2023 Junior Tennis Program

 

We offer a variety of tennis programs for the junior tennis player. Tennis programs are open to members and non-members. To determine the best fit for your family, see the details below.  All sessions are co-ed unless otherwise noted. 

We offer a variety of sessions for all ages. Programs include  Red Ball Pre-Rally (age 5 & 6), Red Development (age 7 & 8), Orange Development (age 9 & 10), and Green Development (age 11 & 12). Our 13-18 Teen Training programs include Futures, Challengers  and Champions (All ages 13+).

RED DEVELOPMENT PRE-RALLY: For new tennis players ages 5 and 6. Play takes place on a 36-foot court with a red ball, foam ball, and balloons. The program is designed to use game-based activities to develop the competencies needed for young players to learn to rally and play the game of tennis as soon as possible. 

RED DEVELOPMENT: For players ages 7 and 8. Play takes place on a 36-foot court with a red ball. Serve, Rally, Score, playing TENNIS is the priority! Build athletic skills that will promote rally skills through game-based activities. Introduce technical stroke development. Play takes place on a 36-foot court with a red ball.

ORANGE DEVELOPMENT: For players ages 9 and 10. Play takes place on a 60-foot court with a orange ball. Priority for Orange Development continues with Serve, Rally, Score. Playing the game of tennis! Players will continue to develop their athletic skills. The curriculum will progress from rally skills to a focus on the five ball controls of tennis:   1. Depth/Distance 2. Height 3. Direction 4. Speed 5. Spin

GREEN DEVELOPMENT: For players ages 11 and 12. Play takes place on the full 78-foot court with a green dot ball. Players will take the 5 ball controls of tennis learned in orange development and use them to develop their skills in the 5 game situations of tennis: 1. Serving 2. Returning 3. Both players back 4. Approaching the net 5. Hitting passing shots.

TEEN TRAINING FUTURES: For players ages 13 and up. Play takes place on a full 78-foot court primarily with the standard yellow ball. Program is to prepare players looking to make their high school team. Focus is on technical development and both singles and doubles tactical development.

TEEN TRAINING CHALLENGERS: For players ages 14 and up. Play takes place on a full 78-foot court with the standard yellow ball. Suitable for players who compete in USTA level 7 Challenger tournaments and up and players who have played for their JV team or Varsity Doubles. Focus is on technical development and both singles and doubles tactical development.

TEEN TRAINING CHAMPIONS: For players ages 14 and up. Play takes place on a full 78-foot court with the standard yellow ball. Suitable for players who compete in USTA Level 6 Championship level tournaments and up and for players who play Varsity singles or top doubles positions on state qualifying teams. Focus is on technical development and both singles and doubles tactical development.