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Summer 2019

Welcome to SPUT Headquarters for Summer 2019!

On this page you will find information and updates to keep you up to speed on summer programming with Saint Paul Urban Tennis. We're still building out an awesome experience so stay in touch! Summer registration is now open (find the links below)! Subscribe to our email list and you'll be the first to know when new updates happen!

Summer Youth Programming Options

Junior Lessons

Beginner to advanced lessons for ages 5-18. Daytime and evening options available.

Daytime Lessons 

(M-Th, June 17 - July 26)
  • Red Ball (Ages 5-8, 9am - 10am)
  • Orange Ball (Ages 8-11, 10am - 11am)
  • Green Ball (Ages 9-12, 11am - 12pm)
  • Teen (Ages 13+, 12pm - 1pm)

Evening Lessons 

(M-Th, June 17 - July 26)
  • Green Ball (Ages 9-12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm)
  • Orange Ball (Ages 8-11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm) 
  • Red Ball (Ages 5-8, 6:30pm - 7:30pm) 

Free Sampler Camps

  • Saturday, May 11: Red and Orange Ball (Ages 5-11)
  • Saturday, May 18: Green Ball (Ages 10-13)

A.C.E. Tennis Camps

Participants will have fun playing and learning tennis alongside activities designed to promote academic enrichment. A.C.E is an incredible program designed by USTA and stands for Academic Creative Engagement. Best suited for ages 8-12. 

  • July 29th - August 2nd: Eastview Recreation Center
  • August 5 - August 9: St. Kate's University

Clinics and Match Play

Stay tuned for extra opportunities to learn and play! We'll reach out to families as programming gets under way. 

Red ball classes provide instruction on tennis technique and promote athletic development through a variety of fun and engaging games. 

  • Ages 5-8
  • Beginner to Intermediate
  • Larger and slower balls on a smaller court to promote development
  • Monday - Thursday, June 17 - July 26
  • Daytime Lessons are 9am - 10am at all sites
  • Evening Lessons are 6:30pm - 7:30pm at Central High School
  • We use a sliding fee for summer registrations. Please select desired payment level on registration page.

Click here to register for daytime Red Ball

Click here to register for evening Red Ball

Junior Competition

Learn to play tennis at a competitive level as part of a team for ages 5-18.

Junior Team Tennis 

(M-Th, June 17 - July 26)
  • 14 and Under (Ages 10-14, 2pm - 4pm)
  • 18 and Under (Ages 14-18, 2pm - 4pm)

SPUTniks Traveling Team 

(M-Th, June 17 - July 26)
  • 12 and Under (Ages 10-12, 1pm - 3pm)
  • 14 and Under (Ages 10-14, 1pm - 3pm)
  • 18 and Under (Ages 14-18, 1pm - 3pm)

All-City Tournament

  • July 19 (Ages 12-18)
  • July 20 (Ages 12 and under)

Outreach

Become one of our community partners to have us bring lessons to kids in your program.

Outreach programming varies due the diverse needs of our partners. Typically, outreach follows this template: 

  • 8 - 16 Students
  • Ages 5-18
  • Anywhere that there is space to run around (tennis court, gym, parking lot, occasionally we'll even do a grassy field)
  • 45 minutes/session
  • 1-2x/week for 6 weeks

We're excited to teach tennis and life skills in our community, so please reach out if you would like to partner with us. Every program is different so we can get creative to adapt to your needs. Contact johnny@urbantennis.org to explore options. 

Summer Programming Options

Click on the tabs below to find information and links to register for lessons, competition, and events!

Junior Lessons

Welcome to summer with Saint Paul Urban Tennis (SPUT)! We'll be learning tennis and life skills together and building community to make the world a better place! Our classes are ideal for all ages and ability levels. Red, Orange, and Green classes use slower balls and age specific equipment to make learning more accessible. We train our coaches to differentiate lessons for all ability levels so beginner to advanced players can get quality instruction. Our tennis lessons encourage healthy activity and positive relationships through our SPUT SPIRIT philosophy. 

Click here to Register for Daytime Red Ball Lessons (Ages 5-8)

Click here to Register for Daytime Orange Ball Lessons (Ages 8-11)

Click here to Register for Daytime Green Ball Lessons (Ages 9-12)

Click here to Register for Teen Lessons (Ages 13+)

Click here to register for Evening Lessons (Red, Orange, and Green) 

Junior Competition

Raise your game! Junior Team Tennis (JTT) is an exciting format that gives young people a fun and supportive atmosphere while learning to compete. JTT welcomes youth of all ability levels who want to learn what it takes to compete on high school teams and in tournaments. 

Register here for Junior Team Tennis

All City Tournament registration coming soon! Stay tuned! 

Adult Tennis

Adult lessons and competition will be posted soon! Stay tuned for beginner and intermediate lessons as well as our World Team Tennis offerings. World Team Tennis give adults a chance to play competitively in a fun and supportive atmosphere. Sign up as a team or as an individual (we'll find you a team to join)! 

Click here to subscribe for updates!

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Sick of being cooped up?

Don't wait for summer! Winter and spring lessons are available now! Indoor for winter, outdoor for spring!

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