The Wilmington Area Tennis Association is taking registration now for its summer programs.
Adult Tennis (ages 18+): Adults meet 6:30 p.m. Sundays. This fun and flexible league will match you up with other players at different levels for quick matches that rotate often. Scores will be kept throughout the summer and prizes awarded to the top players.
All levels are welcome. Price is $15 to cover balls and prizes. Register at wata.jerseywatch.com by clicking the red Register Now button.
Youth Team Tennis (ages 10 and under): Youth meet 6 p.m. June 11-15. More details can be found at the registration site www.midwestteamtennis.com. Space is limited.
WATA Tennis Academy (ages 11-18): The program runs June 4 through July 27. White group is for beginners at any age, orange group is for intermediate players (middle school through junior varsity age), black is for advanced (advance junior varsity through varsity age). Those interested are encouraged to pay for their sessions ahead of time online. A discount is offered for those who use pre-register online.
Players purchasing a summer pass will also receive a free private lesson.
Cost for White Group – M/W/F 9 to 10 a.m. beginners
Daily Pass – $12 (per session drop-in rate)
Monthly Pass – $120 ($10 per session)
Summer Pass – $192 ($8 per session)
Orange Group – M/W/F 9 to 1030 a.m. intermediate players (mostly middle school through junior varsity)
Daily Pass – $16 (per session drop-in rate)
Monthly Pass – $168 ($14 per session)
Summer Pass – $288 ($12 per session)
Black Group – M/W/F 10 a.m. to noon advanced players (mostly high school varsity)
Daily Pass – $20 (per session drop-in rate)
Monthly Pass – $216 ($18 per session)
Summer Pass – $360 ($15 per session)
To register for any package click on the red Register Now button at the WATA homepage. For those who plan to pay as you go, send an email in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org with player name and basic info.
WATA Summer Cup – (ages 11-18 must be able to serve and keep score)
WATA Summer Cup is the youth match play program. WSC dates will be announced soon. More details to come. There is no registration for this program. Just show up and play. All players will receive a T-shirt as a part of this program.
Players must be able to serve and know the basic rules, scoring, and etiquette before signing up for the Summer Cup. This program is matches only. Players looking for practice should sign up for WATA Tennis Academy.
Beginning players should consider taking the WATA Tennis Academy WHITE group to prepare for match play.