Junior Tennis Programs

Junior Tennis Programs

The player development pathway focuses on fun while building technical and competitive skills and encouraging social interaction. Your child benefits from personalized attention in a professional atmosphere where his or her strengths and goals are maximized

Red Ball

Court with Red Ball. An introduction to tennis for 4-7 year olds. Players will focus on hand-eye coordination, agility, gross motor skills as well as developing swing technique. Learn the game of tennis while having fun! Recommended racquet size: 19"-23"

Mon 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wed 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sun 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Orange Ball

Ages 7-8 yrs old. 60′ Court with Orange Ball. Players will work on racket skills and mechanics, consistency and accuracy while learning to "construct" points during match play. Classes will be focused on footwork and proper technique. Games and drills will prepare this player for more competitive rallies. Recommended racquet size: 23" to 25"

Mon 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wed 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sun 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Orange Ball Academy

Players in this class, ages 7-9, are expected to have basic technique, footwork and be self-motivated. Advanced point play scenarios, technique concepts, and strategy are introduced to the players on a 60' court. This class is to prepare players for USTA Tournaments. (By INVITATION ONLY.)

Fri 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sat 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Green Ball

9-10 yrs old. Full Court with Green Ball. The class focuses on the development of mechanics, improving consistency and "thoughtful" tactics in singles and doubles. Recommended racquet size: 25" to 26"

Mon 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Wed 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Sat 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sun 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Green Ball Academy

Players in this class will possess full-court rally skills, more advanced footwork and an understanding of the game. Players are expected to have good endurance and focus. (BY INVITATION)

Wed 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Fri 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Sun 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Green Ball Match Play

Green Dot Match Play for Junior players 10 & under. Join us for supervised matches and pizza! Program runs from Sept. to May.

Sat 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Freshman/JV

For those who have excelled through the junior high class and have been recognized for their exceptional attitude, desire and stroke development. This class emphasizes more competitive skill building by learning basic patterns and strategies. Program runs Sept. to May. (MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED)

Tue 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thu 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sat 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Sun 12:30 PM to 02:00 PM

Junior High

An excellent program for 11-13 year olds who are just starting tennis. Emphasis will be placed on form and control. Students will be introduced to volleys, serves and groundstrokes. Program runs Sept. to May.

Tue 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thu 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sat 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Sun 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

High School

A program designed for Juniors playing in local tournaments or on their high school team. This program strives to strengthen basic skills needed for district level competition with emphasis on high school tennis team. The main objective of this program is for the students to have the ability to compete at the high school varsity level successfully. Program runs Sept. to May. (MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED)

Tue 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thu 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fri 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Sun 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

High School/Tournament Player Match Play

Weekly match play to add to the competitive component of the game. This popular program for high schoolers and tournament players is a great way to stay at the top of your game in between team seasons and tournaments. Register ahead of time to ensure a spot. Space is limited and this program fills up quickly. Program runs Sept. to May.

Sat 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

LifeSport Tennis Academy

LTA provides a challenging environment for committed players. The Academy is a full-service program offering on-court instruction, match play sessions, tournament scheduling, tournament coaching, fitness, and much more. Players in this program continue developing at a competitive level through high school and even college. Players have group options multiple days a week depending on their level. Our experienced Academy pros will help your player achieve any goal set by designing a road-map for success. Program runs Sept. to May.

Mon 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tue 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wed 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thu 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fri 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sat 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Lifesport Tennis Academy Summer Camp

LifeSport offers full and half day camp options for tournament players. Morning session held at LifeSport - Lincolnshire from 9:00-Noon Afternoon session is held at LifeSport in Libertyville from 1:00-4:00 pm This program is for competitive players only. Try-outs are required.


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