News & Events:

2016 Australian Deaf Games - Early Bird Rego

June 18, 2015

The Games Organising Committee of the XVII Australian Deaf Games, Adelaide 2016 is excited to announce we have decided to extend the early bird registration due date from 30 April 2015 to 30 June 2015!!


 
Until 30 June 2015, prices are $155 for adults, $130 for concession and $110 for youth (aged between 13-17). For families, the price is $420 for two adults and two youths and $265 for one adult and two youths. Children aged 12 and under are free. 
 

The registration cost includes Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Games Hub Entry, Deaf Community Expo Entry, spectator entry to all sports, entry to social/cultural events and a Games Registration Pack. (Bag, Cap, Lanyard, Sponsor items, tourist information, transport information & the Official Souvenir Games Program Guide.)
 

Sport fees are due by 1 December 2015 for individual sports so you are able to register now to take advantage of the early bird registration and then pay your sports fee later. 


Please contact DTA at info@deaftennisaustralia.org if you'd like to be involved in training sessions in your state in preparation for the ADG.
 

For more information about registering, you can visit http://austdeafgames.org.au/Registering-for-the-Games. If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Caroline Conlon, the ADG 2016 Event Manager by email on caroline.conlon@austdeafgames.org.au or by SMS on 0401 538 552. 

 

VIC: Baxter Tennis Family Days - March 15th, April 19th, May 24th

March 9, 2015
It was great to see people enjoying some coaching with professional Peter Thrupp and some social hitting on nearby courts on Feb 22nd, capped off by a BBQ and some much needed icy poles!  

There was great enthusiasm among the 10+ participants to see these sessions continue on a regular basis.  Many thanks to Peter Thrupp and Deaf Children Australia for continuing with this programs - the next on is on March 15th, with further sessions planned for April 19th and May 24th.

If you'd like to share a ride let us know, we've got people attending from far and wide!

Click here for further info   
 

Family Tennis Day @ Baxter - Feb 22nd

February 2, 2015
Playing tennis is great fun for all ages. Your big tennis day at Baxter Tennis Club will offer first timers coaching with the support of qualified coaches and match play for experienced players. It’s a sporting opportunity to have fun, develop your skills and compete in a round robin trophy tournament. It’s going to be an Auslan interpreted social day out for all the family along with deaf and hearing players of all ages and abilities. This ‘ACE’ activity is made possible with the support of Peter Thrupp Tennis, Baxter Tennis Club and Deaf Tennis Australia.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
 

Australian Open 2015 Kids on Court

January 11, 2015
A unique opportunity has arisen for 15 deaf kids up to 12 years of age to participate in a 'Kids on Court' experience during the Australian Open prior to the pros taking to Centre Court on  Saturday morning 24th January.
 
Please share with your contacts and the first 15 to reply to me will be accepted. Please RSVP to glen.flindell@dorevitch.com.au
 
All details for the parents are on the attached document and I'll be in touch with those who RSVP closer to the date.

More info here.
 
Kind Regards
Glen 
DTA President


 

BIG TENNIS DAY @ BAXTER TENNIS CLUB - Nov 30th

November 14, 2014
SUNDAY 30 NOVEMBER 

Playing tennis is great fun for all ages. Your big tennis day at Baxter Tennis Club will offer first timers coaching with the support of qualified coaches and match play for experience players. It’s a sporting opportunity to have fun, develop your skills and compete in a round robin trophy tournament. It’s going to be a social day out for all the family along with deaf and hearing players of all ages and abilities. This ‘ACE’ activity is made possible with the support of Peter Thrupp Tennis, Baxter Tennis Club and Deaf Tennis Australia.


MEET: Baxter Tennis Club.  The club is located at Baxter Park, South Frankston, corner of Frankston-Flinders and Sage's Road Baxter. (Take Somerville Exit off the Peninsula Link Freeway) Entrance is off Frankston – Flinders Road, Baxter
TIME: 10.30 – 1.30pm    
COST: $ 15 Children ( Adults are free) AGES: 7 year old and older

BBQ sizzle & light refreshment available on the day. Travel assistance is available on route from DCA to Baxter. RSVP: Thursday 28 November. Please text 0419 364349 your attendance to Pete Folan


 

 

Photos from 2013 Deaflympics (Bulgaria)