Tennis

Two Har-Tru and two hard surface courts are yours for play throughout the season, beginning in April and continuing through October.

The club championship is a mid-summer single-elimination tournament in mixed doubles, men’s and women’s singles and doubles, culminating with finals over Labor Day weekend.

JayBrennanJay Brennan is our tennis professional. Men’s and women’s tennis coach at University of the Sciences, Jay adds plenty of experience and a passion for the game to Rose Valley’s program.

Jay is also a highly knowledgeable equipment consultant and stringing technician.

Jay runs adult and junior programs and coaches a junior team which competes in the Suburban Philadelphia Jr. Tennis League during June and July. Individual lessons are available for players of all ages and any skill level.

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Meet our Tennis Staff.

Joe Kaneda has played for Rose Valley for five years and was a four-year varsity player at Penncrest, playing #1 singles his senior year. He just finished up his second season playing for Randolph College.

Bill Bentley returns to Rose Valley for a second season. Bill was raised in Burlington, Connecticut where he finished up his high school tennis career with a 17 and 0 senior season at #2 singles. He played two years of varsity tennis at University of the Sciences.

Kristina McGee learned to play at Rose Valley. This is her seventh summer and her first as a coach. Kristina plays Varsity Tennis at Strath Haven.

JR DEVELOPMENTAL CLINIC

Six weeks; Mon. & Thurs., 5:30 – 6:15 or Tues. & Wed., 4:45-5:30

Introduce your kids to the game. Children will be organized by ability. The focus is on proper form and technique through instruction, fun drills and match play.

Non-member juniors are welcome to register for Developmental Clinics.

JR COMPETITIVE TEAM

Six weeks plus possible post-season playoffs; Monday through Thursday, 12:00 – 3:00 plus Friday Round Robin, 12:00 – 2:00

Boys and Girls teams compete in the Philadelphia Suburban Jr. Tennis League.

Players must be able to serve, call lines, and keep score. High intensity drills will reinforce fundamentals and improve match play. Contact our Pro if you’re unsure of your child’s level.

Practice times vary according to match schedules.

All team members are invited to our very popular weekly Round Robin. The format helps level the playing field and the winner gets to sign the flamingo!

Non-member juniors are welcome to register for the Team and, participants ages 10 and up are welcome to stay for a swim after tennis, or come early for a dip. Play tennis, go for a swim…stay the day! A $150 value, included at no additional cost!

 

SMALL GROUP & PRIVATE LESSONS

Private and semi-private lessons are available for adults and juniors of all skill levels.

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INTENSITY CLINIC

Hit lots of balls, have lots of fun! For intermediate to advanced adults and competitive juniors (Grade 9&U) – work on form, consistency, and strategy to improve your game and level of play.

Thursday evenings, 6:30 until 7:30

Non-members are welcome to register.

 

ADULT CLINIC

Open to adult and competitive junior players (juniors under 15 need approval of the Pro).

Work on form, consistency, and strategy to improve your game and level of play. Hit lots of balls for a fast-paced workout.

Monday evenings, 6:30 until 7:30.

Free for Members. Members may bring guests ($20, includes guest fee).

 

ADULT ADVANCED CLINIC

Open to adult and competitive junior players (juniors under 15 need approval of the Pro).

New this season. Come out to learn or reinforce your advanced tennis skills. Work on mastering groundstroke depth, pounding poaches, angled volleys and overheads.

Wednesday evenings, 5:30 until 7:00.

Drop In: $20 members/$30 non members (includes guest fee).

 

OPEN TENNIS  2x/Week + More Players = More Fun! Tuesday Night Tennis has been a Rose Valley tradition since the 1960s! Starts at 5:30 all summer long. Saturday Morning Tennis starts at 8:30. Both run all summer long. Latecomers are worked in. Non-members are welcome as guest of a member (guest fee). No registration required.

 

DROP-IN TENNIS Saturdays, 8:30 am, Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:30 pm, Friday, 3:00 – 8:30 pm. For adults and competitive juniors. Non-members are welcome as guests of a member (guest fee)

 

PICKLE BALL Join in the fun!

The fun sport with the funny name! Show up ready for a good time. Pickleball combines elements of badminton, tennis, and ping pong. To learn more, visit www.usapa.org.

 

WOMEN’S USTA 2.5 TEAM | MEN’S INTERCLUB TEAM For competitive adult players. Men’s matches are Saturday mornings at 8:30. Women’s Matches are Tuesday mornings at 9:30. Begins mid-April. Email for more information.

 

WOMEN’S and MEN’S LADDERS Free and exclusive to members! Compete in summer-long singles. Begins June 1st. Email for information.

 

ANNUAL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Mid-summer single-elimination tournament in mixed doubles, men’s and women’s singles and doubles, culminating with finals over Labor Day weekend. Free and exclusive to members! REGISTER now and get a free tourney shirt.

Non-member kids are always welcome to take part in Rose Valley’s tennis programs!

Click on a button at right to download a registration form.

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