Tennis Lessons

Fairfield Parks and Recreation gladly teams up with Dave Kardas and Greg Sansonetti from Fairfield County Tennis and their experienced certified staff for our youth and adult tennis lessons. Fairfield County Tennis provides quality tennis instruction for children and adults of all ages by teaching the fundamentals of tennis: stroke development, court strategy, footwork, tennis etiquette, scoring and sportsmanship to enhance the individual’s court performance and promote the love of the game.

All questions can be directed to the Pros at Fairfield County Tennis by calling 203-640-1724 or emailing fct@fairfieldcountytennis.com  

Rain Cancellations, 203-283-5629, listen for Fairfield. Cancellations and make-up information is posted the day of the lesson. 

Pee Wee Tennis  - Ages: 3 - 5 
Jr 1 Hour and 1.5 Hour Clinics  - Ages: 5 - 9 & 10 - 15
Jr 3 Hour Camps - Ages: 6 - 9 & 10 - 15  
Jr 3 Hour Tournament Training Camp  - Ages: 9 - 11 & 12 - 16

Adult Lessons  Men and Women   Ages: 18 +

All participants need to bring their own racquet. Tennis racquets are available for purchase at the program location and range from $25.00 - $65.00 for youth and from $40.00 - $135.00 for adults.

Pee Wee Tennis

Ages: 3 - 5

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Fee: $75.00 / 6 Classes   Veterans Park  

Course Time Days Dates
11150-10 3:00 - 3:30 Thu July 2 - Aug 6

Pee Wee Tennis for boys and girls is taught by an experienced staff from Fairfield County Tennis and their goal is to build passion for the game! Lessons work on hand/eye coordination, agility, and the introduction of tennis skills in a fun environment. The size of the net is tailored for your young aspiring tennis player which builds confidence and success. All participants need their own racquet. Racquets from $25.00 - $65.00 are available for purchase at the program location.  Rain Cancellations, 203-283-5629, listen for Fairfield

Junior Tennis Clinics  

Ages: 5 - 9 & 10 - 15

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Fee: $100.00 / 4 Lessons     Veterans Park     Ages: 5 - 7 & 8 - 12

Course Time Days  Dates
12151-21 3:30 - 4:30 Tue July 21 - Aug 11
12151-22 4:30 - 5:30 Tue July 21 - Aug 11


Fee: $160.00 / 6 Lessons    Veterans Park   Ages: 5 - 7 & 8 - 12

Course Time Days  Dates
12151-23 3:30 - 4:30 Thu July 2 - Aug 6
12151-24 4:30 - 5:30 Thu July 2 - Aug 6

Courts are divided up by age level and ability and will focus on basic strokes (forehand, backhand, volley & serve) and learning to rally. 5 year olds need to have taken at least 1 session of pee wee lessons. 

Lesson plans include drills, serves, and point play as well as learning rules and etiquette of tennis. Some Quick Start teaching methods will be used.  Rain Cancellations, 203-283-5629, listen for Fairfield

Jr. Tennis Camps

Ages: 5 - 7 & 8 - 15

These camps are for the Beginner, Advanced Beginner, and Low Intermediate players and are taught by the Professional Certified Staff of Fairfield County Tennis. Courts are divided up by age level and ability and will focus on basic strokes (forehand, backhand, volley & serve) and learning to rally. Lesson plans include drills, serves, and point play as well as learning rules and etiquette of tennis. Some Quick Start teaching methods will be used.  Rain Cancellations, 203-283-5629, listen for Fairfield

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Fee: $179.00 / 4 classes    Fairfield Ludlowe High School

* July 6 - 9 & * July 13 - 16 lessons are at Fairfield Woods MS, 1115 Fairfield Woods Rd

Course Age           Time              Days                    Dates           
12152-05 5 - 7 9:00 - noon M - Th June 29 - July 2 
12152-06 8 - 15 9:00 - noon M - Th June 29 - July 2
12152-07 5 - 7 9:00 - noon M - Th * July 6 - 9
12152-08 8 - 15 9:00 - noon M - Th  * July 6 - 9
12152-09 5 - 7 9:00 - noon M - Th * July 13 - 16
12152-10 8 - 15 9:00 - noon M - Th * July 13 - 16
12152-11 5 - 7 9:00 - noon M - Th  July 20 - 23
12152-12 8 - 15 9:00 - noon M - Th  July 20 - 23
12152-13 5 - 7 9:00 - noon M - Th  July 27 - 30
12152-14 8 - 15 9:00 - noon M - Th July 27 - 30
12152-15 5 - 7 9:00 - noon M - Th  Aug 3 - 6
12152-16 8 - 15 9:00 - noon M - Th Aug 3 - 6
12152-17 5 - 7 9:00 - noon M - Th Aug 10 - 13
12152-18 8 - 15 9:00 - noon M - Th  Aug 10 - 13

 

Advanced Jr Tournament Training Camps

Ages: 9 - 11 & 12 - 16

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Fee: $200.00 / 4 days      Fairfield Ludlowe HS 

* July 6 - 9 & *July 13 - 16 lessons are at Ffld Woods MS, 1115 Fairfield Woods Road

Course  Time  Days  Dates 
12154-02 9:00 - Noon  M - Th  June 29 - July 2 
12154-03 9:00 - Noon  M - Th * July 6 - 9
12154-04 9:00 - Noon  M - Th  * July 13 - 16
12154-05 9:00 - Noon M - Th July 20 - 23
12154-06 9:00 - Noon M - Th July 27 - 30
12154-07 9:00 - Noon  M - Th Aug 3 - 6
12154-08 9:00 - Noon  M - Th Aug 10 - 13


This is for the low intermediate / intermediate player and advanced player and is excellent prep for the aspiring tournament and high school player. Will provide drills and conditioning that develop skills for the competitive player. Play includes strategy, rules, etiquette and court positioning. 1 pro to 4 student ratio. Must be able to serve and rally.  Rain Cancellations, 203-283-5629, listen for Fairfield

Adult Tennis Lessons

Ages: 18 +

These lessons are for all levels, beginner to intermediate for men and women.  Adults will spend time drilling forehands, backhands, volleys and serves along with playing out singles and doubles points. Lessons are taught by Certified Club Pros from Fairfield County Tennis that give plenty of individualized instruction while keeping it fun.

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Fee: $135.00 / 4 classes  $195.00 / 6 classes   Veterans Park

Course Level

Time

Days

Dates

13153-09   $195 Beg / Adv Beg 5:30 - 6:30 PM  Thu July 2 - Aug 6
13153-10   $195  Low Int / Inter 6:30 - 7:30 PM  Thu July 2 - Aug 6
13153-07   $135 Beg / Adv Beg 5:30 - 6:30 PM Tue July 21 - Aug 11
13153-08   $135 Low Int / Inter
6:30 - 7:30 PM Tue July 21 - Aug 11

LEVELS:

Beginner: Player has either never held a racquet or has played sparingly without having formal instruction. 

Advanced Beginner: Player has had introduction to grips & strokes, starts to make contact with ball on regular basis. 
Low Intermediate: Player is starting to keep the ball in play, learning to serve, can volley, learning court positioning. 
Intermediate: Player can keep ball in play consistently, can hit with some spin, can serve & rally consistently. 

Questions regarding skill levels, contact Fairfield County Tennis at (203) 640-1724 or e-mail fct@fairfieldcountytennis.com   Rain Cancellations, 203-283-5629, listen for Fairfield