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Tennis Lessons

Classes for players of any level – from beginners learning basic strokes, scoring and rules to intermediate and advanced incorporating spin, stroke variety volleys and more.

 

Beginner

This class is for those who have not played before or are just getting started. You will learn all the basics of the game including: strokes, rules, scoring, footwork, and tennis etiquette. Classes will include ball feeding drills, live-ball hitting with other classmates, and personal stroke instruction.

By the end of the class, you will have learned the grips and basic strokes of the forehand, backhand, serve, volley, and overhead shots.

Price: Member – $240 / Non-member – $280

Instructor: Carol Downes 

Dates Days Times Action
9/13/22 – 10/25/22* Tues/Thurs 4:00 – 5:00 pm Register

Location: Channing Tennis Courts

*No Class 10/6

 

Intermediate

Build on your tennis skills and learn how to comfortably play a game of tennis. This class will teach you to rally with more consistent depth and placement and will help you develop a first and second serve. A great workout that will help you fine-tune your strokes and improve your match play.

Price: Member – $240 / Non-member – $280

Instructor: Carol Downes 

Dates Days Times Action
9/13/22 – 10/25/22* Tues/Thurs 5:00 – 6:00 pm Register

Location: Channing Tennis Courts

*No Class 10/6

 

Advanced

In this class one should be near NTRP 4.5 or equivalent and have good control and command of all strokes. We will focus on both the sport and game of tennis, including movement, technique, tactics, and strategies, and how to incorporate these different skills into your game.

All participants should expect a great workout as well.

Price: Member – $240 / Non-member – $280

Dates Days Times Action
9/27/22 – 11/3/22 Tues/Thurs 6:00 – 7:00 pm CANCELLED

Location: Channing Tennis Courts

Performance Tennis Training (4 weeks) (2 days weekly)

Fast paced feed drills and directed games for 3.5 NTRP intermediates.  Class is for players building their game on good footwork, early preparation,and good balance. Games and drills to support those basic foundations and add to player’s shot options. Players must have comparable match play experience to join this class.   Limited enrollment.

Price: Member – $160 / Non-member – $185

Instructor: Carol Downes 

Dates Days Times Action
9/12/22 – 10/5/22 Mon/Wed 10:00 – 11:00 am Register

Location: Channing Tennis Courts

 

High Performance Tennis Training (4 weeks) (2 days weekly)

High performance based training for 4.0 NTRP for high intermediates with match experience who want to improve through live hitting and quick drills.  Game based practice to improve tempo, transition shots, court coverage, acceleration. Limited enrollment, players need adequate match experience to enroll.

Price: Member – $160 / Non-member – $185

Instructor: Carol Downes 

Dates Days Times Action
9/12/22 – 10/6/22 Mon/Wed 9:00 – 10:00 am Register

Location: Channing Tennis Courts

 

Tennis Basics (4 weeks) (1 day weekly)

Covers grips, basic strokes, rules, scoring, parts of court, feed drills from coach.  Games and directed play. For players with no or limited tennis background.

Price: Member – $80 / Non-member – $95

Instructor: Carol Downes 

Dates Days Times Action
10/15/22 – 11/5/22 Saturday 9:00 – 10:00 am Register

Location: Channing Tennis Courts

 

Private Lessons

Dedicated lessons for individuals or groups of two.

Individual

Dates Member Price
1-hour Lesson $65

Duet

Dates Member Price
1-hour Lesson $55

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