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Spring Programs

We offer spring tennis programs for beginner and experienced players of all ages from May to June at multiple locations in Vancouver. These classes and are an excellent way to start tennis, continue building a foundation, or refine your ​technique.

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

Registration dates:

  • Kerrisdale CC: Open

  • Kitsilano CC: Open

  • Dunbar CC: Open

  • West Point Grey CC: Open

  • Mount Pleasant CC: Open

Mini Fundamentals (4.6-5.11 yrs)

Start to learn tennis in a small group setting! Prepare your child to excel at tennis and sport with our fundamental movement program. We have fun developing students’ balance, jumping, throwing, catching, and racquet skills. Enjoy various complementary activities that aid in motor skill development and body awareness, as well as cooperation and self-regulation.

Student Background

  • Has some or no experience in tennis

  • Beginning to develop technique for groundstrokes

 

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 cooperation and self-regulation skills in a group setting

Class Schedule:

Kitsilano Community Centre

Monday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $173.25

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Tuesday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $150

West Point Grey Community Centre

Wednesday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $198

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Saturday | 10am-10:45am

May 7-June 25

8 sessions | $198
Mini Aces (6.0-7.6 yrs)

Start or continue learning tennis in a small group setting! Prepare your child to excel at tennis and sport with our fundamental movement program. We have fun developing students’ throwing, catching, tracking, footwork, and racquet skills. Enjoy various complementary activities that aid in motor skill development and body awareness. 

 

Student Background

  • Has some or no experience in tennis

  • Beginning to develop technique for groundstrokes

 

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:

West Point Grey Community Centre

Monday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $173.35

West Point Grey Community Centre

Tuesday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $198

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Tuesday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $198

Kitsilano Community Centre

Wednesday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $198

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Thursday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $198

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Thursday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $150

Dunbar Community Centre

Friday | 4pm-4:45pm

May 6-June 24

8 sessions | $198

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Sunday | 10am-10:45am

May 7-June 26

8 sessions | $198
Junior Fundamentals (7.6-10.11 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

Class Schedule:

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Monday | 4pm-5pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $231

Kitsilano Community Centre

Tuesday | 4pm-5pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $264

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Tuesday | 5pm-6pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $200

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Wednesday | 4pm-5pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $264

West Point Grey Community Centre

Wednesday | 5pm-6pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $264

Kitsilano Community Centre

Thursday | 4pm-5pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $264

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Saturday | 11am-12pm

May 8-June 25

8 sessions | $264

Dunbar Community Centre

Friday | 5pm-6pm

May 6-June 24

8 sessions | $264
Junior Aces (7.6-10.11 yrs)

Young players with some experience continue to develop their skills through high energy, game-based lessons that use the ½ and ¾ stages of the progressive tennis model.  An emphasis is placed on inspiring a love for the game while building a strong technical foundation.

 

Student Background

  • In the process of refining technique for groundstrokes

  • In the process of developing correct movement and positioning 

  • Can rally consistently from service line or farther (¾ court or baseline)

 

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 

Class Schedule:

West Point Grey Community Centre

Monday | 5pm-6:15pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $288.75

Kitsilano Community Centre

Monday | 5pm-6:15pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $288.75

West Point Grey Community Centre

Tuesday | 5pm-6:15pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $330

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Tuesday | 5pm-6:15pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $330

Kitsilano Community Centre

Wednesday | 5pm-6:15pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $330

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Thursday | 5pm-6:15pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $250

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Friday | 4pm-5:15pm

May 6-June 24

8 sessions | $330

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Sunday | 11am-12:15pm

May 8-June 26

8 sessions | $330
Youth Fundamentals (11.0-15.11 yrs) 

New players are introduced to tennis through high energy, game-based lessons that use the ½ and ¾ stages 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 

Class Schedule:

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Monday | 5:15pm-6:15pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $231

Kitsilano Community Centre

Tuesday | 5:15pm-6:15pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $264

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Tuesday | 6:15pm-7:15pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $200

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Wednesday | 5:15pm-6:15pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $264

West Point Grey Community Centre

Wednesday | 6:15pm-7:15pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $264

Kitsilano Community Centre

Thursday | 5:15pm-6:15pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $264

Dunbar Community Centre

Friday | 6pm-7pm

May 6-June 24

8 sessions | $264

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Saturday | 12:15pm-1:15pm

May 7-June 25

8 sessions | $264
Youth Aces (11.0-15.11 yrs)

Players with some experience continue to develop their skills through high energy, game-based lessons that use the ¾ and full-court stages of the progressive tennis model.  An emphasis is placed on inspiring a love for the game while building a strong technical foundation.

 

Student Background

  • In the process of refining technique for groundstrokes

  • In the process of developing correct movement and positioning 

  • Can rally consistently from service line or farther (¾ court or baseline)

 

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

Class Schedule:

West Point Grey Community Centre

Monday | 6:30pm-7:45pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $228.75

Kitsilano Community Centre

Monday | 6:30pm-7:45pm

May 2-June 20

7 sessions | $228.75

West Point Grey Community Centre

Tuesday | 6:30pm-7:45pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $330

Kitsilano Community Centre

Wednesday | 6:30pm-7:45pm

May 4-June 22

8 sessions | $330

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Thursday | 5pm-6:15pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $330

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Thursday | 6:30pm-7:45pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $250

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Friday | 5:30pm-6:45pm

May 6-June 24

8 sessions | $330

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Sunday | 12:30pm-1:45pm

May 8-June 26

8 sessions | $330
Teen Beginner (13.0-17.11yrs) 

Teens with little or no experience are introduced to the game through high energy, game-based lessons with an eventual progression to rally and play within the full court setting  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

Class Schedule:

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Tuesday | 6:30pm-7:45pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $330

Kitsilano Community Centre

Thursday | 6:30pm-7:45pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $330
Adult Beginner Clinic (18+) 

Learn how to play tennis this spring 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 setting. 

 

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

Class Schedule:

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Monday + Wednesday | 6:30pm-8pm

May 2-May 25

7 sessions | $367.50

Kitsilano Community Centre

Tuesday | 6:30pm-8pm

May 3-June 21

8 sessions | $396

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Thursday | 6:30pm-8pm

May 5-June 23

8 sessions | $396.00

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Saturday | 2:30pm-4pm

May 7-June 25

8 sessions | $396.00

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Sunday | 10am-11:30am

May 8-June 26

8 sessions | $396
Adult Intermediate Clinic (2.0-3.0) 

Take your game to the next level! An opportunity for players with some experience with the game (Adult Beginner Clinic or 2.0 – 3.0 NTRP rating) to refine their technical and tactical skills. Through game-based learning, students will improve their ability to play within cooperative and competitive settings. This class will be taught by Summer Smash Directors.

 

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

 

Student Background

  • In the process of refining technique for groundstrokes and volleys

  • In the process of developing correct movement and positioning 

  • Can rally consistently from baseline

  • Has some experience volleying at the net 

Class Schedule:

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Monday + Wednesday | 6:30pm-8pm

May 30-June 22

8 sessions | $480.00

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Friday | 11:45am-1:15pm

May 6-June 24

8 sessions | $480.00

Mount Pleasant Community Centre

Sunday | 11:45am-1:15pm

May 8-June 26

8 sessions | $396
Adult Advanced Clinic (3.0-4.0) 

Gain a competitive edge this spring! An opportunity for experienced players (3.0 - 4.0 NTRP rating) to refine specific aspects of their game, particularly in relation to doubles. Following a collaborative assessment at the start of the lesson series, a curriculum is designed to meet the needs and goals of the participants. This class will be taught by Summer Smash Directors.

 

Development Focus

  • Improve consistency and quality of shots

  • Improve strategic use of topspin and slice 

  • Refine footwork to transition between different phases of play

  • Refine doubles specific strategy and shot selection

 

Student Background

  • Can rally consistently from baseline and net

  • Technically proficient at serving, groundstrokes, and volleying

  • Has experience with all phases of play and transitioning between phases

Class Schedule:

Kerrisdale Community Centre

Friday | 1:15pm-2:45pm

May 6-June 24

8 sessions | $480.00