Events & Calendar

The following is a list of events which take place throughout the year:

Squash Club Night is held on Fridays at 6:20. Courts are booked for 2 hours for any squash member who wants to turn up and play. Come along if you can make it. All abilities invited. It will be a great chance for playing lots of different opponents. Optional BYOB in clubhouse afterwards. See the contacts page. **

Squash Mini-League – Mixed league. This is updated approximately every 6-8  weeks throughout the year. See the Squash page for details of what’s involved & how to join. The mini-league is open to all squash members. See the calendar below for projected mini-league update dates. 

Squash Coaching – this is available to members & non-members. Block start dates are listed below. To contact the squash coach, Lisa, see the contacts page.

Tennis BoxLeagues Mixed singles & doubles Boxleagues. These are updated approximately every 6-8  weeks throughout the year. See the Tennis-BoxLeague page for details of what’s involved & how to join. The BoxLeagues are open to all tennis members. See the calendar below for projected BoxLeague update dates. 

Tennis Mixed abilities “Turn Up and Play” – every Wednesday (provided there’s no home match, April to June) from 6pm to 7:30pm & Saturday from 11am to 12:30pm. An occasional fee of £1 covers the cost of new tennis balls. For more information see the contacts page.

Tennis, Social – first Friday of the month from 5:30pm to 7pm on courts 1, 2 & 3. Optional gathering in the club house after (BYOB/nibbles). Arrange games yourselves using your own tennis balls. **

Tennis, East of Scotland Ladies Team: If you would you like to play for Dean Ladies’ in the East of Scotland league then we would love to hear from you. Matches run from April until June, usually on Thursday evenings. It’s a great way to play competitive tennis, represent your club and get to know other members. You do not need to be available for every match. We also play on Monday evenings at Dean throughout the year from 6pm until 7.30pm. All lady members welcome.  Come along to find out more about playing for the teams. Please get in touch with Lise Cooper or Ann Dickson for more info or to sign up. See the contacts page.

Tennis Coaching – this is available to members & non-members. See the contacts page.

Pilates – pilates classes take place throughout the year in the function room on Mondays at 9:15am, Tuesdays at 6:00pm & Thursdays at 6:30pm. For more information, see the Pilates page. **

** If using the function room, please take home items for recycling & help tidy up. Last one out, close the windows & switch off the lights.

For other events including tennis BoxLeague update dates, squash mini-league update dates, squash coaching block start dates, squash & tennis competitions, AGM etc. see below:

2024 Year Calendar

DayMonth/EventActivity
January
Monday 1stDoubles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
Saturday 6thSquash tournament. Contact Michael Clarkson Squash
Monday 8thNew block of Pilates starts.Tennis
Monday 29thStart of 6 week squash coaching block on Mondays from 6pm-7pm. Cost £55.00. Contact Lisa via thedeanclubedinburgh@gmail.comSquash
February
Sunday 11thDean Squash Minleagues update, 9pm.Squash
Sunday 18thMixed Singles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
March
Thursday 7thDean 2024 AGM in the clubhouse at 7:30pm. All senior members very welcome.
Saturday 16thThe annual Dean Squash Club Championship 2024Squash
Sunday 17thDoubles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
Thursday 7thDean 2024 AGM in the clubhouse at 7:30pm. All senior members very welcome.AGM
Sunday 24thDean Squash Minleagues update, 9pm.Squash
April
Saturday 13thSocial Doubles Event Update. Short-format games, people split into teams, mixed doubles, with a final at the end. Contact Tom CollinsTennis
Sunday 14thMixed Singles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
Saturday 27thSocial Doubles Event Update. Short-format games, people split into teams, mixed doubles, with a final at the end. Contact Tom CollinsTennis
May
Sunday 5thDoubles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
Sunday 26thMixed Singles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
June
Friday 21stLast day to enter tennis tournament (by noon)
There are eight separate competitions:
Gents open singles
Gents handicap singles
Ladies open singles
Ladies handicap singles
Ladies open doubles  
Gents open doubles
Mixed open doubles
Veterans handicap mixed doubles (qualification: combined age = 100 or over, minimum individual age = 40)
Tennis
Wednesday 26thWednesday social tennis restartstennis
Sunday 9thDean Squash Minleagues update, 9pm.Squash
Sunday 16thDoubles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
Monday 24thStart of 6 week squash coaching block on Mondays from 6pm-7pm. Cost £55.00 (plus £2.50 for non-members). Contact Lisa via thedeanclubedinburgh@gmail.comSquash
Friday 28th 7pmQuiz: The quiz will be a mix of general knowledge, but expect a few tennis questions (with Wimbledon round the corner!) and other sport and club related questions (yes squash too!). There will be a range of prizes and snacks available. BYOBQuiz
July
Sunday 7thMixed Singles Tennis BoxLeague update, 9pm.Tennis
August
September
Saturday 7th2024 Dean Tennis tournament. First match at tbd am. Tennis
October
November
December