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Court Usage Update! Doubles Play!

Hello to all members! Thank you to those who have committed to the season following our reduction in membership prices, this will go a long way to helping the club in the future whilst giving everyone continued access to the courts this year!

A reward of sorts for that uptake is the LTAs new guidelines for Tennis in England following government COVID-19 guidelines. Please find rules in graphic to the left!

The main update is that doubles play is now allowed from members of different households as long as the guidelines for hygeine and equipment are followed. Our courts are now available to use under the premise of these guidlines to all Members. Please visit the Membership page if you havent already in order to finalise yours for the season before commencing play! As well as keeping an eye on the Coaching page for who to contact on the arrangements planned during the summer!

Thank you & enjoy your Tennis! – The Wilberfoss Tennis Club Committee

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Membership Reduction / Court Update!

Hello All! Thank you for bearing with us during this unprecedented time. As you can imagine it is new circumstances to everyone and we are trying to adapt as a local club to the tough scenario the world finds itself in!

The great news is, we can now play tennis single with 1 Friend or doubles with Family members!  The Courts are open with strict guidelines on using your own marked balls to serve and staying 2m apart at all times.

The even better news is we are now offering a reduced rate for membership. We have done this due to the courts being out of action for the last 2 months and reflect the time lost and the limited singles play.

The new rates are on the Membership page and form.

Thank you to those who have already paid* and please can we remind you that you MUST be a paid up member to play on the courts.

We are very lucky to have such a great Tennis club in this lovely village and we want to be able to have it for many years to come. So we will be doing some fund raising events as soon as we can. Look out for details on our website. We need to do this so we can keep the courts to the high standard they are at the moment and improve them in coming years. 

Get out there and enjoy but please stay safe and play safe . 

* for those who have paid in full and would like a refund for the new rates , please contact our Treasurer Karen through wilberfosstennisclub@gmail.com and she can arrange a refund.

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Courts Partially-Opened to Members

From Wednesday 13th May, following the latest measures from the UK Governments and the guidelines from the LTA. The courts are reopen to allow for singles games to occur only between two people from different households. 2m distances must occur between members at all times, as well as the use of their own marked tennis balls and equipment.

If you would like to play doubles games, they can only occur between family members from the same household. We appreciate our members understanding and due dilligence at this time in following these rules. Enjoy what Tennis we can get!!

Confirmation of membership guidelines are to follow.

– On behalf of the Wilberfoss TC Committee

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Courts Closed

All, in line with the Government & LTA recommendations the courts are unfortunately closed until further notice. All of us at the club hope everyone is following the isolation guidelines and are happy and healthy.

Also to report sadly the Mixed, Mens & Ladies York Leagues have all been cancelled for the 2020 season.

We as a club Im sure you will agree are looking forward to once again being able to get back on the courts as soon as possible, in the meantime look after one another at home!

The Wilberfoss Tennis Club Committee

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COVID-19 Statement from the Club

The Club is continually reviewing the advice surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and have put in place various measures and guidelines:

  • If any Members, or anyone they live with, have symptoms or are self isolating at all they should not be on Club premises and be following self-isolation measures.
  • The Club is only open to paid members. Members and guests use the Club at their own risk but are advised to ensure they follow the NHS guidelines regarding hygeine
  • Members are encouraged to keep their equipment (racquets etc) sanitised & clean
  • No specific information has been given regarding tennis balls carrying the virus but we recommend using your own, preferably new ones.
  • Avoid contact where possible – please do not shake hands and practice social distancing
  • Everyone should bag up all of their own rubbish, tissues etc and take it home with them
  • Group tennis lessons and Junior Coaching have been cancelled until further notice
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Race Night Cancelled 21/03/2020

After long conversations around the Racenight going ahead it has been decided that it will be cancelled for Saturday 21st March and rescheduled for the Autumn when, hopefully, the situation around Coronavirus will be a thing of the past.

We have tried to take a responsible approach to this situation, limiting all non essential travel/public events in hope of keeping ourselves, our vulnerable friends and relatives safe and in the best of  health possible. Hopefully you will all agree this is the best course of action at this difficult period.

If you had very kindly donated/pledged for the event in any capacity please consult the Committee member who you donated to, feel free to request a full refund, however if you are happy to we might suggest you keep the bets banked with them for the Autumn rescheduling. Thank you again for your support.

On behalf of the Wilberfoss Tennis Club Committee

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Welcome

Hello and welcome to the newly finished Wilberfoss Tennis Club website. After a long wait the page is finally on its way to being finished.

You can find any information regarding to the club on one of the many pages of the site. Some pages might be empty at the moment but will be filled in the coming weeks.

By the start of the season we plan to have a membership form uploaded for new and existing members to access and be able to fill in online and email to the club directly.

I hope this website becomes a part of the clubs everyday life and that all members enjoy using it in the future.

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Wilberfoss Tennis Race Night

Our annual Race Night is once again just around the corner, a very popular night for members new and old, friends of the club and local sponsors!

Please join us for a night of fundraising and frivolty from races via the Big Screen Telly @ The Pavilion Wilberfoss on Saturday 23rd March. Free entry for all!

First race is from 7.30pm so come and get your seats and bets on early! For Sponsorship of races please contact:

Liz Walker 07739391331 OR wilberfosstennisclub@gmail.com

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Promotion for Mens 1st Team!

The Wilberfoss Mens First Team, who finished a tight 3rd in Division 3 in the 2019 season have been awarded promotion to the 2nd Division! 6 months after the season finished!

After discussion with the league following a dropout from the second division it was decided that an extra team would move up from each division to fill the gaps left by the folding team in Division 2. Congratulations to team captain Charlie Dodds and the rest of the team on this news and good luck in the dizzy heights of Div 2 in the 2020 season!!