Code of Conduct

Wisbech Tennis Club (WTC)  is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all its members. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents/guardians associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others.

 

As a member of WTC, or the parent/guardian of a junior member, you are expected to abide by the following code of conduct:

  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background, religious beliefs or sexual identity.
  • Support and encourage junior members to enjoy tennis and appreciate good performance not just results; set a good example by recognising fair play and publicly accept judgements made by officials.
  • Be prepared to mix- in with all players at an adult club night.
  • Look after the courts and club by:
    • Only playing on the grass courts during the summer season.
    • Brushing the artificial-clay courts at the end of play.
    • Using the lights correctly – following the procedure displayed in the clubhouse.
    • Lowering nets at the end of play.
    •  Ensuring the clubhouse and courts are locked on departure.
    • Wearing suitable footwear that does not damage the surface.
    •  Taking all litter home.
    •  Parking in a considerate manner and not blocking access on the farm track.

Also note that:

  • WLTC accepts no responsibility for loss, damage or injury sustained by members while playing at the club except where direct negligence can be demonstrated.
  • Junior members are welcome to use the courts at any time, subject to availability, but the club cannot accept responsibility for juniors not supervised by an adult.
  • If playing in matches members are expected to pay the required match fee to the team captain and make a contribution to refreshments or travel.

 

By signing the membership application form you are agreeing to abide by this code of conduct