The City of Placentia offers a complete tennis program for all ages and levels. In selecting a class for your child or yourself, please feel free to consult with the Parks and Recreation Department at (714)-993-8232. Classes are taught by Marilyn Graf (USPTA Certified, Tennis Teacher Institute Educated). Please wear lace up athletic shoes, and bring a racquet (some are available to borrow during class). Please visit www.placentia.org/quarterly
for the current tennis schedule and www.placentia.org/classes
to register online.
An introductory tennis class to build hand/eye coordination, develop familiarity with the tennis racquet, ball and court: the basic tennis strokes are introduced at a level for the young athlete. The class encourages cooperation and competitiveness while the students participate in drills, games, races, and have fun.
An introduction to the basic tennis strokes: forehand, backhand, volley, and serve at a level for the student at the elementary school age. The students will be instructed in tennis stroke techniques, then drills to practice the strokes, and games to reinforce the fun of playing tennis.
Junior Beginner Tennis
The techniques and fundamentals for the basic tennis strokes (forehand, backhand, volley and serve) are taught at a level for the 5th, 6th and middle school students. The student will also be introduced to tennis scoring and competitive play. The class will encourage sportsmanship, cooperation, and doing you best while having fun.
Junior Intermediate Tennis
This class is for the student who can perform the basic tennis strokes: forehand, backhand, volley, and serve. The stroke technique will be reviewed and instruction will be given on specialty strokes: slice, overhead smash, and lob. The student will be instructed on scoring, and strategies for doubles and singles competitive play.
Adult Beginner/Review Tennis
This tennis class is for all adults who wish to learn to play tennis or review the fundamentals of the basic tennis strokes; forehand, backhand, volley, serve and scoring. This class will include drills to practice the strokes and games to reinforce the fun of playing tennis.
Adult Intermediate/Review Tennis
This class is for the adult who can successfully perform the basic tennis strokes: forehand, backhand, volley, and serve. The stroke technique will be reviewed and instruction will be given on specialty strokes: slice, overhead smash, and lob. Learn strategies for doubles and singles competitive play. A fun sport for anyone.