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2017 Summer Junior Tennis Program – Registration now open

Enrol your child now in our Summer Junior Tennis Program for fun, fitness and fresh air. The NWTC Junior Program provides young players, ages 4 to 18, with the opportunity to learn the game of tennis in a fun and friendly environment. Based on age and ability, fun drills and games are used to learn fundamentals and/or continue to develop existing skills. The camp is directed by our Club Pro, Shelley Roxburgh.

Our program runs Monday to Friday for 4 weeks (except the final week), from Monday, July 3rd to Thursday, July 27th.


Beginner (4-9 years)


8:30 am – 9:30 am

Player is new/relatively new to the game.  No prior skills needed.  Focus is on learning fundamentals.

Beginner (10 and up)


9:40 am – 10:40 am

Player is new/relatively new to the game.  No prior skills needed.  Focus is on learning fundamentals.




10:50 am – 11:50 am

Player knows the basics and fundamentals of stroke techniques (ground strokes, volleys & serve). Can rally 3-5 balls on forehand and backhand. Can place a serve in the correct box.




12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Player can keep a controlled rally of 10 balls back and forth with direction on both sides. Has an understanding of singles and doubles strategy. Can place a serve with relative consistency. Knows the scoring system.

Students will be evaluated on-court by the coaches and placed in groups according to their age and ability.  Times and categories are subject to change and are dependent on registration numbers.  We recommend early registration as class sizes are limited.

PROGRAM FEES                             

Program cost is $160 per child (NWTC member rate $140 per child), and includes a t-shirt, prizes, a singles and a doubles tournament, and a windup BBQ.

***Register by May 28th and receive a $25 discount***

FIRST COME FIRST SERVED so mail in registration early!!

 Click here to download a copy of the Summer Junior Program Registration Form.  You can mail your form and cheque (not cash) to the address indicated on the form, or register in-person at the clubhouse on Sunday, May 28th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. (Cheques and cash only, no credit cards). Spaces are limited, so don't wait until the last day!

In the event that you need to withdraw from the program, a full refund will be given if cancellation notice is received prior to June 25th.  No refunds or cancellations thereafter.

If you have any questions regarding the NWTC Summer Junior Program email us at junior_This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact:

Deborah Pettigrew (Junior Director) – 604-522-6022 (Club phone for messages only)


Shelley Roxburgh (Club Pro) – 604-782-5024                  


In addition to the Summer Junior Program, our club encourages junior membership. To that end, the club has made some bylaw changes to make it more affordable than ever for juniors to join. This is of particular interest to those juniors of non-playing

Under these bylaw changes, the initiation fee ($150) for the junior member is waived. Juniors can join with an annual fee of $95, and their parents need only join with a nonplaying membership fee of $60. Juniors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian while at the club and may play during non-primetime hours (prime time hours are designated as weekdays after 5 pm and weekends after 12 noon, or as otherwise indicated by social and competition events shown in the calendar).

In special cases, some juniors (who have been assessed by the club pro/and or executive members to be of the right age, maturity, and playing ability) may merit “Intermediate” status allowing them to play with adults during prime-time hours. “Intermediate” juniors will have regular member access.

We want to promote tennis as a sport for life. Introducing the youth of our community to our tennis club will provide them the opportunity to meet friends, and learn a sport that is as much social as it is physical.


For more information about our junior membership, please visit our website at www.nwtennis/about/membership.




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