First Grand Slam Tournament Thursday 1st May. Australian Open. 6:30pm start. Entry fee £1 for members, £2 for non-members.
Historical records indicate that the courts were first laid down in 1875. In the early days it operated as a private club, ownership later passing to the town commissioners.
Castletown LTC has a lease with the Castletown Commissioners until 2017, under which it is responsible for maintenance of the courts and clubhouse.
The club can even boast that a Wimbledon finalist once played on these courts. In 1971 Mark Farrell played with some club members whilst he was on a coaching visit to the island. Three years later, Mark reached the Wimbledon mixed doubles final with partner Lesley Charles.
Castletown Tennis Club have three Tarmacadan Courts and a clubhouse situated in Malew Street, Castletown, next to the Bowling Green and Café. The courts were resurfaced in 2006.
Details of subscriptions are on the membership form. Please note that there will be no charge for club sessions or matches, and tennis balls will be provided free.
Anyone wishing to join the Club may contact any of the club officials. The Committee for the 2013 season consists of the Chairman - Bob Borland, Treasurer - William Watterson, Secretary/Men’s Captain – Richard Kerr, Women’s Captain – Lucy Kerr, Club Coach – Neil Ronan, Daphne Snidal and Charlotte Walker.
Full membership entitles members to play at any time, but please bear in mind that matches at home will use all three courts. The Regular Club sessions are:
Sunday afternoons, starting at 2pm.
Thursday evenings, starting at 6.30pm.
Wednesday mornings, starting at 10am.