Sunday, December 18, 2011

Platform Tennis

Chapel Hill Platform Tennis League
Platform Tennis Program
 The Chapel Hill Tennis Club
All levels, including new players, encouraged to come outdoors this winter to experience paddle excitement, fun, exercise, and camaraderie.
Demo paddles available (sharpen your tennis volley, mind, and reflexes for spring tennis).
Paddle Season Kick-Off Event / Free Clinics, Organized Play and Pro Exhibition / Date TBA
All details for this very FUN Season Opening Event will be publicized and emailed out separately.                       
Paddle League / Organized Play   (begins early December)
FOR ALL LEVELS!  Organized play on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings beginning at 6:30 or 8:00pm.  Separated by level.
COME JOIN US!  We usually have the fire bowl going and there is always plenty of beer for players and spectators.
NO FEE other than chipping in for balls and sometimes beer.
Sign-up by Contacting Max Hilkey <>
Drop-In Paddle Socials (no charge)
Pro supervised paddle socials December through February
Beginners welcome.  Demo paddles, balls, and pointers will be provided.
  • Monday Nights         7:00-8:30pm
Private and Semi-Private Paddle Lessons
  • Available with fees identical to outdoor tennis lessons
Contact Max Hilkey <> to book a Paddle Lesson

CHTC Club Tournament                   January/February TBA
Our version of club championships for paddle.  Women’s, Men’s, and Mixed draws.  Senior and B draws if enough interest.  Play multiple draws if you like!
Sign-up with Max Hilkey <>
Joseph B. Dudley Carolina Paddle Cup            March TBA
3rd Annual Winston-Salem vs Chapel Hill.
Tar Heel Men’s APTA Tournament    February 11
The 4th Annual Tar Heel Men’s APTA Region VII PCQ tournament will be held this winter.  Come play, watch, or join us for lunch.
Contact  Max Hilkey <> to sign up
Southern Tournament Schedule
Dec. 3          - Games on the James Men’s, Richmond
Jan. 22-23  - Peachtree Men’s Invitational NRT, Atlanta       
Jan. 28        - Southern Invitational Men’s
Feb. 4          - Charlottesville Men’s NRT
Feb. 11        - Tar Heel Men’s, Chapel Hill      CHAPEL HILL!
Mar.15-18   - APTA Nationals and President’s Cup, Chicago
Want more information?
* Platform Tennis Magazine   (look for copies in CHTC clubhouse)
*           American Platform Tennis Association
*         RGM Court Installation and Maintenance
*                  PaddlePro popular paddle website
*Ask CHTC staff or a paddle committee member

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