Programs

tennis balls laying on a tennis court before a program

Sacred Heart After School Program

This 4 week program will meet immediately after school in the Sacred Heart Gymnasium.  This program will precede the weekly Elementary tennis league and will be meant to get your child ready for that leagues competitive play.  Your child will be able to stay until the Elementary league starts so you won’t have to worry about picking them up then coming back for their elementary league session.  This program is open to all students even if they are not playing in the Elementary league.

No child left out! Our scholarship assistance is available based on proven need. Contact us at info@southsideareatennis.org with any questions. 

Sessions:

4 week program from February 16 – March 8, 2024

Fee:

$40 per participant

Location:

Sacred Heart Catholic School Gymnasium 

Time:

Begins immediately after school ends.  

Winter Elementary Tennis League

This is a Team Tennis league for 1st to 5th graders with beginner and intermediate skills. Matches will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic School  gymnasium, every Friday for 5 weeks (Feb 9-March 8).  Although the league is beginner friendly, player should be able to serve and receive serves

Sign Up Deadline: Feb 8

Choose a preferred team – Sacred Heart, Heritage, Danville City, Westover Christian, Open

Registration is now CLOSED!

Sessions:

5 Week Program Starting February 9, 2024

Fee:

$55 per participant

Location:

Sacred Heart Catholic School Gymnasium 

Time:

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and each team will have a 1 hour session at 4:00 p.m. or 5:00 p.m. 

Learn, Practice,
& Play

These five-week programs, conducted one hour per week, implement the games-based approach to teaching tennis as well as modified courts and equipment as needed, and are a fast and fun way to learn tennis and/or improve your game. Programs are available from ages 4 to 99+ and from beginner to intermediate skill levels. The atmosphere is informal, with emphasis on fun, fitness, and play.  Free loaner racquets are available.

Sessions:

Duration: April 29-June 1 
LPP is a five-week program, with sessions conducted one hour per week.

Fee:

$55 per participant

Location:

Bonner Middle School

Age Categories:
  • Pee Wees (recommended ages 4–6) Tuesday nights’ 5:15-6:00pm, Starts April 30
  • Little Aces  (recommended ages 7–10) Tuesday nights’ 6-7pm, Starts April 30
  • Juniors (recommended ages 11–15) Wednesday nights’ 5-6pm, Starts May 1
  • Young Adults (recommended ages 16-99) Wednesday nights’ 6-7pm, Starts May 1

 

BOYS & GIRLS MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE

This program is designed to prepare athletes for the spring high school tennis season and to keep their skills sharp all season long. Players will meet weekly (flexible week nights) for practice conducted by a SATA coach, which will include 90 min of drills, cardio and play. Also we will compete against other private/public schools in the area until the high school regular season matches start. 

This program will accommodate middle school, high school JV players and individuals not able to compete on or don’t have a high school program.  Intermediate Skill level is recommended and you must be able to serve and keep score.  Program size is limited and cost is $65.

Sessions:

Summer Session June 3-July 5

Fee:

$65 per participant

Location:

O.T. Bonner Middle School & George Washington High School. 

Time:

~4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.*

*flexible week nights

SATA High Performance Program

For Competitive Juniors.

The program will emphasize modern stroke mechanics and Match play strategy along with intensive drills and strength & conditioning. This program will also provide a pathway to USTA matches in the region, Individual player Grants and USTA Camps.

To be considered for these opportunities, a player must be training and competing in tournaments year-round and also meet at least one of the following requirements :

  • Ranked in the Top 300 USTA National
  • Ranked in Top 20 in his/her section age category
  • Have an ITF ranking
  • Have an ATP / WTA ranking). 

Invitation only program. Please email us at info@southsideareatennis.org if you are interested!

Sessions:
1st Session: May 6-June 14**Requires a SATA coaches recommendation to register.
Fee:

$100 per participant

Location:

Bonner Middle School Courts

Time:

May 6th-June 14th

Adult Team Tennis

This fun competitive league is Co-ed and for playing levels from intermediate to advanced. This league offers a great way for all levels and abilities to play in a flexible and fun format. This 8-week season will be played at Stratford Tennis Club and Bonner Middle School on Thursday Nights at 5:30pm. This league will finish with an all-team championship.

Sessions:

Session 1 : May 9 – June 27

Fee:

$40 per participant

Location:

Stratford Tennis Club

Time:
5:30pm – 8:30*
*approximate end-time

SUMMER BREAK CAMP

This will be a fun and instructional camp for kids off all ages. We will introduce the sport of tennis to beginners and also work with all levels of players to continue to develop their tennis skills. We might also mix in a few special events and have a surprise visitor or two!

Sessions:

June 10-14*
*deadline to register June 3th for shirt registrations and June 7th @midnight registration will be closed.

July 8-12*
*deadline to register for shirt guarantee is July 1st and July 5th @midnight is registration deadline.

Fee:

$100 per participant

Location:

Ballou Park Courts

Time:

Daily 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Interested in Our Programs?

Thank you for your interest in these programs. If you would like to join our waitlist for any of these program while we finalize our schedule, please fill out the form below or contact us at info@southsideareatennis.org.

a group of kids learning tennis together in a school gym participating in a tennis program

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