Durban Country Club encourages juniors to participate in tennis, offering squads, group and individual lessons and various tours around the country as well as competing in the local tennis leagues. We also have a fully functioning mini-tennis programme for children wanting to learn the game aged 5-9 years. After 9 years of age, there is a progression onto Orange and Green Dot Ball, before progressing to the regular yellow tennis ball. For more information on the Play and Stay Program please visit:http://www.tennisplayandstay.com/home.aspx
Tennis is our business – www.roscoes.co.za
The tennis programme is managed by Roscoe’s Professional Tennis Academy, which is based at the club. Our two tennis professionals, Ross Geldenhuys and Kevin Andersen, offer lessons to players of all abilities, six days a week. Amassing over 30 years of combined tennis experience, your tennis is guaranteed to improve under their training. The tennis programme offered at the club by the academy is all-inclusive, intensive and above all fun at all levels!
Chairman: Andrew Donnelly
Committee Members: Ross Geldenhuys, Kevin Curren, Ray Lalouette, and Kevin Andersen
Our Tennis Team
Ross Geldenhuys – Head Pro at Durban Country Club
Greg Moran – Head Pro
Kevin Andersen – Coach at Durban Country Club
Nick McDonald – Advanced Instructor
Bookings & Rates
Members can book a tennis court by contacting the front desk at the club on 031 313 177. Booking a court is essential, and must be done prior to commencing. Booking for members during the day can be done at no cost. Members with permanent tennis bookings must confirm these bookings with the club monthly. Bookings need to be done for anyone using the mini-tennis courts as well as the normal courts. Member are welcome to bring guests which will be charged at R30 each. Please note that this excludes playing under floodlights, the cost of which are as follows:
|Visitors (accompanied)||R30 each|
|Visitors (un-accompanied)||R110 each|
R100 per hour
The top quality floodlights (white light) are on courts 1,2,5 and 6. Courts 3 and 4 have a lower quality white lights. The four mini-tennis courts (A, B, C, D) do not have floodlights, bookings must also be done for these courts.
Correct shoes and attire must be worn at all times while playing. Courts open at 07h00 and close at 22h00. Last booking time is 21h00. All food and beverage must be purchased from the main club. Waiters can be called to the courts for this service.
N.B. No members or guests are allowed to bring their own food or beverages into the club.
Mini Tennis – Situated near Kidz Zone & Swimming Pool
This is the best way for children aged 5-9 years to learn the game. This mini-tennis centre is the only one of its kind in the province. Please note that the RED ball is used on the mini courts and these balls are available at the Tennis Pro Shop or the main club reception.
League and KZN Shield Teams
The Club is well represented in the KZN tennis league competitions. DCC participates in the following league and shield teams:
1st Team – Super League Men’s Doubles – Winners 2014
2nd Team – Men’s 2nd Division Doubles
1st Division – Men over 40
Should you wish to join one of the teams, please contact the Tennis Pro Shop on email@example.com.
The tennis section arranges various tennis fixtures throughout the year, these include:
- Junior/adult tournaments (doubles & singles)
- Junior Saturday morning social (by invitation)
- Social Tennis (doubles on weekends and mid week evenings)
Professional tennis instruction is offered to all ages and levels of play. Whatever your tennis goals, the coaching team made up of Ross Geldenhuys, and Kevin Anderson will help you achieve them. You can expect quality tennis and service from the enthusiastic team in the tennis section. The following coaching programme is offered:
Wilson Pro Shop
The Pro Shop is a specialist Wilson Concept store offering personalized attention and expert advice. Our team has in-depth knowledge of the very latest Wilson equipment and offers many years of tennis experience both playing and coaching. Our staff can advise and recommend what equipment you should use for your playing style and skill level, this includes demoing a racquet prior to purchase. The shop is well stocked to provide tennis enthusiasts with superior products, service, advice and excellent pricing.
Wilson squash equipment is also available on order.
Some of the additional services offered are:
- Racquet stringing – same day service (usually within an hour) using the brand new Wilson BAIARDO stringing machine. This is the official machine used at the Australian and US Opens. The team will also advise on the correct stringing to suit your game.
- Demo racquets – you are able to demo new racquets
Tennis Pro Shop times: Mon to Fri 9:00 – 17:00 and Sat, Sun and Public Holidays: Closed
If you are not a member, please consider a Membership at Durban Country Club. Please contact Tammy Pillay at the main club on 031 313 1747 for more information.
Tel: 083 450 1798
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Pro Shop and Academy
Tel: 031 303 8860
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