Youth Lessons

Youth Tennis Programs (4 - 17 yrs.)

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Winter/Spring Schedules:

 

Class Descriptions:

LITTLE TENNIS & SPORTS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (4-6 years old): 

This specialized program is designed to stimulate, challenge and appeal to children 4 to 6 years old.  A team of highly trained and motivated “team leaders” will help provide a wonderful environment of intellectual and physical intrigue.  Students and parents alike will be impressed by the dynamic range of learning aides and carefully designed development plans used throughout this program. Equipment can be purchased in the Sunnyvale Tennis Center Pro Shop


LITTLE RALLYERS (5-7 years old/ INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL REQUIRED):

The Lifetime Tennis Elite Future Stars program is for promising young players that demonstrate the skills necessary to become future tournament players. This program is designed to give our future stars rigorous training in technique, footwork, and rallying skills.

Instructor approval required to participate. For details please contact our Tennis Director at 408-735-7285 or by e-mail, johnv@lifetimetennis.com


BEGINNING, ADV. BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE LEVELS

 

This 3 tiered introduction program is designed to develop early tennis skills that include stage 1,2 & 3 balls, ground strokes (stationary & moving), serving (1/2 & full motion), volleys, overheads, and basic vocabulary.  Students are grouped by age and ability levels the 1st day of class.  Class goal:  to maintain “full court” rallies and serve 1 of 3 balls into correct service box while using proper technique.  Graduates are encouraged to join the Bronze, Silver & Gold program.  Students may chose 4:1 ratio classes or 8:1 ratio classes (4 or 8 students per instructor).


INTRO TO BRONZE/ BRONZE, SILVER & GOLD LEVELS (JR TEAMS)

For students who graduated from the Beginner, Advanced beginner and Intermediate level program or can fulfill the program requirements.  Students will learn topspin, under spin, sidespin; add & reduce the power to shots, and develop specialty shots. Program drills enhance quickness, balance and racquet control for improved consistency and accuracy.  Class goal:  Develop foundation to become a well-rounded tennis player, successfully play singles & doubles matches, and to play in local tennis leagues, school teams or tournaments. 8:1 ratio (8 students per instructor)

Gold Levels: Instructor approval only.  Classes at a 6:1 ratio (6 students per instructor)

 


 

Lifetime Activities Parks and Recreation Class and Rain Policies.

No refunds or credits will be issued for requests received less than 5 working days prior to the start of the class or program.

Class make-ups are not allowed for non-attendance

Joining classes that students are not registered for to make up for missed classes is not allowed.

No refunds or credits for non-attendance of regularly scheduled classes or make-up classes.

Full refunds or credits will be granted for classes cancelled by Lifetime Activities.

Rain make-ups will be posted online at www.lifetimeactivities.com.  Please note that make-ups for youth classes will be scheduled during camp weeks M-F 1-4pm

Lifetime Activities will prorate classes if registration occurs after the start of the session and availability exists. 

Rain Procedure
On rainy days, staff may close the courts until they are playable.  Call (408) 735-7285 to see if courts are dry. Credit will be issued for paid, unused time if it rains during play. Make ups will be scheduled for lesson and league rainouts.