Adult Tennis Programs



Adult Beginning Tennis


A comfortable and easy approach for learning the basics of tennis in a group setting. New classes start every month. Registration required. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Ongoing


Time: Mon. or Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Fee: $20/Member
$28/Non-member

Adult Intermediate Tennis


Additional tennis strokes and limited match play situations. New classes start every month. Registration required. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Ongoing
Time: Mon. or Wed., 7-8:30 p.m.
Fee: $30/Member
$40/Non-member

Cooper Adult Academy


Specialized tennis training for adult players. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Ongoing
Time: Tues., Noon-2 p.m.
Fee: $40/Member, $56/Non-Member (monthly)
$16/Member, $18/Non-member (daily)

"41"


Competitive, challenging, and fast-paced doubles point play. Fun cardio with music and frequently rotating partners. Registration required. Max. 12 players. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Ongoing
Time: Thurs., Noon-1:30 p.m.
Fee: $15/Member, $20/Non-member

"Springfield Rebels"-Men's Singles Challenge Ladder 


Open format for players NTRP Levels 3.5-4.5. Members schedule match times and locations, and provide balls. Registration opens May 15 at globaltennisnetwork.com. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 16 yrs. and up
Date: Session 3: Oct. 1-Dec. 31
Time: Players schedule matches
Fee: $21/Player

"Springfield Aces"-Men's 50 and Over Singles Challenge Ladder 


Open format for members, NTRP Levels 3.5-4.5. Players schedule match times and locations, and provide balls. Registration opens May 15 at globaltennisnetwork.com. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 50 yrs. and up
Date: Session 3: Oct. 1-Dec. 31
Time: Members schedule matches
Fee: $21/Player

Mixed Doubles Challenge Ladder


Player scheduled challenge matches with a season ending single elimination playoff tournament. Registration required.

Age: 14 yrs. (if with parent) and up
Date: Session 2: June 1-Aug. 31
Time: Members schedule matches
Fee: $35/Player

Men's 50 and Over Doubles Challenge Ladder 


Open format for members, NTRP Levels 3.5-4.5. Members schedule match times and locations, and provide balls. Registration opens May 15 at globaltennisnetwork.com. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 50 yrs. and up
Date: Session 2: June 1-Aug. 31
Time: Members schedule matches
Fee: $35/Player

USTA Leagues 


Team tennis leagues with singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches for adults and seniors of all skill levels. USTA membership required. Register at usta.com.

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Varies, call for details
Time: Varies, call for details
Fee: $35/Player

Youth Tennis Programs


A Program fees are based on a 4-week month and do not change regardless of the number of times each class meets per month. The number of classes per month may vary depending on the number of days in each month. As a result some classes may meet more than others during a month. New classes start every month.

Youth Beginning


A comfortable and easy approach to learn the basics of tennis in a group setting. Registration required. To register online, click here. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-12 yrs.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Tues. or Thurs., 6-7 p.m
Fee: $22/Student Member
$31/Student Non-Member

Youth Intermediate


The next step in weekly recreational tennis. Registration required. Gillenwaters Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9 - 12 yrs.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Tues. or Thurs., 7-8 p.m.
Fee: $22/Student Member
$31/Student Non-Member

Future Stars


Introduces intermediate youth to additional strokes and match play situations. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9 - 12 yrs.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Sat., 9-11 a.m. (May & Aug.)
Fri., 9-11 a.m. (June & July)
Fee: $35/Member
$48/Non-member

Academy Prep


Provides a skills-based approach to learning tennis for beginning and intermediate teenagers. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 13 - 17 yrs.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Mon. & Wed., 4-5 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member
$62/Non-member

Cooper Tennis Academy


Year-round training and a pathway of tennis development through six levels, starting at age 5. Entry Levels 4 and 5 teach children how to play fun and active tennis. Covers the rules of tennis, footwork, motor skills, hand-eye coordination and scoring, using age- and skill-appropriate equipment. Advanced Levels 1-3 and High Performance Team are by application only. New classes begin monthly. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Little Lasers Players need a 21" racket or smaller.
Age: 5-8 yrs.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Mon. & Wed., 5 - 5:45 p.m.
  or Tues. & Thurs., 4:15 - 5 p.m.
Fee: $22/Member
$31/Non-member
Champs (Players need a 23" racket or smaller.)
Age: 9-11 yrs.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Mon. & Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Tues. & Thurs., 5-6 p.m.
  or Tues. & Thurs., 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member
$62/Non-member
Hot Shots (Players need a 26.5" racket or smaller.)
Age: 12 and under - by application only
Date: Ongoing
Time: Tues. & Thurs., 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $99/Member
$121/Non-member
Level 2  
Age: 14 yrs. and under - by application and tryout only
Date: Ongoing
Time: May and Aug. - Tues. & Thurs., 5:30-7 p.m. and Sat., 10:30 a.m.-Noon
June and July - Mon., Wed., Fri., 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $149/Member
$178/Non-member
Level 1  
Age: High School Varsity, JV & Middle School - by application and tryout only
Date: Ongoing
Time: May and Aug. - Tues., Thurs., 4-5:30 p.m. and Sat., 9-10:30 a.m.
June and July - Mon., Wed., Fri., 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $149/Member
$178/Non-member
High Performance Team
Age: All ages (By invitation only, based on USTA National and Section Rankings)
Date: Ongoing
Time: May and Aug. - Mon., Wed. and Fri., 4-6 p.m.
Fee: $198/Member
  $242/Non-Member

Tournaments

Progression Tournaments


Age and skill appropriate events to introduce tournaments and develop high perrformance players from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Boys and girls ages: 8s, 10s, 12s, 14s, 16s, and 18s. Nov. 13 and Dec. 4 For more information call 417-837-5826


MSHSAA


Missouri State High School Girls Tennis Championships Oct. 13-15

USTA Tournaments

Nov. 18 & 19 Mark Cooper Junior Open (MV level 5)
USTA sanctioned singles and doubles tournament for 12s/14s/16s/18s Boys and Girls
Dec. 16 & 17 Missouri District Designated (MV level 4)
USTA sanctioned singles and doubles tournament for 12s/14s/16s/18s Boys and Girls