‘We wanted to do something special for the community’
MIDDLETON Tennis club is planning to celebrate its centenary year by opening its doors to the town.
The 99-year-old club, situated on Towncroft Avenue, is offering a fantastic deal of free membership for the coming 12 months in the run up to its centenary in 2019.
Club secretary Tony Pitts said: “The club was founded just after the First World War and was opened by the then Mayor of Middleton on 2 May 1919. We wanted to do something special for the community as it social tennis across all groups, as well as coaching sessions run by Sylvia Decker, a qualified LTA tennis coach employed by Rochdale Link4Life (07800 672367) and has