Club History

Whitby Tennis Club was founded by the local community in 1975. It has seen many changes. 

Major milestones for the Club include;

 1972
Consortium calls for interested parties to form a tennis club. Land is set aside
 1974 Group formed to set up Club
1975 Club formed
1976 Club is incorporated
1977 Courts 1 & 2 are completed and the club is operating with a membership of 150
1978 New club rooms completed by the club. Whitby Tennis Club is now one of the largest in the Kapi-Mana area
1983 The joint development of courts 3 & 4 completed with the Hutt County Council, Porirua City Council and Whitby Tennis Club. Each party contributed a third to the cost of the courts
1988 Major extensions to the clubhouse are completed. These were funded by the Whitby Tennis Club and a small loan from the Westpac Bank, which was guaranteed by PCC. The Club Rooms are now valued at $100,000
1991
Now the largest club in the Kapi-Mana association with 270 members. Of these 110 are juniors and this number is growing each year. The club’s future strength lies with its juniors (with this in mind the club recently purchased a ball machine for the training of juniors)
2010 Courts 1 & 2 are resurfaced with rebound synpave
   

Club Champions from 1977/78 to present can be viewed on the Honours Board.

Latest News

  • Club Open Days

    Saturday 9th / Sunday 10th September: Open Day afternoons from 1-4pm

    Whitby Tennis Club invites you to come along to our community spirited club & have a go!, it's free! A fun event for all ages.

    Racquets will be supplied. Play some friendly doubles, test your skills against the ball machine!, and enjoy the BBQ, prizes & giveaways.  

    Written on Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:00
  • Quiz Night

    Saturday 30 September: Quiz Night 7:00pm onward at the clubrooms.

    Everyone is welcome, we would love to see a big crowd of non members come along. Hot supper will be provided (BYO drinks).

    Get together a team of up to 6 people, or turn up and we'll put you in a team. No need to pre-register – just turn up (on time) on the night. $15 entry - Lots of prizes – drinks, nights out plus spot prizes. We recommended this for Adults only.

    See Flyer for more details for this fun event.

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    Written on Sunday, 27 August 2017 00:00