The basis for the rules that follow are:
A. Member Players: Member players must carry a tennis key at all times in the court area as designated.
B. Guests: A Burke Centre tennis member may extend the use of the courts to no more than three (3) guests at one time. The member must be present on the same court when such guests are playing tennis. When a guest(s) is present, the tennis member must post a guest list with his/her membership I.D. card in the area designated.
C. Junior Players: Junior players and their guests may use the courts at any time, but on request, are required to cease playing and surrender the court to Senior players after 6:00 p.m. on weekdays, year-round. Junior players may play tennis with Senior players at any time.
D. Time Limit: Players using the courts while others are waiting are limited to one hour for singles play, and 1-1/2 hours for doubles play. The next player(s) waiting will be determined by respective time of arrival at the unreserved courts.
E. Attire: Tennis shoes are mandatory.
F. Decorum: Non-players must stay out of the court areas at all times. Loud talking or shouting, hitting tennis balls against the fence and any other practice that can be considered annoying to players are prohibited. Parents are strictly responsible for the conduct of their children. No pets, food or alcoholic beverages or glass containers are allowed on the courts at any time.
The following activities are prohibited on Burke Centre tennis courts: skateboarding, roller-skating, street hockey; bicycling; ball playing; roller-blading; and any other non-tennis activities.
G. Cleanliness: Brooms and squeegees are available and stored in the court area. These items should be kept in the area where they are normally stored when not in use. Trash receptacles are located next to the court entrances. All unwanted containers should be deposited into these receptacles.
Any violations of the tennis court rules may result in the denial of access and/or tennis membership privileges by action of the Board of Trustees. Violations of the rules must be reported to the Burke Centre Conservancy, 6060 Burke Centre Parkway, Burke, VA 22015-3702, Attn: Community Services Department. Office: (703) 978-2928; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or After-hours: 1-866-878-2430
J. Questions and Comments:
If residents fee at any time the courts are not being maintained or operated in the best interest of the Burke Centre community, please contact the Burke Centre Conservancy at 703-978-2928.
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