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Portland Tennis Center324 NE 12th Ave Portland, OR 97212
We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Wednesday, December 18, 2019.
Level: Beginner- Advanced Beginner, Ball Type: Foam, Red & Orange, Court Size: 36?
Little Big Tennis is a fun, high energy tennis class specifically designed to introduce the game of tennis through comfortable, parent/teacher/child on court interactions, creative tennis games, instruction and play. Children will build their athletic skills, socialization skills, hand eye coordination, balance, agility and footwork, receiving modified stroke instruction from our USPTA/USPTR Certified Tennis Professionals. This class runs in monthly sessions and meets twice a week on Monday & Wednesday. Players will learn the fundamentals of tennis, including; Serve, Forehand, Backhand, Volleys, Basic Rules & Scoring, Court Lines/Courts Areas, and stroke progressions that lead to rallies and mini-points with the instructor, parent and/or another player over a mini-net. As players develop, coaches will separate beginners from advanced beginners to introduce more development opportunities. Player graduation and Pro approval are REQUIRED to move to the next level of development. Player pathway development criteria is posted online at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/article/683002 or posted in the PTC lobby. If you have any questions about the junior programs, please call PTC @ 503-823-3189 or contact PTC Tennis Coordinator Bret Bowers by email: Bret.Bowers@PortlandOregon.gov
Class held at PTC
Note: If needed, Racquets are available at PTC
Parents can interact in this class with the pro, but are not required to.
Thank You, PTC Management
We offer a free monthly assessment for first time registrants if you have questions. Please call 503-823-3189 to see when we can schedule a free assessment if you are not sure which class to register for.
3. Preschool (3yrs - 5yrs)
Class held at PTC