Douglas Park Tennis

Douglas Park Kid’s Tennis Summer 2017

Kid’s tennis has never been easier to learn or more fun to play. The benefits of Tennis are many. Getting your children into the sport at any age helps develop physical, social and mental skills: Skills that are used on the Tennis Court and carried into real life.

Kid’s Club ages 7-16

How it works: Kids’ Tennis Clubs are designed to give children the opportunity to try tennis in a safe, supportive, extracurricular setting. With tennis sized right for age and ability, it’s easier and more fun than ever for kids to play – even if they’ve never picked up a racquet! The Club is open to players of all skill levels ages 7-16. Players may choose between the one day or two days per week option. Choosing the one day per week option players meet on Saturdays; choosing the two day option, players come on Wednesday and Saturday. Instruction and low key competition are part of both days. Coaches will divide the players into ages and skill levels during the first sessions. The Club format provides the opportunity for to players develop skills areas in Beginner; Novice and Competitive. Players develop at their own pace as well are part of a team that is dedicated to having FUN! Parents will be encouraged to take part in the classes and in organizing competition between other Kid’s Tennis Clubs from Vancouver Cmmunity Centre Teams.

Kid’s Tennis Ages 5-6 years-Levels Beginner and Novice:

This program follows the Progressive Tennis model, using appropriate nets, balls and racquets to develop fundamental skills. Players are grouped by skill level and past lesson experience. If a child in this program is capable of a higher level of play they can be moved to the Kid’s Tennis Club. A Match and Skill assessment by the instructors will be required.

Summer Hit and Run Tennis Camps (6-16 years)                            

A great way to introduce or further develop recreational Tennis for kids. The goal is for players to gain confidence and abilities in singles and doubles play through a combination of games and instruction. Players will learn the fundamentals of play: technical skill, tactical planning and good sportsmanship. Instructors will group participants by age and level to achieve a great tennis experience. Location Queen Elizabeth Park Courts

Camps for Ages 6-8 years

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106002 July 4, 2017 to July 7, 2017 Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106003 July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106004 July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm  Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106005 August 14, 2017 to August 18, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106006 August 28, 2017 to September 1, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts

Camps for Ages 9-16 years

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106008 July 4, 2017 to July 7, 2017 Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp

 

106009 July 17, 2017 to July 21, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106010 July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106011 August 14, 2017 to August 18, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts
Tennis Summer Kids Camp 106012 August 28, 2017 to September 1, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 12pm Queen Elizabeth Park Tennis Courts

All Day Camps for Ages 9-16 yrs

10:00am-4:00pm: A week long, full day camp consisting of tennis and outings to for Tennis, hiking, field sports and swimming at Hillcrest Pool. A detailed schedule of outings and parent consent form will be posted on www.gordhaukastennis.com. Completed consent form must be returned on the 1st day of camp. Instructors follow a program that allows them to manage both beginner and novice levels in the same camp. Program runs rain or shine and meets at the Queen Elizabeth Park tennis Participants must bring a lunch, we will provide snacks and water.

Tennis Summer Kids Daycamp 106013 July 10, 2017 to July 14, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 4pm Queen Elizabeth Park
Tennis Summer Kids Daycamp 106014 August 8, 2017 to August 11, 2017 Tu, We, Th, Fr 10am – 4pm Queen Elizabeth Park

Weather or Not

In the event of rain or questionable weather, please check http://www.gordhaukastennis.com or call Douglas Park Community Centre at 604-257-8130 60 minutes prior to the start of your lesson.

Locations

Lessons are held at 1 of 2 Locations.
Be certain to check location at time of registration.

  • Heather Park Courts, 18th Avenue and Heather Street

  • Queen Elizabeth Park, close to Elizabeth St. and West 37th

Adult Tennis Schedule for Summer 2017

Tennis has never been easier to learn or more fun to play. Truly the “Game For Life” can be learned at any age and played for all time. Tennis helps develop physical, social and mental skills: Skills that are used on the Tennis Court and carried into real life. Taught in a group environment learning and play are shared in a cooperative coaching model providing a great foundation even more fun and fitness for life. Program ages 16 and on! Remember: Tennis takes time, Time for learning, practising, playing and competing. Your time to play is valuable, our lessons are designed to help you use that time well. Beginner to Novice Plus or Skills and Drills make the choice that works best for your playing time. Travel the Long Road with us, we can provide the Racquets and the directions.

Beginner and Novice Programs 1.0-2.5:

Get Fit. Learn New Skills. Have Fun. Make New Friends.
Our 10 hour course is designed to show you and develop all the fundamentals of the game. Weekly themes include development of techniques and tactics whilst developing your match skills with a great bunch of people.
Our Goal is for the Beginner and Novice courses is to give you the basic skills that will allow you to get out and chase the little yellow ball for the rest of your life.
Cost for all programs $120.00
Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Tennis – Beginner Level 1.0-1.5 105992 July 4, 2017 to July 18, 2017 Tu, Th 6pm – 8pm Heather Park Tennis Courts
Tennis – Beginner Level 1.0-1.5 105993 July 9, 2017 to August 13, 2017 Su 10am – 12pm QE Tennis Courts
Tennis – Beginner Level 1.0-1.5 105994 August 8, 2017 to August 22, 2017 Tu, Th 10am – 12pm Heather Park Tennis Courts
Tennis – Novice Level 2.0-2.5 105997 July 4, 2017 to July 18, 2017 Tu, Th 6pm – 8pm Heather Park Tennis Courts
Tennis – Novice Level 2.0-2.5 105998 July 9, 2017 to August 13, 2017 Su 10am – 12pm QE Tennis Courts
Tennis – Novice Level 2.0-2.5 105999 August 8, 2017 to August 22, 2017 Tu, Th 10am – 12pm Heather Park Tennis Courts
 

Skills and Drills Programs: Novice Plus & Intermediate 2.5-3.5

Keep Fit, Learn New Skills, and add Evil to your Game, Have Fun, Make New Friends, Vanquish court enemies.
Our 10 hour course is designed to help you improve skills you already have and add spin, speed and evil to your techniques and tactical planning. Coaches will assess skills and organize the class into appropriate groups.
Our goal is to get you ready for the Summer Tournaments from Stanley Park to playing the local court champ. Cost for all programs $120.00
Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Tennis – Novice Plus & Intermediate 2.5-3.5 Skills 106000 July 5, 2017 to August 2, 2017 We 6pm – 8pm Heather Park Tennis Courts
Tennis – Novice Plus & Intermediate 2.5-3.5 Skills 106001 July 8, 2017 to August 12, 2017 Sa 10am – 12pm QE Tennis Courts