Tennis Programs For Youth
November 4, 2020
Whether this is their first exposure to tennis or you’re looking to take your child’s game to the next level, we have a program to fit your needs. USTA Mid-Atlantic's After School Tennis Enrichment Program with TGA Premier Youth Tennis offers fun, educational after school and summer camp programs to give kids an unforgettable tennis experience on the court. By combining expert instruction, daily games, tennis-themed STEM experiments, and exciting activities, players are quick to fall in love with the sport of a lifetime. Our programs are ideal for beginner to intermediate players ages 5 to 12. Keep reading to find summer camp and after school tennis education options near you.
USTA Mid-Atlantic Tennis After School and Enrichment Programs
Our programs get kids physically active through tennis and establish a foundation for a healthy lifestyle. We make it easy and fun for kids to learn the sport - our classes are ideal for beginners - and every session incorporates mini-lessons that emphasize character-building skills. We even incorporate STEM principles into our classes for a well-rounded experience. Plus, best of all kids get to have fun with their friends because tennis helps you keep social distance without being socially distant!
What’s Registering Now
No matter what the school year looks like, we have accessible and flexible options for tennis after school. We know kids are going to need a healthy dose of physical activity to balance out their days, so we are working with local partners to provide tennis programs near you. Check out what’s available:
- Alexandria/Fairfax County - Register Now
- Howard County - Register now
- Loudoun County - Register Now
- Prince William County - Check back soon
- West Virginia - Check back soon
Scholarships are available:
As part of our mission to increase access to tennis, especially for children, USTA Mid-Atlantic is pleased to offer scholarships for young players to help with costs associated with tennis. This scholarship program is offered as reimbursement and awards can help cover introductory lessons, camps, training, equipment, tournament fees, and more. Players at any level of the sport - beginner, intermediate, and advanced - are eligible. Click here for more information and to apply.
Did you know USTA Mid-Atlantic is a non-profit organization with a mission to grow tennis? We are especially focused on ensuring more children have access to the sport no matter background, ability, or zip code. We invest resources and depend on generous donations that help us provide tennis programs in underserved communities so that ALL children can experience the life-long benefits of the sport. Learn more about our impact.
Understanding and following guidelines for safely returning to tennis is paramount for USTA Mid-Atlantic and our partners. Our top priority is the health and safety of all that participate in our tennis programs. Please review our Return to Play Required and Recommended Guidelines for how we plan to keep your child safe while on the court and in tennis programs with us. This information also outlines what you can expect and how you can help us promote a healthy and safe environment.
Want Even More Tennis?
Has your child been through our programs and expressed an interest in even more tennis? Then it may be time to try the USTA Mid-Atlantic's Youth Progression Program. Youth Progression is an opportunity for kids to play, practice, and improve their tennis skills in a progression that is age and level appropriate. Click here for more information.
Summer Camp – Build Skills and Friendships
Our tennis summer camps for kids have concluded for 2020. We will announce new summer camp opportunities for 2021 in the spring.
Tennis at Home - a Virtual Class Option
Searching for options to keep your child healthy, moving, and engaged to balance out the school day? Try USTA Mid-Atlantic’s Tennis Sessions at Home.
In partnership with TGA Premier Sports, these live virtual tennis courses give kids a chance to have fun, try a new sport or further develop and focus more on their budding tennis skills, all from the safe environment of the home. Children in our online tennis sessions learn fundamental tennis skills through virtual instruction, interactive games, and fun activities to keep kids moving, learning, and engaged.
Virtual tennis session includes daily, one- hour live virtual classes with two USTA Mid-Atlantic coaches leading students through basic tennis techniques, tennis rules and etiquette, tennis history, and tennis vocabulary. Students will have fun learning the sport and will have access to pre-class videos and optional tennis activities for after class - which can be fun for the entire family to try!
All your child needs is access to an internet connection, a computer, tablet, or mobile device with a camera, and about 10 feet of space Tennis racquet optional!
Interested? Click here to join our notification list and we will let you know when the next session starts.