We wanted to get this out today before April Fool’s Day – this weather, jeesh!
The Round Robins all wrapped up this week. Even with the few rainouts, everyone had fun. We’ll be looking to have some additional events next season and we’ll also be looking for volunteers to run them.
On March 5, FHPC hosted the 2023 Winter Beginner Tournament. 16 members competed in a round robin format. Players and volunteers enjoyed the weather and had a great time! Congrats to the winners:
Spring Fling was a huge success. The weather couldn’t have been better. Terri & her helpers did a great job organizing. We heard many and only good things about the food, thanks to Sipps Catering. Leftovers were delivered to the FH and Rio fire departments. The entertainment was wonderful, thanks Evonne! Thanks to Paddletek (Phil), Jigsaw (Emily) and Joola (Amy) for providing door prizes. Jim and Ron did a fabulous job, as always, on the 50-50 collecting (with a little nudge) just over $1400!! Congrats to Layne and Kerry who each took home the winners share. A big thanks to Terri and all the volunteers. Photos and a fun video will be posted in the photo gallery and Facebook shortly.
There are only a few minor changes to the April schedule, removing the Round Robins and Clinics. At-A-Glance can be found on the website and posted at the courts.
Tuesday, April 4, the club is sponsoring the Town’s Return to Recess at the West Courts from 4:00-5:30, all 6 courts will be in use. This program is focused on getting kids outside to play! Fountain Hills Recreation has partnered with multiple community groups to bring youth ages 8-14 a program that teaches them new sports, one week at a time. If you’d like to help coach, please Contact Us . You can also just come by and watch the kids, they’re a fun group!
On Thursday, April 6, Jigsaw will be filming at the West Courts at 9:00 AM during Advanced Play. Please wear your club shirts and remember to smile!
As of May 1, we’ll be switching to the Summer schedule which will have skill level times ending earlier in the day due to the heat. We’ll also open the guest policy to all member play times.
Summer court construction heads up. The East Courts will be repainted and West Courts 1 – 4 will be resurfaced. Tentative dates are late May and early June. We will send specific dates and parking details as this gets closer.
For those of you leaving for the season, safe travels. Look for a survey and renewal information during the summer.
Some ongoing reminders:
Some members are still experiencing issues for schedules with the mobile app with the Safari web browser. While we continue to look at this issue, using Chrome or another browser does not prompt a Captcha request.
If you have not visited our Facebook page for a while, there are Tournament and Round Robin and Spring Fling pictures and a special recognition for one of our own!
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