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.

 Benefits include:

  • 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:

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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

Finals

  • March 22nd & 29th 

Welcome Day - 9.00am-11.00am

  • October 13th

Fast 4 Tournament Series - 4.00-5.30pm

  • October 14th & 21st

  • February 3rd & 10th

  • March 9th & 16th

Parent/Child Tournament - 9.30am-12

  • December 1st

Club Championships

  • Doubles - Friday 27th March

  • Singles - Sunday 5th April

What do I do if I want to play Pennants?

Step 1

Sign up for the junior club season by filling out this form by the 6th September and emailing to info@scarboroughtennis.com.au. This fee of $110 is paid to the Academy and an invoice will be sent once the teams have been confirmed.

Step 2

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 committee@scarboroughtennis.com.au. 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.