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.