Are you a
competitive or casual
There's something for everyone at the Palm Aire Athletic Center. Tennis Director, Greg High offers a free 1/2 hour private lesson for each new membership, 'Drop-In-Clinics,' evening Mixed Doubles, Pizza Nites, Cardio Tennis, Pickle-Ball and more. The Pro Shop staff will help you find a game at your level of play. You can sign up for private or group lessons and watch top area pros compete in exhibitions and other special events. Palm Aire hosts Men's Sarasota County League teams, and both USTA and Tri-Cities Women's Teams. The Palm Aire Tennis Association runs a fun event every month followed by a social gathering.
Generally, tennis play takes place in the morning from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM in 1 1/2 hour increments. Groups are formed and a “leader,” who organizes players with a play schedule, is chosen. Some groups reserve one court while others require more. A master court schedule is typed each month assigning times for each group. Times are rotated from week to week, I.e. Ron’s group plays at 8:00 AM on Monday the first week, 9:30 AM the next Monday and 11:00 AM the following Monday, etc.
New members enjoy a free ½ hour tennis lesson with Director of Tennis, Greg High. In addition, The member is then placed in the appropriate level group based on his evaluation. This ensures a great experience and more enjoyment of the sport.
Members are offered a special series rate for private lessons. Buy a series of half hour or hour lessons receive a discounted package rate. To learn doubles strategy a “3 and the Pro” lesson is available.
Every week there is an evening Mixed Doubles session with a mixer type format.
For more competitive play Palm Aire offers inner club team matches. Matches are scheduled both home and away. All Ladies USTA Team play at the 3.0 or 3.5 level:
- Ladies Super Senior (65 & over) USTA Team
- Ladies Senior (55 & over) USTA Team
- Ladies Tri-Cities Team
- Men’s 60 & 70 Sarasota County Teams
Palm Aire Racquet Club offers an extensive variety of activities for all levels of play. Enjoy a vigorous match play on any of the eight Har-Tru courts or the two all weather courts. Six are lit for night play. If you want to improve your game, there are also group or private lessons for the whole family.
CLICK HERE to download an application for the Palm Aire Tennis Association
CLICK HERE FOR THE 2013 TENNIS ASSOCIATION CALENDAR*