“Thank you Rob Wright. The Joy You Shared Lives On” The words on the plaque on a new bench, a gesture of appreciation by the Nelson Pickleball Club, say it all. Rob brought a happy positivity to volunteers and players
LVR Grade-12 student, Boris Oudemans, observed that way too many tennis balls were heading for the landfill, and he set about doing something about it. As part of a school leadership class, he researched opportunities for recycling them, and then
It gives me great pleasure to announce that our fundraising campaign has been an unequivocal success, having surpassed the funds necessary to purchase a mower in less than three weeks. Accordingly, “Angus” has been ordered, and should be hitting our courts
Of the many exciting developments at our club over the past couple of years, the recent acquisition of a high-quality ball machine is perhaps the one that excites me most. It brings me endless joy knowing that the only thing standing
Your NTC president, Keith Bridger, and NTC director of operations, Rob Wright who sadly passed away in early February, together won the Nelson Citizen of the Year. Keith wanted to posthumously nominate Robbie for his drive, passion, and ability to
The tennis and pickleball courts are now open for 2021. Buy your tennis membership or pickleball season’s pass now!
Nelson Tennis Club visionary, powerhouse, and volunteer extraordinaire, Rob Wright passed away in February this year after a brave battle with cancer. The club would not be where it is without his drive, enthusiasm, and ability to get things done.
In January the multi-use sports facility project at LVR School that the Nelson Tennis Club has spearheaded since 2018, received a City of Nelson Sustainability Leadership Award. Keith Bridger gratefully received the award on behalf of Rob Wright and the
Ball machine booking and use 1* It can be used on any court, but we strongly recommend that courts #1 and #4 be prioritized for its use; this will reduce frequency of balls straying on to other courts. 2* To
Wow, what a weekend we had here at the club. Thank you to everyone who played and/or watched the players. Massive thank you to Max for organising the whole event too, it is greatly appreciated by everyone at the club.