“Play Tennis” Strong

The recent session of The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association’s “Play Tennis” featured an introduction to the backhand stroke. The backhand can be a one-handed or two-handed stroke. Many of the kids prefer thetwo-handed backhand. Play Tennis has welcomed up to approximately 20 participants since its resumption at the beginning of the year, keeping in line…

Happy New Year 2021

New Years Message

Happy New Year to all, 2021 is a year of promise. As we look back at our success and struggles of 2020, we are committed to further growing the sport of tennis throughout the Bahamas. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic tennis activity was virtually halted as competitive sporting events across the country was prohibited. This…

BLTA IS NOW ON UTR

The Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association (BLTA) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Universal Tennis LLC, whereby Universal Tennis is now providing the BLTA, its tournament organisers and players with access to UTR, the company’s renowned rating system and technology platform. WHAT IS UTR? Universal Tennis Rating, or “UTR” is…

BLTA Board 2020

NEWLY ELECTED EXECUTIVE BOARD – EFFECTIVE 4 JULY, 2020

Please see below our newly elected Executive Board of the Bahamas Lawn Tennis Association:  The Board will serve a 2-year term that ends April 2022. President  –  Perry Newton 1st Vice President – Michael Butler 2nd Vice President – Chilean Burrows Treasurer – Timothy Dames Assistant Treasurer – Yvette Godet Secretary – John Laramore Assistant Secretary – Cameel McDonald Council Member – Bernard Clarke Council…

Ministry of Education Officer in meeting with Tennis Developmental Officers

Mr. Evon Wisdom, Senior Education Officer at the Ministry of Education visited the National Tennis Centre this past weekend. Mr. Wisdom met with BLT President, Ms. Darnette Weir,  Mr. John Goede, International Tennis Federation  Development Officer for The Caribbean  and other Executives inclusive of recently appointed, Head of Junior Development, Mr. Perry Newton Jr. and Junior Tennis Initiative Administrator and…