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Children's Courses for 2-10 years

Huntingdon Tennis Centre runs a range of courses for kids to cover various levels of age and ability as follows:

  • Toddler - Tennis 2 years and older An Introduction to the game of tennis. The fundamentals of agility, balance and co-ordination.
  • Whackit - Pre-school children aged 3 to 5 years old and uses sponge balls on a small court
  • Mini Tennis Red - Children aged 5 to 8 years old approximately but depend on length of time playing and individual ability. Uses sponge balls and progress onto very low compression tennis balls. Mini Red squads are subsidised by the club and the LTA
  • Mini Tennis Orange - Children aged approximately 8 to 9 years old depending on whether played mini tennis red previously uses low compression balls
  • Mini Tennis Green - Primary school children 9 to 10 years old depending on whether played mini tennis orange previously uses slightly lower compression balls than a full ball
  • Junior Beginners - Secondary School who have not played competitively. There are several courses but to start with players would need to start at 1130 on a Saturday or 1800 Tuesday in order that they may be assessed for most suitable squads.
  • Junior Improvers - Players who have attended several beginner courses or by invitation by the coach
  • Development and Performance -There are other courses for junior players that have received several years of coaching and those who play competitively.

Please ring Clare Bragg on 01480 411412 who will refer you to the appropriate coach to discuss your needs.


Children under 8 have access to a range of after school and Saturday courses which are run throughout term time and holiday camps run during the main school holidays and half term. Click here for the current term time courses for minis and juniors. Half term Camps are also advertised.

At all the Mini levels our coaches are trained to attract and identify talented kids, click here. We encourage young players to take part in FUN sessions with opportunities to participate in Mini-Tennis Tournaments against other clubs,click here.

Toddlers, Whackit and Mini Red courses are run indoors so these sessions are guaranteed. Mini Orange and Mini Green are run on the Outside Courts

Discounted fees are offered to Huntingdon Junior Tennis Club members who must be 8+ years. Courses for the younger minis are subsidised by the Club.

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