Whether you are a beginner who needs basic instruction or you are a longtime player who wants to tune up your game, the Town of Tonawanda provides an instructional program for you.
Registration will take place at the Recreation Office (299 Decatur Rd) from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on June 8th, 2020 (Instructors will be present).
On-line Open Registration will begin at 4:00 pm on June 8, 2020 for Residents and Non-Residents. Students must meet the age requirement by August 14, 2020 and be qualified to register for Intermediate and Advance Classes.
For ages 8-17, classes meet twice a week for seven weeks. Adults and children ages 4-7, classes meet once a week for the seven weeks. For more information click on the Tennis information flyer below.
2020 Fees are set at $25 for children 4-7, $50 for children 8-17 and $55 for adults. Space is limited for each class.
Students must bring their own racket and wear sneakers. Skills needed: No prior experience needed. Class description: Basic rules and tennis etiquette will be taught. Basic strokes such as forehand, backhand, and serving will be the main focus. Scoring, singles play and an introduction to doubles will also be a focus (8-10 Beginners will play with a shortened court, serving from the service line.)
Skills needed: Will need to be able to hit accurately and successfully all basic strokes-forehands, backhands, and serving. Scoring should be thoroughly understood along with having the ability to play both singles and doubles matches. Class description: Will be concentrating on more advanced strokes such as volleys, overheads, return of serve, approach shots, lobs, and drop shots as well as slice and spin shots. Tiebreakers with scoring will be introduced along with strategy for both singles and doubles match play.
Skills taught depend on the abilities of the individuals in the class.