Junior Tennis

 

Junior Tennis Programs Session Dates:

 
  • September - December (Fall Session)
  • January – March (Winter Session)
  • April – June (Spring Session)
  • July – August (Summer Session: Mainly weekly summer tennis camps)

 

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Recreational & Developmental

Progressive
Le Petit Tennis / Red Ball
Days & Times: Wednesday 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Sunday 11:00pm-12:00pm
Cost: Member $22/class, Non Member, $28/class

This group is for children aged 3-5 years old. In this class, players will learn the fundamentals of tennis. Le Petit Tennis is a new way to teach young children the game of tennis through new innovative tennis equipment. This new system is the first step to attract young children to enjoy tennis and gain passion for the sport. Our Red ball program targets kids who are 5-7 years old and have advanced from Le Petit Tennis Program.

Orange Ball Program / Orange Ball Advanced
Days & Times: Regular – Wednesday 4:30-6:00pm & Sunday 12:00-1:30pm. Advanced – Wednesday 5:30-7:00pm & Sunday 1:30-3:00pm.
Cost: Member $33.00/class, Non-member $42/class

This group is for players ages 7-9 years old and who are starting to learn and develop the skills needed to perform at an adequate level. Orange felt compression balls are used to make it easier for juniors at this age not only make contact with the ball more frequently but also in time, rally balls to make tennis enjoyable. Smaller courts are also used to help facilitate relative dimensions to help their progression.

Green Dot Ball Program
Days & Times: Monday 4:00-6:00pm, Friday 4:00-6:00pm, Sunday 1:30-3:00pm
Cost: Member: 2 hr class – Member $44/class, Non Member $56/class. 1.5 hr class – Member $33/class, Non Member $42/ class

This group is for players who have just transitioned from our performance Orange Court Group. Athletes within this group are transitioning to a full court with a slightly lower compression ball to enhance their skills. The main focus within this group is to improve tactics and consistency and give technical feedback in the process. Players within this group should be playing in Tennis BC U10 Future Stars events. Players from RCC Green Ball would transition into this group.

Development / Competitive
Teen Tennis
Days & Times: Sunday 3:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: Member $50/class, Non Member, $62/class

This group mainly targets teens who are interested in advancing their tennis game in a fun but focused atmosphere. Coaches in this group will be teaching a lot of technical and tactical work so that they can advance each athlete’s knowledge of the game and hopefully put them in a position to play the game correctly. If you are looking to possibly play school tennis or just learn the fundamentals of tennis, this group is for you.

Development / Competitive
Futures
Days & Times: Monday 4:00-6:00pm, Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm, Friday 4:00-6:00pm
Matchplay: Saturdays from 4:30-6:00pm
* Cost for matchplay is $5 per person for participants who are registered for 2 group days during the week. $10 per person for those registered in 1 group class per week.
Cost: 2 hr Class – Member $50/class, Non-member $62/class.

This group is for young aspiring tennis players who are looking to continue training the technical, tactical, physical, mental, and emotional components of the game. The main goal of this group is to emphasize and continue to mold each athlete’s basic fundamentals and set them up for a positive future in tennis. Successful Futures participants eventually filter into our High Performance groups when they reach the appropriate age or level. All players in this group should be participating in Tennis BC Champs and Developmental tennis events.

 

High Performance Programs

High Performance 1 (16+ years of age)

Days & Times: Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-8:00pm

Age: 15+

Matchplay: Sunday 5:00-7:00pm
*Priority for matchplay goes to participants who are RCC Members and who are fully committed in the program. This is distinguished by the number of days committed during the week. Participants will have to register by emailing Carl Ho (carlho@richmondcc.ca) prior to Sunday’s. Registration opens Monday mornings at 8:30am on a first come first served basis every week. Minimum requirement for matchplay is 8 participants

Cost: Member $50 per class, Non Member, $62 per class
*Cost for matchplay is $5 per person for participants who are registered for 2 group days during the week. $10 per person for those registered in 1 group class per week.

This group is for serious tennis players who have the focus and desire to train, play and compete. It is required for all athletes within this group to participate in provincial, national or international level tennis events. All participants will work on situational play, focus on technical requirements, and the mental rigours of competing at a high level. All players in this group must be approved by the Director of Tennis prior to enrolling in the class.

High Performance 2 (11 – 15 years of age)

Days & Times: Tuesday &amp Thursday 4:00-6:30pm, Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm (Tuesday and Thursday includes fitness from 6:00-6:30pm)

Age: 11+

Matchplay: Sunday 5:00-7:00pm
*Priority for matchplay goes to participants who are RCC Members & who are fully committed in the program. This is distinguished by the number of days committed during the week. Participants will have to register by emailing Carl Ho (carlho@richmondcc.ca) prior to Sunday’s. Registration opens Monday mornings at 8:30am on a first come first served basis every week. Minimum requirement for matchplay is 8 participants.

Cost: Member $55 per class, Non Member, $66 per class (*Wed class – M $50, NM $62)
*Cost for matchplay is $5 per person for participants who are registered for 2 group days during the week. $10 per person for those registered in 1 group class per week.

This group is for serious tennis players who have the focus and desire to train, play and compete. It is required for all athletes within this group to participate in provincial, national or international level tennis events. All participants will work on situational play, focus on technical requirements, and the mental rigours of competing at a high level. All players in this group must be approved by the Director of Tennis prior to enrolling in the class.

Private Sessions

 

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