would like to address your email to by going to the information tab on the home page using the drop down menu select Board of Directors here you will find which director is in charge of what program or aspect of the clubs operations you would like to contact doing this will ensure a timely response.


Court Booking Update


  1. Singles are booked for 1 hour
  2. Doubles can be booked up to 2 hours
  3. Members are limited to booking a court 7 days in advance
  4. Members can book a court on the current day after 8am

Online Registration


  • Click on the ' Register Online ' link at the top of the page
  • Click on the Register Now button
  • Click the ‘ CLICK HERE BUTTON ’ on the GREEN MEMBERSHIP
  • Click the type of membership button you would like
  • Enter all information required.
  • The dollar amounts displayed in this initial section will reflect the standard prices, but if you are signing up prior to April 10th as an 'early bird special' as listed on our web page your final cost will reflect the early bird price.
  • Enter the programs you would like to participate in i.e. men’s league which is an additional cost as is the deposit for the club house fob $20.00
  • Enter the method of payment
  • You will receive an email that will include your pass word and new code for the front gate

Appleby Tennis Club Rules


Dress Code Proper tennis attire is to be worn by members and guests
Proper non-marking footwear must be worn
Guests
  • $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for juniors will be prepaid by the member
    Playing via the court booking system; otherwise the court cannot be booked
  • Guests may play ONLY three (3) times per season.
  • A member may have ONLY three (3) guests per season.
Hours Courts can be booked from 7 am to 11:00 pm each day.
Online Booking
  • Singles can be booked for 1 hour; Doubles can be booked for 2 hours
    All the players’ names including the guest names must be entered before
    The court can be booked. Courts can be booked 7 days in advance.
  • The Clubhouse clock is the official time.
  • Courts reserved for league play or coaching will be so designated
    Check the court booking page for the reserved / pre booked courts.
  • Courts booked on line and not used will be monitored
  • Parents are responsible for behavior of their children on club premises.
  • Please use Court Etiquette at all times which includes:
    • not coming on a court while ‘play’ is in session
    • not going along the back of a court while play is in session – this is very important as players may not be aware of a person behind them and may inadvertently make contact with a person with their racquet during a swing
  • Any problems should be directed to a member of the Board of Directors, or the Club Pro.
  • Memberships are NOT transferable or saleable
    Membership fees will only be refunded at the discretion of the Board
  • A member using a ball machine is restricted to court 2
  • No signs are to be posted without the consent of the Board of Directors.
  • Coaching is only allowed by the Club Pro or designate.

WE ASK ALL MEMBERS TO OBSERVE THESE RULES,
SO EVERYONE CAN ENJOY THE CLUB


Paul Collins For
APPLEBY BOARD OF DIRECTORS




February


  • 2017 Board of Director Listing
  • We now have security cameras in the club house
  • Membership Registration at the clubhouse is April 9th from 9am to 2pm
  • Membership may be capped in 2017
  • Membership Registration is now available online
  • Court bookings are now done online “ NO TAGGING WILL BE AVAILABLE “ members will have access to book courts on line at home or with a computer located in the clubhouse
  • Reserving a court? Singles is a 1hr BOOKING Doubles is a 2hr BOOKING
  • League sign up is now available online as well as during Membership Registration, so be sure to sign up early as spots are limited