Mount Pleasant Community Centre | Spring Programs

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

Registration opens April 24 at 9am

Mini Fundamentals (5.0-6.11 yrs)

Learn tennis this spring! Prepare your child to excel at tennis and sport with lessons that focus on developing fundamental movement and proprioception. We have fun developing students’ movement, tracking, and racquet skills. An emphasis is placed on learning how to develop coordination and cooperation skills in a group setting.

Student Background

  • Has some or no experience in tennis

  • Beginning to develop racket control

 

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

8 sessions | $150

Thursday

4pm-4:45pm

May 6-June 24

Sunday

10am-10:45am

May 9-June 27

Junior Fundamentals (7.0-9.11 yrs)

Young beginners with little or no experience are introduced to the game through high energy, game-based lessons that use the ½ stage of the progressive tennis model.  An emphasis is placed on inspiring a love for the game while building a strong technical foundation.

Student Background

  • Has some or no experience in tennis

  • Beginning to develop technique for groundstrokes

  • Developing ability to rally consistently (10+) from service line

 

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

 

Student Groupings

  • Students will be split into small groups based on age and skill

8 sessions | $200

Thursday

5pm-6pm

May 6-June 24

Sunday

11am-12pm

May 9-June 27

Youth Fundamentals (10.0-13.11 yrs)

Young beginners with little or no experience are introduced to the game through high energy, game-based lessons that use the ½ stage of the progressive tennis model.  An emphasis is placed on inspiring a love for the game while building a strong technical foundation.

Student Background

  • Has some or no experience in tennis

  • Beginning to develop technique for groundstrokes

  • Still developing ability to rally consistently (10+) from service line

 

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

 

Student Groupings

  • Students will be split into small groups based on age and skill 

8 sessions | $200

Thursday

6pm-7pm

May 6-June 24

Sunday

12:15pm-1:15pm

May 9-June 27

Adult Beginner (18+yrs) 

Learn how to play tennis this spring! This course provides an introduction to the game with an eventual progression to rally and play within the full court setting. This class will be taught by Directors, Spencer and Marshall Mackoff with a low student to coach ratio.

Student Background

  • New to tennis or;

  • In the process of developing complete technique for groundstrokes

  • Still developing ability to rally consistently from service line 

 

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

15 sessions | $750

Sunday

2:30pm-4pm

May 9-June 27

Key Information

www.mountpleasantcc.ca

604-257-3080

Logistics

  • All students MUST print off our activity waiver found on our website and bring a signed copy to the FIRST class

  • Lessons take place at Elm Park (43rd Ave and Larch)

  • Students are expected to bring their own rackets and dress in athletic attire with athletic shoes

  • In the case of rainy or questionable weather, classes may be cancelled. The instructor will contact you. Refunds will be issued at the end of the session.

  • No class May 20th

Learning Environment

  • A safe, non-judgmental space for students and staff

  • Tennis Canada Certified Coaches

  • Max student to teacher ratio of 6:1

  • Progressive tennis method and equipment used

  • Teaching model encourages learning through play

  • Integrated perception training 

  • An emphasis on fun, activity, and challenge

  • Sensitive to distinct emotional and learning needs