Serving the Tennis community since 1977 Holy Saviour Tennis Club

We Now Recycle Tennis Balls!

Did you know that an estimated 10 million tennis balls are purchased in Australia each year? Unfortunately, at the end of their useful lives, all of them end up either in landfills or in our waterways, eventually working their way into the ocean.


To address this environmental concern, we have partnered with Game On Recycling to collect and recycle tennis balls. From now on, you can dispose your unwanted and unloved tennis balls in the collection unit at our location.


All collected items will be sent to a processing facility in West Melbourne to be sorted into:

  • Tennis balls that can be reused and put back into circulation, thereby extending the life of the product; or

  • Tennis balls that have well and truly come to the end of their life and need to be recycled


Re-use items will be made available to various community clubs, groups, institutions and organisations, alleviating the costs of purchasing new equipment. Items destined for recycling will be granulated into 5mm pieces and used in a variety of manufacturing processes including the production of soft fall matting. All recycling and downstream processing will be undertaken in Australia. Game On Recycling will also be conducting research to explore new uses for these materials (like a rubberised sporting surface).


Game On Recycling is a program born through a partnership between ANZRP (Australia New Zealand Recycling Platform) and Wilson Sporting Goods Co that is supported by a federal grant from the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund.


You can learn more about our project here.


We hope you’ll join us in our endeavours to reduce the amount of waste generated from old tennis balls, and help us evolve tennis into an ecologically and environmentally aware sport.



Holy Saviour Tennis Club

Holy Saviour Tennis Club (HSTC) is located within the serene environment of the Holy Savior Primary School and the Holy Saviour Parish (765 Highbury Road, Vermont South), 3 minutes from the heart of Vermont South. HSTC  is a not-for-profit community Tennis Club open to everyone in the community. With community and inclusinvess at it's heart, Holy Saviour Tennis Club welcomes all members with open arms. 

We have 6 quality porous courts (En-Tout-Cas), four of which are floodlit, a large club house, barbeque, and outdoor seating. We are affiliated with Tennis Victoria, Blackburn & District Night Tennis Association, Waverley District Tennis Association and MEMRLTA and we have active competition teams for juniors, seniors, mid-week ladies and night tennis. We are always happy and encouraging new teams, and we have places for new players in our existing teams! As long as you want to have a go we can get you started.

There are also plenty of opportunities for social tennis with monthly organised social days, free for all to come down - even for non-members! We encourage everyone to join, whether you want to have a social hit, play some sets, or just have a chat.

We have coaching avaiable through Pro Touch Tennis Academy with classes running on Thursday's and Saturday's. Pro Touch Tennis Academy offer expert and high quality coaching sessions to help you imporve your game and have fun! No matter your age or abillity - as long as you want to have a go!

Holy Savior Tennis Club have been providing an opportunity to the Holy Saviour Parish and School Community, and the wider community an opportunity to enjoy tennis since 1977. HSTC first came about as a result of a productive discussion regarding the need of a tennis club for the community between the first Club President, Michael McKernan and the then Parish Priest, Fr Hodgens in June 1976,   Holy Saviour Tennis Club courts were officially opened on July 3rd 1977 to all members of the community.

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Holy Saviour Tennis Club
765 Highbury Road
Vermont South

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