Annual General Meeting (AGM)

This Sunday the Annual General Meeting for our tennis club will be held in the clubrooms at 12pm. We have been extremely fortunate over the past number of years to have a small, but very dedicated group of people volunteering their time to help the club by taking positions on the committee. This coming Sunday sees some of these long-standing volunteers standing down. In particular, Michael Tomlinson who has been the President for the past 10 years, is stepping aside and will not be seeking re-election.
Now is the time for you to consider how you can make a difference to our club. Thankfully, due to modern technology and changes in processes and procedures, most of the tasks undertaken by the committee are less time consuming than they have been in the past. We also have agreement from the current incumbents that they are willing to assist in handovers so that those who are willing to help, can be reassured of ongoing support while you find your feet.
Please consider getting involved – don’t just assume someone else will do it. This is an exciting time for the club, yet we need more people involved in order to keep the club moving forward.
If you’d like to discuss any role, please feel free to get in touch. The AGM is an important time to hear about the future plans for the club.

AGM Agenda 11th Aug 2019

Committee Nomination form – 2019

EPTC Appointment of Proxy Form AGM 2019

Summer Juniors & Seniors – Entries for Next Season

It is that time again when you need to get your bookings in for Summer weekend competition tennis. It takes time to get the teams together, plus we have to send draft teams through to Waverley Tennis for their review hence the call NOW for registrations. For Junior weekend competition, please register for either Saturday or Sunday as soon as possible using the link below.

Juniors: https://www.trybooking.com/518311

Seniors: https://www.trybooking.com/518302

Player entries for Summer weekend competition tennis close 21 July 2019.

**Sale – your chance to grab a bargain**

With the commencement of our new deal with Masita, the club has decided to sell off the remaining stock of current EPTC t-shirts and hoodies at a great price of $30.00 each. This offer is available on a first in, first served basis and until current stock is sold out. So, if your child needs new EPTC clothing for this winter season, now is the time to grab a bargain! (Note: the “new” Masita t-shirts won’t be available until later in the year, however the design will remain the same as the current one, so it doesn’t matter if your child is wearing the new style t-shirts or the current one.)

https://www.trybooking.com/GIWY

Night Tennis, MidWeek Mens & Mid-Week Ladies Entries for Next Season

Night Tennis, MidWeek Mens & Mid-Week Ladies Entries for Next Season

At this time of year, the Summer/Autumn season for night tennis, midweek mens and midweek ladies is coming to a close, so it’s time to submit teams for the upcoming Winter/Spring season. If you’ve been thinking of getting involved in these competitions, now is the time for action.

As player payments for Night tennis are on the actual night of play, to be included in a team, it is essential that you contact either Stuart Naylor (Night Tennis Convenor) on 0403 001 275 for KDNTA competitions, or Ruth Cardullo on 0409 255 066 for WDTA competitions. Player entries for Night tennis close on 20 May.

 

For enquiries and entries for Mid-Week Mens competition, please contact Peter Vanson on 0407 601 045 or lee.peterv@rpj.net.au. To register and pay the season fees, please click the following link:

https://www.trybooking.com/502893

Player entries for Mid-Week Mens close at the end of May.

 

As entries for the Mid-Week Ladies competition are club based team entries (which is the same as Junior and Senior weekend tennis competitions), players are required to enter via:

https://www.trybooking.com/501125

This ensures that all player requests and payments are promptly received in advance of the team selection and submission to WDTA. Player entries for Mid-Week Ladies close at end of May. For enquiries regarding Mid-Week Ladies, please contact Jo Mitchell on 0402 484 518.

Melbourne Tennis Month

Eildon Park Tennis Club, in conjunction with Musta, Tennis Victoria and Knox City Council, is excited to announce a new participation initiative called ‘Melbourne Tennis Month.’

Melbourne Tennis Month provides a calendar of FREE tennis events during the month of February.  Last year, 743,667 people attended the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park and we see this as an incredible opportunity to encourage returning and new participants to get on court.

We would like to invite you, your friends, family and neighbours to get involved.  Whether you’ve regained the motivation to get back on court after a break from the game, looking to try a new sport, want to get your kids / family into coaching, or simply want more information about other ways to get involved, below is all the information you need.

When: All throughoutFebruary 2019

Types of events:  Social, cardio, hot shots, coaching and “meet and greet” sessions for competition tennis

More information: https://www.melbournetennismonth.com, scroll down and press “Register”, then scroll down and type “Eildon Park Tennis Club” to see a list of all the free events being run through February.

EPTC website: www.eptc.org.au

EPTC Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eptc.org.au

#melbournetennismonth

Sponsorship: Bendigo Bank

We trust that you are now aware that we are currently working with the Knox Community Bank® Group ( Ferntree Gully, Rowville Community Bank® Branches & the Caribbean Park (cashless) Branch network) to raise funds to assist with the upgrade of LED lighting on our club show courts 4, 5 & 6.
Many of you may have already had contact from one of the team from Knox Community Bank® Group to discuss your banking requirements and in turn have supported this initiative by moving your home loan &/or banking across to one of their retail branches. We are now in position where we have almost hit our project target objective to fully fund the LED Lighting upgrade, however we still need a few more of our members to support this initiative. Please consider this when one of the team members from Knox Community Bank® Group makes contact with you.
Our Club President, Michael Tomlinson has made a video updating Members on this initiative. You can view the update video here: http://kcbg.com.au/eptc/enquiry/
We appreciate your support!

Sponsorship: Ben Jones of Hills Physiotherapy

We are pleased to announce that Eildon Park Tennis Club has entered into a sponsorship arrangement with Ben Jones of Hills Physiotherapy. Many will know Ben as a very capable player representing the club at the highest levels. A fully qualified physiotherapist, Ben is offering his services to Members at a substantially discounted rate. Bookings can be made by calling 1 300 9 HILLS or online at hillsphysiotherapy.co.au/bookonline

Ben Jones Eildon Pk Tennis Club

Helping out Special Needs Schools

On Friday the 14th of September Eildon Park Tennis Club hosted special needs schools organised by Tennis Victoria.  All the courts were utilised with 70 children attending and playing Hot Shot tennis. Thanks to AJ and his team, the program was very well run with lots of fun for the children, and we finished with a sausage sizzle.  Additionally, it was great to hear that the schools were so thrilled with the program that they’re committed to return for another event. The staff from Tennis Victoria thanked our tennis club for providing our facilities which we were only too happy to provide. Eildon Park Tennis Club have secured further funding to be able to continue our Hot Shot programs with children with autism and coaching by AJ and his team. As a club we are proud to be able to make a contribution to the community and especially to children with special needs.

Do you believe in magic??

We had the pleasure today of hosting for the first time “The Melbourne Magic Academy” and their end of term graduation performance.
 
The internationally recognised and award winning Melbourne Magic Academy empowers children by teaching them the art of magic; building their character, confidence and communication skills for life. The Academy is the only Australian School of Magic to offer the exclusive ‘Discover Magic’ curriculum, and it’s being delivered by the best combination of trainers you could ask for.
 
EPTC are excited by the possibility of partnering with TMMA who are looking to potentially hold their weekly classes in our clubhouse on a Sunday afternoon. If you’d like further information, we encourage you visit their website / FB page.
 
https://www.magicacademy.com.au
  

Just 4 Fun Children’s Festival – 30 Sept 2018

EPTC is supporting Knox Council’s Just 4 Fun Children’s Festival at the State Basketball Centre.  To view further details and print off a “Colouring In Competition flyer”, please press the links below:

Just 4 Fun Flyer – EILDON PARK TENNIS CLUB

J4F Colouring Comp – EILDON PARK TENNIS CLUB

Tickets can be purchased by using one of the below links:

www.just4fun.melbourne/tickets OR www.trybooking.com/VOVU

Further information: please email info@just4fun.melbourne or call 9847 2315.