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The Club

Find out when you can get on the courts, club etiquette, and some of the club's distinguished history.
  • Clubrooms and courts must be kept
    secure at all times when not in use.


  • Smoking is prohibited on the premises (clubroom, courts and outdoor area)

  • Proper tennis attire required,
    in particular footwear.


  • No alcohol on the courts.  Download Deepdene TC's Alcohol Policy.

  • Children under 13 years require supervision by a parent / guardian

  • Keys are not be loaned to non-members

Members have access to clubroom, courts and outdoor area at the above times, as permitted under the lease arrangement with the City of Boroondara, except under the following restrictions.


User Group Commitments

Authorised Competition Play - two courts per team

  • Monday to Thursday Nights (7.00pm - 10.00pm approx)

  • Tuesday Morning (9.30am - 12.00pm approx)

  • Saturday Afternoon (1.00pm - 4.30pm approx)

  • Sunday Morning (9.00am - 11.30am approx)

Toptenn Coaching Sessions


  • Monday to Thursday Evenings

  • Saturday Morning

Camberwell Grammar Training and Competition - all courts in Terms 1 & 4


  • Weekday Morning Training (7.30am to 8.30am)

  • Saturday Competition (8.00am to 12.00pm)


Deepdene Tennis Club's commitments are bound by written agreements.  In most cases, these user groups will not require the use of all four courts, however members wishing to access courts during these periods should speak with team captains, coaches or representatives of Camberwell Grammar School at the respective times.  Any disputes, please contact the Club President on 0407 517 599.



  • David McPherson (President)

  • Adrian Chew Lee (Vice President)

  • Tim Heath (Secretary)

  • Michael Young(Treasurer & Membership)

  • Don Sheldon, Paul Furlan, Caitlin Fitzpatrick

During the baby boom after World War II, when Deepdene Tennis Club wasn't being used for tennis it was a kindergarten.


Margaret Johnson, Mrs Bedgood and Mrs Menzies (brother in law of Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies) started the kindergarten.



Deepdene's list of Life Members now comprises 16 impressive individuals.


Five 'Life Members' are from the former
St Martins-in-Deepdene Tennis Club, and have continued to be recognised in the clubhouse, following its merger with Deepdene in 1999.​

Josie Pretty, John Viersen, Jan Larner,
Allen Pretty, Warwick Honeycombe,
Jack Kepert, Bert Pretty, Elizabeth Meikle, John Green, Michael Barden,
David McPherson, Don Sheldon

St. Martins-in-Deepdene

Jan Beaumont, Albert Parks,
John Kinlay, Bruce Hall, Beryl Mainon

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