Navigation

NewsMakers

  • 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  

  • 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 […]

  • GACTA Annual Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Party

    Come out to celebrate our volunteers for GACTA’s Volunteer Appreciation Party on Sunday, December 13th, at the 300 Club from 3:30 – 6:30 pm! There will be a round robin, tennis clinic, drinks and pizza from Humble Pie. Tickets are $20! E-mail Addison Staples (addison@ acesinmotion.org) with your name and level to reserve your spot. We are capping this event at 50 players so make sure to e-mail Addison soon! Looking […]

  • The Second Annual Bryan Shelton Celebration of Tennis

    A fundraiser to benefit GACTA’s Aces in Motion Tennis Outreach Program.  PURCHASE TICKETS Evening Celebration Friday August 21st, 2015 Gainesville Woman’s Club 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Live music by Gosia and Ali Food by Southern Charm Kitchen Silent Auction and Raffle Let’s Make a Racket! Saturday August 22nd, 2015 DB Racquet Club 9 a.m.- noon (check in 8:30 a.m.) Community Tennis Clinic Refreshments by Bagel Bakery and Mojo Hogtown […]

  • GACTA Middle School Tennis League Completes its Fifth Season

    By Anne Koterba This spring, the Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association (GACTA) sponsored the fifth season of its no-cut GACTA Middle School Tennis league, which provided 100 local middle school students, from beginner to advanced players, an opportunity to play tennis in a team format for their middle school. The season ran during the months of April and May following the high school tennis season. Volunteer parent-captains recruited middle school […]

  • “Hit Away the Nukes” Community Tennis Event!

    The Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association, River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding and Eli Meyer Studio would like to invite you to attend a community event, “Hit Away the Nukes” on Saturday April 18th, from noon-3 pm at Westside Park. We will be meeting at the Westside tennis courts to hit a total of 16,000 tennis balls, each ball symbolizing one of the 16,000 nuclear weapons still in existence in the world today. Tennis experience is NOT necessary, […]

  • 2015 GACTA Middle School Tennis

    The fifth season of GACTA’s popular Middle School Tennis program starts soon! Team practices will begin around the first of April, with matches likely starting on April 17th. The program is no-cut, open to all levels, and emphasizes fun and sportsmanship. Schools likely participating include: Kanapaha Lincoln Westwood Howard Bishop Fort Clarke Jordan Glen Oak Hall For more information, see the Middle School Tennis section on this website or contact […]

NewsMakers Events

« Jul 2017 » loading...
M T W T F S S
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6

Contact Us

Email: info@nullgainesvilletennis.org

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

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