customized tennis and coordination program for kids aged
from 4 to 12 that brings the game to a size that enables
children to progress more easily and quickly. By using
size-appropriate equipment and courts, the game of tennis
becomes more fun for them, and allows kids to get right
into the action from the start. Legendary coach, Dennis
Van der Meer, taught the graduated length method throughout
his long career, and was instrumental in bringing a sponge
ball to the mainstream of teaching in the United States.
These balls, as well as a series of low compression balls,
give a bounce that produces longer and better rallies.
The shorter and narrower courts give children confidence
and ability to learn the movement techniques that will
eventually allow them to cover the whole court. The shortened
rackets have grips for smaller hands, giving kids more
control and allowing them to develop better, more versatile
Introducing your children to World Class Quickstart Tennis
at an early age will give them confidence by seeing immediate
progress. This makes them excited to continue playing
tennis. All children are evaluated and placed in age and
skill-appropriate groups. A checklist of competencies
ensures appropriate and timely progression throughout
the 10-12 week sessions.
Fall, Winter and Spring Sessions Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
Thursdays between 4-6 PM (One hour sessions for short
court students, two hours for ¾ and full court
December 1 - March 3, 2016
Monday - Friday
Holiday Day Camp
28-January 1, 2016
8:30am to 12:30pm
Under the guidance of Coach Sally, VDM's Quickstart
Coordinator, the QuickStart Tennis & Day Camp is
an exciting way for your young camper to spend the day
with the Van Der Meer Staff.
under the covered courts of the Van der Meer Tennis
Center off of DeAllyon Ave, the day camp will focus
your child on developing his/her tennis skills using
the World Class Quickstart Tennis format. It is a
customized program for kids ages 4-12 years old that
brings the game to their level, allowing them to progress
more efficiently. The use of size appropriate equipment
and courts makes the game accessible and fun for the
kids, allowing them jump right into the action from
the start. Introducing your children to World Class
QuickStart Tennis at a young age will allow them to
gain confidence by seeing immediate progress, making
them more excited about continuing to play.
we feature tennis and conditioning, the Day Camp has
a fun blend of other activities to keep your child
entertained, motivated and enthralled in an active,
safe and healthy environment.
for the full week or $42 daily.
you have any questions about the program or are ready
to register your junior(s), please call 800-845-6138
and choose the sales extension.
"Excellent instruction; pros try to
connect to the kids and genuinely seem to enjoy teaching"