December 3 - 9, 2018 


We are working to keep our members informed about the happenings at El Gancho in a timely manner. Each week we will send a brief overview of what you can look forward to at El Gancho.

Our new website features a page showing the weekly fitness schedule. You can follow the link above or find it anytime at


Tuesday, December 11th
at 2:20 PM
with Martha Quick

A half-hour introduction to Yoga for Absolute Beginners .

  • Learn several stretches and modifications to help your specific body feel more limber that you can quickly practice at home, or in the gym.
  • This class will involve some gentle movements.
  • No yoga experience required.
  • Weight lifters and tennis players welcome!
  • Early preparation for 2019 New Year's resolutions and/or letting go of the stress of having resolutions 

Sign up required by: Monday, December 10th by 5 PM.

"Stay Fit and Trim during the Holidays"

Free Lecture with Pamela Herzenberg
Tuesday, December 11th
at 4:45 PM

Sign up required by: Monday, December 10th by 5 PM


Saturday, December 15th
at 10:15 AM 
with Bruce Hamilton 

Bruce will fill the hour with special music attuned to the season, 
while leading the class with a ride that will combine great fun 
and the challenge to burn a few extra  holiday  calories.

Sign up through the front desk!


Our Winter Doubles Leagues will begin the week of 
Monday, December 31st 2018 
and will run for seven weeks. 
The following divisions will be available:
  • Men's 3.5--Every Saturday from 2:00-3:30 PM beginning January 5th (max of 8 players)
  • Men's 4.0--Every Saturday from 12:30-2:00 PM beginning January 5th (max of 8 players)
  • Men's 4.5--Every Wednesday from 7:30-9:00 PM beginning January 2nd (max of 8 players)
  • Women's 3.0--Every Saturday from 3:30-5:00 PM beginning January 5th (max of 8 players)
  • Women's 3.5--Every Sunday from 9:00-10:30 AM beginning January 6th (max of 8 players)
  • Women's 4.0/4.5--Every Wednesday from 6:00-7:30 PM beginning January 2nd (max of 8 players).

Space is limited to eight players for each division on a first-come, first-serve basis. Only players of that rating are allowed to sign up for their respective divisions. Anyone who is not rated at that level may only sign up as a sub. 

Sign-up will open Monday, December 3rd, 2018. To sign up, please email

The leagues will be in the form of a round robin, whereby each week you are paired with a different partner. The winner will be the player with the highest percentage of games won at the end of the seven weeks. The cost is $70 per player and this includes all indoor court fees and tennis balls. Matches will last one and a half hours.

Name | Company | Phone | Email | Website
  El Gancho Fitness Swim and Racquet Club | 505-988-5000 |