Tennis (Winter) 10 & Under Programs


The 10 & under tennis programs brings kids into the game with specialized equipment (racquets and balls) and shorter court dimensions, all tailored to age and size. This 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

  • Session I: Jan. 9-Feb. 12
    Registration deadline: Jan. 8 at 10pm
  • Session II: Feb. 27-April 2
    Registration deadline: Feb. 23 at 10pm
  • 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
  • $50
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 5:30-6pm 24831
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 6-6:30pm 24832
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 6:30-7pm 24833
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 5:30-6pm 24835
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 6-6:30pm 24836
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 6:30-7pm 24837
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 5:30-6pm 24838
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 6-6:30pm 24839
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 6:30-7pm 24840
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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
  • $50/child – includes five 45-minute classes
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
  • Online registration is unavailable. Call Katrina at 221-6855 to inquire about a day/time that works for your daycare.

Session

  • I – Jan. 9-Feb. 12
  • II – Feb. 27-April 2

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
  • $100
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9-Feb. 8 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 24842
I – Jan. 9-Feb. 8 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 24843
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 24844
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 24845
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 24847
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 24848
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 24849
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 24850
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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
  • $100
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9-Feb. 8 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 24852
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 24857
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 24858
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 24860
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 24861
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 24862
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 24863
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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
  • $50
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 7-Feb. 4 Sat 11am-12pm 24865
II – March 4-April 1 Sat 11am-12pm 24867
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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
  • $100
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 9-Feb. 8 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 24869
I – Jan. 9-Feb. 8 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 24870
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 24871
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 24872
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 5:30-6:30pm 24874
II – Feb. 27-March 29 M & W 6:30-7:30pm 24875
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 5:30-6:30pm 24876
II – Feb. 28-March 30 T & Th 6:30-7:30pm 24877
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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 is on ball placement and control.

Ages, Fee and Location

  • Ages 9-10 and instructor permission
  • $75
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 7-Feb. 4 Sat 9:30-11am 24879
II – March 4-April 1 Sat 9:30-11am 24881
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Junior Team Challenges

Participants get an introduction to competition for players 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!

  • Ages 5-12
  • $7/player
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
  • Registration closes the day prior to event.
Dates Day Time Code
Jan. 27 F 4-5:30pm 24239
March 24 F 4-5:30pm 24240
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Winter Jam Junior Tennis Tournament

Three-day tournament for competitive junior players. Entry fee includes a tournament gift, snacks (through the tournament) and player social.

REGISTRATION/ENTRY INFORMATION

  • Feb. 24-26
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
  • 12 & up Level 6 (singles or doubles), 1st event – $30, 2nd event – $23
REGISTER
  • 10U Division, orange or green ball – $23 each
REGISTER

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

  • Level 6: Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 4:59pm.
  • 10U Division: Sunday, Feb. 19 at 4:59pm.
  • Entries received after this will not be accepted.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS

  • Rod Morasch, rmorasch@bisparks.org
  • Katrina Hanenberg 701-221-6855, khanenberg@bisparks.org
  • The Tournament Directors reserves the right to fold any draw not having enough participants and to change the scoring for consolation matches.

MATCHES

  • Level 6 matches are an 8 game pro set with a 7 point tiebreaker at 8 all. 10U matches are a 4 game pro set with a 7 point tiebreaker at 4 all. No add scoring to be used.
  • 10U matches begin on Friday, Feb. 24 at 4pm.
  • Level 6 matches begin on Saturday, Feb. 26 at 8am.
  • Please check-in 15 minutes before your scheduled match.
    Seeding/Draw Information
  • Current ranking/standing lists will be used for seeding purposes. Draw information will be available on Thursday, Feb. 23 by noon.

USTA JUNIOR TOURNAMENT RULES

  • Level 6 tournaments are for the more serious junior competitive player. Players should have experienced some success in Level 7 entry level tournaments. The tournament is open, meaning no points are required and there is no draw limit. All players that register are selected. Seeding is based on the most current standings/rankings list after entries close.
  • 10U Divisions, orange and green, are entry-level, fun and social tournaments. Players should know how to keep score.

AWARDS

  • Awards are given depending on the size of each draw.
  • All participants receive a free tournament gift and snacks through the tournament.

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 on-site for children.

  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
  • $12.50/person
  • Registration closes the day prior to event.

Friday, Feb. 3

  • Ages 5-11: 5:30-6:45pm – Registration Code: 24822
  • Ages 5-11: 6:45-8pm – Registration Code: 24823
  • Ages 12-18: 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 24824
  • Adults 18+: 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 24825

Friday, April 14

  • Ages 5-11: 5:30-6:45pm – Registration Code: 24892
  • Ages 5-11: 6:45-8pm – Registration Code: 24893
  • Ages 12-18: 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 24894
  • Adults 18+: 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 24895
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Tennis Night in America – March 6

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

Dates and Registration

  • FREE
  • Ages 5-10
  • Registration closes the day prior to event.
  • 5:30pm or 6:30pm (choose a 1-hour session to attend)
    • 5:30pm – For new players to tennis
      Registration CODE: 24219
    • 6:30pm – For players with some tennis experience
      Registration CODE: 24896
    • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
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Special Tennis Events

Spring Fling Tennis Gameday: Monday, May 1

A couple of fun nights of tennis games! Goodie bags and prizes will be given away at both events! 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.

  • Ages 3-10 plus parents
  • $7.50/child, parents FREE with paid child
  • Registration closes the day prior to event.
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Dates Day Time Code
May 1 M 5:30-6:15pm 24897
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Ages 5-10 Gameday

A fun tennis activity filled night for your child! Tennis Gameday is led by our tennis staff and kids play their favorite tennis games/activities during the session. There will be some giveaways, too!

  • $10/child, $5/2nd child
  • Registration closes the day prior to event.
  • Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Dates Day Time Code
May 1 M 6:30-7:30pm 24898
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