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About Tennis


Recreation and Parks offers a great variety of tennis opportunities for all ages and abilities. See description for location.

Youth Tennis


Little Tennis! Intro to Junior Tennis (Age 5-8)


By using soft balls and smaller sized equipment, Little Tennis introduces the young player to a fun, energetic tennis environment while building hand-eye coordination and self-confidence. Whether this is your child's first exposure to a sport or not, they will be guided by a coach through the experience. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. All equipment is provided. Classes are held at Finley Community Park Pickleball Courts (2060 West College Avenue).

Beginner/Advanced Beginner Youth Tennis

 

(Age 5-14)


Kids will learn to rally and play quickly with an emphasis on fun! Catered to a child's age and size by tailoring the equipment, court dimensions and scoring system, this class provides the basics as well as an introduction to scoring. All equipment is provided. Classes are held at Galvin Community Park Tennis Courts (3330 Yulupa Avenue).

Summer Tennis Camps

 (Age 6-14)


All aspects of tennis will be covered in these fun-filled, four day tennis camps. For 2 hours each day, the participants will have time for instruction, practice and games. Camps are held at Galvin Community Park Tennis courts (3330 Yulupa Avenue).

Register for Youth Tennis courses online by clicking here, or call (707) 543-3737.

Adult Tennis


Beginner/Advanced Beginner Tennis (Age 16+)


Classes will cover modern techniques and basic strokes, including: forehands, backhands, volleys and serves as well as basic rules and scoring. Using a mix of drills and games, students will learn and build confidence while having fun in a no-pressure environment. All equipment is provided. Classes are held at Finley Community Park Tennis Courts (2060 West College Avenue) and Howarth Memorial Park Tennis Courts (630 Summerfield Road).

Intermediate/Advanced Tennis (Age 16+)


Students should have the ability to hit with control and maintain a rally from various positions on the court. These classes will emphasize point construction, offense/defense, and other concepts and strategies with fast paced, fun drills and games. All equipment is provided. Classes are held at Finley Community Park Tennis Courts (2060 West College Avenue).

Register for Adult Tennis courses online by clicking here, or call (707) 543-3737.

Private Lessons


Do you need a private lesson or specialized program? Contact one of our teaching professionals listed below.

CONTACT US



Youth/Adult Tennis
707-543-3737
activityguide@srcity.org

Meet the Tennis Instructors


Jason Beard


Jason has been teaching tennis in Sonoma County for over 15 years! He continues to play tennis competitively and was a Santa Rosa Junior College recipient of the Conference Champion Award, Conference MVP and a Division I tennis player at UC Santa Barbara.

Contact Jason for private lessons and/or private group lessons and clinics. All levels welcome.

E-Mail: jasonbeardmusic@gmail.com
Phone: (707) 217-7785
Jason Beard

Stewart Hutton


Stewart has been teaching tennis in Sonoma County for over 8 years! He has played for both Santa Rosa Junior College and Sonoma State University. He currently coaches at Sonoma State University and also continues to play tennis competitively.

Contact Stewart for private lessons and/or private group lessons and clinics. All levels welcome.

E-Mail: stewart_httn@yahoo.com
Phone: (707) 291-3751

Joshua Silverman


Joshua has been teaching tennis professionally for over 25 years and was an international head tennis coach in Japan for 15 years! He is a graduate of Sacramento State University, where he received a Division I program tennis scholarship. Joshua is USPTA Certified and a RPT Europe Certified Professional.

Contact Joshua for private lessons and/or private group lessons and clinics. All levels welcome.

E-Mail: acestokyo@gmail.com
Phone: (707) 326-4885

Renting Tennis Courts


To rent the Galvin, Finley or Howarth Park Tennis courts, call (707) 543-3737.

Pricing


Private Rental:
$9/hr per court (April 1 - Oct 31)
$7/hr per court (Nov 1 - March 31)

League Play:
$10/hr per court

Stewart Hutton
Joshua Silverman