Buriton Tennis Club

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News for Members 

Finals Day is Saturday 3rd September: this year with an extra sparkle: Bubbly and Strawberries will be served to raise money for Buriton Primary School after you've had your picnic. More news via Clubspark nearer the time ... 

Our two recent fundraising events (the Davis Cup and ‘Bash in the Barn’) were very successful. There’s a Tennis Club Quiz set for the 15th October 2022 and a Christmas Party being planned too: a great social year! For tickets contact Paul Evans on paultennisevans@yahoo.co.uk

The online booking system for both courts is available via: www.clubspark.lta.org.uk/BuritonTennisClub. Please contact Peter Taylor if you have any queries: peter.taylor6491@gmail.com  

Don't forget our weekly club sessions:

  • Club Morning Sessions on a Monday and Wednesday 9-11 am. 
  • Thursday evening ‘club nights’ throughout the summer months: from 6pm.

Club Coach, Paul Evans also provides the following sessions (all are 1 hour long and £8 each):

  • Mondays: early morning drills: 7.40am
  • Tuesdays: cardio tennis: 1pm 
  • Wednesdays: ladies group: 2pm
  • Wednesdays: junior coaching: 3.20pm-4pm
  • Saturdays: morning squad sessions at various times

Please speak to Paul for more details 07779 331452

The Club currently enters a Mixed Team and a Vets Team into the East Hants Summer and Winter Tennis Leagues.  We are always looking for new players to take part.  Please contact Lyn Biddlecombe on 07885 661570 for further information.

The Club is now hiring the small Ref's toilet in the Changing Rooms building next to the Village Hall. The door for this toilet is the one facing the courts. The key is in the metal box under the bench on the courts. The Club is responsible for keeping it clean so please do your part when using it.

 

 

Directions for visitors

Buriton Tennis Club's courts are located on the village Recreation Ground, adjacent to the Village Hall, just off the High Street at GU31 5RX. Directions and a map are available via this link. To find the courts using 'what3words' it's: occupiers.bath.cringes

Information about joining the club

For information about joining the club or using the courts, please contact Maggie Johnston on 01730 262293 or maggie@tithehouse.com. Maggie's address is: Tithe House, Greenway Lane, Buriton. This is the first house on the left after the Village Inn junction when leaving the village via Greenway Lane.

Coaching and enquiries about league tennis matches with other clubs

Paul Evans - 07779 331452 and paultennisevans@yahoo.co.uk  

 

An introduction to the club

Although there was a grass court on the Recreation Ground before the Second World War, today's Buriton Tennis Club was really only formed in the late 1970s - brought about by the late Peggy Larken, Don Hoolahan, Tom Hall and Leonard Sandford.

The Club's founders were keen to provide more opportunities for youngsters of the parish to play sport and to establish a club with informal, friendly traditions.

The Club's Committee strives to maintain these 'family' traditions to this day - and well into the future.

The Club helps to fund a qualified Coach, Paul Evans, who provides excellent support for scores of local youngsters - and for many others who are still young at heart!

We organise regular club sessions, tournaments and social events. And teams represent the Club in local leagues and friendly matches.

 

We endeavour to keep membership subscriptions at relatively modest levels but, in order to do this, we rely on the support of club members to help with other fund-raising events.

Current annual membership fees

  • Juniors (under 16): £15
  • Students (16-18 years): £20
  • Adults: £50 each
  • Family Membership: £90

Fees are payable from 1st April each year.

Payments can be made:

  • By Bank Transfer: Sort Code: 09-01-55;  Account No.: 11868707;  Account name: Buriton Tennis Club
  • By Direct Debit through Clubspark or
  • By Cheque (payable to Buriton Tennis Club) to Club Treasurer Peter Taylor: 46 High Street, Buriton, GU31 5RX

Committee

The Club's Committee, elected each year at our Annual General Meeting, currently comprises: Catherine Murphy (Chair), Maggie Johnston (Vice Chair), Lyn Biddlecombe, Di Eades, Paul Evans, Sarah Figgis, Tina Hartley, Doug Jones, Peter Taylor (Treasurer) and Emily Walls (Secretary).

Contact details

Safeguarding and Diversity

The club's policies in relation to Safeguarding and Diversity are available below: