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!
“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 6th 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
11:30am to noon Ages 8-12 years Skills Challenge
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 1st until August 17th. 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 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 2017
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 – 13 years
Time: 9:00 am – noon or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cost ( includes HST ) : $90.00/week
|Tennis Camp Weeks Available|
|July 3 – July 17||July 10 – July 14||July 17 – July 21|
|July 24 – July 28||July 31 – August 4||August 7 – August 11|
Junior Tennis Camp and Gallery Stratford Studio Art Program 2017 Sold Out!
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
Time: 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 4 – July 8 July 11 – July 15|
|July 18 – July 22 July 25 – July 29|
Junior Tennis and Golf Camp 2017
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
Time: 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 3 – July 7 July 10 – July 14 July 31 – August 4|
Optimist Junior Tennis Day
Date : June 17, 2015 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
|Awards Presentation: Saturday, September 30th|
Little Caesar’s Regional Junior Tournament
Saturday June 24th
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.
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.
May 27 (10:00 start) July 8 (10:00 start)
June 9 (10:00 start) July 29 (10:00 start)
Junior Club Championships
|2017 Club Championship Dates|
|Juniors (Under 18): August 7 to 13||Juniors (Under 16): August 14 to 20|
|Juniors (Under 14): August 21 to 27||Juniors (Under 12): August 27 to August 31|