Tennis Programs

Try Tennis!

Try Tennis® is an instructional program for beginners or those who have not picked up a racket in years! This program provides a pathway for adults to learn enough basic tennis skills to play a beginner match. You can expect to learn: 

  • Basic strokes — forehand, backhand, overhead and volley
  • How to rally
  • How to play points
  • How scoring works
  • Tennis etiquette

For Adults:

  • Registration is now open for the next session (four-weeks) beginning Thursday, November 19 (no clinic Thursday, November 26)
  • 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Bailey Road Park Tennis Courts, 11536 Bailey Road
Try Tennis

Cost is $40 per person. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. Register today!

Learn more about Try Tennis!  Or for more information contact Amy Brandon.

Lake Norman Tennis Academy Tennis Lessons


The Town of Cornelius partners with the Lake Norman Tennis Academy (LNTA) to provide tennis group and individual instruction for youth and adults. Coaches Scott Tucker, Julie Mudge, Lori Little and their staff look forward to seeing you on the courts!
Note: YOUTH classes are held at Jetton Park
            ADULT classes are held at Robbins Park and Jetton Park


Fall Tennis Schedule for Youth at Jetton Park


All youth classes are held every afternoon Monday through Thursday. Clinic fees are based on attendance 2 to 3 days per week, but we encourage kids to attend as much as possible and if you are able to make all 4 days, there is no additional charge. The more time spent on the court, the quicker the kids see progress and improvement!
  • September 8 - October 1
  • October 5 - October 29
  • November 2 - November 24
  • November 30 - December 22

Registration

For more information or to register for youth classes,
Love Tennis
  
Class Name Ages Class Time Registration Fees
Quickstart Beginner 5-8  &
9-11
3:30 - 4:15 p.m. $175 per 4-week session or $550 per 4-month session, 
September 8 - December 22
Quickstart Beginner/Intermediate 6-8  &
9-11
4:15 - 5 p.m. $175 per 4-week session or $550 per 4-month session, 
September 8 - December 22
Quickstart Beginner/Intermediate 11 & up 5 - 5:45 p.m. $175 per 4-week session or $550 per 4-month session, 
September 8 - December 22
Quickstart Beginner/Intermediate 11 & up 5:45 - 6:30 p.m. $175 per 4-week session or $550 per 4-month session, 
September 8 - December 22
Quickstart Intermediate/Advanced 7 & up 3:30 - 5 p.m. $265 per 4-week session or $910 per 4-month session, 
September 8 - December 22
Quickstart Intermediate/ Advanced 7 & up 4:15 - 5:45 p.m. $265 per 4-week session or $910 per 4-month session, 
September 8 - December 22
Intermediate/ Advanced Academy 10 & up 5 - 6:30 p.m. $265 per 4-week session or $910 per 4-month session, 
September 8 - December 22
  
PLEASE NOTE: We will have make ups on Fridays when we have two or more rain days within a week. For weather information please contact the Town of Cornelius Weather Hotline at 704-896-2460, extension 290.
    

Tennis Schedule for Adult Clinics at Jetton or Robbins Park


For more information or to register for these adult lessons, contact Lori LittlePlease email Lori to let her know that you plan to attend any of these sessions. 
 Clinic times (choose one or more!):
  • Adult Beginner/Intermediate Clinics - ROBBINS PARK     9 - 10 a.m., Monday mornings
  • Adult Beginner/Intermediate Clinics - JETTON PARK       6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Tuesday evenings
Dates: Weekly
Cost: $15 per clinic, no pre-registration required, but please notify Lori if you plan to attend.