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West Point Grey Community Centre

Summer Programs | Trimble Park

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

Registration is open

Junior Fundamentals + Aces Camp (8-13 yrs)

Develop a strong tennis foundation and make new friends in a fun and supportive outdoor environment. This full day tennis and multi-sport camp is designed for beginners AND players with experience. Students will develop their tennis and athletic skills each week through high energy, game-based lessons that follow the Summer Smash Progression. Students will be grouped according to age and skill to ensure appropriate level of challenge and progress. The majority of total instructional time will be dedicated to tennis. 


Weekly activities include outdoor tennis and multi-sport field games at Trimble Park, along with fun games and indoor activities at Jericho Hill Centre. A weekly schedule will be sent out in advance to all parents and participants. Drop off and pick up takes place at Trimble Park.


This camp runs rain or shine. In the event of rain, tennis will take place under cover and camps will be relocated indoors to keep students warm and dry.

Student Background

Beginning or continuing to:

  • Develop or refine technique for groundstrokes

  • Develop consistency rallying in the ½ court to full court settings

  • Develop technique for serve


Development Focus

  • Continue to develop groundstroke technique

  • Improve ability to rally with limited use of or no self-rallies

  • Become familiar with shot-cycle

  • Develop proper serve technique fundamentals

  • Develop a love for tennis in a positive environment

  • Develop a love for athletics outdoors


What to Bring

Students in this full day camp are asked to bring the following each day:

  • Water

  • Lunch

  • Snacks

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen

  • Towel

  • Tennis Racquet

  • Extra socks and underwear

  • Rain jacket

5 sessions | $465
4 sessions | $372*



July 2-5*



July 8-12



July 15-19



July 22-26



July 29-August 2



August 6-9*



August 12-16



August 19-23



August 26-30

Key Information


  • 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 Trimble Park (7th Ave. and Trimble St.) and Jericho Hill Centre

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

  • Students are expected to wear sunscreen and a hat, and bring water

  • 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 classes Monday, July 3, 2023 (Canada Day) 

  • No classes Monday, August 7, 2023 (B.C. Day)

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

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