Children’s Tennis at Oakhurst Park

Vance Exley Tennis
Grab your tennis racquet and get ready to play! Whether your child has ever picked up a racket or not, Vance Exley Tennis will improve your child’s tennis skills and love of the game. Our tennis programs focuses on basic tennis skills, with emphasis on promoting healthy activity, hand eye coordination and balance and most importantly having fun which will create a well-rounded tennis player. Each player is given personal attention and taught through repetition in an enjoyable, lively atmosphere. Vance Exley Tennis breaks down the fundamental skills of tennis through easily understood games and exercises to help improve the athlete’s overall coordination and technique. Players learn proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys and serves during a series of drills designed to teach skills in a fun and dynamic way. In addition to developing a love for tennis, athletes will learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis such an exciting game to play. Vance Exley is a certified member of the United States Tennis Professional Association (USPTA). He has been coaching in Atlanta since 2003 teaching all ages and abilities having worked with Universal Tennis Academy at Chastain Park and Blackburn Tennis Center. He has been the Junior Director of Tennis at Piedmont Park and currently serves as a volunteer coach for the Emory University Women’s Team. Vance Exley is also Quickstart and 10 and Under Trained and CPR certified. Vance Exley Tennis is offering programming at three great locations Oakhurst Park, Grant Park, and Emory University.

Oakhurst Park
We offer 4 different year round junior tennis programs at Oakhurst Park that allow families to sign up for 1 day a week or multiple days per week. Groups are by the month and go year round. Only time groups don’t conduct is if session falls on a major holiday ie. Thursday group that falls on Thanksgiving wouldn’t meet or for inclement weather.
The first is our Peewee Group ages 3yrs-4yrs which meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 2:45-3:30pm. $50 month *pricing is for once a week 4 sessions* multiple days encouraged for progression.

8 and Under Group ages 5yrs-8yrs which meets Monday,Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:30pm-4:30pm $65 month *pricing is for once a week 4 sessions* multiple days encouraged for progression.
10 and Under Group ages 8yrs-10yrs which meets Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4:30pm-5:30pm $75 month *pricing is for once a week 4 sessions* multiple days encouraged for progression.
Junior Academy Group ages 11yrs-18yrs which meets Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm-5:30pm $105 month *pricing is for once a week 4 sessions* multiple days encouraged for progression.

We also pick up children from OES Animal Crackers with parents approval and walk them over to the courts.
If this sounds like something your child/children would be interested in signing up for please contact us at and we would be happy to provide more information. You may also visit our website at for more details and/or other services provided. We work with adults offering private, semi-private, clinics, and group/team coaching.

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