Youth Programming

Saint Paul Urban Tennis offers a wide variety of programming for young people. Whether they are looking to try something new or get on a pathway to compete at the highest levels, there is something at SPUT for all youth. We offer three programming categories: Lessons, Camps, and Competition.

(psst... are you an out of school time provider? a P.E. teacher? a community organization? a recreation center? We love building partnerships! Email thony@urbantennis.org to learn more about what we offer youth engagement organizations!)

Youth Lessons

Lessons are a great place for beginner and intermediate players to learn and grow their game. Our lessons offer a fun and friendly community environment focused on developing a player's tennis and life skills. Players will receive coaching on fundamentals, opportunities to drill and practice, tons of fun games, and will grow through our SPUT S.P.I.R.I.T. (service, perseverance, integrity, responsibility, imagination, teamwork) curriculum.

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Spring 2022

Where: 

  • Carty Park (Mondays): April 11 - May 30
  • Mattocks Park (Tuesdays): April 12 - May 31
  • Mattocks Park (Wednesdays): April 13 - June 1
  • Edgcumbe Rec Center (Thursdays): April 14 - June 2
  • Central High School (Saturdays): April 16 - June 4

When and Who:

  • Mondays (Carty Park)
    • Ages 5-8 (4:30-5:30pm)
    • Ages 9-10 (5:30-6:30pm)
  • Tuesdays (Mattocks Park)
    • Ages 5-8 (4:30-5:30pm)
    • Ages 5-8 (4:30-5:30pm)
  • Wednesdays (Mattocks)
    • Ages 5-8 (4:30-5:30pm)
    • Ages 9-10 (5:30-6:30pm)
  • Thursdays (Edgcumbe Rec Center)
    • Ages 5-8 (4:30-5:30pm)
    • Ages 9-10 (5:30-6:30pm)
  • Saturdays (Central Senior High School)
    • Ages 5-8 (9:00-10:00am)
    • Ages 9-10 (10:00-11:00am)
    • Ages 11-12 (11:00am-12:00pm)
    • Ages 13+ (12:00-1:00pm)

Cost: $70 (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: https://secure.stpaulurbantennis.org/np/clients/urbantennis/event.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&event=943

SPUT COVID-19 Programming Safety Protocols: https://stpaulurbantennis.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SPUT-Summer-2021-Covid-Safety-Plan.pdf

Summer 2022

Daytime lessons:

Where: 

  • Carty Park
  • Central High School
  • Cherokee Park
  • College Park
  • Como High School
  • Eastview Rec Center
  • Edgcumbe
  • Groveland
  • Hayden Heights
  • Highland High School
  • Langford
  • Lindwood
  • Macalester
  • Mattocks
  • Merriam Park
  • North Dale
  • St. Clair
  • St. Kates

When: Mondays - Thursdays , June 20 - July 28

Who:

  • Ages 5-8 (9am - 10am)
  • Ages 9-10 (10am - 11am)
  • Ages 11-12 (11am - 12pm)
  • Afternoon ages 5-10 (12pm - 1pm) *Please note that afternoon 5-10 classes are not available at all sites. 
  • Teens/13+ (12pm - 1pm) *Please note that teen classes are not available at all sites. 

Cost: $150 (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: https://secure.stpaulurbantennis.org/event.jsp?event=1065&

Evening lessons:

Where: 

  • Arkwright Park (Tuesdays and Thursdays)
  • Carty Park (Tuesdays/Thursdays)
  • Edgcumbe (Tuesdays/Thursdays)
  • Mattocks Park (Mondays/Wednesdays)
  • MLK Rec Center (Mondays/Wednesdays)
  • Washington Tech HS (Mondays/Wednesdays)

When: Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 20th - July 28th

Who:

  • Ages 5-8 (4:30pm - 5:30pm)
  • Ages 9-10 (5:30pm - 6:30pm)

Cost: $75 (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: 

https://secure.stpaulurbantennis.org/event.jsp?event=1080&

High Performance Lessons:

Where: Harding High School

When: Mondays - Thursdays, Harding High School, June 20 - July 28

Who:

  • Ages 5-8 (9am - 10am)
  • Ages 9-10 (10am - 11am)
  • Ages 11-12 (11am - 12pm)
  • Teens/13+ (12pm - 1pm)

Cost: $210 (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: 

https://secure.stpaulurbantennis.org/event.jsp?event=1095&

Fall 2022

More details coming soon!

Winter 2022

Stay tuned for our Winter 2022 schedule! We are looking forward to you being with us!

Youth Camps

Academic Creative Engagement (A.C.E.) Camps integrate tennis with fun off-court math, science, literacy, and creative expression activities to inspire kids to develop a love of learning. We are excited to offer a full summer's worth of half-day camps this year! Our camps are one week long and rotate across the city.

 

Though camps are offered via open registration in the summer, we are excited to create camp opportunities across the Saint Paul community by partnering with schools, recreation centers, and community organizations. Email admin@urbantennis.org to learn more!

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A.C.E. Camps

Where: Identify your camp location here.

  • MLK: June 28th - July 1st

  • Eastview: July 5th - July 8th

  • Dayton's Bluff: July 12th - July 15th

  • MLK: July 12th - July 15th

  • West Minnehaha: July 19th - July 22nd

  • Rice: July 26th - July 29thd

  • Battle Creek: July 26th - July 29th

  • Carty Park: August 2nd - August 5th

  • Arkwright: August 2nd - August 5th

When: 9:00am - 12:00pm, Monday - Thursday

Who: Youth ages 5-12

Cost: $120 (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: https://secure.stpaulurbantennis.org/np/clients/urbantennis/event.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&event=963

SPUT COVID-19 Programming Safety Protocols: https://stpaulurbantennis.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SPUT-Summer-2021-Covid-Safety-Plan.pdf

Youth Competition

Competitive tennis offers young people a supportive team environment to develop their skills and learn the life lessons that competition provides. Our competition programs are for intermediate to advanced players who hope to play at a competitive level.

 

Not sure if our competition programming is for you? Email us at admin@urbantennis.org with any programming questions.

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Spring 2022 Middle School Boys Team

Where: Eastview Recreation Center

When: April 13- May 19, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-5:00pm

Who: Middle School Boys interested in tennis, leadership, and joining a community that encourages playing sports.

Cost: $90 (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: https://secure.stpaulurbantennis.org/np/clients/urbantennis/event.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&event=983

SPUT COVID-19 Programming Safety Protocols: https://stpaulurbantennis.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SPUT-Summer-2021-Covid-Safety-Plan.pdf

In-House JTT (18U & 14U)

Where: Identify your location here.

Players will join a team at either Central, Como, Harding, or Highland and compete in a round robin league against other teams in Saint Paul. At the end of summer, the top 5 boys and girls from each team will be invited to play at the United States Tennis Association sectional tournament.

When: June 20 - July 28, 1:30pm - 3:30pm, Monday - Thursday

Who: Intermediate to advanced players ages 12-18 looking to play competitive tennis. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.

Cost: $250 for 6 weeks of instruction. (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: https://secure.stpaulurbantennis.org/np/clients/urbantennis/event.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&event=953

SPUT COVID-19 Programming Safety Protocols: https://stpaulurbantennis.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SPUT-Summer-2021-Covid-Safety-Plan.pdf

SPUTniks JTT (18U 14U & 12U)

Where: Identify your location here.

  • SPUTniks 12U & 14U at Eastview
  • SPUTniks 18U at Washington Tech

When: June 20- July 28, 1:30pm - 3:30pm, Monday - Thursday

Who: High performance teams which require tryout for entry. Email brandon@urbantennis.org for more information to try out.

Cost: $280 for 6 weeks of instruction. (Scholarships available)

Sign Up: Please email brandon@urbantennis.org 

Try Out Information:

Location - Eastview Recreation Center

Date - May 1st

Time

  • 12U and 14U - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • 18U - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

SPUT COVID-19 Programming Safety Protocols: https://stpaulurbantennis.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/SPUT-Summer-2021-Covid-Safety-Plan.pdf