Rackets and Net

Junior Tennis

We offer clinics and lessons for ages 4 and up to members and non-members. Our full time tennis pros Jonathan Parks and Christiaan Lee-Daigle will work with your young tennis star on a one on one basis or in a group setting. Junior Team Tennis and Summer Tennis Camps are popular activities for our area's youth.

For questions or more information contact:

Jonathan Parks - jonathan@wsrc.us

Christiaan Lee-Daigle - cleedaigle@wsrc.us

 

Clinic Sessions 

Please remember to sign the Covid Waiver for all Junior clinics.

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  • Winter Session 1:

    Tuesday or Thursday

    3:30-4:15 Racquet Rookies

    3:30-4:30 Super Stars only Tuesday

    36 Foot Court - Red Low Compression Balls
    Racquet Size 19" - 23"

    Racquet Rookies: Ages 4-6 
    Offered to our youngest tennis enthusiasts. The Racquet Rookies class focuses on the basic movements, catching, receiving, throwing, hitting and balance skills necessary to begin to play tennis.

    Super Stars: Ages 7-9

    The focus will be on fun, building hand-eye coordination, ball & motor control skills, sending and receiving, tracking, stroke production, rally skills and games. We will use the USTA 8U format of modified equipment, serving and scoring. This will all take place on a 36 foot - short court with smaller nets & red/yellow felt low compression balls. Our 7 & 8 yr olds will participate in our USTA 8U Jr. Tennis League Program on Sunday's.

  • Orange Group

    Winter Session 1:

    Mondays 3:45-5:00

    Saturdays 9:00-10:00

    60 Foot Court - Orange Low Compression Balls
    Racquet Size 23" - 25"

    Future Champs: Ages 9-11

    The focus is on improving groundstrokes, serving, rally skill and footwork. Class will be held on a 60-foot court using orange/yellow low compression balls. Serving and playing points (singles & doubles) are included along with understanding the rules of the game, scoring and playing a tie-breaker. These players also compete in our USTA 10U Jr. Tennis League Program at the beginner level and will start to enter USTA 10U Tournaments for Match play experience as their skills improve.

  • Winter Session 1: 

    Mondays 5:00-6:30

    Wednesdays 4:30-6:00

    Saturdays 10:00-11:30

    78 Foot Court - Green Dot & Yellow Balls

    Player Development: Ages 11 - 14

    This group is for a wide range of students from Beginner to Intermediate. Emphasis will be on the primary stokes of tennis (Forehand, Backhand, Volley and Serve) focusing on stroke mechanics, footwork, consistency, competitive skills and sportsmanship. The goal is to help each player improve their technique and skills during competitive play. A combination of challenging drills & match play will be used to improve upon game fundamentals. A mix of players compete in NC/USTA Tournaments or on our USTA Junior League Teams for competitive match play development.
     

  • Winter Session 1: 

    Mondays 6:30-7:30 PM

    78 Foot Court - Yellow Balls


    Junior Teen: Ages 11- 18 

    For the teenager who has had little or no prior tennis experience. Students will learn all of the basic strokes as they develop enthusiasm for the game. Players will also focus on match play skills as well as drills.

  • Yellow Tournament Training Group

    Winter Session 1:

    Clinic: Tuesday & Thursday 4:30-6:30

    Match Play:  Wednesday 4:30-6:00

    78 Foot Court - Yellow Ball - Advanced Class - Tournament Player

    Competitive Performance Team: Staff Pre-Approval

    The CPT program is geared toward tournament players who have a ranking or  are looking to achieve a state ranking or higher. This program is more demanding and will emphasize stroke mechanics, strategy, tactics, footwork, fitness and daily competition. Selection is based on experience, attitude, work ethic, discipline and the willingness to improve. Players are required to play in 8+ tournaments yearly.

ABOUT
USTA
Jr. Team Tennis League
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USTA Jr. Team Tennis (Co-ed) is a program of match play for boys and girls, ages 5 to 18, who want to play on a team. The teams are comprised of players of similar age and skill who compete against other club teams from around the area.

League divisions are:  18 & under, 14 & under, 12 & under, 10U-60' or 8U-36'.

 

Playing isn't only about lessons. Have fun and compete with the skills you learn in clinics. Match play is for members and juniors participating in our weekly clinics. Improve the intensity of your game. Players will be matched up based on level & ability.

1-1/2 hours of organized and supervised match / point play for kids that have had at least 2 years of experience and are ready to learn while playing matches. This is the best way to learn how to compete while gaining essential match play experience to take their game to the next level.

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Junior Match Play
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