The Paris Tennis Club 2021

I trust that everyone had a safe and happy winter filled with as much outdoor activities as you desired. Now the birds begin to sing and the tennis courts begin to shine! Spring is officially here and the obvious questions then present….. When are the nets going up? How can I get a membership? When can I get a Key to the courts?

I’m happy to let you know that the nets will be going up at the beginning of April. You can get your PTC Membership online NOW! Yes that’s right, NOW! simply log onto our site and register for your membership. Our Club Opening Day is set for April 24th 10am-2pm (weather dependant). At which point you can pick up your key and meet some of of our board members, coaches and other players from your community.

If you are new to the club, welcome! We are looking forward to meeting you and sharing our passion for tennis. We have an annual tradition, we welcome our members to come out on Opening Day with some leaf bags, garbage bag, a rack (if you have one), a pair of gloves and help us tidy around the courts picking up all the leaves & winter debris. This is just one of our opportunities to show the school and the county how much we appreciate these 4 beautiful courts that are well maintained in our community.

We are looking at kicking off our Jr. Programming at the beginning of May weather dependant. Registration for our Programs will be online as well. We will be holding tryouts for everyone interested in Jr. Programming on Saturday May 1st from 10am-1. Please email your registration for this day to Coach Jourdyn. Please indicate your child(rens) Name, Age and Time slot.

Tryout Schedule:

Then there is the big pink elephant in the room that everyone is exhausted hearing about and talking about but is essential. Yup, that’s right, COVID! The PTC follows the guidelines that are put into place by the OTA (Ontario Tennis Association) and work with the County of Brant to ensure that safe play is top priority. The County looks after sanitation stations around the courts along with porta potty. It is important that we respect the rules that are put in place as Tennis is a sport that we all love and want to have available to us. The rules are constantly changing so please keep yourself informed and know that we are in this together.

Yours in Good Health,
PTC Board

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Good morning Club members,

As we all know the courts are on school property.  This means that we do not have full control of playable time. School is back in action and we have to respect their very tight restrictions on time as a precaution that they the school board has put in place for property use.  

How does this effect the Paris Tennis Club you ask?  
This means that we do not have access to the courts between the hours of 8-6pm. This means even if the courts are empty (we know this is heart breaking) no one may access the courts throughout the daytime.  
Our slotted times for the club are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday starting at 6pm. We will be using this time to complete our Jr lessons on 1 courts and have access to 2 courts for adult play, leaving one court open to the public. 

I’m sorry if this has impacted your regular play time. We all are wanting to soak up as much outdoor play time As possible. 

Please stay kind and cooperative as we wrap up our season. 

Julie Tranmer
A Note from the County Office regarding Tennis Court Hours 

Hi everyone, the County has put together a schedule for the usage of the tennis courts starting Tuesday September 8, 2020.  Due to the courts not being available until 6:00pm and the lights not being operational we thought this was the best moving forward.

Paris Tennis Club will operate the following days and times below as they need to have their youth program finished up
Monday’s, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 6pm- until dark
Saturdays 9am-11am.
There will be one court open for public asses during all the above times.
They would like the Saturday & Sunday Sept 26 & @7 for their end of year championships.

Pickle Ball  
Will have the designated time Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:00pm until dark. There will need to be one court left open for public access.
We are suggesting if pickle ball users are interested in daytime use, they use Poplar Hills Park, or the Buford Community centre (these courts have just been re done).
We recognize this year has been very difficult with the lights, not being able to use the courts earlier and etc., we appreciate everyone’s cooperation.

Lisa Koekoek 
Recreation Coordinator
Hi everyone,
We have received more information and a definitive answer from the school board regarding court usage before 6pm. Unfortunately, we have not been given permission to use the courts prior to 6pm during the weekdays. This affects our scheduled lesson groupings on Monday and Wednesday evenings. The new lesson time changes are effectively immediately. Here are the new lesson hour changes (please note that they differ slightly from the proposed adjustments):

Monday’s 4pm-5pm would change to Monday’s 6pm-7pm
Monday’s 5pm-6pm would change to Monday’s 7pm-8pm
Wednesday’s 4pm-5pm would change to Thursday’s 6pm-7pm
Wednesday’s 5pm-6pm would change to Thursday’s 7pm-8pm

My apologies for the change midway through the season. Please let me know if these new time spots do not work for you. We will try to come up with a solution or reimburse you for the remainder of the season. Thank you for all your cooperation and consideration. 
Coach Jourdyn

Latest Newsletter – Junior Programming assignments are in!

Please note that we will be asking all program participants to respect the following, due to the current COVID situation:

These Submissions will be Mandatory for all Club Members, both Junior and Adult, beginning on Monday, June 8th.

Hello Tennis Players!

Thank for your interest in our 2020 season and your participation in our first ever week of Junior Tryouts (Try-it-outs?).

We’re very happy to be able to offer lessons to the majority of all of our participants. 

Emails have been sent out. Please check your inbox for your lesson groupings, with Coach Jourdyn, Coach Dora and Coach Tom.
If you were expecting to hear form me, and you have not, I may have an out of date or missing contact for you. Please send me an email directly to, with the name and age of your student and your contact information.

Online Program Purchase Links: 

If Junior Membership Still Required:

Participant Information Link (required – waiver): We are set to begin lessons on This Week on Monday, Tuesday AM,Wednesday, and Thursday. 

In the even of inclement weather communication to reschedule will come from your coach directly.

Thanks for your participation in our sport.


Tom Tranmer
& the Paris Tennis Club Team

The PTC Championship finals

Last call to register for the 2019 PTC championship finals. We want to see you all there for our last tournament before the winter hits.

PTC Championship Finals 2019
Where:Paris Tennis Club 231 Grand River St. N, Paris
When: Sept 27th-29th Events:
Junior Fun Day:
Social Doubles Tournament: Competitive Singles Tournament
Registration due: Friday Sept 20th, 2019 $10 fee for non-members

Summer’s Over, Hello Fall

We have a Canadian Grand Slam Champion! Congratulations to Bianca Andreescu for her US OPEN 2019 Title Victory over Serena Williams!
Welcome to the Paris Tennis Club

Club Championship Weekend: September 27-29, 2019 Come Join us for a great weekend of Tennis Events to wrap up Season 2019, including:

No Cost for Club Members for All Events, but Advance Registration will be required.

Email Today to secure your registration spot in the Championship

Some Notes: Minimum/Maximum numbers required to run programming.

  • Junior Fun Day: 6 participants min
  • Social Doubles Tournament: 12 participants min / 32 participants max
  • Competitive Singles Tournament: 16 participants min (8 each for ELITE and STANDARD divisions). 48 players max.

Singles divisions will be based on the 2019 Ladder Play with PTC and Dufferin Club Members. Players with match history will receive seeds and byes into the tournament draws.

Format will follow a double loss-elimination bracket so players will fall into a relegation bracket with their first loss.

RULES For the SINGLES and DOUBLES tournaments: 
Each Round of Play will be first TWO of THREE mini-sets to FOUR games, win by two. A tiebreaker to 7 points will be played at 3-3. Early Rounds will be played with no-ad (deciding point), and the third “set” will be played as a 10-point tiebreaker. Later matches will be full games, based on court scheduling and availability.

DOUBLES TEAMS will play a ROUND ROBIN SCRAMBLE format. Your entry into the tournament is as a solo and you will be paired up with a new partner each round. Keep track of your games and sets won to determine Doubles Champions for 2019!

Club Nights for social play continue through the end of September, on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights. Come on out and get your hits in before the winter comes along and shuts us down for the season.

Lessons from Monday for Juniors have been consolidated onto Wednesday nights for the remainder of the season to best accommodate players and coaches. We may be looking at a time bump as the month progresses to begin all sessions at 5:30 in order to take best advantage of the available light.

Hope to see you soon!

Brant County Club Championships 2019

More Info Coming Soon. We are looking at an All-Brant Club Championship this year, open to Paris and Dufferin members, around September 28-29 with: 

  • a Competitive Singles tournament final, with seedings established from the Season Competition Ladders
  • A FUN Doubles Scramble Social Tournament (sign up as solo, partners scrambled for each match) – All Players\Skills are Welcome
  • A Junior Fun Day – Play and Practice session with Fun tennis games and activities and Red-Court play

PTC Summer Lessons and Programming Updates

Happy Summer Everyone,

I just wanted to jump in here with a quick message regarding the conclusion of our first week of 8-sessions, and the availability of lessons packages for the remainder of the outdoor season. We will be planning lessons through the end of September, so stay sharp for the Club Championships by renewing in a lesson series today.

First off, a big thanks to everyone with their patience with the weather delays this season. It has reminded me how much headache could be saved if we had facilities that could accommodate practices in the rain 😛

We have some VERY exciting Tennis initiatives and partnerships for 2019 in our community to announce in the coming weeks, so stay tuned to the PTC newsletter and make sure to enjoy all the hits you can this season.

Lesson Series Renewals and Registration

Spots in lesson groupings are available now to any and all interested players, and also NEW OPTIONS are available via the new SUMMERflex Lesson program (see below).

Spring Season Wrap-up

  • Monday (Red & Orange) – 2 Sessions Remaining : Last Session July 15
  • Wednesday (Green) – Last Session July 3 THIS WEEK
  • Thursday (Red) – Last Session July 4 THIS WEEK
  • Friday (Green & Adult) – OFF THIS WEEK July 5 – Beginning again 7/12/2019
  • Saturday (Red) – Last Session July 6  SummerFun Tournament July 13th

SummerFun Tournament 2019: 
Save the Date July 13th

Come join us for the Third Annual SummerFun Tennis Tournament, to be held on: Saturday, July 13th (Rain-Date: July 14th) at Paris Tennis Club, with the following schedule:

• 10 am – 12 pm RED Level games and activities for Juniors
• at 12 pm SIGN-IN for Junior Competitive Tournament
• 12 pm – 1 pm BBQ LUNCH ($) for All Juniors and Volunteers
• 1 pm – 4 pm Junior Competitive Tournament
• 4 pm – 5 pm Open Court Play, Demos and Warm-Up
• at 5 pm SIGN IN for Adult Competitive Tournament
• 5 pm – 6 pm BBQ DINNER ($) for all Adults and Volunteers
• 5 pm – 10:30 pm Adult Tournament
• Singles (Division 1 / Division 2)
• Doubles (Mixed Teams)

Tournament Entry will be FREE for all Paris Club Members. Food available at additional cost.
Register today with an email to, or online at to secure your spot in the tournament. Registration for each section of the draws will be open to drop-ins until the event starts, but advance registrations will help us to plan and organize the event for player numbers.

NEW Lesson Series DATES and NEW Coaching Assignments 

** NEW ** SUMMERflex Lesson Options –
or those with many summer plans

For those looking to keep it loose this summer, but still add in weekly lessons and practice for both Juniors and Adults when you can, Paris Tennis Club is now offering $20 per lesson drop-in programming for ALL AVAILABLE* 1.5h program slots and $10 per lesson for all 1h lessons. Players with advance registrations will always receive priority placement for available practice slots. If program is full, due to court or coaching availability, then no additional drop-in players will be accepted.
Available Programming Includes:

  • ** NEW ** Wednesday 6:30pm  Green Ball 1.5h Session with Dora and Jourdyn Coaching and increased player cap-limit of 12.
  • ** NEW ** Thursday 6:00pm Ladies Only Summer Clinic with Coach Dora 
  • All 1.5h Junior Lesson Programming
  • Friday 6:00pm Adult Intermediate Lesson Programming with Coach Dora

And for $10, drop in to any 1h Junior Program:

  • All Red Level Lessons 

*Please note, lesson space availability must be confirmed via email in advance of drop-in session. Unconfimred participants will be turned away if the session is filled up. **Payment of lesson fees can be provided in-person to the staff on hand or coach, or in advance with online payment via Stripe Credit Card with our new “Submit a Payment” form.

Looking forward to seeing you on the courts.


Tom Tranmer
Paris Tennis Club

Tennis Ladder Competition

Dufferin Tennis Club & Paris Tennis Club

June 24-August 25, 2019 

Women’s                          Men’s                           Juniors

 Sponsored by.     

with cooperation of:

Dufferin Club of Brantford

Structure of Ladder Competition 


  • A maximum of 30 players per ladder
    • Men’s Division I and II, 
    • Women, 
    • Doubles, & 
    • Junior Ladder Division I & II


  • Best of 3 sets
  • Players score their own matches
  • Playing with ads


  • A ladder will be displayed on the website showing all the players names. (participants will be provided their own login info asap)
  • When players win a match against somebody above them – they switch places on the ladder.
  • The match results must be submitted by 2pm each Sunday  
  • Players submit their scores on the website that they will be able to access with their personal login, or via email to 


  • The start of the ladder competition is June 24th and conclusion date is August 25th. Players will be given an opponent each week, and matches must be played in the period between Monday – Sunday of that week.


  • The winners are the persons at the top of each of their respective ladders on the finish date of August 25, 2019.
  • The winners will get


& BABOLAT TENNIS RACQUET (1 per competition ladder)

  • The TOP 8 players in each ladder will represent Dufferin & Paris Tennis Clubs at the “Inter Club Competition 2020”
  • Home court for the “Inter Club Competition” will be Paris Tennis Club

ALSO, we will have:

  • Player of the week awards
  • Player of the month awards
  • Most improved players award


Please Include: