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Club News June 2024

New Staff Introductions 

    We are super excited to announce two new members to our amazing team! The first is Teaching pro Johnny Nguyen. Johnny first picked up a racquet in Toronto, Canada, 12 years ago and became the number one 4.5 tournament player in the nation in 2023.  He loves the game and enjoys sharing his passion with others through teaching and will be working with the adult program at the club. 

      The other new addition is Massage Therapist Kayla Mullen. Kayla is an amazing therapist with over 4 years of experience. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, and is a former collegiate athlete which gave her an even deeper understanding of the body. She is also offering a new client special which is a $70 for a 60 minute session! Other packages and rates are available at the front desk or call Kayla direct at 480-204-5728. 

 

Top Gun Singles Tournament

    Join us for the Top Gun Singles Tournament, open to both members and non-members, on Sunday, June 2nd at 10:30 a.m. This co-ed singles tournament features a round-robin draw with single no-add sets, ensuring plenty of exciting matches. If enough players register, we’ll organize two groups, with a total of 12 players competing. The champion will receive a coveted gold key swag box, including a water bottle, set of over grips, and a hat. Entry is just $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Don’t miss this chance to showcase your skills and compete for fantastic prizes!

 

Tennis Ice Cream Social

     Get ready to chill and thrill at our upcoming Ice Cream Social! This exclusive event is open to all members, including those on the wait list, so grab your partners and join us for some Social Mixed Doubles. Don’t have a partner? No worries, we’ll pair you up! All skill levels are welcome to participate. We’re turning up the cool factor with a freezer stocked full of assorted ice cream bars, perfect for a sunny day. After the games, take a dip in the pool to cool off and keep the fun going. The cost is just $10 per member to cover ice cream and ball expenses. We’re capping this event at 24 players with 2 alternates, but all members are encouraged to come hang out and cheer on their fellow players. Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 1st, at 6pm, and sign up through Wellness Living to secure your spot or call the front desk. 

 

Summer Team Tennis

     Get ready for an exciting month of tennis with our exclusive member-only Team Tennis event! Over four weekends—June 8, June 22, July 6, and July 20—four dynamic teams will compete: Team Cody, Team Johnny, Team Vitt, and Team Dinesh. Matches start at 6:30 p.m. and promise to be filled with thrilling action and friendly rivalry. Each participant pays $40, covering all four weekends, with dinner served after play to celebrate the day’s efforts. Adding to the fun, each evening has a unique theme: kick off with a Hawaiian Night on June 8, glow in vibrant 70’s Neon on June 22, showcase team pride on July 6 with Team Uniforms, and wrap up with the elegance of Wimbledon White on July 20. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to engage with fellow members, enjoy themed nights, and play some competitive tennis. Sign up today and be part of the action!  

 

Summer Camp Adventures Await!

     Discover our exciting summer camp programs at Gold Key Racquet Club! Both Recreational and Competitive Academy options are now available online at www.goldkeyracquetclub.com and in-person at our front desk. The first session of Elite Academy and Recreational Camp kicks off on June 3rd, spanning 8 weeks of fun and learning. Spots are limited, so secure yours today. Registering for Recreational Camp is easy; just pay a $100 deposit and select your desired sessions. For Pre-Elite or Elite Competitive Camp, connect with Director Luis Ridaura at luis@switacademy.com for further guidance. Start planning your summer full of tennis excitement now!

SWITA Junior Mixed Doubles 

    Join us for the SWITA Mixed Doubles Challenger, a USTA/WTN event, from June 14-16. This exciting tournament features an 8-game pro set format with a tiebreak at 8-all and regular scoring. Flights are based on WTN, with 4-8 teams per flight and divisions capped at 16 teams, seeded by the highest combined WTN. Prizes include $100 gift cards for first place, $60 gift cards for second place, and $30 gift cards for the consolation champions, with amounts subject to change based on participation. Don’t miss this competitive and rewarding event! For more details, contact Tournament Director Joseph Hicks.

 

Tecnifibre Demo Day!

      Join us on Saturday, June 29th, for Tecnifibre Demo Day, open to both members and non-members. This exciting event features a two-court clinic where participants can test out a variety of Tecnifibre rackets, discovering the perfect fit for their game. The cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills with top-of-the-line equipment and expert guidance. Mark your calendar and experience the difference a great racket can make!

Why You Should Play Tennis   

      Playing tennis offers a multitude of lifetime benefits that extend far beyond the court. Physically, it’s a full-body workout that enhances cardiovascular health, improves agility, and strengthens muscles, promoting overall fitness and well-being. The dynamic nature of tennis, with its quick movements and strategic gameplay, sharpens reflexes and coordination, attributes that remain valuable throughout life.

     Mentally, tennis is a game of strategy and focus, requiring players to anticipate their opponent’s moves and make split-second decisions. This mental agility translates into improved problem-solving skills, enhanced concentration, and the ability to stay calm under pressure, valuable traits in both personal and professional settings.  The social aspect of tennis also contributes to emotional well-being, providing opportunities to connect with others, build friendships, and cultivate a sense of community.

 

Got Ideas?

    If you have any ideas for instruction, activities or special events for the club, we would love to hear about them. Please email your ideas to  cody@goldkeyracquetclub.com . 

 

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