Newsletter – 22 May 2020

Published on May 22, 2020 by in SLTCC news


Reminder… and the next steps
Remember, if we all stick to the safe play and social distancing guidelines, we may be able to relax the rules in early June to open up more facilities. If there are no major changes to current advice, we hope to restart the tennis singles leagues, open up the croquet lawn for restricted play, and allow members to bring a guest in Phase 2 of the reopening plan. 
However, I have had reports of members bringing guests – please remember that this is not permitted at present and courts are only for the use of members. Any member found in breach of the Club guidelines may have booking rights removed.
Here are the key points for safe play under the current restrictions –—playing-tennis-during-lockdown.pdf

Obviously, the Club’s income is taking a significant hit during the lockdown. Although tennis courts are now open, all other facilities remain closed and the majority of coaching activity is not taking place.
Therefore, we are trying to find income where we can, and recycling old tennis balls is one area. If you have any balls that have gone flat during lockdown, please take the opportunity to recycle this weekend.
I’ll be at the Club on Friday 1600-2000, Saturday 0800-1600, and Sunday 0800-1600 for collection – ring the clubhouse doorbell for attention.

Squash building maintenance
The squash building roof has been in a sorry state for some time while we were determining the best course of action for both the building and the S&R section. We had scheduled repairs just prior to lockdown and now the contractors are back at work.
The scaffolding will go up on Tuesday 26 May and building works will take approximately 10 days to complete. Please be aware that the path alongside Court 1 may need to be closed off at some points during the work – be safe at all times around the building works.

Keep safe and well

Dez Lewington
Club Manager
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