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Junior Tennis Clinics

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Simsmore Tennis is coming to Simsbury Farms! 
These junior clinics will include tennis and pickleball instruction for 7-14 year olds. The clinic will include a light warmup, skills drills to work on the basics of the games, drills for stroke repetition and live ball play. Players will be broken into groups based on level of play.

Participants should bring a tennis racquet and pickleball racquet if they have it (some loaners will be available), water bottles, a towel, sunscreen/hat/sunglasses and a snack. Demo racquets for tennis and pickleball will be available. Both will be for sale as well along with basic accessories.

Each week will run from Monday through Thursday with Friday as a rain date if needed.

Program Weeks:

Take a look at our Mini Clinics for 5 and 6 year olds!

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Cancellation Policy
Simsbury Culture, Parks and Recreation has the right to cancel programs due to low enrollment. Registration fees will be refunded in the case of program cancellations.

Behavior Policy
Rules, Behavior, and Discipline Policy
Participants will be responsible for following ALL program rules as listed below:
*Participants must be respectful to other participants, staff, and facilities and equipment at all times.
*Participants must remain in designated program areas at all times unless escorted by an instructor.
*Participants must stay with their instructor at all times.
*Participants must use appropriate language with other participants and staff at all times.
*Participants are only permitted to leave the program when they are signed out by a parent/guardian or other
authorized person.

All children are expected to behave in a proper and respectful manner. We will not tolerate any physical violence, name calling, foul language, destruction of property, or any other behavior deemed inappropriate by the staff. In accordance with the severity and frequency of the behavior, a behavior tracking form may be completed and kept on file. Parents will be notified and receive a copy of any such form. If warranted, the Recreation Department reserves the right to dismiss or suspend any child from the program. No refunds will be given.

About the Instructors
Tyler Gibson
A tennis scholarship brought Tyler to the University of Hartford in 1992, where he was a player, assistant coach and Head coach. He has worked in Maryland at Chevy Chase Country Club and then Head Pro at Bethesda Country Club. He has called Simsmore Tennis home since 2002. Tyler will bring his passion and experience in the game with over 40 years of experience to Simsbury Farms this summer. Tyler believes in teaching all 8 shots of the game along with solid footwork and a strategic sense of singles and doubles. Come out and enjoy the game with him this summer!

Claudia Berns
Claudia has been teaching tennis for almost 20 years. She brings a unique perspective to the game. She began playing as an adult and was able to progress from a 2.5 to a 4.5 and then become a teaching professional. She enjoys sharing her experiences and knowledge to help others achieve their full tennis potential and to enjoy the game of tennis as much as she does!

Adam Howard
Adam started playing competitive tennis in 2010. Playing on his local high school team and then for WCSU in Danbury, CT for four years. He started teaching in 2018 at Simsmore Tennis. Applying his passion for playing the game to helping others improve their tennis skills. He has been coaching the U14 Junior Team Program at Simsmore since 2020. He coaches both adults and junior players, taking them from beginners to playing competitively on USTA and high school teams.

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