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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 features eight outdoor clay courts and two outdoor hard courts. Group instruction, private lessons 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.


Monday Junior Clinic

Geared towards intermediate to more advanced players under 18. A variety of drills and games will be utilized to improve your tennis skills. Monday, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. $25 per person. Space is limited.
Junior Tennis Camp at Smugglers' Notch Resort
Junior Tennis Camp

For ages 9 - 17 years. Our goal is to foster a life long love of tennis in all our students in a fun, energetic atmosphere that emphasizes athletic as well as technical skills. Learn or improve technique, develop tennis strategies and of course play games! Instructors will put the fun in the FUNdamentals of tennis. This program includes a half and hour semi private lesson during camp hours and optional pool time.

The camp will be divided into two to three groups based on age and ability level.

Beginners are welcome! Our beginner group will focus on developing skills utilizing both foam balls and regular tennis balls. In addition to skill development players will be involved in a variety of games and competitions.

More experienced players will be separated and provided with more advanced instruction including opportunities for match play.


Tuesday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Lunch included. 3-day program $90 per person, per day. Included with the Adventure Connection Vacation Package. FamilyFest Package guests take 25% OFF. SimplySmuggs Package guests take 25% OFF when pre-registered prior to arrival. Available June 17 – August 21, 2014. Advance registration required. Call .
Friday Camp Extension

For those wishing to continue the tennis camp experience. The clinic will focus on hitting and game based play. Will be cancelled in the event that we make up a Junior Tennis Camp day on Friday due to weather.

Friday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. $30 per person. Available June 18 - August 22, 2013.
Round Robins

If you are interested in a Round Robin please sign up in advanced to secure a spot, these are popular events and space is limited. Cancellation policy – if you notify us before 9am on the day of the event you will not be charged.

Monday Social Round Robin
Join us for a social round robin, all levels of players are welcome. Players will rotate partners throughout the event. This is a great opportunity to meet players and organize matches for the week. Information and sign ups will be available for private group and individual lessons. Meet at the tennis center at 10:00 am, the event runs from 10:15 am – 11:30 am. $15 per person, space is limited.

Wednesday Round Robin
Geared towards intermediate players, different formats may be used depending on sign ups. Teams and players will rotate. Meet at the tennis center at 10:00 am, event runs from 10:15 am - 11:30 am. $15 per person, space is limited.

Friday Top Dog Round Robin
Geared towards intermediate to advanced players. Players will rotate with the ultimate goal of ending the event on court 1 and being the “Top Dogs”. Meet at the Tennis Center at 10:00 am, event runs from 10:15 am – 11:30 am. $15 per person, space is limited.

Weekend Drop in Tennis
Meet at the tennis center and form groups to play. This will NOT be a staffed event; guests will create their own matches. Players who are not entitled to free court time will be charged a $10 court fee. Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

Early Risers Clinic

For tennis enthusiasts ages 5 - 8. Come explore the game of tennis with foam balls and fun play emphasizing fundamental skills and hand-eye coordination. Beginners welcome, equipment provided. This clinic will be cancelled in case of inclement weather.

Tuesday & Thursday 9:10 am - 9:45 am. $19 per person. Offered June 10 - August 21, 2014. Advance registration required.
Private and semi-private tennis instruction at Smugglers' Notch Resort
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.

Pro Hit
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 Cardio Drills
The same as our Monday and Friday Cardio Drills offering but you form your own group and chose a day and time that work best for you.

Family Private Lesson
Bring your family for a 45 min lesson focusing on the basics of tennis. This will be an active clinic that combines limited instruction with game play. No experience or equipment necessary.

Looking for a Fourth?
If you are looking for a competitive doubles match and can not find that last player add an instructor to the mix. If the temperature is between 70 and 73 degrees with no wind you might even get Will to join you.
Cardio Drills

Cardio Drills
Intense 60 minutes of moving and hitting without instruction. A variety of different drills will be utilized. Get a great workout while hitting tennis balls. Monday & Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 am. $20 per person, space is limited.

Cardio Drills for Beginners
A fun way to burn off those vacation calories. The same format as Cardio Drills but designed for beginners and even those who have never played. We will provide a quick 10-minute review and overview of tennis (how to hold the racquet properly) and then it is game on. Wednesday, 9:00 am - 10:00 am. $20 per person, space is limited.

Tennis Court Time

The cost for tennis court time is $17 per hour, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm; $12 per hour, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Included with the Adventure Connection Package.
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