Tennis

Whether you’re just picking up a racket for the first time, kicking the rust off after many years, or looking to improve your game, take advantage of these great opportunities to find your groove no matter your level — and have a lot of fun in the process!

SRA offers four beautiful tennis courts that were freshly re-surfaced in 2022. Our two upper courts have new LED lighting for evening tennis. And our lowest court (#4) is striped for two pickleball courts and there are two portable pickleball nets available for your use.

Youth Tennis Team

The Land Sharks Youth Tennis Team at SRA (ages 11-18) compete in the Mount Vernon Community Tennis League (MVCT) Junior Division. The tennis team practices Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 11:00 am based on age group. Matches are held on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. The coaches determines placement on the ladder for match play. Players 10 and younger participate in a noncompetitive program with opportunities to play “training matches.”

REGISTER YOUR SHARK ATHLETE HERE

FOR THE 2022 SRA DIVE, SWIM AND TENNIS SEASON

REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN 4/4 TO 5/26

LATE REGISTRATION BEGINS 5/27 HERE

Tennis Team Representative Simmons Lough & Tracy Phillips srajrtennis@gmail.com

Youth Tennis Lessons

Benefit from individual attention and instruction, and develop basic skills and fine-tune advanced skills, through private individual lessons with our talented tennis instructors. Lessons are coordinated between the member and the instructor in advance. Please pick up a contact sheet from the front office when the season begins.

Email Youth Tennis Rep Simmons Lough at c.simmons.lough@gmail.com with questions.

Adult Lessons & Play

Instructors will conduct lessons using play-based skill and ability acquisition. Drills will leverage a player's abilities to enhance tactical play. Competitive play preparation includes etiquette, rules, strategy, and tactics. Lessons are available in 4-week sessions from May through September to allow for maximum flexibility.

Women's Tennis Representative Lorrie Rezendez lorretired@aol.com

Women's Tennis Representative Jennifer Bridgman JLkrempin@gmail.com

Men's Tennis Representative Dave Sadlier dave@sadlier.net

Men's Friday Tennis Happy Hour

Stay tuned for the return of weekly Friday evening informal Men's tennis happy hour. No matter your level of skill or experience, this is a fun event where we play doubles and every 15 minutes rotate as to change things up and socialize with others. Bring your cooler and beverage. No glass, ever. We play music.

Men's Tennis Happy Hour Organizer Dave Sadlier dave@sadlier.net

Summer 2022 Adult Tennis Lessons

We are offering summer lessons and classes through Advantage Tennis (the same company that provided Spring Tennis at SRA. Six lessons for $120. Class series begins June 14 or August 2. More mature 16 and 17 year old players can also register for these adult classes. Course types ranges and are offered for all levels. From Ladies tennis, to beginners, advanced beginners, intermediate and advanced. Doubles and singles. Tennis balls will be provided by the instructor.

The link below to Advantage Tennis provides more information, but the classes are generally on Tuesdays or Wednesdays in the evening (7 pm or 8 pm).

To learn more, register and pay for lessons at SRA through Advantage Tennis, please click the button below to be routed to the Advantage Tennis website.

This year, competitive tennis programming will run as an individual-based flex-league instead of the traditional team structure. Interested players can learn more and register at www.fthuntflex.com.

Women's Fort Hunt FLEX League Tracy Phillips fthuntflex@gmail.com

2300 Brinitzer Way

Alexandria, VA 22308

703-780-8900

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