5-8 Year Olds

  • 5-8 Year Olds
  • 36' Court
  • 19"-21" inches

Skills Developed

For 5-6 year olds the emphasis is on age appropriate skills, including movement skills, throwing and receiving skills, and an introduction to court movement, agility training, and coordination drills with tennis related games and fun. This class focuses on the skills needed before players can be introduced to tennis.

For 7-8 year olds the emphasis is on advancing pre-tennis skills and introducing tennis specific court movement, agility training, stroke production, and beginning match play. Level 1-2 is for players who are new to tennis. Level 2-3 is for advanced beginners/intermediate players.

7-8 Levels 4-5 for players who have more advanced skills and who are starting tournament play. Players are moved into this level after passing skills assessment tests and with instructor approval only. Players are required to attend twice a week.

All junior players will need to purchase a Player Equipment Bag with personal equipment to use during class. This bag should be purchased in the Pro Shop prior to the first day of class. In addition, please bring a water bottle/jug and a tennis racquet sized by age.  For this level the racquet should be 19″-21″ long, based on the height of the player. Players need to wear a skirt/shorts/leggings with pockets to hold balls and tennis court shoes with non-marking soles.  Tennis racquets, junior clothing and shoes are sold in our pro shop.

Class sizes are limited to no more than 8 players per instructor. Unfortunately, due to this limited class size we are unable to accommodate make ups for missed classes unless we do not teach the class.

To register for a free membership with STC, please click here.

This level is for players who are 5-8 years old. We offer practices that meet once a week for 5-8 weeks. There is a maximum of 6 players per instructor.

7-8 yr olds will participate in JUNIOR MATCH DAYS on Sundays during the school year. Players compete with other players at their level. This is a low pressure team environment to teach match skills.

School Year Classes

Our school year program features practices in the afternoons and on Saturday mornings. Classes start the first week of school and continue through the end of May. Players can register online or in the pro shop. 

Summer Camps and Classes

Our Summer Camps and Classes feature week long morning summer camps and once a week evening/Saturday classes, starting the end of May through mid-August. Players can register in the pro shop or online.

Online registration requires setting up a family account with the tennis center. 

Schedule of Classes

7-8 Yr Old Summer Camps

Monday-Thursday 9 am-12 noon, Friday 9 am-4 pm

5-8 Yr Old Classes

Session 5 – 06/29-07/01   Session 6 – 07/10-08/12

Classes are taught indoors only for 5-6 year olds. Classes are both indoor/outdoors for 7-8 year olds. Minimum of 4 players per class.

Levels 1-2   M/T/W/Th  4:00-5:00 pm (Indoors) | Sat 9:30-10:30 am (Indoors/Outdoors)

Levels 2-3   M/T/W/Th  4:00-5:00 pm (Indoors) | Sat 9:30-10:30 am (Indoors/Outdoors)

Level 4-5

Players can register online or in the Pro Shop 817-421-5605



To create up a new member account with us, click on the button below and fill out a short form. We will create an account on your behalf, and then you may log in and register for classes and pay as well.

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Southlake Tennis Academy

Southlake Tennis Academy is a skills based program that focuses on age appropriate development.  We assess skill development and move players based on their ability to demonstrate the skills needed to play.  Players who are interested in competitive play beyond Match Day can find a list of the USTA sanctioned tournaments available for their level.  Our teaching staff is happy to suggest the levels of tournament play best suited to your players.

Texas Section Tournaments

10U USTA Membership