Sunday, 21 August 2011

New Blocks, Events and Much More!

Junior Club Champs Entries Now Open

See Blog entry below this for details of how to enter.
Closing date Tuesday 23rd August so hurry!

New Blocks

The new blocks will begin on Sunday 11th September and run through to Friday 16th December. This will be a 13 week block that will run continuously except for the October week (ie NO COACHING OR CAMP 15th October - 22nd October).

Registration Details:

We will as usual have registration sessions for these blocks so that you can sign up your children, pay for the blocks and change times if necessary.

We will also have a range of rackets on sale at these times and we ask that children who do take part regularly in the lessons purchase their own rackets either from us or a local racket shop like PWP on
Dumbarton Road
. We loan out rackets for children who are just starting or who are coming on a trial basis but if you have been coming for a block or more, it is advisable to have your own racket.

If it is not possible to attend one of the dates below, please contact us by email and we can register you that way and pass on bank details so that payment can be made online.


Please note the first four dates are for participants already taking part in the programme and the last two for NEW PLAYERS ONLY. This allows us to give priority to the current players and then open up spaces/ new classes for the new people.

Existing players:

1. Monday 29th August 9 - 1030
2. Tuesday 30th August 330 - 430
3. Thursday 1st September 9 - 1030
4. Thursday 1st September 630 - 830

New players:

5. Monday 5th September 9 - 1030
6. Tuesday 6th September 4 - 530


£85 for a non-member for a 13 week block
£72 for a member for a 13 week block

Discounts apply for children doing more than one session per week. We will quote you this rate at the registration sessions or via email.

Early morning sessions (7 - 815) will continue on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (a new one beginning on Mondays for Orange/ Green Tournament players) and we can give you a price for this when we have a better idea of numbers. If you are intending to continue or join the early morning sessions, please email Julie in advance of the registration sessions.

West End Tennis Tournament

The club are hosting the annual West End Tennis Tournament this year from 19th September to 3rd September. The local clubs in the West End take a turn of doing this every five years.

Club members and friends are invited to Finals Day of this event on Saturday 3rd September. There should be some great matches to watch and there will also be a BBQ.

Additional info on the tournament can be found on

Senior Club Championships

Senior Tennis Club Championships

For those Juniors over 14 or parents who are members, the Senior Club Champs is now open for entries.

1. Go to
2. Enter tournament code WSC909

.Closing date is midnight 7th September  (online) or Thursday 8th August 830 pm for manual entries.

We are delighted to announce that Currie and Quirk opticians will continue to be the main sponsor of this event.

Gym News

You may have noticed that we are now displaying a new noticeboard for all things pertaining to health and fitness at the club. On this noticeboard you will find out what is available to gym members and information about personal training services from Mark and Claire.

There is also info regarding the new FREE 'Get Results' and Postural Screening workshops being held at the club as well as information on the range of classes that we now run at Western.

Monthly Giveaway!! Sponsored by Hotel du Vin

Within Bistro du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens, you'll find great classic and modern dishes with a Scottish influence, all supporting our philosophy of quality food, cooked simply with the freshest of ingredients.

To be in with a chance to win lunch for 2 at the multiaward winning Hotel du Vin Glasgow Bistro, please email Bridgeen Mullen on, with the subject heading Western Tennis Club. By doing this you will be entered into the monthly draw and added to our database to receive future promotions and offers from us.

N.B. You must email every month to be in with a chance of winning.

PRO-AM Tournament

Sunday 11th September

3pm - 7 pm

(Previously advertised as Sunday 4th Sept)

Entry is £10 (payable on the day) which will include a drink at the bar and a couple of slices of pizza at the end. Players enter individually and will be paired up in a PRO-AM fashion e.g. Team player with Social Player, Senior with Junior etc.
Open to members aged 14+.

Closing Date:  Friday 9th September

N.B. There will be no Social Tennis on this evening.

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