Tennis (Winter) High School



High School Beginner

This class is for all junior beginners that would like to learn tennis. Basic grips, basic strokes, scoring, rules and etiquette will be covered. Games are played to utilize strokes learned and to focus on fun and promote physical fitness.

Ages, Fee and Location

  • Ages 11+
  • $120
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 10 T & Th 7:30-9pm 22772
II – March 1-31 T & Th 7:30-9pm 22782

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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 certified USPTA tennis professional.

Fee and Location

  • Ages 11+
  • Prerequisite: be on a JV team
  • $120, 2 days a week; $60, one day a week
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 10 T & Th 4-5:30pm 22775
I – Jan. 14-Feb. 11 F 4-5:30pm 22773
I – Jan. 8-Feb. 5 Sat 2-3:30pm 22774
II – March 1-31 T & Th 4-5:30pm 22785
II – March 4-April 1 F 4-5:30pm 22783

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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 certified USPTA tennis professional. No online registration, must test into this class or get prior approval.

Fee and Location

  • Ages 12+ and instructor permission
  • Prerequisite: be on a high school varsity team
  • $120, 2 days a week; $60, one day a week
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 9 M & W 4-5:30pm 22776
I – Jan. 10-Feb. 7 M 7:30-9pm 22777
I – Jan. 8-Feb. 5 Sat 12:30-2pm 22778
II – Feb. 28-March 30 M & W 4-5:30pm 22786
II – Feb. 28-March 28 M 7:30-9pm 22787

 


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 available. Participants must test into this class.

Fee and Location

  • Ages 12+ and instructor permission
  • Prerequisite: Top players on a high school varsity team
  • $120, 2 days a week; $60, one day a week
  • Capital Racquet and Fitness Center, 3200 N. 10th St.
Session Day Times Code
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 10  T & Th 6-7:30pm 22960
I – Jan. 11-Feb. 10 T & Th 7:30-9pm 22771
I – Jan. 8-Feb. 5 Sat 11am-12:30pm 22770
II – March 1-March 31 T & Th 7:30-9pm 22781

 


Tie Break Tens Tennis Tournament

This 10 point tie break tournament is a fun, social 3-hour tournament for high school players on their Varsity or Junior Varsity team. This is a singles tournament; however, we will do doubles tiebreaks if time allows. Partners will be arranged on-site.

  • Divisions: Varsity/Jr. Varsity
  • Registration Fee: $10
  • Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Dec. 28
  • Registration code: 22949

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Junior Team Challenges

Participants get an introduction to competition for players ages 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/player, $3.50/2nd child
  • Registration closes the day prior to event.
Dates Day Time Code
Jan. 28 F 4-5:30pm 22483
March 18 F 4-5:30pm 22484

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Winter Jam Junior Tennis Tournament

REGISTRATION/ENTRY INFORMATION

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

  • Level 6: Wednesday, Feb. 16 at 4:59pm.
  • 10U Division: Monday, Feb. 21 at 4:59pm.
  • Entries received after this will not be accepted.

TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

  • Katrina Hanenberg 701-221-6855, khanenberg@bisparks.org. The Tournament Director 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.
  • Level 6 matches begin on Friday, Feb. 25 at 4pm.
    10U 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. 24 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 t-shirt and player snack bag.

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.
  • $10/person
  • Registration closes the day prior to event.

Friday, Feb. 4

  • Ages 5-11: 5:30-6:45pm – Registration Code: 22916
  • Ages 5-11: 6:45-8pm – Registration Code: 22917
  • Ages 12-18 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 22918
  • Adults 18+: 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 22919

Friday, April 8

  • Ages 5-11: 5:30-6:45pm – Registration Code: 22920
  • Ages 5-11: 6:45-8pm – Registration Code: 22921
  • Ages 12-18 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 22922
  • Adults 18+: 8-9:15pm – Registration Code: 22923

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