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


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.

SESSIONS: August-December

AgeLevelDayTime
5-10 years oldBeginnerMonday & Wednesday5-6 p.m.
5-10 years oldBeginnerTuesday & Friday6-7 p.m.
FEE: $60 Y-member; $70 Non-member

JUNIOR MATCH PLAY
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 11-18 years old. Players 8 to 10 years old may participate if approved. Direct questions to Mickey or Anna at 761-9012.

SESSIONS: August-December

AgeLevelDayTime
11-18 years oldAll LevelsMonday & Wednesday3:30-5 p.m.
11-18 years oldAll LevelsTuesday & thursday3:30-5 p.m.
FEE: $60 Y-member; $70 Non-member


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: August 7-December 18
Day/Time: Monday – 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $50 Y-member; $60 Non-member

MEN’S ADVANCED LEAGUE
If you are an advanced tennis player and thrive on competition, this league is the place to be. Players must have a NTRP rating of 4.0 or above. Participants will provide their own tennis balls. Direct questions to Mickey at 761-9012.
Session: August-December
Day/Time: Monday – 5:30-7 p.m.
Fee: $50 Y-member; $60 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. Participants must be at least 18 years old and are asked to give a donation of tennis balls on a timely basis.

  • 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.