What is Junior Pennants?
Junior Pennants is when your child represents Scarborough Tennis Club in a home/away league, in their very own tennis team.
Being part of a team
Meeting new friends
Rapidly improve tennis game
See new tennis clubs and places
Fun and healthy activity
When is it played?
Sunday mornings from 8am (Warm Up) 8.30am (Matches start) and will finish by 12.30pm at the latest.
It runs across the School Terms 4 and 1 with a break in the holidays.
What are the different age groups and levels?
There are competitions for players 7-10yrs old Orange Ball Mixed league, 9-12yrs old Green Ball Mixed league and Yellow Ball U/12, U/14 and U/16 leagues for boys and girls.
Players are allocated a starting rating which changes, as they play the season depending on matches, won/lost
What are the commitments?
Sign up as a Club Member and also sign up to the Junior Club Season. Fees are payable once teams have been confirmed.
Attend Pre-Season Practice.
Be available for the dates that pennants matches are scheduled.
Every home game, the players bring a plate of food to share with their team and their opponents.
Players must wear a Scarborough Tennis Club shirt available for purchase at the Pro Shop, blue or white shorts/shirt with pockets and tennis shoes. A hat is also recommended.
We aim to get squads of 5-6 players per team and you will be placed on a roster.
What are the dates for the Summer Season 2019/2020?
Sunday October, 20th, 27th November 3rd,17th, 24th February 9th,16th,23rd, March 8th, 15th Finals March 22nd, 29th
(No matches November 10th- Fed cup final, over the summer holidays or March long weekend 1st March)
What training should I be doing?
Squad Training – Minimum 1 per week up to 3 times per week – various times as arranged by the Academy
Private Lessons – Working with one of our private coaches will boost your child’s tennis game. Optional.
The Junior club season includes:
Summer Pennants - 8am for 8.30am start (finish between 12-1230pm)
October 20th, 27th
November 3rd, 17th, 24th
February 9th,16th, 23rd
March 8th, 15th
March 22nd & 29th
Welcome Day - 9.00am-11.00am
Fast 4 Tournament Series - 4.00-5.30pm
October 14th & 21st
February 3rd & 10th
March 9th & 16th
Parent/Child Tournament - 9.30am-12
Doubles - Friday 27th March
Singles - Sunday 5th April
What do I do if I want to play Pennants?
Sign up for the junior club season by filling out this form by the 6th September and emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. This fee of $110 is paid to the Academy and an invoice will be sent once the teams have been confirmed.
Become a member by filling out this membership form and paying either $75 (10 and under) or $135 (18 under). This is payable to Scarborough Tennis Club (not the tennis academy) - Bank details are: 066 157 acc 10406508 ( please wait until teams have been confirmed)
You can leave this with us at the Pro Shop or email email@example.com. If you were a member this year you will have been sent a renewal. Please organise payment, you don’t need to fill out a new form.
Other important details
You must have signed up to the Junior Club Season to be eligible to play pennants
You must be a fully paid member to be eligible to play pennants
Please do not combine club season and club membership payments
If you are keen to play we will do our best to find a team for you. If you have any questions regarding pennants please don’t hesitate to ask.