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Youth Tennis Programs

 

Quickstart Tennis

The J offers the USTA Quickstart format for its beginner tennis programs for kids 10 & under. Quickstart Tennis is an exciting play format for learning tennis by utilizing specialized age appropriate equipment and shorter court dimensions. Participants will be picked up from CDC/After-School/HBHA and returned if needed.

FUNatics - Tennis for Preschoolers

Taught by The J’s tennis professional, Todd Perkins, children learn basic tennis skills using age appropriate equipment. This class takes place outdoors weather permitting, otherwise the class will meet indoors.  Rackets and balls provided. 

Fall Session

Thursdays | 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. | Aug 30 - Oct 18
8-30 minute classes | Tuition: $129 | J Members: $89
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Little Aces (ages 5-6) 

Fall Session

Thursdays | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Aug 30- Oct 18
8-60 minute classes | Tuition: $216 | J Members: $160
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Little Deuces (ages 7-10)

Fall Session

Tuesdays | 4:15 - 5:15 p.m. | Aug 28 - Oct 30
No class 9/11, 9/18
8-60 minute classes | Tuition: $216 | J Members: $160
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Wednesdays | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | Aug 29 - Oct 24
No class 9/19
8-60 minute classes | Tuition: $216 | J Members: $160
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Fridays | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Aug 31 - Oct 19
8-60 minute classes | Tuition: $216 | J Members: $160
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Fridays | 4:10 - 5:10 p.m. | Aug 31 - Oct 19

8-60 minute classes | Tuition: $216 | J Members: $160
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Saturdays | 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. | Sept 1 - Oct 20
8-60 minute classes | Tuition: $216 | J Members: $160
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Junior Tennis

The Jewish Community Center offers junior tennis clinics from the beginner level to the advanced level. These clinics are instructional programs that are available to develop and advance everyone's game.

Beginner Clinics (age 10+)

Learn fundamental strokes, basic strategy and how to keep score.

Fall Session

Thursdays | 4:15 - 5:45 p.m. | Aug 30 - Oct 18
8-90 minute classes | Tuition: $324 | J Members: $240
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Saturdays | 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. | Sept 1 - Oct 20
8-90 minute classes | Tuition: $324 | J Members: $240
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Intermediate Clinics (age 10+)

Expand on the basics and take the sport to the next level. 

Fall Session

Tuesdays | 5:15 - 6:45 p.m. | Aug 28 - Oct 30
No Class 9/11, 9/18
8-90 minute classes | Tuition: $324 | J Members: $240
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Saturdays | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Sept 1 - Oct 20
8-90 minute classes | Tuition: $324 | J Members: $240
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NEW! Junior Match Play (ages 10-18)

Free drop in, supervised matches against similar level players. Balls provided. Meet at courts at the designated time.

Fall Session

Sundays | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Sept 9 - Oct 29
No session on 10/1

Private and Semi-Private Lessons

Private and semi-private lessons will be available throughout the year.  Interested parties should make arrangements with Tennis Pro Todd Perkins at 913-327-8013 or [email protected].

Private Lessons

Get the one on one personalized attention that will improve your game and take you to the next level.

Private Lessons

4 Pack

8 Pack

$33 / 30 min / Member

$120

$228

$39 / 30 min / Non-Member

$144

$273

$65 / 60 min / Member

$235

$455

$75 / 60 min / Non-Member

$275

$525

Semi Private (2)

4 Pack

8 Pack

 $35 each/hr/Member

$130 each

$240 each

$40 each/hr/non-member

$150 each

$280 each

 3 & A Pro

4 Pack

8 Pack

$27 each/hr/Member

$98 each

$160 each

$33 each/hr/non-member

$122 each

$216 each

Form your own Clinic

Don’t see a class that works for you or your child? Organize your own group of 4-6 players and create your own clinic. Dates and times are flexible based upon your schedule and the availability of the tennis pro. $20 each per hour for Members/ $27 each per hour for non-members.

Court Reservation Policy

Members may reserve one of the six J tennis courts for up to 90 minutes at a time. Court reservations may be made up to one week in advance. Call 913-327-8010 to reserve your court.

Meet J Tennis Professional Todd Perkins

Todd Perkins is a USPTA certified tennis professional that has been coaching tennis full time for the last 24 years. Before joining The J staff in 2012, Todd worked at the KC Racquet Club for 10 years where he co-founded the T-Rex Tennis Academy.  Prior to coaching at the T-Rex Tennis Academy, Todd served as Director of Junior Development at Leawood Country Club for 10 years. During this time, Todd organized and directed all club activities and instructed juniors and adults in group and private lessons from beginner to national level.  Contact certified tennis pro Todd Perkins at 913-327-8013 or [email protected] for more information about The J’s adult and youth tennis programs

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