Start where you are.
Use what you have.
Do what you can.

         Arthur Ashe
Summer 2010
Ann Arbor Area
Junior Tennis Programs

For tennis-loving kids from 3-18!

News from the Ann Arbor Area Community Tennis Association

Rec&Ed Youth Tennis offers a fun and convenient outdoor summer program running from June 21 to August 19 at a variety of AAPS tennis court locations. We offer multiple sessions of both day and evening instructional classes for youth ages 5-15, and junior team tennis for higher level players ages 10-18.

For more information and to register online, visit:, click on "register online" prompts and search under the activity category "youth tennis" to see all our summer offerings. 
For general information go to
For inquiries, email: or call 734-994-2300 x53243.

The Chippewa Club offers lessons for kids of all ages from 3-year-old beginners to high calibre tournament players on our 8 outdoor hard courts, 4 clay courts, and 6 indoor courts. Whether your children are looking for some fun exercise this summer or are tuning up for the next big tournament, our dedicated pros will meet your needs. Chippewa also offers a fitness facility, stocked with cardio machines, Cybex, and free weights, and an outdoor pool with a swim and dive team. Enjoy the Ann Arbor-area's family place for tennis, fitness, and fun!

For over 40 years, Huron Valley Tennis Club has offered tennis activities to players of all ages and skill levels, from beginner to nationally ranked.  Our nationally recognized teaching staff, flexible scheduling and a 4:1 ratio of students to pros make HVTC an unmatched value.  Private instruction can also be arranged.  Members and Nonmembers are welcome to participate in camps and clinics!  Please call us at 734-662-5514 or visit our website: for additional information on junior summer camps, programs, and instruction.
Tournament Players Camps 9:00-12 noon M-F
High School Players Camps 12:30-2:30 PM  M-F
Junior Players Camps 3:00- 5:00 PM  M-F
Junior Instructional Clinics are small group lessons for all ages and run Monday-Saturday, during daytime and evenings for your family's scheduling convenience.

Summer camp sessions begin June 21, and run all summer long.  Feel free to customize your schedule to fit your vacation plans!

Advanced Junior Tennis Programs
Liberty's Junior Competitive tennis program started over 30 years ago and has become a model for junior tennis throughout the United States.  The goal of the program has always been to maximize each student's enjoyment and improvement in tennis.  This has been accomplished by creating a very positive environment where students are excited about developing tennis skills.
Read all about the Advanced Junior Program.

The Racquet Club is committed to offering a wide variety of tennis programs to its member-players of all ages. No matter what your tennis level or experience may be, you will find an opportunity for play that is right for you. Martin Topliss is our Head Tennis Pro, and he is assisted by Eric Gajar and Helen Giordani as well as other experienced players. Clinics range from Ankle Kickers (4-5 years old) to High School Excellence, and are available to all members. To find out more about The Racquet Club of Ann Arbor, including information about becoming a member, please refer to our website You can also call Danni at our Pro-Shop at 734-971-5413.

Travis Pointe Country Club's Junior Programs are designed to create enthusiasm and excitement for tennis at all levels of play.  For our Pee Wee, Beginners and Rising Stars program we feature the incredibly successful "Quick Start" method while our Inter-Club Team, and invitation-only Tournament Elite groups offer great opportunities for competitive learning, matches, and tournament play.

Session I 6/21, Session II 7/5, Session III 7/19, and Session IV 8/2 
Please see the complete 2010 Summer Tennis Brochure for detailed information.

The U of M Camps
are directed by Michigan Head Coaches Ronni Bernstein and Bruce Berque. Camp activities include individual stroke technique, match play and tactical instruction for singles and doubles.  The UM Varsity Tennis Center, home of the Michigan women's and men's varsity teams, serves as the site of the camps.  Resident campers stay in UM Residence Halls.

June 20-24 and June 27-July 1  - Commuter $399; Resident $599
June 24-27 - Junior Commuter Day Camp $299
June 24-26 - Adult Clinic $199

For complete information, download the camp brochure or call Bruce Berque at 734-615-9431.

Know of other summer tennis programs for juniors in the Ann Arbor area?  Contact the editor with details.
Summer 2010 Ann Arbor Area Junior Tennis Programs will be posted on the AAACTA web site.

Sandell Bennett
AAACTA Newsletter Editor
A community organization dedicated to supporting and promoting tennis in the Ann Arbor area.