Sylvan Lake Park

Sylvan Lake Park Adult Tennis Programs

Adult Lessons

Class Schedule: 


adults swinging tennis raquets

Tennis for the “Health of It.”  Tennis is the sport of a lifetime and you are never too old to start.  It provides aerobic and anaerobic fitness by improving your cardiovascular fitness and maintaining high levels of energy by offering short, intense bursts of activity followed by short periods of rest which helps muscles use oxygen efficiently. It strengthens bones of younger players and helps prevent osteoporosis in older ones. Certified professionals help make this program fun and provide a great learning environment for the early stages of competition.  Have fun and stay fit!


For the new player! Grips, footwork, forehand and backhand groundstroke’s, volleys and serve will be introduced.


Participants will focus on coordinating movement and balance, hitting the ball with purpose and direction, and improve skill level through strengthening of the fundamentals.


Emphasis will be on incorporating skills into playing situations. Topspin and slice will be introduced. Drills and playing situations to include ball movement and control of varying ball speeds with shot anticipation.

Singles and Doubles Strategy

The strategy lessons are designed for the player who has successfully completed the Intermediate and Advanced levels. Emphasis is on singles and doubles strategies and incorporates the Four (4) “F’s”: Fundamentals, Footwork, Fitness, and Fun!! The one hour class combines strategy instruction with practice and match play and includes structured drills and on court games to improve player skills, tactics, and techniques

Questions about our tennis lessons? Contact: Adrian Chavez

Meet the Pros!

Click on a name below to reveal a biography of each tennis professional at Sylvan Lake Park:

Mike Koslik, Head Tennis ProCraig Sheets, associate tennis proGreg James, associate tennis pro

         Mike Koslik Head Pro          Craig Sheets Associate Pro          Greg James Associate Pro