Have you met our new tennis pro?
About David: David is USPTA Certified and brings a solid background of coaching and business experience to positively impact the local tennis community. Prior to joining parks and recreation, David served as Head Coach at the Coosa Country Club where he managed a tennis academy and a full schedule of programs.
David has been active in the Rome tennis community since arriving to Rome in 2005 to attend Shorter University where he earned both a Bachelor and Master’s Degree of Business Administration. While at Shorter, David was recognized with the NAIA National Champions of Character Award, NAIA All American, and NAIA All Conference & All Region Player.
Prior to his college career, David was recognized as a Top 5 player in Mexico for five years running.
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Tennis Center Classes
A staff of certified teaching professionals, offers a variety of private and group lessons for all ages, from the beginner to the advanced.
Weekly Tennis Class Schedule New!
Classes Start March 11(Class descriptions below)
Teddy Tennis: (AGES 3-5)
Teddy Tennis focuses on ball skills, racket skills, and movement skills, while employing stories, songs and pictures of Teddy Bear characters to engage the children in learning the game of tennis.
Teddy Tennis is a worldwide franchise which started in the UK and is popular here in the US. Teddy Tennis was created to provide a fun, professional, educational, and challenging tennis experience. Classes provide a chance for children to engage in a unique sporting activity that integrates music, stories, and illustrations revolving around teddy bear characters.
10 and Under: (AGES 6-9)
10 and under tennis program is designed to create a fun environment in which 6-9 year olds can continue to develop their hand-eye coordination. The fundamentals of grips, strokes and footwork will be tuned and reinforced. Your little one will begin to learn about court positioning, rallying, and scoring. All they need is a racket, water bottle, and tennis shoes.
The Junior Drills is a training program designed for junior players, ages 11 through 18. This program is geared towards players who desire to compete in high school tennis, and tournament players who desire to compete at a collegiate level. The training in the court includes 2 hours of intense drills with conditioning.
The men’s or ladies drills are designed so that players of all skill levels are sure to hit lots of balls, have lots of fun, and get a wonderful workout. Each drill session ends with a fun game, and even if you don't like any of the other activities, this one will surely have you coming back for more.
Fit tennis is our version of “Cardio Tennis”. It is a high energy fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise - delivering the ultimate, full body, calorie burning aerobic workout. It is a very social and fun class for players of all ability levels taught by a tennis teaching professional. If you’ve never played tennis before, it is a great way to be introduced to the sport and if you are an experienced high level tennis player, it is the best way to train for tennis. Most classes have mixed ability and some facilities offer classes which are more specific to ability/fitness level. Regardless of ability or fitness level, the tennis professional is trained to provide the ultimate workout for each person.
Plan Now for Summer:
Tennis Summer Camps
Camper will be placed in a group appropriate to age and skill level. Coaches focus on solid fundamental strokes through match play, drills, fitness. Fun activities are incorporated into the daily schedule. Players are encouraged to bring their own equipment.
The tennis center provides scaled down court, mobile tennis net and foam balls for ages 7 and under. Full size "modified" courts and nets are used for ages 8 and older. A light snack will be provided; each player needs to bring a water bottle daily.
Choose a Week: June 3-7, June 24-28, July 1-5, July 9-12, July 22-26, July 29-August 2
Time: 9-12 Ages: 5-13
Cost: $90 (July 9-12: $72)
Location: Rome-Floyd Tennis Center
Questions: David, 706.290.0072
Coosa Valley Tennis Association League
CVTA Tennis Leagues play year-round at the Rome Tennis Center. Adult and junior league tennis are run by the Coosa Valley Tennis Association. All participants must be a member of the United States Tennis Association.
League Divisions: junior, adult and senior
Get more league information at: coosavalleytennis.com
Questions? Eddie Stokes, firstname.lastname@example.org
USTA League Play Locations
1) The Rome-Floyd Tennis Center; 706-290-0072; 300 West Third Street, Rome, GA, 30165; 16 Lighted Hardcourts.
2) Etowah Park Tennis Complex; 1325 Kingston Rd NE, Rome, GA 30161; 10 Lighted Hardcourts.
3) Alto Park Tennis Complex; 1014 Burnett Ferry Rd SW, Rome GA; 10 Lighted Hardcourts.
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Rome-Floyd Tennis Center
The Rome-Floyd Tennis Center is open for regular play and features 16 lighted tennis courts. This center serves as the hub for tennis activity in Rome and Floyd County.
Tennis Center Hours
Mon - Fri: 9 am - 1 pm & 4 - 9 pm
Sat: 9 am - 5 pm
Sun: 1 - 5 pm
Playing Fees: $3
The Tennis Center is located beside Barron Stadium at 300 West Third Street. View map
Additional Tennis Courts
Tennis courts are located in neighborhood and community courts throughout Rome and Floyd County. To locate a tennis court facility near you, check out the park guide - look for the tennis symbol to locate a park with tennis courts.
Nicole McDonald, ATC
Nicole is available for evaluations of athletes for RFPRA sports at no cost to our athletes. She is on-site at the RFPRA main office daily. She also covers games and practices for various RFPRA sports.
Office Hours: 3-5 pm, Mon - Fri (RFPRA Office)
Phone: 706.291.0766 x 6030