The Cuyahoga Falls Parks and Recreation Department will offer progressive tennis instruction for ages 7-17 beginning the week of June 10. Three skill levels are offered. Participants need their own racquet. Please refer to the following descriptions. All registration will take place at the Parks and Recreation Office, the Quirk Cultural Center or online at www.cityofcf.com/parksandrec. Registration deadline is one day prior to each start date, no sign ups at the courts. All fees include T-shirt and entry into the Youth Tournament following the lessons. All lessons are now being held at the courts at Falls High. All lessons are June 10-26 (Mon. & Wed.) or June 11-27 (Tues. & Thurs.). For more information or to register please call the Parks and Recreation Office at 330-971-8225.
Beginner Level (elementary and middle school aged participants) Fee: $45R/$50NR
For players with little or no experience playing tennis. Basic strokes such as forehand, backhand, serving and net play will be covered. Basic technique will be stressed. This class meets for one hour twice a week (8:45-9:45 am) for three weeks.
Junior Varsity Level (middle school and high school aged participants) Fee: $50R/$55NR
For players who have taken lessons before. Drills in this level are geared to improve the player’s consistency, learn court strategy, and perfect the proper form of all the strokes. This class meets one and a half hours twice a week (10:00 – 11:30 a.m.), for three weeks.
Varsity Level (high school aged participants) Fee: $50R/$55NR
For players have played high school tennis. This level is for serious players who want to improve all aspects of their game. Topspin, backspin, court strategy, ball placement, and the mental aspects of the game are covered. This class meets one and a half hours twice a week (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.), for three weeks.