Phone - (516) 465-4075
Below is a list of programs we offer in tennis and platform. All lessons take place at the Community Park Tennis Center, and the majority of these lessons are conducted during the school year. For registration information, please check our home page during the seasons listed in each article below. Please call the Recreation and Parks Administrative Office for any questions at (516) 465-4075.
Tots Tennis - Ages 4-5 and PeeWee Tennis - Ages 5 to 7 This level of tennis for the little player is a basic introduction to tennis, emphasizing basic movement and striking skills in a fun environment. Tennis rackets are provided for this age group.
Novice - Ages 6 to 7 Continued development of basic movement and striking skills on a full size court. Serving and scorekeeping will be introduced. Past Tennis experience required.
Junior - Ages 8 to 11 Extension of Novice Level program. Continued emphasis on striking concepts, movement, and skills related to tennis play.
Junior Advanced - Ages 8 to 11 For the more serious, more advanced students. These lessons are offered in 1 1/2 hr time slots. Experience required.
Senior - Ages 12 and older - Extension of Junior Program, continued emphasis on fundamentals and skills related to tennis play. Also fine for the beginner older student who wants to learn how to play tennis.
Senior Advanced - Ages 12 and older - For the more serious, more advanced student. These lessons are offered in 1 1/2 hour time slots. Experience required.
The Recreation and Parks Department offers a wide variety of lessons tailored to the needs of the Garden City Adult community. This program is open to adults 18 years of age and up who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. If you have any questions please call Steve Espey at the Community Park Office for further information at (516) 483-2525.
Tennis Ultimate Workout for Adults
We also offer a tennis workout program at the Community Park Tennis Facility that drills experienced tennis players. This 1 ½ hour class is offered on Saturday mornings at 10 am at a cost of $249. The program runs for nine weeks. To register for this great workout, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. Payment must accompany registration.
We offer a variety of skill level leagues that take place during the week. Whether you are a new player or an experienced player there is a league for you! Applications must be completely filled out for current and new players!
The leagues are a terrific way to meet new people and get some exercise during the winter doldrums, so why not join the fun! Why play competitive tennis anywhere else but in your hometown!
If you have any questions please call Steve Espey at the Community Park Office for further information at (516) 483-2525.
All beginners and advanced beginners are invited to attend and learn the basics of Platform Tennis. The hour and a half lesson and game play will be conducted for seven weeks in late fall and during the early spring. Lessons are open for male and female residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. For further information on this program please call the Community Park Office at (516) 483-2525.
Private lessons are available for tennis and platform players. Whether you are starting, picking the game up again or need specific improvements in your game, privates lessons can be arranged. For additional information please call the Tennis Clubhouse at (516) 483-2525.