Update on Camps for 2020. Posted May 19.
The board of directors have made the difficult decision to cancel summer camps for 2020. This email was sent on May 19 to anyone who had registered for camps.
While our camps are cancelled, a guest instructor who taught our 2019 camps is offering group lessons for beginner kids ages 6-12. Below is the information.
Elmdale Tennis Club – Junior Group Lessons – Summer 2020
Guest Instructor – Max Magnusson
Elmdale Tennis Club (ETC) would like to welcome Max Magnusson, guest instructor, who will offer beginner-level junior group lessons this summer.
Junior Group Lesson Description:
- Lessons will be targeted at beginner tennis players only.
- Lessons sessions will be offered for 8 weeks (Monday to Friday), beginning July 6, 2020 and end on August 28, 2020.
- Students will sign up for 1 week of lessons (a session will comprise 5 lessons @ 1 hour a day for five consecutive days).
- Two sessions will run each day (minimum of 2 students per session, maximum of 4 students per session) from 1-2pm and 2-3pm.
- These will be geared to beginner-level students, and the sessions will be divided by age:
- 6-8 year olds from 1-2pm
- 9-12 year olds from 2-3pm
Sessions will cost $50 for the week.
Full Payment must be received before the session begins in order for the student to be considered registered.
E-mail Juniorgrouplesson@gmail.com with any questions.
Please visit the following Google Spreadsheet and sign up for a tennis session.
Payment to be e-transferred to firstname.lastname@example.org before the first session.
Parents are limited to signing up their kids for 3 of the available 8 weeks until initial demand is assessed.
Should there not be enough students registered for a session, student’s money will be refunded, or alternative arrangements can be made with the instructor for a private lesson.
Inclement weather – should a session be cancelled due to inclement weather, a refund will be provided for that day’s session.
The instructor will abide by all club policies regarding social distancing and hygiene measures.
Students will be asked to use hand sanitizer before and after each session. Hand sanitizer is available at the tennis club.
Students will bring their own racquets, water bottles and any other gear
The club house will not be available for students (there is no restroom or water fountain access.)
Max Magnusson is a certified Level 1 tennis instructor with the Tennis Professional Association (TPA), he worked as a counsellor at the Elmdale Tennis club during the summer of 2019, and was looking forward to working at the club again this summer. Max volunteered as an assistant at the Elmdale tennis camps the two years prior to becoming a counsellor, and started his tennis career as an Elmdale camper.
Max will be entering his last year at Nepean High School this fall, he is also a hockey coach/instructor, and has experience refereeing soccer and rugby with the Fisher Park Community Recreation Council. Max is certified in First Aid and CPR, and has “Respect in Sport” and “Concussion Awareness” training.