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Platform Teams/Leagues

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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 Division 1 through Division 8.  Our women’s team began participating in league competition last year and is currently fielding teams in Divisions 8 and 9.

Men's Platform Tennis Options

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2016-2017 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

Competition: FCPTL

Competition: FCPTL Men’s Teams                      

Saturday: Division 1 competitive morning matches beginning Oct 15

Saturday: Division 3 competitive morning matches beginning Oct 15

Saturday: House League competitive matches at home beginning Oct 15

Sunday: Division 5 competitive morning matches beginning Oct 16

Sunday: Division 7 competitive morning matches beginning Oct 16

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

League practices: Thurs Sept 29 @ 6:30pm-9:30pm; Sat Oct 1 and Sun Oct 2 @ 8:00am-11:00am; Thurs Oct 6 @ 6:30pm-9:30pm, Sun Oct 9 @ 8:00am-11:00am.  Players should attend at least 2 of 5 

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. 

FCPTL Teams Four weekend teams and two Thursday teams with 8 players in the lineup each week October-February. The Paddle Committee will choose 8 players to be frozen on each team. Players can call or e-mail the captains with

 

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

Women's Platform Tennis Options

 

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2016-2017 Women’s Program

 Fall/Winter League FCWPTL, Divisions 8 & 9. Thursday matches 9:30a.m. beginning Oct. 20th. Team dues $25 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 2017. 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   8:30am-10am Women’s league practice/clinic.

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

Saturday afternoon:             12:30pm-2:00pm Women’s group play

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

Sunday afternoon:                2:00pm-3:00pm, 3:00pm-4:00pm Junior clinics