programs and sports

Tennis Lessons

Enjoy tennis for fun and exercise! This sport improves agility and strength, and our classes teach you how to use your body and stay focused. Classes are for all ages, so you can improve while your kids learn to hold a racquet and hit the ball. Please note that Glen Ellyn Park District doesn’t have an indoor tennis facility. For information on our outdoor tennis courts, click here »

Youth Tennis Lessons

Our outdoor tennis lessons focus on teaching ball skills, fundamentals, and ensuring your child enjoys playing tennis. We offer three levels (Red Blast, Orange Blast, and Green Blast) that run throughout the spring, summer, and early fall. The classes include fun games and drills to introduce new players to the sport and improve the skills of more experienced players. Most lessons take place from Monday to Thursday, with Adult/Child classes also offered on Saturdays in June and July.

Junior Competitive

This program is offered to beginner through immediate players in grades 6-12 who are looking to enhance their skills. Players will achieve success as they progress through a series of game-based drills. The focus will be on game strategy, form, footwork, and sportsmanship.

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Adult Tennis

It’s never too late to learn how to play tennis or to improve your skills! Available for both beginners and advanced players, you’ll have fun and learn how to become a more competitive player. The atmosphere is constructive, with skilled instructors who know exactly how to help you improve your game. 

Adult Start/Restart: Designed for beginner to intermediate players, this program focuses on developing consistency and control while learning singles and doubles strategies. It includes drills and point play.

Adult Practice/Play: Designed for beginner to intermediate players, this program emphasizes fast-paced drills, advanced technical instruction, strategy at the singles and doubles levels, and more.

Cardio Tennis: Designed for all levels, Cardio Tennis focuses on moving and hitting tennis balls at a fast-paced level with a professional instructor.

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