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TENNIS CENTER

The Y is excited to be able to offer a full tennis center now at the Ogden YMCA and Valley Tennis Center! Our updated tennis center has 6 indoor hard courts, a large air-conditioned viewing area, full locker rooms with professional towel service, onsite ProShop including re-stringing services and so much more! 

Our full tennis center offers court time/rental, junior tennis programs, adult tennis programs, tennis lessons by one of our trained tennis professionals, leagues, training tools, as well as tournaments and events. 

We've got something for everyone! To register for any of our Racquet Sports Programs, please call 920.560.0001 or visit the Member Services desk of the Ogden YMCA. 

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Meet Scott, Tennis Director at Ogden YMCA

Scott has been a PTR teaching professionally for over 20 years. He headed up Valley Fitness & Racquet's Tennis Programs since they opened in 2012, and is now heading up the program at the Ogden YMCA.  He was the manager at Four Seasons Tennis and Health Club in Sherman, Texas before coming to Wisconsin in 1998 and eventually becoming Director of Tennis at Club West in Neenah. He was most recently the Junior Director at Western Racquet and Fitness Club in Green Bay.

Scott has played collegiately at Navarro Junior College where he was a national champion in singles and second in the nation in doubles and then transferred to Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant Oklahoma. There, he majored in Marketing and got his Masters in Business Administration. He currently is playing 5.0 USTA league tennis where his team won state in 2011.  

Scott was named the PTR Wisconsin Member of the Year and received that award in Hilton Head in Feb 2018.

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TENNIS PROGRAMS AND LESSONS


 

SUMMER TENNIS CAMPS

Spend your summer having some fun and practicing your tennis skills at our summer tennis camp! Over the course of 11 weeks, we will be offering three sessions to choose from. Summer tennis camps run Monday-Thursday and will be held outdoors at Appleton East High School.

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JUNIOR TENNIS

Our progressive lesson approach teaches youth the fundamentals of tennis starting at age 3. Children will work with one of our tennis professionals to learn the fundamentals of the game and develop their skills beginning with Jump Start for new learners and will take youth all the way to the high school varsity level and beyond. 

JUNIOR TENNIS PROGRAM DATES:

Spring 2022 - March 28-June 4
Summer 2022 - 3 Sessions

  • June 6 - July 1
  • July 10 - July 29
  • August 1 - August 26

Fall 2022 - September 6-December 3
Winter 2022-23 - December 4-March 25 (No lessons December 26-January 1)

Jump Start

This program is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis is a fun format. The kids use a modified ball, smaller rackets and a smaller court to make the game easier to learn.

Red Ball | Ages 3-4, 5-6

Mondays 8:45-9:30 AM
Thursdays 1:30-2:30 PM
Fridays 3:45-4:30 PM
Saturdays 10:30-11:15 AM

Orange Ball | Ages 6-9

Tuesdays 3:45-4:30 PM
Thursdays 1:30-2:30 PM
Fridays 4:30-5:30 PM
Saturdays 10:30-11:30 AM

Green Ball | Ages 8-10

Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM
Thursdays 1:30-2:30 PM
Saturdays 11:30-12:30 PM

Junior Development

A program that focuses on the fundamentals of stroke production and match play in a way that makes is fun to learn the game of tennis. 

Level 1 | Ages 11-13

Mondays 4:00-5:30 PM
Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 PM
Thursdays 1:30-2:30 PM

Level 2 | Ages 11-13

Mondays 4:00-5:30 PM
Saturdays 12:30-2:00 PM

Level 3 - Tournament | Ages 8-13

Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 PM
Saturdays 1:00-2:30 PM

Junior Varsity

A program for the player who is read to take the next step in tournament tennis. 

Junior Varsity

Saturdays 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Varsity

Designed for those players expecting to be on their respective varsity high school teams. 

Varsity

Tuesdays 4:30-6:00 PM
Thursdays 4:30-6:00 PM

Performance Invitational

These are programs designed for highly state-ranked juniors. These players are committed to the game of tennis and are playing several times per week. By invitation only.

Performance Invitational

Fridays 4:00-5:30 PM

Singles Ladder and Sunday Matchplay

Singles Ladder

Each player will be scheduled 2 unsupervised matches per month. Sessions go from September-August. Join anytime and drop out anytime. 
Contact Adam Martin for more information. 

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Sunday Matchplay

For all levels, Sundays 12:30-2:00 PM

 

ADULT TENNIS

We are proud to offer a variety of adult tennis programs available for all ages and levels! 

  • Cardio Tennis: A high-energy fitness activity that combines tennis with cardiovascular exercise delivering the ultimate aerobic workout.
  • Sports Fitness Tennis: A high-intensity workout that incorporates skill improvement with tennis-specific training.
  • Adult Drills/Lessons: These drills focus on technique, court positioning and strategy.
  • Friday Night Social: A coed doubles mixer. Enjoy playing with different tennis partners throughout the night. 
  • Leagues
  • Singles Ladder: We schedule you 2 matches per month, you and your opponent pick the dates and times. 
Cardio Tennis

A high-energy fitness activity that combines tennis with cardiovascular exercise, delivering the ultimate aerobic workout.

LEVEL:

All Levels

Tuesdays 9:00-10:00 AM
Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 PM
Fridays 9:00-10:00 AM

3.5 & Up

Saturday 9:00-10:30 AM

Sports Fitness Training

A high-intensity workout that incorporates skill improvement with tennis-specific training. 

LEVEL:

3.0 & Up | Mondays 8:45-10:15 AM

Adult Drills/Lessons

These drills focus on technique, court positioning and strategy.

LEVEL:

Tennis 101
Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 PM

2.5-3.0 coed drill 
Mondays 1:00-2:30 PM

Friday Night Social

A coed doubles mixer. Enjoy playing with different tennis partners throughout the night. 

Level 3.0-4.5 | Fridays 5:45-7:45 PM

Leagues

LEVEL:

Men's 4.5/5.0 Singles
Monday 4:15-5:45 PM
Monday 5:45-7:15 PM
Monday 7:15-8:45 PM

Coed 4.0/4.5 Doubles
Monday 7:15-8:45 PM

Ladies' 4.0 Doubles
Tuesday 6:00-7:30 PM

Coed 3.5-4.0 Singles
Tuesday 7:30-9:00 PM

Coed 3.0 Doubles/Singles
Wednesday 5:30-7:00 PM

Coed 3.5 Doubles
Wednesday 7:00-8:30 PM

Ladies' 3.0 Doubles/Singles 
Thursday 9:00-10:30 AM

Coed 4.0/4.5 Singles
Thursday 6:00-7:30 PM

Men's 4.5-5.0 Doubles
Thursday 7:30-9:00 PM

Singles Ladder

We schedule you 2 matches per month, you and your opponent pick the dates and times. 

Contact Adam Martin to sign up. 

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TENNIS 101

If you are looking to try tennis for the first time, or, have played in the past and looking to return to the sport, this is the class for you! In this class, you will learn the fundamentals of tennis including stroke production, court positioning, scoring, and the rules to be able to enjoy the game on your own. Upper-level classes and leagues are available after the completion of the class.

Classes held Tuesdays from 7:00-8:30 PM
For more information contact Scott Meixl.

TENNIS TRAINING TOOLS

Training is a great way to work on and improve your skills. We offer the opportunity to rent Playmate Ball Machines to use during your court time (fees apply). In addition, meet with one of our tennis pros and get a Video Analysis to enhance player development (fees apply). 
For more information contact Scott Meixl.