Tennis

REGISTER FOR TENNIS PROGRAMS

The Jefferson City Area YMCA offers tennis programs for various age groups. Please see the programs listed below. For more information, call Mickey or Anna at 761-9012.

TENNIS COURT FEES & REQUIREMENTS
The Firley Y offers four indoor tennis courts. A court may be reserved the day of use for one hour at no cost. This may be extended if no one is waiting to use the court.  Walk-on players are limited to one hour of play if others are waiting for a court. Youth must be at least 14 years old to play on the courts without an adult from 5-10 p.m. on weekdays. This rule may be waived if youth have completed a YMCA tennis class. Black sole shoes are not allowed on the tennis courts
Fee: Reservations-$8; Walk-on play-Free

PRIVATE TENNIS LESSONS
 Mickey Gage, a certified tennis instructor with the Professional Tennis Registry and a graduate of the Dennis Van Der Meer Tennis University, brings many years of teaching and playing experience to the Y tennis program. As a tennis player, Mickey finished 2011, 2012 and 2014 ranked #1 in singles in his age division in the Missouri Valley. Individual instruction for all ages and skill levels is available. Call Mickey at 761-9012.
Fee: $35/lesson Y-member; $45/lesson Non-member

PERMANENT COURT TIME
Permanent court time reserves a court for you or your group on the same day and time of each week for a 16-week session. Full payment is due when the reservation is made.  Sign up must be made at the beginning of each session. YMCA members only. Registration is accepted at the Firley Y at 525 Ellis Blvd.
Fee: $7/hour; $10.50/1.5 hours

MONDAY NIGHT MEN’S LEAGUE
Join the fun at the Monday Night Men’s League. Intermediate to advance players. Participants must provide their own tennis balls. Substitutes must register with the front desk before play. Direct questions to Gary at 694-9513.
Session: January 2-May 29
Day/Time: Monday – 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $45 Y-member; $55 Non-member

YOUTH TENNIS LESSONS – Beginner
Students learn the basics of the game including forehand, backhand, serve, volley and scoring. Each participant must provide his/her own racquet and one can of unopened tennis balls.

SESSIONS: January-May

AgeLevelDayTime
4-7 years oldBeginnerMonday5-6 p.m.
8-11 years oldBeginnerMonday6-7 p.m.
8-11 years oldBeginnerWednesday5-6 p.m.
FEE: $40 Y-member; $50 Non-member

YOUTH TENNIS LESSONS – Beginner/Intermediate to Advanced
Students will be taught the strategies of the game to incorporate the skills into match play format. This program is for beginner/intermediate to advanced players who are 12-18 years old. Players 8 to 11 years old may participate if approved. Direct questions to Mickey or Anna at 761-9012.

Monday /Wednesday Sessions

  • Sessions: Mar. 1-29; Apr. 3-26; May 1-31
  • Days: Monday & Wednesday
  • Time: 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Fee: $40 Y-member; $50 Non-member

Tuesday/ Thursday Sessions

  • Sessions: Mar. 2-30; Apr. 4-27; May 2-30
  • Days: Tuesday & Thursday
  • Time: 3:30-5 p.m.
  • Fee: $40 Y-member; $50 Non-member

TENNIS ROUND ROBIN
Tennis players interested in meeting new players and having fun are invited to a great time on the tennis courts! Pick your level and enjoy 3½ hours of tennis.  The first 16  will be placed on doubles teams. Each 45 minutes we will rotate so you will play with a new partner.

  • Levels: Men and Ladies
  • Days: Tuesday & Thursday
  • Time: 9-12:30 p.m.
  • Fee: Free Y-member; $7 Non-member

 

YMCA POLICY ON PRIVATE INSTRUCTION
No YMCA member or day pass user may use the YMCA facilities to conduct private tennis instruction and charge or accept compensation.