Learn to Play Tennis This Summer With Youth & Adult Lessons

Registration is underway for Rockford Park District tennis lessons for children ages 3-16, and adults ages 16 and older.

Two-week weekday sessions for children and youth begin the week of June 5, 2017, and are offered through July 17. Lessons meet for eight 45-minute classes (45-minute classes for ages 3-6), offered Monday-Thursday mornings and evenings at Guilford Tennis Center, 5702 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford.

Cardio Tennis lessons for ages 16 and older provide players of all abilities with a fun, high-energy workout featuring fast-paced drills to burn calories, and are offered in June and July morning sessions at Guilford Tennis Center.

Racquets will be provided for daily use in all tennis lessons and programs.



Rockford Park District invites current and future tennis enthusiasts for free outdoor tennis fun at the Tennis Summer Kick-Off at Forest City Tennis Center, 7801 E. State St., Rockford, on Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-noon. Activities will include free introductory lesson for all ages at the event, free skill level evaluations for lesson placement, and a free Cardio Tennis demonstration for adults from 11:00 am until noon.

Youth age 15 and under present at the event who sign up for summer tennis lessons or camps will receive, while supplies last, a free tennis racquet or can of tennis balls, and one free Magic Waters Waterpark admission voucher.

Lessons are taught by Forest City Tennis Center staff; registrations for Park District tennis programs and tournaments will be taken on site.


For the Rockford Park District to be the best urban park and recreation system in North America, as measured by national standards and the citizens we serve.


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