Junior Tennis Lessons at Wanless Park

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One of Toronto's best-known Junior Tennis programs is run by our club pro Arthur Wolf (Tennis Canada - Certified) Coach 2 and Club Pro 3, who will be returning for his 21st season with his team of certified instructors and assistants.

The Wanless Junior Lesson Program

The Wanless Junior Lesson Program is a comprehensive course that includes one of our lesson clinics scheduled throughout the Spring, Summer and Fall, a Wanless Tennis t-shirt, includes entry to the Saturday Morning Fun Program and the Wanless Junior Tennis Teams. At Wanless Tennis we use the principles of Progressive Tennis in all of our lesson programs.

The cost to join the program is $100. Additional clinics cost $90 each. The junior lesson program is only available to Junior Members. All prices include all applicable taxes.

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You can now join in the fun at our Wanless Juniors Facebook page.

Tennis Clinics and Dates for 2014

There are 5 clinics run during our tennis season. Clinic 1 and 5 are run over an 8 week period in the spring/fall with one lesson each week. Clinics 2 to 4 run for 8 consecutive weekdays over a 2 week period, starting on a Monday.

To see which level is appropriate for your child please consult our Progressive Tennis pages.

NOTE: The Junior Lesson Program fee of $100 is applied to the first clinic selected. All additional clinics cost $90. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis as space is limited. You must be a Junior Member to take part in the Junior Lesson Program.

The High Performance option in Clinics 1 and 5 is 2 days a week, 2 hours per day for those players looking for more advanced instruction and playing time. The cost of the High Performance program is $300. This High Performance group will form our Junior OTA Touring Team.

Please REGISTER ONLINE or you can download the membership application form. Please register early as space is limited. You must be a member of the club to participate in the Lesson Program.

Clinic 1 consists of 1 hour lessons held over an 8-week period with 1 lesson per week starting the week of April 21st. The Junior Lesson Program also includes the ever popular Saturday Morning Fun Program at no extra cost.

Although every effort will be made to offer the scheduled classes they are dependent on the weather and there are no rain dates scheduled for Clinic 1.

Clinic

Starts

Level of Play

Time

Clinic 1A

Mon Apr 21st

Tykes

4pm - 5pm

Intermediate SoldOutIndicator

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 1B

Tue Apr 22nd

Tiny Tykes SoldOutIndicator

4pm - 5pm

Novice

4pm - 5pm

Tykes

5pm - 6pm

Advanced

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 1C

Wed Apr 23rd

Novice SoldOutIndicator

4pm - 5pm

Tykes

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 1D

Thur Apr 24th

Tiny Tykes

4pm - 5pm

Novice

4pm - 5pm

Intermediate SoldOutIndicator

5pm - 6pm

Advanced SoldOutIndicator

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 1HP

Mon/Wed Apr 21st

High Performance SoldOutIndicator

4pm - 6pm

Clinics 2 to 4 consists of a 1 hour lesson held on 8 consecutive weekdays starting on a Monday. Rain outs for Clinics 2 to 4 will be made up the following Friday.

Clinic

Date

Level

Time

Clinic 2

Jun 16th - 25th

Intermediate

4pm - 5pm

Advanced

4pm - 5pm

Tiny Tykes and Tykes

5pm - 6pm

Novice

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 3

Jul 14th - 23rd

Intermediate

4pm - 5pm

Advanced

4pm - 5pm

Tiny Tykes and Tykes

5pm - 6pm

Novice

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 4

Aug 11th - 20th

Intermediate

4pm - 5pm

Advanced

4pm - 5pm

Tiny Tykes and Tykes

5pm - 6pm

Novice

5pm - 6pm

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Clinic 5 consists of 1 hour lessons held over an 8-week period with 1 lesson per week starting in early September.

Although every effort will be made to offer the scheduled classes they are dependent on the weather and there are no rain dates scheduled for Clinic 5.

Clinic

Starts

Level of Play

Time

Clinic 5A

Mon Sep 8th

Tykes

4pm - 5pm

Intermediate

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 5B

Tue Sep 9th

Tiny Tykes

4pm - 5pm

Novice

4pm - 5pm

Tykes

5pm - 6pm

Advanced

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 5C

Wed Sep 10th

Novice

4pm - 5pm

Tykes

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 5D

Thur Sep 11th

Tiny Tykes

4pm - 5pm

Novice

4pm - 5pm

Intermediate

5pm - 6pm

Advanced

5pm - 6pm

Clinic 5HP

Mon/Wed Sep 8th

High Performance

4pm - 6pm

To see which level is appropriate for your child please consult our Progressive Tennis pages.

Please REGISTER ONLINE or you can download the membership application form. Please register early as space is limited. You must be a member of the club to participate in the Lesson Program.


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NEW - Parent & Tyke Red Ball Clinic

New this year we are offering a 5 week clinic on Sundays for Parents and Tykes to participate together. This program targets children aged 4 to 7 and teaches their parents how to effectively play with them on a court their size.

This will run in the Spring and Fall. The cost of this program is $75 total for both participants. Must be a Junior Member to register in this program. Parents don't need to register, just show up with your child.

Clinic

Date

Level

Time

Clinic 1PT

Apr 6th - May 4th

Parents and Tykes SoldOutIndicator

4pm - 5pm

Clinic 2PT

Sep 7th - Oct 5th

Parents and Tykes

4pm - 5pm

Please REGISTER ONLINE or you can download the membership application form. Please register early as space is limited. You must be a Junior member of the club to participate in the Lesson Program.

Wanless Tennis Junior Teams

Junior Team Tryouts will be held on Friday April 18th for those interested in playing on the Wanless Junior Teams .

Tennis Club T-shirts

For those participating in the JUNIOR PROGRAM, a club T-shirt is also included. Additional shirts will be available for $12.00 each or 2 for $20.00 after opening day.

2009 Intermediates

All Junior lesson programs this year are eligible for the Federal government's Childrens' Fitness Tax Credit. Tax Receipts are sent out to all eligible participants at the end of the season.

For additional lesson information contact Arthur Wolf, Head Pro.

Private Individual or Group Lessons

See the following page for more private lesson information. Check this page if you're wondering what level of instructor you might need.

Doug Philpott Children's Tennis Fund

Doug Philpott Logo The Doug Philpott Children's Tennis Fund is a charitable organization that teaches tennis and life skills to inner-city youth. Consider donating to help their worthwhile cause. $25 can send a child to camp for a week. You can add a $10 or $25 donation to your order whenever you register for any item at the Wanless On-line Store.