THE AVENUE TENNIS CLUB
Autumn Term 14 weeks: Commencing September 4th 2017 until week commencing 11th December 2017.
Excluding Half Term: Commencing Monday 23rd October 2017 until Friday 27th 2017.
Spring Term 7 week’s: Commencing Monday January 8th 2017 until week commencing Mon 26th February 2017.
Tots is for children aged 3 to 5 years old and enables them to learn the basics and how to enjoy the game through a series of fun activities, based on the fundamental areas of balance, co-ordination, agility, movement and racket and ball skills.
Parent & Toddler Tuesday, 1.30-2.15
PAY AND PLAY
Pay & Play runs all year round and is a non-committal class aimed at all ability level’s. Ideal for players seeking to try tennis for the first time or even for players seeking additional training hours.
Saturday 9.00-1.00 (Mini Red/Orange)
10.00-11.00 (Mini Green)
Mini Red is for players aged 8 and under. It is played on small courts with short rackets and soft balls. A bitesize version of the full court, it allows players the chance to develop their skills in a more efficient way.
Mini Orange is for players aged 8 and 9. It is played on a slightly bigger court than Mini Red still with short rackets and soft balls.
Mini Green is for players aged 9 & 10 and played with a ball 25% slower than a yellow ball on a full-sized court.
Mini Performance is a squad designed for players wishing to compete regularly and add more purpose to their training, these goals orientated sessions are invite only and serve as an additional session alongside a player’s regular squad. C-Tennis will be open to enquiries for players looking to join
At C-Tennis we provide an extensive junior programme with finely balanced classes factoring age and ability. Each group with have a typical average age, but we do vacate for exceptions. For example, a 12/13-year-old in Squad A with 15-18 year olds. All junior players can choose to enter the junior box leagues ladders and additionally receive invitations to compete at social mix in and club tournament and team matches.
Squad A: Tuesday, 6.30-8.00
Squad B: Tuesday, 5.00-6.30
Squad C: Monday, 6.30-8.00
Junior Performance is a squad designed for players wishing to compete regularly and add more purpose to their training, these goals orientated sessions are invite only and serve as an additional session alongside a player’s regular squad. C-Tennis is open to enquiries for players looking to participate.
AEGON TEAM TENNIS
Team tennis is currently available to juniors in under 18, 16, 14 categories for the summer season 2018. Winter season to be decided.
Perfect group for any new players looking to learn about the game and develop a better technical base and understanding of match play. This is a great way to meet new players and find practice partners.
Ideal group for players who have developed good fundamentals of the game and are looking to add more consistency or layers to their tennis in a fun social environment.
MEN & LADIES:
A high energy, high calorie burning hour filled with fun drills and its not just for tennis players!
Members: £6.00 // Non Members: £7.00
TEAM MATCH PRACTICE:
Open to any Avenue club members seeking to get involved in the competitive side of the club tennis representing teams. C-Tennis is open to enquiries for players looking to participate.
AEGON TEAM TENNIS:
Open to Avenue members playing an advanced level who hold an LTA Rating from 8.1-1.1 (Exceptions considered) starting summer season 2018.
There are club fixtures arranged for Mens, Ladies & Veterans teams playing in the Hampshire & I.O.W. and Portsmouth District leagues for both summer and winter play. Please get in contact if you are looking to join the team setup.
The club stages two closed tournaments annually. Events include singles, doubles or mixed doubles and caters for level, handicap and veterans.
Club Matches: Summer and Autumn Leagues are organised by the county LTA. Many friendly matches are arranged, both singles and doubles format, to encourage participation by players with little or no match experience.
Leagues/Ladders/Mini Round Robin Junior leagues, ladders and round robin events are run throughout the year and encourage competitive matchplay at every level.
C-Tennis values its relationships with schools in the local community highly and can offer P.E lesson coaching and after school clubs upon request. C-Tennis currently operates at the following schools:
- Hartplain Infant School
- Bosmere Junior School
- Padnell Junior School
- Warblington School
- St. Albans Primary School