Author - Willem Oudemans

Tennis Club’s 2023 Annual General Meeting

The Nelson Tennis Club's 2023 Annual General Meeting is on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at 6.30 p.m. at the Facility Centre, and all members are invited.Do you want  to join the Zoom Meeting? please contact angus for the link!There is no need to pre-register but if you are intending to join (in person or online),...

Volunteers plant hillside above LVR School 

Approximately 35 volunteers came out over the course of two sessions to clear, weed, mulch, and plant native species on the hillside above the tennis and pickleball courts at LV Rogers School during early October. The landscaping work parties were under the expert guidance of horticulturalist Genevieve Bergeron of Gen Bear Gardens, who specialises in...

2023 Club Champs

Women's Singles = Ivy Robin Men's A Singles = Mike Dickinson Men's B Singles = Kire Gillett Women's Doubles = Robin Grinnell & Emma Nassr Men's Doubles = Keith Bridger & Seth Reidy Mixed Doubles = Dick & Robin Grinnell

Nelson tennis players lead charge at West Kootenay Open

The smoky skies didn’t deter a strong-turn out for the Rob Wright West Kootenay Open tournament held at the Nelson Tennis Club between August 18 and 20. More than 50 entrants came from as far afield as Fernie, Kelowna and beyond, with the local talent sweeping the bulk of the hardware and entertaining the appreciative...

August 18-20, 2023  West Kootenay Rob Wright Open

August 18-20, 2023 at the Nelson Tennis Centre above LVR high school at 1007 Cottonwood Street 2 event limit – guaranteed 2 matches /event 1 event is $35 and 2 events is $60 Includes breakfast/beverages/draw prizes/prizes for dinners and finalists Register with Ron Stinson at rstinson323@gmail.com. Please include your name and the events you would like...

NEW! Breakfast in Wimby

Breakfast in Wimby, Sunday July 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come for some fun mixed play, and traditional Wimbledon treats and liquid refreshments! 10.15 a.m.:Matt will kick things off with some action-packed drills Mixed play round robin Door prizes Wear your whites - or your red 'n whites given this is Canada! See you there!

Bursary program helped make tennis and pickleball more accessible

The Nelson Tennis Club (NTC) teamed up with Nelson & District Credit Union and the Lions Club to provide discounted memberships to help those experiencing financial hardship.“One of the Club’s objectives is to make tennis and pickleball at the LVR School courts as accessible as possible and, with that in mind, we’ve kept fees frozen for the...

BC Hydro and CIBC Wood Gundy support youth tennis

Youth tennis was recently given a significant boost thanks to a combined donation of $1,500 from BC Hydro—through its Castlegar Company Town Grant Program—and CIBC Wood Gundy. The donated funds to the Nelson Tennis Club are going directly toward the purchase of kids’ tennis racquets and balls. The Nelson Tennis Club has strived to increase youth...