Rosny Park, Tasmania, 21 March 2019 | Tennis Tasmania

Rosny Park Tennis Club is preparing for a weekend of non-stop tennis.

To celebrate the completion of its deck and awning project, the club is hosting a 24-hour tennis-a-thon from 8am on Saturday 30 March to 8am on Sunday 31 March. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome to be involved, with a number of ticketed events included to help raise money for Melanoma Tasmania.

City of Clarence mayor Doug Chipman will attend, making a presentation at 4pm.

Time Activity How to get involved
8am – 9am ANZ Tennis Hot Shots red ball
9am – 10am ANZ Tennis Hot Shots orange ball
10am – 11.15am ANZ Tennis Hot Shots green ball
11am – 12.30pm Junior League matches
12.30pm – 3pm Super 10s matches
3pm – 4pm Fitbit Cardio Tennis Book a place ($10)
4pm – 7pm Exhibition matches
7pm – 9pm Come and try, tennis party Book a place ($10)
9pm – 7am 10-hour overnight challenge (5 x 2 hour sessions available) Book a place ($10)
7am – 8am Over 70s morning challenge Book a place ($10)

The club will also run a raffle throughout the tennis-a-thon and offer spot prizes for participants and spectators. Everyone is encouraged to dress up, with prizes for the best dressed.

A silent action includes items signed by Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal.

Melanoma Tasmania, a local not-for-profit organisation, will also be on site and offering UV skin damage checks for a gold coin donation.

Kiosk and barbecue food will be available, with Devonshire Tea served between 3pm – 5pm.

For more information, contact Angie Flynn on 0439 636 241 or Kevin Jones on 0419 101 466.