SENIOR CLUB Information 2021-2022

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Sunday 26th September 2-4pm. Come along and meet us. There will be a  Social Tennis play.

$1 Trial Adult Social Membership for 4 weeks

You can join the Balmacewen Tennis Club for $1 to try out. You can play for 4 weeks, Sunday afternoon or Tuesday evening social tennis or a tournament. Then visit the registration page if you are keen and join as a full member.

2021-2022 Senior Club Competition Teams

Teams need to be compiled and submitted to Tennis Otago by 30th September with interclub starting on Div 1, Div 2 and Mixed Saturday 9th October.

Balmacewen will enter teams in the

Division 1 (Premier) Saturday 1 pm 4 men and 2 women per team - every player plays singles plus men's doubles and women's doubles (no mixed). Played at Logan Park, Edgar Centre, or clubs as scheduled. Runs Saturdays 9th October to end of March. 

Division 2 Saturday 1 pm Teams of 4 - can be men or women or both - every player plays singles and doubles. Played at Logan Park, Edgar Centre, or clubs as scheduled. Runs Saturdays 9th October 2021  to end of March 2022 (tbc) (Division 2 format is same as previous seasons). 

Saturday Mixed Saturday 1 pm Logan Park, Edgar Centre, or clubs as scheduled. 2 men and 2 women. 1 men's doubles, 1 women's doubles, 2 mixed doubles, 2 reversed mixed doubles. Runs 9th October 2021 to end of March 2022 (tbc)

Teams play against other club teams from around Dunedin. Each team has a captain and there is normally 1-2 reserves for each team.


Division 1, 2 and Mixed Club Captain: Russell Drew or text his cell 021 2109215. WhatsApp will be used this season, please sign on. Team Practice starts in the week before competition and is organised by the team captain.

All senior teams in club approved competitions will be supplied Technofibre balls, as needed, from the club. Captains to contact Sarah Stevenson 464-0378 to obtain cans of balls. Four balls for 4 player teams and 2 balls for 2 player teams for each Team. 

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Mixed Social Interclub Level Tennis

Summer Tennis September 28th to March 27th 2022 (New format)

Sundays 3-5pm at the club. Tuesdays 6-8pm at the club. Thursdays 6-8pm at the club if wet on the Tuesday that week. There is a WhatsApp group chat you can join. Contact Sarah for more information

This is mixed Social Interclub Level Tennis with experienced youth and adults combined played all year round. Mixed Doubles Sets will be arranged in a manner to have even fun games.

Please come along and play before you decide to join or you can contact Sarah Stevenson , phone 034640378. Good tennis skills are needed.

Registration details are here


Mixed Social Beginner Level Tennis (daylight saving)

This will be held on Sundays 1pm to 2:30pm at the club. It is dependent on numbers. Please contact Sarah on 034640378 to join. Start date dependent on numbers.

6337A65B 6FBE 4428 A52E DD47D88E4D21Join our WhatsApp Social Tennis Messenger.  App Store and Android. The Group is called Balmac TC Social Tennis. Receive updates on Social Tennis. ask for the link.


Xpress Student/Senior Beginner Coaching and Tennis

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Tennis Xpress: Adult/Student Coaching on selected Fridays 6:00 to 7:00pm 6 lessons. Minimum 4 with each coach. There will also be Social Beginner Level Tennis 1pm to 2:30pm the following Sunday included (subject to numbers). This program is the most enjoyable way to learn tennis for adult beginner and intermediate players. We aim to make your tennis experience an enjoyable and rewarding one by providing the best certified coaches.

$85- Beginner Adults over 16 years or Students@High School 13 - 17 years. Lessons and light tennis only. Coaching on Fridays 6pm to 7pm on selected dates in season.

Dates to be advised

You will learn:

    • the serve
    • forehand
    • backhand and net game basic strategy
    • rules and etiquette
    • ways to improve and keep on improving valuable practice and homework exercises

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Casual Tennis for non-members

Court Hire is available from the Otago Golf Club lounge bar for $20 per session. They will give you the Key Code. Please wear white sole shoes and no skateboarding, golf studs or chewing gum allowed.

Golf Club members are allowed to play casually for free and can join the Tennis Club at a discounted rate. See Registration for details

Ball Machine

Yes we have a Lobster Elite ball machine. It is stored in our club rooms by the lower hard courts. You can hire it for the season and buy a key to access it. You need to follow the rules when using it and charge it up afterwards. You can add this on to your sub when you register here


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Costing $25 each, subsidised by Visique Peter Dick Optometrists. Orders can be placed with Orders can be placed with Andrea at 0274434570

 (minimum number of orders are needed before manufacture)

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