Join in the Fun as Collaroy Tennis Club celebrates RACQUETS AT THE REEF!

On Saturday October 15 from 12pm, Collaroy Tennis Club continues to celebrate our 100th Anniversary with an Open Day at the Club we’re calling RACQUETS AT THE REEF. This event is proudly supported by Belle Property.

With a ‘Retro Theme’, there’ll be all sorts of fun activities including:

  • ‘100 Years of Tennis’ Exhibit
  • Play Social Tennis
  • FREE Coaching for kids and adults
  • Polaroid Photo Booth – take home a free retro memento!
  • Wear White or Retro – Best Dressed prizes!
  • BBQ (1.15pm and 3.30pm) and Drinks
  • Raffle prizes and Giveaways
  • Exhibition Matches (scroll below for details)
    Pros. Challenge
    Juniors Challenge
    Wheelchair Tennis Challenge
    Coaches & Students Challenge

Don’t miss this once in a hundred years event at your Club! Entry is just $5 pp and under 16s are free. This includes a sausage sanger and raffle ticket to prizes on the day.

GO RETRO and WIN Best Dressed!

In keeping with our Centenary, this event is themed ‘Retro’. So please, join in the fun by wearing all white or retro gear. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed. And please, ask your friends and family to come along too. RACQUETS AT THE REEF is for everyone – a chance to showcase our wonderful Club to the local community as ‘the friendly place to play’.

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES (scroll below for details)


To help us with catering for the big day, please let us know you’re coming and if you’re bringing friends and family. Register below by Monday October 10 and you’ll be placed in the draw to WIN movie tickets from our friends at United Cinemas (Collaroy, Warriewood and Avalon Cinemas, etc.).

Look forward to seeing you at RACQUETS AT THE REEF on Saturday October 15.

Racquets at the Reef Registration

Celebrate our Centenary at RACQUETS AT THE REEF | Collaroy Tennis Club | Saturday, 15 October 2022 from 12pm

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For catering purposes, please indicate number of adults coming, including yourself.
For catering purposes, please indicate number of children coming.

NOTE: $5 pp entry can be paid on the day.

Thanks for registering. You’re now in the draw to WIN movie tickets from our friends at United Cinemas! See you at Racquets at the Reef.


12 Noon – Gates Open. Tickets distributed for BBQ and Raffle.
12:30pm – Welcome to Country and welcome by Club President
1:00-3:00pm – Social Tennis – American doubles format of ½ hour slots
1:00-2:00pm – Coaching on Courts 5 & 6 organised by Evolve (kids / beginners and others)
1:15pm – BBQ 1st Session
1:30-2:00pm – Photo Booth Session # 1 at the ‘100 Years of Tennis’ display
1:45-4:15pm – Exhibition Matches

  • 1:45 – 2:30pm Court 2 Girls Junior Challenge: Emelie Chen (12) & Maiia Salibeva (10) v Vesna Marinkov (12) & Marely Zoe Gutierrez Frias (10)
  • 1:45 – 2:30pm Court 5 Boys Junior Challenge: Nick Ashton (12) v Sava Marinkov (11)
  • 2:30 – 3:15pm Court 4 Coaches and Students Challenge: Ryan Maloney & Aiden Nitch (13) v Scott Fletcher & Jamie Thompson (14)
  • 3:00 – 3:30pm Court 4 Wheelchair Tennis Challenge: Rafferty Stevens (10) v Isla Gillespie (16)
  • 3:30 – 4:00pm Court 4 – after exhibition, attendees can try being a Wheelie
  • 3:30 – 4:15pm Court 5 Club Champs. Challenge: Michal Korecky Vs James Gale

3:30pm – BBQ 2nd Session
3:30pm- 4:00pm – Photo Booth Session # 2 at the ‘100 Years of Tennis’ display
4:15pm – installation of our 100 year plaque, raffle prize draws, Club President closes the day
4:30pm – all courts open to further social tennis; drinks for members and friends


Former Touring Pro. Matt Barton takes on current ITF Junior Champ. Pavle Marinkov – both are club members.

Two of our top juniors, Nick Ashton (12) and Sava Marinkov (11) will showcase their potential.

CTC Members Rafferty Stevens (10) and Isla Gillespie (16) will inspire when they show us how ‘The Wheelies’ do it. You can even have a go in a chair yourself, after the exhibition.

Evolve Coaching Academy’s Ryan Maloney and Scott Fletcher will team with two of their most promising students Aiden Nitch (13) and Jamie Thompson (14) in a friendly grudge match for mid-week bragging rights.