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Tennis

Wildcat Tennis Camp

Lessons are taught at Cedar Pointe Park located on Lake Waconia near Bayview Elementary School. Individuals are able to register for up to three sessions of tennis camp this summer. Participants should bring their own
age appropriate tennis racket and water bottle with them each day. If weather does not permit, the back-up location will be the Bayview Elementary School Gym – Enter thru the North Doors near the castle playground. Please note, we are NOT able to cancel/transfer or refund without 6 business days notice.
 
June 10, 11, 12 & 13
S-252: Age 4-K (2019-2020) 10:30am-11:00am
S-253: Girls 1-4 (2019-2020) 11:00am-12:00pm
S-254: Boys 1-4 (2019-2020) 12:30pm-1:30pm
S-255: Girls 5-8 (2019-2020) 1:30pm-2:30pm
S-256: Boys 5-8 (2019-2020) 2:30pm-3:30pm
 
June 24, 25, 26 & 27
S-257: Age 4-K (2019-2020) 10:30am-11:00am
S-258: Girls 1-4 (2019-2020) 11:00am-12:00pm
S-259: Boys 1-4 (2019-2020) 12:30pm-1:30pm
S-260: Girls 5-8 (2019-2020) 1:30pm-2:30pm
S-261: Boys 5-8 (2019-2020) 2:30pm-3:30pm
 
July 15, 16, 17 & 18
S-262: Age 4-K (2019-2020) 10:30am-11:00am
S-263: Girls 1-4 (2019-2020) 11:00am-12:00pm
S-264: Boys 1-4 (2019-2020) 12:30pm-1:30pm
S-265: Girls 5-8 (2019-2020) 1:30pm-2:30pm
S-266: Boys 5-8 (2019-2020) 2:30pm-3:30pm
 
July 22, 23, 24 & 25
S-267: Age 4-K (2019-2020) 10:30am-11:00am
S-268: Girls 1-4 (2019-2020) 11:00am-12:00pm
S-269: Boys 1-4 (2019-2020) 12:30pm-1:30pm
S-270: Girls 5-8 (2019-2020) 1:30pm-2:30pm
S-271: Boys 5-8 (2019-2020) 2:30pm-3:30pm
 
Jeff Bessire
Cedar Pointe Park by Lake Waconia (near Bayview School)
Age 4-K (2019-2020 ) Fee: $30
1st-8th Grade (2019-2020) Fee: $40
Minimum: 6 /Maximum: 12 (Maximum for 4-K: 10)
Register By: Two weeks prior to camp start date (may fill prior! Please be sure of the session you register for as there are no refund/credits/tranfers without 6 business
days notice.

Carlson Tennis

This is for our 11 & under kids. Our goal is development, fun, & success. Every Friday afternoon we have an optional Match Play Day. We use low compression balls, smaller rackets, and shorter courts to get the kids playing right away. All classes will be held at the Victoria/Holy Family Tennis Center. For questions on placement into each level, contact Dan Carlson at 612.875.5507 or dan@carlsontennis.com. Register online at www.waconiacommunityed.org
 
Rain make ups will be on the Friday of the same week if indoor
back up is not available. Session Dates – Each session is 2 weeks
and runs on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (except session 2)

Tennis Little Stars Ages 4-6

This class is for our youngest players. We emphasize agility, balance, and coordination. These kids are in the Pre-Rally Stage of their development. We will focus on developing the skills that will get them to the rally stage. At the end of each session we will have a Skills Festival where the kids will compete as teams on their skills. FUN and SUCCESS is our goal!
 
9:00am-9:45am
S-272: June 11-13 & 18-20 (T-TH)
S-273: June 24-28 & July 1 (M-F, M)
S-274: July 9-11 & 16-18 (T-TH)
S-275: July 30-August 1 & August 6-8 (T-TH)
Fee: $75

Tennis Rising Stars Ages 7-8

This class is about control and is the first Rally Stage. These kids will play rally games by the 2nd lesson and the final day will be full of games and competitions. We split this group up by ability so that everyone can learn at their correct pace. The kids will enjoy playing games and rallying the
ball back and forth while working on technique and tactics.
 
9:45am 10:45am
S-276: June 11-13 & 18-20 (T-TH)
S-277: June 24-28 & July 1 (M-F, M)
S-278: July 9-11 & 16-18 (T-TH)
S-279: July 30-August 1 & August 6-8 (T-TH)
Fee: $89

Tennis Future Stars Ages 9-11

This group will be rallying from the beginning. We split this group into levels based on ability; however everyone will be rallying from the first day. Our emphasis for these kids is to get them to play and understand the fundamentals of the forehand and backhand groundstrokes,
volleys, and serve. Point play is introduced in the 2nd week so the kids will be ready for our weekly Match Play.
 
10:45am-11:45am
S-280: June 11-13 & 18-20 (T-TH)
S-281: June 24-28 & July 1 (M-F, M)
S-282: July 9-11 & 16-18 (T-TH)
S-283: July 30-August 1 & August 6-8 (T-TH)
Fee: $89

Carlson Tennis Competitive Program

The Competitive Program is the next step after our Stars Program. While our Stars Program introduces tennis the Competitive Program focuses on match play, tactics, and technique. Most kids advancing into this program consider
themselves tennis players and tennis as one of their sports. Classes will be held at the Victoria/Holy Family Tennis Courts. Class descriptions are available at www.carlsontennis.com. Please contact Dan Carlson at 612.875.5507 or dan@carlsontennis.com for placement questions. Register
online at www.waconiacommunityed.org

Carlson Tennis Competitive Program

Competitive 3 & 4 Tennis
Ages 12-15 (Middle School - Freshman)
S-284: June 10 – June 26
S-285: July 8 – July 24
S-286: July 29 – Aug 14
Mon/Wed from 1:00pm-2:30pm
 
Competitive 5 & 6 Tennis
Ages 8-12 (Orange Ball & Green Dot)
S-287: June 10 – June 27
S-288: July 8 – July 25
S-289: July 29 – Aug 15
Tue/Thur 2:30pm-4:00pm
Fee: $150

Carlson Weekly Tennis Match Play

We will have weekly match play on Fridays for all levels. Sign ups will be through www.carlsontennis.com. We will run red ball matches, orange ball matches, and regular court matches for all ages. We will provide instruction and strategy critiques during play. Matches with other teams will be scheduled as well.

Carlson Free Tennis Play Day

Sunday, May 5 – Holy Family High School – Victoria, MN
Ages 4-8
2:00pm-3:00pm
 
Ages 9-11
3:00pm-4:00pm
 
Give tennis a try or if you already play, come out for fun and games! The event is Free, Fun, and promotes a sport of a lifetime. We will introduce some tennis basics and get the kids playing games. Wear athletic clothes and bring water. Rackets are available if needed.