2017 Winter Junior Sessions
Saturday Recreational Classes for ages 5 - 12
2017 WINTER SESSION I =January 7 - February 11
Class Descriptions: 2017 WINTER SESSION II = February 18 - March 25
LOCATION: Groveland Rec Center Gymnasium
All classes take place in a gym using portable mini-nets and age appropriate balls. Financial assistance available. Racquets provided for use in class.
Munchkin Tennis (Ages 5-7): Children will learn basic athletic skills for tennis with a focus on developing agility, balance and coordination. Cost: $45 for 6 weeks.
Red Ballers (Ages 7-10): Kids will learn and practice forehand and backhand strokes and receive an introduction to serve and volley through a variety of racquet and ball activities. The goal of this class is for kids to develop the skills to rally with a partner at least 10 times. Cost: $60 for 6 weeks. 9:40-10:25am
Orange Ballers (Ages 8-11): Kids will lean basic rules and continue to work on rallying the ball with a partner. Focus will be on footwork and sending and receiving skills to help players develop consistency with forehand and backhand groundstrokes. Players will learn and practice serve and volley through a variety of racquet and ball activities. Prerequisite: Ability to rally wth a partner using red balls. (This is the former Tennis 101 class). Cost is $60 for 6 weeks. 10:35- 11:20am
Green Ballers (Ages 9-12): This class is for kids with prior sports experience who are getting ready to enter age appropriate competition. Players should be able to maintain a groundstroke rally over the net. Players will develop a more complete game with attention to the volley and serve. (This is the former Tennis 201 class.) Cost: $60 for 6 weeks. 11:30am- 12:30pm.