Lessons and Clinics


Group Lesson Information

2020 Registration

Members can sign up online for Memberships as well as Lessons and Clinics or our supervisors can help you register online at the clubhouse once it is open. Please note that you must be a member of the club in order to take lessons.

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Please note program registration is non-refundable after the commencement of the first lesson or clinic.

Beginner or "Rusty" lessons

Using a game-based approach, we will explore the different strokes in tennis, develop the footwork necessary to efficiently move around the court, learn proper set-up and recovery, and expand your understanding of fundamental singles and doubles tactics.

Each session is three weeks long with two lessons per week every Monday and Thursday from either 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm or 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Session 1a: May 4 - 21, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 1b: May 4 - 21, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00
  • Session 2a: May 25 - June 11, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 2b: May 25 - June 11, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00
  • Session 3a: July 6-23, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 3b: July 6 - 23, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00
  • Session 4a: July 27 - August 13, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 4b: July 27 - August 13, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00

Cost: $108 + HST (per session)

Adult Intermediate

In a combination of cooperative drills and basket fed training, we will learn how to achieve consistency in a variety of situations including baseline rallying, approaching the net, net play, and serve and return. All of this will be applied to both singles and doubles.

Each session is six weeks long with one lesson per week on Wednesdays from 8:00 - 9:00 pm

  • Session 1: May 6 - June 10, Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00
  • Session 2: July 8 - August 12, Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00

Cost: $108 + HST (per session)

Doubles Tactics

The most common format played at St. James is doubles, these lessons are designed to give intermediate level players a better understanding of positioning and tactics. Doubles is a different animal than singles, this class will help feel more comfortable and confident on the doubles court so you can have more fun!

Each session is 4 weeks long with one class a week on Saturdays from 3-4:30 pm

Session 1: May 9 - May 30

Session 2: June 6-27

Session 3: July 4-25

Session 3: Aug 8-29

Cost: $108 + HST (per session)

Cardio Tennis

A healthy, new way to get in shape and to burn calories, cardio tennis gives players of all abilities an ultimate, high-energy workout. Each class includes a warm-up, cardio workout, and cool down phases

Each session is six weeks long with one lesson per week offered on Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm or Wednesday from 7:30 am to 8:30 am

  • Session 1a: May 5 - June 9, Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 1b: May 6- June 10, Wednesdays from 7:30 am-8:30 am
  • Session 2a: July 7 - August 11, Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 2b: July 8 - August 12, Wednesdays from 7:30 am-8:30 am

Cost: $108 + HST (per session)

Happy Hour

Games and point play for adults. Let loose after a long work week with an hour of fun tennis games and point play. Expect to play king of the court, up and down the river, 3-2-1, and many more. Who said games are only for the kids?

Each session is 3 weeks long with one class a week on Fridays from 6-7 pm.

Sessions 1: May 8-May 22

Session 2: May 29- June 12

Session 3: July 10 - July 24

Session 4: Aug 7-Aug 21

Cost: $54 + HST (per session)

Monthly Clinics

New this year - St. James will be offering special one off clinics focusing on a different skill set each lesson. Prices include a complimentary alcoholic or non alcoholic beverage.

May 29, 7-8:30 pm: the backhand slice ($30+HST)

June 24, 7:30-9 pm: Quick hands at the net - Volleys ($30+HST)

July 24 7-8 pm: Power on first serves (intermediate to advanced players only) ($22+HST)

July 24 8-9 pm: Kick serves - Developing a second serve (intermediate to advanced players only) ($22+HST)

August 26 7:30 pm-9 pm: Topspin groundstrokes ($30+HST)

Private Lessons

Study one on one with one of St. James’ highly qualified tennis coaches. The coaches will work together with the student to design a personal training plan to cater to the individual’s specific needs. Lessons can be booked directly with Alex Harea. Lesson booking will be done through each individual coach at their own rate.

Alex Harea: alexharea@gmail.com

Please contact directly to book your lesson today.

Note: There will only be one court used for private lessons at a time (not including the 5th court). Teaching times will be clearly marked on the St. James website.

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

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