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Address

6 Ikoyi club 1938 road,
P.O. Box 239 Ikoyi, Lagos

Contact

info@ikoyiclub1938.net, membershipservices
@ikoyiclub1938.net, gm@ikoyiclub1938.net, ops@ikoyiclub1938.net
(01) 7737457

Come experience our world

Ikoyi Club 1938 is a private member family Club and it occupies an enviable area of approximately 456 acres of land and provides first class facilities for about 10, 000 members. On September 29, 1938, Ikoyi Club 1938 officially came into being through the merger of the European Club and Lagos Golf Club.

Lawn Tennis section

In this very unique and esteemed club is to be found a section, the Lawn Tennis Section

Bringing out the best in each other!

The Lawn Tennis Section can be equated to the hub of Ikoyi Club 1938. It has a membership of well over two thousand "ordinary members"

OVERVIEW OF TENNIS SECTION

Tennis Section is the second largest in the Club with active membership strength of 3,281 as at the end of May, 2016. Tennis is a game that is played in the spirit of good sportsmanship. It is administered by an executive committee of elected members constituted as follows:

  1. Chairman.
  2. Vice Chairman.
  3. Treasurer.
  4. Games Captain.
  5. Entertainment Officer.
  6. Ex – Official.

 

Elections for the above mentioned positions are held annually for a one(1) year term renewable for another year(maximum).

The Section has nine (9) hard courts of International standard and the Administrative structure of the section is headed by the chairman who meets with his committee on monthly basis to deliberate on the smooth running of the section.

It has a set of rules/ regulation that governs the activities of its members’ and they work in line with the overall Ikoyi Club’s rules.

The Section is made up of a well lay-out Bar lounge with other facilities like Viewing pavilion, Barbing /hair dressing saloon, a modern Gym under

construction, upper deck bar with plasma televisions conspicuously positioned

for members’ pleasure.

It also has an Administrative office with modern office equipment’s, conference

room, ball boys and coaches rest rooms with electronics facilities.

OPENING HOURS:

Tennis Section official opening hours is 8am – 11am; but the bar remains operational till the last member leaves the section.

COACHES:

COACHING FEES:

The Section has a resident head coach and two assistant coaches. It also has

7 freelance coaches and 3 junior freelance coaches.

 

OTHER FACILITIES :

  1. ADVERT/VENDORS OUTLET

The Section is strategically positioned with vast areas and spaces for advert

purposes.

It is also the only section in the club that has up to four (4) spaces for vendors who carry out their businesses on daily basis. This business includes:

i. A kitchen with modern cooking equipments where both

local and continental dishes are prepared in a very hygienic condition for

members’ and guests.

ii. Sport shop where members purchase their sporting kits which are of International standard. Members from all over the

club come in here to choose their latest sporting kit especially tennis related stock.

iii. Confectionary store which serves members various kind of confectionary from ice cream, peanut etc.

iv.  Barbing / hair dressing saloon and massaging room

  1. VIEWING PAVILION:

The Tennis viewing pavilion has a sitting capacity of 600 for viewers in addition to a spacious terrace that can seat well over 200 people.

 

NAMES OF CHAIRMEN TILL DATES

  1. MR D.R. MURRAY   1971 – 1973
  2. MR H. SLOT       1974 – 1975
  3. MR A. GIALAIN    1976
  4. MR W.A. BURNETT  1977
  5. MR J. PAGE 1978  1979
  6. DR A. A. EFUNKOYA 1980
  7. ARC C.C. HILARIO 1981
  8. MR E.C. IKEYINA    1982
  9. MR OLU AJIBADE     1984
  10. MR Z. CAPTAN      1985
  11. MR G.A.T. OBOH    1986
  12. DR MADE OYENIYA   1987 – 1988
  13. MR C. A. CHUKWURAH 1989
  14. MAZI S. L. EZEDINMA 1990
  15. DR W.O. EGBUNA     1991 – 1992
  16. MR FRANK IGBENE    1993 – 1994
  17. DR A. ALAKIJA      1995 – 1996
  18. ENGR OBIDI EZENWA  1997 – 1998
  19. MR A. BOB DELA ROSA 1999 – 2000
  20. MR AKIN ADESOKAN    2001 – 2002
  21. ENGR TUNDE OLANIYAN 2003 – 2004
  22. MR VICTOR AZINGE    2005 – 2006
  23. MR EDET E. AKPASO   2007
  24. MR CHIKE ORJIAKO    2008 – 2009
  25. MR WALE OPEJIN      2010 – 2011
  26. MR BILLY JOE EKWUNIFE 2011 – 2013
  27. MR EDE OSEMWENGIE   2014 TIL DATE
  28. MR OLOYE ESAN OGUNLEYE  2016 TIL DATE

 

Here are the names of the executives of the tennis section.

  1. Chairman – Chief Esan Ogunleye
  2. Vice Chairman – Mr Collins Onuegbu
  3. Secretary – Mr Ben Obidiegwu
  4. Treasurer – Mr Diran Famakinwa
  5. Games Captain – Mr Akeem Mustapha
  6. Asst. Games Captain – Mr Abiola Oyeleye
  7. Entertainment Officer – Mr Lashore Olayemi
  8. Ex Officio – Mr Akindele Kolawole
  9. Ex Officio – Mr Segun Abijo
  10. Admin Manager – Deacon Sunday Udofia
  11. Admin Secretary – Miss Toyin Dejo-Ojomo
  12. Head Coach – Mr Ezekeil Ifemadu
  13. Coach – Mr Chris Agbim

Meet our executives

Upcoming Lawn Tennis tournamentsView tournaments archive →

We constantly engage ourselves in a few engaging and entertaining events and also healthy but highly competitive tournament all year round. With every tournament comes a winner. We are proud to showcase a list of tournament winners over the years.