Tennis Programs

Spring Children’s Tennis
(Ages 7-17)
Lessons are broken into groups allowing instructors to provide emphasis on specific skills. Must provide your own racquet. Level 1 for those with little or no tennis experience. Level 2 for those who hold a racquet properly, understand the basics of forehand and backhand and hit at least 3 times from the center service line. Level 3 for those who understand the basics of rallying, hit forehand and backhand at least 3 times from the baseline with both, perform the basics of a serve and know how to keep score. Level 4 for those who consistently rally forehand and backhand 4-6 times from the baseline, serve, hit overhead and approach shots, and understand rules and tennis etiquette. 

Spring Child Tennis Lessons 
Level                  9:00 a.m.             10:00 a.m.
Level 1, 2, 3                                   423281-AA 
Level 2, 3, 4       423281-BB
Students will be divided according to skill. 

Fee:                $27/Session
Meets:            Saturday 9:00-9:55 a.m.;10:00-10:55 a.m.
Location:        GHS Tennis Courts
Dates:             April 27-June 1 (No Class 5/25)

QuickStart Red Ball Tennis 
(Ages 5-7)
This program is geared to help younger children learn the game of tennis. Low compression balls are used to help the younger children lean to play. Bring a junior racquet and water bottle. 

Spring Child Tennis Lessons  
Quick Start                 423281-QS

Fee:              $27/Session
Meets:          Saturday 8:00-8:55 a.m. 
Location:       GHS Tennis Courts
Dates:           April 27-June 1 (No Class 5/25)

QuickStart Red Ball Younger Kids Tennis
(Ages 5-7)
This program is geared to help younger children learn the game of tennis. The court will be smaller, nets will be shorter and balls (RED) will be low compression making it easy for young children to learn to play. Bring a junior racquet, water bottle and sunscreen.

Tennis Lessons 
Session 1              123281-QS
Session 2              123282-QS
Session 3              123283-QS
Session 4              123284-QS

FEE:                  $39/Session
MEETS:             Monday-Friday 8:50-9:35 a.m.
LOCATION:       GHS Tennis Courts
SESSION 1:      June 24-July 5 (No Class 7/4)
SESSION 2:      July 8-19
SESSION 3:      July 22-August 2
SESSION 4:      August 5-16

Tennis Court Reservations 

8 courts are available at Glastonbury High School. Reservations are accepted by calling 652-7679 (Press 5) from May 13-October 30, 2019. 

  • Reservations can’t be made more than one day in advance (singles limited to 1 hour; doubles limited to 2 hours).
  • Evening reservations (after 5:00 p.m.) for the same day accepted until noon.
  • Lighted courts (1-4) can be turned on by players at the court (activated until 10:00 p.m.)
  • Both lighted and unlighted courts available first come first serve unless reserved or scheduled. 

Tennis Lesson Registration
Lessons are broken into groups to allow for more emphasis on specific skills within those groups. Meets at the GHS Tennis Courts. Students must provide their own racquet. Level 1: Those with little or no tennis experience. Level 2: Those who can hold a racquet properly, understand the basics of forehand and backhand and can hit at least 3 times from the center service line. Level 3: Those who understand the basics of rallying, can hit forehand and backhand at least 3 times from the baseline with both, can perform the basics of a serve and know how to keep score. Level 4: Those who consistently rally forehand and backhand 4-6 times from the baseline, can serve, can hit overhead and approach shots, and understand the rules of the game and proper tennis etiquette. Last number of each code in the chart denotes the session. For example, 123282 is session 2, Child AM Tennis. 

Morning Tennis Lessons 
(Child: Ages 7-16)
Classes meet for 45 minutes daily. 

Tennis Lessons
Child AM Tennis Session 1    123281-(Letter Sequence)
Child AM Tennis Session 2    123282-(Letter Sequence)
Child AM Tennis Session 3    123283-(Letter Sequence)
Child AM Tennis Session 4    123284-(Letter Sequence)

FEE:                        $39/Session
SESSION 1:           June 24-July 5 (No Class 7/4)
SESSION 2:           July 8-19
SESSION 3:           July 22-August 2
SESSION 4:           August 5-16

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Evening Tennis Lessons 
(Child: Ages 7-16; Adult: Ages 17 and up)
Classes meet 2 evenings a week for 4 weeks for 55 minutes. For adults, there is no babysitting available. 

Tennis Lessons
Child PM Tennis Session 1    123291-(Letter Sequence)
Child PM Tennis Session 2    123292-(Letter Sequence)
Adult PM Tennis Session 1    122291-(Letter Sequence)
Adult PM Tennis Session 2    122292-(Letter Sequence)

FEE:                   Child: $42/session; Adult: $69/session     
SESSION 1:       June 24-July 18 
SESSION 2:       July 22-August 15

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One on One Tennis
(Children & Adults ages 5 & up)
Lessons will be customized between the participant and the instructor and mutually agreeable times during the week or weekends. Lessons will not be available during group lesson or other peak times. Perfect for those that cannot make the group times or need one-on-one attention. To register for the program, complete the “One-on-One Tennis Lesson” registration form at the Parks and Recreation Department office or download the form at www.glastonbury-ct.gov (click on “Parks and Recreation”; “Forms and Downloads”). Tennis staff will also have forms. Once the form and payment is received at the Parks and Recreation Department, an instructor will be assigned. Fee is $120 for 2 One hour Sessions.