Tennis

TENNIS

Education, Recreation and Performance


From children to seniors, beginners to elite competitors, the Greater Naples YMCA covers the whole court. Lessons, leagues, tournaments, social events and certified, experienced professionals to help you start or sharpen your game.

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, all lighted for night play. 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.


ADULT INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING

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.

Cardio Tennis Clinic: This "aerobic workout is a party on the tennis court!" Cardio Tennis will get your heart rate up, while hitting lots of tennis balls! These co-ed classes incorporate group exercise, tennis and music to keep your heart pumping. Cardio Tennis classes are designed for a workout + fun + keeping your exercise routine fresh and exciting! Join us to “Party on the Court” for footwork, agility, stretching, coordination, and more!

Tuesday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm & Saturday 8:30 am - 9:30am

$20 per Class for Members  |  $30 for Non-Members

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

Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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

4.0+ Clinic (Co-ed): This clinic focuses on advanced play scenarios and point simulations.

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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

Doubles Specialty Clinic: This doubles-specific clinic will focus on court positioning, shot selection, and combining both offensive and defensive strategies for a winning formula.

Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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

3.0-4.0 (Co-ed) Clinic: This is a great opportunity to play in a mixed environment where we focus on court coverage, finding and attacking the opponents' weaknesses.

Friday & Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 am; Wednesday & Thursday 6:30 pm - 8:00 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.


TENNIS LEAGUES

The YMCA has 2 “seasons” for tennis leagues each calendar year, Fall and Winter. Fall leagues play begin as early as September and play through as late as December. Winter teams begin in January and play through March. 

YMCA membership is required to play in the leagues (Not a member, sign up today!). Teams are formed with players of like ability and consists of 10-14 players on the roster, including a Captain, who arranges the line-up of players each match. Each week, a match is played either at the YMCA, or played various clubs in the area.

Fall Tennis Leagues are forming now! To sign up for a league, please call the Tennis Center at 239-597-8431


JUNIOR INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING

Our programs provide growing athletes the perfect foundation of skills and focus to help them learn.

Using this tiered, skill based, progressive program will move players ages 4-18, through all the phases of tennis development preparing for high level play, while fostering a love of the game and a focus on physical fitness, coordination, mental discipline and valuable life skills.

  • Red Ball Clinic (ages 4-6): This clinic focuses on basic tennis skills, eye-hand coordination, confidence-building, and FUN!

  • Orange Ball Clinic (ages 7-9): This clinic will teaches the basics of all tennis shots, with the goal of point play.

  • Green Ball Clinic (ages 9-12): This clinic preps our juniors for full-court tennis play, learning scoring, serving, match play, and more!

  • Yellow Ball (ages 13+): This match play opportunity is for our top level junior players. Matches will be set up by the Pros to keep competition tight, yet fun for all! Instruction will be offered on strategy and mental toughness techniques.

PRICING FOR JUNIOR CLINICS:

  • 45 minute Clinics: $15 Members  •  $22 Non-Members

  • 1 Hour Clinics: $20 Members  •  $30 Non-members

  • 1.5 hour Clinics: $25 members  •  $35 Non-members

AFTERSCHOOL JUNIOR  CLINICS:

  • Tuesday: Ages 7 - 9 (Orange Ball): 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  |  Ages 10 - 12 (Green Ball): 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • Wednesday: Ages 4 - 6 (Red Ball): 4:30 pm -  5:15 pm  |  Ages 13+ (Yellow Ball): 5:30 pm -  7:00 pm

  • Thursday: Ages 7 - 9 (Orange Ball): 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  |  Ages 10 - 12 (Green Ball): 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SATURDAY JUNIOR CLINICS:

  • Red Ball Clinic (ages 4-6): Saturday 8:30 am - 9:15 am

  • Orange Ball Clinic (ages 7-9): Saturday 9:30 am - 10:30 am

  • Green Ball Clinic (ages 9-12): Saturday 10:30 am - 11:30 am

  • Yellow Ball (ages 13+): Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

To sign up for junior clinics, please call the Tennis Center at 239-597-8431. Tennis racquets provided on request. Email YMCA Tennis for question or more information.



CONTACT US

For more information on Instruction, Round Robin & Court Reservation Schedules or to schedule a tour, please contact:

Greater Naples YMCA Tennis center
5455 YMCA Road
Naples, Florida 34109
239.597.8431
tennis@greaternaplesymca.org

Kevin Scott
Director of Tennis
239.597.8431
Email Kevin