Tennisvereniging RCW - Waalwijk, NL
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N 51° 41.069 E 005° 04.792
31U E 643777 N 5727994
Quick Description: This is the tennis association RCW in Waalwijk.
Location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Date Posted: 6/15/2021 10:20:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM14D89
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
History:

RCW Waalwijk was founded on February 9, 1983. At the time, tennis was played on the outdoor courts at Racket Sport on the Bachlaan. In 1986, the municipality gave them the opportunity to build their own courts at Coubertinlaan (the current location) in Waalwijk. After the first year in this new place, the membership had increased to almost 500 members, but the registrations kept coming in and so it was decided to set a maximum membership at 500 excluding any resting members. Later an extra court was added, so that the number was adjusted to an average of 572 per year (excluding retired members).


The park/courts:

The tennis park consists of 7 smash courts, all owned by the association. In addition, the association has a mini tennis court and a tennis wall. The lanes are all lit so that all lanes can be used in the evening as well.

Source: (visit link)

The surface of the courts is "smash court"

"Smashcourt is a surface for tennis courts, which in terms of playing characteristics is very similar to artificial grass, but resembles clay in terms of color and appearance. Smashcourt is more resistant to weather conditions than gravel, especially if this course is also built on a lava surface, and can therefore be played all year round. Smashcourt belongs to the category 'Red sand synthetic turf courts'."

Source (visit link)
Facility Name (Park, Club, Subdivision, Etc...): RCW Waalwijk

Town: Waalwijk

Number of Courts: 7

Court Surface: Synthetic Grass

Court Condition: Good

Are the courts open to the public or private?: Private

Are some or all of the courts lighted?: All

Hours Available / Fees:
To play at the RCW you have to be a member.
Membership fees are:

Juniors up to and including 12 years € 30,-
Juniors 13 up to and including 17 years € 70,-
Seniors € 145,-
75+ € 70,- (after 5 years membership)

Info on membershipfees
https://www.tennisvereniging-rcw.nl/Contributie


Are the courts indoors, outdoors or both?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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You do not have to have actually played on the courts to log them.

Visit Requirement Update as of 1 Aug 2013


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