USTA awards Breakpoint outstanding Community Tennis Association and Outstanding Diversity Acheivement
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Our mission: Building positive self-esteem, confidence, and a pathway to post-secondary success for under resourced youth through in-school, after school and summer tennis and educational programs.

Tennis & Life Skills Clinics

Intermediate/Advanced Indoor holiday (September 9, 2023 - December 16, 2023) @ Frontenac Racquet Club

Special Holiday Rates! - Fridays & Saturdays ($105), Friday or Saturday only ($70) - 7 weeks (siblings half-off if registered together)

This clinic is for players ready for competitive tennis. Participants must have basic skills and be ready for spins, drills, and points play. Younger intermediate players starting Junior Team Tennis are welcome. Curriculum focused on technique, footwork, agility, conditioning, mental toughness, and strategy.

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Beginner/Advanced Beginner Indoor Holiday (November 5, 2023 - December 17, 2023) @ Frontenac Racquet Club

This clinic is an introduction to tennis with a focus on developing fundamentals and rallying skills. The curriculum will focus on skill development, rally progressions, and fun, competitive games to develop a love of tennis. Advanced beginners are encouraged to participate in Junior Team Tennis.

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School Year Tennis & Education Programs

Coaches provide tennis clinics one to four days perweek during the school day for youth at select schools and boys and girls clubs. The goal of the program is to build a recruitment pool of candidates for Breakpoint's Breakout Indoor and Junior Team Tennis program while providing sports-based youth development focused on social/emotional learning.

Tennis & Reading Program @ St. Louis Catholic Academy

Tennis instruction, life skills with a focus on social/emotional, and the "Drawn In" literacy Power Hour presented in partnership with Nine PBS.

Tuesday & Thursday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Tennis & Life Skills @ Gene Slay Girl's & Boys' Club

Tennis and life skills instruction offered.

Tuesdays 5:00 - 6:00 PM (Dutchtown campus) Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 PM (Soulard campus)

Tennis Club @ Maplewood Richmond Heights (MRH) Elementary

Wednesdays (2:40-3:50)

Tennis & Life Skills @ Mathews Dickey Club

Monday 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM & Saturday 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Summer tennis & reading camps

Summer fun on the tennis court and reading groups offered in partnership with St. Louis Public Library. Curriculum focused on developing life skills, athletic skills, and tennis skills while promoting enjoyment of reading, keeping minds and bodies active over summer recess. Players of all levels welcome.

June 10, 2023 - August 13, 2023 @ Highlands Golf & Tennis

June 13, 2023 - August 3, 2023 @ Herbert Hoover Boys & Girls Club

June 16, 2023 - July 28, 2023 @ Dwight Davis Tennis Center

June 12, 2023 - August 6, 2023 @ Matthews-Dickey Club (Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis)

June 13, 2023 - August 8, 2023 @ Fairgrounds Park

Our Sponsors

Body Armor Florence Heiman Sterling Bank Yonex Racketman Fast Track USTA Foundation Forever Tennis
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Danforth III
Don and Susannah Danforth Family Fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation
James and Gayle Messina Charitable Fund
Lee & Janet Rodgers Charitable Fund
John Allan Love Charitable Foundation

Our Community Partners

Frontenac Matthews Dickey City Academy Saint Louis Public Library Gene Slay Saint Louis Pulic Schools