False Creek

FALSE CREEK  TENNIS Spring 2017

Kid’s Tennis Spring 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 Community Centre Teams. Cost $105.00
Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Kid’s Tennis Club (1x Per Week) 98978 April 19, 2017 to May 31, 2017 We 4pm – 5:30pm False Creek Courts

Granville Island

Kid’s Tennis Club (2x Per Week) 98985 April 19, 2017 to June 10, 2017 We, Sat 4pm – 5:30pm False Creek Courts

Granville Island

 

Kid’s Tennis Club (1x Per Week 98983 April 22, 2017 to June 10, 2017 Sat 9:30am – 11am False Creek Courts

Granville Island

 

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. Cost $76.00
Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Kid’s Tennis (5-6yrs)

 

99001 April 18, 2017 to May 30, 2017 Tu 4pm – 4:45pm False Creek Courts

Granville Island

Kid’s Tennis (5-6yrs)

 

99003 April 22, 2017 to June 10, 2017 Sat 11am – 12pm False Creek Courts

Granville Island

Match Play Saturday Night!

This is is an opportunity for developing young players to play matches in a competitive setting without being illuminated if they loose. A team tennis Format will be used with coaches determining balanced teams on the first day of play.  Dependent on registration players will be given an opportunity to play singles, doubles and mixed doubles each session. Open for girls and boys ages 12-16. There will be a coach present to coordinate and supervise all matches. Fair play and a positive attitude which is fundamental to success is expected of all players and parents. Contact Gord Hauka at gordhaukastennis@gmail.com for further information. Cost: $40.00 for 6 sessions.

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Tennis: Match Play Saturday 89361 April 29, 2017 to June 10, 2017 Sat 6pm – 9pm False Creek Cmty Centre

Weather or Not

In the event of rain or questionable weather, please check http://www.gordhaukastennis.com or call False Creek Community Centre at 604-257-8195, 30 minutes prior to the start of your lesson.

Locations

Lessons are held at 1 of 4 Locations.
Be certain to check location at time of registration.

  1. False Creek Tennis Courts on Granville Island
  2. 5th & Hemlock inside of Granville Loop Park
  3. Parkade Tennis Courts at 650 Moberly Road
  4. 14th Av. & Fir St. Tennis Courts

Adult Programs False Creek Community Centre

The False Creek Adult Tennis Program is one of the most successful Public Tennis Programs in Canada. For 35 years Gord Hauka has coached and guided over 60,000 players in the skills of “Playing the Game for Life”. The link to the Adult Lessons is below, Come and Play!

 

 

SPRING and SUMMER TENNIS ADULTS 16YRS +

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!

For each program level REMEMBER: Tennis takes time: Time for learning, practicing, playing and competing. Your time to play is valuable, our lessons are designed to help you use that time well. Season long 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.

Read program level description on the Home Page https://www.gordhaukastennis.com/ before registering. If you are uncertain email gordhaukastennis@gmail.com we will help. Instructors will move players to appropriate classes if players are not able to maintain the class playing level.

 

Beginner and Novice

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.

Beginner: 1.0-1.5

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Beginner Tennis 1.0-1.5 89813 March 27, 2017 to April 10, 2017 Mo, We 5:30pm – 7:30pm
14th & Fir @ Granville Park
Beginner Tennis 1.0-1.5 89819 April 1, 2017 to April 9, 2017 Sun, Sat 10am – 12:30pm 14th & Fir @ Granville Park
Beginner Tennis 1.0-1.5 89825 April 25, 2017 to May 9, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm Granville Island
Beginner Tennis 1.0-1.5 103132 May 29, 2017 to June 12, 2017 Mo, We 5:30pm – 7:30pm 14th & Fir @ Granville Park
Beginner Tennis 1.0-1.5 103134 July 4, 2017 to July 18, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm 14th & Fir @ Granville Park
Beginner Tennis 1.0-1.5 103137 August 8, 2017 to August 22, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm 14th & Fir @ Granville Park

Novice: 2.0

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Novice Tennis 2.0 89830 March 27, 2017 to April 10, 2017 Mo, We 5:30pm – 7:30pm Granville Island
Novice Tennis 2.0 89831 April 1, 2017 to April 9, 2017 Sun, Sat 10am – 12:30pm 14th & Fir @  Granville Park
Novice Tennis 2.0-2. 108633 May 29, 2017 to June 12, 2017 Mo, We 5:30pm – 7:30pm 14th & Fir  @ Granville Park
Novice Tennis 2.0-2. 108635 July 4, 2017 to July 18, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm 14th & Fir  @ Granville Park
Novice Tennis 2.0-2. 108638 August 8, 2017 to August 22, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm 14th & Fir  @ Granville Park
         

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.
Read program level description on the Home Page https://www.gordhaukastennis.com/ before registering. If you are uncertain email gordhaukastennis@gmail.com we will help. Instructors will move players to appropriate classes if players are not able to maintain the class playing level.

Novice Plus: 2.5-3.0

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Novice Plus Tennis 2.5 89843 April 1, 2017 to April 9, 2017 Sun, Sat 10am – 12:30pm  Parkade Courts          650 Moberly Road
Novice Plus Tennis 2.5 89847 April 25, 2017 to May 9, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm  Parkade Courts          650 Moberly Road
Novice Plus Tennis 2.5 103160 May 29, 2017 to June 12, 2017 Mo, We 5:30pm – 6:45pm Granville island
Novice Plus Tennis 2.5 103161 June 17, 2017 to June 25, 2017 Sun, Sat 1pm – 3pm  Parkade Courts          650 Moberly Road

Lower Intermediate Skills, Drills & Lessons: 2.5-3.0

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Lower Intermediate Tennis 3.0 89850 March 28, 2017 to April 11, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm Granville Island
Lower Intermediate Tennis 3.0 89854 April 1, 2017 to April 9, 2017 Sun, Sat 10am – 12:05pm Parkade Courts   650 Moberly Road
Lower Intermediate Tennis 3. 89857 May 1, 2017 to May 15, 2017 Mo, We 7pm – 9pm Granville Island 
Lower Intermediate Tennis 3.0 103154 June 17, 2017 to June 25, 2017 Sun, Sat 1pm – 3:30pm  Granville Island
Lower Intermediate Tennis 3.0 103155 July 5, 2017 to July 17, 2017 Mo, We 7pm – 9pm  Granville Island
Lower Intermediate Tennis 3.0 103156 August 10, 2017 to August 24, 2017 Tu, Th 5:30pm – 7:30pm  Parkade Courts   650 Moberly Road

Intermediate Skills, Drills & Lessons: 3.5-4.0

Name Number Date(s) Day(s) Time Location
Skills and Drills – Intermediate Tennis 3.5 89865 April 12, 2017 to April 26, 2017 Mo, We 7pm – 9pm  Granville Island
Intermediate Tennis 3.5 103141 May 7, 2017 to June 11, 2017 Sun 12pm – 1:30pm  Parkade Courts   650 Moberly Road
Skills and Drills – Intermediate Tennis 3.5 108741 May 24, 2017 to May 26, 2017 Mo, We, Th, Fr 5:30pm – 7:30pm  Granville Island
Intermediate Tennis 3.5 103142 June 5, 2017 to June 19, 2017 Mo, We 7pm – 8:30pm  Granville Island
Skills and Drills – Intermediate Tennis 3.5 108743 June 14, 2017 to June 28, 2017 Mo, We 6:45pm – 8:15pm Granville Island
Intermediate Tennis 3.5 103143 June 27, 2017 to July 11, 2017 Tu, Th 7pm – 8:30pm Granville Island
Intermediate Tennis 3.5 103144 July 2, 2017 to August 6, 2017 Sun 12pm – 1:30pm  Parkade Courts   650 Moberly Road
Skills and Drills – Intermediate Tennis 3.5 108744 July 24, 2017 to July 27, 2017 Mo, Tu, We, Th 7pm – 9pm  Granville Island
Intermediate Tennis 3.5  103145 July 31, 2017 to August 14, 2017 Mo, We 5:30pm – 7pm  Granville Island
Intermediate Tennis 3.5 103146 August 31, 2017 to September 14, 2017 Tu, Th 7pm – 8:30pm Granville Island
Intermediate Tennis 3.5 103147 September 2, 2017 to September 16, 2017 Su, Sa 6pm – 7:30pm  Granville Island