La Jolla Tennis Club
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LJTC was chartered in 1923 and maintains nine city-owned courts as a public facility. The club provides the nets, wind screens, resurfacing, lights, maintenance, cleaning, and landscaping. In addition, LJTC contributes $2,000 yearly to the La Jolla High School for the additional courts needed each summer for the annual La Jolla Tennis Championships and free Junior Clinics. The LJTC free Junior Clinic is run for youth who might not otherwise find access to instruction. All juniors (18 and under) play free at the club.
The LJTC Board of Directors is responsible for running the tennis club as a non-profit service to the membership and the community of San Diego. The BOD usually meets on the first Tuesday of every other month in the pro shop at 6 PM. Check the newsletter or this ljtc.org web site for verification of meeting times. Members are always invited to attend. The minutes of all meetings are approved at the following meeting, and subsequently are available for review in the white member’s notebook located in the pro shop. Additionally, documents related to recent board activities may be made available for download below.
Any member interested in serving on the BOD may collect signatures of 10 other members and petition the BOD to run for election to the board in a December election when openings exist (see below). All members interested in serving on or understanding the work of the BOD are invited to consult the LJTC bylaws available below or to talk to any current or past Board member.
2017 Board of Directors: Bob Brobst (President), Nevanna Sacks (Vice President), Bob Glaser (Secretary), Jay Schiller (Treasurer), Jack Allen (Director), Sandy Arami (Director), Don Dombrow (Director), Frank Pedace (Director), Ralph Temple (Director).
To contact the Board by E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Historical Timeline of Court Development at LJTC by Bob Killion, Historian
- 1915: Courts 3, 4, & 5 donated by Helen Browning Scripps with lights on wood poles
- 1927 – 28: Court 1 built by City of San Diego
- 1938: Land on East side of Draper Street purchased by LJTC from Bishop’s School for $1000 & donated to S. D. City
- 1949: Courts 7 & 8 built by City of San Diego
- 1957 – 58: Court 2 built with funds donated by Las Patronas
- 1964: Court 6 built with matching funds from LJTC
- 1966: Court 9 built with matching funds from LJTC.
The Fall 2017 tournament potluck will be held at 4:00pm on Saturday, October 7th in front of the Pro Shop. Last names A-L please bring a salad or appetizer, last names M-Z please bring a side dish. Pizza, drinks, and dessert will be provided. We look forward to seeing you all there!
Our Fall 2017 members-only tournament is right around the corner! The entry deadline is Saturday, September 30th. Come join in on the fun! If you would like to play doubles but don’t have a partner, please contact Scott or Mike at the Pro Shop.
The Fall 2017 edition of our La Jolla Tennis Club newsletter – Court Clips – is here! You can view the newsletter by following This link.
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