Tennis Center2022-08-24T18:28:42-04:00

Tennis

Education, Recreation & Performance

From children to seniors, beginners to elite competitors, the YMCA of South Collier covers the whole court. Lessons, leagues, tournaments, social events and certified / experienced professionals to help you start or sharpen your game.

The YMCA Tennis Center is one of the finest of its kind for education, recreation and performance. We offer 8 clay courts that are all lighted for night play.

Tennis is included in every YMCA membership. All members can reserve free court time, use of the ball machine, attend social events, and benefit from member rates for clinics and instruction. Members also may take part in weekly round robins and represent the YMCA in competitive League play hosted by the USTA and CTA.

PROGRAM OFFERINGS

Private Tennis Lessons

YMCA offers a team of certified tennis instructors who specialize in providing a great educational environment for anyone seeking to learn and enjoy tennis. Stroke mechanics, strategy, mental and physical approaches are explained to increase the enjoyment and success of all who wish to learn. Private lessons, group lessons and clinics available.

Private lessons: Individualized and scheduled to meet your goals and availability. We have 2 Tennis Pros for you to work with: Scott Pennington and Nettie Musick. To book a private lesson with a Pro, please contact the Tennis Office at (239) 394-9622 ext. 107.

MEET OUR TENNIS PROS!

Marco YMCA - Scott PenningtonScott Pennington is a tennis and pickleball professional with over 30 years leading clubs and programs. Scott was a four-year starter in singles and doubles while playing college tennis for Virginia Commonwealth. Scott has achieved the highest level of certifications as PTR Professional, USPTA Elite Professional, ICI (Spanish System) Level 2, a GPTCA Level B, a USTA HPCP graduate, and is Master CRT with the USRSA.

YMCA Collier County - NewsProfessional Tennis Registry (PTR) Certified
University of Tennessee Knoxville Tennis Player
All American Tennis Player at Belmont College, Nashville, TN

Tennis Clinics

Beginner Clinic 2.5 – 3.0: A 90-minute clinic which covers the foundations of the game perfect for those who are beginning or returning to the sport after time away.

Intermediate Clinic 3.5 – 4.0: A 90-minute clinic which moves players from strokes to strategy, while teach in the best ways to put together a winning plan through games and drills. This is for more advanced players that are participating in competitive leagues.

Doubles Clinic 3.0+: A 90-minute clinic which will focus on Doubles game play includes movement, techniques, and strategies for those who work with or without a partner to be a winner.

Cardio Tennis: A calorie burning workout which combines tennis specific fitness and on court hitting.

To register for a clinic, please contact the Tennis Office at (239) 394-9622 ext. 107.

Youth Tennis

Our programs provide growing athletes the perfect foundation of skills and focus to help them learn. Using this tiered, skill based, progressive program will move players ages 5-12, through all the phases of tennis development preparing for high level play, while fostering a love of the game and a focus on physical fitness, coordination, mental discipline and valuable life skills.

USTA Color-Ball Programs

Beginner Red Stars (ages 5 – 6)
A fun introduction to tennis with RED foam balls, games, drills, and some introduction to Orange Balls.
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 3:30-4:30pm

Beginner Orange Stars (ages 7 – 8)
A fun introduction to tennis with ORANGE balls, games, drills, point play, preparation for Junior Team Tennis(JTT) and 10U events or tournaments.
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 3:30-4:30pm

Beginner Green Stars (ages 9 – 10)
A fun introduction to tennis with GREEN balls, games, drills, point play, match play, JTT, 10U events, tournaments, and middle school.
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 3:30-4:30pm

  • 1 Day Per Week: $60 Member  |  $70 Non-Member
    2 Days Per Week: $112 Member  |  $122 Non-Member
    3 Days Per Week: $156 Member  |  $166 Non-Member
    Drop-In: $20 Member  |  $25 Non-Member

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Performance Programs

School Team Prep (Middle & High School players)
For those wanting to play for their school teams.
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 4:30-6pm

Varsity Team Prep/Elite Team (9th – 12th)
Advanced players interested in advancing their games through more tournaments play often one tournament per month, private lesson.
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 4:30-6pm

  • 1 Day Per Week: $120 Member  |  $135 Non-Member
    2 Days Per Week: $224 Member  |  $239 Non-Member
    3 Days Per Week: $312 Member  |  $327 Non-Member
    Drop-In: $40 Member  |  $45 Non-Member

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Round Robins

Round Robin is a program designed for social tennis. This program is all-inclusive and allows for different levels to play together. We have Round Robin play everyday starting at 8:00am. Women play Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Men play Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On weekends we offer Mixed Round Robins. Sign up to play at the Tennis Office. For more information, please call (239) 394-9622.

Tournaments

Throughout the year, we host several tennis tournaments at our facility.

Davis Cup: We use a nation format to play this event where player are divided into groups and compete against each other.

For The Love Of The Y: This is our flagship tennis event. We have more than 100 participants that enjoy a nice weekend of tennis!

Help a Diabetic Child: This is a fundraising event to promote awareness of childhood diabetes. This event is held in December.

Fall/Spring Fling: These 2 events are held in November and March. These are the opening and closing events for our tennis season.

USTA Leagues

Here at the YMCA on Marco Island, we have over 300 active league participants. This past 2020 season, we had 24 teams ranging between 12-14 players each participating on the USTA and CTA Leagues. These leagues compete everyday of the week. For more information about leagues, visit USTA and Collier Tennis Association.

TENNIS PHOTO GALLERY

View photos from our world-class tennis program

Contact Us

For more information please contact:

Tennis & Pickleball Desk
(239) 394-9622 ext. 107
Email

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