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September 07 - 28, 2021

Tennis - Adult Beginning

Portland Tennis Center • 324 NE 12th Ave PortlandOR  97212 Organized by Portland Parks and Recreation
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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Tuesday, September 28, 2021.

This Beginning Tennis Class (USTA/NTRP 1.0-2.0) is designed for adults 18 & up who are new to the game of tennis or that have had very limited instruction. This is a very fun class, where building a proper tennis foundation to optimize unlimited development and a lifetime love for the game is fostered. You will learn basic scoring, proper grips, fundamental movement and the basic stroke technique for Serve, Forehand, Backhand, Volley's and Overheads. Whether you have not played in a long time or are starting fresh, this class will be an awesome part of your tennis journey. Participation in our Adult Classes allows you to participate FREE of charge in our Sunday 2.0-2.5 mixer when you and your instructor feel you are ready to enjoy recreational competition (Please check Covid-19 availability, as Mixers may not be available).Per Covid-19 guidelines at PTC, please make sure you bring your own water bottle (water is not provided at PTC), and a mask must always be worn during play indoors. Covid-19 protocols change often, please check our website for updates: https://www.portland.gov/parks/covid-19-updatesFor future reference, participation in any of our 3.0 & above Mixers will require an NTRP or PTC Rating in order to register, so either provide your NTRP Rating by emailing PTC Coordinator Bret Bowers at bret.bowers@portlandoregon.gov or if you DO NOT have an NTRP Rating, please register online on Portland Tennis Bookings for one of our PTC Rating Sessions.Note: To determine level advancement in the Adult Development process, please consult with your Certified Professional Instructor as to when you are ready to advance.Helpful Links: USTA/NTRP link to understanding playing level and ratings:https://assets.usta.com/assets/639/15/National%20tennis%20Rating%20Program.pdfhttps://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/NTRP%20General%20Characteristics.pdfhttps://www.usta.com/content/dam/usta/pdfs/10013_experience_player_ntrp_guidelines.pdf

Class held at PTC, however, location such as indoor or outdoor can vary

Note: If needed, Racquets are available at PTC

We offer a free PTC Rating Session if you are new to PTC or do NOT have a current USTA Rating. If you DO have a current USTA Rating, but it has NOT been placed in your Portland Tennis Bookings account, please email Bret Bowers at bret.bowers@portlandoregon.gov

Please contact PTC if you are not sure which class to register for.

Thank You, PTC Management

Age Group

6. Adult 18+


Portland Tennis Center


September 07 - 28, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:15 PM


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Age and Gender

Ages 18-255 · Co-Ed


Portland Tennis Center

324 NE 12th Ave PortlandOR  97212

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