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There are many local tennis clinics for youth of all ages and all levels of experience. Have fun and improve your game!

Private lessons may be scheduled either by contacting local club pros directly, or checking our forum for offerings by local independent pros. Prices may vary.

Click here for adult clinics.


QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia
Find size-appropriate equipment and age-appropriate programming for kids 10 and under at QCV’s QuickStart Pathway Pointer. Check out local QuickStart events and programs on QCV’s Calendar.
For more information, please call QuickStart Tennis of Central Virginia at (434) 244-9644.

8U Tennis
8U Tennis is right-sized for kids ages 3-8. It's a "play to learn" format taught on kid-sized, 36-foot courts using a red ball that bounces at only 25% of the height and speed of a regular yellow tennis ball -- just right for kids 8 and under. Racquets are light weight and kid sized. Learn more...

Matilda Blue Tennis
Tennis for kids ages 10 and under – Family Friendly QuickStart (parents and kids learning on-court together), after-school and out-of-school QuickStart Tennis classes, Kids’ Tennis Clubs, 10U Play Days and Spring Break Tennis Camps are offered. Matilda Blue also runs the tennis programs at Claudius Crozet Park. Adaptive QuickStart for kids with autism spectrum disorders is a Matilda Blue specialty. For more information, please call Matilda Blue at (434) 906-8554.

SuperStarters Tennis & Teamwork
Tennis for kids ages 10 and under – SuperStarters T2 combines the FUN of playing QuickStart with the development of life skills. After-school and out-of-school QuickStart Tennis Programming, Kids’ Tennis Clubs, 10U Play Days and Spring Break Tennis Camps are offered. SuperStarters also runs the summer QuickStart camps for Albemarle Parks & Recreation. For more information, please call SuperStarters at (917) 834-5717.

ACAC Junior Tennis Programs

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Members and non-members welcome! For more information, please call ACAC at (434) 978-PLAY.

UVA Tennis Program

Spring, Summer, Fall
This program provides instruction and opportunities for competition to children, youths, and adults alike. For more information please call UVA Intramural-Recreational Sports at (434) 924-3791. All programs are open to the public.

New this year:  Patrick Kearns has taken over as the official Tennis Coordinator for all UVA IM-Recreational Sports Tennis programs. Group lessons begin June 13 and run through July 22. Registration information...

YMCA QuickStart Tennis Program

Spring, Summer, Fall
QuickStart Tennis is an exciting new play format for learning tennis. It is designed to bring kids into the game by utilizing specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions, and modified scoring. Scaling the game down to their size makes the learning process easier and a lot more fun! Ages 5-10. Details...

Albemarle County Parks and Recreation Tennis Lessons

Spring, Summer, Fall
Tennis lessons, Matilda Blue programs, and SuperStarter programs. More info...

Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Tennis Classes

Spring, Summer, Fall
Classes are introductions to basic tennis skills. This lifetime sport will be taught to emphasize the social and recreational side of tennis. More info...

NIKE Summer Tennis Camps

June-August
NIKE Tennis Camps at the University of Virginia will hold six weeks of Overnight and Day camps, Each week is filled with a fun, but intensive 5-6 hours of group tennis instruction, lectures, exhibitions and match play per day. Campers are divided into small groups according to age and ability to provide the best possible tennis instruction and experience. Evening activities include games, movies, swimming, and pizza parties! Options are available for Overnight or Day Only (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). The camp is directed by UVA Men's Tennis Head Coach, Brian Boland. More info...

4 Star Camps

Spring, Summer, Fall
4 Star Camps has conducted a wide range of coed programs at the University of Virginia for youngsters ages 10-18 since 1975. For players of all ability levels (beginner through team or tournament level player) interested in learning a sport for a lifetime and/or improving tennis skills and gaining that competitive advantage needed to move up to the next level. Our emphasis is on creating a fun, exciting learning and playing environment for everyone. More info...

Friendship Tennis Academy

Spring, Summer
Friendship Tennis Academy (FTA) is operated at Camp Friendship in neighboring Fluvanna County by Alina Ackenbom, USPTA Pro and Director of Tennis at the camp. FTA is dedicated to providing tennis instruction to junior and adult players. The programs offered at the Academy include QuickStart Tennis, Junior Clinics and summer camp, adult clinics and Cardio Tennis, as well as private and group lessons. For more information, please call Friendship Tennis Academy at (434) 589-8950.

Wintergreen Junior Tennis

Summer, Fall, Winter
Wintergreen offers Junior Tennis Academy, Winter Junior Tournament Training Clinic, and Nike Tennis Camps. More info...

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