Junior Tennis Programs-OLD


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** Dream Team: High Performance Doubles Skills and Drills Tournament Training Edition **
Private groups of 4 will get a 60-minute lesson followed by 30-minutes of coached competitive play. Your friendships and your game will flourish!

Tiny Tot Rookies (Ages 5-7)
Tiny Tots focuses on the basics of the game. Children will learn stroke fundamentals and hand eye coordination. Low-compression tennis balls and modified tennis courts allow kids to have faster success. Rallying and rules of the game are introduced. 21″ or 23″ racquet sizes. Red ball.

Shooting Stars (Ages 8-9)
Shooting Stars focuses on the fundamentals of the game, with forehand and backhand defined. Serve and return are developed. Continental grip is introduced. Class is held on a 60-foot court. Rallying and rules of the games are emphasized. 23” or 25” racquet sizes. Orange ball.  

Tournament Aces (Ages 10-12)
Consistency is key. Full points are played, spin is introduced, and continental grip is enforced. 25″ or 26″ racquets. Green dot ball.

Tournament Training (12-, 14-, & 18-under)
This class is designed for players that are starting to compete in tournaments or high school tennis teams. It is for ages 12-18 and replaces three former classes – 12 & under ELITE, 14 & under, and 18 & under. Players should already be working on the continental grip. Depending on age, yellow and green dot balls will be used. All players will work on skill development, footwork, and match tactics.

Junior Ladder Match Play (Ages 8-18)
Players will learn to put the skills that they have learned to work in match play situations. Singles and doubles tactics will be reviewed. Rules of tournament play will be enforced. If a junior attends a weekly class full time, they will receive 50% off their Junior Match Play registration. A junior may drop in for $20/week. Sign up is required to drop in.

Policies & Procedures
  • All participants must be registered before they can attend a class. If you are making up a class, you must call ahead for space availability.
  • Please come ready to play with a water bottle, non-marking tennis shoes, and a racquet. Tennis racquets are available in the FITshop for rent or purchase.
  • 24-hour cancellation policy: If a member or guest has booked a lesson, clinic, or signed up for league play and does not give 24-hours notice, they will be charged for the reserved spot. If their spot can be filled, a refund will be issued.
  • Make-up policy: Make-up classes are available when there is an open space in a similar offering. RVC promises to do our best to accommodate your request.