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Adult Fall Programs

We offer fall tennis programs for beginner and more experienced players at multiple locations in Vancouver. Fall programs run from September to December.

Registration takes place through the City of Vancouver's online recreation and activity portal.

Registration is open

Adult Beginner (18+)

Learn how to play tennis in a small group setting! This course provides an introduction to the game with an eventual progression to rally and play within the full court.

 

Student Background

  • New to tennis or;

  • In the process of developing complete technique for groundstrokes

  • Still developing ability to rally consistently from service line while maintaining proper technique

 

Development Focus

  • Develop a love for tennis and sport in a positive environment

  • Develop and integrate reception and projection skills for movement and tracking 

  • Develop full-motion groundstrokes with modern technique

  • Develop cooperative and competitive rally skills

Class Schedule:

Set 2

Kitsilano Community Centre

Sunday | 10:30am - 12pm

Sept 17 - Oct 29

7 sessions | $346.50

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Wednesday | 4:45pm-6pm

Nov 1 - Dec 13

7 sessions | $289.05

West Point Grey Community Centre

Wednesday | 8:15pm-9:15pm

Nov 1 - Dec 13

6 sessions | $198

Marpole Oakridge Community Centre

Thursday | 10:30am - 11:30am

Nov 2 - Dec 14

7 sessions | $217

West Point Grey Community Centre

Saturday | 9:30am-10:45am

Nov 4 - Dec 16

7 sessions | $288.75

West Point Grey Community Centre

Saturday | 12pm-1:15pm

Nov 4 - Dec 16

7 sessions | $288.75
Adult Beginner Plus+ (2.0)

Continue developing fundamentals skills in a small group setting. This course builds on technique and positioning introduced in Adult Beginner in order to become more confident rallying and playing within the full court setting. Students should have taken Adult Beginner with Summer Smash or have equivalent experience.

 

Student Background

  • Has taken Adult Beginner Clinic or;

  • In the process of developing complete technique for groundstrokes

  • Still developing ability to rally consistently with both forehand and backhand in full court setting

 

Development Focus

  • Develop a love for tennis and sport in a positive environment

  • Develop and integrate reception and projection skills for movement and tracking 

  • Develop full-motion groundstrokes with modern technique

  • Gain exposure to volley and serve

  • Develop cooperative and competitive rally skills

Class Schedule:

Set 2

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Monday | 4:45pm-6pm

Oct 30 - Dec 11

6 sessions | $247.62

West Point Grey Community Centre

Wednesday | 7pm-8:15pm

Nov 1 - Dec 6

7 sessions | $247.50

West Point Grey Community Centre

Thursday | 7pm-8:15pm

Nov 2 - Dec 14

6 sessions | $247.50

West Point Grey Community Centre

Saturday | 10:45am-12pm

Nov 4 - Dec 16

7 sessions | $288.75

Kitsilano Community Centre

Sunday | 10:30am-12pm

Nov 5 - Dec 17

7 sessions | $346.50
Adult Intermediate (2.5-3.0)

Improve consistency of groundstrokes, volleys, and serve. An opportunity for players with experience (2.5 – 3.0 NTRP rating) to refine technique while improving reception of wide, high, low, deep, and short balls. Through game-based learning, students will improve their ability to play within cooperative and competitive settings. 

 

Student Background

  • Can rally consistently (10+) from the baseline

  • Has some experience with volley and serve

  • In the process of developing correct movement and positioning

 

Development Focus

  • Refine and integrate reception and projection skills for movement and tracking 

  • Refine and integrate modern groundstrokes technique

  • Refine and integrate modern volley technique

  • Develop cooperative and competitive rally skills for all phases of play

Class Schedule:

Set 2

Coal Harbour Community Centre

Thursday | 9:15am-10:30am

Nov 2 - Dec 14

7 sessions | $288.75

Coal Harbour Community Centre

Thursday | 10:30am-11:45am

Nov 2 - Dec 14

7 sessions | $288.75
Adult Cardio Tennis (2.5-3.5)

Sweat and swing! This course is an opportunity for players with a playing foundation (2.0 – 3.0 NTRP rating) to get an aerobic and anaerobic workout through tennis specific exercises. Each class includes physical activation, shot-cycle, physical conditioning, and cool-down. Through hand and racket fed shot-cycles, students will have an opportunity to develop better footwork and body mechanics, while practicing their strokes to improve consistency and accuracy.

 

Student Background

  • Can rally consistently from baseline

  • Has some experience volleying at the net

  • In the process of refining technique for groundstrokes and volleys

  • In the process of developing correct movement and positioning

Development Focus

  • Improve cardiovascular health through high-intensity interval training 

  • Refine and integrate reception and projection skills for movement and tracking 

  • Refine and integrate fundamental footwork patterns

  • Refine and integrate modern biomechanics specific to tennis

Class Schedule:

Set 2

Kitsilano Community Centre

Friday | 11:30am-1pm

Nov 3 - Dec 15

7 sessions | $367.50
Tennis+Pickle FIT (18+)

Build toned muscle! Want to move better, prevent injury, and be ready for the physical demands of tennis and pickleball? This introductory level fitness course introduces students to a variety of modern exercises for functional movement. Low impact exercises specific to racket sports work to increase strength and mobility, while developing coordination.

 

Development Focus

  • Develop a love for athletic training in a positive environment

  • Develop familiarity with how to use modern athletic equipment including rollers, balls, bands, weights, and ladders

  • Develop an understanding for how to use and sequence exercises

  • Build toned muscle in key functional areas​

 

Student Background

  • Physically active and/or;

  • Playing tennis, pickleball, badminton, or squash

Class Schedule:

Set 2

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Tuesday | 12pm-1pm

Oct 31 - Dec 12

7 sessions | $210

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Tuesday | 1pm-2pm

Oct 31 - Dec 12

7 sessions | $210

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Wednesday | 11:30am-12:30pm

Nov 1 - Dec 13

7 sessions | $210

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Wednesday | 12:30pm-1:30pm

Nov 1 - Dec 13

7 sessions | $210
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