Juniors

Abbeyleix Tennis Club welcomes Juniors members between the ages of 4-18. Whether you have played before or not, the club welcomes players of all abilities. The Junior membership fee is just €40 per year and is broken down into two age categories: Primary School (4-12) and Secondary School (13-18).

 

Primary School: 

Each Summer, the club runs a very successful Saturday Morning Programme for kids of primary school age. This involves 11 Saturday mornings of comprehensive coaching which is broken down into three hour long sessions based on age. Coaching by qualified professionals is offered on these mornings using a fun-filled approach to teach the various techniques involved in the game. Registration for the programme takes place in the clubhouse on Saturday 4th June from 10am until 12noon. This is a very popular programme so please register beforehand to avoid disappointment.

Coaching will be offered on the following dates:

Saturday 11th June

Saturday 18th June

Saturday 25th June

Saturday 2nd July

Saturday 9th July

Saturday 16th July

Saturday 23rd July

Saturday 30th July

Saturday 6th August

Saturday 13th August

Saturday 20th August

The coaching offered on these mornings is for the following ages:

10-11 am (4-6 years)

11-12 noon (7-9 years)

12-1pm (10-12 years)

Secondary School 

Tennis for Tennagers takes place every Friday from 7.30pm until roughly 10pm. On these nights, junior members gather to play some friendly matches and finish off with some fun games. The night is fully supervised by committee members and is thoroughly enjoyed by all who attend. This age group also have their own committee and chairperson who will keep the players busy with competitions, fundraising events and social events. Coaching is also provided throughout the Summer months.