Creating Junior Tennis Players since 1967

The Tucson Racquet Club offers a full range of Junior Tennis Programs to satisfy the needs of every player. Whether you are a beginner needing to learn the basics or a nationally ranked tournament player, we have the right program and convenient schedule for you. Our Junior Programs cover the entire spectrum of development including detailed instruction, drill, movement, play situations, strategy and supervised play.


Red Ball – Ages 4-6

Players are introduced to the fundamentals of tennis through fun and games. The program is “sized right” utilizing our pickleball courts, peewee sized nets, racquets and balls which allow them to learn the sport quickly, have fun and succeed immediately. In addition, we provide sticker star charts and prizes every session.

  • Mon/Thu | 4:30pm-5:15pm
  • Offered by 5 week sessions

Jr Beginner Clinics – Ages 7-17

ORANGE BALL (ages 7-10)
Emphasizes stroke development, proper footwork, and play situations. Played on 60′ blue lined courts.

GREEN BALL (ages 11-12)
Introduces full court tennis with continued stroke production and proper footwork and then, learn to rally and play points with more consistency. Played on full 78′ court.

YELLOW BALL ages 13-17
Perfect for kids starting tennis at an older age and uses full court with the yellow ball teaching proper technique in all aspects of the game. Played on full 78′ court.

  • Wed/Thu | 4:30pm-6pm
  • Sat | 11am- 12:30pm
  • Saturday Practice | 1:30pm-3pm
  • Offered by 5 week sessions

Jr Development – Ages 7-14

The Jr. Development Program is designed for the total development of the Junior tennis player. Private lessons provide individual attention equally important, clinics reinforce the skills learned in the private lesson. Play strategies are emphasized in structured games and during playday matches also, tournament trips are scheduled throughout the year to provide coaching and match analysis.

  • Mon & Thu | 4:30pm-6pm
  • Offered by Spring (Jan-May) and Fall (Aug-Dec) semesters
  • Join anytime

Jr Excellence – Ages 10-17

The Junior Excellence Program is for players ranging from the intermediate to USTA tournament and high school players. Players in this program may have ranking goals and want to play college tennis. Players must have match play experience or an invitation from the Director of Jr Excellence, Coach Torrie.

  • Mon-Thu | 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Offered by Spring (Jan-May) and Fall (Aug-Dec) semesters
  • Join anytime


Questions about our Junior Tennis Program?