CLARKS SUMMIT – The Scranton Tennis Club is accepting membership applications for the 2018 season and will hold its annual Open House, which includes a free tennis clinic for children and adults, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19.
The Open House will give prospective members a chance to see what the club has to offer and current members a chance to sign up for leagues. During the Open House, a free tennis clinic with club professional Joe McNulty will be offered at noon. The clinic is open to members and non-members of all skill levels. Players will also have the opportunity to play on the courts, meet current members and club board members, learn more about membership, clinics, camps and upcoming tournaments, and enjoy free refreshments. There will also be a discounted membership opportunity for new members.
In addition to Stroke of the Week clinics on Wednesdays and Members Mixers on Fridays, the club offers a plethora of leagues – from singles to doubles to mixed doubles. There will also be tournaments throughout the summer, including a Blind Draw Mixed Doubles event on June 16, the Lackawanna County Open in mid-July, the annual Mixed Doubles Tournament that begins on July 27 and the annual Club Championships in August.
The club also has programs and events for youth and high school players. There are weekly Junior Clinics on Tuesdays and Thursdays, a weekly Sunday play event where high school players are matched up against each other for quality competition and matches, and a Junior Tennis Camp June 25 through June 29.
The Scranton Tennis Club, located at 1029 Morgan Hwy., Clarks Summit, is a non-profit, membership-based, outdoor seasonal tennis club featuring six Har-Tru clay tennis courts. The club is a place for all skill levels from beginners to competitors to players returning to the game. Membership includes access to courts, leagues, clinics, organized play groups, tournaments, and mixers.