Shower cubicles are now 99% complete in both the ladies & gents changing rooms, we hope you enjoy them and treat them well…
Please note that any items left in the changing rooms overnight will be removed and either discarded or donated to charity, please do not use the changing rooms to leave or store your belongings.
Once again, we have had some great co-operation on settling the annual subscriptions, but there are still a few outstanding so please settle these as a matter of urgency! Remember, this is a members club, and the subs are what pays the bills.
Can all members please remember to use their membership card when accessing the building. If you don't have a membership card please contact Andrea in the Club office.
Thank-you for your cooperation!
Sutton LTC East of Ireland Junior Open sponsored by MSL Park Motors
15th July - 22 July (inclusive)
DONT MISS OUT - ENTRY CLOSES THIS SUNDAY 9 July AT MIDNIGHT
FULL DETAILS BELOW
Online entry for this flagship junior open which takes place here in Sutton LTC from 15 - 22 July, opens tomorrow Friday 23 June at 6pm.
This is an official Tennis Ireland ranking junior open and we hope all our juniors that are eligible to play will take part in their home Junior Open. Events can fill up quickly so don’t delay - get those entries in
Online entry only from tomorrow at 6pm via the following link.https://ti.tournamentsoftware.com/tournament/8333E44E-567B-4ADB-AD3D-224F385F6B3B
To enter any online tournaments, including our internal events, children need a Tennis Ireland Pin No and a ti.tournamentsoftware account. Registration for this is free and can be completed via the following link.https://www.tennisireland.ie/competitions/national-player-database/
Wimbledon Social Evening
Last Friday 30th June our Wimbledon Social evening took place with over 87 members taking part making it a wonderful success. Thank you for supporting the event
76 players played tennis and embraced the Wimbledon theme of wearing white clothing on court. The prize for the best turned out player went to Ann McCann who was splendid in her actual Wimbledon tennis gear. Well done Ann.
Well done to our Captains Susan Hunter and Patrick Nolan for coordinating another enjoyable social event and special thanks to our volunteer bar staff, some photos of the event below.
Our summer programme has been buzzing all week with kids aged 5 to 15 all having the craic on court and playing loads of tennis. More to come next week so make sure to get down!
Ciaran McCarthy is our junior steward this summer and he'll be getting everything going on the courts. We also have a junior WhatsApp group where we send out info about what's going on.
If you want to be added text Rob, Helen Holden or Ciaran and we'll add you in
You can still sign up for our summer programme at www.smartclubcloud.com Fantastic value for €20 per child.
If your child’s smartclub account has not been activated please contact Andrea Moore Office Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 01 8323035 and she will be able to assist you
The summer fun has begun!!
Junior Team Tennis
Fun and Games this Friday July 7th at 5pm for everyone who played in team tennis this year. Treats for everyone who turns up along with the prizes for the winning team.
Junior Round Up
Charlie McKeever and Ciaran McKenna reached the final of the boys 18s doubles missing out by only 11-9 in the tiebreaker!
Emma Hickey had another great run all the way up to the final where she came runner up in the girls u12 singles, however, her and her partner Julianne Keogh claimed the doubles title without dropping a set in the entire tournament!
Jennifer O’Connor reached the semi finals in the girls u14 singles. Jennifer and her partner Nel Berdychowska claimed the doubles title ( for the second week in a row! )
Congratulations to Aisling McGoldrick who reached the semis of the 500 event only losing 10-6 in the champ tiebreaker! Aisling has done an unbelievable job over the past year for the club not just representing Sutton in tournaments but not losing a match for the class 2 league team. What an achievement, well done Aisling
Jacques McHugh-winner of the u12 boys doubles event in the Connacht Junior Open 2023 in Galway
Lucas McHugh was the U14 runner up in the Connacht Tour 100 event (only losing by two points 11-9 in the champ tiebreaker)
Aisling O’Connor and her partner Juliana Carton lost in a close final 7-6/6-4 in the Irish Close Championships 2023 T1000 in Donnybrook
Summer Tennis Camps
Our next camp is our pre East of Ireland Training Camp from July 10th - 14th. Players must be taking part in the East of Ireland or junior Opens to take part
Junior Dates for the Diary
Summer Programme - every afternoon Monday - Friday from 26th June
East of Ireland
July 15th - 22nd
Summer Club Champs
August 14th - August 18th
Courts & equipment on court
If any member notices any issues with the courts i.e. broken net bands etc please report the fault to the office and it will be repaired.
Ladies Wednesday Morning Time Tennis
This social tennis takes place every Wednesday morning at 10am and caters for all level of player. All existing members and new members welcome.
Are you a new member, new to tennis, returning to tennis or want to enjoy organised games - this is the ideal place to take up your racquet and meet other members of SLTC
Our volunteer member, Carmel Gillespie, is on hand every Wednesday to organise the tennis from 10am-12pm. Tennis is followed by tea/coffee and all are welcome.
Sign up with Carmel in the Lounge at 9.50am every Wednesday.
Share your Tennis achievements
If you are competing in ranking National events and tournaments or are selected for interprovincial or national representation please let us know and we will share your achievements with your fellow members. Email email@example.com
Chopper Grip Exercises for anyone learning this grip. Chopper grip can be used for the serve, the volley, the smash and the slice so it’s a very valuable grip to learn.
Simple exercises to feel more comfortable with the grip
- Bounce the ball down on the edge of the racket
- Bounce down on edge then down on the strings…turn your wrist of forearm but don’t change your grip
- Skim the edge of the ball as you bounce it down
SQUASH SOCIAL EVENING
FRIDAY 14th July
7.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.
Join us for squash and drinks in the bar afterwards. All members welcome. Just drop in
SQUASH BALL MACHINE
Have you tried the Squash Ball Machine? It is a great way to practice your shots and better your game. Talk to Eoin Ryan for details on how to register.
SATURDAY SOCIAL SQUASH
Open to all members, drop down from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. to hit with others every Saturday. Meet new people to play Squash.
SUMMER ACTIVITY CAMP
Week 1: 10th – 14th July – STARTS MONDAY
Week 2: 24th – 28th July – FULL
9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Very popular camp for juniors aged 7 – 14 years. Don’t miss out – Book Now
Forms in Club now or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNIORS HEAD TO HOLLAND
7 Sutton Junior Squash players travel to Amsterdam to take part in the Dutch Junior Open this weekend.
With a total of 534 players this is one of the biggest Events of the season.
Good Luck to Zoe and Harry Yeomans, Samuel and Nathan Hann, Rebecca and Conal Jackson and Tyler Dromgoole.
You can follow their draws HERE
SQUASH SUMMER TRAINING
Week 1: 1st – 4th August (Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri)
Week 2: 7th – 11th August (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)
Week 3: 14th – 18th August. (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)
9.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m. – Cost: €100
11.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. & 2.00 P.m. – 4.00 P.m.
Email email@example.com if you wish to book
THE SPORTS SHOP @ SUTTON LTC
SPECIALIZING IN ALL THINGS TENNIS AND SQUASH
PLEASE SHOP LOCALLY
PADEL BATS AND BALLS AVAILABLE NOW
Monday – Thursday 2.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Friday 11.00a.m. – 1.00 p.m. & 2.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Saturday 11.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m
Extra Bike Row Ski
Due to high demand we have added in an extra Bike Row Ski class on Friday evenings at 7:15pm.
Book on our my courts system to attend classes.
We look forward to seeing you there!
We are working on a schedule for Teen Fitness this week and we hope to have updates in the gym timetable very soon.