Court Booking Policy

Please read carefully

  • Only members can book courts – non members may not book a court at any time.

 

Timing & Procedures

  • Courts may be booked 3 days in advance starting at 7 am.  For example, at 7 am on Tuesday you may book a court for Thursday between 7 am and 11 pm.
  • Courts may be booked by logging in to www.valleytennisclub.com or through one of the monitors by calling or visiting the club.  The telephone number for phone bookings is 416-440-0645.  YOU MAY NOT BOOK A COURT BY LEAVING A PHONE MESSAGE.                                                                                                   
  • You may only have 2 hours of court time booked in the system at one time. Once your court booking begins, you may book another hour.
  • A member cannot play or book a court the hour before or after an event they are in (ie Teams, Tournaments or House League). However, if the courts are not busy then and there is an available court, the member is free to use it.
  • A minimum of two players is required to claim a court.
  • When booking a court the opponents’ name(s) must be identified otherwise “guest” must be chosen.  A $10.00 guest fee must be paid online or to the monitor before you claim the court.
  • The club clock is the official time for the club.

 

Singles Booking

  • Members playing singles may book 1 hour at a time.  You may only have your name associated with two non-consecutive 1 hour singles bookings at one time.  For example, you may have a 1 hour court booked Tuesday evening and Wednesday evening.  You may not be booked on another court until the Tuesday court booking time has passed. 
  • From 7 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday members may book up to 2 hours of non-consecutive court time per day. 
  • Between 6 pm and 11 pm Monday to Friday members may only book 1 hour per day. 
  • On Saturdays and Sundays, members may book up to 2 hours of non-consecutive court time per day. 

 

Doubles Booking

  • Members playing doubles may book 2 consecutive hours for play in the following times:
    • Between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm Monday – Friday
    • All day Saturday and Sunday excluding public hours.
  • Between 6 pm and 11 pm Monday to Friday, members playing doubles may only book 1 hour per day.
  • All 4 names must be identified in the online booking. 
  • No more than 2 guests may be on court in a doubles match.

 

Guests

  • Members may bring up to 2 guests a month but no guest may come more than 3 times per season even if they come with different members.
  • Members must enter their guest's name with the court booking at the time of booking the court.
  • A guest fee of $10.00 per guest must be paid online or to the Court Monitor before going on the court. (Please bring exact change). If there is no Court Monitor on duty, you will need to pay the guest fee within a week of the court time. If you don't, your court booking privileges will be suspended until you pay the guest fee.

 

Lesson Court Booking

  • Only Valley Tennis Club Pros or Court Monitors are allowed to book courts for lessons - members can't book courts for lessons. Members are not allowed to bring outside Pros to give them lessons during Valley Tennis Club hours. Only Valley Tennis Club Pros are allowed to give lessons to members during club hours. 

 

Court Cancellations

  • Courts must be cancelled online or by speaking with a monitor by 3 hours before the scheduled court time.
  • Court no shows will not be tolerated - 2 no shows by a member will result in loss of court booking privileges for 1 week; 3 no shows by a member will result in loss of court booking privileges for a month and 4 no shows will result in loss of court booking and playing privileges for the remainder of the season.

 

Juniors

  • Juniors are welcome to book courts anytime during the day Monday to Friday and on weekends.  After 6 pm Monday to Friday, juniors must be playing with an adult member of the club.
  • Juniors must book a court by speaking with a club monitor in person or by calling 416-440-0645.  Courts may be booked up to 3 days in advance.
  • Juniors may bring up to 2 guests a month. The junior member must pay the $10.00 guest fee for each guest (regardless of their age) before going onto the court. No guest may come to the club more than 3 times to play in a season even if they come with other members.

 

Other

  • Prime Time is as follows:
    • Monday to Friday 6 pm to 11 pm
    • Saturday all day - 8 am to 9 pm
    • Sunday  all day - 8 am until 7 pm
  • A reserved court is held until 10 minutes after the hour. If the members do not arrive on court within 10 minutes of their court start time, the booking is forfeited unless there is no one on the court.

 

Public Hours

  • Public Hours at Valley Tennis Club are 9 pm - 11 pm on Saturdays, 7 pm – 11 pm on Sundays and 9 pm - 11 pm on Holidays (2019: Victoria Day-May 20, Canada Day-July 1, Civic Holiday-August 5, Labour Day-September 2 and Thanksgiving-October 7).
  • The courts are open to both non-members and members for play.
  • Club Rules Apply.
  • No pre-sign up for courts. Walk-on only.
  • Change over takes place on the half hour (please refer to the club house clock).
  • Club members playing in the hour before public time begins are asked to vacate their court promptly, if others are waiting to play.

 

Please note, any violation of the online court booking policies will result in loss of booking privileges.