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"Without the support of Western Economic Diversification and Northern Development, Ashcroft and the surrounding communities would have lost an important facility that is now ensured to help healthy life style initiatives for the betterment of mental and physical health for all ages."

Maria Russell Martin, President, Ashcroft and District Tennis Association

Ashcroft Modernizes Its Forty Year Old Public Tennis Court Facilities

The improvements made to the tennis courts in Ashcroft allow the community to host a wide variety of tennis related events, from summer tennis camps for children to regional tournaments. This facility will draw people from the surrounding region into the town for the variety of events the courts can…

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