JUNIOR BEGINNER PROGRAMS
Pee Wee Classes (Ages 4-8)
Great fun for the little ones to get started with tennis.
Junior Strokes (Beginners, Ages 8-18)
Weekly instruction for juniors that are just beginning to enjoy tennis.
JUNIOR INTERMEDIATE PROGRAMS
Enjoy Tennis Everyday
It's like tennis camp every weekday!
Everyday (TED) is great for kids that "love" tennis and want to play
often. Kids receive instruction, strategy, drills and supervised play
by Gates' excellent staff of pros. TED is for kids that are already
either intermediate or advanced players. The program is for 11-18 year
olds. Each season of TED concludes with the an end of the season tournament.
Enjoy "Under 10" Tennis Everyday All Year Long
It's like tennis camp every weekday!
"Under 10" Tennis Everyday (TED) is great for kids who are 8-10 years old and started to catch the tennis bug. Kids receive instruction, strategy, drills and supervised play by Gates' excellent staff of pros. "Under 10" TED is designed for advanced beginners to intermediates. Special Under 10 divisions will be offered in the tournament.
JUNIOR ADVANCED PROGRAMS
High Performance Program for top-ranked juniors. Topics will cover run the gambit of areas need for high level development, including conditioning, nutrition, tactics, strategies, match preparation, tournament preparation, working toward a college athletic scholarship, and more. Focus on being your best! Developing into an elite athlete is hard work; it takes many court hours, playing and conditioning in the right way. But, it doesn't mean it can't be fun. We will always have a positive and enthusiastic environment. Please call or email Libby for details.
TOURNAMENT &TEAM TENNIS
Enjoy our end-of-season in house tournaments, as well as, the USTA-sanctioned Colorado State Open Junior Divisions.
Spring Fling Tournament - May 2015
Summer Slam Tournament - August 2015
Gates Goblin Tournament - October 2015
Junior Team Tennis
Join a competitive tennis team hosted by Gates Tennis Center. Junior Team Tennis is a USTA-sanctioned program that brings kids of all levels of tennis experience together to have fun and get experience in singles and doubles match play. Teams will play other local clubs in the Denver Metro area with matches being played on Monday mornings throughout the summer. Practices will be weekday evenings in the spring and early afternoons during the summer. Please attend one of our Viewing Days on Saturday, April 11 or 25 from 5:00pm-6:00pm to ensure that your child will be placed on a team with players of equal ability. For more information, contact JTT coordinator Libby Geelan.
Sunday Evening Junior Matchplay Pizza Parties
Juniors register for a night of competition, game play and pizza-eating fun! Every player is guaranteed one match followed by pizza and a game court run by one of our excellent teaching staff. A great way for kids from all over the Denver Metro to meet each other and participate in some friendly competition all season long.
Colorado State Open Junior & Family Divisions
The fastest growing tournament at the Gates Tennis Center is not the Colorado State Open, but the Colorado State Open Junior and Family Divisions! As is the Gates way, this not just a tournament, but an event. This event is held between July 28th – August 3rd and is the only tournament in Colorado that includes junior divisions for all ages and levels, a family division that includes grandparents playing grandchildren, siblings playing with each other and more, a player party which includes music, food, drinks, prizes, ping-pong, tennis and other fun surprises, a junior player lounge featuring root beer floats, and a lot more great perks. Plus the entry fee can be as little as $10. For more information about how to register for $10, please call the front desk at 303-355-4461. To n register at the regular price, click below for the appropriate division for you:
Junior Futures Division: Great for kids new to playing tournaments.
Junior Challenger Division: Kids playing USTA tournaments, but not quite at the Championship level yet.
Junior Championship Division: If you’re playing in this division, you know who you are.
Family Divisions: By registering here, you are registering for a sanctioned tournament that includes Mother/Daughter, Mother/Son, Father/Daughter, Father/Son, but we are also offering divisions that include all sorts of family combinations!
For more information on any of the divisions, please contact the front desk and a staff member will be happy to help you!