Welcome to Tennis at Smugglers' Notch, Vermont
Outdoor tennis courts for all kinds of play, instruction and programs!
Take in our beautiful mountain scenery while practicing your game. The Smugglers' Notch Tennis & Family Fun Center, open daily 8:30 am - 8:30 pm, features six outdoor clay courts and two outdoor hard courts. Group instruction, private lessons, private clinics and equipment are available. Tennis court time is available to those not in Tennis programs on a per hour basis. Enjoy evening play on four of our ten courts. Court time should be reserved at the Tennis & Family Fun Center no more than 24 hours in advance.
Our Tennis Director Will Brooks brings a wealth of experience to Smugglers' Notch. Our director and our teaching pros provide a top notch learning experience in our Junior Tennis Camp and private lessons.
For all tennis programs, be sure to wear tennis shoes, as running shoes and hiking boots are not appropriate.
Tennis Court Time
Daily, 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Stop by or call The Tennis & Family Fun Center, 802-644-1173, to reserve. $17 per hour, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm; $12 per hour, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
Ages 16 & older.
Sunday & Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Be sure to check in with the Tennis Center for special weekend offerings! Ext. 1173.
Ages 14 & Older
Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
60-minutes of moving and hitting without instruction. Instructors will feed a variety of different drills focusing on groundstrokes and net play. Players will mainly hit balls fed from the instructor.
$25 per person.
Ages 16 & older
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 am & Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for some friendly competition; Round Robins are geared towards intermediate players. This is a great opportunity to meet players and organize matches for the week.
$15 per person, space is limited.
Early Risers Clinic
Ages 5 - 8
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:10 am - 9:45 am
Explore the game of tennis with foam balls and fun play emphasizing fundamental skills and hand-eye coordination. Beginners welcome, equipment provided. $21 per youth. Available 6/23 - 8/25. Meet at the Tennis Center.
Junior Tennis Camp
Ages 7 - 17
Tuesday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Think Summer camp, grounded in the life long activity of tennis! Our dynamic camp director creates a safe environment filled with skill development, cooperative learning, and most importantly, fun, and laughs! Our camp specializes in introducing new players to the game of tennis as well as working with existing players. In addition to tennis, campers will have the opportunity to try the fast growing game of pickleball. Groups are divided based on ability and age. We provide all the necessary equipment, including the use of a variety of types of tennis balls from regular balls to larger foam balls. Each day will include several hours of on court instruction and game play, but also off court fun and engaging daily activities. Daily activities may include making cotton candy, ping pong tournaments, water balloon day, tennis ball arts and crafts, badminton, ice cream breaks, one or more pool trips, utilizing the new Ozone at FunZone 2.0 and more! Campers will have the opportunity to choose additional tennis or exciting non-tennis activities. A 1/2 hour semi-private lesson is included for all campers who attend the 3-day session.
Lunch included. $99 per person. FamilyFest vacation package guests take 25% OFF. Available June 19 - August 23, 2018. Advance registration required, call .
Game Based Drills
Ages 17 & older
Tuesday - Friday, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Geared towards intermediate and more advanced players, this clinic focuses on live ball drills and game based competitive play.
$25 per person, space is limited.
Teen Tennis Clinic - Beginners
Wednesday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teens will be provided with some basic instruction and then will participate in drills and games. No equipment, experience or skills needed. $25 per person, space is limited. 2 person minimum. Meet at Tennis Center.
Teen Tennis Clinic - Intermediate/Advanced
Thursday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Players will warm up and transition into competitive drills and games. $25 per person, space is limited. 2 person minimum. Meet at the Tennis Center.
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
This is an unstaffed event; guests will create their own matches. All ages. $10 court fee may apply. Meet at the Tennis & Family Fun Center.
Private and Semi-Private Instruction
We offer a variety of private lesson options at a variety of times. Contact the tennis center for prices and availability. Book early to insure availability.
Spend an hour rallying with an instructor or use the time to play points or a match. A great workout, with little instruction.
Group Private Lessons
On your own or with the help of the tennis staff create your own private clinic.
Private Tennis Drills
The same as our Monday and Friday Tennis Drills offering but you form your own group and chose a day and time that work best for you.
Family Private Introduction to Tennis Clinic
This 40-minute clinic is designed to introduce the entire family to the game of tennis. Participants will be introduced to the basic fundamentals of groudstrokes, net play, and serving. Your family is invited to finish the hour on the court together. Minimum of 3 participants, $15 per participant.
Build your own private clinic
You pick the time and the group. 3 or more players. $30.00 per player