The aim is for it to be a family friendly club which is a happy place to play and improve tennis and somewhere you can invite others to come and join.*
Spread the word! Tell your friends what a great club we are. Encourage them to come and give us a try. What’s not to like?
A fully qualified tennis coach who will provide a full coaching programme for adults and children, suitable for all standards of player, including 1:1’s and group tuition.
Make use of the coach! Improve your tennis either as an individual or as part of a doubles couple.
Access and use of the tennis courts and clubhouse (including kitchen and bar).
Drag the courts – they are our main asset and need looking after! Be respectful of the furniture. Keep the kitchen and other areas clean. Support the bar and help provide profits for the club.
Opportunities to play competitive tennis, either on senior or junior tennis teams in the North East Cheshire League or in other external tournaments and internal tournaments. Match practices for ladies is on Monday nights, Men’s on Thursday nights and Juniors on Saturday afternoons (Oct-Apr only).
Represent Queensgate Tennis Club by playing on one of the teams and presenting a competitive but friendly image of what the club is all about.
Organised social tennis and events – Seniors on Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons and Juniors on Friday evenings.
Use this opportunity to meet new people and find players of a similar ability who you can arrange singles or doubles games with at other times in the week. Maximise your membership!
An elected committee made up of member volunteers with the following roles:
· Membership Secretary
· Ladies' Club Captain
· Men’s Club Captain
· Junior Representative
· House/Grounds Representative
· Social Representative
· Club Welfare Officer
They will run all aspects of the club to the best of their ability, ensuring the club is financially stable and capable of updating the courts and facilities when necessary. They will provide relevant communications to keep you informed.
Help your Committee! Don’t expect too much - we are volunteers, most with full time jobs and children. However, we value your feedback and any ideas you might have for improvements to the club facilities or activities we offer.
To avoid foxes getting onto the courts at night, please make sure you shut the tennis court gates when leaving the club.
To stop the influx of sand all over the carpet in the clubhouse, please use the shoe cleaners outside the clay courts or the brush mats at the entrance to the clubhouse.
You are more than welcome to help yourself to complimentary tea, coffee, juice from the kitchen but please remember to wash up after yourself.
If you are in need of any first aid whilst at the club, the first aid box is located in the bottom cupboard to the right of the hob in the kitchen. There is also an incident book for any major injuries. A defibrillator is located in the main hall.
If you think you may be the last to leave the club, please make sure there is no-one else in the clubhouse (particularly the snooker room) then make sure all lights are off (security lights will remain on) including toilets/changing rooms and put the alarm on. The code is 1478 followed by pressing ‘A’ to Activate it. Please also make sure you shut the outside door securely.
Please take very good care in the car park when it is icy to avoid slipping and causing an injury.