Adults

The Spartanburg YMCA Tennis Center offers 8 lighted clay courts and 2 indoor hard courts.

Adult group tennis classes (beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels) are the training ground for most of our new adult players. We also offer a variety of drills, games, mixers, and special events to engage all levels of tennis players. These are a great opportunity to learn from our experienced tennis staff, improve your game, meet new friends, and enjoy playing tennis!

The Willis Road YMCA Adult Tennis program includes both recreational and competitive opportunities for individuals of all ages and experience levels. Select a program below to learn more on how to sign up for our adult tennis classes, events, and services.

Inclement Weather Policy: If the Spartanburg County Public Schools close for inclement weather (icy and/or snowy conditions), classes and special events will not be held. Tennis Private Lessons may be offered at the discretion of the tennis professional. 

New Member Orientation: All new SYMCA members showing an interest in tennis will be contacted by a SYMCA tennis professional within 7 days of joining to set up a FREE tennis New Member Orientation. Individual (Adult/Senior) orientations run 20 minutes. Couple or Family orientations run 35 minutes.

For more information please you can always contact your Racquet Sports Director, Warwick Bashford at (864) 310-6400, ext. 105.

Court Reservations:

  • Reservations may be scheduled 3 days in advance (beginning each day at 9pm).
  • Reservations are minimum of 30 minutes, maximum of 1:30 hours.
  • Reservations must be canceled at least 4 hours in advance.
  • Tennis & pickleball court reservations are forfeited after 15 minutes.
  • Reserve a court online at reservemycourt.com or call the welcome desk at (864) 310 – 6400 ext. 105
  • Walk-on court use is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Indoor Courts

Reservation required: Although there is no additional fee, Indoor Tennis Courts require a reservation. Please contact the Welcome Center at (864) 310-6400 to make a reservation or to check if courts are available.

Entering the club: Enter through the double doors at the main entrance. Verify your court reservation with the Front Desk.

Outdoor Courts

Reservation required: Although there is no additional fee, Outdoor Clay Courts also require a reservation. Please contact the Welcome Center at (864) 310-6400 to make a reservation or to check if courts are playable in the case of rain or frost.

Entering the club: Enter through the double doors at the main entrance. Verify your court reservation with the Front Desk.

ADULT INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

A great workout for men and women that combines some feeding drills to refine stroke technique and live ball game simulated drills to work on shot selection and strategy.

Saturday: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

1 Hour sessions: $18

These clinics are  designed to cover fundamentals and techniques for all strokes in tennis – forehands, backhands, volleys, overheads & serves. Players will learn the importance of the rally and keeping balls in play. The goal for every player will be to rally a ball an average of 4-6 times with a peer at a slow to medium pace. Players will also learn the basic grip variations for tennis strokes and when to use them.

  • Friday: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • 1 Hour sessions: $18 P/P

This clinic focuses on point-play scenarios, discussing and practicing the shots you’ll use in real-life tennis matches.

  • Wednesday: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
  • Thursday: 9:30 – 10:30 am
  • 1 Hour sessions: $18

This is a great opportunity to play in a mixed environment where we focus on court coverage, finding and attacking the opponents’ weaknesses.

Thursday: 9:30 am – 10:30 am

1 Hour sessions: $18

This clinic focuses on advanced play scenarios and point simulations.

 **4.0 or higher adult groups require a play test or invitation

  • Wednesday: 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Friday: 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • 1 Hour sessions: $18

Private, semi – private and small group instruction for  adults can be arranged individually by contacting your tennis professional. Fees cover both the court time and pro’s fee. Contact your Racquet Sports Director, Warwick Bashford at 864-569-8728 for questions or more information.

Cancellation Policy: Lessons that are not cancelled at least 24 hours in advance will be charged in full unless the tennis professional responsible for the lesson chooses otherwise.

PRIVATE TENNIS CLASSES

  • 30 min: $35
  • 60 min: $65

GROUP TENNIS CLASSES

2 Participants (Fee per person)

  • 30 min: $17.50
  • 60 min: $35.00

3 Participants (Fee per person)

  • 30 min: $12.00
  • 60 min: $24.00

4 Participants (Fee per person)

  • 30 min: $10.00
  • 60 min: $18.00

For more information you can always contact your Racquet Sports Director, Warwick Bashford at (864) 310-6400, ext. 105.