Tennis (Summer) 10 & Under Programs

The 10 & under tennis programs brings kids into the game with specialized equipment and shorter court dimensions, all tailored to age and size. This new format makes learning tennis easy and fun! Kids should bring water, sunscreen and tennis shoes to lessons. Racquets are provided for those who don’t have one.

Session 1: June 5 – 29
Session 2: July 10 – August 3

Registration

  • Registration ends three days before classes start. If minimum enrollment is met registrations will be taken after the deadline
    if there is room in the class. Registrations after the deadline will be taken in person only.
  • If classes reach capacity, more class times may be added and will be available for registration online. Those who are on waiting lists will have first priority in added classes.
  • Instructor reserves the right to combine or cancel classes due to low enrollment.
  • If classes are cancelled, participants will be informed prior to the first day of class and refunds will be issued.
  • All classes have a minimum of 5 participants.

Tiny Tots

Kids are introduced to tennis on a 36 foot court using a foam ball. Basic skills of tennis are introduced through hand eye coordination and games. Focus is on fun, improving social skills and physical fitness.

Ages, Fee and location

  • Ages 3 – 4
  • $25/child per session – includes 8 – 40-minute classes
  • Youth T-shirt included with registration fee (one per child)
  • Sertoma Park Tennis Complex, Riverside Park Road &
    West Arbor Avenue
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street (evening classes)
  • Maximum enrollment per class: 8
Session 1: June 5 – 29
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:40am 9573 9577
10 – 10:40am 9570 9574
11 – 11:40am 9571 9575
12 – 12:40pm 9719 9720
6 – 6:40pm 9572 9576
Session 2: July 10 – August 3
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:40am 9580 9583
10 – 10:40am 9578 9581
11 – 11:40am 9579 9582
12 – 12:40pm 9721 9723
6 – 6:40pm 9722 9724


Netters

Kids use a 36 foot court and red ball and expand their skills learned in Tiny Tots. Basic strokes are introduced including volleys, forehand and backhand. Tennis etiquette and sportsmanship is introduced. Games are played to utilize strokes learned and to focus on fun and promote physical fitness.

Ages, Fee and location

  • Ages 5 – 6 or instructor permission
  • $35/child per session – includes 8 – 55-minute classes
  • Youth T-shirt included with registration fee (one per child)
  • Sertoma Park Tennis Complex, Riverside Park Road &
    West Arbor Avenue
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street (evening classes)
  • Maximum enrollment per class: 10
Session 1: June 5 – 29
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:55am 9556 9560
10 – 10:55am 9553 9557
11 – 11:55am 9554 9558
12 – 12:55pm 9725 9726
6 – 6:55pm 9555 9559
Session 2: July 10 – August 3
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:55am 9563 9566
10 – 10:55am 9561 9564
11 – 11:55am 9562 9565
12 – 12:55pm 9727 9729
6 – 6:55pm 9728 9730


8 & Under Tennis

Kids are introduced to a 36 foot court using a red ball. Basic strokes are expanded upon and serving and match play is introduced. Games are played to utilize strokes learned and to focus on fun and promote physical fitness.

Ages, Fee and location

  • Ages 7 – 8
  • $35/child per session – includes 8 – 55-minute classes
  • Youth T-shirt included with registration fee (one per child)
  • Sertoma Park Tennis Complex, Riverside Park Road &
    West Arbor Avenue (morning classes)
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street (evening classes)
  • Maximum enrollment per class: 10 (morning), 8 (evening)
Session 1: June 5 – 29
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:55am 9537 9541
10 – 10:55am 9534 9538
11 – 11:55am 9535 9539
12 – 12:55pm 9731 9732
6 – 6:55pm 9536 9540
Session 2: July 10 – August 3
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:55am 9545 9549
10 – 10:55am 9542 9546
11 – 11:55am 9543 9547
12 – 12:55pm 9733 9734
6 – 6:55pm 9544 9548


10 & Under Tennis

Kids are introduced to a 60 foot court when ready using an orange ball. Tennis strokes are more in depth and rallying is emphasized. Serving and match play are expanded on and games are played to utilize techniques learned and to focus on fun and promote physical fitness.

Ages, Fee and location

  • Ages 9 – 10
  • $35/child per session – includes 8 – 55-minute classes
  • Youth T-shirt included with registration fee (one per child)
  • Sertoma Park Tennis Complex, Riverside Park Road &
    West Arbor Avenue (morning classes)
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street (evening classes)
  • Maximum enrollment per class: 10 (morning), 8 (evening)
Session 1: June 5 – 29
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:55am 9518 9522
10 – 10:55am 9515 9519
11 – 11:55am 9516 9520
12 – 12:55pm 9735 9736
6 – 6:55pm 9517 9521
Session 2: July 10 – August 3
Times M & W Code T & Th Code
9 – 9:55am 9526 9530
10 – 10:55am 9523 9527
11 – 11:55am 9524 9528
12 – 12:55pm 9737 9738
6 – 6:55pm 9525 9529


Tennis in the Parks Week – July 17-23

Join us and celebrate tennis in the parks during the week of July 20-26. Special surprises at all BPRD outdoor tennis facilities all week long!. Tennis in the Parks Week is in conjunction with Bismarck Parks and Recreation’s July Celebration and is sponsored by Capital Racquet & Fitness Center. Check online for more information in June.


Outdoor Court Reservation

Sertoma, Tom O’Leary, North Central and Lions Park tennis courts are reserved for high school teams, programs and special events April – October. To reserve court time for practices or events please contact Katrina Hanenberg at 701-221-6855 or khanenberg@bisparks.org. At this time, only groups may reserve tennis courts. No individual reservations please. A schedule of availability will be located at bisparks.org for those who are interested in open public outdoor court time.