Adult Tennis Programs



Adult Beginning Tennis


A comfortable and easy approach for learning the basics of tennis in a group setting. New classes start every month. Registration required. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month


Time: Mon. or Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Fee: $20/Student

Adult Intermediate Tennis


Additional tennis strokes and limited match play situations. New classes start every month. Registration required. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. or Wed., 7-8:30 p.m.
Fee: $30/Student

Cooper Adult Academy


Specialized tennis training for adult players, NTRP levels 3.5 and up. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues., Noon-2 p.m.
Fee: $40/Member, $56/Non-Member (monthly)
$16/Member, $18/Non-member (daily)

Competition 101


Specialized tennis training for adult players looking to refine their competition skills, NTRP levels 2.5 - 3.5 Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Thurs., Noon-1 p.m., with optional match play from 1-2 p.m.
Fee: $32/Member, $40/Non-member (monthly)
$10/Member, $15/Non-member (daily)

"41"


Competitive, challenging, and fast-paced doubles point play. Fun cardio with music and frequently rotating partners. Registration required. Max. 12 players. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Thurs., Noon-1:30 p.m.
Fee: $15/Member, $20/Non-member

Mixed Doubles Challenge Ladder 


Members-scheduled challenge matches, with a season ending single elimination playoff tournament. Register by May 15 at globaltennisnetwork.com. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 14 yrs. and up
Date: Session 2: June 1-Aug. 31
Time: Players schedule matches
Fee: $21/Member

Springfield Rebels Men's Singles Challenge Ladder 


Open format for players NTRP Levels 3.5-4.5. Members schedule match times and locations, and provide balls. Registration opens May 15 at globaltennisnetwork.com. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 16 yrs. and up
Date: Session 2: June 1-Aug. 31
Time: Players schedule matches
Fee: $21/Member

Springfield Aces Men's 50+ Singles Challenge Ladder 


Open format for members, NTRP Levels 3.5-4.5. Players schedule match times and locations, and provide balls. Registration opens May 15 at globaltennisnetwork.com. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 50 yrs. and up
Date: Session 2: June1-Aug. 31
Time: Members schedule matches
Fee: $21/Member

Men's 50+ Doubles Challenge Ladder 


Open format for members, NTRP Levels 3.5-4.5. Members schedule match times and locations, and provide balls. Registration opens May 15 at globaltennisnetwork.com. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 50 yrs. and up
Date: Session 2: June 1-Aug. 31
Time: Members schedule matches
Fee: $21/Member

USTA Leagues 


Team tennis leagues with singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches for adults and seniors of all skill levels. At Cooper Tennis Complex and other public courts. USTA membership required. Register at usta.com.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Varies, call for details
Time: Varies, call for details
Fee: $35/Player

Youth Tennis Programs


A Program fees are based on a 4-week month and do not change regardless of the number of times each class meets per month. The number of classes per month may vary depending on the number of days in each month. As a result some classes may meet more than others during a month. New classes start every month.

National Junior Tennis & Learning


Free youth tennis including one hour of on-court tennis games and educational activities. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 5-12 yrs.
Date: Mon. and Wed., June 4-27 at Gillenwaters
July 2-25 at Perry Tennis Courts (No class July 4)
Time: Ages 5-8: 9-10 a.m.
Ages 9-12: 10-11 a.m.
Fee: Free

Youth Beginning


A comfortable and easy approach to learn the basics of tennis in a group setting. Registration required. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-12 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues. or Thurs., 6-7 p.m
Fee: $22/Student

Youth Intermediate


The next step in weekly recreational tennis. Registration required. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-12 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues. or Thurs., 7-8 p.m.
Fee: $22/Student

Future Stars


Introduces intermediate youth to additional strokes and match play situations. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-12 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Sat., 9-11 a.m. (May & Aug.)
Fri., 9-11 a.m. (June & July)
Fee: $35/Member
$48/Non-member

Academy Prep


Provides a skills-based approach to learning tennis for beginning and intermediate teenagers. Registration required.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800


Age: 13 - 17 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. and Wed., 4-5 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member
$62/Non-member

Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800


Age: 13 - 17 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. and We. or Tues. and Thurs., 5-6 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member
$62/Non-member

USTA Junior Team Tennis


Co-ed team tennis league for juniors. USTA membership required. Register at usta.com.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Summer Session 1: May 7-27
Summer Session 2: June 4-25
Summer Session 3: July 9-30
Time: Varies, call for details
Fee: $55/player

Cooper Tennis Academy


Year-round training and a pathway of tennis development through six levels, starting at age 5. Entry Levels 4 and 5 teach children how to play fun and active tennis. Covers the rules of tennis, footwork, motor skills, hand-eye coordination and scoring, using age- and skill-appropriate equipment. Advanced Levels 1-3 and High Performance Team are by application only. New classes begin monthly. Registration required.

Little Lasers Players need a 21" racket or smaller.
Age: 5-8 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800
Mon. and Wed., 5-5:45 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs., 4:15-5 p.m.
  Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800
Tues. and Thurs., 9-10 a.m.
Fee: $22/Member
$31/Non-member
Champs (Players need a 23" racket or smaller.)
Age: 9-11 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800
Mon. and Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs., 5-6 p.m.
  Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800
Mon. and Wed., 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member
$62/Non-member
Hot Shots (Players need a 26.5" racket or smaller.)
Age: 12 and under - by application only
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues. and Thurs., 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $99/Member
$121/Non-member
Level 2  
Age: 14 yrs. and under - by application and tryout only
Date: New classes start each month
Time: May and Aug.: Tues. & Thurs., 5:30-7 p.m. and Sat., 10:30 a.m.-Noon
June and July: Mon., Wed., Fri., 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $149/Member
$178/Non-member
Level 1  
Age: High School Varsity, JV & Middle School - by application and tryout only
Date: Jan. 3-31, Feb. 2-28, March 2-30, April 4-27
Time: Tues. and Thurs., 4-5:30 p.m.
Sat. 9-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $149/Member
$178/Non-member
High Performance Team
Age: All ages (By invitation only, based on USTA National and Section Rankings)
Date: New classes start each month
Time: May and Aug.: Mon., Wed. and Fri., 4-6 p.m.
Fee: $198/Member, $242/Non-Member
Time: June and July: $484/Non-Member
Fee: $396/Member, $484/Non-Member

Tournaments

USTA Junior Tournaments

June 24-25: Mo. Open District Championship MV Level 4 (Tournament ID $400048517)
Singles and doubles, most events allowing for at least two matches. All players are eligible to be ranked in USTA Missouri District and USTA Missouri Valley Section. USTA membership required. Register at usta.com.
Aug. 5-6: Mo. Open District Championship, Level 5 (Tournament ID #400049417)
Singles and doubles, most events allowing for at least two matches. All players are eligible to be ranked in USTA Missouri District and USTA Missouri Valley Section. USTA membership required. Register at usta.com.