Junior Programs

2017 Registration

New for 2017 we are please to announce we are moving to an online registration system! Registration for All Stars and Mini All Stars will be available after the tryout period. Registration for the Little Aces Recreational League is available online.

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Mini All Stars

A tryout based program for the top junior all stars at St. James ages 5-7. Through fun and game based activities we will learn the fundamentals of footwork and movement on the tennis court, setting up and recovering, forehand and backhand technique, and serve technique. In tryouts, coaches will be looking for players with natural athletic ability, the desire to play tennis, and the ability to stay focused. This program is aimed to feed in to the TDC program at Carleton Tennis Centre over the fall and winter.

Each session is eight weeks long with one session per week on Saturday morning from 8:00 am - 9:00 am (two weeks of tryouts).

  • Session 1: May 13 - July 1, Saturdays 8:00 - 9:00
  • Session 2 (re-evaluation): July 8 - August 26, Saturdays 8:00 - 9:00

Cost: $120 + HST (per session)
10 players per session

Coaches: Alex Harea and Joann Homza

All Stars

A tryout based program for the top juniors at St. James ages 8-12. Through a combination of technical training and game based exercises juniors will learn how to use effective footwork and movement at a high performance level, as well as the proper technique for each stroke needed to take them in to the world of competitive tennis. In the tryout phase coaches will be looking for natural athletes, solid technical base, w strong work ethic, and an ability to focus on a task for long periods of time. There will be a high standard for work ethic, focus, and discipline in this group. The aim of this program is to be a feeder in to the TDC program at Carleton Tennis Centre this Fall and Winter. 

Each session is eight weeks long with one, two hour session per week on Saturdays from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (two weeks of tryouts).

  • Session 1: May 13 - July 1, Saturdays 12:00 - 2:00
  • Session 2 (re-evaluation): July 8 - August 26, Saturdays 12:00 - 2:00

Cost: $240 + HST (per session)
6-8 players per session

Coaches: Alex Harea and Joann Homza

Little Aces Recreational League

The goal of Little Aces Minor League Tennis is to provide Progressive Tennis learning methods in a play-based setting to ensure young players learn and play more quickly. Initiated by Tennis Canada and Ottawa Little Aces, the St. James league is an exciting community tennis program that provides participants with the opportunity to practice and play with a focus on skill development through match play.

The Minor League promotes a game-based approach to stimulate and maintain both excitement and enjoyment for participants. The league is geared to players aged 6-13, who will be divided by age and ability level by our coaches. (Red court, Orange/Green court)

There is only one eight week long session, 1.5 hours a week  on Saturday mornings. from 9:00 am - 10:30 am (16-24 red court players) and 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (8 green, 8 orange)

  • Session 1a (red court): July 8 - August 26, Saturdays 9:00 - 10:30
  • Session 1b (orange/green court): July 8 - August 26, Saturdays 10:30 - 12:00

Cost: $96 + HST (per session)

Coaches: Alex Harea, Francisco Alvarez, and Joann Homza

 

If you have any questions regarding any of the above information, please email glebestjamestennis@gmail.com

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