Welcome to the 2024 season - a new chapter begins
Welcome back to another season of tennis at the Tecumseh Tennis Club! If you had been following the communications at the end of last season, you will know that this year will look a little different. Read on to learn about the changes on the horizon for the Club and how that will impact the 2024 season.
The City of Mississauga has confirmed that the upgrades we have all been waiting for will be completed this spring. This includes full reconstruction of all four tennis courts, fixing the drainage issues, and removal of the existing light poles and installing brighter LED flood lighting. Although some of the work will be fully funded by the City, the court reconstruction will be a shared cost with the Club. I’d like to take a moment to celebrate our successful application for an Ontario Trillium Foundation Capital Grant that will help us to fund our portion of the court reconstruction.
Based on information from the City, the work is expected to begin in early March (weather dependent) and will continue for 3-4 months. The goal is to open the Club in July 2024. This temporary inconvenience will set us up to enjoy many more years of tennis at our favourite facility.
We will delay membership registration for the season and are planning to open registration for returning members on May 1 and new members on May 15. We will keep registration fees the same as the previous year, which are still the most inexpensive in the area. Although this will be a truncated season, members will enjoy playing at a fully renovated club when we open.
Our Tennis Director, Steve Theodoropoulos, will be back to provide tennis instruction. He is eager to get back on court and help you improve your game, just as soon as the renovations are complete.
Finally, I am delighted to announce we have three new Board members – Michelle Albanese, Mike Robinson, and Dimitri Tsaltas. Our Club will be strengthened by their participation. I was also elected as the new President after our previous leader stepped down from his role following a move to Ottawa.
I look forward to connecting with everyone, sharing our love for the game, and building a bright future for our Club.
Registration for the 2024 season will open May 1 for returning members and May 15 for new members