More people participate in tennis for the social interaction more than for any other reason.
Gemba Research, commissioned by Tennis Australia, shows the following motivations:
- Social interaction (42%)
- Relaxation (26%)
- Fitness (21%)
- Competition (11%)
It just so happens that Kiama Tennis Club is big on social tennis. Club membership including all social tennis is available for adults from $135 per year (less than $3 a week!).
Here is a snapshot of our regular social tennis events (subject to change):
BUT FIRST — GUIDELINES for weekend social play (please read)
Every Sunday afternoon from 2pm or even earlier:Just arrive and make yourselves known. Non members are welcome for $10. Ask for Jackie Parker who arranges Sunday social. You will enjoy the casual atmosphere and famous Kiama Tennis banter on the courts.
Monday mornings at 9am Ladies social tennis. Non-members welcome at $10 per session.
Tuesday Morning Early Gents from 7.30am. BBQ first Tuesday of the month. Just come along and join this vibrant group. You will get a good hit of tennis and generous banter.
Tuesday afternoon – after 3pm a long established group of core members who would welcome new participants. Arrive and ask for Brian or Gerda Keast, Charles Sugar or Ray Hudson.
Wednesday mornings – Mixed tennis (ladies and gents) is growing in popularity on Wednesday mornings from 8am – Give it a go. Visitors $10.