Lessons and Clinics

Group Lesson Information

2019 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 13 - 30, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 1b: May 13 - 30, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00
  • Session 2a: June 3 - June 20, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 2b: June 3 - June 20, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00
  • Session 3a: July 8 - 25, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 3b: July 8 - 25, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00
  • Session 4a: July 29 - August 15, every Mon and Thurs from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 4b: July 29 - August 15, every Mon and Thurs from 7:00-8:00

Cost: $90 + HST (per session)
There are a total of 6 beginner, 6 "rusty" spaces 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 8:30 - 9:30 pm

  • Session 1: May 15 - June 19, Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30
  • Session 2: July 10 - August 14, Wednesdays from 8:30-9:30

Cost: $90 + HST (per session)
12 spaces available per session

Intermediate Doubles Tactics

For players looking to improve their doubles game. Lessons will be two hours long with half the time focussed on training a skill, and the other half implementing it in a game situation with a coach present.

Each session is 6 weeks long with one class a week on Saturdays from 3-5 pm (intermediate players) or 5-7 pm (advanced players).

  • Session 1: May 18 - June 22, Saturdays from 3-5 pm
  • Session 2: July 13 - August 17, Saturdays from 3-5 pm

Cost: $180 + HST (per session)
8 spaces per session

Cardio Tennis

This tennis exercise class focusses on consistent movement to keep the student’s heart rate up and improve cardiovascular strength. There will be less of a focus on technical development and tactics and more on getting a good work out!

Each session is six weeks long with one lesson per week offered on Tuesday from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm or Sunday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  • Session 1a: May 14 - June 18, Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 1b: May 19- June 23, Sundays from 3:00-4:00
  • Session 2a: July 9 - August 13, Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00
  • Session 2b: July 14 - August 18, Sundays from 3:00-4:00

Cost: $90 + HST (per session)
8 spaces 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 6 weeks long with one class a week on Fridays from 6-7 pm.

  • Session 1: May 17 - June 21, Fridays from 6-7 pm
  • Session 2: July 12 - August 16, Fridays from 6-7 pm.

Cost: $90 + HST (per session)
12 spaces per session

Pop Up Clinics

New this year - St. James will be offering special one off clinics focusing on a different skill set each lesson. Clinics will be announced at the beginning of each month - watch the monthly newsletter for details.

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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