CPTC Jr. Tennis Program

On the Rise

 

About

With a staff of certified teaching professionals, focused curriculum is used to structure every class & session. Regardless of tennis experience, we meet players where they are individually & provide the tools needed to grow on & off the court.

Mission

Create a positive environment that allows every player in our program to build character & a long lasting relationship with the game of tennis. 

Vision 

An exceptional junior tennis program that cultivates a community of players & families. 

 

CLICK HERE: 2024 Winter Junior Newsletter 

 

How it Works...

  • Our Junior Tennis Program offers nine different classes/levels.
  • Our junior classes are available for Members & Non-Members with Members receiving priority in registration.
  • Each class is offered three times a week (besides Mini stars & Teen Tennis Intro which are each offered only once a week).
  • Players can choose to register for either one, two, or three days a week - the weekly schedule for these classes can be found below.
  • Classes are all registered & paid for by the session(7 weeks long) - the yearly calendar for these sessions can also be found below. 
  • Throughout the school year(September – June) we offer five sessions that each include seven weeks of class: Early Fall, Late Fall, Winter, Early Spring, & Late Spring.
  • Complimentary Match Play on Fridays is included every other week for all levels except Mini & Red Stars. CLICK HERE FOR FALL 2023 MATCH PLAY INFO & REGISTRATION. 
  • Pricing for all classes can be found below. 

 

 

2023 - 2024 Session Calendar

**Each session is scheduled to include seven weeks of class.

Session Dates Registration Opens
     
Winter 2024

January 8 - March 3

*No Class Feb 12 - 18/Mid Winter Break

Monday, December 18th 1:00pm

Early Spring 2024

March 4 - April 28

*No Class April 8 - 14/Spring Break 

Monday, February 19th 1:00pm

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Late Spring 2024 April 29 - June 16

Monday, April 15th 1:00pm

 

 

Classes/Levels

  • Each level of junior programming is divided by age & ability. We aim to provide a challenging & comfortable environment for all players.
  • The descriptions below will help to give you a general idea of placement within our program.
  • While these guidelines are helpful – they are not always exact – players of all ages can be exceptions when it comes to technical development & experience.
  • Please note USTA & UTR requirements listed for different classes – these aren’t negotiable.  
  • If you are unsure which level is best for you or your child please email [email protected] to set up a free evaluation.

 

Class/Level Description Days/Time

Mini Stars

  • Ages 4 - 6
  • Very beginner level
  • Introduction to tennis with focus on growth in hand eye coordination & agility
  • Introduction to all strokes
Saturday 9:30am - 10:15am
Red Stars
  • Ages 6 - 8
  • Beginner level 
  • Introduction to all strokes
  • Learn to rally using games and drills
  • Continued growth in agility, tracking and eye hand coordination

Tuesday/Thursday 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Sunday 9:00am - 10:15am

Orange Stars
  • Ages 8  - 10 
  • Advanced beginner level
  • Needs to learn basic stroke production
  • Is eager and able to concentrate
  • Experience needed, has the ability to keep the ball in play

Tuesday/Thursday 4:15pm - 5:30pm

Sunday 9:00am - 10:30am

Green Stars
  • Ages 7 - 11
  • Advanced Intermediate level
  • Can rally, serve and track
  • Understands basic concepts of tennis and movement
  • Can consistently concentrate

Tuesday/Thursday 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Sunday 10:30am - 12:00pm

Teen Tennis Intro
  • Ages 13 - 18
  • Introduction to basic swings
  • Learn and develop movement skills on court
  • Develop control of the racquet and accuracy on shots
  • Work towards controlled play from the full-size court with other players
Saturday 10:15am - 11:30am
Futures
  • Ages 11 & up 
  • Junior High Player
  • Intermediate level
  • Exhibits basic stroke technique and footwork
  • Consistent effort, attitude and desire
  • Can consistently concentrate

Monday/Wednesday 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Sunday 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Challengers
  • UTR 2.5+
  • High School tennis player
  • Playing USTA tournaments & UTR events
  • Must be approved by coaching staff 
  • Strong stroke foundation and concepts of basic strategy
  • Consistent effort, attitude and desire

Monday/Wednesday 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Sunday 1:30pm -  3:30pm

Tour
  • UTR 3.5+
  • Playing tournaments & UTR events year round
  • Must be approved by coaching staff
  • Strong effort, attitude and desire
  • Exhibits strong, stable technique, all-court skills, and knowledge of strategy
  • Consistent commitment to tennis

Tuesday/Thursday 4:00pm - 6:00pm 

Sunday 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Morning Hitting Program
  • Playing Tournaments and UTR events year round
  • Year-round commitment to tennis
  • Exhibits strong effort and attitude
  • Extra court time for players looking to hit more live ball and work on point play
  • Must be approved by Mark Shkrebtan – [email protected]         

Monday - Thursday

6:00am-8:00am

Stronger Better Faster   

Tennis Workshop

  • Step up and take your game to the next level
  • Class taught by Clay Runnels to focus on agility, strength, quickness and stability
  • All levels welcome
  • Email Clay to sign up.

January 8th -March 3rd

Monday & Wednesday

6:00pm-7:00pm 

 

Pricing

*All pricing below is for a seven week session of classes

Challengers & Tour

2 Hour Classes 1 x Week 2 x Week 3 x Week
Member $380 $700 $965
Non-Member $460 $865 $1,235

Green Stars & Futures

1.5 Hour Classes 1 x Week 2 x Week 3 x Week
Member $285 $525 $725
Non-Member $365 $690 $995

Red Stars, Orange Stars, & Teen Tennis Intro

* If attending Sunday Orange Stars(1.5 hr class/extra 15 min) as one of your days -  a $55 upcharge will be added to the fee below. 

1.15 Hour Classes 1 x Week 2 x Week 3 x Week
Member $250 $450 $625
Non-Member $330 $615 $895

Mini Stars

45 Min. Class 1 x Week
Member $150
Non-Member $210

 

 

Stay Connected...

Parents –

Your support & efforts play a crucial role in player development. Our program values the importance of your involvement & knowledge. As we build a relationship with your kid(s) on court – we also aim to build one with you. We are here to educate & help you along the way whenever needed. Your thoughts, opinions, & feedback are valued. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions, discussion, or ANYTHING. Thank you for everything you do!

   - CPTC Tennis Staff

 

Staff Contact for Stars & Futures

Blakeley Bean, Tennis Professional

Director of Junior Programming 

Email: [email protected]

Call or Text: (678) 595-3560

 

Staff Contact for Challengers, Tour & Morning Group

Mark Shkrebtan, Tennis Professional

Director of Junior Development

Email: [email protected]

Call or Text: (425) 503-9487 

 

Online

Central Park Tennis Club Website: www.centraparktennisclub.com

Junior Program Page/Link: http://www.centralparktennisclub.com/junior-program

Central Park Junior Program Website (in progress): https://www.cptcjuniorteam.com

Social Media

Central Park Tennis Club Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CentralParkTennisClub/

Central Park Tennis Club Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/centralparktennisclub/

  • @centralparktennisclub

Central Park Junior Program Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cptcjuniorteam/

  • @cptcjuniorteam