Junior Activities

The Stratford Tennis Club offers a variety of organized events, to help children learn to play tennis. All the events promote an active lifestyle, and provide the boys and girls with an opportunity to meet other members and practice their tennis skills.  All activities begin during Open House week May 2nd to May 8th. Come check them out!

Free Kids Tennis

“Kids Tennis” is a free program for members and non-members ages 4 to 12 years. The program utilizes child-size racquets, soft balls, and small nets.  Young children have fun participating in a variety of games and drills . The purpose of “Kids Tennis”, is to facilitate the gradual development of a  young child’s tennis skills, in order  to improve his/her overall tennis skills faster. In this way, he/she transitions to the regular court with greater ease and success. No registration or prior tennis experience is required. All the necessary equipment is provided by the club.

This popular program begins Saturday, May 7th and runs every Saturday morning in May and June. 

10:00am to 10:45am       Ages 4-7 years

10:45am to 11:30am       Ages 8-12 years

The Stratford Tennis Club gratefully accepts any donations to help purchase and maintain this equipment, so that every interested child has the opportunity to learn to play tennis, regardless of membership!

Free Group Lessons for all Club Members

Free group lessons are included with all paid memberships. Weather permitting, these take place from May 7th until August 16th. Scheduling is  subject to change depending upon numbers.

Mondays and Wednesdays
Junior Beginner – Co-Ed 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Junior Intermediate – Girls 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursdays
Junior Beginner – Boys 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Junior Beginner – Girls   4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
Junior Intermediate – Boys 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Junior Advanced – Boys 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Junior Advanced – Girls 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Private Lessons

Private and semi private tennis lessons are available at a reasonable rate throughout the summer. Please call the club and arrange with John Fischer our Club Pro

Junior Tennis Camp 2018

Our camps provide children with a great opportunity to further develop their tennis skills. Racquets and balls are provided. Registration begins April 22nd.

Age: 6 – 12 years
Time: 9:00 am – noon  or  1:00 pm to  4:00 pm
Cost (includes  HST) : $100.00/week

Tennis Camp Weeks Available
 July 2 – July 6 July 9 – July 13 July 16  – July 20
July 23  – July 27 July 30 – August 3  August 6 – August 10

 Junior Tennis Camp and Gallery Stratford Studio Art Program 2018  

We are excited to offer in conjunction with Gallery Stratford, a full day program that combines tennis with the arts! Participants enjoy a morning of tennis lessons and activities and an afternoon of exploration that encourages self-expression, curiosity and the child’s natural creativity. All children will need to bring a lunch. Pizza lunch will be provided by the Tennis Club on Friday. Drop off is at the Tennis Club and pick up will be at Gallery Stratford.

Age:  6 – 12 years  
9 am – Noon ( Tennis Club )      Noon – 4 pm  ( Park lunch with Gallery Stratford and art program to follow. )
Cost ( includes  HST and materials) :
$160.00 (members of either facility)  $190.00 (non members)    Maximum: 15 children/week

Tennis Camp and Gallery Stratford Art Weeks
 July 2 – July 6
July 9 – July 13
July 16 – July 220
July 23 – July 27

Junior Tennis and Golf Camp 2018

We are launching a new full day program with the Stratford Country Club. Participants receive golf instruction in the morning and are provided  lunch at the Country Club. They than heqd to the Stratford Tennis Club for lessons from 1pm to 4pm. Drop off is at the Stratford Country Club and pick up will be at the Stratford Tennis Club. Please register at the Stratford Country Club with a completed registration from from their website( see Golf Academy).

Age:  8 – 14 years  
9 am – Noon ( Golf Instruction)  Noon – 12:45 pm  ( Catered lunch at The SCC.) 1pm– 4pm ( Tennis Instruction )
Cost ( includes  HST ) :
$255.00   Maximum: 30 children/week

Tennis and Golf Camp Weeks
July 2 – July 6
July 9 – July 13
July 30 – August 3

Optimist Junior Tennis Day

Date: June 23, 2018   Time:  10:00am to Noon   Fee:  Free!

This special event is generously sponsored by the Stratford Optimist Club. All participants ages 5 – 14, will take part in a variety of fun tennis games followed by a free lunch. Members and non members are all welcome to attend. Registration begins at 9:15 am. Racquets are available to borrow.

Junior High Performance New!

Taking Jr. tennis to the next level. this is a competitive training environment designed to take the Jr. tennis players game to a higher level of play. It consists of hitting and conditioning drills instructed by our Club Pro. Please contact John Fischer at the club for more details.

School and Club Tournaments

2018 Dates
Awards Presentation: Saturday, September 29th

Little Caesar’s Regional Junior Tournament

Saturday July 7th
Junior Tournament stop on the Little Caesar’s Tour for players from Southwestern Ontario. $20.00 entry fee (lunch included) Please call the club for details.

Junior Events

Our junior grand slam events are generously sponsored by Royal LePage Hiller Realty. Junior members ages 6 -16 who are interested in friendly, competitive play, are invited to sign up at the clubhouse in the preceding week. These events are free for all members.

2017 Dates
May 26 (10:00 start)
June 16  (10:00 start)
July 21   (10:00 start)
August 25  (10:00 start)

Junior Club Championships

2018 Club Championship Dates
Juniors (Under 18): August 6 to 12 Juniors (Under 16): August 13 to 19
Juniors (Under 14): August 20 to 28 Juniors (Under 12): August 6 to August 12
Juniors (Under 10): August 13 to 19


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