Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q.  How does the Club operate?

A.  We are a community based club known for our organized programs which include, Monday night socials (doubles), competitive intercounty (Tuesday and Thursday nights - doubles) and our very popular house league (Wednesday night - doubles). We do have member hours available throughout the week. Check the court calendar to determine when courts are free. Doubles has priority over singles play.

Q. I am interested in joining the club, what does membership entitle? 

A.  Your membership fee entitles you to participate in all club activities, leagues, socials as well as court access during member hours. Additional league fees apply.

Q.  I tried to register myself and my wife, I used the same email for both registrations and I could not register?

A.  Our online registration system uses email to identify unique members. You must use different emails. You can put a . in the second email to register the second person. I.e. tomsmith@gmail.com and tom.smith@gmail.com

Q.  How do I book courts and when are they available for member use?

A.  The club does not use a court booking process.  All members receive a membership tag which is your access pass to the courts. To find out when the courts are available, check the court calendar and the online calendar. When you arrive at the courts, place your tag on the board and follow the tag board rules

Q.  Are there court fees?

A.  No, your membership fee allows you to access the courts. Simply tag the board when you arrive and use the court. Do not lose your tag, there is a $25 replacement fee.

Q.  Can we bring guests?

A.   No, we do not have a guest policy as we do not have monitors on duty all the time and we rely on the tag board. 

Q.  How does intercounty work? 

A.  The Club is a member of the intercounty tennis association (ICTA). We sponsor teams in the plus 55 league which plays on Thursday mornings, the ladies leagues which play on Wednesday and Thursday mornings and the Mixed league which plays on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7-11 pm.  All new members interested in playing intercounty are required to attend intercounty assessment and tryout dates.  If you have any questions, contact the League director.

Q.  How does House League work ?

A.  Our House League runs on Wednesday evenings. We have six teams consisting of 3 men's doubles lines, 2 mixed double lines and 1 ladies line (usually). All players are ranked according to skill level and captains must adhere to the court ranking rules to ensure competitive matches. Teams play for 1 ½ hours starting at 6:30 - 8:00 PM, 8:00 - 9:30 PM and 9:30 - 11:00 PM on alternating weeks.  Members interested in playing in the house league are required to attend assessment and tryout dates.

Q. How do I join House League?

A. When you register, check the House League box. All new players in the league must be assessed prior to the start of the season. If you have any questions, contact the League director.

Q.  How Does Monday Night Socials work?

A.  Monday night social begins at 7 PM and runs until 9 PM. When you arrive at the club, place your tag on the tag board and the club monitor will place you on the court with other players. The format will be men’s, mixed and ladies double and you will play for 20 - 30 minutes depending on how how many players show up. We sometimes run free lessons on court 4, so check the online calendar to find out when the Pro will be there. 

Q.  Do you have a singles league?

A.  We have had a singles league in the past but have transitioned to a singles ladder. We have designated court time for singles play

Q. Do you have a lesson program?

A. Yes we do. Please visit our lesson page and sign up for either group lessons or privates with our Club Pros. 

Tennis Lessons

Questions about our tennis lessons? You can reach us by email or telephone.

Email: rhltclessons@gmail.com

Telephone: (905) 499-3860

Club Operations

Club Manager: manager@rhltc.ca

161 Newkirk Road,
Richmond Hill, ON
(We're located at Crosby Park)

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