Tennis

Education, Recreation & Performance


From children to seniors, beginners to elite competitors, the YMCA of South Collier covers the whole court. Lessons, leagues, tournaments, social events and certified / experienced professionals to help you start or sharpen your game.

The YMCA Tennis Center is one of the finest of its kind for education, recreation and performance. We offer 8 clay courts and 2 hard courts that are all lighted for night play.

Tennis is included in every YMCA membership. All members can reserve free court time, use of the ball machine, attend social events, and benefit from member rates for clinics and instruction.


TENNIS CENTER HOURS

Weekday A.M. Open A.M. Close P.M. Open P.M. Close
Monday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm    
Sunday 8:00 am 12:00 pm  

MAKE A RESERVATION:

  • To schedule court time, please text Sebastian Suarez at 505-629-9580
  • Provide player names, desired date and time. Please do not arrive at the tennis center without prior confirmation.
  • Please be courteous to other members and only reserve ONE time slot per day.

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ADULT INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING

The YMCA offers a team of certified tennis instructors who specialize in providing a great educational environment for anyone seeking to learn and enjoy tennis. Stroke mechanics, strategy, mental and physical approaches are explained to increase the enjoyment and success of all who wish to learn. Private lessons, group lessons and clinics available.

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PLAY FAST CLINICS (BEGINNERS & BEGINNING AGAIN)

Learn to Play Fast Clinics: Play Tennis Fast is designed as a 6-session course of six, 1 hour lessons and is a specific starter player course that has been developed to introduce (or welcome back) adult players to tennis (Adult Beginners or Beginning Again Students)

Monday & Thursday: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Individual Lessons: $20 per Class for Members | $30 per Class for Non-Members

Packages: $105 for 6 Lessons  |  Bring a friend, $95 each person

CARDIO TENNIS CLINIC

This aerobic workout is a “Party on the Tennis Court”! Cardio Tennis will get your heart rate up, while hitting lots of tennis balls! These co-ed classes incorporate group exercise, tennis and music to keep your heart pumping. Cardio Tennis classes are designed for a workout + fun + keeping your exercise routine fresh and exciting! Join us to “Party on the Court” for footwork, agility, stretching, coordination, and more!

Tuesday: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

1 Hour sessions: $20 Member  |  $30 Non-Member

ADULT DRILLS CLINICS

A great workout for men and women that combines some feeding drills to refine stroke technique and live ball game simulated drills to work on shot selection and strategy.

Saturday: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

1.5 Hour sessions: $25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member

3.0-3.5 ADULT CLINICS

This clinic focuses on point-play scenarios, discussing and practicing the shots you'll use in real-life tennis matches.

Tuesday: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

1.5 Hour sessions: $25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member

3.5+ ADULT CLINICS

This is a great opportunity to play in a mixed environment where we focus on court coverage, finding and attacking the opponents’ weaknesses.

Friday: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

1.5 Hour sessions: $25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member

4.0+ ADULT CLINICS

This clinic focuses on advanced play scenarios and point simulations.

 **4.0 or higher adult groups require a play test or invitation

Wednesday: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Friday: 8:30 am - 10:00 am

1.5 Hour sessions: $25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member


JUNIOR INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING

These programs for 4-12 year olds are the perfect introduction to tennis, a sport for a life time. Tennis gets kids moving, improves their balance, agility, hand-eye coordination and can teach them tenacity, self-confidence and social skills. We use special balls, smaller racquets and nets and special courts to meet the needs of the children at this young age. This program, as in all our programs, are taught in a “you-can-do-it” atmosphere where play-based drills and games lead to skill acquisition and most of all, FUN!

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TENNIS SPECIALTY CAMP (SCHOOL BREAKS & SUMMER)

In the Y's Tennis Camp, children can excel from the very first ball they hit up through tournament play. Come enjoy a full week experience taking our afterschool training to a half day camp format. Tennis, fitness, fundamentals, strategy, mental focus and fun!

9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Monday through Friday (drop off after 8:30 am and pick up by 12:30). CAMPERS SHOULD BRING WATER, SUNSCREEN, SNACK AND A HAT!

WEEKLY PRICING: $160 Weekly for YMCA Members | $180 Weekly for YMCA Guests |

DAILY PRICING: $40 (calling ahead is preferred)

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION ONLY: To register YMCA Tennis Camps, stop by the Tennis Center. Please complete a registration form for each child you are enrolling.

For more information, contact Sebastian Suarez at 505-629-9580

RED BALL CLINIC (AGES 4-6)

The beginner-level Red Ball Clinics are designed to introduce young children to the sport, develop fundamental tennis skills while exploring their interest in the sport. It focuses on basic tennis ball skills, hand-eye coordination, confidence building and fun.  

Monday: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Saturday: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

1 Hour sessions: $20 Member  |  $30 Non-Member

ORANGE BALL CLINIC (AGES 7-9)

Transitioning from red ball to the Orange Ball Clinics, players will be grouped by ability/age within each class program and continue to build athletic skills. Tennis activities and games will focus on developing ground stroke technique and consistency, serves, and volleys with the goal of point and match play. 

Monday: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Thursday: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

1 Hour sessions: $20 Member  |  $30 Non-Member
1.5 Hour sessions: $25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member

GREEN BALL/YELLOW BALL CLINIC (AGES 9-12)

The Green/Yellow Ball Clinic will consist of instruction, point play and engaging drills and games that will motivate players as they improve their technique and skills.  This is an ideal match play experience in a fun stress free environment.  Players will transition from Green to Yellow ball as they progress in age and ability.

Tuesday: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

1.5 Hour sessions: $25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member

ELITE JUNIOR GROUP (AGES 13+)

High level instruction will continue for our Elite Junior Group on technique and shots in addition to strategy and mental preparation techniques.  There will also be match play opportunities for our top-level junior players. Matches will be set up and monitored by the coaches.

**Elite Junior require a play test or invitation.

Monday-Friday: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

1.5 Hour sessions: $25 Member  |  $35 Non-Member


Private, Semi-Private and Personalized Group Lessons

The tennis program at xthe Y offers private and semi-provate instruction for adults and children, from beginners to experienced players. Our certified tennis professionals are committed to providing members and guests with the personal attention they need to enhance their time on the courts. We strive to provide every tennis player with a positive learning experience in a highly motivating atmosphere through quality instruction and programming.

Lessons provided by Sebastian Suarez, Head Tennis Professional, PTR Certified

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PRIVATE LESSONS

Lessons provided by Sebastian Suarez, Head Tennis Professional, PTR Certified

Private Lessons Member Non-Member
1 Hour Lesson $75 $85
45 Minutes $55 $65
30 Minutes $40 $50

Contact Sebastian for setting up a private clinic, individual priced based on number participating and length of clinic.

Please prepay online for your session for private and semi-private lessons. Sebastian will receive an email and contact you to set up a time and day that meets your needs. You may also contact him via text at 505-629-9580 to set up a lesson, but please prepay on-line after confirmation. That session may be used for up to 6 months in case of rain or the need to reschedule.

SEMI-PRIVATE LESSONS

Lessons provided by Sebastian Suarez, Head Tennis Professional, PTR Certified

Semi- Private Lessons Member Non-Member
1 Hour Lesson (2 people) $40/PP $50/PP

Contact Sebastian for setting up a private clinic, individual priced based on number participating and length of clinic.

Please prepay online for your session for private and semi-private lessons. Sebastian will receive an email and contact you to set up a time and day that meets your needs.  You may also contact him via text at 505-629-9580 to set up a lesson, but please prepay on-line after confirmation. That session may be used for up to 6 months in case of rain or the need to reschedule.


QUESTIONS?

For general inquiries, regitrations and information, email us at tennis@naplesymca.org or call 239.963.3775.