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Tennis Practice

STC Code of Conduct


  • Set a positive example

  • Introduce yourself to new members

  • Play fairly; acknowledge good shots; shake hands at the end of every match

  • Be aware that children and beginners are always nearby copying behaviour

  • Anyone yelling, swearing, or abusing equipment or any of the STC facilities will be warned once, and then asked to leave the courts

  • If further reprimand is necessary, membership may be revoked with no fees returned



  • Be considerate of others

  • Be patient awaiting your turn to play; let others finish their game

  • Be prompt in leaving the court at the end of an hourʼs play

  • Return balls to other courts only when others are prepared to receive them

  • Wait until play has stopped on another court to get your ball

  • Return balls directly to others

  • Refrain from practicing your service return on ʻoutʼ serves

Dress Code

  • Proper tennis attire is required

  • Rubber-soled athletic shoes showing the current STC shoe tag must be worn at all times.

    • Players not wearing the tag may be asked to leave the court

  • No bare or stocking-feet, sandals, boots, roller blades/skates may be worn on STC courts

  • Tennis/athletic clothing must be worn

    • No cut-off shorts, bathing suits, or jeans may be worn on STC courts

Abuse, Harassment & Discrimination Policy

  • STC is a family club meant for everyone and has a strict policy against abuse, harassment and discrimination. You can read the full policy here.

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