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NTC volunteers jointly win Citizen of the Year, 2021

Your NTC president, Keith Bridger, and NTC director of operations, Rob Wright who sadly passed away in early February, together won the Nelson Citizen of the Year. Keith wanted to posthumously nominate Robbie for his drive, passion, and ability to motivate others, and Robbie, before he died, expressed his desire to nominate Keith for his...

Remembering Rob Wright

Nelson Tennis Club visionary, powerhouse, and volunteer extraordinaire, Rob Wright passed away in February this year after a brave battle with cancer. The club would not be where it is without his drive, enthusiasm, and ability to get things done. It was his vision in 2017 to relocate the club to LVR and expand youth...

Ball Machine

Ball machine booking and use 1* It can be used on any court, but we strongly recommend that courts #1 and #4 be prioritized for its use; this will reduce frequency of balls straying on to other courts. 2* To book the machine on our court booking system, enter your name as usual then for your partner select “Ball...

Club Championships 2020

Wow, what a weekend we had here at the club. Thank you to everyone who played and/or watched the players. Massive thank you to Max for organising the whole event too, it is greatly appreciated by everyone at the club. The final results are: A Singles Winner: Max W A Singles Runner Up: Mike D A Doubles Winners: Max...

West Kootenay Open 2019

The anticipation is building for August 23-25th, 2019! This year's West Kootenay Open promises to be another great event. Hosted by the Nelson Tennis Club and run by Mr. Tennis himself, Ron Stinson, the WKO is looking to build on the record turnout from last year. Competition will be stiff, but more importantly the drinks...

Breakfast at Wimby/NTC

Whites are not required for play at Nelson Tennis Club (NTC), but it was the fashion of the day on Sunday morning [July 8] when the Club held its annual "Breakfast at Wimbledon" event.  Approximately 50 members enjoyed the weather and some great tennis, as well as Wimbledon favourites like strawberries and cream, Pimms, and cucumber...

Martin, Stinson win doubles title at West Kootenay Open

Nelson’s Matt Martin and Ron Stinson won the men’s doubles title during the West Kootenay Open on Sunday at the Nelson Tennis Club. Forty-two players from Nelson, Calgary, Vancouver, Fernie, Cranbrook, Creston, Trail and Grand Forks took part in the three-day tournament. Calgary’s Mark MacConnell won men’s singles, while Kelowna’s Krista Martens took the women’s trophy. Martens...