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Squash Booking Rules

  • Courts will be released for booking 10 days in advance to start time. In other words, if the time now is 2pm, you can only book in 10 days time to play at 2pm or earlier.
  • Courts may only be occupied if a valid booking has been made and the appropriate booking fee paid through the SLTC Court Booking System for the appropriate court and time.
  • Maximum 1 booking per member per day.

Booking Fees

  • Bookings made by a member up to and including the 17:40 bookings each day will cost €1 and those after that time €2.
  • Junior Sports member can book a court only up to and including 17:40 each day.
  • The names of both occupants of the court must be entered against each booking.
  • Players must vacate the court at the end of their booked session, whether the court is clear for use or not. If a further session is fully free and available then it may be re-booked through the SLTC Court Booking system and the appropriate booking fee paid.

Cancellations & Refunds

  • Failure to take up a booking or cancel same within 72 hours of the time slot will lead to a forfeiture of the booking fee unless the time slot is re-booked by another member.
  • Refunds of booking fees for late cancellations where time slot is not re-booked may be made at the discretion of the booking system administrator.
  • To take up a court booking the player who booked the court must register on the court booking terminal in the clubhouse no later than 10 minutes after the booked time. Failure to do so will register as a no show. Members who persistently fail to take up court bookings may be blocked from booking courts.
  • Fitness Classes -- Full refund when cancelled more than 72 hours prior. Within 72 hours, the class fee is only refunded if and when the class becomes fully booked.

Member Accounts and Top Ups

  • Each member has an account within the booking system
  • To credit their accounts, members can purchase credit online or buy top up vouchers through the office or bar (minimum €5)
  • Each member has an overdraft facility of €2 on their account

Guests

  • Bookings for a visitor will cost €5, or in the case of a Junior visitor €2.50.
  • The same playing visitor may not be introduced more than 6 times a year and a Visitor Record Sheet must be completed in respect of playing visitor.
  • Junior Sports members may not introduce a visitor.

Attire on Court

  • All items of clothing worn on court must be predominantly white. This applies to socks, shoes, shirts, shorts, tee shirts, dresses and skirts. Skin tight leggings, if worn, must be white and no longer than knee length. Players, including visitors, contravening this rule will be required to leave the court at once. It is the responsibility of the member introducing visitors to acquaint them with this rule.

Tennis Booking Rules

General

  • Bradshaw 1 and 2 Peak-times when covered during winter months
    • Monday - Friday between 9am and 1pm (play starting at 1pm is off-peak) and then from 6pm onwards.
    • Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays between 9am and 1pm (play starting at 1pm is off-peak).
  • All other times are off-peak.
  • Courts will be released for booking 10 days in advance.
  • A playing player cannot avail of two consecutive time slots even if the time slots are booked by an opponent in singles or separate players from the doubles partnership.
  • Courts may only be occupied if a valid booking has been made and the appropriate booking fee paid through the SLTC Court Booking System for the appropriate court and time.
  • Players must vacate the court at the end of their booked session, whether the court is clear for use or not. At end of booked session, if a further session is fully free and available then it may be booked through the SLTC Court Booking system and the appropriate booking fee paid.
  • Maximum 1 booking per member per day on Bradshaw 1 and 2 when covered during winter months.

Outdoor Courts 7, 8, 9

  • Can be booked for peak period and off peak period by intermediate and senior sports members and designated juniors using the on line SLTC Court Booking System
  • Can be booked for play during by juniors member between 08:00 and 18:00 Monday to Sunday using the on line SLTC Court Booking System
  • Courts will be released for booking 10 days in advance
  • Members who arrive to the club and have not booked in advance should book the courts using the terminal at reception.
  • The Tennis Committee may reserve the courts for specific events from time to time e.g. Club Championship Finals

Booking and Floodlight Fees

  • Outdoor Tennis Courts 7, 8, 9 and Bradshaw 1, 2 when not covered
    • Court booking charge is €2 per court at all times and is collected from the member's court booking account in the on line SLTC Court Booking System.
    • These booking fees are refunded when the member checks-in to confirm court usage -- see Check-in Rule below
  • Indoor Tennis Courts Bradshaw 1 & 2 when covered:
    • Court booking charge is €4 per court Peak, and €2 per court Off Peak and is collected from the member's court booking account in the on line SLTC Court Booking System
    • Floodlight charges must be paid separately using the designated card swipe readers for the court floodlights
    • Lights for the Indoor courts are €5 per hour

Check-in Rule

  • Members must use the "kiosk" booking system on-site at the club to check-in and confirm court usage.
  • The outdoor tennis court booking fee(s) are refunded to the member's account when the member checks-in within 15 mins prior and 10 mins after the court start time.
  • The system will assume the court was not used ("no-show") when the member who booked the court has not checked-in, and the outdoor tennis court booking fee(s) will NOT be refunded.
  • In order to check-in, members must know their PIN numbers, which can be changed when logged-in to this website, and retrieved using the Forgotten Password process on this website.

Cancellations & Refunds

  • Outdoor Tennis Courts 7, 8, 9:
    Failure to take up booking or to cancel same within 24 hours of the time slot will lead to forfeiture of court booking fee unless the time is re-booked by another member.
  • Indoor tennis courts Bradshaw 1 & 2:
    Failure to take up booking or to cancel same within 24 hours of the time slot will lead to forfeiture of court booking fee unless the time is re-booked by another member.
  • Refunds of booking fees for late cancellations where time slot is not re-booked may be made at the discretion of the booking system administrator
  • To take up a court booking, the player who booked the court must register on the court booking terminal in the clubhouse no later than 15 minutes after the booked time. Failure to do so will register as a "no show", the booking charge is forfeited and the court may be used by other players waiting to play. These players have the right to the court for the remainder of the time slot.

Member Accounts and Top-Ups

  • Each member has an account within the booking system
  • To credit their accounts, members can purchase credit online or buy top up vouchers through the office or bar (minimum €5)
  • Each member has an overdraft facility of €2 on their account

Guests

  • Members are not permitted to reserve a court in advance to play with a guest during peak hours.
  • Bookings for a visitor will cost €5 (€2.50 for a junior visitor) and the same playing visitor may not be introduced more than 6 times a year and a visitor Record sheet must be completed in respect of a playing visitor. Guest fees must be paid by the member at the Office or Bar
  • Junior Sports members may not introduce a visitor

Fitness Class Booking Rules

  • Fitness Classes can be booked up to 14 days in advance or when made available on the booking system if within 14 days.
  • The Fitness Class booking fees are shown on this booking system.
  • Members must have sufficient credit on their booking system accounts in order to book Fitness Classes. To credit their accounts, members can purchase credit online or buy top up vouchers through the office or bar (minimum €5).
  • Booking Fees for Fitness Classes are automatically refunded (as system credit) when cancelled more than 72 hours prior of start time. Within 72 hours, any "late-cancellations" are also automatically refunded but only if the Fitness Class becomes "fully booked".

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