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EFLTC Newsletter

12th March 2021
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From The President

It was International Women’s Day on Monday, and it got me thinking, how are we going here at EFLTC in respect to encouraging participation and enjoyment of Tennis by Women at EFLTC.
We’ve got a long history of great contributions to the management and operation of our Club by Women, and of our current 249 members 105 of them are female, which I think is pretty well balanced.
It has been a challenge (in many sports) however, to get junior girls to continue to play on as they transition into adults.  Other interests take over, life gets busy, careers, family etc etc means we often don’t see these young ladies again until …..ahem…. they are slightly older ladies. 
So I’m proud to be able to celebrate some recent success in attracting younger ladies to our Club. You would have seen our young ladies playing Saturday Division 1 – and finishing an incredible 3rd place on the ladder in only their first season (which means they are the 7th best pennant team in WA when you add in the 4 State League teams).  What a future these girls have.  And we have a new group (Trish and the Corona kids) who have joined and formed a Saturday Winter Pennant team – fantastic to see.  Particularly impressive have been the efforts of Nadia and Narelle to develop a gentle pathway for more young Women to enjoy tennis through the Mums & Bubs program (Monday mornings), and beginner social session (Tuesday arvo). These are proving successful in attracting new ladies (some who have never played tennis) as visitors initially, and with some now transitioning to full members.  I’m sure there will be more to come.

Upcoming Dates For The Diary

Junior Club Champs - 13th & 20th March 
Pennant Semi-Finals - 13th March 
Tyrepower O'Connor Corporate Tennis Day - POSTPONED 
Invitational 8 (i8) - 28th March 

Club News

Winter Pennant Nominations Are Open
Register your interest in Adult Winter Pennants now by contacting Tony Smith, or emailing info@eastfreotennisclub.org.au.

Winter Pennants is played on hard courts from 1st May through to 2nd August.

Nominations close at the end of March.
Club Champs Continues
Club Champs continues this weekend.
Remember to check The Draw again today in case the schedule has changed since you last looked.
If you lost in the main draw, remember that you will have been moved into the Consolation draw (below the main draw), so the challenge continues.

 

Winter 2021 Junior Pennants
Sunday 2nd May - Sunday 15th August

The winter pennants season begins Sunday 2nd May and runs for 10 rounds plus finals over the majority of Term 2 and beginning of Term 3 (no matches in the July holidays).

The fee for the season is $70, which covers match balls, match-day supervision each home match, and administration. 

To play pennants, you must be a financial member of EFLTC by the start of the pennants season in May.

Entries close Sunday 21st March 2021.

*When you register online, click on Group Lesson > select East Fremantle > select TW Junior League: 2021 Term 2 > then select Sun 9:00am-12:30pm

Click here to register 

Twilight Tennis Open Night Success 
 
O What a Night!  The club was abuzz last Friday night at our very first Twilight Open Night. Even the rain couldn't keep the community away (which is a great sign for our Club’s future).  With over 200 people attending, it's safe to say that the event was a huge success. The courts were overflowing, the balcony full, and plenty of children and adults enjoying the club! Thai on Tyres sold 160 delicious meals !!!
 
With every successful event, there is a team of people working to make it tick. A HUGE thank you to the below members who went over and above. 

Janine, Nadia, Sanne, Marion, Bill, Graeme S, Kerry, Jayne, Jane, Stephen, Chavaune, Sasha, Sheila, Graham H, John, Peter H, Alex, Fran, Doug, Leanne, Julie & David, Danny, Robyn, Penelope, Marie Prichard, Jason D.... there is a very long list so thank you to those we may have missed.   Also, a big thanks to Matt Bull and his team of coaches who helped make the kid's coaching run so smoothly. 

When can we do it all again!?
 
Tyrepower O'Connor Corporate Tennis Day! 
POSTPONED 


Unfortunately due to the Open night being postponed we have made the decision to delay the Corporate Tennis Day until a later date. We have exciting plans in the works so please watch this space.

If you have already entered a team, we will be happy to either hold the team entry until the new event date or offer a refund. Please get in contact with the club if you would like a refund by clicking here 

Member News

Pennant Finals Are Here

The Summer Pennant season is reaching its climax with semi-finals starting this week.
11 of our 17 teams have made the top four in their division, including the U15 Div-2 boys pictured here.
You can catch James, Adam, Lincoln, Jake and Lachlan at EFLTC this Sunday morning as they take on Cottesloe for a spot in the Final.
Good luck everyone!

 
Welcome to our newest members! 

A very warm welcome to our following new members.

Senior Member 
Meg Scanlan 
Anna Wilshaw 


We look forward to welcoming you around the club and having a hit soon!

Fran's Club History Quiz 

Welcome to Fran's Club Quiz 
  • This quiz will have 10 rounds, one round each week.
  • Questions will be who, what, where, when in nature, or a combination.
  • Each week, the first correct answer emailed to eastfreotennisclub@gmail.com will win a free drink from the bar.
  • Each week, the first three people with the correct answer will go in the barrel to win the grand prize AND a fridge magnet. That’s at least a one in thirty chance, without having to spend any money.
Answers to Round Five 
 
The young ladies in the picture are, from the left: Mary Jo, Janine,
Barbara, Kathy, Grace, Maren and Laura.
Congratulations to Julie Green who sent in the first correct answer. Her prize voucher will be
available on Saturday. Well done also to Barb and Jayne for sending in the correct answer
and to Robyn B and Clark for almost getting it right.
Round Six


Some things change ad some things remain the same.

On Saturday 21 December, members and friends [of EFLTC] thoroughly enjoyed a special Christmas function at the club. A sumptious meal of turkey, beef, ham, roast potatoes, pumpkin, peas and corn followed by fruit mince pies and icecream was served to start the
evening. At 8:30pm a program of Christmas Carols by Candlelight and other items commenced with our Captain Les Green, as Master of Ceremonies. This was a great night of entertainment and our thanks go to Les and his “merry band of ladies” (with a couple of men
assisting). The club will be hosting members from the Margaret River Tennis Club at the end of January when the two clubs vie for the Challenge Trophy. During February we will be conducting our Round Robin Competition and in March our Club Championships will
commence. Wednesday night tennis continues to be very popular, starting at 6.30 to make the
best use of daylight saving. The Annual General Meeting will be held in April and we are looking for some of the  newer members to put themselves forward to assist on the Management and other Committees.
I wish all members and their families a very healthy and prosperous 1992.

This is a descriptive article (word for word), that was sent into Tennis West to go in their
WESTENNIS MAGAZINE.

The question is WHO is I and WHAT is the spelling error that went to print?

Sponsor News & Member Offers 


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Spend and Support the Club 

Dine at The Left Bank and support our club!

The Left Bank is a proud sponsor of the East Fremantle Lawn Tennis Club and is offering all club members to join their loyalty program. By registering, you will earn points on all your purchases AND help the EFLTC earn credit. So the more you frequent The Left Bank, the more the club will receive!

New Members - Click here to sign up today! 

 

Dine at Sweetwater and support our club!
EFLTC receives a 10% kickback of all money spent at Sweetwater. 


Follow these steps to start supporting your club: 
1. Download the Australian Venue Co App,  to pay on your mobile.
2. Select the drop-down menu, click voucher & enter the code EFLTC 
3. Add a payment method 
3. Start spending with the app and your club will be rewarded. 
 
Your rewards and credits: 
- $10 Welcome credit for all new members 
- 10% off food and drink at Sweetwater Rooftop Bar 
- Earn 10 points for every dollar spent on the app 
- Every 2000 points converts to $20 credit 

Sweetwater Rooftop Bar - Click here to see inside! 
Phone: (08) 9460 9988
Reservations: sweetwaterbar.com.au
Give back to our club with Containers for Change! 
 
Don't forget to collect your stubbies, aluminum cans, and plastic bottles to help East Fremantle raise funds.
 
EFLTC we receive 10c for all eligible drink 
containers donated. We have bins at the club that you can drop your containers into or drop them off at any collection point. If dropping at a collection point please use our unique scheme ID C10291529 and help us get our hardcourts resurfaced sooner.

 

Hall Classes 

Yoga with Peter Humphry
Every Friday in the hall 9am – 10am cost $15 Book your spot by phoning 0408 088 801.
Pilates with Rhiannon
A full-body, 50 minute Pilates mat class. This class will encourage the freedom of movement while at the same time refining each exercise so you will be sure to feel every muscle in your body.

Pilates props are included to challenge and assist throughout the class.
 For more information, you can head to rhiannonelle.com or email rhiannonpilates@gmail.com.

All ages and levels are welcome.
Riverside Nature Yoga
Rest, reflect, and recharge with riverside body poetry yoga now on at the Tennis Club Hall. Suitable for all levels. 1 hr sessions include breath work  meditation and vinyasa flow and are held Tuesdays at twilight (5.30pm), Wednesday mornings 9.30am & Saturday mornings 9am. 
 
For more details and to register visit inessenceyoga.com.
Pilates Matwork Class - Thursday's 5.30pm 
This is a mixed level fun class suitable for all ages and experience, designed to tone and strengthen your entire body.
 
Our classes include standing Pilates to strengthen the legs and improve balance, as well as Mat work to help strengthen your core and improve flexibility. We regularly include small equipment including light hand weights, resistance bands, Magic Circles, and foam rollers to add variety and challenge.
 
To book a space call Sue on 0403 784076. Or just drop in! Please bring your own mat, all other equipment is provided

Coaching

Adult Programs

Adult Coaching
Drop-in drills
Cardio Tennis
More Info

Advanced Junior

Weekly training for yellow-ball juniors, with different groups for different levels.
More Info

Junior Club

For players of green and yellow ball pennant standard. Each week is themed and lots of fun. 
More Info

Sponsors

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