Kangaroo Valley Tennis Courts

Kangaroo Valley Tennis Courts



History

  • 1920, Kangaroo Valley's first public tennis court was constructed on private land opposite the Community Ambulance Centre station during an Australian tennis boom

  • 1950, the tennis court had flood lighting installed as electricity was available from 1947

  • 1979, Kangaroo Valley Tennis Club reformed at the Kangaroo Valley Public Hall. During this time, the tennis court was repaired and new flood lights were installed. This was accomplished by voluntary labour and was funded by the sale of the tennis court to Shoalhaven City Council.

  • 1980, the tennis court was resurfaced with synthetic grass which was the first court of this kind. At this time, public amenities (toilet) in Broughton Street were constructed and Council paid cash in lieu which funded the court resurfacing

  • 1981, the first club tournament occurred. In the following years, weekly club tennis began, Kangaroo Valley teams entered Saturday afternoon district competitions, and Kangaroo Valley night competitions commenced

  • 1987, club member Paul Turnuck’s entry won Shoalhaven Council’s Earth Week competition which proposed the creation, by the community, of Riverside Park including two new tennis courts. The project was subsequently endorsed as the major Australia Bi-centennial project for Kangaroo Valley. Then Council purchased the required land.

  • 1990, the tennis complex containing two tennis courts was opened.

  • 1996/7, two additonal synthetic grass courts were constructed, to compliment the two hard surfact tennis courts, funded by contribution of the club and Council. Soon after, the original court in Broughton Street was decommisioned.

  • 1997/8, Paul Turnock built the ‘Clubhouse’.

  • 2005, tennis court 2 was resurfaced

  • 2012, tennis court 3 was resurfaced

Features

  • 2 Hard Surface and 2 Synthetic Grass Tennis Courts

  • Fully Fenced

  • Available for hourly daytime hire 

  • Tennis clubhouse and shelters

  • Public Amenities available on Broughton Street

Regular users

  • Primary school coaching and private coaching

  • Mixed doubles night competitions

  • Members’ social Groups

  • Tennis Club members

  • Local schools

  • Non-members including Valley tourists

Fees and Charges 

  • Contact the Kangaroo Valley Tennis Club

Location

7 Broughton Street
KANGAROO VALLEY NSW 2541
 

Bookings

(02) 4465 1512

Tennis Club website


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