TENNIS

TENNIS

AT CENTRE COURT HANOVER PARK

Centre Court Athletic Club’s Recreational Program is designed to be a fun, high-energy learning experience for tennis players. 

The emphasis for classes is on quality instruction that will help our students improve their tennis games, as well as providing a fun atmosphere. 

PROGRAM MANAGERS

Adam Vasquez |Recreation Manager
630.483.3090
AVasquez@spdcares.com

RED BALL

4-6 year olds

You will learn essential hand-eye coordination motor movement skills and proper technique on volleys and ground strokes. This class is taught on a 36′ court using a red ball which has 25% the bounce and weight of a regular tennis ball. Students should have a 21″ racquet which can be purchased from the pro shop.

RED BALL II

7-9 year olds

This class will teach you the proper technique on volleys, ground strokes, and serves. By the end of each session you will be playing real matches and be able to rally several balls from baseline to baseline. This class is taught on a 36′ court using a red ball which has 25% the bound and weight of a regular tennis ball. Students should have a 23″ racquet which can be purchased from the pro shop.

ORANGE BALL 

8-10 year olds

This class is designed for student that have been promoted from Red Ball II. Students will continue to improve all volleys, ground strokes, serves, match play and will be introduced to lobs, overheads, and proper footwork. This class is taught on a 60′ court using an orange ball which has 50% the bound and weight of a regular tennis ball. Students should have a 25″ racquet which can be purchased from the pro shop.

GREEN DOT I

10-12 year olds

Stroke development, proper footwork, and match play will be a major emphasis. This class is taught on the full 78′ tennis court and uses a green dot ball which has 75% the bounce and weight of a regular tennis ball. Student should have a 25″ racquet which can be purchased from the pro shop.

GREEN DOT II

10-12 year olds

For intermediate players looking to continue to improve all areas including consistency, power, strategy, footwork, and adding additional advanced shots to their arsenal. This class is taught on the full 78′ tennis court and uses a green dot ball which has 75% the bounce and weight of a regular tennis ball. Student should have a 26″ or 27″ racquet which can be purchased from the pro shop.

BEGINNER

13-17 year olds

You will learn all the fundamentals of tennis including volleys, ground strokes, serves, footwork, and match play. Students should have a 27″ racquet which can be purchased from the pro shop.

INTERMEDIATE

13-17 year olds

This class is designed for someone who already knows the basics of tennis, can rally with ease, and is proficient with match play. You will continue to develop all facets of the game including consistency, power, strategy, footwork, and adding more advanced shots into your repertoire. Students should have a 27″ racquet which can be purchased from the pro shop.