Lawrence Parks and Recreation has teamed up with Jayhawk Tennis to offer indoor and outdoor recreational tennis programs catering to both youth and adults. Co-sponsored with Jayhawk Tennis. Lessons held at Jayhawk Tennis, 101 Rock Chalk Lane.

For more information, please contact Jo Ellis, recreation instruction supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.

YOUTH TENNIS

TEAM PEEWEES
Ages: 3-4. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This program is a thoughtful blend of TENNIS, FUN, and GAMES, all of which are geared toward proper strokes and motor skills. This clinic will greatly assist young children with coordination and give them a sound combination of basic motor skills for ALL sports. The use of shorter courts and softer balls allows for the youngest of players to enjoy success early while learning some basic fundamentals to help them begin their lifetime sport adventure! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

TEAM RED
Ages: 5-8. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. Students will learn the mechanics of each stroke, as well as footwork, consistency, placement, and rallying skills. They will enjoy the fun of rallying and point play. We will enjoy the beginning stages of competing and incorporate lots of games and fun into the mix! Includes large, low-compression red balls, miniature nets and miniature courts. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

TEAM ORANGE
Ages: 7-10. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. Students will sharpen their strokes, increase their court coverage, and learn to control the pace, spin, and depth of their shots. The kids will begin to compete in games and match play with a goal of tournament exposure. Includes low-compression or-ange balls and shortened court boundaries. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

JAYHAWK DEVELOPMENT
Ages: 10-17. Enrollment Min 4 / Max12 (Holcom) / Min 4 / Max 20 (SPL). Our Junior Development clinics focus on proper technique and mechanics. Exposure to match and point play is introduced while continuing instruction on the fundamentals. This program is for the novice/recreational player that are looking to learn the game, as well as the player looking to improve on their fundamentals so that they can move up to our Jayhawk Academy. No class 11/23, 11/26. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

JAYHAWK ACADEMY
Ages: 11-17. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. Players looking to reach their full potential and to take their game to the next level while being challenged in a fun, team atmosphere. Academy participants typically play for their school team and are competing or looking to compete in District, Sectional and National level tournaments. We will be focusing on high level stroke production, constructing points, as well as developing the mental toughness it takes to become an elite player while working with our top professionals. Yearly tournament play is recommended at this level. Each participant is encouraged to be working privately with one of our professionals, enabling them to flourish as a player. Participants must be approved by JTC staff to be admitted into the Jayhawk Academy. For more information contact Jayhawk Tennis at 749-3200. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis

ADULT TENNIS

ENTRY LEVEL/INTERMEDIATE ADULT CLASS
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This program is designed toward total novice or getting back into the game. Basic instruction on stroke production, rules of tennis and introductory strategy will be covered. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT CARDIO TENNIS
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. Cardio Tennis is a fun group activity, featuring heart pumping tennis drills and games that give players of all abilities the ultimate, high-energy workout. You can have great skill already or just starting out and will be successful with cardio tennis. You will be amazed at how many calories you can burn away in a short amount of time while having a blast on the court! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TENNIS
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max12. This class is for adults of all ages. Participants in this drill should have some tennis experience. This drill is a fun atmosphere of learning some concepts of strategy as well as enjoying the fun of competing in drills, games and point play! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT SHOT OF THE WEEK CLINIC
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. Shot of the Day focuses on a certain shot each week. It is a good introduction to the game for those who have little or no experience, and will also reinforce skills of players of all levels. Each stroke will be covered throughout the session and implemented into developing them into your overall game! Forehand/backhand, volley/net play, serve/overhead and approach shots/point construction. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT INTERMEDIATE CLINIC
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This clinic is great to develop certain skills on the court. There will be a mixture of stroke production and strategy that will culminate into some competitive drills at the end of the clinic. This clinic is for those who have played some tennis and want to continue to improve their overall tennis skills! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT INTERMEDIATE GAMES AND POINT PLAY
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This class is for adults of all ages. It is a fun atmosphere of learning some concepts of strategy as well as enjoying the fun of competing in drills, games, and point play! No class 11/23. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

CARDIO TENNIS
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. Cardio Tennis is a fun group activity, featuring heart pumping tennis drills and games that give players of all abilities the ultimate, high-energy workout. You can have great skill already or just starting out and will be successful with cardio tennis. You will be amazed at how many calories you can burn away in a short amount of time while having a blast on the court! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT DRILL AND PLAY
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This class is for adults of all ages. It incorporates a large amount of instruction from one of our qualified instructors. It is a fun atmosphere of learning some concepts of strategy as well as enjoying the fun of competing in drills, games, and point play! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT BEG/INT CLINIC
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This class is for adults of all ages. It incorporates a large amount of instruction from one of our qualified instructors. It is a fun atmosphere of learning some concepts of strategy as well as enjoying the fun of competing in drills, games, and point play! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

ADULT INT/ADV LADIES CLINIC
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This class is for the ladies who want to enjoy the combination of drills and point play. Players within this group are often involved in tournaments, one of our leagues or a local USTA team. We have a fantastic group who can enjoy bettering their game while competing with one another, AND have some social time on and off the court to make it a great experience! Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.

PLAYERS QUICK START TENNIS
Ages: 7-10. This group will further refine the fundamentals and concentrate on movement skills, stroke production, and the preparation of the student for their first competitive situation. This group will hit a ton of balls with a strong focus on mechanics. They will also learn the needed skills to begin competition en route to moving into our Int/Adv youth tennis classes.

BEGINNING YOUTH TENNIS
Ages: 10-12. This introductory class is for beginners in this age group, we will start from square one and teach proper grip, strokes and other tennis basics through drills and games.

INTERMEDIATE YOUTH TENNIS
Ages: 13-16. A class designed for those who are familiar with the game of tennis and feel comfortable playing in a competitive setting. Class will focus on progressive development of the groundstroke, serving, various strokes and volley.

BEGINNING ADULT TENNIS
Ages: 16 and up. This program is geared toward total novice or getting back into the game. Basic instruction on stroke production, rules of tennis and introductory strategy will be covered.

INTERMEDIATE ADULT TENNIS
Ages: 16 and up. Participants will perfect skills and learn and develop strategy for match play. Instruction will be in a “team tennis style” practice atmosphere with both fundamental instruction and match play. Tennis experience is necessary.