• Sixth Annual AIM for the Stars Gala

    “AIM for the Stars” is Aces In Motion’s annual fundraising event you won’t want to miss.  Come celebrate our 6th annual event at the new Cade Museum on Friday evening, November 8th 2019.  Guests will enjoy dinner by Blue Water Bay, open bar, silent auction, and a fun filled evening of presentations, dancing and community.  Your attendance will be supporting our mission to “Coach for Life Beyond the Court” as […]

  • 9th Season of GACTA Middle School Tennis Starting in Late March 2019!

    The 9th season of GACTA’s Middle School Tennis season is starting soon! This no-cut program welcomes players of all levels. Matches will run from late March through mid- May at tennis courts in the Gainesville area. Participating schools include: Westwood, Howard Bishop, Kanapaha, Oak Hall, Jordan Glen, Oak View, Fort Clarke, and Lincoln. If your school is not listed and you are interested in starting a program please contact Anne […]

  • Fifth Annual AIM for the Stars Gala

    The Fifth Annual AIM for the Stars Gala features a new location at the Cade Museum, dinner catered by Blue Water Bay, and guest appearances by Todd Martin, MaliVai Washington, and Bryan Shelton. We think it will be a fabulous evening supporting a good cause, the Aces in Motion After-School Program. For more information, to purchase tickets, and to register for the silent auction, click on the link below or click […]

  • GACTA’s Aces in Motion Program Participating in The AMAZING GIVE

    Aces in Motion needs your support! The 24 hour Community Day of Giving begins on the evening of Wednesday March 21st and continues through Thursday March 22nd.

  • GACTA Middle School Tennis League Completes its Seventh Season

    This spring, the Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association (GACTA) sponsored the seventh season of its no-cut GACTA Middle School Tennis league, which provided 160 local middle school students, from beginner to advanced players, an opportunity to play tennis in a team format for their school. As in previous years, the season ran during the months of April and May following the high school tennis season. Volunteer parent-captains recruited middle school […]

  • Aim for the Stars Fourth Annual 2017 Fundraiser

    Click here to download the PDF Poster. Click here to buy tickets. Get ready for our AIM for the Stars Silent Auction by registering in advance: Learn More About the Event Pre-Register to Bid at the Silent Auction

  • GACTA’s Aces in Motion program is Part of the Amazing Give

    24 hours of community giving, from Wednesday March 29th, 6 p.m. through Thursday March 30th 6 p.m. Please support our Aces in Motion program.  

  • GACTA Awarded the 2016 USTA Florida Member Organization of the Year

    Community Tennis Volunteers, Players Honored at 2016 USTA Florida Annual Awards From USTA Florida. Gainesville Area Community Tennis Association Their slogan is “Tennis for All, Strive for Success, Play for Life!” USTA national stole some of the thunder of this award when the GACTA was announced as the national NJTL Chapter of the Year Award recipient, and presented with the award at the US Open. Now the Gainesville community tennis association […]

  • Third Annual “AIM for the Stars” Fundraiser

    Get your tickets here for the Third Annual Bryan Shelton Celebration, a fundraiser to benefit GACTA’s Aces in Motion programming for students from low-income families and those with developmental disabilities. The event will be held on Friday, August 19th, 2016 at the Gainesville Woman’s Club, starting at 6:30 p.m. Highlights of the evening will include a welcome by Bryan Shelton, UF Head Men’s Tennis coach, presentations by Aces in Motion participants, […]

  • Alachua County Represented for the First Time in Special Olympics Tennis

    Sometimes it takes a village to get a tennis program started, and in our case, it certainly did. After many months of hard work on the part of organizers, volunteers, and athletes alike, for the first time ever, Alachua County was represented in the tennis competition in the Special Olympics Summer Games at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando. The journey started when a board member of the […]

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Aldreka Everett, Executive Director
Phone: 386-473-8888

Anne Koterba, Board Member
Phone: 352-665-9544