Tennis Festivals are an exciting way to showcase the sport to new audiences and they welcome the whole family to participate and experience first-hand how tennis is sized right for age and ability. Introduce families to this lifetime sport so they seek out additional play opportunities.
Kids' Tennis Clubs
Host a Kids’ Tennis Club to attract new kids to the sport!
1. Identify a play area for your tennis program and dedicate time during the week to host a Kids’ Tennis Club. (e.g. 1-2 times per week for six weeks total).
2. Register your Kids’ Tennis Club here to receive complimentary USTA materials and resources to run your program.
3. Obtain the basic equipment and supplies you need to run your program.
• Tennis can be played anywhere, such as blacktops, gym floors, multi-purpose rooms and even on school fields.
• Use lightweight nets, makeshift nets or barriers.
• Use any net that can cover an 18’ to 20’ area.
• A lowered badminton or volleyball net can be used.
• You can improvise using barrier tape, yellow caution tape or rope with streamers.
• Existing markings on floors (badminton and volleyball lines) can be utilized.
• Flat rubber lines, chalk or tape can be used for playing.
Equipment: Having the right equipment is key to ensuring success.
• Obtain a minimum of 8-12 kid-sized racquets (21”-25”) and encourage kids to bring their own racquets.
• Obtain several foam and low compression balls.