"Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own, you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your body." (1 Corinthians 6:19-20)
fundamentals, fitness, fellowship, and fun!
Tennis At Shiloh (TAS) is an organization of the Social Justice and Community Outreach Ministry. It was organized in 1976 by 18 members of the congregation for the purpose of providing physical and spiritual development through recreation and fellowship in a Christian atmosphere for youths and adults. In other words, TAS promotes “Fundamentals, Fitness, Fellowship, and Fun.” Tennis At Shiloh offers instructional, social, and competitive tennis play to all, beginners, intermediates, and seasoned players.
affiliations and partners
TAS is a member of the American Tennis Association (ATA) and the United States Tennis Association (USTA). TAS is also a member of the Washington Tennis Association (WTA) and the Mid-Eastern Tennis Association (META). Tennis At Shiloh is a strong programmatic partner with the DC Department of Recreation.
On Saturday mornings in the spring and summer, Tennis At Shiloh offers a free youth instructional program, a free adult tennis instructional program, doubles competitions and free play to the community. And, on the first week in June of each year TAS hosts one of the oldest and most popular USTA Open tournaments in Washington DC, the Annual Shiloh Open. This storied event draws top amateur players from around the country for play on city courts in downtown Washington.
Fall and Winter Activities
The fun does not end at Labor Day. Tennis At Shiloh hosts monthly tennis parties during the fall and winter months on selected weekends. For those with a strong competitive spirit, the club at sponsors adult teams of advanced beginners and intermediates who play in metropolitan area mixed doubles leagues from January through March.