Ace the courts with the new wheelchair tennis program
Published on 10 September 2019
Blacktown Tennis Centre Stanhope is excited to announce the introduction of a new wheelchair group tennis coaching program at the centre.
Supported by Tennis Australia, the new program will run from 14 October to 18 December on Tuesday evenings – with a junior class at 5.15 pm and an adult class at 6.00 pm.
Blacktown City Mayor Stephen Bali MP said this is a great community program for Blacktown Tennis Centre Stanhope.
'We are committed to promoting inclusion within our community and through programs such as this we can encourage participation in tennis by people with a disability,' said Mayor Bali.
Each wheelchair session will include a maximum of 6 participants, with the classes running for 45 minutes. Cost per term, which includes 10 lessons, is $163.30 for juniors and $185 for adults.
Blacktown Tennis Centre Stanhope will also offer private lessons outside of the normal term program at a cost of $36 for half hour and $72 for 1 hour.
'Blacktown Tennis Centre Stanhope is a great facility for the community to enjoy, with a vast range of programs and events taking place, there is something for people of all ages,' Mayor Bali added.
Blacktown Tennis Centre Stanhope is the largest tennis centre of its kind in New South Wales, featuring 16 plexi-cushion courts, along with grandstand seating for 288 spectators, LED lighting, administration and tournament office, function room, child’s play area and much more.