The new Taupont tennis court opened its doorways on Wednesday May fifth. It is the Tennis Club Ploërmelais, represented by the trainer Jean-Marc Le Rheun and his group of scholars who had the pleasure of treading the tennis court for the very first time. Were current, the mayor Jean-Charles Sentier and a couple of of his deputies, Philippe Mahias in command of works and Annick Delsaut in command of associations.
“For health reasons related to the Covid epidemic, there will be no official inauguration! “Explains the mayor. Guénaël Oger, the technical services manager, also present, explained that they are the municipal agents, who removed the structure of the old tennis court: fences, poles, concrete beds… “Two days of work at 3 employees were needed in order to set the stage for the business to come. This was done in October 2020! ”
“The old tennis court had become impassable! It has just been completely refurbished! The site was entrusted to the public works company Colas de Ploërmel, for the laying of the asphalt and for the marking on the ground. The installation of the fence, the net and the fittings in general were entrusted to the sports equipment company, Sport et Nature de Beignon. Work began at the beginning of last November, for delivery in mid-April 2021. The total cost comes to 27,000 euros including tax ”, clarify the elected officers.
“The population was waiting, it was becoming a necessity for tennis training and recreation!” provides Jean-Charles Sentier. The municipality has additionally taken benefit of this era slowed down because of the epidemic, to revise the infrastructure on the stage of all sports activities complexes. The handrail of the soccer area has been utterly revised, the two altering rooms repainted within the colours of the membership, the aim nets have been utterly redone, the multisports and skate park have been checked, the sports activities corridor cleaned, disinfected and revised …
The Tennis Club Ploërmelais is chaired by Jacques Burquin. It is made up of round 200 members, aged 3 for the youngest and no age restrict for adults! Jean-Marc Le Rheun, primary teacher, is a graduate worker, Elise Rafflegeau is a facilitator, seconded from Ploërmel Community, Nicolas Guyot is a tennis educator, federal graduate.
“We have 3 indoor tennis courts in Ploërmel and 3 outdoor courts in Taupont, useful for planning big tournaments! We have relaunched our club activities, before the curfew… ”, signifies the trainer.