1. Special Events


Adult Tennis Programs



Adult Beginning Tennis


A comfortable and easy approach for learning the basics of tennis in a group setting. New classes start every month. Registration required. May-August at Gillenwaters. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. or Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Fee: $20/Member, $28/Non-member

Adult Intermediate Tennis


For accomplished adults who can play and keep score. More advanced strokes and limited match play situations. Registration required. May-August held at Gillenwaters. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. or Wed., 7-8:30 p.m.
Fee: $30/Member, $40/Non-member

Cooper Adult Academy


Specialized tennis training for adult players, NTRP levels 3.5 and up. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues., Noon-2 p.m.
Fee: $40/Member, $56/Non-Member (monthly)
$16/Member, $18/Non-member (daily)

Competition 101


Specialized tennis training for adult players looking to refine their competition skills, NTRP levels 2.5 - 3.5 Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Thurs., Noon-1 p.m., with optional match play from 1-2 p.m.
Fee: $30/Member, $40/Non-member (monthly)
$10/Member, $15/Non-member (daily)

"41"


Competitive, challenging, and fast-paced doubles point play. Fun cardio with music and frequently rotating partners. Registration required. Max. 12 players. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Thurs., Noon-1:30 p.m.
Fee: $15/Member, $20/Non-member

Men's Doubles


Competitive weekly doubles matches, NTRP levels 4.5 and above. Text Dave at 417-274-2511 to register. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 16 yrs. and up
Date: Ongoing
Time: Wed., 7-9 p.m.
Fee: $5/Member, $10/Non-member (payable weekly)

USTA Leagues 


Team tennis leagues with singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches for adults and seniors of all skill levels. At Cooper Tennis Complex and other public courts. USTA membership required. Register at usta.com. USTA Missouri District Office 837-5826

Age: 18 yrs. and up
Date: Varies, call for details
Time: Varies, call for details
Fee: $35/Player

Youth Tennis Programs


Program fees are based on a 4-week month and do not change regardless of the number of times each class meets per month. The number of classes per month may vary depending on the number of days in each month. As a result some classes may meet more than others during a month. New classes start every month.

Youth Beginning


A comfortable and easy approach to learn the basics of tennis in a group setting. Registration required.  Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-12 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues. or Thurs., 6-7 p.m
Fee: $22/Member, $31/Non-member

Youth Intermediate


The next step in weekly recreational tennis. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-12 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues. or Thurs., 7-8 p.m.
Fee: $22/Member, $31/Non-member

Future Stars


Introduces intermediate youth to additional strokes and match play situations. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-12 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Sat., 9-11 a.m.
Fee: $35/Member, $48/Non-member

Academy Prep


A skills-based approach to learning tennis for beginning and intermediate teenagers. Registration required.  June and July at Gillenwaters. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 13-17 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. and Wed., 4-5 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member, $62/Non-member

Cooper Tennis Academy


Year-round training and pathway of tennis development through six levels, starting at age 5. Little Lasers and Champs teach children how to play fun and active tennis. Covers the rules of tennis, footwork, motor skills, hand-eye coordination, scoring and rallying, using age- and skill-appropriate equipment. Hot Shots, Levels 1-2 and High Performance Team by application only. Registration required. Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Little Lasers


Formerly Level 5. Players need a 21" racket or smaller.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 5-8 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. and Wed., 5-5:45 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs., 4:15-5 p.m.
Fee: $22/Member, $31/Non-member



Champs


Formerly Level 4. Players need a 23" racket or smaller.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 9-11 yrs.
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon. and Wed., 6-7 p.m.
Tues. and Thurs., 5-6 p.m.
Fee: $44/Member, $62/Non-member


Hot Shots


Formerly Level 3. By application and tryout only. Players need a 26” racket or smaller.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 12 yrs. and under
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tue. and Thurs., 6-7:30 p.m.
Fee: $99/Member, $121/Non-member


Level 2


By application and tryout only.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: 14 yrs. and under
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Tues., Thurs., 4-5:30 p.m.
Sat., 9-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $149/Member, $178/Non-member


Level 1


By application and tryout only.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: High School Varsity, JV and Middle School
Date: Ongoing
Time: Tues., Thurs., 4-5:30 p.m.
Sat., 9-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $149/Member, $178/Non-member


High Performance Team


By invitation only, based on USTA National and Section Rankings.

Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800

Age: All Ages
Date: New classes start each month
Time: Mon., Wed., Fril, 4-6 p.m.
Fee: $198/Member, $242/Non-member