Adult Beginners

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Level Description

This player is just starting to play tennis or may have limited experience and is still working primarily on getting the ball in play.

Session Session Start & End Date Priority Registration Open Registration
3-Winter 2021 January 4 - March 14 November 20 December 4
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Learn To Play Tennis

Tennis 101 and Tennis 201 are instructional programs specifically designed for adult beginners or adults who are returning to the game after a prolonged hiatus. The overall objective is for players to be able to play full court tennis, know the basic rules, etiquette, positioning for singles and doubles, and understand the importance of consistency.


  • Learn tennis basics from experienced instructors.
  • Complimentary membership during 1st session of participation.
  • Receive a court pass for additional play and coupons for our Award-Winning Pro Shop.
  • Demo racquets available for use at no charge.
  • Meet new players and have fun at the same time.

Contact Program Coordinator Katy for more information or to register, (317) 849-2532, ext. 49 or

Tennis 101

Tennis 101 is designed to teach basic skills quickly in a group environment. Focusing on the fundamentals of the game – forehand, backhand, serving, and basic strategy – this class will help players build a solid foundation to launch their game.

Membership not required until after completing one session of Tennis 101.

Tennis 201

Tennis 201 is designed for players who have advanced from the basics but are not quite ready for 2.5 level play.  The program will continue to focus on fundamentals for those with basic rally skills.

Players must have completed a minimum of one session of Tennis 101 and be recommended by a teaching pro to register.

Membership not required until after completing one session of Tennis 201.


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