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Team entries for the DVTA 2018 Autumn Season are now open.

Hurry! Team entries close 17th November 2017.


Competitions Available

  • Monday Night Mixed
  • Tuesday Night Mens
  • Wednesday Night Ladies
  • Thursday Night Mens
If you don’t have a team contact the club and we’ll find you a team that suits you.

Costs

The cost of entry is $240 per team per season and this covers ball money, lighting and DVTA fees.
If you have four players that’s $60 each, and if there are six players in your team it’s only $40 each. With up to fourteen matches in the season that’s less than $3 a week!

If you’re not a member of Research Tennis Club you will need to be a paid up member before the competition begins. Join here.

Why Should I Play Tennis?

As well as getting a great workout connect and socialise with your local community. Plus, there are many more benefits as listed below.

Health benefits of tennis

Tennis can be a great workout and lots of fun. Playing tennis has many health benefits including:
  • increasing aerobic capacities
  • lowering resting heart rate and blood pressure
  • improving metabolic function
  • increasing bone density
  • lowering body fat
  • improving muscle tone, strength and flexibility
  • increasing reaction times.

Other benefits of tennis

As well as being a great physical workout, tennis is also:
  • a non-impact sport
  • a great way to meet people and spend time with friends
  • suitable for all ages and skill levels. Whatever your level, you can find someone of a similar ability to play with
  • helpful to reduce stress
  • not dependent on youth or strength – you can play for a lifetime or start the game at any age
  • played all over Australia and through many parts of the world.
(from www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/tennis-health-benefits, viewed 2-Nov-2017)

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