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Youth Tennis Programs — Spring 2019

  

Quick Start Tennis

The J offers the USTA Quickstart format for its beginner tennis programs for kids 10 & under. Quickstart Tennis is an exciting play format for learning tennis by utilizing specialized age appropriate equipment and shorter court dimensions. Participants will be picked up from CDC/AKK/HBHA and returned if needed..  

FUNatics - Tennis for Preschoolers

Taught by JCC tennis professional, Todd Perkins, children will learn basic tennis skills using age appropriate equipment.
This class takes place outdoors weather permitting, otherwise class will meet indoors.  Rackets and balls provided.  

Thursday Afternoons | Eight 30-min classes | Mar 21 - May 16 
No class 3/15, 3/29, 4/5
Tuition: J Members: $95/Non-members $140 
Call Will Grefrath at 913-981-8870 to register for a time slot

Little Aces (ages 5-6)

Thursdays | 5:30 - 6:00 pm | Mar 28 - May 16
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $89/Non-member $129
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Little Deuces (ages 7-10)

Tuesdays | 4:15 - 5:15 pm | Mar 26 - May 14
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

Wednesdays | 5:30 - 6:30 pm | Mar 27 - May 15
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

Fridays | 3:00 - 4:00 pm | Mar 29 - May 24
No class 4/26
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

Fridays | 4:10 - 5:10 pm | Mar 29 - May 24
No class 4/26
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

Saturdays | 10:15 - 11:15 am | Mar 30 - May 25
no class 4/20
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

 

Junior Tennis Clinics

The Jewish Community Center offers junior tennis clinics from the beginner level to the advanced level. These clinics are instructional programs that are available to develop and advance everyone’s game.

Beginner Clinics (age 10+)

Beginner Clinics will introduce you to the fundamental strokes, basic strategy and teach you how to keep score.

Mondays | 5:30 - 6:30 pm | Mar 25 - May 13
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

Thursdays | 4:15 - 5:15 pm | Mar 28 - May 16
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

Saturdays | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Mar 30 - May 25
No class 4/20
Eight 60-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $175/Non-member $240
Register now

Intermediate Clinics (age 9+)

Expand on the basics and take the sport to the next level. 

Tuesdays | 5:15 - 6:45 pm | Mar 26 - May 14
Eight 90-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $265/Non-members $360
Register now

Saturdays | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Mar 30 - May 25
No class 4/21

Eight 90-minute classes
Tuition: J Members $265/Non-members $360
Register now

Junior Match Play - for 10-18 year olds

Free drop in, supervised matches against similar level players.  Balls provided.  Meet at courts at designated time.  

Sundays | 1:00 - 2:30 pm | Apr 7 - May 19
No session on 4/21 

Form your own Clinic

Don’t see a class that works for you or your child? Organize your own group of 4-6 players and create your own clinic. Dates and times are flexible based upon your schedule and the availability of the tennis pro. $22 each per hour for Members/ $30 each per hour for non-members.

Private and Semi-Private Lessons

Private and semi-private lessons will be available throughout the year.  Interested parties should make arrangements with Tennis Pro Todd Perkins at 913-327-8013 or tperkins@thejkc.org.

Private Lessons

Get the one on one personalized attention that will improve your game and take you to the next level.

Private Lessons

1 Pack

4 Pack

8 Pack

30-minute lesson

$33 Member
$39 Non-member

$120 Member
$144 Non-member

$228 Member
$274 Non-member

60-minute lesson

$65 Member
$75 Non-member

$235 Member
$275 Non-member

$455 Member
$525 Non-member

Semi-Private
(2 people)

1 pack

4 Pack

8 Pack

60-minute lesson

$35 Member
$40 Non-member

$130 Member
$150 Non-member

$240 Member
$280 Non-member

 3 & A Pro

1 pack

4 Pack

8 Pack

60-minute lesson

$27 Member
$33 Non-member

$98 Member
$122 Non-member

$160 Member
$216 Non-member

 

Court Reservation Policy

Members may reserve one of the six J tennis courts for up to 90 minutes at a time. Court reservations may be made up to one week in advance. Call 913-327-8010 to reserve your court.

 

Meet J Tennis Professional Todd Perkins

Todd Perkins is a USPTA certified tennis professional that has been coaching tennis full time for the last 24 years. Before joining The J staff in 2012, Todd worked at the KC Racquet Club for 10 years where he co-founded the T-Rex Tennis Academy.  Prior to coaching at the T-Rex Tennis Academy, Todd served as Director of Junior Development at Leawood Country Club for 10 years. During this time, Todd organized and directed all club activities and instructed juniors and adults in group and private lessons from beginner to national level.  Contact certified tennis pro Todd Perkins at 913-327-8013 or tperkins@thejkc.org for more information about The J’s adult and youth tennis programs

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