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Membership Information/Benefits

 

  1. Members may use the club’s four courts at the Peak Gateway Leisure Park throughout the year, free of charge, when they are not being used for organised activities such as matches, coaching or club nights.

  2. The courts can be reserved in advance through the club’s booking system via our website.

  3. Members may use of the club’s floodlights, up till 10pm, at an additional cost. Tokens can be purchased through the Membership Secretary, David Longworth (on 01335 346781 or 07952 237892), at the Shoulder of Mutton or from Coates & Partners, 51 St. John Street, Ashbourne. The cost is £1.50 for 30 minutes.

  4. Members may have use of the toilet and changing facilities at the adjoining Peak Gateway Leisure Park, together with the café and bar facilities when open. Members may also use the tap located at the front of the adjacent Leisure Park buildings for drinking water.

  5. The courts are kept in good order, being inspected and maintained by the club’s facilities committee on a regular basis. A sinking fund is maintained to cover the long term maintenance / renewal costs.

  6. Members have the chance to take part in matchplay at both adult and appropriate age group levels. The club operates the following teams in the Derby Area and Aegon Leagues.

  • 5 men’s teams

  • 2 ladies’ teams

  • 4 mixed teams

  • Under 16

  • Under 14

  • Under 12

  • Mini green (Under 10)

  • Mini orange (Under 9)

  • Mini red (Under 8)

The club tries to offer all members who wish to play in matches the opportunity to do so. Team captains select teams taking into account all the circumstances including standard of play, player availability etc. Members who wish to make themselves available for selection may contact the Club Secretary (for seniors) and the Junior Development Officer (for juniors). They will put them in touch with the appropriate team captain.

Club Secretary – Frank Beer – 01335 345806 / 07831 518382

Junior Development Officer – Roger Butler – 01335 324699 / 07469 848379

  1. Coaching is available to all members, both seniors and juniors, through the coaching team at Matchpoint Management. Their contact details are as follows:

Pete Ledbetter – Coaching Programme Manager - Tel: 07879 640613

Email: matchpointmgmt@gmail.com

Website: www.matchpointmgmt.co.uk

Twitter: @matchpointmgmt

Facebook: www.facebook.com/MatchpointManagement

The latest coaching programme can be accessed vis the club website.

  1. Members can take part in internal club competitions. The club currently operates a a number of these including Junior Championships and Men’s and Ladies Singles Championships, Friendly Team Competitions and Singles Box Leagues. A small charge is made to cover the cost of running the competitions. Further club competitions are under consideration.

  2. Members may also take part in certain organised social tennis sessions free of charge.

The senior section’s main Club night takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6pm. These are informal, fun sessions when members get to know each other and practice their tennis in friendly doubles matches. Additional sessions are run on Sundays evenings 6pm till dusk (Summer), 10am to 12 noon (Winter)and alternating Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 1.30pm. All adult members (and able juniors) are welcome at these sessions.

In addition, we operate Captains’ Invitation evenings on Wednesdays in the winter for team players.

  1. The club is affiliated to the Lawn Tennis Association. Members benefit from liability insurance through the club’s membership of the LTA.

  2. The club has the LTA’s Tennismark accreditation for demonstrating good standards and best practice.

  3. Membership of the club enables members to obtain free British Tennis Membership. This, in turn, gives members the following:-

  • Entry into the Wimbledon Ticket ballot through the BTM system for those 8 years and older

  • An Aegon British tennis ranking

  • Discounts and pre-sales on tickets for events

  • A monthly e-newsletter

  • Access to special offers at www.tennis.net and through other LTA partners

  1. The club organises a number of social events each year from Wimbledon Ballot Evening, presentation nights, barbecues, curry evenings to Christmas parties.

The club also operates a Bonus Ball Competition – please contact Rachel Lewis for details (pete_lewis_18@tiscali.co.uk).

  1. The club has negotiated discounted rates for equipment and clothing from www.pdhsports.com (01332 843139) – they have a shop in Duffield.

  2. Tennis balls can be purchased in cans of 4 balls at a discounted cost of £4 per tube. These can be purchased through John Duncan (01335 348384)

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Why not come down and see us? We'd be glad to give you a tour and tell you more about the activities and facilities. Contact us to arrange a visit.

 

Subscription Rates for 2017

 

Class of membership

Annual Subscription

Notes

Adult - tennis

£105

 

Adult - social only

£21

Gives entitlement to vote at AGM and be placed in Wimbledon tickets ballot

Full-time student & junior Y12+

£42

 

Junior (School Years 7-11inc)

£31

 

Junior (School Years 3-6inc)

Junior (School Year 2 or under)

£21

£11

 

 

Family

£242

2 adults and 2 children (whether students or juniors).  Extra children charged at junior rate.