JUNIOR PROGRAMS

The Quaker Park Tennis Club has partnered with the City of Peterborough to offer a variety of  instructional Tennis Programs.   Registration for these programs can be completed by contacting the City of Peterborough, Recreation Division at 705-742-7777 ext 1873.

Quaker Park Tennis Club offers Tennis Programs for varying age groups and focuses on motor skills development for the younger future tennis stars to more advanced techniques and skills for the more advanced.  Below are the four groupings under which programs are offered.

Le Petit Tennis

This is an instructional program for children ages 3 to 5 that promotes motor skill development and teaches the fundamentals needed to begin playing tennis.  The kids will get a half hour lesson using special kids nets and soft sponge tennis balls on a play area smaller and less intimidating than a regulation court.  This program is offered in the spring, summer and fall sessions.

Le Petit Tennis

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Minni tennis program

This program is for children ages 5 to 9, teaches tennis basics and promotes skills progression. Above all, enjoying the game and having fun is the priority.  This program is offered in the summer session.

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Junior Tennis Camp

This program accepts children over a wide age range (5 to 16) and improves all skill levels.  Children are grouped by age range as well as skill level, ensuring that they receive appropriate instruction.  This program is offered in the spring and fall sessions.

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Junior Tennis Instruction

This half day camp for youth ages 9 to 16 will develop hand-eye coordination, teach basic stroke skills and introduce the fun of game play.  Players will be grouped according to experience and skill levels with each group having separate instructors.  All groups will further develop strokes, including serves and learn offensive and defensive strategies for more competitive play.  This camp is offered in the summer session.

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JUNIOR DROP-IN

Ever wonder if tennis is for you?

Well, here's an opportunity to find out in an informal way if you like the game. On Friday nights from 6 pm to 7 pm, the Quaker Park Tennis Club hosts a drop in for Juniors and Teens. You need not be a member of the club in order to participate.

A certified instructor from our coaching staff will be there to organize tennis games, drills and offer technical feedback.  All participants, members and non-members pay $5 per night.  An inexpensive way to determine if tennis is for you.

As your skills improve, you may become interested in participating in our competitive team the Quaker Aces.

For more information, contact the Junior Program Director at Juniors@quakerparktennis.ca

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