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Booking Courts

How to Book
To book the courts please follow link to

Court Booking

OR
Make use of the free app which is available for both iphones and android phones to download from your normal store called ClubSpark Booker.

Mixed League Tennis

MIXED TEAM TENNIS

Here are the fixtures

L1 Fixtures
16/7. K1vL1
23/7. S1vL1
30/7. L1vK2
13/8. L1vW1

L2 Fixtures
18/7. L2vM1
25/7. K3vL2
1/8. L2vW2
15/8. S2vL2
If you are interested in playing, please contact Julie Best on tonyandjuliebest@hotmail.co.uk

Mens League Tennis

MENS TENNIS TEAMS

Two teams are entered in the West Cumbria League this year, one in each division. Men’s Captain Graham Morgan graham@gohigher.co.uk is managing the 1st team and Chris Macleod cmacl01@yahoo.co.uk the 2nd. Please contact them if you are interested in playing team tennis.

Club Championships 2019

Lorton Club Championships 2019 held Saturday 7th September, 2019

RESULTS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
JUNIORS
[9 players, round robin tournament for all to 11 points, top scores each age group winner]
UNDER 7 CHARLOTTE WATSON
UNDER 9 MIA JOHNSTON
UNDER 10 ESME WILLIAMSON
UNDER 11 OWAIN JOHNSTON
UNDER 12 SAM WATSON
UNDER 14 ALFIE YOXALL

SENIORS
Ladies Singles
Rachel Wilson beat Sue Ritchie 6-1 6-1

Ladies Doubles
Rachel Wilson & Emma Beattie v Sue Ritchie & Mel Avery 6-1 6-3

Mens Doubles
Chris Edmunds & Chris Macleod beat Joe Broomfield & Nick Young 6-1 6-1
Mens Singles
Chris Edmunds beat Graham Morgan 6-2 3-6 6-4
Mixed Doubles
Graham Morgan & Rachel Wilson beat Chris Macleod & Sue Ritchie 3-6 6-2 6-2

Congratualtions to all our winners and thank you to all players who took part

RESULTS CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018
Mixed Doubles
Chris Macleod/Rachel Wilson v Richard Clarke/Penny Lees
6-2, 6-2

Ladies Singles
Rachel Wilson v Rosie Lester
6-1, 6-1

Ladies Doubles
Anghie Cooley/Sue Johnson v Penny Lees/Julie Best
6-2, 6-2

Mens Doubles
Graham Morgan/Robert Cruickshank v Chris Edmunds/David Escurriola
6-4, 3-6, 6-4

Mens Single
Thomas O’Fee v Chris Edmunds
6-4, 6-4

Adult Coaching

ADULT COACHING

CLUB COACH
Chris Lockyer is our tennis coach and can be contacted on 07900286909.

MONDAY EVENINGS Ladies coaching 7 pm
Chris Lockyer. £5/ session

WEDNESDAYS
“Rusty Racquets – Adult beginners/Adults 6-7pm
Please contact Chris Lockyer for more information

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PLEASE NOTE THAT ANYONE BEING COACHED MUST BE A MEMBER OF LORTON TENNIS CLUB.

The club requires everyone who plays at the club to be a member (except if you are playing as a Visitor)
Membership has a number of advantages including being able to book a court for coaching or practice for free whilst also being kept up to date of any club activities.
Chris Lockyer can give 1 coaching session to any individual without being a member but any subsequent coaching sessions will only take place if you are a member of the club.

Junior Coaching

TENNIS FOR KIDS initiative 6 WEEK COURSE with our registered Tennis Coach Chris Lockyer – delayed course start 11th June due to bad weather.

Start date TUESDAY 11TH JUNE – COSTS £30 which includes a free tennis racket, T shirt and ball sent direct to child’s home when they register.
Children ages 4-8 – 4pm start.
Children aged 8-11 – 5pm start.

To book the course if your child is aged 4-8, please follow the link.

Tennis For Kids (4-8 yrs)

To book the course if your child is aged 8-11, please follow the link below.

Tennis For Kids (8-11 yrs)

Even if you have missed the first session, you can still book a place to take advantage of this great offer.

Club Junior Coaching Sessions :-

WEDNESDAYS
Aged 4 – 8 yrs 3.45pm – 4.45pm
Aged 9 – 12 yrs 4.45pm – 5.45pm

THURSDAYS
Aged 4 – 8 yrs 3.45pm – 4.45pm

For more information on the above along with any sessions for different age groups contact Chris on 07900 286909

 

Junior News

Junior Events

News

AGM LORTON TENNIS CLUB – SUNDAY 10TH NOVEMBER @ 4PM
The AGM of Lorton Tennis Club will be held on Sunday November 10th at 4pm.
Please click here to see AGM 2019 Agenda
We are interested to hear from anyone who would like to join the committee. There are specific vacancies for a new Chairperson and Secretary as Dave Hulme and Anghie Cooley are planning to step down. We would like to appoint a junior co-cordinator to help Chris Lockyer and develop the junior section of the club. Members are also invited to join the committee as general members. The committee meets approximately 6 times a year.
If anyone has any ideas or items they wish to be discussed at the AGM, please contact any committee member of email lortonmembership@gmail.com

Weather permitting there will be social tennis from 2pm on Sunday afternoon, followed by the AGM and then a delicious supper served by Helen.

LADIES TENNIS ROTA – AUTUMN TERM.
Penny Lees has kindly offered to organise a rota for the Ladies to play Tuesday and / or Thursday nights.
Hopefully many of you would like to be involved in evening tennis this autumn and into 2020. Injuries , holidays , other interests , young people permitting of course . The weather can be iffy but there are also some lovely evenings for great tennis. If you are interested please send your availability to pennytotalpr@gmail.com

FRIDAY NIGHT MIXED DOUBLES SOCIAL TENNIS
Julie Best is happy to continue to oganise these Friday Night Socials through winter if there is enough interest. Suggested dates are :-
11th October
1st November
22nd November
13th December
This would consist of 8 people (hopefully 4 men and 4 ladies) to play under the floodlights. Cost £3 to include a prize for winning lady and winning man. A rota is set up so do please send your availability to Julie Best at – tonyandjuliebest@hotmail.co.uk

FUND RAISING COFFEE MORNING – Sunday 10th August, 2019
A profit of £329.62 was made at the coffee morning after the bills were paid
Thank you to all helpers – super effort!

APRIL 2019 NEWSLETTER
Please follow link:-
NLApril2019

NEARLY NEW TENNIS BALLS
This season the club will make ex-match balls available for members to buy for £2. The balls, in tins of 4, will have only been played with for one match. Please see any committee member or team captain if you are interested. Or contact lortonmembership@gmail.com

WHATS App GROUPS
There are three Whats App groups running in the club. They are very useful to find someone to play with, make up a 4 or check the weather etc. If you would like to be added please contact Joe Broomfield on 07855688026 (general group), Chris Macleod on 07889181080 (Sunday social group), or Emma Beattie on 07765067288 (ladies coaching group).

TENNIS CLUB LOCKS
As long as you have joined as a members you will be notified via Clubspark of the numbers to access the courts and changing facilities.
Please note these have been changed for the 2019 season.

MACHINE FACILITY
Everyone is welcome to make use of the machine. Contact a committee member if you need tuition on its use.

BALL RECLYCLING
We need old tennis balls in reasonable condition and a company called Recycaball will pay us 20p/ball. There is a labelled orange container in the changing rooms. Please sort out any old balls you may have at home and bring them down to the Club. Once we have 200 we can send them off and the Club makes some money.

 

Social Tennis

SESSIONS
SATURDAY friendly sessions continue. Everyone is welcome. The start is around 10am and lasts for 2/3hours.

SUNDAY similar format to Saturday. Starts at 4pm through the summer. There is a Whats app group running if you want to check other’s availability. Please message Chris Macleod if you wish to be added.

MONDAY MORNING. A group of ladies enjoy informal Ladies Doubles every Monday Morning at 10am. If you are interested in joining the group please contact:-Elspeth White, on 01900 821674 or michael@elspethandmike.plus.com

WEDNESDAY MORNING. A group of Ladies play Wednesday mornings. If you wish to join in please contact Janet Smith on 01900 823126 or gjsmith1967@yahoo.co.uk

Wednesday Afternoon Men’s group play. If you wish to be included please contact Chris Macleod on
07889181080 or cmacl01@yahoo.co.uk

FRIDAY Evening Socials – please see more details on Club sessions tab of website