Youth Tennis

 

2020 HV Junior / Youth Tennis Programs


 

 GROUP TENNIS LESSONS 

Tennis Lessons for Ages 3- 11+ years old who are just beginning tennis or are not yet ready to play a match.

These classes are designed for the beginner or beginner intermediate player who want to develop the basic strokes of the game while learning how to rally and score.  These classes will utilize the “10U” program sanctioned by the USTA, which is designed to teach the game by learning how to rally and play out points and matches utilizing the appropriate size court and correct training ball. 

  • Our full-time Tennis Pro, Ryan Freeman, will instruct each lesson.
  • Each session has 6 lessons.  All lessons will be held at the HV UPPER tennis courts for Sessions I and II. Session III will be held at the HV LOWER courts.
  • Session I June 2nd – June 18th, Session II June 23rd – July 9th, Session III July 14th – July 30th
  •  Lessons will take place on Tuesday and Thursday Mornings:

LESSONS: Orange Ball (Ages 6-8)

9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Cost $40 per Session

LESSONS: Red Ball (Ages 5 and Under)

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Cost $60 per Session

LESSONS: Green Ball (Ages 9-11+)

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Cost $75 per Session

  • Sign-up for ALL three sessions of lessons begins on Wednesday, April 1st directly on Ryan Freeman’s website: https://ryanfreemantennis.com/. Payment may be made directly to Ryan Freeman via check as well as Venmo and Paypal through the website.


 

INTRODUCING HV 2020 ROOKIE TEAM TENNIS

Rookie Team Tennis is for kids 5-12 years old that are excited to have a FUN experience playing tennis.

Join us for one hour practice and one hour match per week! The matches are skill competitions that serve as a foundation to playing USTA Junior Team Tennis (JTT) matches. Rookie team tennis includes:

  • Relay races with the ball and racquet
  • Volley into a goal for points
  • Team bouncing up or down the longest
  • Team that can hit the most forehands over the net
  • Volley to a target
  • Obstacle course for time
  • Serving, returning, working our way up to team singles, team doubles, and fun games

Each team with have their own enthusiastic coach, receive a t-shirt, and have a fantastic first experience playing tennis.  Our full-time Tennis Pro, Ryan Freeman, will instruct lessons on Tuesdays and will be on-site to facilitate matches on Thursdays.  We will have a party after the last match with an awards ceremony.

Practices are on Tuesdays from 8 AM – 9 AM and matches are from 8 AM – 9 AM on Thursdays. Season I will be played at the HV UPPER Courts and Season II will be placed on the HV LOWER Courts. Cost is $120 per session.

SEASON I WILL START JUNE 2nd – JULY 2nd AND SEASON II WILL START JULY 7TH – AUGUST 6th

To sign-up for Rookie Team Tennis Session I and/or Session II, please complete this registration form and return via email or provide a hard copy with payment to Stephanie Wilcox @ 5926 South Fairfax Court. Checks should be paid for $120 for each session and payable to RYAN FREEMAN. Deadline for registration is April 30th.


 

HV 2020 SUMMER JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS (JTT)

 Join your friends and get on a team! Outside HV friends “welcome”.

Junior Team Tennis emphasizes fun, fitness, and friends! The focus is on enjoying the exhilaration of exercise, as well as refining the skills that make tennis fun for players of all ages and levels of competition. USTA CO is thrilled to provide the opportunity for kids to gather as a team, practice good sportsmanship and learn valuable lessons that apply both on and off the court. Here is an overview of the JTT program:

  • An eight week summer program for boys and girls ages 18 and under.
  • Three player team minimum (“NEW” for 2020).
  • Match format consists of two courts with one singles and two doubles positions.
  • Teams are divided by age, level and gender.
  • A volunteer, parent captain is required for each team. Each captain will need to complete a no-cost background check through USTA.

Practices will be held Tuesday and Thursday afternoons, beginning Tuesday, May 26th – Thursday, July 16th at the HV LOWER Courts (construction permitting). The tentative practice schedule is below. The final schedule will depend on the final number of teams and ratio of boys/girls.

JTT PRACTICE: 18U Boys and Girls

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

JTT PRACTICE: 14U Boys

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

JTT PRACTICE: 14U Girls and 12U Girls

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

JTT PRACTICE: 12U Boys

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

JTT PRACTICE: 10U Mixed

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 

Matches are played on Monday mornings beginning Monday, June 8th – July 20th at the HV LOWER courts.

 

JTT MATCH: 10 & Under Mixed

8:00 AM

JTT MATCH: 12 & Under Girls and Boys

9:30 AM

JTT MATCH: 14 & Under Girls and Boys

11:00 AM

JTT MATCH: 18 & Under Girls and Boys

12:30 PM

State tournament is July 31st – August 2nd. This is a 3-day tournament. 3 players will play all at one time if a team qualifies. We will have a party after the last match which is included in the cost of the JTT program enrollment.

Costs include a $32 USTA registration fee, a $185 lesson fee and a $13 t-shirt or tank top fee, totaling $230.  Lesson fees will be due in June, but all other fees are DUE NOW via Venmo to Stephanie Wilcox at @Stephanie-Wilcox-13 or by check. HV residents owe $45 and non-HV residents owe $55 to register for JTT by March 31st. Checks may be made payable to “Stephanie Wilcox” and can be mailed or dropped off to 5926 South Fairfax Court, Centennial, CO 80121.

REGISTRATION LINK: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScB2woIYmd2MMwzt8DiO2uoJR7ev-rK6GIHu5mQ8UBmfBPuew/viewform

REGISTRATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED VIA GOOGLE FORM AND ARE DUE, ALONG WITH THE INITIAL FEE PAYMENT, NO LATER THAN MARCH 31ST.


JTT Registration and Initial Payment Deadline: March 31st
Lesson Registration: Begins April 1st until Classes are Filled
Rookie Team Tennis Registration Deadline: April 30th

Program Questions?         Stephanie Wilcox: stephanie.wilcox@hotmail.com or 610-715-7756

Coaching Questions?       Ryan Freeman: ryan@ryanfreemantennis.com or 240-731-3872

 

** PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE HV LOWER COURT CONSTRUCTION WE WILL NOT BE OFFERING ANY SPRING YOUTH TENNIS LESSONS OR PROGRAMS**