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: email@example.com
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.
Photos from the recent 100th Annual La Jolla Tennis Championships are now available online! Photos can be found on the “Photos” page of our website, located here.
The Fall 2016 Pizza/Potluck will be on Saturday, October 8th at 4 p.m. Last names A-L: Please bring Salads/Appetizers. Last name M-Z: Please bring side dishes. Pizza, Desserts, and Drinks will be provided. All LJTC members are welcome.
We are extremely excited to be hosting the 100th annual La Jolla Tennis Championships this summer! The tournament is sure to be the biggest thing in town for the entire 3 week duration. More information can be found on our tournament page here! Be sure to register to play, and we hope to see you there!
Fundraising Donor List - Here is a list of the generous members of our club and community who have donated towards our capital improvement efforts. We thank you all for your generosity and investment into our community! This link can also be found on our “Membership” page.
Hello fellow LJTC Members! Please read through our Fund Raising Letter to see if you would like to be part of our effort to make capital improvements to our wonderful club! New foundations for courts 3 & 4 and a new Pro Shop are two of our biggest goals, and you can help get us there!
It’s time to enjoy Fall once again! Grab your Pumpkin Spice Latte’s and head over to La Jolla Tennis Club to enjoy our annual Fall Tournament and some great tennis! Here is the Fall 2015 LJTC Newsletter: Court Clips Fall 15
Golden Spoon has been one of our sponsors for many years now! We thank their continued support of our club and tournaments, and of course for their delicious frozen yogurt! Go try Golden Spoon yourself, Today!