OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre to Open to the Public in Spring 2016
OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre – New state-of-the-art centre to offer exclusive membership opportunities to the public
CALGARY (Jan. 18, 2016) – The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre, formally known as Acadia Tennis Centre, a not-for-profit state-of-the-art tennis facility, is set to open in Calgary in spring 2016. Spearheaded by local investors with the assistance of the Government of Alberta and the City of Calgary, the facility will quickly establish itself as the best community-based tennis development centre in Canada.
A premier tennis and fitness destination, the centre is pleased to offer exclusive membership opportunities to the public. Members will receive access to a fitness centre, advanced registration and discounts on lessons and programs. In addition, members will receive seven day advanced booking privileges to the centre’s world-class indoor and outdoor courts. For a limited time offer, the first 200 members who purchase an annual membership in full before March 15 will receive three months of their membership for free.
“The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre will truly be one-of-a-kind in Western Canada and will set new standards for tennis centres across the country,” said Ron Ghitter, Chairman of OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre. “The not-for-profit centre will be a vibrant hub, encouraging youth and families alike to participate and enjoy the wonderful world of tennis.”
The facility’s eight premium indoor and five outdoor courts are equipped with the latest technological advancements, featuring court surfaces and high-quality lighting that meet international standards for competition. The progressive tennis centre will cover 71,000 square feet over 3.19 acres and include full-service locker rooms and a restaurant and lounge. With a roster of experienced and certified coaches, the centre will offer tennis development programs and training to athletes of all ages and expertise. Supported by Tennis Canada, the centre will soon be home to a National Junior Training Program and Tennis Development Centre servicing the top juniors in the region. It will attract and look to host national and international tennis championships, in addition to provincial, local and recreational tournaments.
“The opening of the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre, named after two prominent members of the Edmonton and Calgary business community, will contribute significantly to Calgary’s growing interest in the sport,” said Glen Scott, Vice-Chairman of the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre. “The opening of the centre is a milestone to the tennis community in Alberta and reflects our ongoing commitment to supporting athletes of all levels in this fantastic sport.”
The family-friendly centre will be located in the heart of Calgary’s Acadia community on 90th Avenue S.E., near the Carriage House Inn. For more information and details on the OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre and its membership opportunities, please visit the newly re-launched website at www.albertatenniscentre.ca.
– 30 –
ABOUT THE OSTEN & VICTOR ALBERTA TENNIS CENTRE
The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre is a non-profit, state-of-the-art tennis centre, slated to open in the spring of 2016, which will proudly welcome the local community with year-round access to tennis. With a total of 13 world-class championship tennis courts (8 indoor / 5 outdoor), multiple court viewing areas, a fitness studio, food service area and administrative offices for Tennis Alberta and Tennis Canada, the centre will become the heart of Calgary’s growing tennis community. Programs and services will be offered for members and non-members of all ages and abilities and will redefine the standard for major tennis facilities in Canada. Supported by Tennis Canada, the centre will soon be home to Tennis’s Canada’s National Junior Training Program and a Tennis Development Centre servicing the top juniors in the region. It will attract and look to host national and international tennis championships, in addition to provincial, local and recreational tournaments.
Learn more at: www.albertatenniscentre.ca
For further information please contact:
Brookline Public Relations
P: 403-538-5641 ext. 110
Ron D. Ghitter
OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre
P: (403) 245 – 2080