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  • GACTA Middle School Tennis League Completes its Seventh Season

    This spring, the Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association (GACTA) sponsored the seventh season of its no-cut GACTA Middle School Tennis league, which provided 160 local middle school students, from beginner to advanced players, an opportunity to play tennis in a team format for their school. As in previous years, the season ran during the months of April and May following the high school tennis season. Volunteer parent-captains recruited middle school […]

  • Aim for the Stars Fourth Annual 2017 Fundraiser

    Click here to download the PDF Poster. Click here to buy tickets. Get ready for our AIM for the Stars Silent Auction by registering in advance: Learn More About the Event Pre-Register to Bid at the Silent Auction

  • GACTA’s Aces in Motion program is Part of the Amazing Give

    24 hours of community giving, from Wednesday March 29th, 6 p.m. through Thursday March 30th 6 p.m. Please support our Aces in Motion program. https://www.theamazinggive.org/organizations/gainesville-area-community-tennis-association  

  • 2017 GACTA Middle School Tennis Season Starting Soon

    The seventh season of GACTA’s Middle School Tennis season is starting soon! This no-cut program welcomes players of all levels. Matches will run from late March through mid-May at tennis courts in the Gainesville area. Participating schools include: Lincoln, Westwood, Howard Bishop, Kanapaha, Oak Hall, Jordan Glen, Oak View and Queen of Peace.. If your school is not listed and you are interested in starting a program please contact Anne […]

  • AIM Volunteer Appreciation Party – Dec. 4th

    Join us for a Volunteer Appreciation Party and Fundraiser on Sunday, December 4th, 2016. Click Here to Download PDF Invitation

  • GACTA Awarded the 2016 USTA Florida Member Organization of the Year

    Community Tennis Volunteers, Players Honored at 2016 USTA Florida Annual Awards From USTA Florida. Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association Their slogan is “Tennis for All, Strive for Success, Play for Life!” USTA national stole some of the thunder of this award when the GACTA was announced as the national NJTL Chapter of the Year Award recipient, and presented with the award at the US Open. Now the Gainesville community tennis association […]

  • Third Annual “AIM for the Stars” Fundraiser

    Get your tickets here for the Third Annual Bryan Shelton Celebration, a fundraiser to benefit GACTA’s Aces in Motion programming for students from low-income families and those with developmental disabilities. The event will be held on Friday, August 19th, 2016 at the Gainesville Woman’s Club, starting at 6:30 p.m. Highlights of the evening will include a welcome by Bryan Shelton, UF Head Men’s Tennis coach, presentations by Aces in Motion participants, […]

  • Alachua County Represented for the First Time in Special Olympics Tennis

    Sometimes it takes a village to get a tennis program started, and in our case, it certainly did. After many months of hard work on the part of organizers, volunteers, and athletes alike, for the first time ever, Alachua County was represented in the tennis competition in the Special Olympics Summer Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. The journey started when a board member of the […]

  • GACTA Middle School Tennis League Completes its Sixth Season

    This spring, the Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association (GACTA) sponsored the sixth season of its no-cut GACTA Middle School Tennis league, which provided almost 150 local middle school students, from beginner to advanced players, an opportunity to play tennis in a team format for their school. As in previous years, the season ran during the months of April and May following the high school tennis season. Volunteer parent-captains recruited middle […]

  • The Amazing Give and GACTA

      GACTA is one of the non-profits participating in the Amazing Give, which is a 24 hour long online fundraising effort, hosted by the Community Foundation of North Central Florida, that offers a selected group of non-profits the opportunity to raise funds to support their organizations. We are hoping to win at least one of the $1,000 incentive prizes available. In particular, a $1000 prize will be awarded to the participating […]

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Contact Us

Email: info@nullgainesvilletennis.org

Addison Staples, Executive Director
Phone: 352-514-9975

Anne Koterba, Board Member
Phone: 352-665-9544