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Tennis Academies, Clinics & Lessons

Play Hard. Win Easy.

Whether you are an advanced beginner, intermediate or advanced player, The Wintergreen Tennis Academy has programs specially tailored to improve your game. Some of the skills that you will acquire include: doubles positioning and movement, mental toughness techniques, communication, racquet skills, and aggressive play such as poaching and the "I" formation. We guarantee you will have FUN! Find out what past participants are saying about the Wintergreen Tennis Academy!

All academies include free outdoor court time, discounted indoor court time, 20% discount in the pro shop, free use of our demo racquets and an academy souvenir. The Wintergreen Tennis Academy approach to instruction is built upon:

  • Knowing every player has a unique game
  • Knowing every player learns differently
  • Knowing every player has their own goals
  • Knowing hard work and discipline are required for success

Academy Discounts - Wintergreen offers our new and returning Academy participants various discounts. Discounts cannot be combined.

  • Academy participants will receive a 20% discount on the Daily Lodging Rate (excluding holidays). Call 800-266-2444.
  • Club members receive a 20% discount and their accompanied guests are eligible for a 10% discount
  • All past Academy participants receive a 10% discount
  • Bring 11 friends and the 12th person is free

For registration or more information on any of our programs, please call 434-325-8235.

Spring/Summer Weekend Stroke & Strategy Academy

This comprehensive program emphasizes simplicity, strategy, court positioning, footwork, and mental toughness with a low student to teacher ratio. All levels will benefit from this program which includes: video analysis if requested, snacks, academy souvenir, merchandise discount, unlimited outdoor court time, and unlimited use of the ball machine. Bring your own group and customize the academy to your needs! Great for USTA teams.

  • $330 per person (weekends, 9 hours group instruction, 1/2 hour private lesson per person, unlimited use of the ball machine, complimentary use of outdoor courts) 

For registration or more information, please call 434-325-8235.

Session Times

  • Fridays 2-5 pm; Saturdays 10 am-12 pm, 2-4 pm; Sunday 10 am-12 pm

2019 Summer Academies are scheduled for every weekend.  

Fall/Winter Schedule

October 4, 11, and 18

November 1, 15, 22, and 29

December 6, 20, and 27

January 3, 17, 24, and 31

February 14, 21, and 28

Times: Friday 2-5 pm, Saturday 2-5 pm, and Sunday 9-11 am

Cost: $285

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    Build Your Own Mid-Week Tennis Academy

    It's your game -- you decide. Bring a friend and build your own academy!

    • Minimum 3 participants
    • Minimum 3 hours
    • $27.5 per person, per hour of instruction
    • 20% off Daily Lodging Rate
    • Monday-Thursday
    • Available every month except July and August
    • Not available during holiday weeks such as Thanksgiving and Christmas

    For registration or more information, please call 434-325-8235.

    Summer Midweek Stroke & Strategy Academy

    This comprehensive program emphasizes simplicity, strategy, court positioning, footwork, and mental toughness with a low student to teacher ratio. All levels will benefit from this program which includes: video analysis if requested, snacks, academy souvenir, merchandise discount, unlimited outdoor court time, and unlimited use of the ball machine. Bring your own group and customize the academy to your needs!! Great for USTA teams.

    • $415 per person (midweek, 12 hours group instruction, 1/2 hour private lesson per person, unlimited use of the ball machine, complimentary use of outdoor courts) 

    For registration or more information, please call 434-325-8235.

    Session Times

    • Tuesdays 2-4 pm; Wednesdays & Thursdays 10 am-12 pm, 2-4 pm; Fridays 10 am-12 pm

    2019 Session Dates 

    • July 2-5
    • July 9-12
    • July 16-19
    • July  23-26
    • July 30-August 2
    • August 13-16
    • August 20-23
    • August 27-30

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    Nike Tennis Camps

    Designed for all level of players ages 7-18 from beginner to advanced. Beginners will have the opportunity to learn the “Sport of a Lifetime”, while intermediate and advanced players will focus on technical and tactical improvement. Look for specific Tournament Training programs which focus on advanced drills, intensive physical training and lots of match play with an emphasis on shot selection, mental toughness, and winning strategies.

    Camp Features

    • Skill Development
    • Emotional & Mental Training
    • Individualized Instruction
    • Team Competition
    • Footwork, Fitness, and Agility Training
    • Supervised match play
    • Camp T-shirt

    Rates

    • Day: $595
    • Extended Day: $695
    • Overnight: $995

    2019 Nike Tennis Camps Dates 

    June 9-13
    June 23-27
    July 7-11
    July 21-25 (day camp only)
    August 4-8

    Click to Register

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    Junior Tennis & Golf Camp

    4 days of fun and learning!

    • Held weekly during the summer, Monday through Thursday
    • Tennis instruction by a USPTA or PTR Professional
    • Golf instruction by a PGA Professional
    • Small Student to Teacher Ratio
    • Learn rules and etiquette
    • Develop eye/hand coordination, fitness, and agility
    • Improve tennis stroke production and court movement through fun games and drills
    • Golf skills instruction covering putting, pitching, and bunker play
    • Schedule:
      • 9-11 Tennis
      • 11-12:30 Pool/Lunch
      • 12:30-2:30   Golf
    • Lunch included

    Tuition
    $329 for all week or $89 daily

    2019 Junior Camps Dates
    June 3-6

    17-20**


    July 1-4 8-11 * 15-18 22-25* 
    August July 29-Aug 1 12-15  

    * Golf Only

    **Tennis Only 


    Please contact our tennis staff to book your Junior Tennis/Golf Camp at (434) 325-8345 or emails us at [email protected]

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    After School Junior Tennis at Stoney Creek

    Developing Players Through Fun and Competition!

    This after school program is designed for children who have never played tennis as well as those with prior experience.

    Through instruction and fun games, both classes are designed to teach children the game of tennis in a relaxed atmosphere. Beginner players will learn the fundamentals of tennis, including the proper swinging motion for ground strokes, volleys, overheads and serves. More experienced players will review and improve upon basic strokes, as well as focusing on strategy during match play. 

     Rates and Dates for 2019 coming soon.

    Sign your child up now to learn the Sport of a Lifetime! Please call Wintergreen Tennis at 434-325-8345 to get your child registered for these fun and invigorating classes. 

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    Clinics & Lessons

    Schedule of clinics may vary depending on time of year. See This Week At Wintergreen for a listing of available clinics and times. Many clinics sell out and therefore registration in advance is highly recommended. To register or for more information on any of our programs, please call 434-325-8235.

    • Private Lessons ($80/$70)
      Private lessons are available at your convenience.
    • The Daily Tennis Clinic $25 for Resort Guests; $20 for Members
      Enjoy the best of midweek tennis with fun, fast-paced drills and instruction offered Monday-Thursday from 12-1 pm. The clinic is open to all level of players and guests are welcome to attend. Each clinic will feature a new and changing theme and rotating instructors. Please call 434-325-8345 to save your spot today.
    • Advanced Workout (4.0 players and higher - $40)
      This 90 minute class is for adults and tournament level juniors who want to experience a college style workout. Through a combination of pro fed, “live ball”, and competitive drills, your court movement, shot selection, concentration, and fitness will elevate to a higher level.
    • Drills for Skills ($25)
      One hour of cutting edge drills designed to improve your stroke production and competitive ability - themed after the Stroke of the Day.
    • Cardio Tennis ($25)
      Looking for an opportunity to improve your aerobic fitness? This is it!!! One hour of heart pumping activity designed for beginner and advanced players. Drills are designed to promote improved stroke production, speed, and agility, while constantly keeping your heart rate at an elevated but comfortable level. Personal heart rate monitors are recommended if you have one.
    • Matchplay Madness ($40)
      This 90 minute clinic offers 3.0 players and above the opportunity to work on the strategic parts of their game. Wintergreen's tennis staff will coach and/or join you in singles or doubles matchplay. Court positioning, strategy, and the mental side of the game are the focus of this session.
    • Junior Clinic ($25)
      Juniors (ages 7-14) will focus on stroke production, court movement, and fun games in this 1 hour session.
    • Mighty Mites ($22)
      Children (ages 4-6) will learn the FUNdamentals of tracking, eye hand coordination, and basic tennis skills with a low teacher/student ratio.
    • Adult Clinics at Stoney Creek - September 21 through the closing of the Stoney Creek Tennis Courts
      • Men's Clinic, Fridays from 10-11 am. For men rated 3.5 and higher, the focus will be on live ball drills and point play. Cost: Members: $20; Non-Member: $25. Call 434-325-8345 to register.
      • Shot of the Week Clinic, Fridays 11 am-12 pm. Pro will pick a specific shot or skill each week with a combination of fed-ball drills and live point play. All skill levels welcome. Cost: Members: $20; Non-Member: $25. Call 434-325-8345 to register.
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    Tennis, Wine, and Cider Camps

    World-Ranked Tennis Meets Internationally Recognized Vineyards

    You love tennis. You love wine. You love beer and cider. You’ll love these Tennis & Wine and Tennis & Beer/Cider Camps! Start the weekend on Friday afternoon with an exclusive tour to three local vineyards. You’ll travel in style with the Monticello Wine & Tour Coach Co. for these camps. The wine tour includes a five hour tour of Veritas, King Family and a surprise vineyard. Sample their internationally recognized wines, tour their private cellars and enjoy a lunch enhanced with wine pairings. Beer/Cider tour includes a visit to Devils Backbone, Bold rock, and Blue Mountain. 

    Spend Saturday morning and afternoon training with the academy staff. Instruction provided by the Wintergreen Tennis Professionals and will focus on strategy, tactics, and learning to win more points! World ranked instruction will feature fast paced drills, low player to pro ratio, custom-tailored instruction, and academy souvenir for the participants.

    Bonus! Saturday afternoon will feature a wine or beer/cider tasting with snacks provided by DeVine. 

    You’ll round out your tennis camp Sunday morning more tennis instruction.

    All participants will receive a written review of what you covered and tennis tips following the weekend.

    Dates:
    October 25:Beer & Cider
    November 8: Wine
    December 13: Beer & Cider
    January 10: Wine
    February 7: Wine


    Times: Friday Tour 12-5 pm, Saturday 10 am- 12 pm and 2-4 pm, and Sunday 10 am - 12 pm

    Cost: $415, and $375 for Wintergreen Members


    Call 434-325-8345 to sign up.   Tennis & Wine Camp Flier