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Tennis Lessons

Three Tennis Balls Sitting on Racket
Lessons will be taught  by the excellent staff of the Kettering Tennis Center & Quail Run.  The pro staff of KTC/Quail Run is known for consistently producing some of the area's finest champions, while teaching hundreds of youth and adults the joy of developing a lifelong sport.  Their pros have created a complete and comprehensive program to enable all students to reach their maximum potential.  Please review the skill level explanations before registering.  Ages are only suggested and not required for the skill level groups.  Please place your child in the group based on his skill level and experience.

*There will be NO Private Lessons offered this year.

**Tennis lessons will be at Shafor Park Tennis Courts.

Youth Levels:
Youth Beginners
- This program is designed for young children, between the ages of 5 - 7 years old, with no experience at all.  Emphasis is on hand-eye coordination, developing motor skills, learning stroke skills and fun!

Youth Level 1 - This program is for players with little or no tennis experience.  Emphasis is on learning stroke skills, the rules of play, sportsmanship and fun!

Youth Level 2 - This program is for a player who has reached an advanced beginner level of play.  The class is designed  to further improve technique and stroke production.  This player can sustain a rally of slow pace.

*Instructor may suggest a different skill level class after the first lesson*

Adult Levels (17+ unless approved by instructor):
Adult Beginner
- This class is designed to further improve technique and stroke production. This player can sustain a rally of slow pace.

Adult Advanced Beginner - This program is for the player who has improved stroke dependability and direction.  The emphasis will be on technical training and strategies of singles and doubles.

Cancellations and Make-up Policy:

  • Classes will NOT be made up for classes missed for personal reasons (illness, vacation, schedule conflicts, etc.).

  • Classes will NOT be made up due to weather conditions.

Adult classes are held on Monday and Wednesday nights in two week sessions.

Youth classes are held Monday through Thursday mornings in two week sessions.