Glan Aber Tennis Club, Chester
Glan Aber Tennis Club, Chester

23 March 2020 Update

Based on the latest Government advice to manage the coronavirus spread, it is with considerable regret that we will be closing the Club from 6pm today (23rd March) for the foreseeable future.
There will be no access to the clubhouse or the outdoor courts. The coaching programme and all leagues and tournaments will also finish until further notice.
We appreciate that this will be disappointing to you, as it is for us. But in the midst of this pandemic we have to think about the wellbeing of all members of our community.
We don’t expect you to pay for membership whilst the Club is closed. For members who have not yet renewed for the coming year we would suggest that they defer doing this at present. For those members who have recently renewed we are looking at how best to manage the GoCardless direct debits (monthly payments) - we will update you on this. Finally where members have already paid in full for 2020/21 we will look to extend membership for the period of time that the club is closed. 
We will continue to update you of any changes. In the meantime if you have any questions please direct them to info@glanaber.com
Stay safe, stay fit and keep well. We look forward to welcoming you back to Glan Aber Tennis Club as soon as possible.

2020 Membership Renewal

Membership is due for renewal on 1st April.  It would be appreciated if you could update your Clubspark subscriptions as soon as possible.  Thank you to those that have already done so.  

WIMBLEDON BALLOT 2020

We have now received our ticket allocation.  Dates are shown below.  Please sign up on the sheets in the Clubhouse if you are eligible for the ballot.  Draw will take place on Tuesday 12th May.

Centre Court

Tuesday 30th June, Wednesday 1st, Thursday 2nd, Tuesday 7th, Friday 10th & Sunday 12th July.

Court No.1

Wednesday 1st, Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th, Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th & Friday 10th July.

Court No.2

Monday 29th June, Monday 7th & Wednesday 8th July.

GROUNDS DAY - Saturday 21st March 

We are having a tidy up of the grounds prior to our Open Day on 28th March - please drop in and lend a hand any time between 11am and 3pm.  Weeding, edging and making sure we look spick and span.

OPEN DAY - Saturday 28th March 1.00-4.00pm

Don't miss our  Open Day - an opportunity for all ages and abilities to try tennis.  There will be membership/ coaching offers available on the day.

Pay & Play Coaching Sessions

Pay & Play coaching will re-start on Saturday 29th February 2020 (weather permitting)

9.30-10.00     3-5 years  £2.00

10.00-11.00  6-11 years £3.50

11.00-12.00   Adults  £5.00

DECEMBER 2019 NEWSLETTER

Newsletter Dec 2019 .pdf
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Cheshire LTA Awards Evening & Chester & District AGM

Delighted that Ashley Rogers was presented with the Tennis for Life Award for his contribution to Glan Aber over many years.  Not only was Ash the Club Treasurer for 20 years, he was involved with the relocation of the club to its site in Westminster Park .  Whilst no longer on the Committee, Ash is now a Trustee of the Club and we value his wealth of background knowledge.  

 

The Club was well represented at the Awards Evening and we were pleased to see Thomas Herbert receive his winner's trophy as part of the 10&u County Team who reached the finals this year.  

 

 

Congratulations to our Men's A team who won division 1 again in the summer.  Well done - Ian Britton (Captain) and Richard Evans represented the Club and collected our trophy.

FAST4 WINTER TOURNAMENT 2019-2020

In place of our usual Handicap Tournament, Aidan is running Fast 4s Tennis.  Please support this new initiative which should be a fun tournament and suitable for all players.  There is a sign up sheet in the Clubhouse for adults, as well as 16&u boys & girls, green, orange and red categories.  Tournament commences 1st December 2019 with finals in April (date to be confirmed).  Aidan will sort partners if needed!  Please see the attached notice for details.

Glan Aber Fast4s 2019-20.pdf
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Club Championships 2019

Fantastic day of tennis - many thanks to all the players for making the Club Championship tournament a success and congratulations to all our winners. Thanks especially to Aidan for running the event, all our helpers and of course our sponsors, Geotechnics.  Details of winners/ runners up are listed under Club Championships.  Here's a few photos from the day......

June Newsletter 2019

Newsletter June 2019.pdf
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Community Outreach Schools Coaching

Aidan and Tomas have completed their school coaching sessions.  The children of Lache and St. Clare's Primaries have enjoyed the sessions and we look forward to seeing some of them at the Club in the future.  Hopefully we'll be back again next year.  Aurora and Amelia were presented with scholarships from Glan Aber which entitles them to some coaching sessions plus membership of the Club until March 2020.

OPEN DAY

Great afternoon of fun and games led by our amazing coaching team - so nice to see the sunshine and no rain today!  Lots of adults and children joining in and pleased that so many are keen to join our Club.  Looking forward to seeing you on court soon.  Thanks to all the volunteers who make it possible.

HANDICAP FINALS

Congratulations to our winners and runners up.  Many thanks to Steve Telford who once again organised and presided over the Tournament on behalf of the Club.  

  Winners Runners Up
Boys 16&u Thomas Herbert James Spindler
Girls 16&u Olivia Dawson Rhea Yalarakis
Men's Singles Tomas David Isaac Yalarakis
Men's Doubles Richard Evans & Craig Williams Colin Barnard & Andy Farrow
Mixed Doubles Ed & Olivia Dawson Sandy Burrows & Steph Neville
     

Address:

Glan Aber Tennis Club, Chester

Westminster Park
Hough Green

Chester

CH4 8JQ

 

For general enquiries contact us on either:

Info@GlanAber.com

or

01244 677936

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