Tennis

Tennis

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Tennis Classes for Kids

Pee Wee Tennis with Darius Ivaska  

Ages 3-4, Saturdays, 8/22-10/3, 10:45-11:30 AM, Watts Tennis Courts, $90/99, 118510-27

Ages 3-4, Saturdays, 10/17-12/12          , 10:45-11:30 AM, Takiff Center, $90/99, 218510-01

This fun class teaches kids how to hold a racquet, strengthens hand-eye coordination and balance, and shows them how to properly hit the ball. No class 9/19, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, and 11/28.  If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Ages 4-5, Saturdays, 8/22-10/3, 11:30-12:30 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $108/119, 118510-28

Ages 4-5, Saturdays, 10/17-12/12, 11:30-12:30 PM, Takiff Center, $108/119, 218510-02

Expand your child’s basic knowledge of tennis in this fast-paced class! Kids will work on developing strokes, shown how to track the ball, learn self-feeding drills, and start hitting.      No class 9/19, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, and 11/28.  If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Youth Tennis with Darius Ivaska  

Ages 5-6, Saturdays, 8/22-10/3, 12:30-1:30 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $108/119, 118510-29

Ages 5-6, Saturdays, 10/17-12/12, 12:30-1:30 PM, Takiff Center, $108/119, 218510-03

This class’ emphasis is on teaching primary tennis skills, including movement, balance, and hand-eye coordination. Individual or team games accompany fun activities to help develop basic swing techniques and tactics. No class 9/19, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, and 11/28. If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Ages 7-8, Saturdays, 8/22-10/3, 1:30-2:30 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $108/119, 118510-30

Ages 7-8, Saturdays, 10/17-12/12, 1:30-2:30 PM, Takiff Center, $108/119, 218510-04

Need an advanced class to fine-tune your child’s tennis skills? Proper techniques of swings and serves will be refined, as well as basic tactics, regular scoring systems, and match play. No class 9/19, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, and 11/28.  If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Ages 9-10, Saturdays, 8/22-10/3, 2:30-3:30 PM          , Watts Tennis Courts, $108/119, 118510-31

Ages 9-10, Saturdays, 10/17-12/12, 2:30-3:30 PM, Takiff Center, $108/119          , 218510-05

Now that your child has a solid foundation of primary tennis skills, we will fine-tune stroke development, with kids working to be able to hit the ball to different areas of the court and how to serve and volley. This class will also use match play. No class 9/19, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, and 11/28.  If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Ages 11-14, Saturdays, 8/22-10/3, 3:30-4:30 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $108/119, 118510-32

Ages 11-14, Saturdays, 10/17-12/12, 3:30-4:30 PM, Takiff Center, $108/119, 218510-06

Does your teen want to advance their tennis skills? This class focuses on competitive tennis! We will work on developing strokes, spin, and power. Participants will learn through match play and drills. No class 9/19, 10/10, 10/31, 11/14, and 11/28. If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Tennis Classes for Adults

Beginner with Tim Hibben  

Age 18+, Mondays, 8/24-10/5, 11-12 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $90/99, 118710-29

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 8/26-10/7, 11-12 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $126/138, 118710-33

Students are introduced to the game of tennis and receive basic instruction of strokes, serving, volleys, rules, scoring, and proper etiquette. If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Beginner Drill with Tim Hibben  

Age 18+, Saturdays, 8/29-10/3, 11-12 PM, Central Tennis Courts, $90/99, 118710-37

Students are introduced to the game of tennis and receive basic instruction of strokes, serving, volleys, rules, scoring, and proper etiquette. If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Advanced Beginner Drill with Tim Hibben  

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 8/25-10/6, 11-12 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $126/138, 118710-31

Age 18+, Thursdays, 8/27-10/8, 11-12 PM, Watts Tennis Courts, $126/138, 118710-35

For students who have progressed past the beginner program, this class emphasizes stroke refinement and match play. If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Intermediate Drill & Play with Tim Hibben  

Age 18+, Tuesdays, 8/25-10/6, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Tennis Courts, $168/185, 118710-30

Age 18+, Thursdays, 8/27-10/8, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Tennis Courts, $168/185, 118710-34

Forty-five minutes of drills start each session. The emphasis is on organized match play with the intent of putting into effect what has been mastered from previous practice. Varied competition, with tips from the pros, strengthens your game skills. The level of play is advanced, so acceptance into the group play situation is set up at the teaching pro’s discretion. Intermediate Drill participants must have an NTRP rating of 3.0-3.5. If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Advanced Drill & Play with Tim Hibben  

Age 18+, Mondays, 8/24-10/5, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Tennis Courts, $120/132, 118710-28

Age 18+, Wednesdays, 8/26-10/7, 9:30-11 AM, Watts Tennis Courts, $168/185, 118710-32

Age 18+, Saturdays, 8/29-10/03, 9:30-11 AM, Central Tennis Courts, $120/132, 118710-36

Each session starts with 45 minutes of drills, with individualized tips from the teachers to hone your playing skills. This level of play is advanced, acceptance into the group play situation is set up at the teaching pro’s discretion. Participants must have an NTRP rating of 3.5 or higher. If COVID restrictions change and class cannot be held in person: it will be canceled and a refund issued.

 

Tennis On-Demand Classes                                                                                     

Have a group of friends that would like to take a tennis class together? Tennis schedule doesn’t work with your busy schedule? No problem! Our tennis instructors can teach private, semi-private, and family lessons at a time that works for you! To build your class, please contact Shannon Stevens at sstevens@glencoeparkdistrict.com.