After-school Enrichment, Health, and Fitness Programs for Children

Kids On Courts

Kids on Courts is currently servicing 1200 children in Indian River County. This beginner to intermediate-based tennis program offers the following programs, and hosts various clinics and Kids' Days throughout the year:

  • After-school Tennis
  • Middle School Club Tennis
  • KOC Summer Camps at The Boulevard
  • Friday Night Fish Mixers
  • Sunday Match Play at The Boulevard
  • Annual Free Tennis Clinic

All Kids on Courts programs are full service: we provide all equipment (nets included) scholarships, registration services and USTA certified tennis pros from our pool of 13 elite local pros.

Mardy Fish Kids on Courts is a year round tennis program for the children of Indian River County.  Our goal is to bring the game of tennis to everyone, in a fun and friendly manner.

 

Kids on Courts Calendar of Events:

Upcoming Events:  (click on event link to register)

 

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Current Mardy Fish Children's Foundation, Kids on Courts Programs Include:

After School Tennis (USTA 10 and Under)

Each school runs two separate five-week sessions throughout the school year. While a participant is in session they meet once a week.

After School Tennis - 10 and Under Tennis is designed to use age and skill-appropriate sized balls, racquets and tennis nets to set the players/students up for success immediately.

Mardy Fish Children’s Foundation's Kids on Courts After School Tennis - 10 and Under Tennis is a great way for the students to learn a new activity that will prove to be healthy, create team relationships with other players and build confidence on and off the court.

 

Participating Elementary Schools:

Citrus Elementary, Treasure Coast Elementary, Pelican Island Elementary, Highlands Elementary, Beachland Elementary, Gifford Youth Activity Center, South Vero Imagine (March-April), St. Edwards (March/April), Osceola Magnet Elementary (March/April), Vero Beach Elementary

 

 

USTA Sunday Match Play - 10 and Under:

 

Sunday Match Play holds two separate sessions throughout the school year:  Spring and Fall. These sessions are five weeks long, meeting once a week for one hour.

 

Kids on Court Match Play meets once a week offering ½ hour of instruction and ½ of either match play or skill appropriate ‘point playing’ games.  KOC Match play is for red, orange and green dot players.  Each junior will play tennis matches immediately on the first day against players of similar skill levels. The match results will be recorded and will determine the schedule of matches for the following week. Every level of player will be challenged.   USTA Junior Team Tennis Tennis (Yellow Ball Players) can register here for fall season:   http://eepurl.com/D92fr

 

Summer Camps:

Four separate week-long sessions, each session will meet four nights of the week for one and a half hours (1.5 hours) each evening.

Camp is open to 5-12 year olds and all experience levels. Summer Camp will be Monday-Thursday evenings for one and a half hours (1.5 hours) each night. The players will learn fitness, stroke development and match play. Each day will put focus on a different element of the game (i.e., stroke development, foot work, mental component, etc.)

Middle School Tennis:

Our middle school tennis program is a Club program partnering with the School District's middle schools. This is our second year providing team tennis in which each player will meet for practice twice a week after school for one hour. Matches are scheduled throughout the six-week season with other local middle schools. This program has been a great success with our four middle schools: Gifford Middle, Oslo Middle, Sebastian River Middle and Storm Grove Middle. The program will end on May 11.

Friday Night Fish:

Youth Mixer focused on fitness, nutrition and fun. Meets one Friday evening a month, 5:00-6:30. One hour of games and half hour for pizza party and giveaways. This is open to all ages and skill levels.

Please Click Here to view / register for any of our Spring and Summer "Kids on Courts" programs.