Tennis (Winter)

Tennis

The 10 & under tennis program 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 and tennis shoes to lessons. Racquets are provided for those who don’t have one.

Registration

  • Registration will continue until one week prior to the first day of class. Late registration will only be accepted with the Head Tennis Professional’s approval.
  • Parents may register for Session I and II at the same time.
  • All classes require a minimum of five participants.
  • For more information on all tennis programs, contact Rod Morasch, 221-6855

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 – 5
  • $35/child per session
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 5:30 – 6pm 9221
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 6 – 6:30pm 9222
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 6:30 – 7pm 9223
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 5:30 – 6pm 9591
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 6 – 6:30pm 9592
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 6:30 – 7pm 9593
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 5:30 – 6pm 9230
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 6 – 6:30pm 9231
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 6:30 – 7pm 9232
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 5:30 – 6pm 9600
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 6 – 6:30pm 9601
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 6:30 – 7pm 9602


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
  • $70
  • Two days a week only.
  • 5:30pm class is designed for kids new to tennis
  • 6:30pm class is designed for kids who are more advanced in their age group
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 5:30 – 6:30pm 9219
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 6:30 – 7:30pm 9220
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 5:30 – 6:30pm 9594
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 6:30 – 7:30pm 9595
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 5:30 – 6:30pm 9228
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 6:30 – 7:30pm 9229
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 5:30 – 6:30pm 9603
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 6:30 – 7:30pm 9604


8 & Under Tennis

Kids continue on 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
  • $70
  • Two days a week only.
  • 5:30pmclass is designed for kids new to tennis
  • 6:30pm class is designed for kids who are more advanced in their age group
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 5:30 – 6:30pm 9217
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 6:30 – 7:30pm 9218
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 5:30 – 6:30pm 9596
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 6:30 – 7:30pm 9597
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 5:30 – 6:30pm 9226
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 6:30 – 7:30pm 9227
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 5:30 – 6:30pm 9605
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 6:30 – 7:30pm 9606


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
  • $70
  • Two days a week only.
  • 5:30pm class is designed for kids new to tennis
  • 6:30pm class is designed for kids who are more advanced in their age group
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 5:30 – 6:30pm 9215
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 6:30 – 7:30pm 9216
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 5:30 – 6:30pm 9598
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 6:30 – 7:30pm 9599
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 5:30 – 6:30pm 9224
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 6:30 – 7:30pm 9225
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 5:30 – 6:30pm 9607
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 6:30 – 7:30pm 9608


High School League

For junior players wishing to keep that competitive edge during the offseason (USTA and high school) this league will be for players in 7th through 12th grades. The league will be organized by gender where you’ll compete against other players of similar age and ability level. The league is 6-weeks and will be organized like a tournament draw with no-add scoring. CRFC will provide tennis balls for all leagues. Winners of each league will receive a $20 CRFC gift certificate and recognition within the facility. Results and scores will be posted on the bulletin board at CRFC.

Fee and location

  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center or BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center Members: $42; Non-members: $66
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 8 – Feb. 12 Sun 2:30 – 4pm 9239
II – Feb. 26 – April 2 Sun 2:30 – 4pm 9247


High School Prep

These lessons focus on preparing the beginning entry level player for playing on their high school team. These fun classes emphasize the basic strokes of tennis. Scoring, basic singles and doubles play, basic strategy and etiquette will be covered. Lots of fun games and drills, all taught by a CRFC certified USPTA tennis professional.

Fee and location

  • Ages 10+
  • $120 – Two days a week.
  • $60 – One day a week (Saturday only).
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 T & Th 4:00 – 5:30pm 9207
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 Sat 2 – 3:30pm 9622
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 T & Th 4:00 – 5:30pm 9210
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 Sat 2 – 3:30pm 9627


High School Team

These classes focus on the competitive aspects of tennis, including stroke production, spin, singles and doubles positioning and strategy, etiquette and sportsmanship. Lots of fun, yet challenging drills and competitive games, all taught by a CRFC certified USPTA tennis professional. No online registration, must test into this class or get prior approval.

Fee and location

  • Ages 12+ and Instructor permission
  • $120 – Two days a week.
  • $60 – One day a week (Saturday only).
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M & W 4:00 – 5:30pm 9208
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 Sat 12:30 – 2pm 9623
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M & W 4:00 – 5:30pm 9211
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 Sat 12:30 – 2pm 9626


Elite Program

The elite program is for players beyond the high school team program in need of more advanced coaching and development. Focus will be on multiple game style development, situation based tactics/strategy, point development, mental/emotional strength training, stress management, strength training and agility/quickness training. No online registration, must test into this class.

Fee and location

  • Ages 12+ and Instructor permission
  • $180 – Three days a week.
  • $60 – One day a week (Saturday only).
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 M, W & F 4:00 – 5:30pm 9206
I – Jan. 9 – Feb. 12 Sat 11 – 12:30pm 9624
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 M, W & F 4:00 – 5:30pm 9209
II – Feb. 27 – April 2 Sat 11 – 12:30pm 9625


Tennis Night in America

A youth registration night across America. Sign-up early for spring/summer tennis programs before our regular registration period opens! Plus play on-court games and win prizes! The event is free to youth ages 5-12. This night is merged with reqularly scheduled lessons. Bring your friends!

Dates, Registration and Code

  • March 6, 6:30pm
  • There is no fee to participate, just show up ready to have fun! Reserve your spot at bisparks.org in advance.
  • CODE: 9609


USTA Rally the Family

Come check out what tennis is all about in Bismarck/Mandan. Open to youth and adults, come enjoy a day of tennis in a carnival like atmosphere. Prizes, food, fun and everything is free. Open to all ages! Pre-register to win the grand prize!

Dates and Registration

  • May 13 from 1 – 2:30pm
  • There is no fee to participate, just show up ready to have fun!
  • CODE: 9233