Junior Tennis Programs
JUNIOR TENNIS CLINICS
Ages 12 and under Orange / Green Ball. Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Beginner level instruction focused on building and reinforcing technique. Clinics include games to help develop basic tennis skills and strokes. Instructors Kristie Flowers and William Echandy. Cost is $15.00.
Ages 12 and under Orange / Green Ball Point Play. Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. This clinic is for younger intermediate to advanced players. Competitive point play with other players of similar levels. Learn different types of scoring for games and tie-breaks. Instructors Kristie Flowers and William Echandy. Cost is $15.00 .
12 and over Beginner Yellow Ball. Mondays from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. These full-court clinics are for kids over 12 looking to start their tennis journey with proper fundamentals and techniques. This is a great class starting point for teenagers. Instructor Kristie Flowers. Cost is $15.00
12 and over Intermediate Yellow Ball. Thursdays from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. These full-court clinics are for kids over 12 looking to expand their knowledge of the game and work on their stroke development and shot selection. This is a great class for those who plan to play high school tennis in the near future. Instructors Laszlo Leiter and Lee Freeman. Cost is $20.00
High School Clinics. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. The Academy is designed for high school level players who play on varsity teams. The training will cover detailed stroke production, match strategy, high performance drills, and match play. An emphasis will be placed on situational point play. Participants must be approved to join this group. Instructors Laszlo Leiter and Lee Freeman. Cost is $20.00 per class.
--> Please contact the Florence Tennis Center at 843-665-3106 for information about clinic days and times and to register.
Private Lessons -are available on a per hour or half-hour basis from the Director of Tennis, Head Tennis Professional, Junior Development Professional and Staff Professionals.
Week long beginner and intermediate camps are offered in June and July of each year. These camp runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm each day. Contact the Tennis Center for the next start date at 843-665-3106.
Contact Laszlo Leiter at 843-615-4444 for information on the FTC Academy Camps.
JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS
JTT has spring and fall seasons for children who have a basic understanding of the game. Each season includes a number of weekly evening events where kids play each other in singles and sometimes in doubles. Matches are co-ed, with an orange ball division for 10 and Under, a green ball division for 12 and Under, and a yellow ball division for older kids. Call Kristie at 843-601-0497 for more information.
RON JAMES YOUTH TENNIS PROGRAM
This free program conducts after-school and weekend tennis activities for beginning and intermediate players aged 6-18. As a member of the United States Tennis Association’s National Junior Tennis & Learning Network, the Ron James Program targets under-served youth who would otherwise have limited access to the sport. Its goal is to improve lives through tennis and education. To find out more, call the Florence Tennis Center at 843-665-3106 or contact Paul at 8943-667-9804.
Free small group clinics are available for individuals with mental disabilities. Group members have opportunities to compete in Special Olympics tournaments and other events. For more information, call Mary Sue at 843-230-9106.