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Adult Tennis

Contact: Metin Yetisir (613) 804 7988 or metin.yetisir[at]

“Tennis has given me soul.” – Martina Navratilova.

“Tennis is, more than most sports, a sport of the mind.” – Rafael Nadal.

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” – Arthur Ashe.

The adult tennis programs (updated on 2022 April 15) includes a league, ladder, tournaments, social tennis and other events:

New Players

Saturday Moring Learn-to-Play Tennis (Courts 1-4, 9am-11am) – This program is geared towards players new to the club and want to learn tennis. It is a 4 week training session (Saturday mornings at 9am) covering the basic rules and techniques of tennis. Players who would like to join the club after participating in the Learn-to-Play Tennis program, can upgrade to full membership (minus the fees paid for the learn-to-play program). The program will start on May 7. A second session of Learn-to-Play Tennis is scheduled to start on June 4.

Skill Development with a Ball Machine  – Saturday mornings at 9am after the Learn-to-Play Tennis program ends.  Ball machine will be setup for practice and the Assistant Tennis Coordinator will be available for assistance and instructions.


Monday Evening Beginner/Intermediate Round Robins (Courts 1-4, 5:30-7:30 pm) – All players of varying skill levels are welcome for a “fun” evening of tennis round robins. Emphasizing the “fun” aspects of the game, teams are re-arranged after every match. All skill levels are welcome. Starts on May 16. If interested, simply drop by on Mondays, five minutes before 6:30pm. First-come-first served to a maximum number of 16 players.

Tuesday Evening Intermediate/Advanced Tennis House League (Courts 1-5, 6:30-8:30 pm) – Play in pre-arranged teams according to the skill level. New balls will be provided and covered by the house league fee. Starts on May 24.

Wednesday Evening Singles Round Robin (Courts 1-4, 6:30-8:30pm) – Players are seeded and matched according to their skill levels and, also, handicapped by using the Donders Handicap System to give all players an equal chance to win. If interested, simply drop by on Wednesdays, five minutes before 6:30pm. Starts on May 25.

Thursday Evening Intermediate/Advanced Round Robins (Courts 1-5, 6:30-8:30 pm) – Doubles round robins start with random teams and re-arranged based on the king-of-hill format. Matches are 10 games long. If interested, simply drop by on Thursdays, five minutes before 6:30pm. First-come-first served to a maximum number of 20 players. Starts on May 26.

Tennis Lessons – Adult tennis lessons and ball machine practices are offered by Kurt Zhou (DRYTC Assistant Tennis Coordinator) for $25/hr. Please contact Kurt at (zhouk.04[at] for more information.

Club Closing Team Competitions – Date to be determined. Details to follow.

Club Championships – Singles, doubles and mixed-doubles: Dates to be determined.

Court Etiquette

Please note all players (members and non-members) must tag courts before play – see Tagging Rules, and are encouraged to abide by the following rules of etiquette – see Court Etiquette.

Priority Courts

Courts 1-4 for Adult Tennis

Non-Member Use

The public are very welcome to use the courts at the DRYTC for a current day use fee ($5 for juniors, $10 for adults and $15 for families) for a maximum 3 times, after then a membership is required. There is a small lockbox attached to the fence outside of Court 1 to deposit your day fee.


For membership please register online.

Basic membership  $50
Adult Tennis$250
New Adult Tennis$135
Family $525
Jr. Tennis$50
Day Use (please pay in the clubhouse, or put cash in the box across the viewing hut$10 (adult), $5 (Jr.), $15 (family)