Summer Junior Recreational Tennis Classes
*Prices are based on 4 Week Sessions. Saturdays in Summer Session 1 are prorated for July 4. Visit our Summer Camps Page for info on our full day and half-day options for each the 9 weeks of summer.
Little Hitters – Ages 3-4 with parent
This class introduces toddlers to tennis while building fundamental motor skills such as balance and coordination. These classes are geared towards a toddlers unique way of learning, and incorporate the use of beach balls, balloons, sponge tennis balls, cones, large targets and prizes to reward the child’s great effort and
ensure engagement in the class.
Red Ball 1 – Ages 5-7
This is a beginning class in which students will learn basic technique and grips on ground strokes, volleys, and serves in a structured progression on a 36’ court with red and sponge balls. Players will also be taught proper ready position and movement, along with confidence and coordination drills. With fun games, and a team atmosphere, watch your player flourish.
Red Ball 2 – Ages 5-7 (intermediate)
This is a class in which players will continue to develop the skills gained in Red Ball 1, with the addition of the approach shot and overhead. Players will learn the difference between open and closed stance, hitting with topspin and slice, simple tactics, and the ability to rally with consistency and directional changes.
Orange Ball 1 – Ages 8-10
In this beginning class, students will learn basic technique and grips on all shots, including ground strokes, volleys, serves, overheads, approach shots, and return of serve on a 60’ court using orange balls. Players will be taught how to keep a consistent rally, with the use of fun and challenging games and drills.
Orange Ball 2 – Ages 8-10 (intermediate)
This is a class in which players will continue to develop the skills gained in Orange Ball 1, with the addition of tactics, ball recognition, and beginning to learn about game styles. Players will learn the difference between open and closed stance, hitting with topspin and slice, simple tactics, and the ability to rally with consistency
and directional changes. Players will continue learning on a 60’ court with an introduction to a 78’ full court. Players in this class will be introduce to Novice 10 and under tournament and league play.
Green Ball & Yellow 1 – Ages 10-12
This is a beginning class in which students will learn basic technique and grips on all strokes. Players will also be taught proper movement and recovery steps, along with different stances. This high energy group will consist of drills, games, and an introduction to tennis specific fitness.
Yellow Ball 2 – Ages 12-18 (intermediate)
This class will allow players to further develop skills gained in Yellow Ball 1. This class is geared towards preparing teens for competitive tournament and high school play. Players will be taught to recognize game styles and weaknesses in an opponent’s game, as well as how to use their own strengths for a successful
outcome. Mental training will also be introduced in this class. Players will be advised and encouraged to participate in local novice and satellite tournaments.
Yellow Ball 3 – Ages 12-18 (intermediate)
This class will continue to develop skills players have acquired in Yellow Ball 2. Yellow 3 is geared toward middle school and high school players who are playing multiple times per week and ideally playing high school tennis in addition to at least several tournaments per year. Players will refine their technique, learn more advanced strategies and begin to focus heavily on point construction. Proper mindset will be imparted and tournament play will be encouraged.
Matchplay Opportunities – Ages 12-18 (intermediate)