1. Special Events


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. May-August at Gillenwaters. Cooper 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


For accomplished adults who can play and keep score. More advanced strokes and limited match play situations. Registration required. May-August held at Gillenwaters. Cooper 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

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: June 1-Aug. 31
Time: Members schedule matches
Fee: $21/Member

Men's Doubles


Competitive weekly doubles matches, NTRP levels 4.5 and above. Text Dave at 417-274-2511 to register. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 16 yrs. and up
Date: Ongoing
Time: Wed., 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $5/Member, $10/Non-member (payable weekly)

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. USTA Missouri District Office 837-5826

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

World TeamTennis


Co-ed team tennis league with singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches for intermediate to advanced players. Register team by Feb. 24.

Age: 16 yrs. and up
Date: March 23-May 19
Time: Sun., 6-8 p.m.
Fee: $20/Member
$30/Non-member (for season)

Youth Tennis Programs


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:June 3-26 at Gillenwaters
July 1-31 at Perry Tennis Courts
(No class July 4)
Time:Mon. and Wed.,
9-10 a.m. for ages 5-8,
10-11 a.m. for ages 9-12
Fee:Free

Youth Beginning


A comfortable and easy approach to learn the basics of tennis in a group setting. Registration required. May-August at Gillenwaters. Cooper 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. May-August at Gillenwaters. Cooper 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: May and Aug.: Sat., 9-11 a.m.
June and July: Fri., 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $35/Member, $48/Non-member

Academy Prep


A skills-based approach to learning tennis for beginning and intermediate teenagers. Registration required.  June and July at Gillenwaters. 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

USTA Junior Team Tennis
Co-ed team tennis league for juniors. USTA membership required. USTA membership required. Register at usta.com. USTA Missouri District Office 837-5826

Age:18 yrs. and under
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 pathway of tennis development through six levels, starting at age 5. Little Lasers and Champs teach children how to play fun and active tennis. Covers the rules of tennis, footwork, motor skills, hand-eye coordination, scoring and rallying, using age- and skill-appropriate equipment. Hot Shots, Levels 1-2 and High Performance Team by application only. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800


Little Lasers


Formerly Level 5. Players need a 21" racket or smaller.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 5-8 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. and Wed., 5-5:45 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs., 4:15-5 p.m.
Fee: $22/Member, $31/Non-member

Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800
Age: 5-8 yrs.
Date: June and July
Time: Tues. and Thurs., 9-10 a.m.
Fee: $22/Student


Champs


Formerly Level 4. Players need a 23" racket or smaller.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-11 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. and Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs., 5-6 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member, $62/Non-member

Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800
Age: 9-11 yrs.
Date: June and July
Time: Mon. and Wed., 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Fee: $44/Student


Hot Shots


Formerly Level 3. By application and tryout only. Players need a 26” racket or smaller.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 12 yrs. and under
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tue. and Thurs., 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $99/Member, $121/Non-member


Level 2


By application and tryout only.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 14 yrs. and under
Date: New classes start each month
Time: May and Aug.: Tues. and 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


By application and tryout only.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: High School Varsity, JV and Middle School
Date: June and July
Time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $149/Member, $178/Non-member


High Performance Team


By invitation only, based on USTA National and Section Rankings.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: All Ages
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: Mon., Wed. and Fri., 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Fee: $396/Member, $484/Non-member