Private Lessons

We offer customizable tennis lessons for players of all ages and skill levels. Whether you are picking up a racket for the first time, strengthening your individualized strokes, working on game strategies, or preparing for competitive league play, the DFC tennis staff are ready to help you meet your goals.

Please contact Tennis Director Andrea Acker to schedule your private lesson.

Member Rates

1 hour
1/2 hour
2 person3 person4 person
Tennis Director$56$30$30$21$17
Tennis Pro$50$28$28$19$15
Assistant Tennis Pro$46$26$26$17$14

Adult & Junior Group Clinics

Adult & Junior group clinics are another great way to improve your game and meet other tennis enthusiasts. There are clinics for all skill levels and interests, and the tennis staff can assist you with selecting which one best fits your needs.

Please refer to the Calendar for the most current schedule.

Members must register for clinics, and can do so up to three weeks in advance. Register for clinics here.

A cancellation fee of half the clinic fee will be charged for cancellations within 24 hours and no-shows.

Clinics require a minimum of three participants (unless otherwise noted). If less than three, the following modifications go into effect:

  • Two participants - one hour semi-private lesson at $21/person rate
  • One participant - 30 minute private lesson at $21

Non-members - Please contact Tennis Director Andrea Acker for information on how to participate in DFC clinics.

Current adult clinics include:

  • Cardio Tennis
  • Women's Intermediate
  • CoEd Intermediate
  • Men's Advanced
  • Women's Advanced Doubles Strategy
 DescriptionIdeal AgeBallsExperience / Skill LevelIdeal Racket Size
Tiny TotsPlayers will be introduced to fundamental tennis and athletic skills with instruction focusing on the ABC’s (agility, balance, coordination and speed)4-7 yrsLow compression redLittle to no experience
AcesPlayers will continue to develop fundamental tennis and athletic skills with instruction focusing on the ABC’s as well as stroke development and sending/receiving the ball over the net7-10 yrsLow compression orangeLittle to some experience23-25"
ChallengersInstruction will focus on stroke development, point play, and learning strategy9 yrs & olderGreen dot and yellowPlayers need basic knowledge of strokes and rules and have the ability to maintain a rally25-27"
Instruction will focus on developing strategy and a variety of shots through the use of drills, point play and some games
13 yrs & olderYellow 27"