2017 Summer Newsletter

Post date: Apr 30, 2017 8:35:14 PM

Couch Park Renovation Update

After surfacing work completion at the end of March, little progress has been made. The latest response from the Parks & Rec manager, Jim Scott is to expect availability sometime in June after the bid contract end of May contractual completion date.

George Berry Memorial Tennis Tournament

The Stillwater Tennis Association kicks off the summer tennis season by holding the 18th annual George Berry Memorial Tennis Tournament on Saturday June 3rd at the Greenwood Tennis Center on the OSU campus. The tournament is in honor of past Stillwater National Bank Chairman of the Board, George Berry, a leading community civic leader and Stillwater's greatest promoter of tennis in the 1970's & 80's. The tournament co-sponsored by BankSNB and the Berry Family is a social mixed-up doubles tournament that will run from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm with food & refreshments provided. An entry fee of $5 for each player is due by May 27th. Entry forms can be downloaded at http://www.stillwatertennis.org/League-Forms.

Summer Tennis Leagues

Due to the late availability of the Couch Park tennis courts, summer leagues are expected to begin June 5th for 8 weeks on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays evenings. Each evening league is run by a different league coordinator with a different format. League info and entry forms can be downloaded at http://www.stillwatertennis.org/League-Forms. Please contact the tennis league coordinator directly to join his/her league.

Summer Tennis Lessons

OSU summer tennis camps run by OSU coaches Chris Young and Jay Udwadia will again be offered starting in June at the Greenwood Tennis Center. Information on the various camps and registration details can be found at http://www.osutenniscamps.com/Camp_Info.htm

The City of Stillwater will be offering youth group tennis lessons starting June 5th at the Couch Park courts (assuming renovation completion, else Sunset Park). Further details and registration info can be found at http://stillwater.org/page/home/government/departments-divisions/events-recreation/tennis-lessons

Tennis Instructors

For those of you interested in private or group tennis lessons, contact info for the current list of instructors in town are listed on our website at http://www.stillwatertennis.org/lessons-services

1) Chris Young - OSU Tennis Director

2) Marek Michalicka - OSU Men's Assistant Coach

3) Jamie Glasson - former Stillwater High School #1 & College player offering one on one and group lessons

4) Ivan Dosev - Stillwater junior player working with 10 & under children both one on one & group lessons