BBTC have a very active Junior Section, with over 300 members catering for all levels It is a family-oriented club, with emphasis on the development of junior members with a good mix of social and competitive play. The Junior Section ranges from 5 to 18 years of age and there is something for all age groups.
Some coaching places are made available for non-members, depending on numbers in each age group. Summer camps occasionally have places for non-members, depending on numbers.
Stars & Stripes
Stars and Stripes is an inter club competition run twice a year between 8 local clubs for U12, U14 and U16 (run once a year). It was introduced to form another level of competition under the top league players so that more ‘club’ members get external match play while maintaining
a competitive level.
The club enters into the DLTC and Leinster Junior leagues in Spring and Autumn at U14 and U18. The club won the Leinster U18 Class 3 league in 2019.
The Junior Championships are held at the end of August each year. It is the highlight of the Junior club year and an extremely popular event for all levels. The singles and doubles are elimination events, however a plate is run for both ensuring everyone gets at least two matches per event entered.
Finals Day is on the Sunday with great tennis and a BBQ for thefamily.
Junior members during certain weeks in the summer can come along to the club in the morning (usually 10am to 1pm) to meet other members and play tennis in a supervised and fun environment. Supervised Tennis will include Fun Tennis Games and Drills, American Tournaments and Hitting Competitions
Weekly Camps are run by the Coaching team for Junior Members during school holidays at Easter and Summer and cater for junior members of all standards.
Junior Coaching classes are run during School Terms from Monday to Thursdays & Saturday mornings. There are various classes to cover all age groups and abilities. Some places are made available for non-members, depending on numbers. In addition Private lessons (for Junior members only) are available with the coaches.