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Platform Teams/Leagues

The Italian Center tennis teams compete in the Fairfield County Platform Tennis League, Fairfield county Women’s Platform Tennis League and the PaddlePro.com League.  The Italian Center and the league encourage sportsmanship, camaraderie and friendly competition in all matches. We have four men’s teams competing at all levels of league competition from Divisions 1, 3, 4 & 6.  Our women’s team began participating in league competition last year and is currently fielding teams in Divisions 6 and 9.

Men's Platform Tennis Options

2017-2018 Men’s Program options:

 Program #1 – League Includes league dues, Tuesday night instruction & play, FCTPL league matches, house league, practices, balls and refreshments.    D1 and D 3 begin 10/15. D5 & D7 begin 10/16.

Cost: $180/player, due by September 30

Program #2 – Social Focus on skill development, includes Tuesday night instruction & play, open round robins, House League and social events.                                 Cost: $120/player, due by September 30

Competition: FCPTL Men’s Teams                      

Saturday: Division 1 & 3 competitive morning matches beginning Oct 14

Saturday Morning: House League competitive matches at home beginning Oct 14

Sunday: Division 4 & 6 competitive morning matches beginning Oct 15

Thursday League: FCPTL League: Night matches start October 19  7:00pm-9:30pm

House League

This will be an internal league, with priority given to players not in the Saturday or Sunday lineup on a given weekend, followed by players looking for more match play. Play starts at 8:30am or 10:30am Saturday depending on the D1/D3 schedule. House League players may be called upon to play in FCPTL league matches if needed. 

Instruction

Paddle lessons, boot camp and clinics will be conducted by Alex on an individual and group basis for men, women and juniors of all levels. For an appointment, contact Alex via email diasalex@hotmail.com

Weekly Activities

Monday evenings;                 Open mixed matches 7:00- 9:30p.m. Starting September 25th.

Tuesday evening:                  Men’s Instruction, Round Robin & Open Play Starting Oct. 3rd

                                                        6:00-7:00pm    Instruction on court 3, Round Robin on courts 1&2

                                                        7:00-9:30pm    Round Robin on all courts       

Thursday afternoon:            Instruction by appointment, for men, women and children

Thursday evening:                7-9:30pm Men’s league play & practices starting October 19

 

Women's Platform Tennis Options

 

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2017-2018 Women’s Program

 Fall/Winter League FCWPTL, Divisions 6 & 9. Thursday matches 9:30a.m. beginning Oct. 19th. Team dues $55 per person. Team clinics: Wednesday & Friday mornings, $200/8 sessions. Interested players should contact Jackie Cameron at  cameronjackie128@gmail.com or Beth Cherico at bcherico@me.com

Spring League – PaddlePlayer.com League Runs April – June 2018. Dates and clinics TBD.

Weekly Activities

Monday evenings;                 Open mixed matches 7:00pm- 9:30pm starting September 25th.

Wednesday, Friday p.m.:   Open to reservations by any member on non-event days.

Tuesday evening:                  Men’s Instruction, Round Robin & Open Play Starting September 26

                     6:00pm-7:00pm    Instruction on court 3, Round Robin on courts 1&2

                     7:00pm-9:30pm    Round Robin on all courts

Thursday morning;             Women’s League play 9:30a.m.

Thursday afternoon:          Instruction by appointment, for men, women and children

Thursday evening:                7:00pm-9:30pm Men’s league play & practices starting October 6

Wednesday & Friday am   9:00am-10:30am Women’s league practice/clinic.

Saturday clinics:                    Beginners 11:00am-12:30pm, Intermediate/Advanced 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Saturday/Sunday am:          8:00am-12:00pm Men’s league play & practice starting October 1-2

Sunday afternoon:                Women’s Group Play