Club Info

Membership, Info, Events & Calendar


Membership

Here is a downloadable/emailable brochure of all our club information.  If you wish to become a member, you can download a membership form in pdf here, complete with our all applicable subscription rates for the season 2019-20 (runs October to following September).

 

 Membership Costs
Over 65 $220
Over 85+ $110
Seniors $245
Couples $475
Family $640
Juniors (5-17 years) $170
Additional Juniors in family $165
Tertiary Students (18-22 years) $205
Winter Season $110

 Subs are due by the 20th October and can be paid into bank account 03-0435-0461797-00 with SURNAME as reference, or mail cheques to PO Bos 9143 Greerton, 3142

Access to Courts

All financial members can use the courts at all times, access is via the combination lock on the gates, financial members are given this combination on payment of their subs.

 

Club Info

Gate Pa Tennis Club has been in operation since 1953, and is still going strong today. With so many other forms of sport & recreation being available, membership numbers are less than the halcyon days of the 60’s and 70’s but we are still a very active and friendly club and welcome visitors at all times.

Seniors Saturday Club Play

Organised club play is held every Saturday right throughout the year from 1:30pm. A fee of $5 for non member visitors each time applies, on our club day there is a mixture of games throughout the afternoon with all standards catered for. The focus of club day is on a friendly, social enjoyment basis for all. A mixture of games are played so as all can enjoy their day. After your tennis you are welcome to relax with cool refreshments and enjoy the social atmosphere.

Wednesday evening club day has become very popular with courts open from 6-10pm (to be confirmed)

Midweek Tennis

Organised play from 9am to noon every Wednesday right through the year, catering for both men and women at all levels; beginners to advanced welcome. You are welcome to bring your children along on a Wednesday morning. Social fun and tennis is the focus of midweek, tournaments are held from time to time and every level is catered for, all club members and visitors are welcome to midweek tennis. A fee of $5 is charged for non member visitors.

Senior Interclub

Organised by the WBOP association, this is played October through to March. Premier Division is played on Saturday afternoons, other divisions are played on Friday nights at varying venues in the WBOP district.

Ladies Interclub

The ladies also have their own interclub played on Monday mornings, this commences October. Those interested contact Janis Smith 0272 338366

Casual Play

All members are welcome to play on the courts at any time other than when the courts are being used for tournaments, competition play or coaching. Members can bring one non member to play free of charge, however if you bring more than one we expect a fee of $5 each.

Juniors may bring parents to practice with at no extra cost.

Tennis Clothing Suitable attire is expected from all members and visitors when using the courts, we have Club Polo Shirts available in the current colour of Red.

 

Calendar 2017

For specific events and a calendar view of activities at the club and involving club members see below. 

 

NB   Keep an eye on your emails and the noticeboard for amendments due to rained out days and other unforeseen circumstances.

 

Business House Tennis

This is for everyone and gives an opportunity to involve members and non members in social tennis, teams of 4 playing doubles; 2 matches per night. Summer section runs for two 7 week periods the first starts mid October through to mid December, then again for another 7 weeks commencing in mid January. Played on Tuesday nights in 2 sections alternating start 5.30 and 7.30pm. A very popular competition.

Contact is Ken or Marisa Lewis 578 0772.

 

Club Officials

PATRONS Mary Clark  
 
PRESIDENT Alex Webster
 
VICE-PRESIDENTS   Graeme Bigham Gary Willis
SECRETARY Gary Willis
TREASURER Liz Cook
MEMBERSHIP Heather Johnson
CLUB CAPTAINS Ken & Marisa Lewis
 
COMMITTEE Geoff Bird Ryan Henderson
  Mike Callard Kelly Hubert
  Turu Daniel Grant Louie
  Trevor Lee  Janis Smith
 
JUNIOR CONVENOR Turu Daniel
MIDWEEK CONVENOR Turu Daniel
MIDWEEK TREASURER TBA

 

Senior Calendar Summer 2016

Gate Pa Tennis Club has been in operation since 1953, and is still going strong today. With so many other forms of sport & recreation being available, membership numbers are less than the halcyon days of the 60’s and 70’s but we are still a very active and friendly club and welcome visitors at all times.

OCTOBER Saturday 8th    Club Day
  Saturday 15th   Club Day
  Saturday 22nd  Club Day
  Saturday 29th  Club Day
 NOVEMBER Saturday 5th  Club Day

Premier Interclub at Club

Senior Tournament @ Gisborne. Bus trip.

(Queries ring Janis – 027 2338366)

  Saturday 12th  Club Day
  Saturday 19th 

 Club Day

Premier Interclub @ Gate Pa

 

Saturday 26th

Handicap Mens/Ladies Doubles
(Must be a financial member to play)
Social tennis play when knocked out of event. Be at courts by 1.30 pm if entering Handicaps. Your partner is drawn.

DECEMBER

Saturday 3rd

 Club Day

Premier Interclub @ Gate Pa

 

Saturday 10th

Xmas Closing Day

Gate Pa Mens Bake Off Competition.

Watch noticeboard & emails closer to time for format for this day.

NB   Keep an eye on your emails and the noticeboard for amendments due to rained out days and other unforeseen circumstances.

2019 The Bay Loves Tennis

2019 The Bay Loves Tennis

posted 28/Aug/2019
Seniors
Summer is Coming. Mark the Date 7th Sept 2019. Come on down. for our Open Day. Gate Pa Tennis Club is one of the clubs in the WBOP Tennis initiative 'The Bay Loves Tennis' and we at the friendly club know people love their GoT(Game of Tennis). Gosh I'm hearing some theme music in my head.…
Membership Time

Membership Time

posted 16/Aug/2018
Juniors, Seniors, Coaching
Annual membership runs from October through to the September. So membership is due right now. Have a look at our updated club information here…
Summer Season Ending

Summer Season Ending

posted 30/Apr/2017
Seniors
Our Summer Business House leagues have come to an end with some close results. Winners were Big Angry Forehand and Giftopia respectively. The winter league will be starting at the end of May. Also, the senior closing day is still to be finalised. It's been a fairly wet summer this one folks.…



Court Sponsors

  • Baycom
  • Baycopy
  • Pukeko Print
  • Gartshore
  • Ampt Electrical
  • Supacrete
  • Town & Country Rentals
  • Crockford Real Estate
  • Giftopia
  • New World Gate Pa
  • Adept Builders

Grant Funding Sponsors

  • TECT
  • NZCT
  • First Sovereign Trust
  • Southern Trust
  • Endeavour
  • The Lion Foundation
  • Pub Charity

Business House Sponsors

  • Town & Country
  • Crockford Real Estate

Junior Tennis Sponsors

  • Smith Sports Shoes
  • Baycopy

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