JUNIOR SECTION – 2017 SEASON

The 2017 junior season will commence on Monday 24th April (see times for relevant age groups below). Memberships can be paid on 28 Apr or 05 May, providing online registration has been completed. Members of the committee will be available on the first night to discuss any points parents may wish to discuss or clarify.
 
The summer coaching programme runs
April to July and is organised as follows: –
 
JUNIOR CLUB:
Fri April 28th – Fri July 21st
(Please note no coaching Friday June 2nd & July 7th)
 
FRIDAY – 4:30 – 5:30pm Y3, Y4 (boys/girls)
5:30 – 6:30pm Y5, Y6 (boys/girls)
6:30 – 7:30pm Y7, 8 & 9 (boys/girls)
7:30 onwards Y10 + (boys/girls)
These summer sessions are included in membership.
 
MINI TENNIS:
Mon April 24th – Mon July 17th
(Please note no tennis Monday May 1st & 29th, July 10th)
Tots (born 1/9/2011 to 31/3/2013) 4:30 – 5:30
Mini’s (born 1/9/2009 to 31/8/2011) 5:30 – 6:30
£4.00 per week (if a fully paid junior member, then free)
 
STANDARD OF ATTIRE
Only recognised tennis clothing and tennis shoes will be allowed. (Astroturf football shoes or trainers with pimples will not be allowed)
Football shirts & jeans are not allowed.
 
Sessions Autumn/Winter are run on 6 courts under  floodlights in blocks of 5/6 weeks, players have to be invited to these sessions due to numbers, and charges are made for these sessions.
 
 
TOURNAMENTS
Open to members & non-members
 
JUNIOR COUNTY CLOSED CHAMPIONSHIP
To be held at Yarm: Aug 29th – Sept 2nd
(entry will be online via LTA website)
Open to those born or residing in Durham & Cleveland
 
TOURNAMENTS & COMPETITIONS FOR JUNIOR MEMBERS
 
YARM JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS
Played throughout the season for all ages.
Enter on sheets on junior notice board by Friday May 5th
Finals Day Saturday September 9th
 
AEGON TEAM TENNIS
Various teams – ages from 8&U to 18&U
Played April, May, June – home & away fixtures
 
CLEVELAND LEAGUE
Various age-group teams
Matches Saturday or Sunday 10am or 2pm
Played April – Sept – home & away fixtures
 
If you wish to enter competitions around the county, please look and go to.
http://www.lta.org.uk/in-your-area/DurhamCleveland/competitions/calendar/
 
THE ROAD TO WIMBLEDON
Boys/Girls singles event – 14&U
Date to be confirmed – will email out & put on noticeboard
 
BIGLAND BOWL
For those born 01/09/1999 – 31/8/2004
Fun junior mixed doubles tournament and BBQ. Cost £3
Date to be confirmed – will email out & put on noticeboard
 
QUORN FAMILY CUP – Sunday May 15th
Adult family member + junior (10&U)
 
SUMMERTIME SLAM – Sunday June 25th
Adult + Junior fun event – details nearer the time
 
PRESENTATION EVENING & BUFFET
Date TBC. Will again be held at Eaglescliffe Golf Club
 
Please all sign up to British Tennis (it’s free) http://www.lta.org.uk/BritishTennisMembership/
(Make sure you link to Yarm Tennis Club)
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO SIGN UP FOR EVENTS PLEASE LOOK AT THE JUNIOR NOTICEBOARD.
 
 
For any further details, please contact Anne Clayton – Junior Organiser/Head Coach
Phone 07760198336 or email anneeclayton@ntlworld.com
 
 
From time to time we take photographs of juniors playing in events at the club for publicity purposes (eg website, newspaper articles etc.) – it is assumed that parents/guardians give permission for such photographs to be used unless the club is informed in writing (either to Anne Clayton or Martin Williams).