Goostrey Tennis Club
You can find us on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons for Club Sessions and Tuesday and Thursday evenings, in the tennis season, for South and Mid Cheshire League matches at the Boothbed Lane Playing Field, Boothbed Lane, Goostrey, CW4 8LP.
Come and Join Us
(Posted 5t April 2020)
If you are interested in playing tennis, whether social or competitive, come and join the members of Goostrey Tennis Club on a Wednesday evening at Boothbed Lane from 18.30. Saturday afternoon at 2.00p.m.Friday afternoon at 2.00p.m. You will be very welcome.
Membership is now due for 2020
Membership Secretary : Chris Jackson
Mob no: 0759035376
£40 P.A. Senior Player
£15 p.a. Junior Player
PAY BEFORE THE 30th APRIL GET A REDUCTION
£35.00 p.a. for a Senior Player and £10.00 for a Junior Player)
Please see the note below - "Goostrey VHPFF" -regarding membership of the Boothbed Lane Sports Facilities.
Please explore our website. If you do not find the information you require, please contact the Club :
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Autumn & Winter Events 2020/21
Club nights - Wednesday from 6.30 p.m.
Club afternoon - Friday from 2.00 p.m.
Club afternoons - Saturday from 2.00 p.m.
Watch this space for special events.
Junior Coaching Programme 2020
For more information on the 2020 Junior Coaching please click on the Junior Coaching Programme in the header at the top of this page.
Each Friday is from 5pm-7pm and each Saturday morning is from 9am to 12 noon - as before:
Friday April 24th/Saturday 25th
Friday May 1st/Saturday May 2nd
Friday May 8th/Saturday May 9th
Friday May 15th/Saturday May 16th
Friday May 22nd/Saturday May 23rd
No coaching Fri 29/Sat 30 due to Half Term
Friday June 5th/Saturday June 6th
Friday June 12th/Saturday June 13th
Friday June 19th/Saturday June 20th
No coaching Fri 26/Sat 27 due to Rose Day weekend
Friday July 3rd/Saturday July 4th
Friday July 10th/Saturday July 11th
Friday July 17th/Saturday July 18th
Friday September 4th/Saturday September 5th
Friday September 11th/Saturday Sep 12th
Friday September 18th/Saturday Sept 19th
Friday September 25th/Saturday September 26th
(Posted January 2016)
The sports facilities on Boothbed Lane are owned and managed on behalf of the Goostrey Community by the Goostrey Village Hall & Playing Fields Foundation (the VHPFF), a Charitable Trust. Membership of the VHPFF is a pre-requisite of joining any of the affiliated sports organisations based at Boothbed Lane. For more information please contact Mrs Sally Ball, Goostrey VHPFF Membership Secretary (Tel: 01477 534160).
(For more information please go to the Goostrey VHPFF page on this website).
Rusty Racquets 2019
Anyone for tennis? ‘Rusty Racquets’ could get you back on court in 2020
If you haven’t played tennis for years, and would like to take it up again, then our ‘Rusty Racquets’ session might be for you. Or if you’d like to improve your basic skills, with some guidance on technique and the opportunity to take part in some fun drills, then this hour-long group session could be just what you need.
It is hoped to hold this session every week after the Saturday morning junior coaching sessions, between 12 noon to 1pm, excluding school holidays. The first Rusty Racquets will be held – depending on sufficient take-up - after the first junior coaching session of the year, on Saturday April 25th Each session costs £6, or £5 each if you book four in advance - £20 per block of four. Please email Tennis Coach David Richardson at email@example.com if you are interested.
If there are a minimum of six adults wishing to give it a go, the session will take place.
Welcome to the Goostrey Tennis Club website.
The photograph used for the background to our website shows members playing on the Boothbed Lane all-weather, floodlit, artificial grass courts with the Pavillion in the background.
Two ladies and two men's teams will represent Goostrey in the Slazenger South & Mid Cheshire Tennis Leagues in the 2020 season. The Ladies play in Division 4 and the Men in Division 3 & 5.
An invitation is extended to residents of Goostrey and the six adjoining parishes to come along to one of our Club sessions. Please introduce yourself to any of the members. You will be made most welcome.
Goostrey Tennis Club.
MENS A TEAM CONGRATULATIONS
Men's A team are getting promoted to the 1st Division. For such a small club,this was a tremendous achievement and on behalf of all of us we wish them well as they prepare for the opening game on the 19th January 2020.
A Team this season
Simon Barlow (Captain)
LEAGUE PROMOTION FOR SUCCESSFUL GOOSTREY MEN'S TENNIS TEAM
The Men's A team fromGoostrey has been promoted from 4th to 2nd division for the upcoming Winter League following a highly successful 12 months of competing.
This marks a 'first' for Goostrey Tennis club- their highest divisional placing in 23 years, since joining the South & Mid-Cheshire League in 1997.
Having won both last winter's and this spring league they were well placed at the start of the recent summer season for League matches. As they then came second in the summer league, competing against top teams, they were promoted up two divisions.
Accolades over the past 12 months also include winning the Winter league Knock-out Trophy.
Team Members -
'Captain 'Andrew Brierley
Besides League Competitive tennis, Goostrey Tennis club also offers social tennis on Wednesday Evenings ,Friday and Saturday afternoons, with frequent American Tournaments for all ages and abilities, plus a regular programme of junior coaching.
Tennis Trophies presented to winners in Goostrey Open
Goostrey Tennis Club Honorary Life member Roger Rushton was guest of honour at the clubs Annual General meeting and Awards Presentation recently.Following the AGM March 11th 2020 which was well- attended. Roger presented trophies to tennis players who won awards in the Goostrey Open 2019.
Goostrey Tennis club Chairman Mike Marshall said that Goostrey Tennis Club should be proud of its efforts as small Cheshire club of less than 50 members, compared to other local villages ,some of whom have several hundred members in their tennis club.
winners - Claire Fox & Debbie Lawrence
runner-up - Heather Ashall & Barbara Baxter.
winner - Simon Barlow
runner-up - Luke Brierely
winners- Mike Saxton & Richard Saxton.
runner-up- Jason Lynch & Luke Brierley.
winners- Lyndsey Saxton & Richard Saxton.
runner-up- Susie Weston & Jason Lynch.
Junior U14 - Zach Bennett
Junior U12 - Pau Garcia Gomez.
Ladies Singles - no competition took place.