October Half Term 2018 at CTC

– We will be hosting our annual Junior Halloween Party on Friday 26th October from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The spooktacular evening is open to all Junior players (6-18 years old) and there will be lots of tennis action, some Halloween games and food on offer! Fancy dress is optional, but there will be a prize for best costume. We are asking players and their parents to donate 6 themed cupcakes, with the best homemade entry winning a prize. These will be served alongside hot dogs and sweets for all attendees. Event fee: CTC members £4, non-members £6. Places are limited and allocated on first come first served basis. Contact Head Coach Jon to add your child to the event register.

– After our 15 Mini Tennis Camps sold out during the summer holidays, they will return for 3 days during half term on Monday 29th October, Wednesday 31st October and Friday 2nd November. Running from 10am to 3pm, they are a perfect blend of tennis coaching, games and matchplay as well as other sports/activities for 6 to 14 year olds. Players should dress appropriately for the weather and must bring food and drink for the day. We have a small tuck shop for treats too.
Price per camp: CTC members £7, non-members £9. Payment via cash or cheque (made payable to Caerphilly Tennis Club). Spaces are limited and so advise you book in advance to guarantee your child a place. This can be done by printing, completing and handing in the booking form, by contacting CTC Head Coach Jonathan Morgan on 07891 640642 or at jonathanmorgan@caerphillytennis.co.uk or via the CTC social media platforms. Please read the CTC Mini Tennis Camp Booking Terms and Conditions before booking.

– As always, our weekly coaching schedule will continue as will our Adult Social nights during the week.

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Summer Holidays 2018 at CTC

CTC are excited to reveal that our summer holidays will see the continuation of our weekly schedule of coaching, adult social nights and Junior Matchplay and Family Fun Fridays! It will also include 15 Mini Tennis Camps plus 3 Teen Masterclasses!

– Our 15 Mini Tennis Camps run 10am to 3pm each day and are the perfect blend of tennis coaching, games and matchplay as well as other sports/activities for 6 to 14 year olds. Players need to dress appropriately for the weather (rain coat if wet or suncream and hat if hot) and must bring food and plentiful drinks for the day. We have a small tuck shop for treats too. Dates are as follows:
Week 1:  Wednesday 25th July, Friday 27th July
Week 2:  Monday 30th July, Wednesday 1st August, Friday 3rd August
Week 3:  Monday 6th August, Wednesday 8th August, Friday 10th August
Week 4:
  Monday 13th August, Wednesday 15th August, Friday 17th August
Week 5:  Wednesday 22nd August, Friday 24th August
Week 6:  Wednesday 29th August, Friday 31st August.
Price per camp: CTC members £7, non-members £9. Payment via cash or cheque (made payable to Caerphilly Tennis Club). Spaces are limited and so advise you book in advance to guarantee your child a place. This can be done by printing, completing and handing in the booking form, by contacting CTC Head Coach Jonathan Morgan on 07891 640642 or at jonathanmorgan@caerphillytennis.co.uk or via the CTC social media platforms. Please read and agree to CTC Mini Tennis Camp Booking Terms and Conditions before booking.

– We are also hosting 3 Teen Masterclasses, which are a 3 hour workshop for our Teen players to continue developing their game for singles and doubles. They include traditional coaching methods and point play alongside varied practices with our ball machine, speed gun and video analysis. Dates as follows, 1pm to 4pm:
Week 2:  Thursday 2nd August
Week 3:  Thursday 9th August
Week 4:  Thursday 16th August
Price per session: CTC members £5, non-members £7. Spaces are limited and so advise you book in advance to guarantee your child a place. This can be done by printing, completing and handing in the booking form, by contacting CTC Head Coach Jonathan Morgan on 07891 640642 or at jonathanmorgan@caerphillytennis.co.uk or via the CTC social media platforms. Please read and agree to CTC Teen Masterclass Booking Terms and Conditions before booking.

To stay up to date with all of our summer holiday activities and general Club news ensure you interact with the #CTC social media sites – Twitter, Facebook and Instagram!

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Wimbledon Open Day 2018 – Sunday 1st July

CTC are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our annual Wimbledon open day on Sunday 1st July 2018, from 11am to 4pm. So celebrate Wimbledon and take advantage of this perfect chance to experience tennis with us at CTC!

Our front 3 courts will have lots of on-court activities for children and adults to try, including our ball machine, target zone, fastest serve speed gun and all new skill stations! The 3 back courts will be open for free play between family and friends, whether on our 4 mini red courts or 2 full courts. Inside our renovated clubhouse you will be able to find out more about what we offer at the Club whether it’s coaching lessons, matchplay and social sessions, Family Fun Fridays, special events or our popular summer holiday camps (which you will be able to book onto on the day!).
Refreshments, including traditional strawberries and cream, will be available all day with a BBQ also being held on our patio. Attendees will need to sign in at our welcome desk, but you are able to book your place online here ahead of the event.

In the buildup to the event we will be holding a raffle to further raise funds for the Club. We have secured some fantastic prizes like a signed Judy Murray autobiography (Knowing The Score: My Family And Our Tennis Story) as well as offering a family membership package! Tickets are available to purchase (£1 per strip) from Monday 11th June right through to Saturday 14th July, with the winners being drawn on Sunday 15th July.

During the Wimbledon fortnight, CTC are also offering up to 33% off all membership packages for new or returning players! This offer is available between 01/07/2018 and 15/07/2018 with forms being available in our clubhouse as well as online.

Finally, we are again running a social media competition where you could win a family tennis package! Simply send your tennis themed photos to the CTC Facebook, Twitter or Instagram sites for your chance to win. Entries open 3pm on Sunday 10th June and close at 11am on Sunday 15th July. Full competition terms and conditions available here.

If you have any questions regarding the open day, membership offer or social media competition then please contact CTC Head Coach Jonathan Morgan on 07891 640642 or jonathanmorgan@caerphillytennis.co.uk.

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French Open Team Competition – Sunday 10th June

CTC are excited to launch our new Grand Slam Team Competitions, starting as we celebrate the French Open on Sunday 10th June from 3pm to 5pm!

Open to all Juniors, their parents and Adult players this fun, nonstop action, team competition is inspired by Judy Murray’s own format as used when she visited CTC in October 2017. Teams aim to score the most points through a series of skill based challenges and fun doubles matches with added twists! There will be prizes for the winning team and outstanding players. Families and non-playing players are welcome to support the event where we will also be showing the Men’s French Open final on TV in the clubhouse plus serving refreshments throughout the afternoon.
Entry fee: Members £2, Non-Members £4. Contact Head Coach Jon by 11am on Friday 8th June to enter. Playing places are limited due to the format, so will be awarded on first come first served basis.

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May Half Term 2018 at CTC

Following a sold-out Easter holidays at CTC, we are excited to reveal that we will be hosting 2 Mini Tennis camps during May Half Term plus our Teens Masterclass will return! And as always, our weekly coaching schedule will continue as normal throughout the half term week.

– The Mini Tennis Camps will run on Wednesday 30th May and Friday 1st June from 10am to 3pm each day. They are a perfect blend of tennis, friends and fun along with other sports/activities for 6 to 14 year olds. Players should dress appropriately for the weather and must bring food and drink for the day. We have a small tuck shop for treats too.
Price per camp: CTC members £7, non-members £9.

– Also, we will be hosting a Teens Masterclass on Thursday 31st May at 1pm to 4pm. This additional session includes traditional coaching methods and point play alongside varied practices with our ball machine, speed gun and video analysis. Price per session: CTC members £5, non-members £7.

Spaces are limited for both our Mini Tennis Camps and Teen Masterclass so advise you book in advance to guarantee your child a place. This can be done by contacting CTC Head Coach Jonathan Morgan on 07891 640642 or at jonathanmorgan@caerphillytennis.co.uk or via the CTC social media platforms. Payment for both activities to be made with cash or cheque (made payable to Caerphilly Tennis Club). Please read and agree to the CTC Mini Tennis Camp Booking Terms and ConditionsCTC Teen Masterclass Booking Terms and Conditions before booking.

To stay up to date with all of our half term activites, coaching and general Club news ensure you interact with the #CTC social media sites – Twitter, Facebook and Instagram!

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Great British Tennis Weekend Open Day – Saturday 12th May

CTC are once again involved in the LTA’s Great British Tennis Weekends (GBTW) for 2018, as we are host an open day on Saturday 12th May, from 3pm to 6pm.

There will be plenty of on-court activities for children and adults alike, such as our ball machine, target zone, fastest serve and some new skill stations! Plus there will be courts available to play on for free if you want to play some points against family and friends.
As well as playing, you can find out more about what we offer whether it’s coaching lessons, matchplay and social sessions, Family Fun Fridays, special events or our popular school holiday camps! There will also be offers on our coaching programme and membership for new players. Refreshments will be available from our tuck shop alongside burgers and hot dogs from our BBQ. There will also be a raffle held on the day.

You can pre-book your place here, which will save you time and allow you to play even more tennis when you attend! And remember to interact with our social media platforms for updates in the buildup to, during and after the event, we are on  Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. If you have any you have any questions then please contact CTC Head Coach Jonathan Morgan on 07891 640642 or jonathanmorgan@caerphillytennis.co.uk.

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Quorn Family Cup Red Ball Event

CTC have teamed up with the LTA and their partners Quorn to be a part of the Quorn Family Tennis Cup for the first time in 2018! Our red ball event will take place on Saturday 21st April between 3pm and 5pm.

Designed to be a fun, informal competition, children under 10 (born 01/09/2007 or later) will partner an adult family member (born 31/08/1999 or earlier) in matches played on a Mini Red court with red balls and smaller rackets. There will be a small entry fee of: members £2, non-members £3 (per person). This event will ideal for children new to competitive play as well as parents who want to show support and play tennis themselves.

We have received our event pack from the LTA which includes prizes and giveaways. And on top of that, the winners of our event will earn the opportunity of a day out at a Quorn Family Tennis Cup event held on the qualifying weekend of a LTA grass court major event in June!

If you would like to take part in the inaugural Quorn Family Tennis Cup at CTC, please contact Head Coach Jon on 07891 640642 or jonathanmorgan@caerphillytennis.co.uk no later than 7pm on Friday 20th April 2018. Entries via CTC social media also accepted.

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