Tennis
Tennis

Tennis

"Watching our Juniors grow both as players and as people through our program is truly rewarding."

—Lisa Seymour, Director of 10 & Under Tennis

The Resort's tennis facilities stand out as one of the leading facilities in the Midwest. Tennis is one of The Club's most active programs, with five indoor and four outdoor courts, plus leagues for varying ages and skill levels, group lessons, and private instruction from a top-tier staff of tennis pros and instructors.

The Director of Tennis oversees the Resort's tennis instruction, leagues, and tournament play. Our staff includes USPTA/USPTR professionals and tennis instructors.

 

 2019-2020 Fall/Winter TENNIS BROCHURE


  Session Dates

Fall September 9-December 1   Winter December 2-March 8     Spring March 9-June 7
(12 week sessions.  Juniors are split into two 6-week sessions) (*No Class December 23-January 5 and March 23-March 29)

Drop-in rates are available for all classes.

Call 231-534-6786 for details

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  • Adult Tennis Programs

    ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS

     Please click here to sign up for classes

    START/RESTART

    An Adult Beginner/Advanced Beginner Program
    Monday 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Cost: $115/mem | $200 non-mem (for each individual date)

    A class for those who are either new to the game or just getting back into it! Basic skills: groundstrokes, volleys, serving, and service return will be covered. Basic singles and doubles positioning, movement, along with the different strategies will be covered to get you going right away. Emphasis will be on getting students comfortable with basic strokes and playing right away. 1 hour of instruction and 1/2 hour of unsupervised match play.


    Adult Intermediate (3.0 Level)

    Thursday 7:00-8:30 p.m.
    Cost: $115/mem | $200/non-mem (for each individual date)

    One hour of instruction followed by 1/2 hour of unsupervised match play. Basic skills: groundstrokes, volleys, serving, and service return will be reviewed along with more advanced skills (approach shots, overheads, and the different spins). Singles and doubles positioning, movement, along with the different strategies will be covered.


    3.0-3.5 Men's Doubles Drill and Play

    Monday 6-8 p.m.
    Cost $144/mem | $216/non-mem

    One hour of instruction followed by one hour of unsupervised match play. Strokes that are beneficial to singles will be emphasized along with singles strategies. Singles pattern work and specific situations and how to react to them will be covered. Limit 8.


    3.5 Women's Singles Drill and Play

    Tuesday 9-11 a.m.
    Cost $144/mem | $216/non-mem

    One hour of instruction followed by one hour of unsupervised match play. Strokes that are beneficial to singles will be emphasized along with singles strategies. Singles pattern work and specific situations and how to react to them will be covered. Limit 6.


    3.5/4.0 Women's Doubles Drill and Play

    Tuesday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Cost $144/mem | $216/non-mem

    One hour of instruction followed by 1 hour of unsupervised match play. Strokes that are beneficial to doubles are emphasized along with doubles strategy. Doubles pattern work and specific situations and how to handle them, will be covered. Limit 12.


    3.5/4.0 Women's Doubles Drill and Play

    Friday 8:30-10 a.m.
    Cost $180/mem | $252/non-mem

    One and 1/2 hours of instruction. More advanced skills, stroke techniques, and shot combinations will be taught along with doubles strategy and tactics. Modern strokes and spins will be introduced along with other specialty shots.


    Men's Top Gun League

    Thursday 7-9 p.m.
    Level 4.0 and Up
    Two 12 Week Sessions
    Cost $120/mem | $240/non-mem

    STARTS October 24

    Play one set of doubles with each player on your court. After the night is done, the player with the highest number of games won will move up a court, the player with the lowest number of games won will move down a court and the middle two players will stay on the same court for the next week. A great way to play against players of the same ability. Finish with a beer or refreshment at the desk afterwards (included). Players in last year's league have priority in signing up for this year's league, but sign up anyway if you are interested. Limit 12 players.


    Thursday Night 3.0/3.5 Mixed Doubles League

    Wednesday 6-8 p.m., 12 weeks
    Cost $120/mem | $240/non-mem

    STARTS October 23

    A highly requested league. Sign up with a partner and enjoy 2 hours of mixed doubles play. Start each week with your partner and then rotate around with different partners. Drinks and refreshments afterwards. A great social atmosphere


    Cardio Tennis

    Tuesdays and Thursday 12:00-1:00 p.m.
    Sign-up through activities desk prior to class
    Cost $10/mem | $15/hotel guest | $16/non-mem

    Saturday 9-10:30 a.m.
    Sign-up through activities desk prior to class
    Cost $15/mem | $20/hotel guest | $21/non-mem

    1-hour program that includes a warm-up, cardio workout, and cool-down phase all within a drill-based workout. Each one has drills specifically designed to be fun, challenging and to get you moving. You will hit forehands, backhands, volleys, etc. First and foremost, Cardio Tennis is a great workout. You run, you hit balls, you jump, you recover, and you have fun. Cardio Tennis is a full body workout. And there may even be some music!

    The majority of the Cardio Tennis program is the "workout" phase, which should last as least 30-50 minutes and contain drills that will keep players moving and challenge their ability and fitness level. Pros will find ways to keep players of all levels moving and challenged…all while having fun! Cardio tennis runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00-10:30 a.m., and you must sign up in advance by calling the desk at 231-534-6770. If there is no sign-up two hours prior to class, it will be cancelled.


    Stroke of the Week

    Monday 11:00am-12:00 pm.
    Sign-up through activities desk prior to class
    Cost $10/mem | $15/hotel guest | $16/non-mem

     Pro will pick the stroke that will be worked on that day. Have fun including this in various formats of play.

     Please click here to sign up for classes

  • Junior Tennis Programs

    Junior Tennis Programs

    Please click here to sign up for classes

    Drop-in rates are available for all junior classes. Contact 231-534-6786.

    Level 1: Red Court Tennis

    Ages 4-6
    Monday and/or Wednesday 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    Saturday 10:30-11:30 a.m.
    6 Weeks
    Mem Cost: $60 (One day/week) | $100 (2 days/week)
    Non-Mem Cost: $72 (One day/week) | $130 (2 days/week)

    One hour of tennis followed up with pizza and swimming (optional: with adult supervision). Shorter courts (36'), shorter racquets (23"), and foam balls. After class, players may wish to do class + Fun Days + Parent Child Days.


    Level 2: Orange Court Tennis

    Ages 7-10
    A 10 and under "Transition" ball class
    Monday and/or Wednesday 4:30-6:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    6 Weeks
    Mem Cost: $84 ( One day/week) | $155 (2 days/week)
    Non-Mem Cost: $100 (One day/week) | $185 (2 days/week)

    One and 1/2 hours of tennis followed up with pizza and swimming (optional: with adult supervision). 60' court, 25" racquets, 50% compression ball. Players may wish to do class + Fun Days + Parent/Child Days.


    Level 3: Green Court Tennis

    ADVANCED QuickStart (ages 8-10)
    A 10 and under "Transition" ball class
    Green ball using 75% compression, full court
    Monday and/or Wednesday 4:30-6:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    6 Weeks
    Mem Cost: $84 ( One day/week) | $155 (2 days/week)
    Non-Mem Cost: $100 (One day/week) | $185 (2 days/week)

    One and 1/2 hours of tennis followed up with pizza and swimming (optional: with adult supervision). 78' court, 27" racquets, 75% compression ball. Players are comfortable playing singles and doubles. Players encouraged to do classes, Fun Days, supervised match play, travel matches, tournaments.


    Level 4: Green Ball/Hard Ball

    Ages 8-11 (more level based)
    Wednesday 4:30-6:00 p.m./Sunday 3:00-4:30 p.m.
    6 Weeks
     Mem Cost: $84 (One day/week) | $155 (2 days/week)
     Non-Mem Cost: $ 100 (One day/week) | $185 (2 days/week)

    Class for players who have had some match play experience and understand most technical skills. Players should be striving to start playing matches a bit more competitively and start feeling comfortable with the basic singles and doubles tactics. Players in this class want to start competing either in their first travel match or tournament.


    Level 5

    Ages 10-14
    Tuesday/Thursday 5:30-7:00 p.m.
    6 Weeks

    Cost: $160 member | $190 non-member (both days/week)
    $90 members | $110 non-members (one day)

    Junior Competitive class. Players encouraged to do classes, Fun days, and special events. Juniors should be comfortable with the basic strokes along with basic singles and doubles strategy. Juniors in this class are starting to play competitively either in a league, travel match, or in their first tournament. All strokes and strategies needed to compete will be emphasized. Competitive situations are a regular part of this class.


    Level 6

    Ages 12-17
    Thursday 5:30-7:00 p.m.
    Sunday 4:30-6:00 p.m.
    6 Weeks
    Mem Cost: $90 (One day/week) | $160 (2 days/week)
    Non-Mem Cost: $ 110 (One day/week) | $190(2 days/week)
    Drop In Member: $17 | Non Member $20

    This class is designed for high school players, or appropriate ability level if younger, that are interested in HS tennis teams and maybe a tournament or travel match during the year (optional). Unlike the HP class (below), players are not expected to play tournaments on a regular basis and are not required to condition after class.

    All phases of the game will be covered including technique, tactics, and strategy. Each month, in Level 6 we will offer: Junior travel matches, USTA Tournament Travel, and other special events.

    If you are in a fall, winter, or spring sport, it is recommended that you sign-up for the Sunday only class and go one day per week. You may switch from one to two days when necessary in this class.


    High Performance

    Ages 10-17 (must be approved)
    Tournament Player Class
    Tuesday/Thursday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (class and conditioning)
    Friday 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. (match play)
    Ongoing

    Class designed for tournament players who are serious about getting a ranking and/or playing high school tennis. All players MUST be approved by our Head Tennis Professional to play in this class.

    Players will be placed on courts based on playing ability and have the opportunity, each week, to challenge up to the next court. A ladder will be established after the fall tennis season to determine the court that each player will start on. This will encourage competition and that is what this class revolves around.

    Tuesday and Thursday includes tennis and conditioning. Friday is geared more for match play (if not playing in a tournament). Players are expected to play tournaments and travel matches.

Court Time

Member Contract Court Time

Contract court time is the way to guarantee that you have a court to play on each week. Courts are limited, so you will need to get your contract in as soon as possible for the 2019-2020 indoor seasons.

Contact Lisa at 231-534-6786 for details and signup. You can sign-up for either a half season (14 weeks) or a full season (28 weeks).

Click here to view court sheets

Non-Members

Non-members are welcome to register for any tennis class. Your registration will not be confirmed until one week prior to the session start date. Non-members may be bumped from a class and refunded at any time. 

Court Rental Rates

Member Price: $12/hour
Hotel Guest: $20/hour

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