Tennis (Winter) 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 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 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 3-5
  • $35/child per session
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 5:30-6pm 20320
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 6-6:30pm 20321
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 6:30-7pm 20322
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 5:30-6pm 20323
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 6-6:30pm 20324
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 6:30-7pm 20325
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 5:30-6pm 20339
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 6-6:30pm 20340
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 6:30-7pm 20341
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 5:30-6pm 20342
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 6-6:30pm 20343
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 6:30-7pm 20344


Tiny Tots Daycare Program

This tennis program is specifically designed for daycare centers to enroll their little ones in classes together.

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 3-5
  • $35/child – includes five 45-minute classes
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
  • Online registration is unavailable for this program. Please call Katrina at 221-6855 to inquire about a day/time that works for your daycare.

Session

  • I – January 11-February 14
  • II – March 1-April 4

 


Netters

Kids use a 36-foot court and a 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
  • $70, 2 days a week.
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 20316
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 20317
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 20318
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 20319
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 20335
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 20336
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 20337
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 20338


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, 2 days a week.
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 20312
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 20313
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 20314
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 20315
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 20331
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 20332
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 20333
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 20334


8 & Under Tennis – Advanced

This class is for 7-8-year-olds who would like more in depth instruction before advancing to 10 & Under. Participants must be able to continuously rally over a mini-net and have an understanding of the serve. Ball placement and control will be introduced.

Ages, Fee and location

  • Ages 7-8 and Instructor permission
  • $52.50, 1 day a week.
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9-Feb. 6 Sat 11-12:30pm 21554
II – March 1-April 4 Sat 11-12:30pm 21555


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, 2 days a week.
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 20308
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 20309
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 20310
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 14 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 20311
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 20327
II – March 1-April 4 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 20328
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 20329
II – March 1-April 4 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 20330


10 & Under Tennis – Advanced

This class is for 9-10-year-olds who would like more in depth instruction before advancing to High School prep. Participants must be able to continuously rally and serve. Strategy in match play is introduced and focus on ball placement and control.

Ages, Fee and location

  • Ages 9-10 and Instructor permission
  • $52.50, 1 day a week.
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9-Feb. 6 Sat 9:30-11am 20307
II – March 1-April 4 Sat 9:30-11am 20326


All youth tennis programs sponsored by


Tennis Night in America – March 8

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 5-10. This night is merged with regularly scheduled lessons. Bring your friends!

Dates, Registration and Code

  • 5:30pm or 6:30pm (choose a 1 hour session to attend)
  • There is no fee to participate, just show up ready to have fun! Reserve your spot at bisparks.org in advance.
  • 5:30pm – For new players to tennis.
    Registration CODE: 20376
  • 6:30pm – For players with some tennis experience.
    Registration CODE: 20377
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street


Junior Team Challenges

Participants get an introduction to competition for players 5-12 using a red, orange or green ball based on age. This low level competitive play experience highlights teamwork and skill development in a fun social environment.

Players enter as individuals and will be matched with others of like ability to form teams. Racquets are provided for those who need one. Parents are encouraged to sign up to be on court helpers. Awards are given to each participant for competing!

  • $7.00/player, 2nd child $3.50/2nd child
Dates Day Time Code
January 29 F 4-5:30pm 20088
March 19 F 4-5:30pm 21556


Blacklight Tennis

A fun, high energy event for all levels of tennis players. There will be 75 minutes of tennis games in a “glow in the dark” atmosphere. It will be dark, so wear white or neon colors to “glow”! Glow sticks and necklaces will be provided. Glow face painting will be onsite for children.

  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street

Friday, Feburary 5

  • Ages 5-11: 5:30 – 6:45 – Registration Code: 20359
  • Ages 12-18: 6:45 – 8:00 – Registration Code: 20358
  • Adults 18 and up: 8:00 – 9:15pm – Registration Code: 20357
  • $10.00/person

Friday, April 2

  • Ages 5-11: 5:30 – 6:45 – Registration Code: 20363
  • Ages 12-18: 6:45 – 8:00 – Registration Code: 20362
  • Adults 18 and up: 8:00 – 9:15pm – Registration Code: 20361
  • $10.00/person


Special Tennis Events

Snowball Smash Tennis Gameday: Thursday, Jan. 7
Spring Fling Tennis Gameday: Monday, May 3

A couple of fun nights of tennis games! Goodie bags and prizes will be given away at both event! Plus, register for fall/winter tennis programs.

Parent/Child

Join your child for a tennis fun night where you can play tennis together! An instructor will lead you through fun activities that will quickly have you and your child rallying by the end of the night. Parents are Free with a paid child registration. Designed for parents and their children ages 3-10.

  • $5.00/child, Parents Free
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Dates Day Time Code
January 7 Th 5:30 – 6:15pm 20379
May 3 M 5:30 – 6:15pm 20663

Ages 5-10 Gameday

A fun tennis activity-filled night for your child! Our tennis staff-led gamedays allow kids to play their favorite tennis games/activities during the session. There will be some giveaways, too! Join us!

  • $7.00/child
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 North 10th Street
Dates Day Time Code
January 7 Th 6:15 – 7:30pm 20378
May 3 M 6:15 – 7:30pm 20662

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