All lessons and clinics are located at the Hamilton Tennis Club. Situated in the Locke Street neighbourhood, the club has six well-kept hartru courts and two equally beautiful hard courts, all lit for those who like to play into the evening. For more information on the facilities or to purchase a membership, please visit www.hamiltontennisclub.ca .
NEED TO KNOW
How many balls can you hit in an hour? Tennis Fitness is a fun, group activity featuring drills to give players of ALL abilities an ultimate, high energy workout. Each drill is designed to be fun, challenging and gets you moving. Emphasis is on raising your heart rate into the aerobic training zone, not stroke execution. If you are looking for a new way to get in shape and burn calories, you must try Tennis Fitness! Come ready to sweat!
The Doubles Clinic is a geared toward the novice/intermediate level player. Technical and tactical drills will be used to emphasize proper movement and formations in the doubles game. There will be point play included in this clinic.
In this beginner program you will receive instruction on the two basic strokes - forehand and backhand - with the goal of learning rally consistently. There will be considerable emphasis on hand-eye co-ordination exercises and basic body movements. You will be introduced to the serve, volley, scoring system and rules of the game. Please inquire about the HTC membership offer for Tennis 101 participants.
TENNIS 101 - CRASH COURSE
THURSDAY TENNIS CLINICS
You can now complete the Tennis 101 program in a one day format. Learn the entire Tennis 101 program in 3 hours! This is for participants that cannot commit to a weekly time slot. This is an accelerated course that will teach you the basics. NOT OFFERED IN 2019.
This novice program continues where Tennis 101 left off. All core fundamental strokes will be practiced. Emphasis will be placed on rallying skills and point play or games. You are encouraged to participate in the Novice Round Robin on Tuesday nights. Please see the round robin information. Please inquire about the HTC membership offer.
NEW THIS YEAR, we will be offering weekly adult clinics on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm. These clinics are geared toward the novice/intermediate level player. Beginners are encouraged to register for the Tennis 101 & 201 programs. Each week a different stroke will be analyzed and trained. Register for the clinics that are of interest to you. .
TENNIS 101 & 201 OFFER
NOVICE ROUND ROBIN
If you choose to purchase a membership during or at the end of your Tennis 101/201 program, you are entitled to receive a discount on your membership. Adults will receive $45 off the 2018 Adult membership rate. Young Adults (age 30 and under) will receive $25 off the 2018 Young Adult membership rate. The Tennis 101 offer can be used only once. The Tennis 201 offer can be used for two consecutive years. We hope you take advantage of this great deal. Please see the club directly to purchase your membership.
On Tuesday nights, Head Pro Mischa Mackesy will be running a drop-in novice doubles round robin. Participants will be arranged into various non-competitive singles and doubles games as well as participate in some tennis drills with the pro to practice their skills.
JUNIOR RECREATIONAL CLINICS
We will be offering a weekly junior lesson program from May to October for ages 5 to 15 years on Wednesday and Friday evenings. Children will receive instruction each week on all aspects of the game. Our two hour clinics will also include game play.
JUNIOR SUMMER CAMPS
JUNIOR RECREATIONAL TENNIS CAMP: 5-8 years old
SENIOR RECREATIONAL TENNIS CAMP: 9-15 years
SENIOR ADVANCED RECREATIONAL TENNIS CAMP: 11-15 years
Save 10% on all summer camps only, if your register and pay in full, before June 1, 2019. Please use the promotion code SAVE10CAMPS when registering online.
1/2 PRICE JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP
The Hamilton Tennis Club is offering a half-price junior membership option to all children participating in any of our programs ($37.50 + HST instead of $75 + HST). This is a fantastic offer and we strongly encourage all families to take advantage of this promotion. Not only will your child get to book courts to play outside of their lesson time, you will also save money by paying the member rates on all junior tennis programs offered. Please purchase your membership directly from the tennis club.
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