SF Tennis Party + Cookout - Sun 10/12/08 10am

  • October 12, 2008 · 10:00 AM
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Hi everyone,

We're getting back in the groove with a tennis party & a cookout this Sunday, October 12. I had to take a hiatus for personal reasons & am looking forward seeing everyone again.

SF Tennis Party & Cookout
Sun, Oct 12, 2008 @ 10am
S.F. Golden Gate Park (Middle Drive East)

10-12pm Tennis Party
12-1pm Cookout

First the tennis...this tennis party will be open to all levels. So whoever RSVP's up to the limit gets to play. In the future, we'll be having some tennis parties by tennis level.

We have 6 courts reserved this Sunday. We'll have 4 doubles courts & 2 singles courts. Weather forecast is 76ºF & sunny.

Please read the TENNIS PARTY NOTES:

1) When you RSVP, please include your numeric tennis level. If you're note sure, estimate using this link: http://www.matchmaker... - (fyi, many people read this chart and tend to rate themselves 1 level higher than they actually are, so feel free to be conservative).

2) Please ARRIVE ON TIME (10am) so I can pair everyone by level. Everyone needs to be paired as evenly as possible, so if a really good player or a beginner shows up even 10 min late, it changes the dynamics. If you show up late, it may not be possible to adjust the pairings. If you're not on time, you may not get to play. 3) *** Remember, JFK Drive is closed on Sundays, so please allow a good extra 15 minutes to find parking & walk over. You can to the courts by entering the park from Kezar Drive on the east or Lincoln Drive on the north. This Google Map shows you how (cut/paste the link into your browser):
http://maps.google.co...

4) Fee is $10 for Tennis + Cookout ($5 for just the cookout). If you RSVP you're coming to play, I assume you're also coming for the cookout unless you email me otherwise. If you're playing, don't RSVP separately for the cookout. That RSVP is for people who want to come to the cookout but aren't playing.

5) If you RSVP that you are coming but change your mind, PLEASE CHANGE YOUR RSVP to open up space for others (when you RSVP "yes", the site holds a spot & the spots are limited based on # of courts). If you consistently do not change your RSVP, I may have to remove you as a member.

6) If you can't come last minute, please call my cell [masked]). If possible, please send me an email the night before. It mucks up the pairings if people RSVP yes but then don't show, so please give a courtesy call - it only takes a couple of minutes & you can avoid being in the tennis party doghouse :-)

7) If you don't RSVP and just drop in, you may not be able to play if there are not enough courts, sorry. That said, I'll try my best to get everyone in.

8) Check here the evening before for any last minute changes.

Thanks & we look forward to a good time on Sunday!

Rob
SF Tennis Party Host

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  • James

    Grrrrreat day for the cookout and tennis. I hope everyone liked the alligator sausages I got at the Game Exchange. Thanks Rob for getting this going again. If anyone wants to get a court at 9am the same morning before the 10:30 meetup reservation then let me know.

    October 14, 2008

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    A former member

    Hi Rob, Thank you very much for organizing such an awesome, fun, and exciting tennis party and such a very delicious cook out for Sun. Oct. 12th at Golden Gate Park. It was such a pleasure to have met you and the other tennis players, most of them are here in the city and 4 including myself from the Eastbay. The music concert for 97.3 Alice was great for the weekend's fleet week event. I hope to see you at the next tennis party and cook out. If you happen to be in Alameda, you're more then welcome to come to the Islandia Tennis Courts in Alameda Bay Farm Island to join me and my friends to play tennis. I have some players who are at various skill levels of 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0. I can introduce you to my friends and we can all have a fun and exciting tennis time. Have a great week and I will see you soon!

    Lily, Alameda Tennis Group Organizer

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    October 13, 2008

  • Chris

    Thanks, Rob. Today was a lot of fun. Great to get back into playing and fun to meet everyone. Nice group of people.

    October 12, 2008

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time and enjoyed meeting some very cool people. Rob facilitated an outstanding day including matching players with others at their level, bringing all the cookout gear AND the food and even leaving the gig to go an buy an extra canister of propane for the grill, and then cleaning it all up at the end, all with his happy little daughter in tow. That was an A plus day and I'm looking forward to getting together with this group again. Thanks to all for a fun day!

    October 12, 2008

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