Junior Program Description
Summer & Winter Programs
Red Ball Tennis: 8 years and under, plays on smaller courts with small rackets and lower compression balls. Players develop the basic core skills of catching, throwing, hitting and movement.
Orange Ball Tennis: 8 and 9 year olds. They play on a larger court using balls that are slightly faster than red ball. Players enjoy engaging in competitive games and work on technical and athletic skills.
Green Ball Tennis: 10 to 11 year olds. Play is on full size courts, with full size rackets and balls a little softer than yellow balls. Players work on technical, tactical and physical skills.
Yellow Ball Tennis: 12 and over. Play on full size courts with standard yellow balls. It's the final stage of development prior to joining the adults, players are now ready to play in tournaments.
Did You Know?
Our Junior Development Programs are Net Generation approved. Net Generation is the USTA's youth tennis brand dedicated to welcoming millions of new players to the game by focusing on empowerment, unity, and play. Net Generation aims to capture the imagination of kids of all ages, backgrounds, and skill levels, and bring together parents, coaches, teachers, and volunteers all throughout the country.