Summer Tennis League

SCJTL Summer Tennis League

The SCJTL Summer Tennis League is ideal for new and experienced junior tennis players ages 7 to 18 years old to meet and play tennis with other kids.
The Summer Tennis League (STL) provides Suffolk County kids the opportunity to experience the lifetime sport of tennis while playing on teams in an affordable structured league that emphasizes fun, fitness, and friends. Summer Tennis League policy is "no one is left out."

SCJTL Summer Tennis League Web Site is currently being updated for 2020 program.

2020 program features SCJTL SAFE Practices and registration, currently being developed, conforming to new and developing Social Distancing (CDC, State, USTA) guidelines for safety including:

  • Minimum age of participation is 7 years old.

  • New! Summer Tennis league Division remodeled to conform to USTA ROGY (Red, Orange, Green, Yellow Ball) levels. Each level is divided in to their own session to provide maximum time, courts and social distancing for level play and competition. Click here to learn more about Divisions.

  • Limited registration for each session to allow social distanced use of courts:

    • Registration will be closed when maximum reached for each session.

    • "Call for Availability" will be provided to find possible openings.

      Click here to learn more about Divisions

  • All registrations are processed thru the online the SCJTL Member Site:

    • Parents/Guardians required to agree to SCJTL Terms Of Service in order to register for the Summer Tennis League and any SCJTL program and service.

    • New policy is assurance that everyone in the program agrees to SCJTL Terms of Service.

Registration is CLOSED!

Monday thru Thursday | Afternoon/Early Evening

The 2020 program has been completed.

Up to 6 weeks.
July 13 - August 20, 2020**

SCJTL Summer Tennis League 10UT Divisions started Monday July 13, 2020!!

Last minute registrations accepted.
Online registration only.
No walk-ups. 

Location:

As of 7/8/20 (5:00 pm):
Due to policy decision by the Town of Islip the Hobrook and Sayville park locations will not be available for 2020.

RED DIVISION: AGES 6-8

  • Beginners/Advanced Experienced
  • Red ball, 36ft Courts
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 4:30pm -6:00pm (1.5 hrs.)
  • 6 Weeks: $195

Click here for Red Division info.

ORANGE DIVISION: AGES 9-10

  • Beginners/Advanced Experienced
  • Orange ball, 60ft Courts
  • Mondays and Wednesdays
  • 6:00pm -7:30pm (1.5 hrs.)
  • 6 Weeks: $195

Update 7/28/20: New Green Division group available during this session. Green Ball/ 78ft (Full) Ct. - New (Beginners) up to 12yo.

Click here for Orange Division info.

GREEN DIVISION: AGES 11-13

  • Beginners/Advanced Intermediate Jr. High School. USTA Green Ball.
  • Green Dot, Yellow Ball
  • Tuesday and Thursday,
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm (2hrs)
  • 6 Weeks: $235

Click here for Green Division info.

YELLOW DIVISION: AGES 14-18

  • Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced
  • JV and Varsity Team, USTA L3 & L2
  • Tuesday and Thursday,
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm (2 hrs.)
  • 6 Weeks: $235

Click here for Yellow Division info.

Registration continues throughout the program!

Last minute registrations are accepted.
Register online and go your site ready to play.
Want to pay at the site? Enroll online and don’t pay online, instead bring payment in cash or check made to SCJTL and hand it to the Site Director when you arrive.

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STAFF BIOS

Only the best in tennis!
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The Summer Tennis League is a unique "Learn, Play, Competition" tennis experience for all ages and skill levels!

The oldest, largest, and most established community tennis program on Long Island, the USTA Eastern Section covering, New York and New Jersey, and still the only tennis program of it's kind! Since 1997 the SCJTL Summer Tennis League has provided an affordable, welcoming, and fun, recreational/competition tennis experience for Suffolk County kids and families.

The flexibility and inclusive design of this unique and highly attended program is at the core of all SCJTL programs, offering something for everyone no matter what degree of interest in tennis.
SCJTL was created to "provide an adventurous experience in the lifetime sport of Tennis". The Summer Tennis League is first and and still the best tennis program to accomplish our mission!

Summer Tennis League features include:

  • Low cost, flexible registration, local instruction, combined with "discovery learning thru play" format in a peer group environment.

    • Play up to 6 weeks during weekday afternoons.
      ideal for kids attending camps during the day and want to play tennis in the afternoon a couple of days per week.

    • SCJTL Flex-Reg System offers flexible registration from the full 6 weeks to as little as 1 week. Click to learn more about Flex-Reg.

    • Session time lengths offer the right amount of time for instructions and play each age group.

    • Circular curriculum is designed based on the SCJTL Flex-Reg System so players registered for full or partial are included in all activities. Everyone is included in every activity regardless of registration length!

    • Players play with other players, no line feeding, developing send/receive skills highly necessary, rarely taught, for better tennis player development an early stage while providing the fun experience of playing tennis with their peers.

    • Age and skill level specific Game Based drills offer tactical introduction a fun environment relative each players level of commitment.

    • STL Players experience, singles, doubles, group games including learning the rules of tennis. Site Ladder and Team Matches prepare players for Challenge Week Team Tournament. Ideal Preparation for play on school tennis teams and USTA tournaments.

    • Players can play and learn with their friends while making new ones!
      Players are encouraged and shown how to play tennis with friends and family outside the program.

  • Site staffing and curriculum designed to create highly supervised and secure, student centered environments for kids to learn and interact with their peers.
    • Each Site is thoughtfully staffed with SCJTL Staff Team of responsible and dedicated Coaches, who are closely connected to the Summer Tennis League.

    • High school age, tennis experienced, Site Coaches are carefully selected and trained by USTA National Coach Education and Development Faculty Member, and are required to play in the program.

    • Each STL Site is managed by carefully and thoughtfully selected adult Site Directors experienced with SCJTL for many years with most having played in the Summer Tennis League in the past.

    • Summer Tennis League Site Directors and Managers are USTA Net Generation Coach and Safe -Play Certified. Click here to learn more about Staff.

Combined with SCJTL Player development programs, the Summer Tennis League has generated more school tennis team and tournament players than any tennis program or tennis club in Suffolk County since 1997!


Summer Tennis League Recreational / Competition Activities Include:

  • Instruction: Racquet/ Rally Skills, Agility-Balance-Coordination, General Technique,
    Games: Tactical, Doubles, Singles.

  • Red, Orange, Green, and Yellow Division Competition: Ladder Matches, Site Team Matches, Skills Standings

Summer Tennis League Registration Includes:

  • Team Shirt: 1 per registered player.

  • 1 SCJTL program commemorative medal included with registration.

  • Challenge Day Team Medals: Challenge Week placement medals for Red, Orange, Green, and Yellow Division team members whose registration includes Challenge Week. Click here to learn more about Challenge Day.

Players will need to provide:

  • Players will need to provide the following personal equipment:
    • To avoid accidental sharing, Players are required to have their full name clearly written on every item brought.
    • Age specific tennis racquet.
      • Red (6-8yo): 21” to 23”
      • Orange: (9-10yo): 25”
      • Green, Yellow: 27” (full size)
    • Clothing
      • Shirts, shorts, sneakers (no sandals or flip flops)
    • Personal safety pack:
      • Gloves
        • 1 pair
        • Light weight
      • Face covering
        • Face mask, gaiters.
          Player will not play with mask over their faces. Instead they may be asked to wear them around their neck and instructed to cover up when they get close (within 7 feet) to ATC/SCJTL Staff and other players.
    • Personal
      • Water, sunscreen and anything personally required.
      • Players may bring their own sanitizer.
        Supply will be readily available and used directly on hand and on gloves, during check-in, check-out, and throughout the session.
    • Bag, drawstring or regular backpack, with full name clearly written for easy identification.
    • As a service, supplies may be available in limited quantities for purchase at a modest price, online and at the site. Payments may be made online during registration or at site for exact amount (no change will be available or transacted).

Summer Tennis League Site Locations:

Summer Tennis League will run in 2020 at the following locations*.

  • SCJTL Training Center - Commack << Only location for 2020

  • As of 7/8/20 (5:00 pm):
    Due to policy decision by the Town of Islip the Hobrook and Sayville park locations will not be available for 2020.

Click here for maps and directions to all Summer Tennis League Sites.

*Sites may be changed or modified determined by registration.

** Challenge Day Site - Casamento Park, Bay Shore/West Islip**

Click to learn more about Locations.


More about the Summer Tennis League:

4 AGE AND SKILL LEVEL DIVISIONS
Summer Tennis League sessions are categorized according to age, grade,skill level and experience.
SCJTL teams are organized to match players of similar age and ability. Rules are made flexible to accommodate age and level abilities. Team scoring systems are designed to count everyone's eff
ort.

New: SCJTL 10UT Division is now split into 2 Divisions, 1-1/2 hr. sessions:

  • Red Division: 6 to 8 year olds - Red Ball, 36 ft courts

  • Orange Division: 9 to 10 year olds - Orange Ball, 60 ft. Courts

SCJTL STAFF TEAM
Summer Tennis League Sites and activities are supervised by a trained and highly motivated staff of Site Directors, Site Managers and Junior and Senior Coaches.
Junior Coaches are High School tennis players who play in the Summer Tennis League Yellow Division, are carefully selected and trained to share their respect for the Summer Tennis League as well as their enjoyment and enthusiasm for tennis.
Site Directors are USTA Net Generation Certified Coaches and Safe Play Certified.
Site management structure is designed and implemented to provide maximum attention STL players.

FLEXIBLE REGISTRATION
Can't play all 6 weeks?
The Summer Tennis League Flex-Reg System is a a flexible registration system from five (5) weeks to as little as one (1) week.
Can't make both days?
Schedule the days you can make.
Scaled registration fee is determined by how many weeks attending.
Every 2 days = 1 week. No 1/2-weeks.
Instructions available on all Mail-in or Online registration forms

PLAY AT ONE LOCATION
Players play at their registered location during the program except on CHALLENGE DAY.
All sites, except the Challenge Day site are closed.

SCJTL Challenge Day!
Summer Tennis League players experience Team Tournament competition for medals and Challenge Site Cup points against all other Summer Tennis sites.
Challenge Day competition is on the last day of the program for each Division at the SCJTL Training Center - Commack tennis courts.

Challenge Day must be selected to be included in player's registration.

 

How to Register

Register By Mail

  1. Download Form
  2. Complete
  3. Mail


Register Online

  1. Login/Join
  2. Enroll
  3. Register

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