The Beach Haven Tennis Club is a community
group, which is an incorporated club
to enable it to provide all levels of play
through Tennis North Harbour.
The club has its four tennis courts at
Shepherds Park, off Cresta Avenue.
Latest Turf Project
The courts are ready for
Wednesday evening all 4 courts were in use.
After that the weather played havoc making
come and have a hit, keep the following in
Artificial courts take time to
bed in. The sand needs to be worked into the
fibres and the best way to improve their
playability is by using them. So, we want to
encourage everyone to get playing on them asap
or, even if it’s just to go for a run around
the edges. The more you stamp the better
There will be dead spots and
funny bounces for a little while so please
bear with us. As the courts cover a huge area
members are encouraged to take note of any
problem areas and feed that information back
to Walter so they can be remedied.
The sand is wet, so it will
take longer to work into the fibres at this
time of year than if installation happened
during the summer. But the advantage of doing
it now is that we’ll be ready for the new
At the moment a lot of the
sand is sat on top of the turf, but in a few
weeks the sand may not be visible at all,
having worked its way down into the fibres. A
second sand drop and groom will likely be
required before the courts are perfect.
The new courts won’t play
exactly like the old ones. The previous courts
were nearly 15 years old and had compacted to
form a very hard and fast surface. The new
turf will likely be slower and softer
are now on-line, Click
the Interclub details for the 2016/2017
here or use the link on the Interclub page
Bakers Delight Tournament
Bakers Delight Birkenhead has agreed to
tournament for another year.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH !!
Please support our sponsor by visiting the
shop and buy some
of the delicious products available.
Haven Tennis Shirts and Caps
Tennis shirts and caps can be
ringing Walter Dijkgraaf,
phone: 483 3749
There are 3 styles, Unisex Polo &
Tee and a women’s V-neck
All are white with blue trim and have
the club logo on the left side
to view the details and the order form
Lost and Found
number of clothing items have been
floating around in the club house for some
A clothing rack has been added to the club
house furniture with the left behind items
on coat hangers or hanging from clips.
Have a browse next time and feel free to
recover your lost property.
morning tennis session is open for all
members and is going strong.
Why not come along to hit a few balls in
a relaxed atmosphere.
Play starts at 9:00 AM.
On the first Wednesday in the month the
Bakers Delight Tournament is played.
The prize is a voucher for $20 to be
redeemed at our sponsor:
Bakers Delight Birkenhead.