South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club - Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada
One of the Oldest Lawn Tennis Clubs in the World is completely volunteer run and draws people from across the Globe
With social memberships as low as $25.00 a year, deeply discounted international memberships and a bucolic Vancouver Island location, the South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club draws people from near and far, as much for its historic value as its picturesque grass courts. Close to the quaint seaside village of Cowichan Bay, you’ll find the lush courts of the club. Tennis has been played here since 1887 and it has a very rich history one of the oldest lawn tennis clubs in the world, and the oldest club in Canada still playing on grass.
Today the club has 9 courts, 7 grass, 2 hard. Their season goes from May until mid-September. There is a clubhouse with a large lounge area and a member only bar, TV and Wifi, a fully equipped kitchen, mens and ladies washrooms and shower/changing facilities. There is a veranda overlooking the courts with a view out to Cowichan Bay and the mountains of Saltspring Island beyond. The clubhouse is surrounded by mature trees and gardens. The club is entirely run by volunteers, and has survived, often narrowly, world wars, floods, economic hard times and many other challenges. It is open to the public to drop in for reasonable rates and also offers clinics, tournaments and a free learn-to-play program for juniors. South Cowichan Lawn Tennis Club hosts several tournaments each year that bring competitors from around the world.
2290 Cowichan Bay Rd
Cowichan Bay, BC, Canada