Beginner's Tennis

Lake Norman Tennis Association

Why learn tennis?

  • Get active / healthy
  • Meet new people
  • Learn a life – long sport


What is Try Tennis?

Try Tennis is an instructional program designed for Adult beginners. It’s a 6 – week series of clinics in which participants learn the fundamentals of the game. Go from the “couch to the court” in 6 weeks! A racket is included in the program cost. It’s the perfect way to try out the sport. There’s also a Try Tennis version for kids. Get the whole family enjoying tennis.

For more information, or to register for an upcoming Adult Try Tennis session in the Lake Norman, please go to

Adult Try Tennis Sessions in Lake Norman

View the most up to date calendar of Try Tennis Sessions here. 

What is Try Match?

Try Match provides new players an opportunity to play matches in a supportive environment with LNTA volunteers on site to answer questions about scoring and rules. The goal of Try Match is to prepare players to transition to USTA league play. LNTA will be offering Try Match Fast 4 Tournaments throughout 2021. Fast 4 tournaments only require a half-day to play:
  • Round-robin format
  • First player to win four games wins that round
  • No-ad scoring
  • Service lets are played
  • Fast 4 tiebreaks are played at three games all

Current and former Try Tennis players or any 2.5-rated or below beginners are encouraged to participate. The first Fast 4 tournament will be held Saturday, March 13 at Hornets Nest Park from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Players can register here. There s a $25 registration fee.

Additional 2021 dates for Try Match Fast 4 Tournaments will be:

  • April 10 @ Prosperity Athletic Club
  • May 8 @ Lake Norman Tennis Center
  • June 12
  • August 14
  • September 11
  • October 9
  • November 19

Play in one or play in them all!

Local Parks and Clubs

There are many local parks and clubs throughout the Lake Norman footprint that offer clinics and lessons for beginners. Visit our parks and clubs page for more information.