Monthly Junior Tennis Lessons
- September 2017 Junior Lessons begin September 5th
- Member sign-up begins Monday, August 21st and Non-Member sign-up begins Monday, September 28th at 8:30am.
To sign up for junior group lessons, sign-up online or call the front desk at 503-287-8749
Junior Group Lessons
The Irvington Club has a very extensive junior program. Our juniors range from beginning pee-wee all the way to high school players vying for a State Championship. USPTA certified pros Walter Seidel and Cristobal Valverde will bring your juniors to the next level while instilling in the them the desire to play tennis for the rest of their lives!
Junior Private Lessons
To schedule a private lesson, please contact Walter Seidel or Cris Valverde at 503-287-8749. If a private lesson is cancelled less than 24 hours of the lesson, a $25 late cancellation fee will be charged.
The private lesson rates are as follows:
|Lesson Length||Member Rate||Non-Member Rate|
Junior Tennis lessons go month to month.
Members may register two weeks before the beginning of the session for any Junior Tennis online or by class by calling 503-287-8749.
Non-members may register one week before the beginning of the session. Payment must be received before your child is guaranteed a spot in class. Only checks and cash are accepted. No credit/debit cards.
(Prices listed are for 8 lesson times per month (4 week session). Months may vary and will be prorated accordingly.)
|Class Name||Ages||Days||Time||Member Price||Non-Member Price|
|Pee Wee||4-6, 7-9||T/TH||3:15 – 4:00 pm||$86.00||$130.00|
|Futures||10-14||T/TH||4:00 – 5:00 pm||$116.00||$150.00|
|Power / High School||10-14 / 14-18||T/TH||5:00 – 6:15 pm||$144.00||$188.00|
|Power / High School||10-14 / 14-18||M/W||3:45 – 5:00 pm||$144.00||$188.00|
There will be a $25 late cancel charge for any session canceled later than the Wednesday prior to the start of the session. For summer tennis camps, please refer to the above stated cancellation policy under “Summer Junior Tennis Lessons.”
Pee Wee Tennis Class
This is a split level class for children ages 4-6 and 7-9. Children will work on balance, ball recognition skills, hand/eye coordination, and eye tracking skills. Emphasis on fun, safety, rules of tennis, tennis vocabulary, and more fun. Requirements for Futures tennis include demonstration of passing the ball over the net and in play from both groundstrokes and volleys. Final decision on moving a child into the Futures Tennis Class is based on age and skill level and will be made by Walter and Cris.
Ages 4-9 | Tues & Thurs ~ 3:15 – 4:00 pm | (Walter/Cris) | Maximum 12 kids
Futures Tennis Class
This is a split level class, ages 10-12 and 13-14.This class is intended for middle school kids still developing their technical abilities, dynamic balance, and ball recognition skills. Players work on proper grips, footwork patterns and contact moves, and consistency. Emphasis on controlling the ball, passing the ball over the net with margin of error, and keeping the ball in play. Requirements for promotion to Power Tennis include demonstrating proper control and consistency of groundstrokes, proper grips for the groundstrokes, and use of the continental grip for the volley. Final decision on moving a child into the Power Tennis Class is based on age and skill level and will be made by Walter and Cris.
Ages 10-12, Ages 13-14 | Tues & Thurs ~ 4:00 – 5:00 pm | (Walter/Cris) | Maximum 16 kids
Power Tennis Class
This is a split level class, ages 10-12 and 13-14.This class is intended for middle school players who have begun to play competitive tennis (tournaments, USTA junior team tennis) and/or are preparing for high school tennis. Players will work on developing approach shots, volleys, and net skills pertinent to doubles. Players will also develop use of spins on their serve. Requirements for promotion to the High School Class include demonstration of directional control of the serve, volley, and groundstrokes, and demonstration of the grips used. Final decision on moving a child into the High School Class is based on age and skill level and will be made by Walter and Cris.
Ages 10-14 | Mon & Wed ~ 3:45 – 5:00 pm AND/OR Tues & Thurs ~ 5:00 – 6:15 pm | (Walter/Cris) | Maximum 16 kids
High School Tennis Class
This is a split level class for junior varsity and varsity high school players. Participants will focus on developing a weapon, consistency, and singles and doubles tactics. Emphasis on serving and returning, as well as point play. Players in this class are encouraged to play tournaments and participate in junior team tennis.
Ages 14-18 | Mon & Wed ~ 3:45 – 5:00 pm AND/OR Tues & Thurs ~ 5:00 – 6:15 pm | (Walter/Cris) | Maximum 16 kids