Long Park Tennis Club

At the southern end of Steve McLean Park, near the corner of Deer Park and Meadowlands, stands the Long Park Tennis Club (the club did not have its name changed when the park itself was renamed).

long park tennis club

A member of the Ontario Tennis Association, the club’s courts are open to members between mid April and early November. To become a member, call Cheryl Clarke at cclarke002@sympatico.ca or (613) 226-2369.

Membership fees for the 2017 season are:

**Memberships will be half-price as of August 1, 2017 (membership lasts until end of October)**
  • Family (parents & children under 18): $80 now $40
  • Single adult: $58 now $40
  • Student (enrolled full-time in college/university): $50 now $25
  • Junior (18 years and under): $32 now $16
  • New members must also pay a $15 key charge

long park tennis clubEntry to the courts is by a locked gate system which is necessary for insurance coverage. The lock is rekeyed every April; members who return their key at the end of a season do not have to pay a $10 key charge the following season.

Lessons 

Lessons for adults and children are available on request and summer camps will be offered to youth aged 7-12 years old. Memberships and lessons can be arranged by contacting Cheryl at cclarke002@sympatico.ca or (613) 226-2369.

We are fortunate to have two fully qualified instructors working with the club this year. Arthur Cuenco has worked with Long Park for many years and has advanced instructing credentials. Matthew Lavryssen has joined us this summer and is working with a number of clubs to offer lessons and run summer camps.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT LESSONS (Beginning July 12th)

The next set of five one-hour lessons at Long Park will start Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. If numbers warrant, we may offer junior lessons at 6 p.m. and adult lessons at 7 p.m. Otherwise, we will have a combined group of adults and juniors starting at 6:30.

Cost: $55 for a package of five one-hour lessons

When: Starting Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Arthur and Matthew are working together and offer private and semi-private lessons. They can be reached at ptitennis2017@gmail.com. Their rates are

Arthur–Private $70/hr; semi-private $40 each/hr

Matthew–Private $25/hr; semi-private $15 each/hr

Where: Long Park Tennis Club, 1170 Deer Park Road at the corner of Meadowlands and Deer Park Road

long park tennis clubThe club has been in operation since the 1960s and, since 1991, has been operated by a small group of neighbourhood volunteers, under the auspices of the City of Ottawa. The aim is to provide a safe and good environment within the Fisher Heights area where families can enjoy recreational tennis.

Tennis Club Executive Contacts

Adrian Lungu    amlungu@yahoo.com

Earl Brown         ebrown@uottawa.ca

Cheryl Clarke    cclarke002@sympatico.ca

Wendy Burpee  wendym.burpee@gmail.com

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