Tennis club serving up fun at Fishbourne

A repeat of last year's top open day turnout would be welcomed by Fishbourne TC bosses
A repeat of last year's top open day turnout would be welcomed by Fishbourne TC bosses
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Free tennis fun for all the family is the name of the game at Fishbourne Tennis Club this Saturday (May 16).

The club’s annual and very popular open day takes place between 1.30pm and 4.30pm at the Fishbourne Centre, Blackboy Lane.

All are welcome – adults and juniors, regular players and beginners. Just turn up with your trainers and have a hit.

The day provides the ideal opportunity to learn more about tennis and what the club – now affiliated to the Lawn Tennis Association – can do for you, whether it’s taking part in the five-times-a-week social tennis sessions, joining a coaching class or competing in the many tournaments.

Racquets and balls will be provided and qualified coaches from FTC’s coaching partner, Generation Tennis, will be giving out free expert tips.

Generation Tennis will also be inviting people to try the new fun fitness craze of cardio tennis with two free sessions at 2.30pm and 3.30pm.

The day provides the ideal opportunity to learn more about tennis and what the club – now affiliated to the Lawn Tennis Association – can do for you.

Free light refreshments will be served all afternoon while other fun events include a fastest-serve competition, mini tournament and chance to win a prize for anyone who can take a game off the club champion.

There will also be offers on the day including 20 per cent off all Fishbourne Tennis Club memberships (new members only), vouchers for one free cardio Ttennis lesson and ten per cent off Yonex racquets. You can even try a racquet before you buy.

Fishbourne Tennis Club were established 30 years ago and have a thriving membership of around 200 adults and juniors. There are four hard courts, two of which are floodlit, and play takes place all through the year.

The club cater for all ages and playing levels with a varied mix of club sessions and competitions as well as LTA and inter-club tournaments. Adult membership costs just £75 a year for 2015-16 with junior membership from £15 and discounts available for families.