Tennis

 

Not Just Tennis Program

Ages 5 - 12

 

Come join the ARPD Tennis Staff for a crash course in tennis skills, footwork, and conditioning along with a variety of other cooking and craft activities. This camp is great for beginners as well as intermediate players. Please send your child with a tennis racquet, water bottle, and sweats/sweatshirt if weather dictates.

 

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                           $140                                Franklin Park

Ages 8 – 12                                             June 24 – 28                 Class# 12190

Ages 5 – 7                                               July 8 – 12                      Class# 12191

 

 

Tennis

 

Locations

 

Krusi Tennis Courts                       

Otis & High St

 

Fairfield Tennis Courts

740 Central Ave 2 8th St

(Lower Washington Park)

                       

Leydecker Tennis Courts

3225 Mecartney Road

(Bay Farm Island)

 

 

ADULT TENNIS

 

100th Annual Alameda City Tennis Tournament

 

The tradition continues as the Alameda Recreation and Park Department presents the oldest continuous sporting event in the city. The tournament is open to all adults. Men’s and women’s divisions as well as doubles and mixed doubles in the following classes:3.5, 4.0, and 4.5. Entries will be available at Fairfield, Krusi, and Leydecker  tennis courts, online and in the A.R.P.D. office starting July 8. Entries close August 28

 

Adults 18 +

 

September 6,7,8

 

$20 singles

$40 doubles

 

Fairfield Tennis Courts at Lower Washington Park

 

Morning Tennis Class 

Ages 18 and up

Mondays        9:00 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Fairfield Tennis Courts at Lower Washington Park

 

Now is the time to make those changes to your strokes that will raise your game a notch. Each class includes instructor tips, drills, strategy and tactics.

 

June 17 - July 22                            Class Code # 12208

July 29 – September 9                   Class Code # 12209

(no class Sept 2)

 

$100 per session / $20 drop in

 

 

Adult Group Lessons

Ages 18 and up

 

Beginners                             6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Intermediate/ Advanced      7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Fairfield Tennis Courts at Lower Washington Park

 

Whether you are a beginner playing for the first time or an experienced player trying to hone your skills, ARPD can help improve your game. No class July 4.

                                                                                                                       

Beginner                   Intermediate / Advanced

 

June 18 – July 2                              Class# 12210           Class# 12213

July 9 – July 25                                Class# 12211           Class# 12214

July 30 – August 15                                    Class# 12212           Class# 12215

 

$100 per session / $20 drop in

 

 

SKYHAWKS TENNIS

Ages 6 – 14

Krusi Park Tennis Courts

All sessions $149 each

 

Skyhawks tennis focuses on skill refinement as well as practice and match play to develop consistent, well-rounded tennis players. Players learn proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys and serves during a series of drills designed to teach skills in a fun and dynamic way. In addition to developing a love for tennis, athletes will learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis an exciting game to play. Due to limited court space, these programs fill quickly. Go to www.skyhawks.com for more detailed information and sample schedules. All participants receive a t-shirt and player evaluation. The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and snack (for programs over four hours) or two snacks (for programs four hours or less), a water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen.

 

Morning Sessions

Ages 7 -14

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

July 15 -19                Class# 12216

August 12 – 16         Class# 12217

 

Evening Sessions

Ages 6 – 14

5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. (6 -9 year olds)

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. (8 -14 year olds)

 

July 29 – August 1    Class# 12218

August 12 – 15         Class# 12219

 

 

SKYHAWKS QUICKSTART TENNIS

AGES 4 - 7

Krusi Park Tennis Courts

 

Skyhawks Tennis with Quickstart is a new format to help kids ten and under learn and play tennis. To create a successful learning environment, we have made modifications to our traditional tennis program. The court is smaller and has shorter nets, the racquets are smaller, and the balls are foam. In addition to developing a love for tennis, athletes will learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis such an exciting game to play. All coaches are trained by USTA professionals. The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1. Due to limited court space, these programs fill up quickly. Go to www.skyhawks.com for more detailed information and sample schedules. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 8:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and snack (for programs over four hours) or two snacks (for programs four hours or less), a water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen.

 

Morning Session                 $129 per session

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

July 15 -19                            Class# 12220

August 12 – 16                     Class# 12221

 

 

Afternoon Session              $49 per session

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

July 29 – August 1               Class# 12222

August 12 – 15                     Class# 12223

 

 

10 and Under Tennis [same as winter except dates & class #]

Ages 5 -10

Saturdays

Krusi Tennis Courts

$100 per session / $20 drop in per class

 

This class is designed to bring kids into the game by utilizing specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions, and modified scoring, all tailored to age and size.

 

June 29 – Aug 3

 

9 - 10 year old           10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.       Class# 12224          

7 - 8 year old             9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.         Class# 12225                      

5 - 6 year old (Mommy / Daddy and Me)  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.       Class# 12226                      

           

 

August 10 – September 14

 

9 - 10 year old           10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.       Class# 12227

7 - 8 year old             9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.         Class# 12228                                  

5 - 6 year old (Mommy / Daddy and Me)  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.       Class# 12229                      

           

 

 

Private and Semi Private Lessons [same as winter except dates & class #]

Ages 6 and Up

 

Alameda Recreation and Park Department tennis instructors are available for private and semi-private instruction year round. Time and location of the lessons are flexible and arranged upon request. Our instructors are experienced tennis teachers, many of whom are certified professionals. Call (510) 747-PLAY for scheduling.

 

Private Instruction:

1 hour lesson           $45

4 one-hour lessons             $180

 

Semi Private (Must have partner)

1 hour lesson           $60

4 one-hour lessons             $240*

* price listed is for two participants