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Junior Tennis

La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club’s Junior Tennis Program is directed by Director of Tennis Conan Lorenzo, 2009 USPTA San Diego “Coach of the Year." This is the perfect opportunity to introduce your child to a sport they can love and play for a lifetime. Junior Tennis offers a full range of activities, including clinics and camps.

Hotel guests who are interested in junior tennis lessons should contact Director of Tennis Conan Lorenzo at 858.551.4605 or CLorenzo@LJBTC.com for information.

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2015 SUMMER CAMPS

  • June 15–19
  • July 20–24
  • June 29–July 3
  • August 10–14
  • July 6–10
  • August 17–21
  • July 13–17
  • August 24–28

Beginner/Intermediate Camp: Ages 5–12
Designed for the beginner looking to enjoy the game of tennis for the first time or the player who wants to improve to the next level of competitive play. The week of tennis will include our progression of learning tennis while incorporating games, fun and Friday prizes for all participants.
Camp dates: Monday through Friday
Camp Times: 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Advanced-Competitive Camp: Ages 10 and up
Designed for the tournament-level player focusing on tournament preparation and refinement of his/her tennis skills. Each week will focus on training for a specific tournament depending on the week attending.
Camp dates: Monday through Friday
Camp times: 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

WEEKLY SUMMER AFTERNOON JUNIOR ACADEMY CLASSES

June 22–August 28

TIER 1 – The Tier 1 class is a place where we work to establish a love of the game. Kids begin working on improving their technique while also learning how to hit the ball over the net from half court. Hand-eye coordination is enhanced with specific tennis exercises while also learning how to hit the ball on the move.
Ages: 5 to 7
Days: Tuesday and/or Thursday
Times: 4–5 p.m.
Guest Price: $20 (1x per week), $39 (2x per week)
 
 
 
TIER 2 – Tier 2 is open to children ages 7 to 10 now working with a solid foundation of the game's fundamentals and technique, these players are learning how to rally over the net using a short and long court. There is still a strong emphasis in keeping the game fun as they begin to work hard, move their feet and use the correct grips. Players begin to play Novice tournaments at this level.
Ages: 7 to 10
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Times: 4–5:30 p.m.
Guest Price: $55 (2x per week)
 
 
TIER 3 – Our Tier 3 class continues to work with players moving from our Tier 2 class, who want to prepare for high school tennis and tournaments. These players start to learn pattern play while keeping the ball in play at higher levels of speed and accuracy. Players have a love for the game and are now enjoying the commitment it takes to work hard.
Ages: 10 to 17
Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (minimum of 2 days per week)
Times: 4–6 p.m.
Guest Price: $58 (2x per week), $87 (3x per week)
 
TIER 4 – This program is designed for high-level players who want to achieve a Southern California ranking while playing tournaments. Players are working on pattern play, strategy and player style preference while incorporating the proper footwork and technique. Dynamic stretching and agility aspects are provided in this program. This class is offered to the serious player who wants to work hard and push themselves.
Ages: 10 to 17
Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (minimum of 2 days per week)
Times: 4–6 p.m.
Guest Price: $58 (2x per week), $87 (3x per week)
 
 
TIER 5/Elite Tennis – Tier 5 offers Elite Training for players whose focus includes tournaments and furthering their tennis career. Available by invitation only.
Ages: 10 to 17 by invitation only
Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (minimum of 2 days per week)
Times: 4–6 p.m.
Guest Price: $58 (2x per week), $87 (3x per week)