To all seasonal OTA community club presidents:
Summer tennis players can now access winter play thanks to a new program developed by All Canadian Sports Management Inc. This will provide thousands of tennis enthusiasts the opportunity to play winter tennis without paying initiation and membership fees at some of Ontario’s first rate indoor facilities.
The new “Play Winter Tennis” program will offer Ontario Tennis Association summer community clubs the options of registering with All Canadian so that their members can then book a court at either the Astra Tennis Club in Vaughan, Toronto Tennis City in Davisville or Cedar Springs Health, Racquet & Sportsclub in Burlington from September 2013 through May 2014. Community members taking advantage of this program will be able to do same day booking for 9:30 and 10:30 pm weekdays or from 6:30 pm on weekends through providing the clubs identification number and paying the $40 court fee.
Community clubs representatives will also be able to reserve four courts for two hours on Saturday or Sunday evening for $320.
Pierre Lamarche, president of All Canadian said: “We are committed to growing the sport of tennis in this country at various levels. The specific access of affordable winter tennis is an issue due to the sizeable costs associated with operating a year round tennis facility. Clubs offer many great services to existing members but there are times when the courts are available and making these available to the general public is one way of growing the sport without interfering with their valuable members”
Clubs interested in this program should have their executive representative contact:
George Schroeder, ACE Tennis Cedar Springs
Allan Tse, Toronto Tennis City
Vito Polera, Astra Tennis Club