Cooper Tennis Complex

Cooper Tennis Complex
2006 USTA/Missouri Valley Section Facility of the Year, Cooper Tennis Complex offers 12 indoor courts, 17 outdoor lighted courts and a 2,500-seat Mediacom Stadium Court. The indoor facility houses a full-service pro shop with racquet stringing and grip services, locker rooms with showers, a fitness room with exercise equipment and free weights, a conference room, and a large meeting area.

Programs and lessons are available for all ages and skill levels.

Programs and Tournaments

 

World TeamTennis

 
Home to the Springfield Lasers Professional Mylan World TeamTennis Franchise with home matches in July.
World Team Tennis

Tennis - Community Olympic Development Program (CODP)

Looking for a Match or New Hitting Partner?

Visit the Tennis Round website to find players of your ability and go play!

Advantage Newsletter

 
The latest quarterly edition of The Advantage Newsletter coming soon!

Submissions

 
If you have community tennis information you would like included in the next edition of the Advantage Newsletter, please email Lisa Matthess or call her at 417-837-5800.
CoachJL Flyer

Outdoor Tennis Facilities


Gillenwater Tennis Complex


This spacious 9 acre complex, located at 3635 S Jefferson, has 12 lighted tennis courts, picnic tables and grills, a drinking fountain and children's play equipment.

Perry Tennis Courts


Located at National and Bennett, this facility features 6 lighted tennis courts, park benches, restrooms and a water fountain.

Meador Tennis Courts


Located in Meador Park, 2500 S Fremont, the site has 4 lighted tennis courts and other park amenities:
  • 1 lighted baseball field
  • 5-field lighted softball complex
  • Children's and adolescents' play equipment
  • Concessions
  • Drinking fountains
  • Outdoor basketball courts
  • Picnic tables and grills
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming and wading pools

Other Outdoor Tennis Courts in Area Parks


Outdoor courts are also available at these parks:
  • Doling
  • Ewing
  • Glenwood
  • Grant Beach
  • Jenny Lincoln
  • Nichols
  • Phelps Grove
  • Silver Springs
  • Smith
  • Tom Watkins
  • Washington
  • Westport
  • Zagonyi

Adult Tennis

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.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Mon. Sept. 5 - 26 Oct. 3 - 31 Nov. 7 - 28 Dec. 5 - 12
  Wed. Sept. 7 - 28 Oct. 5 - 26 Nov. 2 - 30 Dec. 7 - 14
Time: 6 - 7 p.m.
Fee: $20 / Member (monthly)
  $28 / Non-Member

Adult Intermediate Tennis

Additional tennis strokes and limited match play situations.  New classes start every month.  Registration required.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Mon. Sept. 5 - 26 Oct. 3 - 31 Nov. 7 - 28 Dec. 5 - 12
  Wed. Sept. 7 - 28 Oct. 5 - 26 Nov. 2 - 30 Dec. 7 - 14
Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Fee: $30 / Member (monthly)
  $40 / Non-Member

Cooper Adult Academy

Specialized tennis training for adult players.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Sept. 6 - 27 Oct. 4 - 25 Nov. 7 - 28 Dec. 6 - 13
Time: Tues. Noon - 2 p.m.  
Fee: $40 / Member $56 / Non-Member (monthly)
  $16 / Member $18 / Non-Member (daily)

Dollar Drop-In for Men

Social tennis for male members.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Every Mon. and Wed.
Time: Noon - 2 p.m.
Fee: $1 / Member

Membership Mixers

Social mixers for members only.

Age: Adults and Young Adults
Date: Mon. Oct. 24
  Mon. Nov. 14
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $5 / Member

Men's Doubles League

Competitive weekly doubles matches for advanced players with NTRP rating of 4.0 and up.

Age: 16 yrs. And up
Date: Oct. 6 - Dec. 15 (Skip Nov. 24)
Time: Thurs. 8 - 10 p.m.
Fee: $5 / Member (weekly)
  $10 / Non-Member (weekly)

Mixed Doubles Challenge Ladder

Player scheduled challenge matches with a season ending single elimination playoff tournament.

Age: 14 (if w/parent) and up
Date: Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, Playoffs Jan. 2017
Time: Player scheduled matches
Fee: $35 / Player registration fee (Members & Non-Members)
  $10 / Non-Member Gues fee (per day, if played at Cooper Tennis Complex)

Springfield Rebels Men's Singles Challenge Ladder League

Open format men's singles ladder for players with 3.5 - 4.5 NTRP ratings. Schedule your own match times and locations. Registration required online. Contact springfieldrebels@gmail.com for more information.

Age: 16 yrs. and up
Date: Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, Playoffs Jan. 2017
Time: Player scheduled matches
Fee: $21 / Player registration fee
  $10 / Non-Member Gues fee (per day, if played at Cooper Tennis Complex)

Women's Singles Challenge Ladder

Open format women’s singles ladder for players with 3.5 - 4.5 NTRP ratings. Schedule your own match times and locations. Registration required. This session is contingent upon a minimum of five registered players competing.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, Playoffs Jan. 2017
Time: Players schedule matches
Fee: $21 / Player registration fee (Members & Non-Members)
  $10 / Non-Member (per match, if played at Cooper Tennis Complex)

World Team Tennis

Co-ed team tennis league with singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches for intermediate to advanced players. Register team by Sept 19.

Age: 16 yrs. and up
Date: Oct. 4 - Dec. 13
Time: Sun., 6 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $5 / Member (weekly)
  $10 / Non-Member

Youth Tennis

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.

Youth Beginning

Learn tennis basics in a group setting.

Age: 9 - 12 yrs.
Date: Tues., Sept. 6 - 27, Oct. 4 - 25, Nov. 1 - 29, Dec. 6 - 13
  or Thurs., Sept. 1 - 29, Oct. 6 - 27, Nov. 3 - 17, Dec. 1 - 15
Time: 6 - 7 p.m
Fee: $5 / Member (weekly)
  $10 / Non-Member

Youth Intermediate

The next step in weekly recreational tennis. Registration required.

Age: 9 - 12 yrs.
Date: Tues., Sept. 6 - 27, Oct. 4 - 25, Nov. 1 - 29, Dec. 6 - 13
  or Thurs., Sept. 1 - 29, Oct. 6 - 27, Nov. 3 - 17, Dec. 1 - 15
Time: 7 - 8 p.m.
Fee: $20 / Member (per month)
  $28 / Non-Member

Future Stars

Introduces intermediate youth to additional strokes and match play situations. Registration required.

Age: 9 - 12 yrs.
Date: Sept. 3 - 24, Oct. 1 - 29, Nov. 5 - 26, Dec. 3 - 17
Time: Sat., 9 - 11 a.m.
Fee: $32 / Member
  $44 / Non-Member

Academy Prep

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

Age: 13 - 17 yrs.
Date: Sept. 5 - 28, Oct. 3 - 31, Nov. 2 - 30, Dec. 5 - 14
Time: Mon. & Wed., 4 - 5 p.m.
Fee: $40 / Member
  $56 / Non-Member

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.

Level 5 (Players need a 21" racket or smaller.)
Age: 5 - 8 yrs.
Date: Mon. & Wed., Sept. 5 - 28, Oct. 3 - 31, Nov. 2 - 30, Dec. 5 - 14
  Tues. & Thurs., Sept. 1 - 29, Oct. 4 - 27, Nov. 1 - 29, Dec. 1 - 15
Time: Mon. & Wed., 5 - 5:45 p.m.
  or Tues. & Thurs., 4:15 - 5:00 p.m.
Fee: $20 / Member
  $28 / Non-Member
Level 4 (Players need a 23" racket or smaller.)
Age: 9 - 11 yrs.
Date: Mon. & Wed., Sept. 5 - 28, Oct. 3 - 31, Nov. 2 - 30, Dec. 5 - 14
  Tues. & Thurs., Sept. 1 - 29, Oct. 4 - 27, Nov. 1 - 29, Dec. 1 - 15
Time: Mon. & Wed., 6:30 - 8 p.m.
  or Tues. & Thurs., 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $40 / Member (monthly)
  $56 / Non-Member
Level 3 (Players need a 26.5" racket or smaller.)
Age: 12 & under - by application only
Date: Sept. 1 - 29, Oct. 1 - 29, Nov. 1 - 29, Dec. 1 - 15
Time: Tues. & Thurs., 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Fee: $90 / Member (monthly)
  $110 / Non-Member
Level 2  
Age: 14 yrs. And under - by application only
Date: Sept. 1 - 29, Oct. 1 - 29, Nov. 1 - 29, Dec. 1 - 15
Time: Tues. & Thurs., 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Fee: $135 / Member (monthly)
  $162 / Non-Member
Level 1  
Age: High School Varsity, JV & Middle School - by application only
Date: Sept. 1 - 29, Oct. 1 - 29, Nov. 1 - 29, Dec. 1 - 15
Time: Tues. & Thurs., 4 - 5:30 p.m.
  Sat. 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Fee: $135 / Member (monthly)
  $162 / Non-Member
High Performance Team
Age: All ages (By invitation only, based on USTA National and Section Rankings)
Date: Sept. 2 - 30, Oct. 3 - 31, Nov. 2 - 30, Dec. 2 - 30
Time: Mon., Wed. and Fri., 4 - 6 p.m.
Fee: $180 / Member (monthly)
  $220 / Non-Member

Progression Tournaments

Age and skill appropriate events to introduce tournaments and develop high perrformance players from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Boys and girls ages: 8s, 10s, 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s. Nov. 13 and Dec. 4 For more information call 417-837-5826

MSHSAA

Missouri State High School Girls Tennis Championships Oct. 13-15

USTA Tournaments

Oct. 21 & 22 Missouri Futures Qualifier #6 (MV level 5)
USTA sanctioned singles and doubles tournament for 12s/14s/16s/18s Boys and Girls Nov. 18-20 Mark Cooper Junior Open (MV level 5)
USTA sanctioned singles and doubles tournament for 12s/14s/16s/18s Boys and Girls Dec. 16 & 17 Missouri District Designated (MV level 4)
USTA sanctioned singles and doubles tournament for 12s/14s/16s/18s Boys and Girls