Tennis Club


Volunteers are the backbone of the OTLBC. Committed and engaged members provide a whole range of vital services and prove, every day, that the club belongs to us all. If you are interested in getting involved, email

Volunteer Awards

Dave Fleming Volunteer Spirit Award was initiated in 1999 by the OTLBC Board and Tennis Executive, and it was named after Dave Fleming to honour his long-standing volunteer contributions to the club. This award is presented every two years to an OTLBC member who embodies the spirit of volunteerism. This special award recognizes the significant and long-term contributions of an individual who consistently demonstrates enthusiastic support for the club’s traditions and values through his or her volunteer efforts. Nominations are submitted by fellow members to a panel of reviewers, headed by Dave Fleming and comprising a past award recipient, the club Executive Director, and representatives from the Board and from the Member Committee.


Character: The nominee treats members and staff equally and with respect, willingly volunteers for a range of activities, is responsive and enthusiastic, shows a genuine desire to make the club members’ experience enjoyable, supports and respects the club’s traditions and values.

Long-term Commitment: The nominee has contributed service and support to club activities and initiatives consistently over a minimum of 3-5 years.

Impact: This person provides ‘value-added’ support to the club, goes beyond expected responsibilities, contributes to a range of activities, helps out where needed and demonstrates initiative.

Read about our past recipients here


Norman King Junior Award was donated by former member Molly King in honour of her late husband, Norman King. This award is presented annually to an Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club junior tennis member who exemplifies fair play, sportsmanship, enthusiasm for the game of tennis, and an eagerness to help other members enjoy their experience at the club. Past recipients include Molly Perkins (2019) and Julien Blanchet (2018).