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Reading Recreation Commission
320 S. 3rd St.
Reading, PA 19602
Phone: 610-655-6201
Fax: 610-655-6130

 

Tennis


Tennis

Tennis
Tennis
Tennis
Tennis
Tennis
Tennis

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Mission

  • Make available the game of tennis that emphasizes fun, increase wellness & self-esteem and teaches life skills that participants can carry over to their everyday lives.

Spring Programs

Please note city residents are those residing within the boundaries of the Reading School District.

*Due to the weather the time and location has changed
Spring Sign Up/Play Day

Come sign up for spring programs. Unsure of what program to register for. We will be here to help.
Saturday, April 7, 2018
*3rd & Spruce Rec Center - 9:00a.m.-12:00noon

Red Ball Tennis (Registration Form)
This program is designed for red ball players ages 5-8 yrs old.
April 14 - June 2, 2018
Saturdays - Hampden Park - 10:00a.m.-10:45a.m.
Cost: $25/resident, $35/non-resident

9 & Over Futures Session (Registration Form)
This is a 3 day a week program.  This developmental program is designed for beginner-intermediate levels.
April 9 - June 2, 2018
Mondays & Wednesdays - Hampden Park - 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Saturdays - Hampden Park - 11:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.

Cost: $50/resident, $75/non-resident

City Select Ballers (Registration Form)
This is a 5 day a week program. Players are advanced level with focus on tournament level play
April 9 - June 2, 2018
Mondays - Hampden Park - 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Tuesdays - Hampden Park - 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m (Match Play)

Wednesdays & Thursdays - City Park - 4:30p.m. - 5:45p.m.
Saturdays - Hampden Park - 11:00a.m. - 12:30p.m.
Cost: $100/resident, $125/non-resident

Match Play (Registration Form)
This is for tournament level players.  Round robin match play.
April 10 - May 29, 2017
Tuesdays - Hampden Park - 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Saturdays - Hampden Park - 11:00a.m - 12:30p.m
Cost: $50/resident, $75/non-resident

Adult Tennis (Registration Form)
This is a 2 day a week program for adult of all playing levels.
April 9 - May 30, 2018
Mondays & Wednesdays - Hampden Park - 7:00p.m.-8:30p.m.

Cost: $50/resident, $70/non-resident

Summer Programs

Please note city residents are those residing within the boundaries of the Reading School District.

Red Ball Summer Camp (Registration Form)
Program is for beginner player who use sponge or red ball. Ages 5-8 yrs old.
June 18 - August 9, 2018
Hampden Park
Monday - Thursday 9:00a.m. - 9:45a.m.
Cost: $30/resident, $45/non-resident, includes T-shirt

Extended Day Program (Registration Form)
Program is for red ball players who wish to extend their day doing a variety of activities including arts & crafts, reading and games.
June 18 - August 9, 2018
Hampden Park
Monday - Thursday 9:45a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Cost: $40/resident, $50/non-resident, includes lunch

Futures Camp (Registration Form)
Program is for beginner-intermediate players who use orange, green or yellow ball. Ages 9 & over.
June 18 - August 9, 2018
Hampden Park
Monday - Thursday 9:30a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Cost: $55/resident, $75/non-resident, includes T-shirt and lunch

Competitive Training I (Registration Form)
Program is for participants 10-14 yrs old.  Must meet skill criteria to enroll. 
This is a fun and energetic pathway to JTT, tournament & competitive tennis
Limited space available (24 max).
June 18 - August 9, 2018
Monday & Wednesday - 9:30a.m. - 11:30a.m. - Albright College
Tuesday & Thursday - 9:30a.m. - 11:30a.m. - City Park
Cost: $100/resident, $125/non-resident, includes T-shirt

Match Play (Registration Form)
This is for tournament level players.  Round robin match play.
June 23-August 11, 2018
Tuesdays - Hampden Park - 5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Saturdays - Hampden Park - 10:00a.m - 12:00p.m
Cost: $75/resident, $100/non-resident

Ballers (Registration Form)
Program is for advanced HS/college level players with focus on preparing for tournament play.
June 19 - August 11, 2018
Hampden Park
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Saturday 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Cost: $100/resident, $125/non-resident, includes T-shirt

Team Tennis
Program is for players who use orange, green or yellow ball.
Must be able to score and rally. Talk to your instructor about enrolling.
July 6 - August 10, 2018
Hampden Park
Friday 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Free for registered summer program participants

Adult Program (Registration Form)
June 18- August 8, 2018
Hampden Park
Monday & Wednesday 7:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.
Cost: $60/resident, $80/non-resident

LEAGUE SCHEDULES

 "El" COR League 2018
(El COR Schedule)

"El" COR League 2017
(El COR Schedule)

 "El" COR League 2016
(El COR Schedule)

2016 Berks Winter Junior Team Tennis League
(JTT 18U & 14U Schedule)

TOURNAMENTS

The Reading Open City Tournament (Non Ranking)
August 3-5, 2018
Hampden Park
Cost: $40 unlimited draws, $20 Singles, $10 doubles per person

http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=209250

The Reading Open City Tournament (B/G 16's Doubles SR-L5)
August 3, 2018
Hampden Park
Cost: $13/pp

http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments/TournamentHome/Tournament.aspx?T=22074 

Questions? Please email ryan_knarr@yahoo.comoo.com or call tournament director Ryan Knarr 610-451-2401

SPECIAL EVENTS

Family Friday Night Lightss
Bring the whole family out to these FREE events filled with tennis, games and food under the lights.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Friday, July 13, 2018
Friday, July 27, 2018
Friday, August 10, 2018
Hampden Park - 7:00p.m.-9:30p.m

Awards

2017 USTA EPD Volunteer of the Year - Carroll "Chip" Fossett

2017 USTA EPD #1 Ranked Junior 12's - Zachary Schrader

2017 USTA Middle States Premier Provider - CTA

2017 BCTA Hall of Fame Inductee - Larry Zerbe

2016 Tennis Industry Magazine-Park & Rec Agency of the Year

2016 Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) Excellence in Recreation & Parks

2016 USTA Middle States Premier Provider - CTA

2016 BCTA Hall of Fame Inductee - Russ Moore

2015 USTA Middle States Premier Provider - CTA

2015 USTA EPD Media Award - Tyler Washington

2015 18U Berks & District Champion, Section Runner-Up

2015 14U Berks Champion, District Runner-Up

2014 USTA EPD Pro of the Year- Larry Zerbe

2014 18U Berks & District Champion, Section Runner-Up

2013 USTA Middle States Media Excellence Award - David Emkey

2013 USTA EPD Media Award - David Emkey

2013 USTA 18U Berks & District Champion, Section Runner-Up

2013 Named in Tennis magazine as organization who efforts have made a difference in the world

2012 USTA Middle States Junior Volunteer of the Year- Mara Trifoi

2012 USTA EPD Courage Award - Russ Moore

2012 USTA 14U Berks & District Champion, Section Runner-Up

2011 USPTA Middle States Professional of the Year - Larry Zerbe

2011 USTA Middle States NJTL Chapter of the Year

2011 USTA 14U Berks, District & Section Runner-Up

2010 USTA 12U Berks, District & Section Champion

2009 USTA Middle States NJTL Chapter of the Year

2009 USTA NJTL of the Year

2005 USTA EPD Organization of the Year


Don’t miss our monthly COR television show on BCTV http://www.bctv.org  the first Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m.


Links

https://www.youtube.com/user/CORTennis
https://www.facebook.com/cortennis
http://www.berkscountytennis.com  

For more information email matthew.lubas@readingpa.gov or call  610.655.6067

 

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