Downingtown Jr. Tennis League
An Affordable Tennis Program Managed and Run by the Philadelphia Area Team Tennis Association
Learn and Play Tennis on a Team! Just as in baseball, soccer, and basketball, players will be placed on tennis teams and play supervised matches against other teams. Here are some details:
Where: Downingtown West High School Tennis Courts, 445 Manor Ave., Downingtown, PA
When: Matches and Practices will be Sunday afternoons and at 1 of 3 sessions:
8 and under Red Division
For Ages: 5-8 Years Old
Format: Red Transition Balls, 36 Foot Court
Time First 3 Sessions: Sundays, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Last 4 Sessions: Sunday, 11:45am-1:00pm
10 and under Orange Division
For Ages:9-10 Years Old (Very Experienced 8 Year Olds May also Play)
Format: Orange Transition Balls, 60 Foot Court
Time First 3 Sessions: Sundays, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Last 4 Sessions: Sunday, 1:00pm-2:15pm
11-14 Yellow Ball Division
For Ages:11-14 Years Old (Very Experienced 10 Year Olds May also Play)
Format: Yellow Balls, Full 78 Foot Court
Time First 3 Sessions: Sundays, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Last 4 Sessions: Sunday, 2:15pm-3:30pm
Dates for the program will be: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22
Cost: $85 for the season, and includes uniform, award, and end of season party.
Level of Play: The league is for beginner and intermediate players.
Weekly Format: The first 3 weeks will be practices, focusing on fundamentals, games, and scoring. The last 4 weeks will be devoted to match play against other teams. The last session will be a match/awards ceremony.
League Staff: Justin DePietropaolo, Steve Gibson, DEHS Tennis Team Members
September 4th – Registration Ends
September 10th – First Practices
October 1st – Anticipated Matches Begin
October 22rd – Anticipated final matches/Awards Ceremony
More Information: For more information call Justin DePietropaolo at (610) 450-4816, or e-mail him at email@example.com
Additional Leagues: We also have leagues in West Chester, Aston, and Oxford. Please check the website for additional league locations.
Registration: http://local.phillyteamtennis.org/localfall/localregf15/ Please note that we can only take a certain amount of players in this league for the fall. We will take no more than the following players per division: 8u- 36, 10u- 36, 11 to 14- 36.