Tennis

Play Tennis year-round at First in Fitness Racquet and Swim Club. We offer 4 indoor hard courts in a comfortable well-insulated building with up-to-date lighting. We also have a full range of tennis programs for all ages and abilities. Offerings include private tennis lessons, clinics, Cardio® Tennis, leagues and tournaments.

Tennis Membership Benefits

  • You may reserve court time up to 6 days in advance.
  • No hourly court time fees
  • Discounts on lessons, clinics and Cardio Tennis
  • Access to all Club facilities including fitness area, pool and group exercise classes

Scott Barker, Tennis Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Barker as Tennis Director for First in Fitness. Scott is a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association. He has been a certified teaching professional since the age of 19. Scott has worked in tennis programs along with tennis icons Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Stan Smith among others. Most recently Scott was the Head Tennis Professional at the Bridges Resort in Warren, Vermont from 2008 to 2011. Please contact Scott for information on tennis programs by e-mail at sbarker@firstinfitness.com or call 802-595-5692.

Tennis Lessons and Clinics

  • Private and Semi-Private lessons
  • Video Analysis
  • Adult Clinics - levels from beginner to players who participate in all levels of competition
  • Custom Clinics - Small Groups, Large Groups and Team practices
  • Youth Clinics - from age 4 through High School
  • Access to all Club facilities including fitness area, pool and group exercise classes
  • Cardio Tennis - Cardio Tennis is a high-energy fitness activity that combines the best features of tennis with cardiovascular exercise, delivering a full-body, calorie-burning aerobic workout, set to lively music! Join Scott for this very social and fun class for players of all ability levels. Contact Scott, sbarker@firstinfitness.com for more information.

Tennis Match Making

If you are new to tennis or a new Tennis Member and would like help finding people to play with please contact Scott, sbarker@firstinfitness.com.

Tennis Pro Shop

Scott Barker offers professional racquet stringing and re-gripping as well as racquet and accessory sales. Please contact Scott for more information.

Ball Machine

  • The ball machine is also available for half-hour and hour rentals.
  • The ball machine may only be used on court 3 or 4.
  • The ball machine may not be used during peak hours: Monday - Friday 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
  • In addition users must follow regular court reservation policies

Court Reservation Policies

  1. Court time for singles is 1 hour and for doubles is 1 ½ hours.
  2. Members may reserve court time up to 6 days in advance. Reservations are accepted beginning at 10:00 am daily. Please call 223-6161 to reserve court time.
  3. For singles both players must be named at the time the court is reserved. For doubles at least 3 players must be named at the time the court is reserved.
  4. Members may not reserve more than one court session per day.
  5. Choice of court is not guaranteed. Please confirm your court when you arrive.

Cancellations:

A minimum of 24 hours notice is required when cancelling a court. In fairness to other members please let us know as soon as you can. No shows are subject to a $10 fine per person. We may suspend your reservation privileges if you repeatedly fail to arrive for your scheduled court time.