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Blairwood
9300 Blairwood Road Louisville KY 40222
Today's Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Junior Tennis Programming

From clinics to camps to specialized training, Blairwood offers everything your child needs to learn, develop, and excel at tennis!

We also offer junior tennis programming at our nearby Louisville Tennis Club location. Click here for more details on LTC programming.

For more information on any of the below programs, contact the club at 502-426-8820.

Junior Clinics

Provides lessons for ages 4-17, and every skill level from beginner to advanced tournament player.

Levels: Red Ball 1 & 2, Orange Ball 1 & 2, Green Ball 1 & 2, Yellow Ball 1 & 2

Red Ball 1

FOR BEGINNERS AGES 4-6

Students learn the basics of tennis movements such as hand-eye and foot coordination through fun games. No experience is required.

Monday | 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Wednesday | 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Saturday | 12:00 - 1:00 PM

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Red Ball 2

FOR BEGINNERS AGES 6-8

Students learn more advanced tennis skills, such as the basics of the different tennis strokes, as well as score keeping and basic rules. No experience is required.

Monday | 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday | 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

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Orange Ball 1

FOR BEGINNERS / ADVANCED BEGINNERS AGES 9-10

Designed to get young players rallying and playing points. Emphasis is placed on developing the fundamentals of basic stroke technique, footwork skills, as well as proper court positioning, and basic tennis strategy. No experience is required.

Monday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM

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Orange Ball 2

FOR INTERMEDIATES AGES 7-9

Building upon the skills learned in previous clinics, students further refine their stroke technique and game strategy through the use of competitive games and drills to simulate true match conditions. Completion of Orange Ball Beginner/Advanced Beginner (or equivalent - see club/instructor) is required. Students must be able to rally and serve.

Monday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM

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Green Ball 1

FOR BEGINNERS / ADVANCED BEGINNERS AGES 10-13

Students learn the basics of tennis strokes and movement. Emphasis is placed on getting the students to rally and learn the basic rules of the game. No experience required.

Tuesday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Saturday | 12:30 - 2:00 PM

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Green Ball 2

FOR INTERMEDIATES AGES 8-10

Students begin to learn more complex footwork and stroke technique. The basics of match play and scoring is introduced, and an emphasis is placed on developing students to be able to begin under true match conditions. Completion of Green Ball Beginner/Advanced Beginner (or equivalent - see club/instructor) is required. 90-min clinic. Students must be able to rally and serve.

Tuesday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM

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Yellow Ball 1

FOR BEGINNERS AGES 12-17

Students learn the basics of tennis strokes and movement. Emphasis is placed on getting the students to begin rallying. No experience required. 90-min clinic.

Thursday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM

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Yellow Ball 2

FOR INTERMEDIATES AGES 11-17

Students learn more complex footwork, stroke mechanics, and strategy during rallies. In this class, students are also introduced to the basics of match play and scoring. 90-min clinic.

Thursday | 4:30 - 6:00 PM

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Junior Match Play

Organized, instructional match play to prepare juniors for upcoming high school matches and tournaments.

  • Singles and doubles
  • Green and Yellow ball
  • Players matched with opponents of similar level and skill

Saturday | 2:00 - 3:30 PM

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Junior Academy

For players ages 7 - 17 using orange, green, and yellow balls.

Designed for state-ranked, sectional-ranked, and nationally-ranked juniors. Includes drills for technique and stroke production, match play, live ball work, and advanced tactical development. We will also work on Tennis Specific Fitness - increasing speed, agility, coordination, strength, and footwork.

Monday | 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Wednesday | 4:00 - 6:00 PM

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Summer Camps

One-week camps throughout the summer that focus on tennis instruction and fun! Grand Slam camps offer full-day and half-day options at both Blairwood and LTC. High School Prep camps are half-days at LTC.

Contact the club for more details and to register: 502-426-8820

Grand Slam Camp at Blairwood

For ages 5 - 14

Grand Slam Camp focuses on tennis instruction with the addition of fun sports and games.

We will work on fundamental stroke techniques including forehand, backhand, volley, serve, return of serve, and overhead smash. At the beginning of each day, a new stroke is taught and then practiced throughout the day. By the end of the week, all six strokes have been covered. Campers are grouped by tennis skill level and in age-specific groups.

All of our staff are caring, enthusiastic, and love to teach children. The camp staff includes college age coaches who have been selected for personality, coaching ability, athletic ability, and experience working with children.

WHAT TO BRING: tennis shoes (no black soles), tennis racquet, towel, water, snacks/lunch, sunscreen

Mon - Fri, Full Day (9:00 AM-4:00 PM)
Mon - Fri, Half Day (9:00 AM-12:00 PM or 1:00-4:00 PM)

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Spring Break Camps

April 3 - 7

For ages 5-15, grouped by age and ability. Full-day and half-day options available.

Focus is on FUN and tennis fundamentals!

  • footwork
  • stroke production
  • ball tracking
  • shot patterns
  • competitive drills
  • match play

Contact the club for more details: 502-426-8820

Register for Full Day
Register for Half Day


Private Lessons

Exclusive one-on-one instruction with one of our USPTA-certified Tennis Pros. Schedule a convenient day and time, and focus on the skills and elements of the game you need to improve.

Every one of our tennis pros are certified, professional, and experienced in coaching and competition.

Call to schedule: 502-426-8820

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