Author - Willem Oudemans

2024 Breakfast at Wimby Thanks!

Breakfast at Wimby More than 40 club members came out to enjoy Breakfast at Wimby on July 7; enjoying strawberries and cream, cucumber sandwiches, and liquid refreshments, under the summer sunshine. Thanks to all the volunteers who made it happen, and to everyone who attended. 

2024 Breakfast at Wimby

Breakfast at WimbySunday July 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.In a nod to Wimbledon happening this week, the dress code is WHITE of course! Come for some fun hitting, mixed play, and socializing on Sunday July 7 for our Breakfast at Wimby. Don’t miss Matt’s “1000 ball skills and drills” starting at 10.15 a.m. All...

Exciting Night at Nelson Tennis Club’s Women’s Night

Last Wednesday night, the Nelson Tennis Club hosted a fun Women's Night with 32 participants. The courts were full of energy as players enjoyed a night of tennis and socializing.The event also featured the debut of the new Nelson Tennis Club shirts. Participants proudly wore the shirts, adding to the excitement.Women's Night at Nelson Tennis...

Season Opener and ribbon-cutting

The sun shone and the turn-out was great for the 2024 Season-Opener, held on Saturday May 11.  Thanks to all who made it happen. PrIzes, great food, fun drills, mixed play, and shirt-peddling were all on the agenda. Not on the agenda, and unbeknownst to NTC vice president Keith Bridger and director of memberships, Tammy Wright,...

Graffiti clean-up thanks

A make-work project we could have done without, but big thanks to John Davidson who stumped up some cash to pay for materials, and Keith, Nancy, Duncan, Kimberley, and Greg for supplying much-need elbow-grease. Some pics attached. Thank you! The graffiti attack spurred us on to move on the wifi/security camera front. Thanks Keith for putting...

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...