Participate in Youth Team Tennis, Play Days, entry level and Youth Progression Tournaments!
Why tennis for your child? Here's why...
What is 10andUnder Tennis? Frequently Asked Questions... More info here. Check out a kid's perspective here.
If your child is in grade K-5th, and (s)he has never played tennis, we recommend trying a Youth Team Tennis camp first. It is great fun and low pressure so your child will have a positive first experience. See below for 2 camps offered by Pick10Tennis Association.
Camp location is behind Toll Gate Elementary School - 12183 Toll Gate Road in Pickerington.
**Registration tips: 1) try clicking on registration link above, 2) if you need to create an account on that website here are the webpage paths you need to traverse: look under PARKS AND REC DEPT, then ONLINE REGISTRATION, then ACCOUNT to create your account. When you have an account, go back to the ONLINE REGISTRATION webpage and click the REGISTER tab, then 2016 SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAM GUIDE, then YOUTH program, then PICKERINGTON YOUTH TEAM TENNIS.
Camp location is Hannah Park in Gahanna (6547 Clark State Rd).
**Registration tips: 1) try clicking on registration link above, 2) if you need to create an account on that website here are the webpage paths you need to traverse: look under PARKS AND REC DEPT, then PROGRAMS AND REGISTRATION...you register using online tool "WEBTRAC", select Activity Type YOUTH SPORTS, then 300301 MIDWEST YOUTH TEAM TENNIS or use activity number 300301.
The next steps: Play Days,Tournaments, Junior Team Tennis
If your child has at least some experience playing tennis or is showing some interest in tennis, another great beginner opportunity is a Play Day.
Learn more about Play Days.
If your child has at least some experience playing competitive tennis (i.e., serving, rallying, scoring) the next logical step, depending on age and experience, is Youth Progression tournaments and/or entry level tournaments as well as Junior Team Tennis.
To find the right kind of tournament for your child, seek advice from your child's coach.Search extensively on tennislink.usta.com -- the United States Tennis Association's website -- for tournaments that meet your child's needs. After going to tennislink.usta.com, click on tournament type JUNIOR. Then click the box for "Show only entry level tournaments" and enter your zip code to find geographically close tournaments. Lastly, click SEARCH. OR if you want Youth Progression tournaments, simply search on the key words "Youth Progression" and your zip code.
Pick10Tennis Association offers Pickerington the only certified 10andUnder Tennis program in the city. We have had hundreds of participants in our camps and continue to improve our programs. We are now offering programs in Gahanna as well.
Check out the wonderful newspaper article written about Pick10Tennis Association!