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 Stroke Clinic is a perfect program for those players that have already been introduced to the game through Tennis 101 and Tennis 201 or for those that are just looking for a refresher. Each week a new stroke is analyed. An emphasis is placed upon technique and ralling skills.
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.
TENNIS 101 - CRASH COURSE
MONDAY 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 2020.
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.
NEW THIS YEAR, we will be offering weekly adult clinics on Monday evenings at 8:30pm. 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. .
NOVICE ROUND ROBIN
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. This program is free for HTC members. Non-members may partcipate for a fee of $15 each week.
Private one hour tennis lessons can be arranged directly with Head Pro Mischa Mackesy. Packages are also available for purchase. Mischa can be reached at email@example.com or by phone at 905-517-5672
JUNIOR RECREATIONAL CLINICS
We will be offering a weekly junior lesson program from July to October for ages 5 to 15 years on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays. Children will receive instruction each week on all aspects of the game.
JUNIOR SUMMER CAMPS
MINI RECREATIONAL TENNIS CAMP: 4-6 years old
JUNIOR RECREATIONAL TENNIS CAMP: 7-10 years
SENIOR RECREATIONAL TENNIS CAMP: 10-16 years
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