BRIGHT IDEAS FOR TENNIS CHARITY OPEN DAY – SUNDAY 27TH MAY 10 am – 3 pm
‘Bright Ideas for Tennis’ is a Charity which aims to help more people play more tennis. Mayfield Lawn Tennis Club is holding an Open Day on Sunday 27th May with Bright Ideas for Tennis to raise money for the Club which will be used for capital projects and coaching sessions to encourage new members to join. On the day Danny Sapsford and another ex Davis Cup player will run Masterclasses and play an exhibition match with our coaches. There will something for everyone:
- Taster sessions for beginners
- Masterclasses with drills for juniors and senior players
- Mini Touch Tennis competition
- Speed serving competition
- Exhibition tennis match
- Barbecue with wine
- Tennis clothing and equipment sale
10 am – 10.45 am – Minis 5-10 yrs – max 30
10.45 am – 11.30 am – Teens 11-16yrs – max 24
11.30 am – 12.30 pm – Social Adults – all standards – max 32
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm – Adult Team Players – max 16
Exhibition Match: 2 pm – 3 pm – Davis Cup Players with Dan Cole & Sean Yates (coaches)
There will be a charge for these masterclasses of £8.00 for adults/£5 for juniors, and also a charge for the barbecue. All those interested must book and pay in advance. Application Forms will be available in the Club House and on the Club Website from mid-April. Make sure you book your place as numbers are limited.
Jill Waters is running the Raffle and anyone who can donate a prize should contact her on 01435 873142.
Offer for new members joining on the day: entrance fee waived and free 4 week coaching course with Dan.
These will be balloted as usual, but only members of British Tennis, affiliated to Mayfield Lawn Tennis Club aged 11 years and over and also opted in to the Wimbledon Ballot 2018 may enter the Club ballot. Please enter your names individually on the list, which will be put up in the Pavilion Mid-March. A list of eligible British Tennis members will be placed alongside. The draw will be held at the A.G.M. party on 14th April.
AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR:
A member has generously donated their AED to the Club, for which we are most grateful. The HeartSine Samaritan PAD defibrillator has been placed in the previously installed cabinet on the outside of the Pavilion near the meter shed. Club members are strongly urged to learn how to use the AED and give CPR by looking at the video links given below:
A limited number of tins of four tennis balls are now for sale to members. These are Slazenger Wimbledon at £4.50 a tin, Tretorn Micro X Tennis Balls at £7 per can and Wilson Tour at £5 per can. Please add your names to the list on the notice board or ring Garnet on 01435 873113.
Discounts are available to Club members from Final Score Sports Shop at 79 High Street, Uckfield on production of the Club membership card available on request from the Hon. Sec.
If you are looking for suggestions of other players who may be of similar standard to you, please contact the Club on 01435 873113.