Youth Tennis



HPARD’s Houston Youth Tennis Program (also referred to as the National Junior Tennis & Learning or HTA-NJTL) is a FREE, year-round program that offers basic tennis instruction to registered participants ages 4-18 (ages 6-18 during the school year).

The program and instruction is offered at parks across the city. Participants are encouraged to take part in USTA Junior Team Tennis leagues and play in the annual Holiday Cheer Tennis Tournament in December.

The Houston Youth Tennis Program is co-sponsored by the Houston Tennis Association, Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, Tennis Express, USTA Foundation, Harris County Department of Education CASE for Kids and the Houston Ladies Tennis Association.

If you have any questions, please contact the Houston Parks & Recreation Department Youth Tennis Office at 832.395.7561.

What to Wear and Bring with you to class

  • Bring email confirmation of online registration with you
  • Wear smooth-soled tennis shoes
  • Bring your own tennis racquet
  • Wear light colored clothing
  • Bring water to tennis class to remain hydrated
  • Sunscreen and a hat help protect skin from the sun
  • Use the restroom before arriving to class

Registration Notes:

  • Please note that registration closes when class is full or on the specific date listed for the class session.
  • You may register for one site only and you must attend full schedule.
  • If class is full, a waiting list will be created. Please only show up for class if/when you receive an email confirming your registration for the class.
  • Enroll in the APPROPRIATE class for your skill level. Do not sign up for a different class because the one you want is full.
  • If enrolled in a class, show up the first day to avoid having your slot being given away to someone else on the waiting list.
  • Students should bring their own racquet to each class.

  • WINTER SESSION
    (M & W Afternoon)
  • WINTER SESSION
    (T & Th Afternoon)
  • WINTER SESSION
    (Home School)
  • SPRING SESSION
    (M & W Afternoon)
  • SPRING SESSION
    (T & Th Afternoon)
  • SPRING SESSION
    (Home School)
  • SUMMER SESSION

  • SUMMER SESSION

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  • FALL SESSION

  • FALL SESSION
    HOME SCHOOL
  • TENNIS
    DREAMERS PROGRAM

WINTER SESSION (Mon. & Wed. Afternoon) (8 - Week Sessions)
Registration closes when full or January 26, 2022.
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: 6 - 10 Jr. Development 1 - (Beginner Level Instruction/Play)
8 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) All sites except
for Cherryhurst
10 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) Only at
Cherryhurst Tennis Courts
Note: Must pass a skills test for Jr. Development 3. Only available at sites marked with
an asterisk (*)
.
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: Jan. 19 - Mar. 19, 2022
No Class Monday, January 17, 2022 (COH Holiday)
Time: Jr. Development 1, Mon. & Wed. (4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.)
Jr. Development 2, Mon. & Wed. (5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.)
Jr. Development 2, Mon. & Wed. (6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.)
Locations: - BENDWOOD*
  12700 Kimberley, 77024, 832.395.7561
- HIGHLAND
  3316 DeSoto, 77091, 832.395.7561
- JAYCEE
  1300 Seamist, 77008, 832.395.7561
- R.L & CORA JOHNSON*
  9920 Porto Rico, 77041, 713.895.6141
- SAGEMONT*
  11507 Hughes, 77089, 281.922.2343
- WESTWOOD
  4045 Lemac, 77025, 832.395.7561
Information: 832.395.7561

WINTER SESSION (Tue. & Thu. Afternoon) (8 - Week Sessions)
 Registration closes when full or January 25, 2022.
 NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: 6 - 10 Jr. Development 1 - (Beginner Level Instruction/Play)
8 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) All sites except
for Cherryhurst
10 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) Only at
Cherryhurst Tennis Courts
Note: Must pass a skills test for Jr. Development 3. Only available at sites marked with
an asterisk (*).
Time at Lee LeClear site are different see information below marked with a caret (^).
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: Jan. 18 - Mar. 10, 2022
No Class Monday, January 17, 2022 (COH Holiday)
Time: Jr. Development 1, Tue. & Thu. - 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Jr. Development 2, Tue. & Thu. - 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Jr. Development 2, Tue. & Thu. - 6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Locations: - CHERRYHURST*
  1700 Missouri, 77006, 713.284.1992
  Jr. Development 2 (Ages 10 - 18) - 5:15 p.m. - ????
- FINNIGAN
  4900 Providence, 77020, 713.678.7385
- LEE LECLEAR^*
  9506 S Gessner, 77074, 713.272.3697
  Jr. Development 1 (Ages 6 - 10) - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  Jr. Development 2 (Ages 8 - 18) - 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  Jr. Development 3* (with approval) - 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
- NOTTINGHAM*
  14205 Kimberley, 77079, 832.395.7561
- SUNNYSIDE*
  3502 Bellfort, 77051, 713.734.5061
Information: 832.395.7561

WINTER SESSION - Wed. & Fri. mornings (Home School) (8 - Week Sessions)
Registration closes when full or January 26, 2022.
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: 6 - 10 Jr. Development 1 - (Beginner Level Instruction/Play)
8 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) All sites except
for Cherryhurst
10 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) Only at
Cherryhurst Tennis Courts
Note: Must pass a skills test for Jr. Development 3. Only available at sites marked with
an asterisk (*).
Time at Lee LeClear site are different see information below marked with a caret (^).
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: Jan. 18 - Mar. 10, 2022
No Class Monday, January 17, 2022 (COH Holiday)
Time & Locations: - HIGHLAND+   3316 DeSoto, 77091, 713.269.9986
  Wed. & Fri. - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
- LEE LECLEAR+
  9506 S Gessner, 77074, 713.272.3697
  Tue. & Thu., 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
- MEMORIAL PARK+
  1500 Memorial Loop Dr, 77007, 832.395.7556
  Tue. & Thu., 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Information: 832.395.7561

SPRING SESSION I - (Mon. & Wed. Afternoon) (8 - Week Sessions)
 Registration closes when full or January 25, 2022.
 NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: 6 - 10 Jr. Development 1 - (Beginner Level Instruction/Play)
8 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) All sites except
for Cherryhurst
10 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) Only at
Cherryhurst Tennis Courts
Note: Must pass a skills test for Jr. Development 3. Only available at sites marked with
an asterisk (*).
Time at Lee LeClear site are different see information below marked with a caret (^).
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: Jan. 19 - Mar. 19, 2022
No Class Monday, January 17, 2022 (COH Holiday)
Time: Jr. Development 1, Mon. & Wed. - 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Jr. Development 2, Mon. & Wed. - 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Jr. Development 2, Mon. & Wed. - 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Locations: - BENDWOOD*
  12700 Kimberley, 77024, 832.395.7561
- BRIARMEADOW
  7703 Richmond, 77063, 832.395.7561
- HIGHLAND
  3316 DeSoto, 77091, 832.395.7561
- R.L & CORA JOHNSON*
  9920 Porto Rico, 77041, 713.895.6141
- SAGEMONT*
  11507 Hughes, 77089, 281.922.2343
- WESTWOOD
  4045 Lemac, 77025, 832.395.7561
Information: 832.395.7561

SPRING SESSION - (Tue. & Thu. Afternoon) (8 - Week Sessions)
Registration closes when full or March 28, 2022.
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: 6 - 10 Jr. Development 1 - (Beginner Level Instruction/Play)
8 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) All sites except
for Cherryhurst
10 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) Only at
Cherryhurst Tennis Courts
Note: Must pass a skills test for Jr. Development 3. Only available at sites marked with
an asterisk (*).
Time at Lee LeClear site are different see information below marked with a caret (^).
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: Jan. 19 – Mar. 19, 2022
No Class Monday, January 17, 2022 (COH Holiday)
Time: Jr. Development 1, Mon. & Wed. - 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Jr. Development 2, Mon. & Wed. - 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Jr. Development 2, Mon. & Wed. - 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Locations: - CHERRYHURST*
  1700 Missouri, 77006, 713.284.1992
  5:15 p.m. - ???? – Jr. Development 2 (Ages 10 – 18)
- FINNIGAN
  4900 Providence, 77020, 713.678.7385
- LEE LECLEAR^*
  9506 S Gessner, 77074, 713.272.3697
  Jr. Development 1 (Ages 6-10) - ^4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  Jr. Development 2 (Ages 8-18) - ^5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  Jr. Development 3 * (with approval) - *6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
- MEYERLAND
  5151 Jason, 77096, 832.395.7561
- NOTTINGHAM*
  14205 Kimberley, 77079, 832.395.7561
- SUNNYSIDE*
  3502 Bellfort, 77051, 713.734.5061
Information: 832.395.7561

SPRING SESSION - Wed. & Fri. Mornings (Home School) (8 - Week Sessions)
Registration closes when full or January 26, 2022.
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: 6 - 10 Jr. Development 1 - (Beginner Level Instruction/Play)
8 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) All sites except
for Cherryhurst
10 - 18 Jr. Development 2 - (Advanced Beginner Level Instruction/Play) Only at
Cherryhurst Tennis Courts
Note: Must pass a skills test for Jr. Development 3. Only available at sites marked with
an asterisk (*).
Time at Lee LeClear site are different see information below marked with a caret (^).
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: Mar. 22 – May 13, 2022
No Class Monday, January 17, 2022 (COH Holiday)
Time & Locations: - HIGHLAND+
  3316 DeSoto, 77091, 713.269.9986
  Wed. & Fri., - 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
- LEE LECLEAR+
  9506 S Gessner, 77074, 713.272.3697
  Tue. & Thu., 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- MEMORIAL PARK+
  1500 Memorial Loop Dr, 77007, 832.395.7556
  Tue. & Thu., 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Information: 832.395.7561

SUMMER SESSION - Morning (6 - Week Sessions)
Registration information for 2022 Summer Sessions is not yet available. Please continue to visit us for updates
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: TBA
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: TBA
Time & Locations: TBA
Information: 832.395.7561

SUMMER SESSION - Afternoon (6 - Week Sessions)
Registration information for 2022 Summer Sessions is not yet available. Please continue to visit us for updates
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: TBA
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: TBA
Time & Locations: TBA
Information: 832.395.7561

SUMMER SESSION - Morning (6 - Week Sessions)
Registration information for 2022 Summer Sessions is not yet available. Please continue to visit us for updates
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: TBA
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: TBA
Time & Locations: TBA
Information: 832.395.7561

SUMMER SESSION - Afternoon (6 - Week Sessions)
Registration information for 2022 Summer Sessions is not yet available. Please continue to visit us for updates
NJTL uses the ROGY-Red, Orange, Green, Yellow-progression in tennis classes.

Ages: TBA
Registration: TBA
Fee: Free
Program Dates: TBA
Time & Locations: TBA
Information: 832.395.7561

 

The Houston Parks and Recreation Department Youth Tennis Program is a free program offered at a variety of public parks throughout the year. In partnership with Houston Tennis Association, Inc. – National Junior Tennis and Learning (HTA NJTL), the program provides children the fundamentals of the game of tennis and educational components that develop life skills.

Youth tennis classes are categorized by age group with some separation based on skill within scheduled times. If it rains and the courts are unplayable, class is cancelled. Schedules may change due to demand or need and enrollment will be limited on a “first come, first served” basis.

2022 Fall I Session

Ages: 6 – 18 years old
Registration: August 10 – 22, 2022
Online Registration
Fee: Free
Program Dates: August 29 – October 6, 2022
Days: Monday & Wednesday or
Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 4:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Locations: Bendwood Park (12700 Kimberley Ln, 77024)
Briarmeadow Park (7703 Richmond Ave, 77063)
Cherryhurst Park (1700 Missouri St, 77006)
Charlton Park (8200 Park Place, 77017)
Highland Park (3316 Desoto, 77091)
R.L. & Cora Johnson Park (9920 Porto Rico, 77041)
Finnigan Park (4900 Providence, 77020)
Lee LeClear Tennis Center (9506 S. Gessner, 77074)
Meyerland Park (5151 Jason, 77096)
Nottingham Park (4205 Kimberley, 77079)
Sunnyside Park (3502 Bellfort, 77051)
Westwood Park (4045 Lemac, 77025)
Information: 832.395.7561

Fall II Session

Ages: 6 – 18 years old
Registration: September 19 - 30, 2022
Online Registration
Fee: Free
Program Dates: October 10 – November 19, 2022
Days: Monday & Wednesday or
Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 4:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Locations: Bendwood Park (12700 Kimberley Ln, 77024)
Briarmeadow Park (7703 Richmond Ave, 77063)
Charlton Park (8200 Park Place, 77017)
Cherryhurst Park (1700 Missouri St, 77006)
Finnigan Park (4900 Providence, 77020)
Highland Park (3316 Desoto, 77091)
Jaycee Park (1300 Seamist, 77008)
R.L. & Cora Johnson Park (9920 Porto Rico, 77041)
Lee LeClear Park (9506 S. Gessner, 77074)
Meyerland Park (5151 Jason, 77096)
Nottingham Park (4205 Kimberley, 77079)
Sunnyside Park (3502 Bellfort, 77051)
Westwood Park (4045 Lemac, 77025)
Information: 832.395.7561

HOME SCHOOL TENNIS
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department Home School Tennis Program is a free program offered at 3 parks throughout the year: Highland, Lee LeClear, and Memorial. In partnership with Houston Tennis Association, Inc. – National Junior Tennis and Learning (HTA NJTL), the program provides children the fundamentals of the game of tennis and educational components that develop life skills.

Youth tennis classes are categorized by age group with some separation based on skill within scheduled times. If it rains and the courts are unplayable, class is cancelled. Schedules may change due to demand or need and enrollment will be limited on a “first come, first served” basis.

2022 Fall I Session

Ages: 6 – 18 years old
Registration: August 10 – 22, 2022
Online Registration
Fee: Free
Program Dates: August 29 – October 7, 2022
Days: Wednesday & Friday or
Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Locations: Highland Park (3316 Desoto, 77091)
Lee LeClear Tennis Center (9506 S. Gessner, 77074)
Memorial Park Tennis Center (1500 Memorial Loop Dr, 77007)
Information: 832.395.7561

2022 Fall II Session

Ages: 6 – 18 years old
Registration: September 19 - 30, 2022
Online Registration
Fee: Free
Program Dates: October 10 – November 17, 2022
Days: Wednesday & Friday or
Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Locations: Highland Park (3316 Desoto, 77091)
Lee LeClear Tennis Center (9506 S. Gessner, 77074)
Memorial Park Tennis Center (1500 Memorial Loop Dr, 77007)
Information: 832.395.7561

TENNIS DREAMERS PROGRAM
This is a NJTL (National Junior Tennis and Learning) tennis program for intermediate level players designed to provide more playing time on court. The 3-hour camps during the week will be offered at three different parks: Highland Park, Lee LeClear Tennis Center, and Memorial Park Tennis Center. This is a free program to help improve play.

2022 Fall I Session

Ages: 6 – 18 years old
Registration: August 10 – 22, 2022
Online Registration
Fee: Free
Program Dates: August 29 – October 7, 2022
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday or
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Locations: Highland Park (3316 Desoto, 77091)
Lee LeClear Tennis Center (9506 S. Gessner, 77074)
Memorial Park Tennis Center (1500 Memorial Loop Dr, 77007)
Information: 832.395.7561

2022 Fall II Session

Ages: 6 – 18 years old
Registration: September 19 - 30, 2022
Register on Online Registration
Fee: Free
Program Dates: October 10 – November 17, 2022
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday or
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Locations: Highland Park (3316 Desoto, 77091)
Lee LeClear Tennis Center (9506 S. Gessner, 77074)
Memorial Park Tennis Center (1500 Memorial Loop Dr, 77007)
Information: 832.395.7561