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Sports Camps: Tennis

Dates/Times Summer 2014:

Session A - (Ages 7-10), Monday - Thursday, June 9-12,
9:00-10:15am (Limit: 24)

Session B - (Ages 11-13), Monday - Thursday, June 9-12,
10:30am-12:00pm (Limit:24)

Program:

This tennis camp is for Beginner, Advanced Beginner, and Intermediate players, ages 7 thru 13. Listed below are several levels of play from beginner through intermediate tennis. Classes meet four days a week. Any rain dates will be played indoors at the Huizenga Tennis and Track Center in the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex.

Please enter your level of ability on application form.

Campers need to supply their own racquet.

Players will be grouped by skill level whenever possible.

1.0 ................................... This player is just starting to play tennis.

1.5 ................................... This player has played a limited amount but is still working primarily on getting the ball over the net; has some knowledge of scoring but is not familiar with basic positions and procedures for singles and doubles play.

2.0 ................................... This player may have had some lessons but needs on-court experience; has obvious stroke weaknesses but is beginning to feel comfortable with singles and doubles play.

2.5 ................................... This player has more dependable strokes but is still unable to judge where the ball is going; has weak court coverage; is still working just to keep the ball in play with others of the same ability level.

3.0 ................................... This player can place shots with moderate success; can sustain a rally of slow pace but is not comfortable with all strokes; lacks consistency in serving.

Registration Information

Mail-in registration will begin on Monday, March 31.

Online registration (full payment only) will begin on Monday, March 31, 9:00am EDT.

Walk-in registration will begin Monday, April 14.

Cost:

Sessions A: $50.00 ($25 due with registration)
Sessions B: $60.00 ($30 due with registration)

Location:

Campers will meet at the outdoor courts at Calvin College, just east of the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex behind the Noordewier-VanderWerp residence hall. Please report to the outdoor courts each day of camp.

Getting to Calvin

Contact Information

Director: John Ross, Calvin College Men's Tennis Coach