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  • August 21, 2017 10:00 AM | Admin WPTC Board (Administrator)

    Are you an ACE at planning and throwing a great party? Or maybe you’re a CHAMP at organizing and pulling off the flawless event? Then we’ve got an opportunity for you! 

    The club is looking for a Summer Socials Director to join the club’s board of directors.

    This volunteer coordinator oversees all aspects of the WPTC’s Summer Socials.  The primary goal is to create and organize fun, memorable monthly social events focused on playing tennis, while allowing time for members to socialize with each other over food and drink.

    Job Duties:

    • Planning all aspects of the club’s regular monthly summer socials – May, June, July
    • Planning the club’s participation in the annual Lakewood TC / Wash Park TC Challenge – August
    • Identify/define event dates, themes and formats
    • Promote the event, including input on the communication plan (in collaboration with fellow board members)
    • Manage event budget
    • Work with league coordinator to secure court permits
    • Recruit volunteers to assist you (optional)
    • Purchase and deliver tennis balls
    • Create the on-court schedule (aka “draw”)…assistance is available if needed
    • Manage and oversee events on the day of, including...
      • Setup
      • Managing volunteers (if applicable)
      • Welcoming guests
      • Answering questions
      • Taking photographs
    • Acquire, deliver and setup hospitality area at the event, including…
      • Tables, Chairs, Trash and Recycling bins
      • Tablecloths, Cups, Plates, Napkins, Flatware, Serving Utensils
      • Food, Drinks and Ice

    Benefits:

    • Complimentary Annual Individual WPTC Membership
    • Get to know fun and interesting people
    • Hone your organizational skills
    • Show off your creative side
    • Give back to the tennis community

    Get involved today -- join the WPTC Board as the Summer Socials Director!

    Contact the WPTC President for more information or to be considered for the position.
  • July 01, 2017 7:33 PM | Admin WPTC (Administrator)
    The Board of Directors of Wash Park Tennis Club proudly extends best wishes to the USTA Adult 18 & Over - M 5.0+ WP TEAL team, captained by Jerad Harbaugh, who are going to Salt Lake City for 2017 Sectional Playoffs.


    Good luck to: 

    Jeff Loehr, Cary Hodges, Jerad Harbaugh, and Bryan Knepper, Bart Scott, Dietz Fry, Julien Seelen, Chris Celechovsky, Chris Jenkins, & John Hereford


    Here is Jerad's gracious letter to the board:

    The Wash Park Men's 5.0+ team and I are elated to know that the board approved monies to help offset the cost of our sectional travel expenses. Thank you! As you know this team is a tight group and we've all played together for years and years. Tennis at Wash Park is certainly a highlight for each of us - it's an outlet to get exercise, compete, socialize with your best pals, and to enjoy the ambience of Wash Park. We hope to repeat our 2015 National Title, but certainly recognize the long road ahead. Either way, our goal is to make you guys proud. Thank you for the opportunity to play at Wash Park.


     



  • June 30, 2017 8:39 PM | Admin WPTC (Administrator)

    Congratulations to 2017 USTA ADULT 18 & OVER - WOMEN 3.0 -  WP Purple, captained by Angelique Manley, for a perfect 7-0 season.  

    The team, consisting of Angelique Manley, Leah Johnson, Kristina M Parker, Rachel Deloach, Lauren Eddy, Kathy Dinmore, Kristen Hanson, Shelli Kwederis, Keegan Borgias, Julie Woodle, Mindy Humphrey, and Anne Purvis, advanced to Districts at CACM where they lost to the eventual winner, Miramont Lifestyle Fitness Fort Collins.

  • June 29, 2017 9:21 PM | Admin WPTC (Administrator)

    Congratulations to 2017 USTA ADULT 18 & OVER - WOMEN 3.0 -  WP Black, captained by Katie Portenga, for a 6-1 season, and an advancement to Districts.

    The team of Susan E. Bruce, Katie Portenga, Kelly Bischoff, Dru Steinly, Katie Schneck, Katie Clymer, Michaela Schedel, Derria D Banta, Jennifer Stack, and Lindsay Gail Hernandez.

  • December 16, 2016 3:08 AM | Angelique Manley

    Every year, USTA Colorado recognizes players, administrators, facilities and volunteers who have distinguished themselves over the course of the year.  

    We're excited to announce that the club has been selected as the USTA Colorado 2016 E.L. Griffey Organization of the Year.  We're incredibly proud of the contributions our members, team captains, volunteers and board members have made to the club and community that has earned us this award.

    The club will receive the award at the 2017 Colorado Tennis Hall of Fame Gala to be held on January 20, 2017.  Attendance is open to all, and it would be great to see WPTC members attend. Event ticket sales benefit Colorado Youth Tennis Foundation.

  • November 25, 2016 6:40 PM | Admin WPTC (Administrator)

    Wash Park Tennis Club mourns the loss of Stu Bader, a Denver Parks & Recreation Permitting Department ex-Manager, who passed on October 9th while on vacation in China.  WPTC had a close relationship with Stu while he was employed with DP&R and had retired a couple of years ago.  Leagues Director Patricia Robertson attended his Memorial Service.  In memory, WPTC donated $100.00 in his memory to his favorite charity, Light of the World Catholic Church Food Pantry.


  • November 04, 2016 5:48 PM | Admin WPTC (Administrator)
    The 2016 Leagues season came to an end with the final Twilight matches on September 15th. Wash Park had a total of 86 teams that competed in various leagues. Thanks to all of you who volunteered to be team captains, you make a difference and WPTC appreciates your leadership and dedication.


    Congratulations to all the teams that won their flight and participated in Flight Playoffs and advanced to Districts and Sectionals. 

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