The Donvale Tennis Club (DTC) was established in 1965 in response to a strong community need for tennis facilities in the area and proudly celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. From humble beginnings membership numbers are now around 400 and comprises a broad range of ages; juniors, teens, adults, families and seniors, many of whom reside in the Donvale and Doncaster area.
There are ten courts in total, 6 well maintained en-tout-cas courts and 4 synthetic clay courts. 8 courts are lit for night play.
The double-storey clubhouse features a lounge, television, bar facilities, sun deck, fully equipped kitchen, toilets and showers, junior games room, barbecue facilities, a practice wall and ample car parking well away from the main road.
The Donvale Tennis Club prides itself on promoting a friendly, healthy and social environment where individuals and families can enjoy the game of tennis. We have various social and competitive tennis options and accommodate all standards; from beginners to pennant level, and all age groups; from junior to veteran’s competition.
The club is represented on the Tennis Victoria Council and has a full time High Performance coach. Mark Hartnett is the proprietor of Pro Tennis Academy and is accredited to the highest national level. Mark was awarded Victorian Coach of the Year in 2004.