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2020Oct23

Members' Update 23/10/2020

10:59  11:00

Dear Members,

The committee of the Deer Park Tennis Club hope that you and your family are doing well.

We do have some exciting news to share with you today, as we slowly work to open the tennis courts to our members, in a controlled and co ordinated manner, mindful of our responsibilities regarding our health, social distancing and updated Covid-19 restrictions. As we all know these rules are subject to change on a daily basis, so we will all have to be aware of our personal responsibilities. Please see the following link:

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/how-stay-safe-and-well-covid-19

After the Victorian State Government relaxed Covid-19 restrictions, we are now allowed "training" in groups of no more than ten(10) people, paying respect to the updated Covid-19 rules. This does not mean that all of our 150 members should come down together to use the courts.

Our club is open for members to start training. If the courts are all used by members, we do not want people congregating, and suggest that you make it known to the players on the courts, that you will be waiting in your car. Club rules apply in this unlikely event, and courts must be vacated after 30 minutes of play, if people are waiting. Please introduce yourself as a member, and ask if the players are in fact members. If they are not members, then they should be requested to leave. Courts are reserved for financial members. An updated member's list will be displayed on the clubhouse window.

After understanding the Covid-19 restrictions, please ensure that you at least.-

If you are NOT well, DO NOT COME TO THE COURTS. You should seek medical attention.

  1. All visitors must sign in for contact tracing if the need arises. ie.- Date, Time in out, Name(s) and contact phone number(s) please.
  2. Wash your hands before and after play using a hand sanitiser. Please bring for your own for personal use.
  3. Do NOT shake hands.
  4. Exercise social distancing. Remember 1.5 meter rule.
  5. Do not share equipment. You must have your own racquet.
  6. Keep your play to 30 minutes if members indicate that they are waiting for a court.
  7. Do not congregate around the club. Once you finish your training, please leave the venue.
  8. No group training of more than ten (10) players at the venue at any one time, and play restricted between members of no more than two different families playing together.
  9. Slowly build up your work load, as your fitness may not be the same.
  10. Show respect for others, and ensure that you keep each other safe.

Please remember that if you breach any of the Covid-19 restrictions, you maybe fined $1,652 per person, and our club maybe closed again, which we do not want. It is your responsiblity to ensure that you and your family are mindful of all the rules and risks of using the facilities. We understand that the Victorian Police will be enforcing the Covid-19 rules and you can receive an on the spot fines if you break the rules.

MEMBERSHIP FEES

If your membership was still current at 18th March, 2020 then the committee will add 2 months in lieu of the Covid-19 shut down (1) and 3 months in lieu of Covid-19 shut down (2). eg.- If your fees are due in August, 2020 then we will extend your membership until January, 2021 for your new renewal date. We will invoice you one month prior to the new due date.

If your membership expired before the 18th March, 2020 then please make payment ASAP to our club bank account.-
BSB 06 3253 Account 1095 6580 and if you bring non members to the courts you will need to collect fees at $10 per player and direct debit to the above account please. If you are non financial, you will have to pay court fees. Spot checks will be frequent.

Anyway, please take things slowly, and we all look forward to enjoying some tennis over the coming weeks!

Thank you for your continued support!

Best Regards,

On Behalf of the Committee,
Deer Park Tennis Club Inc.

2020Aug6

Stage 4 Restrictions

16:55  14:59

The State Government have moved to Stage 4 restrictions and unfortunately we have closed the tennis courts again until further notice.

All current financial memberships will be extended by at least six (6) weeks to cover the period of this stage 4 Covid-19 lockdown. If your membership expired prior to 18th March, 2020 then you are non-financial and will not be extended. You can pay your membership to our club bank account BSB 06 3253 a/c 1095 6580 and receive membership benefits.

At this stage all plans for competition tennis have been disrupted until we have a clear indication on which direction the virus will take. The committee will keep you upto date.

Our Annual General Meeting will be deferred untill a later date.

Please ensure that you do not use the courts as you will face large financial penalties as prescribed by the State Government.

Please take note of Covid-19 rules, and keep exercising safely at your home or neighbourhood to ensure your health and fitness is maintained during the lock down.

Please stay connected with our new coaching program Hot Shots Tennis Academy with Gim Kurti. See www.hsta.com.au.

If you have any questions about the club or tennis in general, please stay connected by referring to our website or our Facebook page. Also, talk to your team mates and tennis friends about tennis. New members will be needed when this is over, as the impact of Covid-19 on our club is huge. And we will need you to help build our membership again.

The committee wish you and your family well and we will see you on court, hopefully, in the not too distant future.

Take care!

On Behalf of the Committee,
Deer Park Tennis Club Inc.

2020Mar21

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - 17th March, 2020

09:25  09:28

In light of the Victorian Government’s State of Emergency declaration due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus yesterday, and advice from Tennis Australia and Tennis Victoria, all of our association competition team tennis has been suspended until further notice in the best interests of our community and the general public.
NSNTA and NSJTA competition players and parents are advised to keep updated by looking the the tennis association websites www.nsjta.asn.au and www.nsnta.org

Our members will still have access to the courts, however, please exercise care, be mindful of your health risks and take particular attention to government and health department advice regarding your movements during this State of Emergency. Do not gather in large groups and avoid close proximity to others. IF YOU ARE UNWELL PLEASE SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. DO NOT PUT OTHERS AT RISK.

The situation will be carefully monitored by the associations to determine when it will be most appropriate to recommence the competitions and we would like to thank you for your understanding.

As our revenue will be impacted greatly, the committee would appreciate if you could please pay outstanding membership fees at your earliest convenience to our bank club bank account.- BSB 06 3253 A/c 1095 6580.

Should you have any queries in relation to this matter please contact us.

Take care!
Best Regards,
On Behalf of the Committee,
Deer Park Tennis Club Inc.

2020Feb21

Newsletter - Summer 2020

09:44  09:48

Click here to view the Summer 2020 newsletter.

Highlights include:

  • 2020 Open Singles Club Championships
  • Bush Fire Relief - $500 Donation!
  • Competition Team Tennis - NSJTA & NSNTA Update
2019Oct17

Celebration / Awards Night - Saturday 7th December, 2019 @ 6.30pm

20:21  20:22

2019 Club Celebration / Awards Night - Saturday, 7 December @ 6:30pm

Deer Park Tennis Club would like to invite you, family, and friends to our End of Year celebration party and presentation evening to be held at the club on Saturday, 7th December 2019 @ 6.30pm. Enjoy a three course meal with drinks. We would like to ask you to RSVP by Saturday, 24th November to confirm your attendance so that we can organize the catering

The cost is $5 for junor members (<16 years), $15 for senior members and $20 for non-members.

Please fill out the RSVP form (click here to download) and return it to a committee member or send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Payment can be made in person or electronic transfer to: BSB 063253, Account 1095 6580 (Please state your family and “Party” in the reference field).

We look forward to seeing you there for a fun fulfilled evening

2019Oct17

Newsletter - Spring 2019

20:05  20:10

Click here to view the Spring 2019 newsletter.

Highlights include:

  • Competition Team Tennis 2020 - Seniors NSNTA & Juniors NSJTA
  • Melbourne Cup Weekend Tennis Tournament - Saturday 2nd November, 2019
  • Celebration / Awards Night - Saturday 7th December, 2019 @ 6.30pm
  • Membership Fees Update - From 1st October, 2019
  • Competition Team Tennis - NSJTA & NSNTA Update.
2019Aug24

Newsletter - August 2019

20:45  20:54

Click here to view the August 2019 newsletter.

Highlights include:

  • New Hot Shots Court - $15,000 Infrastructure Grant
  • Spring All Court Tennis Tournament - Saturday 5th October, 2019
  • New Club Committee - 2019/20
  • Membership Fees Update - From 1st October, 2019
  • Competition Team Tennis - NSJTA & NSNTA Update
2017Oct31

Newsletter - October 2017

20:12  20:36

Click here to view the October 2017 newsletter.

Highlights include:

  • Melbourne Cup Tournament
  • Season 1, 2018 NSJTA and NSNTA - Registrations now open
  • 2017 End of year Club Celebration Party – December 2nd
  • Club Locks Change – Saturday, November 4th
  • 2017 Spring Allcourt Challenge results
  • In2Sport Brimbank Council initiative
2017Oct21

2017 Club Celebration Party - Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 6:30pm

20:17  20:36

Our club will be celebrating another successful year at the club on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 6.30pm with a club function which is being catered for this year.

The cost is $5 for children and $15 for adults.

Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, November 25, 2017 by printing out an RSVP form - click here for the form - and handing to a committee member at social tennis between 7pm and 9pm. Alternatively, you can send the form - together with a cheque or money order - to the club at PO Box 2069, Brimbank Central, Deer Park VIC 3023.

There are great door prizes to be won and we'll be presenting the awards, trophies and prizes for NSJTA Season 2 and the Spring Allcourt Challenge and Melbourne Cup Challenge competitions.

     celebration  
2017Aug26

Newsletter - August 2017

20:12  20:46

Click here to view the August 2017 newsletter.

Highlights include:

  • Super Club Raffle
  • Spring Allcourt Challenge
  • NSJTA - Reminder for parents
  • In2Sport Brimbank Council initiative