New and experienced tennis players can get tips, improve their techniques, play games and win prizes at the Sports Experts Tour (Tournée Sports Experts) on Sunday, August 10 from 9 am to 11:30 am at District 2's Rembrandt Park (corner Kildare and Rembrandt).
The Sports Experts Tour, sponsored by Banque Nationale, is being held for the 21st year and once again visiting 70 communities across Quebec promoting tennis. This event is open to all players and levels from beginners to advanced, children, teens and adults can participate in this free event. Tips on technique, tricks, games, skills contest and many participation prizes are all part of this wonderful sporting event. In addition, participants will benefit from trying out new models of tennis products including Babolat, Diadora, Head and Wilson rackets. For more information about this event, please contact Alvin Fishman at email@example.com or 514-485-6806 ext. 2012.
“Tennis is a wonderful sport that you can play from age 5 to 105,” said Councillor Allan J. Levine, the council member responsible for the Côte Saint-Luc Tennis Club. “This event is a great way to introduce your kids to tennis. It’s a lot of fun for long-time tennis players, too.”
Tennis in Côte Saint-Luc
Côte Saint-Luc is home to seven public tennis courts located at Rembrandt Park and at the newly refurbished Caldwell Tennis Courts situated on Caldwell Ave. The courts are open every day from May 11 to October 12, 2014.
The two courts at Rembrandt Park (near Kildare Rd.) are free with a Côte Saint-Luc Fun Card. For non-residents or those residents without a Fun Card, court costs are $6 per person (or $5 per person age 17 and younger). To play at the Rembrandt Tennis Courts, a reservation is generally required. Call 514-485-8912 to reserve a court.
The five courts adjacent to Caldwell Ave. (between Kildare Rd. and Mackle Rd.) were recently renovated. The courts are reserved for a summer tennis camp on weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm, and are open to the public from 5 pm to 11 pm everyday. Courts are generally open to the public on weekends from 7 am to 11 pm. They are free of charge and no reservations are needed. First come, first served.
Private city-operated clay tennis courts are located at the Côte Saint-Luc Tennis Club (8215 Guelph Rd.), which was founded in 1959. Membership to the club is required for use of those courts and memberships are available by calling 514-487-7862.