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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.
COURT / CLUBHOUSE AVAILABILITY
KEY CLUB BY-LAWS
  • Clubrooms and courts must be kept
    secure at all times when not being used.

     

  • 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 Tennis Club's Alcohol Policy.
     

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

  • Keys will 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.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

 

  • David McPherson (President)

  • Tim Heath (Secretary)

  • Warwick Honeycombe (Treasurer)

  • Vladimir Varga (Membership)

  • Adrian Chew LeeDon Sheldon
    Tim HarrisTim Hodgettse

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.

FROM THE ARCHIVES
LIFE MEMBERS

 

Deepdene Tennis Club's list of Life Members now comprises sixteen impressive individuals.

 

Five 'Life Members' emanate 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.

All of our Life Members are visible to the right.

Deepdene

 

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

St. Martins

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

Source:
Musuem Victoria, 1954