1. All court times must be secured through the sign-up board at the Tennis Building.
- The Chimney Springs Tennis Director will block out courts for league play in advance of the 2 day rule.
- One player’s name must appear on the sign-up board to hold a court, AND only one court per name. As a consideration to your neighbors, if your plans change and your will not be using the courts you reserved, please remove your name from the board.
- Sign-ups may be no more than 2 days prior to playing time, and may begin at 7:00pm. (e.g. 7:00pm on Friday for a Sunday court time). Earlier sign-up may be removed. Residents should stay at the board until 7:00pm to secure their choice.
- Residents may hold a court for a maximum of 2 hours (except the Open Court – 1 hr.)
- A court is declared open if vacant 10 minutes after the sign-up time.
- Juniors (ages 15 and under) may sign-up
But must yield to adults
- 8:00am - 2:00pm and after 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday
- 8:00am – 11:00pm on Friday
- 8:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 11:00pm on Saturday and Sunday
And not yield to adults
- All day Monday and Wednesday
- 2:00pm – 6:00pm Tuesday and Thursday
- 2:00pm – 5:00pm Saturday and Sunday
- Courts 7 and 8 are designated as instructional courts and are the only courts to be used by professionals for instruction. When not in use or reserved for teaching or league play, court 8 may be used as the Open Court for residents. A person may not pre-reserve the Open Court. To use the court, a resident would go to the courts, and if court 8 is not in use or reserved for a lesson, put his/her name on the board at that time for immediate use of the court. One hour from the time on the sign-up board another resident can take the court.
- Proper tennis attire (tennis shoes, shirts, etc.) should be worn while on the courts.
- A resident must accompany guests to the courts.
- No pets are allowed on the tennis courts.
- Repair due to malicious damage is the responsibility of the resident.
- Children who are not playing tennis should not be on the Tennis courts.
- No food or beverages are allowed on the courts except for beverages in non-breakable containers.
- Clean up balls, ball containers, lids, trash, etc. before leaving the court. Trash and recycle containers are available in areas around the Tennis Facility building.
- The last resident on the courts should turn off the lights.
- BIKES must be walked through the Tennis Area, and parked in the parking lot area. They may never be taken on any court.
- SKATEBOARDS and ROLLERBLADES are not allowed on the tennis courts or in the tennis court area including the parking lots. Skateboards must be carried through the tennis area.
- SNOW or ICE removal from the tennis courts should only be attempted by the use of rubber squeegees, soft bristle brooms, or blowers. The use of salt, sand, or other chemicals as well as metal or plastic objects (snow or garden shovels, or ice chipping devices) is strictly prohibited.
- A resident who wishes to hire a professional tennis instructor other than the Chimney Springs Pro must follow the following regulations.
a. Submit a completed Teaching Pro Registration
form seven days prior to the date of the lesson. Only Pros who are registered and members of a professional group (USPTA – United States Professional Tennis Association, and NTR – National Tennis Registry, are 2 ) and who have liability insurance will be permitted to use our instructional courts with a resident. A member of the Tennis Committee will verify the information. Once a Pro is vetted, a list of these Pros, who meet the above requirements, will be kept at the Tennis Facility bulletin board for the convenience of the residents.
b.The resident may reserve court 7 or 8 using the 2 day rule for court sign-up. When not in use for a lesson or league play, court 8 is considered the Open Court. (See tennis rule # 2).
c.The resident is responsible for the condition of the court after the lesson. It must be left in good condition for any resident who may follow the lesson.
d.A non-resident guest may participate in the lesson as long as the host resident is present on the courts during the lesson. The Pro, nor any guest, have playing privileges on Chimney Springs courts unless in the company of the resident.
e.A lesson may not exceed 90 minutes in length.
Revised and approved by the Board 12/06/10