Ohio University

Tennis Programs

Tennis Programs

1-on-1 Private Tennis Lessons are currently available. Clinics and multi-person lessons are canceled until further notice. 

Tennis Lesson Guidelines and Policies for Spring 2021

We would require the following guidelines:

  • All parents of minors must wear a mask in the facility and only 1 parent/guardian is permitted at time (Please note, there will be no benches or seating on the outdoor tennis courts).
  • Court 5 is reserved for Pickleball only at specified times 
  • Instructor and players must remain a minimum of 6 feet apart at all times
  • Lesson start/end times must be staggered for a minimum of 15 minutes to ensure there is no overlap in participants. Participants should not arrive more than 10 minutes prior to the start of their lessons.
  • All participants must bring their own racket
  • All participants must pay for the lessons at the back of the clubhouse. Masks must be worn at the service window when making payment.
  • Debit/Credit/Check payments only (no cash)
  • Players should stay on their side of court and avoid changing ends.

Private Tennis Lessons

Join us at the OHIO Golf & Tennis Center for private tennis lessons instructed by Head Tennis Professional Steve Gunderson.

Lesson Dates and Times

  • Thursday: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Lessons outside of specified times may be available based on instructor and court availability. Lessons must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance.

Rates Per One Hour Lesson

  • Private (1 Person, Non Member): $35
  • Private (1 Person, Member): $30
  • Semi-Private (2 People): $20/Person
  • Group (3 People): $15/Person
  • Team (4 People): $12/Person

To schedule tennis lessons, please email Steve Gunderson at gunders1@ohio.edu

Learn To Play Tennis

Junior tennis players, join the OHIO Golf and Tennis Center for a four-week Learn to Play Tennis program! This program focuses on fundamentals and basic skills, rules of the game and tennis etiquette.

Saturdays, April 3 - 24
Outdoor Tennis Courts

  • Ages 6 to 10: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
  • Ages 11 to 14: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Visit recshop.ohio.edu to register!