Since its opening in 1964, the Scarborough Tennis Club has offered excellent tennis facilities, the opportunity to enjoy both social and pennant tennis, and a wonderful camaraderie for everyone who is part of the club.
History of the Club
The seed was sown in 1961 when a group from Scarborough District Sportsmen’s Club put forward a proposal to the Shire Council to construct tennis courts & a pavilion at Abbett Park.
The tennis courts were officially built & handed over to the club on the 5th of November 1963.
The courts were officially opened on the 1st of November 1964.
TENNIS CLUB FACILITIES
The Club consists of 19 courts – 13 grass and 3 hard courts, a pro shop, bar, viewing area and clubhouse. The 6 plexi-cushion (Australian Open) courts are under lights.
Scarborough Tennis Club has a reputation for being a great social tennis club and offers organised social tennis on Saturday and Sunday afternoons and Tuesday mornings. The social tennis aspect of the club plays an important role in bringing the members of the club together to enjoy fantastic tennis and convivial interaction.
The club also fields teams in weekend and midweek pennant competitions, and has members competing at state level.
TENNIS COACHING FACILITIES
The Scarborough Tennis Academy located on site provides high quality tennis lessons for adults and children. The coaching team, headed up by Rick Willsmore, have international experience and employ the latest coaching techniques. The club recognizes that the juniors are their future, and the coaching staff is extremely proactive in nurturing the club’s junior members.
The Scarborough Tennis Academy also offers a fully stocked Pro Shop and professional restringing service.
Membership at the Scarborough Tennis Club is an inexpensive way to keep fit and meet other active, tennis-loving people. Club membership provides access to club facilities, organised social play, and interclub competitive tennis…a great way to enjoy our fabulous Perth tennis lifestyle.
Membership benefits include:
- Free usage of our 13 grass courts which are considered to be some of the best in Perth.
- Free Adult Social tennis on Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon and Tuesday morning.
- Friday Junior Social tennis.
- Ability to compete in Interclub Pennant tennis.
- Discounted private lessons.
- Discounted night social tennis and singles box-league competition.
- Discounted ball machine hire.
- Free usage of unused hard courts, and discounted booking fees.
- Non-tennis social functions.
Tennis Court Hire: 0430 110 848
Further information about the Tennis Club can be found on the www.scarboroughtennisclub.com.au or their facebook page.