Junior Tennis

 

Junior Tennis Programs Session Dates:

 
  • September - December (Fall Session)
  • January – March (Winter Session)
  • April – June (Spring Session)
  • July – August (Summer Session: Mainly weekly summer tennis camps)


We are excited to roll out our  2021 RCC Spring Junior Tennis Program which runs April - June 2021.

Please review the important registration dates below:

Registration Dates for all programs except Futures and High Performance

Member Registration:
Monday March 1st, 2021 at 11:00 am - Returning Member Participants
Thursday March 4th, 2021 at 11:00am -  New Member Participants

Non Member Registration:
Monday March 8th, 2021 at 11:00 am - Returning Non-Member Participants
Thursday March 11th, 2021 at 11:00am - New Non- Member Participants

Payment date to secure your spot in the program: Monday, March 15th, 2021 by 9:00 pm.

If you have any questions at all regarding registration, please contact Christine at rcctennisregister@gmail.com or call 604-916-0055.

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Recreational & Developmental

Progressive
Red Ball Program (4-5yrs) (4:1 Coach to Student Ratio)

Days & Times: Sunday (max. 8) 11:00am-12:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: We will only be accepting a maximum of 4 Red Ball Participants per court to limit overcrowding on court and keep our Student-Coach ratio 4:1. We will have student volunteers to help assist in social distancing especially with our younger participants. Once you commit to certain group days of the week, you are committed for the whole term that runs from September to December 2020. Our program cancellation and refund policies will be in full effect. Please review the policies.

Cost: 1 hr class – Member $25/class, Non-member $31/class

This group is for players aged 4-5 years old who will be introduced to basic development skills like coordination, hand-eye, physical movements and racquet skills. The development of these skills sets a platform for these young individuals’ future success. One of our other main goals in this class is to create a fun and enjoyable atmosphere to help gain an interest in tennis and plant a seed for the future.

Orange Ball Program / Orange Ball Advanced (6-9yrs) (4:1 Coach to Student Ratio)

Days & Times:
    Regular – Wednesday (max. 8) 4:30-6:00pm
    Sunday (max. 12) 12:00-1:30pm

    Advanced – Wednesday (max. 4) 4:30-6:00pm
    Sunday (max. 4) 1:30-3:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: We will only be accepting a maximum of 4 juniors per court to limit overcrowding on court and keep our Student-Coach ratio 4:1. Once you commit to certain group days of the week, you are committed for the whole term that runs from September to December 2020. Our program cancellation and refund policies will be in full effect. Please review the policies.

Cost: Member
    2 hr class – Member $50.00/class, Non-member $62/class
    1.5 hr class – Member $37.50/class, Non Member $46.50/class

This group is for players aged 6-9 years old and who are starting to learn and develop the skills needed to perform at an adequate level. Orange felt compression balls are used to make it easier for juniors at this age not only to make contact with the ball more frequently but also in time, rally balls to make tennis enjoyable. Smaller courts are also used to help facilitate relative dimensions to help their progression.

Green Dot Ball Program (8-10 yrs) (4:1 Coach to Student Ratio)

Days & Times:
    Regular – Monday (max. 4) 4:00-6:00pm
    Friday (max. 4) 4:00-6:00pm
    Sunday (max. 4) 1:30-3:00pm

    Advanced – Wednesday (max. 4) 4:30-6:00pm
    Sunday (max. 4) 1:30-3:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: We will only be accepting a maximum of 4 juniors per court to limit overcrowding on court and keep our Student-Coach ratio 4:1. Once you commit to certain group days of the week, you are committed for the whole term that runs from September to December 2020. Our program cancellation and refund policies will be in full effect. Please review the policies.

Cost: Member:
    2 hr class – Member $50/class, Non Member $62/class
    1.5 hr class – Member $37.50/class, Non Member $46.50/class

This group is for players who have just transitioned from our Performance Orange Court Group. Athletes within this group are transitioning to a full court with a slightly lower compression ball to enhance their skills. The main focus within this group is to improve tactics and consistency and give technical feedback in the process. Players within this group should be playing in Tennis BC U10 Future Stars events.

Development / Competitive
Teen Tennis
Days & Times: Sunday 3:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: Member $50/class, Non Member, $62/class

This group mainly targets teens who are interested in advancing their tennis game in a fun but focused atmosphere. Coaches in this group will be teaching a lot of technical and tactical work so that they can advance each athlete’s knowledge of the game and hopefully put them in a position to play the game correctly. If you are looking to possibly play school tennis or just learn the fundamentals of tennis, this group is for you.

Development / Competitive
‘Tween Tennis 9+ (4:1 Coach to Student Ratio)

Days & Times: Saturday (max. 4) 3:00-5:00pm
Cost: 2 hr Class – Member $50/class, Non-member $62/class

This group is for juniors from ages 9-12 yrs old who are either just being introduced to the game of tennis or are looking to improve their skills at a developmental or emerging competitive level. The main goal of this group is to emphasize a fun atmosphere and enjoyment of the game through fun game based learning. Our hope is that we can gain more interest in tennis for those participating in “Tween” Tennis. This is a good avenue for juniors who are looking to play high school tennis in a few years’ time.

Teen Tennis 12+ (4:1 Coach to Student Ratio)

Days & Times: Sunday (max 8) 3:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: Member $50/class, Non Member, $62/class

This group mainly targets teens who are interested in advancing their tennis game in a fun but focused atmosphere. Coaches in this group will be teaching a lot of technical and tactical work so that they can improve each athlete’s knowledge of the game and hopefully put them in a position to play the game correctly. If you are looking to possibly play school tennis or just learn the fundamentals of tennis, this group is for you.

 

High Performance Programs

High Performance 1 (16+ years of age)

Days & Times:
    Tuesday morning (max. 8) 6:00-7:30am
    Tuesday (max. 12) 6:00-8:00pm
    Thursday (max. 12) 6:00-8:00pm

Cost:
    2 hr class – Member $50, Non Member $62
    1.5 hr class – Member $37.50, Non Member $46.50

This group is for serious tennis players who have the focus and desire to train, play and compete. It is required for all athletes within this group to participate in provincial, national or international level tennis events. All participants will work on situational play, focus on technical requirements, and the mental rigours of competing at a high level. All players in this group must be approved by the Director of Tennis prior to enrolling in the class.

Matchplay: Sunday 5:00-7:00pm
Matchplay weekly fee is $15 with one program day per week, $10 with 2 days, $5 with 3 or more classes.

High Performance 1 Criteria

 

  1. Minimum Age 16+ years
  2. National Level Player – Have been selected by Team BC to participate in Outdoor or Indoor Nationals.
  3. Have a minimum ranking of top 10 in BC.
  4. Have participated in our program at a minimum of 3 years.

 

High Performance 2 (11 – 15 years of age)

Days & Times:
    Tuesday morning (max. 8) 6:00-7:30am
    Tuesday (max. 16) 4:00-6:00pm
    Wednesday (max. 4) 6:00-8:00pm *Limited Space
    Thursday (max. 16) 4:00-6:00pm

Cost:
    2 hr class $50 Member, Non Member $62
    1.5 hr class – Member $37.50, Non Member $46.50

This group is for serious tennis players who have the focus and desire to train, play and compete. It is required for all athletes within this group to participate in provincial, national or international level tennis events. All participants will work on situational play, focus on technical requirements, and the mental rigours of competing at a high level. All players in this group must be approved by the Director of Tennis prior to enrolling in the class.

Matchplay: Sunday 5:00-7:00pm
Matchplay weekly fee is $15 with one program day per week, $10 with 2 days, $5 with 3 or more classes.

High Performance 2 Criteria

 

  1. Minimum Age 11+ years
  2. Provincial Level Player – participates in a minimum of 4 Tennis BC Tournaments a year.
  3. Have a minimum ranking of top 50 in BC.
  4. Have participated in our program at a minimum of 3 years.

 

Futures 10+ (4:1 Coach to Student Ratio)

Days & Times:
    Monday (max. 12) 4:00-6:00pm
    Wednesday (max. 4) 6:00-8:00pm *Future Advanced Only (Must be Approved)
    Friday (max. 12) 4:00-6:00pm
    Saturday (max. 8) 3:00-5:00pm

Cost:
2 hr Class – Member $50/class, Non-member $62/class

This group is for young aspiring tennis players who are looking to continue training the technical, tactical, physical, mental and emotional components of the game. The main goal of this group is to emphasize and continue to mold each athlete’s basic fundamentals and set them up for a positive future in tennis. Successful Futures participants eventually filter into our High Performance groups when they reach the appropriate age or level. All players in this group should be participating in Tennis BC Champs and Developmental tennis events.

Private Sessions

 

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