The Rothesay Tennis Club is located in the heart of Rothesay New Brunswick. We have four Har-Tru courts nestled among the trees. There are plenty of activities to suit everyone’s tennis game. Whether you wish to play in a friendly mixed social, take a few lessons, or play on competitive teams, RTC offers all this and more.
Hours of Operation:
6:00am to 11:00pm
Seven days a week!
Hours may vary on Holidays and dates of special events.
BREAKING NEWS - New Pricing for JUNIORS, STUDENTS and FAMILIES and ADULTS under 40!
FAMILY (Both Adults over 40) $400 (same as 2018)
ADULT (Over 40) $275 (same as 2018)
FAMILY (one adult is under 40) $250 (SAVE $150 from 2018)
ADULT (under 40) $175 (SAVE $100 from 2018)
JUNIOR (18 and under) $35 (SAVE $40 from 2018)
STUDENT (enrolled in the fall 2019) $35 (SAVE $65 from 2018)
OUT of TOWN LIMITED FAMILY MEMBERSHIP $200 (New Offering)
OUT of TOWN LIMITED ADULT MEMBERSHIP $150 (New Offering)
*OUT of TOWN means that your primary residence is at least 100km away from Rothesay. Limited means that if you happen to be in town all summer, we would like you to purchase a full membership. If you are here sporadically throughout the summer or for a few weeks of the summer, this is the package for you.
HOW TO JOIN
STEP 1 : Send the appropriate payment to firstname.lastname@example.org by email transfer. (If you need to choose a password choose Tennis2019)If you prefer you can also send a check to the Rothesay Tennis Club at 4 Tennis Court Road, Rothesay, NB, Canada E2E 5W4. We no longer use PayPal.
STEP 2: If you would be so kind, please email us to tell us about your payment and the names of your family members.(when applicable)
Family, Senior, and Student members of the Rothesay Tennis Club have acces to our courts. You are welcome to join our doubles leagues and participate in Tuesday Night Tennis. All members can represent our club at tournaments and help grow the sport of tennis in the Rothesay community!
A Junior Membership provides kids with an extra opportunity to play outside of our Junior clinics and a chance to join the Rothesay Tennis Team. There is supervised tennis every Wednesday afternoon until 5:00pm and Team Practice on Fridays. We will offer Mini Tournaments throughout the summer on Saturdays too!
History of the Club
In 1898 John H Parks deeded a property along the road now called Tennis Court Rd to James F. Robertson. Four red clay courts with nets soon graced the land, with the lines chalked in by hand. In 1902 the Rothesay Lawn Tennis Club held its first annual meeting. Within a year, 66 members served, volleyed and lobbed tennis balls on the dusty courts.
Rupert Turnbull donated a trophy for what became known as the annual Turnbull Cup of round-robin club play, the first handicapped club tournament in all of Canada.
Over the years the courts have switched to different tennis surfaces first starting as red clay, then switching to had court and then back to har-tru which it is now.
In 1915, a 15 year old boy named Hazen Short began to play tennis. Natural talent and constant practice paid off. Four years later, Hazen Short won the provincial triple crown (men's singles, men's doubles, and mixed doubles) and the maritime Doubles championship with Rothesay partner Campbell Mackay. Through his years of playing, he won 44 provincial titles and Maritime championships.