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Thank you for helping us make a difference! Select RISE campaign when making your tax deductible donation.

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TOPs' Eastside Tennis Center RISE Campaign

Ways to Support RISE & FAQs

RISE funding is coming from multiple sources. Your donations + company sponsors + grants + tenant improvement dollars from our lease renewal are being combined to transform this special facility that so many call home to reach its even greater potential. Thank you for your support and donations of all sizes!

Current Received & Committed Funding:

$265,725

Total Estimated Funding to Complete All R.I.S.E Projects:

$1,000,000

R.I.S.E. Funding/Progress

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RISE stands for Renewal, Improvement, Space Expansion.

TOPs' Eastside Tennis Center is at a unique opportunity in its history. After our first successful decade, we renewed our lease with a long-term extension. With your help, we will enhance this special place to reach its full potential with the RISE Capital Campaign.  

  • RISE. planned improvements for better playing experience on court include:

    • Heating upgrade - replace 4 old heaters with 6 new heaters (project completed) 

    • Installed 3 large fans to keep climate comfortable (project completed) 

    • Adding insulation

    • Purchase 2 New Tennis Ball Machines and 1 New Pickleball Machine

    • Purchase electronic scoreboards

Better Playing Experience
  • RISE Plan - add one more standard indoor tennis next to court 1

  • While serving 2,500 unique students annually at TOPs locations, ETC has a very large waiting lists daily for ages 8-18

  • One additional standard court adds 16% more capacity ETC for prime-time junior hours

  • Help us get more youth active in their formative years to develop confidence, and also to instill TOPs' SPIRIT core values

More Court Space = More Youth Served
More Pickleball
  • RISE plan - the newly added singles tennis court, will also be lined with two pickleball courts for a total of 6 pickleball courts in many hours of the day

  • The official state sport of Washington is booming at ETC

  • We added a 4th court (court 13) last year

  • All 4 current courts are busy throughout the day including pickleball classes, flights and public court rentals  

  • Court expansion also allows for junior pickleball program expansion

More Adult Tennis
  • RISE Plan - with new indoor court add more evening and day adult classes

  • While junior tennis is our primary mission, ETC adult programming also has long daily waitlists

  • Recently, all ETC adult evening classes are filling in the first 10 minutes after registration opens

  • Healthy communities are active communities

Better Viewing & Community Spaces
  • RISE plans - Upgrade and redesign ETC upstairs for viewing, studying, and events

  • Add spectator viewing, which includes counters for smart devices

  • Improved walking corridor between adult tennis and youth tennis/pickleball courts

  • Main lobby improvements including:

    • flooring upgrade (removal of heavily worn carpeting)

    • electronic customer info boards/visual court schedules

Why Support RISE

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