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Registration for GVRC’s new Junior Progression Program first session is open. To register for a clinic, please contact Sandy Whiteside at: sandywhitesidegvrc@yahoo.com

The Junior Progression Program follows the USTA guidelines for ages 5-18. Our junior clinics are play-based instruction using age appropriate tennis balls, racquets, and court size. Players progress through red, orange, green, and yellow balls as they learn technical and competitive skills. (See descriptions below.)

We will have four sessions for each skill level below starting in September 2019.

Clinic fees this 2019-2020 season will $25/hour and $35/hour and a half. 

Red Ball 1
Age 5-8, beginner, introduction to tennis.
Balls bounce lower and slower making it easy to learn and have fun.
36 foot court. (1/4 the size of full court). 19-21″ racquet.
Sunday 11-12:00. 
1st Session: Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 (6 weeks) No clinic Dec. 1
3rd Session: Jan. 5 – Feb. 16 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 23 – Apr. 5 (8 weeks)

Red Ball 2
Age 5-8, beginner, has some experience with red ball.
Will learn to rally, serve, and score using smaller court and mini nets.
36 foot court. 19-21″ racquet.
Saturday 12-1:00.
1st Session: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 2 – Dec. 14 (6 Weeks) No clinic Nov. 30
3rd Session: Jan. 4 – Feb. 15 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 22 – Apr. 4 (7 weeks)
Sunday 12-1:00.
1st Session: Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 (6 weeks) No clinic Dec. 1
3rd Session: Jan. 5 – Feb. 16 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 23 – Apr. 5 (8 weeks)

Orange Ball 1
Age 8-10, advanced beginner, progressed through Red Ball clinics.
Start developing athletic, technical, and competitive skills.
Balls are the same size as yellow ball but bounce 50% less.
60 foot court (slightly smaller than full court). 23-25″ racquet.
Saturday 1-2:00.
1st Session: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 2 – Dec. 14 (6 Weeks) No clinic Nov. 30
3rd Session: Jan. 4 – Feb. 15 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 22 – Apr. 4 (7 weeks)
Sunday 1-2:00, Sunday 2-3:00.
1st Session: Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 (6 weeks) No clinic Dec. 1
3rd Session: Jan. 5 – Feb. 16 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 23 – Apr. 5 (8 weeks)

Orange Ball 2
Age 8-10, intermediate, has progressed through Orange Ball 1.
Players use their developed strokes and movement to learn competitive tactics and strategies.
Saturday 1-2:00.
1st Session: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 2 – Dec. 14 (6 Weeks) No clinic Nov. 30
3rd Session: Jan. 4 – Feb. 15 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 22 – Apr. 4 (7 weeks)
Sunday 1-2:00.
1st Session: Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 (6 weeks) No clinic Dec. 1
3rd Session: Jan. 5 – Feb. 16 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 23 – Apr. 5 (8 weeks)

Green Ball 1
Age 10-12, beginner/advanced beginner, may be new to our JPP.
Game-based introduction to tennis skills, strokes, and movement.
Balls are the same size as yellow ball with a slightly reduced bounce to help players transition to a full 78′ court.
26-27″ racquet.
Saturday 3-4:00.
1st Session: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 2 – Dec. 14 (6 Weeks) No clinic Nov. 30
3rd Session: Jan. 4 – Feb. 15 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 22 – Apr. 4 (7 weeks)
Monday 4:30-6.
1st Session: Sept. 16 – Oct. 28 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 4 – Dec. 16 (7 weeks)
3rd Session: Jan. 6 – Feb. 17 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 24 – Apr. 13 (8 weeks)

Green Ball 2
Age 10-12, intermediate/advanced, has progressed through our JPP.
Players use their developed strokes and movement to learn competitive tactics and strategies.
Saturday 2-3:00.
1st Session: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 2 – Dec. 14 (6 Weeks) No clinic Nov. 30
3rd Session: Jan. 4 – Feb. 15 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 22 – Apr. 4 (7 weeks)
Sunday 2-3:00.
1st Session: Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 (6 weeks) No clinic Dec. 1
3rd Session: Jan. 5 – Feb. 16 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 23 – Apr. 5 (8 weeks)

Yellow Ball 1
Age 13-18, beginner/advanced beginner, may be new to our JPP.
Game-based introduction to tennis skills, strokes, and movement for middle and high school students.
78′ court. 27″ racquet.
Saturday 4-5:00.
1st Session: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 2 – Dec. 14 (6 Weeks) No clinic Nov. 30
3rd Session: Jan. 4 – Feb. 15 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 22 – Apr. 4 (7 weeks)
Wednesday 3:30-5.
1st Session: Sept. 18 – Oct. 30 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 6 – Dec. 18 (7 weeks)
3rd Session: Jan. 8 – Feb. 29 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 26 – Apr. 15 (8 weeks)

Yellow Ball 2
Age 13-18, intermediate/advanced.
Middle and high school players work on mechanics, movement, tactics, and strategy in singles and doubles play.
Sunday 3-4:30.
1st Session: Sept. 15 – Oct. 27 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 (6 weeks) No clinic Dec. 1
3rd Session: Jan. 5 – Feb. 16 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 23 – Apr. 5 (8 weeks)
Tuesday 3:30-5.
1st Session: Sept. 17 – Oct. 29 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 5 – Dec. 17 (7 weeks)
3rd Session: Jan. 7 – Feb. 18 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 25 – Apr. 14 (8 weeks)
Wednesday 3:30-5.
1st Session: Sept. 18 – Oct. 30 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 6 – Dec. 18 (7 weeks)
3rd Session: Jan. 8 – Feb. 29 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 26 – Apr. 15 (8 weeks)

Yellow Ball 3
Age 13-18, advanced/tournament players.
High school team players dedicated to improving skills needed to play at the varsity high school level.
Monday 4:30-6.
1st Session: Sept. 16 – Oct. 28 (7 weeks)
2nd Session: Nov. 4 – Dec. 16 (7 weeks)
3rd Session: Jan. 6 – Feb. 17 (7 weeks)
4th Session: Feb. 24 – Apr. 13 (8 weeks)

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