EDWARDSVILLE YMCA

ESIC CENTER • MEYER CENTER • ALLISON CASSENS EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

2016-BecomeATennisAce-TennisCenter

Current Session

Winter 2 (7 Weeks)
Feb. 20th - April 9th

Tennis

Tennis TEamBecome a Tennis Ace

The Edwardsville YMCA is able to provide the community with the ability to play tennis year-round! The Meyer Center houses 5 indoor hard courts that are used for classes, lessons, team practices, league play and events such as summer camp or birthday parties! The courts can be used for members and guests. For more information you can call 618-655-1460. 

Youth Classes

INTRODUCING A LOVE OF TENNIS

YOUTH TENNIS

PEE WEE TENNIS (AGES 4 - 5)
Filled with fun games and drills designed to introduce the game of tennis to the younger player. MEYER CENTER

Monday | 9:30 - 10:10am
Monday | 6:00 - 6:40pm
Thursday | 9:30 - 10:10am
Members $33 | Non-Members $50

LITTLE HITTERS (AGES 5 - 6) & ROOKIES (AGES 7 - 8)
Using the “Quick Start” tennis program, we will be introducing the game of tennis to our younger tennis players. This program is filled with fun games and learning techniques for our budding tennis stars. MEYER CENTER

Monday | 5:00 - 5:50pm
Wednesday | 5:00 - 5:50pm
Saturday | Noon - 12:50pm
Members $42 | Non-Members $60

JUNIOR ACES (AGES 9 - 11)
Teaches the fundamentals of tennis in a fun and exciting setting. It will include learning different strokes, rules and practice drills to help the player enhance their skill level. MEYER CENTER

Monday | 4:30 - 5:50pm
Wednesday | 4:30 - 5:50pm
Saturday | Noon - 1:20pm
Members $77 | Non-Members $105

MATCH PLAY (AGES 8 - 12)
Focuses on developing match play at the Quick Start level. This class is for players who are able to hit back and forth and want to develop their playing skills against their peers. Reminder: Player must have instructor approval for class. Space is limited!! MEYER CENTER

Tuesday | 6:00 - 7:00pm
Members $50 | Non-Members $75 

ACES (AGES 11 - 14)
Focuses on learning and improving different tennis strokes through various fast paced practice drills with an emphasis on match play. MEYER CENTER

Tuesday | 4:30 - 5:50pm
Thursday | 4:30 - 5:50pm
Saturday | 10:30 - 11:50am
Members $77 | Non-Members $105

ADVANCED ACES (AGES 11 - 14)
This is an advanced class for the player focusing on improving match play. This class will involve fast paced drills and match play situations. Reminder: Player must have instructor approval for class. MEYER CENTER

Tuesday | 4:30 - 5:50pm
Thursday | 4:30 - 5:50pm
Members $77 | Non-Members $105

HIGH SCHOOL (AGES 14 - 18)
This class is for the intermediate to advanced tennis player. It will focus on improving the mental and physical game of tennis through fast paced drills and match play situations. MEYER CENTER

Tuesday | 4:00 - 5:30pm
Thursday | 4:00 - 5:30pm
Saturday | 10:30am - Noon
Members $115 | Non-Members $147

ADVANCED HITTING (AGES 14 - 18)
This class will be offered Winter 1 ONLY. This class is for the varsity level high school tennis player. It will be filled with fast paced drills with an emphasis on match play for both singles and doubles. Reminder: Player must have instructor approval for class. MEYER CENTER

Monday | 3:00 - 4:30pm
Wednesday | 3:00 - 4:30pm
Members $115 | Non-Members $147

INTRODUCTION TO TENNIS (AGES 9 - 18)
The YMCA offers beginning tennis classes for children in grades 3rd-12th. These classes will be geared towards children with little or no tennis experience. The class will focus on learning the basic fundamentals and rules of tennis. MEYER CENTER

BEGINNING ACES/HIGH SCHOOL (11 - 18 YRS.)
Saturday | Noon - 1:00pm
Members $56 | Non-Members $84

BEGINNING JR. ACES (9 - 11 YRS.)
Thursday | 5:30 - 6:30pm
Saturday | Noon - 1:00pm
Members $56 | Non-Members $84

Adult Classes

TENNIS ACES

ADULT TENNIS

ADULT TENNIS LESSONS (AGES 18+)
Lessons are a great way to learn how to play tennis, or to improve on your game. The beginner class is for players who are just starting out and would like to learn & work on the different strokes. The intermediate class will help you develop your strokes, fix a glitch in your mechanics, and teach different strategies in match play. MEYER CENTER

BEGINNING TO EARLY INTERMEDIATE
Monday | 6:00 - 7:30pm
Wednesday | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Members $77 | Non-Members $105

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE
Monday | 7:30 - 9:00pm
Wednesday | 9:30 - 11:00pm
Members $77 | Non-Members $105

Leagues

ADULT WOMEN’S DOUBLES LEAGUE 
Players must understand the basic rules and scoring of tennis. You can register via email at apence@edwymca.com, by phone: 655-1460 or in the tennis office. MEYER CENTER

ADVANCED BEGINNING TO EARLY INTERMEDIATE
Tuesday | 9:30 - 11:00am | Begins February 7th
Members $90 | Non-Members $120

INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED INTERMEDIATE
Friday | 9:30 - 11:00am | Begins February 7th
Members $90 | Non-Members $120

ADULT MEN’S SINGLES LEAGUE
Players should be at the intermediate level of play (USTA Level 3.5 & up). You can register via email at apence@edwymca.com, by phone: 655-1460 or in the tennis office. MEYER CENTER

Tuesday | 7:30 - 9:00pm
PER WEEK:
Members $14 | Non-Members $17

SENIOR TENNIS (AGE 55+)
Our senior tennis program is offered 3 days a week. You may play 1, 2, or all 3 days. It is a walk on program where everyone is welcome to play. The format of play will depend on the number of players each day. This is a great way to exercise and meet other players interested in tennis. MEYER CENTER

Monday & Friday | 11:00am - 12:30pm
Wednesday | 8:00 - 9:30am
Members $5 | Non-Members $8

Court Rental

GAME, SET, MATCH!

TENNIS COURT RENTALS

The Meyer Center houses 5 indoor regulation tennis courts that cover 20,000 square feet of space. This area is home to tennis lessons, practice, league play and camps among other events and can also be reserved for birthday parties.

COURT RESERVATIONS EVERYONE CAN PLAY TENNIS!

Members may reserve a court 1 week in advance of the date requested & nonmembers 48 hours in advance. Regular court fees will apply. To reserve a court call 655-1460.

COURT FEES

$24 PER HOUR All non-members will be charged an additional $2 per hour per person.

SPECIAL MEMBER COURT FEES & TIMES:

FALL, WINTER & SPRING

Summer does not apply for this pricing/times. The YMCA reserves the right to change all dates and times at their discretion. Please call 618-655-1460 to check court availability.
Monday - Friday | 6:00 - 8:00am
Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 11:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday | 11:00am - 4:00pm
Friday | 8:00 - 9:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am - 6:00pm

Per Hour/Per Person: Members: $5 | Non-Members: $7
Can Reserve A Court 24 Hours In Advance

Saturday | 6:00 - 8:00pm

FREE for Members | Walk-ins Only

TENNIS BLOCK TIME

Reserving a permanent court time assures you a court on a specified day and time for the Winter/Spring: January 2nd - May 14th, 2017. This also makes you responsible for payment of the court each week. To reserve call 655-1460. Reminder: If you cannot play at your reserved time, please give the YMCA 24 hours notice so we can try to reschedule the court. If we are unable to reschedule the court you are responsible for payment! 
RESERVING PERMANENT COURTS FOR THE 2016 SEASON:
  • Mon, Dec. 5th - YMCA members returning from the Fall 2016 season.
  • Mon, Dec. 19th - YMCA members who didn’t have courts reserved last season.
  • Mon, Dec. 26th - Open reservations.

Cardio Tennis

CARDIO/TRIPLES TENNIS
A high energy fitness activity combining tennis with cardiovascular exercise. It is a great and healthy workout for people of all ages and abilities. Dates and times will be posted in the tennis center, on Facebook and on the YMCA’s website. Leave your email address with the tennis center and you will receive updates!

Members $7 | Non-Members $10

Stringing & Ball Machine

RACQUET STRINGING

$25/Racquet | $15 if you bring string

BALL MACHINE
Provides a great workout for any level of player. A staff member will set up the machine and show you how to use it for various drills.

Fees: $5/Half Hour Plus Normal Court Fees

Private Lessons

PRIVATE TENNIS LESSONS (ALL AGES)
Allows one on one time with an instructor; available for players at any age or level. The price of a private lesson will include the regular court fee, plus the cost of the instructor. If you are interested in a private lesson, call 655-1460.