Junior Indoor Tennis Instruction in Denver

Junior Tennis Programs

The Meadow Creek Junior Tennis Program is a developmental academy designed to provide children of all ages with a quality experience. Supervised by USPTA teaching professionals, our programs are taught in a positive and constructive manner to develop each child's ability while learning the lifelong sport of tennis.

If you have any questions regarding our Junior Tennis Programs, please call us at 303.232.6272. We will be happy to help find the appropriate program for your Junior player!

Junior Summer Camps, Junior Team Tennis, Drop-In (May-August)
Click Here for more info on Junior Team Tennis and a registration form

Junior Programs (September - May)

Junior Red Ball -  Level I & II
Saturdays 8:40am-9:30am
Tuesdays 3:40pm-4:30pm

Our entry level class for beginning juniors approximately ages 4-8*. The class uses 36' courts and the red foam or red felt, low compression balls. Emphasis is on developing motor skills, reaction/anticipation and sending and receiving the ball. Level II focuses on increased stroke development, teamwork and rallying the ball back and forth using proper grips.

Junior Orange Ball
Saturdays 9:30am-11:00am
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm-6:00pm

This class strongly emphasizes the proper techniques for all the basic strokes in tennis. Footwork, focus and reaction time skills are developed. This class uses the 60' courts and the orange low compression ball. Point play games will be utilized.

Junior Green Ball
Saturdays 11:00am-12:30pm
Mondays and Thursdays 4:30pm-6:00pm

The primary focus for players at this stage is movement while using proper technique. Instructors emphasize the importance of using the correct grips for all shots. Live ball drills and games are used to prepare the students for match play. Satellite level tournament play is encouraged. Entering players should be able to rally 15-20 balls in a row from the short court, 8-12 from full court and make 4 of 10 serves from the baseline.

Junior Yellow Ball
Saturdays 12:30pm-2:00pm
Mondays & Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm

Players at this level are successfully playing Challenger tournaments and playing or preparing to play high school tennis. Entering players must be able to maintain full court rallies of 6-8 balls, have all the basic grips and strokes and be able to make 5 of 10 serves. Suggested ages 13-18*.

Elite Yellow Ball
Saturdays 12:30pm-2:00pm
Mondays & Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm

At this level, court strategy, conditioning, ball placement and shot selection are emphasized in a lively and challenging atmosphere. Real game situations are used to help the students focus on different spins, court movement and stroke refinement. Students at this level are Varsity high school players and successfully competing in Challenger tournaments with the aspiration to play Championship level events. Suggested ages 13-18*.
Pro approval required for Elite Yellow Ball participants

High Performance - Level I:
Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm and  Saturdays 2:00pm-3:30pm
This is an intensive program for the younger players (approximately ages 11-14*) who strive to become open-level, competitive players. A combination of advanced stroke development, court strategy, conditioning, focus drills and match play are used to help them achieve their goal. It is recommended that participants in this program play tournaments and take private lessons to ensure their success.  Pro-approval required

High Performance - Level II:
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30pm-6:00pm and Saturdays 12:30pm-2:00pm
This is an intense program for the open level competitive player. These players are often ranked at the sectional or national level. This class is designed to develop and enhance serious tournament level players’ talent through a combination of court strategy, conditioning, focus drills, match play and on-court monitoring in a college-style practice environment. We encourage further development through tournament participation and interscholastic competition. Pro-approval required

*All Meadow Creek Junior tennis class levels are skill and safety based. Age ranges are provided as suggested guidelines only.


Junior Drop-in Programs (September - May) 

Junior Slammers
Fridays 4:30pm-6:30pm
For players looking to have fun on the court! Supervised point play situations and games focusing on tactics, shot selection and foot work. Green and/or Yellow balls are used. All skill levels from Meadow Creek Green Ball level and above are welcome (ages 11 and up).  Sign up or just show up! Bring a friend! Weekly enrollment; drop-ins welcome. COST: $18/members per class, $26/non-members per class.

High School Slammers
Sunday
s 3:00pm-5:00pm
Same fun program as Junior Slammers only exclusively for high school players. All skill levels from Meadow Creek Yellow Ball level and above are welcome. Cost: $18/members per class, $26/non-members/class.

 

Click here for our Junior Emergency Contact form
(must be filled out before participation in any program)