Winter 2022 PLATFORM TENNIS CLASSES

Note: a Wilmette Platform Tennis Club membership is NOT required to take lessons.


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ADULT INSTRUCTION: AGE 18 & UP

Women's Intro to Paddle
Women's Intro to Paddle is for those with little or no knowledge of Platform Tennis. Students learn the mechanics of basic strokes, scoring and Platform Tennis etiquette in a fun environment.

R-$456/NR-$540

12 weeks
318100-04 Tu
9:30-11 am 1/4-3/22
318100-06 W 11 am-12:30 pm 1/5-3/22
R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318100-09 W 5:30-6:30 pm 1/5-3/23

Women's Advanced Beginner Paddle
Women's Advanced Beginner is for those players who have completed "Intro to Paddle" and who have some experience with Platform Tennis. Students continue to build on what they learned in "Intro" - the mechanics of basic strokes, scoring and Platform Tennis etiquette - in a fun environment.

R-$456/NR-$540

12 weeks
318100-01 BEGINNER/ADV. BEGINNER M 9:30-11 am 1/3-3/21
R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318100-02 BEGINNER/ADV. BEGINNER M
5-6 pm
1/3-3/21
318100-11 BEGINNER/ADV. BEGINNER Tu 5:30-6:30 pm 1/4-3/22
318100-10 ADVANCED BEGINNER W 5:30-6:30 pm 1/5-3/23
318100-03 ADV. BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE M 6-7 pm 1/3-3/21

Women's Intermediate Paddle
This class is designed for students who know Platform Tennis basics and/or have successfully completed our Introduction to Paddle and Advanced Beginner classes, or have other match play experience. We review and continue to develop basic strokes, positioning and screen play, and add more shots to your repertoire. Class time focuses on consistency of strokes and doubles strategy.

R-$456/NR-$540

12 weeks
318100-05 Tu 11 am-12:30 pm 1/4-3/22

Men's Intermediate Paddle
This class is designed for students who know Platform Tennis basics and/or have successfully completed our Introduction to Paddle and Advanced Beginner classes, or have other match play experience. We review and continue to develop basic strokes, positioning and screen play, and add more shots to your repertoire. Class time focuses on consistency of strokes and doubles strategy.

R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318104-01 Th 5:30-6:30 pm
1/6-3/24

Co-ed Paddle Drill
This is a fun and dynamic format for learning all the basics of Platform Tennis, including court positioning, stroke technique, screen play, communication, scoring and rules of the game. This program is designed for beginners and advanced beginners.

R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318103-01 W
5:30-6:30 pm
1/5-3/23

Co-ed Open Drill and Play
This is a fun and dynamic format for learning all the basics of Platform Tennis including: court positioning, stroke technique, screen play, communication, scoring and rules of the game. This program is designed for beginners, advanced beginners and intermediates. We know you will love it!

R-$456/NR-$540

12 weeks
318103-02 Sa
3-4:30 pm 1/8-3/26
318103-03 Sa
4:30-6 pm 1/8-3/26

Youth Classes

Jr. Platform Tennis: Age 5-7 Years
Children have so much fun learning the basics of the game, they might not even realize they are in an instructional class designed to develop their racquet skills, help them gain confidence in their hand-eye coordination and learn the nuances of the sport!

R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318102-03 Tu 3:30-4:30 pm 1/4-3/22
318102-04 Tu 4:30-5:30 pm 1/4-3/22
318102-07 W 3:30-4:30 pm 1/5-3/23

Jr. Platform Tennis: Age 8-10 Years
In this class, students further develop skills learned in previous classes. Players engage in challenging, interactive games and drills and competitive point play, as well as agility and endurance exercises. We use a game-based approach.

R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318102-01 M
4-5 pm
1/3-3/21
318102-08 W 4:30-5:30 pm 1/5-3/23
318102-11 Th 3:30-4:30 pm 1/6-3/24

Jr. Platform Tennis: Age 11-14 Years
Children in this class enjoy fast-paced drills emphasizing match strategy, shot control, positioning and teamwork. We emphasize camaraderie, cooperation, sportsmanship and proper paddle etiquette. We use a game-based approach.

R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318102-02 M
4-5 pm 1/3-3/21
318102-05 Tu
4:30-5:30 pm 1/4-3/22
318102-09 W 4:30-5:30 pm 1/5-3/23
318102-12 Th 4:30-5:30 pm 1/6-3/24

Jr. Platform Tennis: Age 15-17 Years
High School students in this class enjoy fast-paced drills emphasizing match strategy, shot control, positioning and teamwork. We emphasize camaraderie, cooperation, sportsmanship and proper paddle etiquette. We use a game-based approach.

R-$300/NR-$360

12 weeks
318102-15 Tu 4:30-5:30 pm 1/4-3/22
318102-13 Th 4:30-5:30 pm
1/6-3/24


Men's Team Drills

To participate in a team drill, players must be members of the Wilmette Platform Tennis Club as well as members of a team.
R-$190/NR-$190

5 weeks
318105-01
Sa 8-9:30 am 1/8-2/5
318105-02
Sa 9:30-11 am 1/8-2/5
318105-03
Sa 11 am-12:30 pm 1/8-2/5
318105-04
Sa 8-9:30 am 2/12-3/12
318105-05
Sa 9:30-11 am 2/12-3/12
318105-06
Sa 11 am-12:30 pm 2/12-3/12

Women's Team Drills

To participate in a team drill, players must be members of the Wilmette Platform Tennis Club as well as members of a team.

R-$380/NR-$380

10 weeks
318101-02 SERIES 6
W
9:30-11 am
1/5-3/9
318101-05 SERIES 7
M
9:30-11 am
1/3-3/7
318101-03 SERIES 11 W
11 am-12:30 pm 1/5-3/9
318101-06 SERIES 14 W
12:30-2 pm 1/5-3/9
318101-01 SERIES 15 Tu
12:30-2 pm 1/4-3/8
318101-10 A TEAM Sa 1:30-3 pm 1/8-3/12
318101-11 B TEAM Sa 3-4:30 pm 1/8-3/12
318101-13 E1 TEAM Tu 9:30-11 am 1/4-3/8
R-$250/NR-$250

10 weeks
318101-04 C/E TEAM Tu
5:30-6:30 pm 1/4-3/8
318101-09 C/D/E TEAM Sa 12:30-1:30 pm 1/8-3/12
318101-08 B/C/D TEAM Th 5:30-6:30 pm 1/6-3/10
318101-12 E2 TEAM W 5:30-6:30 pm 1/5-3/9


Private/Semi-Private Lessons

Sharpen your skills with personalized instruction from a Pro! The 3-on-1 format is the best way to improve your strategy and shot selection while playing your matches. The 2-on-1 is perfect for you and your partner to improve communication skills. Private instruction is excellent for focusing on select shots such as screens, serves, return of serve and first volley! Contact us for an appointment, pricing and availability:

Jason Stanislaw, General Manager
Tel: 847/256-9682 | Email: jstanislaw@wilpark.org

Eric Moran, Head Platform Tennis Professional
Tel: 847/920-3678 | Email: emoran@wilpark.org