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DGSRC and US Tennis Association (USTA) Tennis Program

DGSRC will continue to follow the USTA's Youth Tennis Program. The program takes a new approach to teaching kids how to play tennis and suiting the curriculum (courts, balls, etc.) to the students' ability level leading to a more entertaining experience. For more information see blow or visit the USTA website.

Classes should be selected based in skill level.  Age groups are provided for general guidance.  If you need help selecting a level, please contact DGSRC.

Class Level Descriptions:

RED Ball:

Tennis for the beginner; Red Ball classes use a slower ball and a smaller court (36'). Enables planers to rally and develop skills sooner than standard equipment. Recommended racquet is 23" and below.   (Ages ~ 5-7)


Uses a faster ball and 60' court; focus on technique (forehand, backhand, volleys) and tactics. Recommended racquet is 25" and below.   (Ages ~ 8-9)


Uses a faster ball and full size court (78'); focus on improving strokes with direction and pace. Recommended racquet is 25"-27" and below.   (Ages ~ 10-12)


Standard tennis ball; emphasis on consistency of strokes, control, and placement of shots. Beginning of some competitive play; players will work on singles and doubles strategy. (Ages 10+ with previous tennis experience per description above)

DGSRC also offers an Orange and Green ball class which combines the two levels.  The goal of this class is to help bridge the gap between the levels + provide some scheduling flexibility.

Please ensure to sign up for the appropriate level based on age/skill.  Participants signed up for too high of a level may be asked to move down in order to maintain the level of play for others.

Have a tennis player looking to take their game to the next level and play some competitive matches? Check out the DGSRC Tennis Team dropdown.


Weekly Session Dates - 2021 Schedule


Nine Weeks of youth tennis lessons are available for the 2021 Season and available for sign-up on a weekly basis. All classes will be taught or supervised by our head pro with a small student-to-pro ratio to optimize individual instruction.

Registration Process:  Base on membership feedback, the DGSRC has launched a self-service portal for all activities at the Club including tennis registration.  If you have not registered for the portal yet, please click here for more information.  If you have registered through the portal and ready to sign up for lessons, just click here to start the registration process!

Session Weeks:

  1. June 14-18
  2. June 21-25
  3. June 28 - July 2
  4. July 12-16
  5. July 19-23
  6. July 26-30
  7. August 2-6
  8. August 9-13
  9. August 16-20

Lesson Make-Up Policy:

DGSRC utilizes the RainedOut system for notification of class cancellations - If the weather takes a turn for the worse on your scheduled lesson day (rain, thunderstorms, or other conditions that make playing dangerous and/or leave the courts wet), you will receive a text message letting you know that class has been cancelled.  Information on how to sign-up for RainedOut will be provided on the first day of lessons + posted on the court bulletin board.

If lessons are cancelled due to weather, please assume that the class will be made-up on Friday of the same week.


RED Ball:  9:15 - 10:00AM (min 4/max 12) and

  • Mondays/Wednesdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Monday - Thursday (4 Days) - $62

ORANGE Ball:  10:00-11:00AM (min 4/max 12)

  • Mondays/Wednesdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Monday - Thursday (4 Days) - $62

ORANGE and GREEN Ball:  11:00-12:00PM (min 4/max 12)

  • Mondays/Wednesdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Monday - Thursday (4 Days) - $62


GREEN Ball1:00-2:00PM (min 4/max 12)

  • Mondays/Wednesdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Monday - Thursday (4 Days) - $62

INTERMEDIATE1:00-2:00PM (min 4/max 12)

  • Mondays/Wednesdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays (2 Days) - $36
  • Monday - Thursday (4 Days) - $62


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