Shankill Tennis Club

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Indoor Centre
Dear parent, please ensure your child(ren) have appropriate indoor tennis shoes to wear as coaching has moved indoors.  The shoes should be designed for tennis, preferably have white soles and/or soles that clearly state they are non-marking and they should not be worn outside the centre.  There are benches in the porch to facilitate the players to change their shoes when they arrive at the centre.  An old pair of sports shoes, that are white soled or non-marking might work for a while but please endeavour to provide proper tennis shoes as these are designed to protect your children's feet while playing.

Also, any child U10 playing in the centre must be supervised by an adult. 

Junior Ladder
Inviting all juniors U12-U18 both league & non league players to participate in the junior challenge ladder. The ladder is updated based on the Junior Club Championships and on Box League match results.  The ladder provides players with a great opportunity to challenge players and improve their all round game. Details, rules and result sheet can be viewed in the blue folder in the office.  If your name is not on the current ladder but you wish to join it, just challenge the last person in your age group and let the Junior Coordinator know the result and your name will be added.

 Supervised Tennis
All Supervised Tennis groups will restart next week.

U8s Supervised Tennis
will begin again on Saturday, 21st January at 1pm.  There is a charge of €2 for non members.  All are welcome to join in.

U10/U12s Supervised Tennis starts on Thursday 19th January at 4-5pm. It has been decided, on a trial basis, that U12s may also join in if they wish to play. Members & non members are always welcome. The charge of €2 for non members will remain the same. If you are in a position to help out please let the supervisor Veronica know.  Help is required weekly.

U10/12s Supervised Tennis will also start on Saturday 21st January at 1pm. It has been decided, on a trial basis, that U10s may also join in if they wish to play.  All U12 members & non members are welcome to attend. There is a charge of €2 for non members.

U15s Hitting Practice will resume on Saturday, 21st January at 3pm, all are welcome.

Dear Parent
As children vary greatly in ability and some being newer to tennis than others, if you believe your child is of a similar ability to others playing U10s, U12s or U15s, please encourage him/her to join in, all are welcome.

Please note: There is no supervised tennis or hitting practice run on Bank Holiday weekends.



 
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About Shankill Tennis Club

Located on a most picturesque and tranquil lane, Shankill Tennis Club is anything but quiet - it is buzzing with tennis enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. This community based club offers you:

  • A great place to play tennis with a warm and welcoming atmosphere
  • The opportunity to play both social and competitive tennis
  • Excellent coaching team - learn for the first time or develop your skills further
  • A thriving and growing Junior section
  • Continual club development - culiminating in Indoor Tennis Centre - May 2016
  • Membership is great value and the club is now open for new members
  • Non-members are very welcome to play and avail of coaching - simply phone the club(012825400) to book a court

We have grown over the past 30 years both through the hard work and contribution of members of the club and strong support from Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and from the Sports Capital Programme of  the Department of Transport , Tourism and Sport

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Martyn Evans Sports

Located at Fitzwilliam Tennis club (Appian Way) Martyn Evans Sports are a very good source of advice and information on tennis shoes for our new Indoor Courts, as well as on rackets etc.  They offer a 5% discount to Shankill members.
www.rackets.ie for more info:   or 016626923

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