Junior First Fall Session 2023

Eve Kraft Tennis Center: 92 Washington Road, Princeton, NJ 08550

 

Junior First Fall Session

September 11th -October 29th

 

  1. 7-week session 
  2. Register by using your online account or call (609) 520-0015
  3. Annual Pass Holders receive 10% discount
  4. Classes will be held at the Eve Kraft Indoor Tennis Center
  5. Please email if you have a special request for a private group lesson, other than sessions listed below, email – Gina Pileggi –  gina@ptp.org
  6. $25 withdrawal fee will be administered if player withdraws once a class begins
  7. One credit per session only for illness or injury with a doctor’s note provided 

 

THE PRINCETON TENNIS PROGRAM 

JUNIOR PROGRAMS

 

The Princeton Tennis Program 12 and Under Program is modeled after the United States Tennis Associations (USTA) guidelines for developing players 5 to 12 years old. USTA 12 and under tennis allows children to learn, compete on courts and with equipment appropriate to their stage of development. The focus is game based, and the environment facilities the child’s ability to rally and compete at an early age.

 

RED BALL 1: 5 & 6 YEARS OLD

This class is an introductory class that focuses on athletic skills and basic stroke development. FUN is a key element in this class. Students will be introduced to groundstrokes and volleys in an encouraging environment.

 

Red Ball 1 Class Offerings

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Monday

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

$145

Sept 11

Oct 23

Wednesday

5:00 pm – 5:45 pm

$145

Sept 13

Oct 25

Thursday

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

$145

Sept 14

Oct 26

Friday

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

$145

Sept 15

Oct 27

Saturday

9:00 am – 9:45 am

$145

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

9:00 am – 9:45 am

$145

Sept 17

Oct 29

RED BALL 2: 6 & 8 YEARS OLD

This class will continue to reinforce proper stroke mechanics. Students will begin to rally with their groundstrokes. Children in this class will learn basics for the serve and volley. The environment will be fun, relaxed, and encouraging, facilitating the child’s ability to develop technical and game skills for tennis.

 

Red Ball 2 Class Offerings

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Tuesday

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

$145

Sept 12

Oct 24

Wednesday

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

$145

Sept 13

Oct 25

Thursday

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

$145

Sept 14

Oct 26

Saturday

10:00 am – 10:45 am

$145

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

10:00 am – 10:45 am

$145

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

ORANGE BALL 1 SKILL BUILDER: 7 – 10 YEARS OLD

This class will continue to focus on proper technique including appropriate grip changes. Students will continue to improve their rallying skills while developing an understanding of the service return, approach shot to volley transition and overhead. The environment will be fun and encouraging, facilitating the student’s ability to develop technical and game skills for tennis.

 

Orange Ball 1 Class Offerings

 

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Monday

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

$190

Sept 11

Oct 23

Tuesday

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

$190

Sept 12

Oct 24

Wednesday

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

$190

Sept 13

Oct 25

Thursday

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

$190

Sept 14

Oct 26

Friday

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

$190

Sept 15

Oct 27

Saturday

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

$190

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

$190

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

 

ORANGE BALL 2 CONNECTORS:  7 – 10 YEARS OLD

This class is designed for orange ball players able to successfully rally and serve. These students will learn how to compete against each other on the singles and doubles court. Technical parameters will be reinforced. The environment will be positive and active, facilitating the development of new competitive skills and reinforcement of existing skills.

 

Orange Ball 2 Class Offerings

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Monday

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

$270

Sept 11

Oct 23

Tuesday

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

$270

Sept 12

Oct 24

Wednesday

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

$270

Sept 13

Oct 25

Saturday

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

$270

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

$270

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

 

GREEN BALL 1 SKILL BUILDER: 9 – 12 YEARS OLD

This class is designed for the 10 to 12-year-old student new to the game of tennis. This class with be taught on the regulation court with a green dot ball. The focus for this class will be on building technique for groundstrokes, volleys and serves. The environment will be fun and encouraging, facilitating the student’s ability to develop technical and game skills for tennis.

 

Green Ball 1 Class Offerings

 

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Monday

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

$190

Sept 11

Oct 23

Wednesday

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

$190

Sept 13

Oct 25

Thursday

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

$190

Sept 14

Oct 26

Friday

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

$190

Sept 15

Oct 27

Saturday

10:00 am – 11:00 am

$190

Sept 16

Oct 28

Saturday

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

$190

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

$190

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

 

GREEN BALL 2 CONNECTORS: 9 – 12 YEARS OLD

This class is designed for green dot players able to successfully rally and serve. Technical and tactical parameters will be reinforced. Students will improve their ability to produce racquet head speed and spin on their groundstrokes and serve. Players will become more self- reliant in their tactical decision-making skills. They will begin to understand winning and losing. The environment will be positive, active, and conducive to reinforcing new and existing skills.

 

Green Ball 2 Class Offerings

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Monday

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

$270

Sept 11

Oct 23

Tuesday

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

$270

Sept 12

Oct 24

Wednesday

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

$270

Sept 13

Oct 25

Thursday

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

$270

Sept 14

Oct 26

Saturday

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

$270

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

$270

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

 

GREEN/YELLOW TEEN: 13 YEARS AND OLDER

This class is designed for 13 and older teenager new to the game of tennis. The focus will be on technique for groundstrokes, volleys and serves. Both green dot and yellow balls will be used to benefit the student’s development.

 

Green/Yellow Teen Class Offerings

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Tuesday

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

$190

Sept 12

Oct 24

Thursday

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

$270

Sept 14

Oct 26

Friday

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

$270

Sept 15

Oct 27

Saturday

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

$270

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

$190

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

YELLOW 2 CONNECTORS: 11 YEARS AND OLDER

The emphasis in this class will be rallying and serving from the baseline. Technical and tactical parameters will be reinforced. Players will become more self- reliant in their tactical decision-making skills. The environment will be positive, active, and conducive to reinforcing new and existing skills.

 

Yellow Ball 2 Class Offerings

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Tuesday

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

$270

Sept 12

Oct 24

Wednesday

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

$270

Sept 13

Oct 25

Thursday

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

$270

Sept 14

Oct 26

Friday

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

$270

Sept 15

Oct 27

Saturday

10:00 am – 11:30 am

$270

Sept 16

Oct 28

Sunday

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

$270

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

PERFORMERS- ORANGE, GREEN, AND YELLOW

This class is designed for students who are match ready. These students can serve, rally, keep score and have been rated eligible or need to try out. Footwork, strategy, consistency, and full court match play will be evaluated.

 

Performers Class Offerings

 

DAY

CLASS

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Tuesday

Green Ball Performers

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

$270

Sept 12

Oct 24

Tuesday

Yellow Ball Performers

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

$270

Sept 12

Oct 24

Thursday

Green Ball Performers

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

$270

Sept 14

Oct 26

Thursday

Yellow Ball Performers

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

$270

Sept 14

Oct 26

Friday

Green Ball Performers

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

$270

Sept 15

Oct 27

Friday

Yellow Ball Performers

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

$270

Sept 15

Oct 27

Saturday

Yellow Ball Performers

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

$270

Sept 15

Oct 28

Saturday

Green Ball Performers

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

$270

Sept 15

Oct 28

 

HIGH SCHOOL TRAINING

This class is geared towards students who play for their high school team, as well as participate in tournaments. Students in this class have strong technique, hit medium to fast paced shots, and play with consistency, placement, and depth. The player must have a working knowledge of all spins and proper grips. Strong movement and well-developed footwork are necessary skills for this level. This class aims to develop players through various match situations by emphasizing different tactics and playing with variety.

 

High School Training Class Offerings

 

DAY

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Wednesday

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

$270

Sept 13

Oct 25

Thursday

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

$270

Sept 14

Oct 26

Sunday

9:00 am – 11:00 am

$425

Sept 17

Oct 29

 

Other Class Offerings

DAY

CLASS

TIME

PRICE

BEGINS

ENDS

Saturday

Autism

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Free

Sept 16

Oct 28

 

Eve Kraft Community Tennis Center , 92 Washington Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550