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June 2016


June 2016
Welcome to this months edition of the Letchworth Sports and Tennis Club Newsletter. 

This month's newsletter includes:
  • New Artificial Clay Courts
  • Open Day
  • Tennis Tuesday
  • Wednesday Daytime Drills
  • Adult Social Night
  • Junior Club Night
  • Club Closed
  • Quick Info
  • Successes

New Artificial Clay Courts
Our new artificial clay courts are now ready and open for use. Book your court and try out this great surface, adding a new dimension to your game.

We have set out some guidelines for optimum use of the courts. Please make sure you read and follow them. 

Click here for the guidelines.


Open Day
After last year's successful Open Day, we are teaming up again with Letchworth Festival and opening our doors on Saturday 18th June 2-5pmOpen to all ages and abilities come and join in with various activities throughout the day:
  • Tots Tennis
  • Mini Tennis
  • Junior Tennis
  • Adult Tennis
  • Fastest Serve
  • Free Play
  • Prizes
  • and more!
To book your space, click here.

Please spread the word as it would be great to see some new faces too!

NEW Tuesday Tennis
On the first Tuesday of every month 7.30 - 9pm, we will be holding a Tuesday Tennis Workshop.
This is aimed at adults of all abilities and perfect for players wanting to improve their game.

The session will focus on players personal goals in a group setting.

Places are limited, so make sure you book at Reception.
Only £12.

The first session is Tuesday 5th July.

Wednesday Daytime Drills
Improve your game with our Daytime Drills each Wednesday 9 - 10.30am. Sessions focus on repetition of shots and various tennis drills to help improve your game.

Book on at Reception. Only £12.

Adult Friday Social Night
Come along to our Friday night social 7 - 9pm (free to all members). A great way to meet new people and play more tennis. Whether you want a bit of competition or just want to hit some balls, this a perfect for you.

Just turn up on the carpet courts! 

Junior Club Night
Our Junior Club Night now has a new time! If your aged 11 - 17, come along every Friday 5 - 7pm.

A great way to start the weekend by enjoying:
team games, match practice, mini competitions, table tennis, drills and more in a fun sociable and relaxed setting.


Annual Tennis Tournament 
The Club Closed draw is now up. Please check who you are playing and arrange matches by the play by dates. Remember, the Club Closed final will take place on Sunday 11th September.






Upcoming Events

June 18th, 14.00 - 17.00

July 5th, 19.30 - 21.00

July 14th, 19.30 - 21.00

July 9th - 10th




Successes:

Gill Dickey Triumphs at Indoor Championship
A big well done to Gill Dickey who won both the Ladies Doubles and the Mixed Doubles at the Seniors English Indoor Championship in the 60+ age group.


AEGON U9s come out top of the table 
Our U9 A team have had an undefeated season in the AEGON team tennis tournament. Well done to all the team members who made this season so successful. 


Got a success? 
If you have any successes you would like to feature in our newsletter please let us know! 

Send your information to newsletter@LSTC.org.uk

Charity of the Year

An innovative project to bring information and practical advice to grieving families. Supporting them to prevent further long term difficulties in their emotional health and well-being as a result of bereavement. 

We Be TENNIS Ya'll 


Coach Charlotte Gibbons and 3 members of the club; John Kemp, Eleanor Skipp and Ania Farthing are raising money for Stand-by-me by running 80k each throughout the year in sanctioned events. 

Louise Penny, Meredith Illman and Richard Poulter will also be joining them during some of the events too.

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. £404.08 has been raised for the charity.

If you would like to donate and help support their achievements, please click here














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