Tennis

YMCA TENNIS

From children to seniors, beginners to elite competitors, the Greater Naples YMCA covers the whole court.

The Greater Naples Center is one of the finest of its kind for education, recreation and performance. We offer 11 courts with 3 playing surfaces, including 2 French Open European Red Clay, 6 Har-Tru, 2 US Open Hard courts and a specially designed children’s court. Join us for the rare experience of playing on replicas of two Grand Slam surfaces. We also feature an on-line reservation system, pro shop, stringing, and tennis library.

Tennis is included in every YMCA membership. All members can reserve free court time, enjoy complimentary use of the ball machine, attend social events, and benefit from member rates for clinics and instruction.  Members also may take part in weekly round robins and represent the YMCA in competitive League play hosted by the USTA, CTA, Ultimate Tennis and others.

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TENNIS CENTER HOURS

WEEKDAY A.M. OPEN A.M. CLOSE P.M. OPEN P.M. CLOSE
Monday 7:30 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 7:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 7:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 7:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 7:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm Closed
Sunday *Closed *Closed  

Last ball machine reservation is 4:30 pm weekdays, 11:30 am Saturday.
*The tennis center will be closed on Sundays beginning June 10th

ADULT INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING

The YMCA offers a team of certified tennis instructors who specialize in providing a great educational environment for anyone seeking to learn and enjoy tennis. Stroke mechanics, strategy, mental and physical approaches are explained to increase the enjoyment and success of all who wish to learn. Private lessons, group lessons and clinics available.

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Adult Play Tennis Fast Clinics

Adult Play Tennis Fast Clinics: Play Tennis Fast is designed as a 6-session course of six, 1 hour lessons and is a specific starter player course that has been developed to introduce (or welcome back) adult players to tennis (Adult Beginners or Beginning Again Students)

Classes resume in the fall!

 

 

4.0+ Clinic (Mixed Gender):

4.0+ Clinic (Mixed Gender): This clinic focuses on advanced play scenarios and point simulations.

Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 am

$25 per Class for Members | $35 per Class for Non-Members

To sign up for adult clinics, please call the Tennis Center at 239-597-8431.

3.5+ Clinic (Mixed Gender)

3.5+ Clinic (Mixed Gender): This is a great opportunity to play in a mixed environment where we focus on court coverage, finding and attacking the opponents' weaknesses.

Friday 7:30 - 9:00 am

$25 per Class for Members | $35 per Class for Non-Members

To sign up for adult clinics, please call the Tennis Center at 239-597-8431.

3.0-3.5 Clinic (Mixed Gender)

3.0-3.5 Clinic (Mixed Gender): This clinic focuses on point-play scenarios, discussing and practicing the shots you'll use in real-life tennis matches.

Tuesday 6:00 - 7:30 pm

$25 per Class for Members | $35 per Class for Non-Members

To sign up for adult clinics, please call the Tennis Center at 239-597-8431.

 

Drill Clinic

Drill Clinic: A great workout for men and women that combines some feeding drills to refine stroke technique and live ball game simulated drills to work on shot selection and strategy.

Saturday 8:30 - 10:00 am

$25 per Class for Members | $35 per Class for Non-Members

To sign up for adult clinics, please call the Tennis Center at 239-597-8431.


JUNIOR INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING

These programs for 4-12 year olds are the perfect introduction to tennis, a sport for a life time. Tennis gets kids moving, improves their balance, agility, hand-eye coordination and can teach them tenacity, self-confidence and social skills. We use special balls, smaller racquets and nets and special courts to meet the needs of the children at this young age. This program, as in all our programs, are taught in a “you-can-do-it” atmosphere where play-based drills and games lead to skill acquisition and most of all, FUN!

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TENNIS SPECIALTY CAMP

TENNIS SPECIALTY CAMP

In the Y's Tennis Camp, children can excel from the very first ball they hit up through tournament play. Come enjoy a full week experience taking our afterschool training to a half day camp format. Tennis, fitness, fundamentals, strategy, mental focus and fun!

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday through Friday (drop off after 8:30 am and pick up by 12:30). CAMPERS SHOULD BRING WATER, SUNSCREEN, SNACK AND A HAT!

WEEKLY PRICING: $160 Weekly for YMCA Members | $180 Weekly for YMCA Guests |

DAILY PRICING: $40 (calling ahead is preferred)

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION ONLY: To register YMCA Tennis Camps, stop by the Tennis Center. Please complete a registration form for each child you are enrolling.

For more information pleae contact Sebastian Suarez at 505-629-9580

Elite Juniors

The Junior Elite program is our High Performance program for tournament level juniors of all ages. In this program children will learn through a progression of drills and games specific for each level of play. This games based approach adds excitement and enjoyment for the junior players. We also stress the physical , mental and emotional components of the game. Understanding that Mental The Greater Naples YMCA Tennis Center and it’s top flight instructional team provide high energy, high quality instructional environment for the kids to realize and attain their full potential

Monday – Thursday: 4:30 to 6:00 pm

$25 per Class for Members | $35 per Class for Non-Members

Tennis racquets provided on request. Email YMCA Tennis for question or more information.

Red Ball Class (4-6 yr. olds)

This clinic focuses on basic tennis skills, eye-hand coordination, confidence-building, and FUN!

Classes resume in the fall!

Tennis racquets provided on request. Email YMCA Tennis for question or more information.

Orange Ball Class (7-9 yr. olds)

This clinic will teaches the basics of all tennis shots, with the goal of point play.

Classes resume in the fall!

Tennis racquets provided on request. Email YMCA Tennis for question or more information.

Green Ball Class (10-12 yr. olds)

Technique and fundamental are still a large part of this program. However at this green dot players should be able to sustain a rally. Therefore basis strategy is now introduced.

Classes resume in the fall!

Tennis racquets provided on request. Email YMCA Tennis for question or more information.


QUESTIONS?

For more information on our Tennis program, please contact:

General Tennis inquiries:
Kathleen Butler, Tennis Program Coordinator
kbutler@greaternaplesymca.org

Clinics and Lessons:
Sebastian Suarez, Head Tennis Pro
ssuarez@greaternaplesymca.org