Junior Program

THANK YOU...
For 19 years, Tim Hortons has supported junior tennis in Medicine Hat. MHTC is extremely grateful for their ongoing commitment to our junior program and the development of the next generation of tennis players in our community.

SPRING LESSON PROGRAM
The MHTC Junior Program is designed to provide maximum opportunity for the juniors to enjoy tennis and develop their playing skills.

Junior lessons will run Saturdays on:
  • April 29
  • May 6
  • May 13
  • June 3
  • June 10
  • June 24
Age categories and times are:
  • Ages 5 & 6: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (this age group requires one parent per child on the court at all times)
  • Ages 7 & 8: 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
  • Ages 9 & 10: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Ages 11 & up: 12:45 – 1:45p.m.
Please make sure your child comes with non-marking running shoes, a tennis racquet, water bottle, hat, and sunscreen.

Racquets for juniors are sized according to the child’s height.
  • Under 3’6: Racquet length 19 inches
  • 3’6 – 3’11: Racquet length 21 inches
  • 3’11 – 4’6: Racquet length 23 inches
  • 4’6 – 5’: Racquet length 25 inches
  • 5’ and up: Racquet length 27 inches (adult size)
You may purchase 19 and 21 inch racquets at the tennis club. Larger racquets can be purchased at SportChek, Walmart, and other retailers.

ELITE JUNIOR PROGRAM
The Elite Junior Program runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in May and June. This program has been designed for juniors who have developed a high level of tennis skill and all players in this group have gone through lessons for several years already. The coach will conduct an assessment of players being considered for this program.

Note: Please make sure your child comes with non-marking running shoes, a tennis racquet, water bottle, hat, and sunscreen.
In the event of bad weather, please phone the club at 403-527-4466, check the website (www.medicinehattennisclub.com), or follow us on Facebook for lesson updates.