Tennis Programs & Lessons

Cooper Tennis Complex is the 2016 USTA Facility of the Year, offering 12 indoor and 17 outdoor lighted tennis courts, including the center court stadium. Memberships and guest passes available. Programs, lessons and competitive opportunities available for all ages and skill levels. Class fees are based on a four-week month and do not change, regardless of the number of times each class meets per month. The Cooper Tennis Complex is home to the Springfield Lasers, 2018 and 2019 World TeamTennis Champions.

  1. Special Events




Adult Tennis Programs


  1. 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. May-July at Gillenwaters and returns to Cooper in August.

    AGE
    18 yrs. and up
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Mon. or Wed., 6-7 p.m.
    FEE
    Aug. & Dec.: $11/Member, $18.50/Non-member; Every other month: $22/Member, $37/Non-member

     
  2. Adult Intermediate Tennis


    For accomplished adults who can play and keep score. More advanced strokes and limited match play situations. Registration required. May-July held at Gillenwaters and returns to Cooper in August. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

    AGE
    18 yrs. and up
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Mon. or Wed., 7-8:30 p.m.
    FEE
    Aug. & Dec.: $16.50/Member, $24/Non-member; Every other month: $33/Member, $48/Non-member

     
  3. Cooper Adult Academy


    Specialized tennis training for adult players, NTRP levels 3.5 and up. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

    AGE
    18 yrs. and up
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Tues., 12-2 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $24/Member, $29.50/Non-Member; September-November: $44/Member, $59/Non-Member; Year Round: $16/Member, $18/ Non-Member (Daily) 

     
  4. Cardio Tennis


    A high energy group fitness class that combines tennis games, drills, and agility for a full body workout.

    AGE
    18 yrs. and up
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Wednesdays from 7pm-8 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $20/Member, $27.50/Non-Member; September-November: $40/Member, $55/Non-Member; Year Round: $16/Member, $18/Non-Member (Daily) 

     
  5. Competition 101


    Specialized tennis training for adult players looking to refine their competition skills, NTRP levels 2.5-3.5. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

    AGE
    18 yrs. and up
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Thurs., Noon-1 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $15/Member, $20 Non/Member; September-November: $30/Member, $40/Non-Member; Year Round: $10/Member, $15/Non-Member (Daily) 

     
  6. Adult Leagues (USTA and WTT)


    Team tennis leagues with singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches designed for adults and seniors of all skill levels. For information about adult leagues call Cooper Tennis Complex at 837-5800.

    AGE
    18 yrs. and up
    DATE
    Varies, call for details
    TIME
    Varies, call for details
    FEE
    Varies depending on league

     

Youth Tennis Programs


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.

  1. Youth Beginning 


    A comfortable and easy approach to learn the basics of tennis in a group setting. Registration required. Classes at Gillenwaters Tennis Courts May-July and return to Cooper in August. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

    AGE
    8-13 yrs.
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Tues. or Thurs., 6-7 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $11/Member, $18.50/Non-member; September-November: $22/Member, $37/Non-member

     
  2. Youth Intermediate


    The next step in weekly recreational tennis. Registration required. Classes at Gillenwaters Tennis Courts May-August and return to Cooper in September. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

    AGE
    8-13 yrs.
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Tues. or Thurs., 7-8 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $11/Member, $18.50/Non-member; September-November: $22/Member, $37/Non-member

     
  3. Future Stars


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

    AGE
    8-13 yrs.
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Sat., 9-11 a.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $22/Member, $29.50/Non-member; September-November: $44/Member, $59/Non-member

     
  4. Academy Prep


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

    AGE
    13-18 yrs.
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Mon. and Wed., 4-5 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $22/Member, $31/Non-member; September-November: $44/Member, $62/Non-member

     
  5. Cooper Tennis Academy

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

  6. Little Lasers


    This class is an introduction to tennis for children ages 5-8. No prior experience necessary. Players will use a 21 inch racket or smaller. One will be provided if they do not have their own.

    AGE
    5-8 yrs.
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Mon. and Wed., 5-5:45 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs., 4:15-5 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $16.50/Member, $24/Non-Member; September-November: $33/Member, $48/Non-Member 

     
  7. Level 4-Champs


    This is a beginning level class for children ages 9-11. This is many participants first introduction to tennis. Players will use a 23 inch racket or smaller. One will be provided if they do not have their own.

    AGE
    9-11 yrs.
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Mon. and Wed., 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs., 6-7 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $22/Member, $31/Non-Member; September-November: $44/Member, $62/Non-Member 

     
  8. Level 3-Hot Shots


    This is a tryout level class, by application only. Players use a 26 inch racket or smaller.

    AGE
    12 yrs. and under
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Mon., Wed., 6-7:30 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $49.50/Member, $60.50/Non-Member; September-November: $99/Member, $121/Non-Member 

     
  9. Level 2 


    This is a tryout level class, by application only.

    AGE
    16 yrs. and under
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Tues., Thurs., 5-7:30 p.m.; Sat., 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $74.50/Member, $89.50/Non-Member; September-November: $149/Member, $179/Non-Member 

     
  10. Level 1


    This is a tryout level class, by application only.

    AGE
    High School Varsity, JV and Middle School
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Tues., Thurs., 4:30-6 p.m.; Sat., 9-10:30 a.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $74.50/Member, $89.50/Non-Member; September-November: $149/Member, $179/Non-Member

     
  11. High Performance Team


    By invitation only, based on USTA National and Section Rankings.

    AGE
    All Ages
    DATE
    New classes start each month
    TIME
    Mon., Wed., Fri., 4-6 p.m.
    FEE
    August and December only: $105/Member, $127.50/ Non-Member; Sept.-Nov.: $210/Member, $255/ Non-Member