Burlington Tennis Club

Junior Programs

Junior Programs

Perfect your swing, in the perfect setting.

BTC Junior Programs 2023

BTC Junior programs are offered free to members and include:

  • Red Ball Beginner – mini tennis court
  • Orange Ball – ¾ tennis court
  • Green Dot Ball – full court

The focus is on fun and making new friends. All the while developing hand eye coordination skills and tennis development. The program will be run by BTC club volunteers and ACE certified coaches. Children will bring their own junior racquet, water bottle and snack. Parents are expected to be in attendance as this is not a drop off program.

Red Ball (1 HOUR) 4 - 8 Years Old

Beginner level, mini tennis court, ideal for 4+ years old. Parents are welcome and encouraged to participate.

  • May & June – Saturday @ 12 – 1 PM
  • July & August – Monday, Wednesday, Friday @ 12 – 1 PM
  • September – Saturday @ 12 – 1 PM

Orange Ball (2 HOURS) 7 - 13 Years Old

Progressive level, 3/4 court, ability to maintain a rally. It is ideal for 7-13 year old.

  • May & June – Saturday @ 12 – 2 PM
  • July & August – Monday, Wednesday, Friday @ 11 AM – 1 PM
  • September – Saturday @ 12 – 2 PM

Green Dot Ball (2 HOURS) 7 - 13 Years Old

Demonstrated ability to serve and maintain a full court rally, will be conducted by an ACE certified coach.

  • May & June – Saturday @ 12 – 2 PM
  • July & August – Monday, Wednesday, Friday @ 11 AM – 1 PM
  • September – Saturday @ 12 – 2 PM

Monthly Family Program – Four Sundays (April to July) from 3 to 5 PM

Our Family Program is a new and free to BTC Members.  It provides a fun time to hit with other families in a relaxed, social setting.  The program will include kids playing with kids, parents playing with kids, and families playing with other families.  This is a great opportunity to get some, or all, of the family out to play and have fun while improving tennis skills. All ages and abilities welcome.  Coordinated by BTC volunteers and hitting partners.   

While free, weekly registration is required for each program and can be done 7 days in advance using Calendar Sign Up in the members-only section of the website.   For more information, contact burltennisclub@gmail.com.

Dates: ** Only on specific Sundays as listed below
Sunday, April 23rd 3-5 PM Sunday, May 14th 3-5 PM  Sunday, June 11th 3-5 PM  Sunday, July 9th 2-4 PM

Junior Programs

Burlington Tennis Club's programs, camps, and lessons are operated by ACE Tennis, one of Canada's leading tennis academies since 1978. The staff consists of individuals with university undergraduate and master’s degrees, Tennis Canada coaching certifications and former top Canadian junior and open players. The coaches are full-time professional career coaches who are members of Tennis Canada’s Tennis Professionals Association and are trained to implement the programs in order to follow the most up to date ACE coaching methodology and Covid-19 protocols.

Group Lessons

Our lessons are fun and interactive for our Juniors to learn new skills they need in a group environment.

Summer Camps

Offering Tennis camps that look to develop the fundamentals and intermediate skill sets of all ages.

Private Lessons

Looking to continue your development? Our private lessons are a great way to keep up your training.

Greenwin Cares

*You do NOT have to be a member to register for ACE Team & Greenwin Cares program* Each family is provided take-home activities to practice with their children This 4 week program is for players born in 2017 & 2018 (ages 4-6) Max 24 children accompanied by 1 Ages: 4-6 [Level: Beginner]

Session 1: (FREE) Sundays: May 7, 14, 21, 28
Session 1 (4 Week Program), Sunday: 9:00am - 10:00am

Session Fee: FREE What To Bring: Racquet, Water bottle, Hat, Appropriate Tennis attire andHand Sanitizer

FREE Sessions

SESSION 1: Spring Registration Opens Tuesday February 28th

Spring Sessions:

  • Session 1 (4 Week Program):
    Week of May 1st - Week of May 22nd *No classes Monday May 22 - Victoria Day*
  • Session 2 (4 Week Program):
    Week of May 29th - Week of June 19th

Summer Sessions:

  • Session 3 (4 Week Program):
    Week of June 26th - Week of July 17th *No classes Saturday July 1st - Canada Day*
  • Session 4 (4 Week Program):
    Week of July 31st - Week of August 14th *No class on Monday Aug 7th - Civic Holiday*

No classes run on Statutory Holidays - Fees are pro-rated if a holiday falls in your session

Participation in Junior Programs requires a Junior BTC membership (cost $95)
Payment of membership must be completed/confirmed prior to registration of Junior Programs

Rain Policy:

  • Clients will be issued a club credit for the cost of any lesson canceled due to rain
  • All efforts will be made to reschedule any lesson canceled due to rain. Re-scheduled sessions will NOT be credited
  • If a session is over 20 minutes prior to a rain out, you will be charged for the full session
  • 2-hour sessions will be charged the full session rate after 40 minutes

What To Bring:

  1. Racquet
  2. Water bottle
  3. Hat
  4. Sunscreen
  5. Appropriate Tennis attire
  6. Hand Sanitizer

Junior Group lessons

*Players must be junior members of club. Please complete membership purchase before registering for programs *All Fees are subject to HST

Mini Tennis (MT)
Ages: 4-7 [Level: Beginner]

Introducing the FUNdamentals of the game using mini racquets, a bigger ball, and a smaller court size to facilitate learning and to instill the love of the game. Monday: 6pm-7pm, Wednesday: 6pm-7pm, Sunday: 10am-11am.

$75 Per Session
Smashing Aces (SA)
Ages: 8-12 [Level: Beginner / Intermediate]

A fun program for beginner and intermediate-level kids, this program teaches kids to rally, serve, play points, and learn the rules and etiquette of the game. Monday: 5pm-6pm, Wednesday: 5pm-6pm, Sunday 11am-12pm.

$79 Per Session
Competitive Aces (CA)
Ages: 10-12 [Level: Advanced]

This program is for players who are more advanced club level players for their age who can maintain a rally on a full-sized tennis court with regular balls. The players enjoy friendly competition, but may not necessarily play tournaments. ** Players need to be assessed/approved by the coach to register for Competitive Aces (otherwise, players are to register Smashing Aces program). Thursday: 6pm-7pm

$83 Per Session
High School (HS)
Ages: 13-17 [Level: Intermediate, Advanced]

This program is for teenagers who would like to improve their ability to rally, serve, and play points by improving and linking their technique to tactics. Players will be grouped according to their level of play. Tuesday: 5pm-6pm Thursday: 5pm-6pm Friday: 5pm-6pm

$83 Session Fee

Ace Tennis Coaches Corner

Kirill Kudyma – Head Pro

  • Tennis Canada Coach 2
  • Multi -National Champion of Ukraine
  • Member of the National Tennis Team of Ukraine 2007-2010
  • Tennis Europe under 16 – 3 title
  • Former ITF player
  • Bachelor’s Degree program in Sport
  • Master studies in Sports
  • PTR performance certification

JP Morgan – Assistant Coach

  • Assistant Coach – Futures & Transition Team
  • Assistant Coach for Progressive 1, 2 & High School

Kirsten (KK) Magi – Assistant Coach

  • Tennis Canada Coach 1
  • Tennis Canada Level 1 Pickleball Coach
  • Head Women’s Tennis Coach, McMaster University (2022-Present)
  • Former Division 1 Tennis player at Purdue University
  • 2 x Team Ontario Tennis Manager at Canada Games (2013, 2017)

Andrés Casteleyn - Coach & Camp Director

  • Camp Director of Mini Tennis and Smashing Aces Programs
  • Coach players ranging from 1.0 to 4.0 level
  • Coach for adult programs at BTC
  • 4 years of coaching experience, teaching players of all ages
  • Passionate about sport and healthy living through tennis
  • Private Lesson: $55 per hour
    Semi-Private: $65 per hour

Anna Momot – Assistant Coach

  • Tennis Canada Coach 1
  • Candidate of Master sport of Ukraine
  • Participant of ITF tournaments
  • Bachelor of Sport (Manager/Administrator) in the field of physical culture and sports/Physical education instructor
  • PTR performance certification
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