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.
Find out when it’s available and enroll online this summer
Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

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.
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Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

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.
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Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

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.
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Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

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

BEGINNING/FIRST-TIME 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.
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Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

BEGINNING/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.
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Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

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.
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Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

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.
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Find out when it’s available and enroll online this fall

ADULT TENNIS CLINICS

BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE TENNIS CLINIC
Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This class is for players who want to develop consistency and correct technique. We will also include basic strategies for singles and doubles through games and point play. No class 6/25; 6/27; 7/2; 7/4; 7/9; 7/11. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.
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INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED TENNIS CLINIC
Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This drill is for players that are more consistent and can handle a faster pace. We will include more point focused drills, as well as advanced technique and strategies. The last half of this class will be match play where players are paired by instructors. No class 6/27; 7/4; 7/11. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.
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INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED MEN’S TENNIS CLINIC
Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This clinic will be a great workout with stroke production and point play. Basic strategies will be introduced and learned through match play simulated drills. Both singles and doubles strategy will be introduced and implemented in a fun yet competitive setting. Intended for the USTA 4.0 and above player. No class 6/25; 7/2; 7/9. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.
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TUESDAY LADIES’ TENNIS CLINIC
Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. This class is for intermediate and advanced ladies. It is a combination of drills and point play with an emphasis on doubles play and strategies. No class 6/26; 7/3; 7/10. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.
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ADULT TENNIS CAMPS
Ages: 16 and Up. Enrollment Min 4 / Max 12. Tennis camps for adults are for anyone wanting to concentrate a slot of time to hone-in on improving their skills and having fun! Players will be split into groups according to level where we will do rotations with different coaches on skill, technique, and strategies. Both doubles and singles positioning, and strategies will be covered between the two camps. The end of camp each day will focus more on putting what you learn to work through point play and games. We will have refreshments at the end of each day and players are welcome to stay for more match play if they choose to after the camp’s end. Instructor: Jayhawk Tennis.
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