Kirktonhill Lawn Tennis Club
Kirktonhill Lawn Tennis Club
The club is committed to getting more local children and families involved in the sport and extends a very warm welcome to everyone to come along and see what we have to offer. We want to show that tennis can be great value, great exercise and great fun for the family.
The club's junior coaching goes from strength to strength. Up to 50 children attend the Saturday sessions on a regular basis. The club works closely with the WD Leisure Trust's Active schools team to promote tennis in local schools and the clubs coach, Douglas Mackechnie delivers coaching to participants of the Active School's Tennis Academy.
SATURDAY MORNINGS UNTIL OCTOBER 2019
Mini Reds Group 1: (Aged 9 and Under) 10.00am - 11.00am
Mini Superstars (Upper primary school age) 11.00am - 12.00 noon
Yellow Ball Group ( ages 12 +): 12.00 noon – 1.00pm
PLEASE NOTE: These age ranges are a guide only and the club coach may place children in a different group depending on individual ability.
COST PER HOURLY SESSION: £2.00 for club members aged 10 and under.
£3.00 for club members aged 11 and over.
£5.00 for all non-members.
Pay As You Go. No advanced booking or payments required.
(exceptions may include summer camps or similar additional sessions)
JUNIOR COACHING DATES, 2019:
MARCH 16th - 23rd - 30th
APRIL 6th - 13th (14th OPENING DAY) - 20st - 27th No Coaching
MAY 4th - 11th No Coaching - 18th(Big Tennis Weekend) - 25th
JUNE 1st No Coaching - 8th (French Open) - 15th - 22nd - 29th
JULY 6th - 13th - 21st (Play-It-Like Wimbledon Junior Tournament) - 27th
AUGUST 10th - 17th - 24th - 31st
Further dates for September and October to come.
If any changes are made to this schedule, the club will to give everyone as much notice as possible.
More information on our family tournaments and other eventswill be circulated as the season progresses.
Head Coach -
Level 3 LTA Coach
Coach Douglas Mackechnie will be providing coaching on Mondays during the lighter nights.
The session runs from 615pm – 7.15pm Ladies and Gents BEGINNERS/ IMPROVERS.
Costs £3.00 per session, paid on the night. Racquets provided.
Anyone joining the club for the first time will get their first 6 sessions FREE.
The Senior ladies team were unbeaten and start the new season in Division 3! The squad includes Fiona MacDonald, Clare Donnelly, Marissa Gordon, Karen Haggarty (capt), Trish Cameron and Anna Currie. Also involved were Celia McKenna, Yvonne Gadsby-Turner and Karen Goodwin.
The Gents team consolidated their place in Division 4 and will be eager to move up a division in the coming season.
LADIES – Division 3A
Mon 6thMay - Uplawmoor HOME
Wed 8th May - Woodend 3 HOME
Tues 14th May - GU Staff AWAY
Wed 29thMay - Strathgryffe 5 HOME
Thurs 6thJune - Clarkston 3 AWAY
Mon 10thJune - Titwood 3 HOME
Mon 17thJune - Hillhead 2 AWAY
TBC - Bearsden AWAY
GENTS - Division 4A
Fri 3rdMay - Strathgryffe 5 AWAY
Thurs 9th May - Newlands 4 AWAY
Wed 15th May - Broomhill 2 AWAY
Thurs 13thJune - Cambuslang 2 AWAY
Fri 28thJune - Drumchapel 2 HOME
Fri 5thJuly - Kilmacolm HOME
Fri 19thJuly - Cardross HOME
TBC - DL Hamilton 4 HOME
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