Beginner's Tennis

Lake Norman Tennis Association

Why learn tennis?

Get Active / Healthy

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Learn a Life-long Sport

What is Try Tennis?

Try Tennis is a 6-hour instructional program designed for beginners to learn the fundamentals of the game. Go from the “couch to court” in 6 hours! A racket is included in the program’s cost of $40.00. It’s a perfect way to try out the sport.

To view the most up-to-date calendar of Try Tennis Sessions in the Lake Norman area, click here.
For more information, about this state-wide program, click here.

Current Try Tennis Sessions

Session DatesDays TimesLocationAddressRegistration
June 16 - June 30Sundays7:00PM- 9:00PMHough High School12420 Bailey Rd, CorneliusREGISTER HERE
June 17 - July 1Mondays7:00 - 9:00PMHough High School12420 Bailey Rd, CorneliusREGISTER HERE
July 15- July 17Monday - Wednesday7:00 - 9:00PMMallard Creek High School3825 Johnston Oehler Rd, CharlotteREGISTER HERE

What is Try Play?

Try Play is a 6-hour instructional program designed as a follow-up to Try Tennis. Players learn the ins and outs of playing a tennis match. These play-to-learn sessions consist of instruction and guided play. The program is ideal for Try Tennis graduates and beginner tennis players that have very little match play experience. The program cost $70.00.

For more information about this statewide program, click here.

Current Try Play Sessions

DATESDAYSTIMESLOCATIONADDRESSREGISTRATION LINK
July 10, 17, 24, 31Wednesdays7:00 PM - 8:30 PMBailey Road Park11536 Bailey Rd, CorneliusREGISTER HERE

Try Play sessions are completed for the year, but we’ll update when new events are offered. Please check back!

What is Try Match?

Try Match is perfect for adult Try Tennis & Try Play graduates, or beginner tennis players that know how to serve, rally, and keep score. It gives the opportunity to play tennis matches in a low-pressure environment. The format is usually a half-day tournament, where participants play multiple matches. Try Match will get you ready for USTA League and Tournament Play.

For more information, about this state-wide program, click here.

Current Try Match Opportunities

New spring dates coming soon, so please check back!

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.

How to Keep Score in a Match – Video

You’re learning how to play tennis, but now you’d like to understand how to keep score. Here’s a Tennis Scoring Video to help teach you the basics.
Karen Hallman

Karen Hallman

Try Tennis Coordinator