Columbus Parks & Recreation Department Tennis Program

Columbus Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of adult and youth tennis programs adults for both City of Columbus residents and non-residents. Programs are taught by our USTPA certified Director of Tennis, Mike Burt. All programs are held at the Burnett Tennis Courts (Donner Park) unless otherwise noted. Please bring your own tennis racket.

Registration begins – May 4
Registration ends – 5:00 p.m. the Friday before the class begins

Mike Burt, Director of Tennis
USPTA Certified
(812) 369-7635

Tiny Tots (4 – 5 yrs)
Designed to enhance your child’s gross motor skills through tennis related games & activities.
Registration:  May 4 –  Friday before first class, 5pm

CANCELLED 530200-1A | 6/2 – 6/25 (Tues & Thurs) | 8:30am – 9am | $56
530200-1B | 6/23 – 7/23 (Tues & Thurs) | 8:30am – 9am | $70
CANCELLED 530200-1C | 7/6 – 7/22 (Mon & Wed) | 8:30am – 9am | $42

Little Hitters (6 – 7 yrs)
Designed to stimulate the growth of hand-eye coordination and possibly find the next US OPEN Champion.
Registration:  May 4 –  Friday before first class, 5pm

CANCELLED 530210-1A | 6/1 – 6/11 (Mon – Thurs) | 9am – 10am | $88
530210-1B | 6/15 – 6/25 (Mon – Thurs) | 9am – 10am | $88
530210-1C | 6/29 – 7/9 (Mon – Thurs) | 9am – 10am | $88
530210-1D | 7/13 – 7/23 (Mon – Thurs) | 9am – 10am | $88
530210-1E | 7/27 – 7/30 (Mon – Thurs) | 9am-10am | $48

Future Stars (8 – 11 yrs)
Teaches the basics of tennis and prepares players for match play.
Registration:  May 4 –  Friday before first class, 5pm

CANCELLED 530220-1A | 6/1 – 6/11 (Mon – Thurs) | 10am – 11am | $88
530220-1B | 6/15 – 6/25 (Mon – Thurs) | 10am – 11am | $88
530220-1C | 6/29 – 7/9 (Mon – Thurs) | 10am – 11am | $88
530220-1D | 7/13 – 7/23 (Mon – Thurs) | 10am – 11am | $88
530220-1E | 7/27 – 7/30 (Mon – Thurs) | 10am – 11am | $48
530220-1F | 6/2 – 6/25 (Tues & Thurs) | 7pm – 8pm | $88
530220-1G | 6/23 – 7/23 (Tues & Thurs) | 7pm – 8pm | $110

Challengers (12 – 15 yrs)
Teaches the basics of tennis and prepares players for match play.
Registration:  May 4 –  Friday before first class, 5pm

CANCELLED 530230-1A | 6/1 – 6/24 (Mon & Wed) | 11am – 12pm | $88
530230-1B | 6/22 – 7/22 (Mon & Wed) | 11am – 12pm | $110

Adv. Future Stars/Jr Excellence (10 – 15 yrs)
Designed for players that have participated in several tennis clinics and/or middle school tennis players. Participants will gain match experience. Classes will last 1.5 hours, 2 days a week. Class ratio limit 4:1
Registration:  May 4 –  Friday before first class, 5pm

CANCELLED 530300-1A | 6/2 – 6/25 (Tues & Thurs) | 11am – 12:30pm | $132
530300-1B | 6/23 – 7/23 (Tues & Thurs) | 11am-12:30pm | $150

The Columbus City Open (Flyer PDF)
This Tennis Open is available to singles and doubles, both men and women, and for both adults and juniors (including beginners).
Registration deadline: July 20, 5pm

Adult Tournament: July 25 – 29
Junior Tournament: July 25 – 26
Registration will occur online at USTA.com. Search for tournaments and by zip code 47201. See our website for information about divisions offered and prices.
USTA Tournament ID:

You will be asked to create an account with USTA if you do not already have one, this is free and very quick and simple to do. Please retain your account number as you will then use that to register for this specific tournament. If you have a USTA account but cannot remember your account number, enter your personal information to create a new account, it will verify that you are currently a member and give you the option to email you your account number.

MAKE YOUR OWN CLASS!
Parents, if you have a group of kids or just 1, that wants to learn the sport of a lifetime, then call Mike to arrange a private class. (All ages and abilities available). Call Mike Burt at (812) 369-7635 to schedule.

• $45/hour for 1 to 3 players
• $12/hour for 4 or more with Tennis Director
• $30/hour with Staff Professionals
• $10/hour per player for 4 or more players