Simpson Memorial Tennis Program

Helping others develop and enjoy tennis in the riverbend area.
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Repair Bud Simpson Tennis Center at Gordon Moore Park

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Money to fix tennis courts at Gordon Moore.

  • Can you help us reach the goal of $50,000 to repair the cracks and resurface the 8 courts at Simpson Tennis Center at Gordon Moore Park?
  • Donations are tax deductible
  • City will match donations dollar for dollar.
  • Any amount will help - $5, $10, $25, $100. All donations are greatly appreciated and will be recognized as a Friend of Tennis.
  • Large donations can be tied to Court Sponsorship recognition at the tennis center
  • Money donated to the City of Alton's "Simpson Tennis Fund" can only be used for the purpose of tennis court maintenance and tennis programs, and is only spent on projects approved by the Simpson Memorial Tennis Program.

Donations by Credit Card

Donations By Check

Send a check made out to "City of Alton" with the memo "Simpson Tennis Fund" to:

City Treasurer's Office
101 East Third St.
Alton, IL 62002

Thank You To Our Donors!

Click here to see list of donors and more information on project.

Let's get from here

to here

2016 Alton Open and NTRP Levels Tournament July 8-10

2016 Alton Junior Open Tournament July 29-31


  • Putting on the Bud Simpson Memorial Tournament
  • Fixing, maintaining and advocating for local courts
  • Supporting Alton Parks and Recreation tennis camps at Gordon Moore
  • Supporting Alton Open and Alton Junior Open

Current Projects

  • Repair Simpson Tennis Courts at Gordon Moore
    •  Finish crack repair and resurface 2 lower courts
      • Completed by Alton Parks and Rec Sep 15, 2012
      • Simpson Memorial Tennis Program contributed $4,500
    • Fill cracks and resurface 6 remaining courts
    • Fix buckling stands
    • See details


Nancy Ryrie
Kathy Claywell
Nancy Simpson
Gene Ursprung
Marv Adler
Bill Diddlebock
James Humphrey

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