Member of the Month

May 2022


Name:  Alison Harbilas


Hometown:  Bronxville, New York


Occupation: High School Special Education Teacher in Plymouth


What are your interests, hobbies, and talents outside of MCAC?  Foodie/love to cook, Books, Theatre. 


When you’re not at MCAC, where would we find you?  Reading at the Beach, walking, or attempting to play golf!


What days/times are you normally at MCAC?  5 evenings a week, tennis or spinning



Tell us about your sports and fitness background.  Grew up horseback riding, skiing and playing tennis since I was a kid.


When did you start at MCAC? How did you first get exposed to MCAC? How did your first couple of workouts go?  I was taking my son for tennis lessons when I met Joyce Taber at the front desk. She convinced me to take a lesson with Jim Leahy and that was it! Renewed my love for the game after twenty years! I joined every USTA team and never looked back!


What is your favorite movement/workout? Spinning Class


What impact has MCAC had on your life?  I knew no one on the Cape when we moved here over ten years ago. I became extremely active thanks to Midcape. It is helping me to live my best life.


Do you have a favorite MCAC moment?  I have great moments from all the tournaments at the club. They are the most fun weekends!! and of course watching Joyce making Tik-tok's!


What is your advice for people just getting started or thinking about starting MCAC?  Just do it, you won't regret it.  


What is keeping you at MCAC?  Bob, Jenn, the amazing and always helpful staff along with the fabulous new tennis courts!