65 Crystal Shores Hill, Okotoks, AB T1S 2H7

Program Benefits for Schools and Students

Program Benefits for Schools

  1. Provides access to an activity that can be played throughout a student’s educational progression and lifetime
  2. Allows for easy set-up and instruction in all school environments and facilities
  3. Promotes developmentally appropriate learning activities for all students in an inclusive setting
  4. Supports the delivery of a Quality Physical Education program
  5. Offers an inexpensive experience for teaching curricular learning objectives
  6. Creates stronger links and an avenue to community recreation associations and provincial tennis associations in order to increase student participation in tennis beyond the school setting
  7. Offers equipment that can be used across a wide range of grade levels (grades 1 to 12)

Program Benefits for Students

  1. Facilitates participation in physical activity through meaningful opportunities to develop fundamental movement skills (e.g. overarm throw, catch, run, sidearm strike)
  2. Provides a means where students can maintain and improve health-related and performance-related fitness components (e.g. agility, speed, coordination)
  3. Introduces an avenue to life-long participation in the sport of tennis that will extend beyond the school environment
  4. Helps foster student cooperation and team building skills
  5. Supports a gender inclusive and culturally diverse environment
  6. Provides fun and exciting activities that encourage a physically active lifestyle

Weekly and Daily School Programs 

Universal Tennis executes a step-by-step, easy to follow lesson plan that meets many of the required learning outcomes for provincial physical education curricula. Using modified progressive tennis equipment such as  slow-bounce balls, smaller playing surfaces, and smaller racquets, all students in a quality physical education program can be successful in tennis.

Program Benefits for Teachers 

  1. Supports the delivery of a Quality Physical Education program
  2. Meets provincial Physical Education learning outcomes
  3. Supports the development of physical literacy through fundamental movement skills related to the sport of tennis
  4. Provides a developmental approach to teaching tennis related skills with developmentally appropriate equipment
  5. Offers variation and adaptations to allow for unique teaching and learning contexts while meeting all students’ needs and abilities
  6. Includes sample assessment possibilities (formative and summative) aligned with unit outcomes and specific tennis skills

      7.   Allows for flexibility in order to  

            accommodate  large or small groups

For a physical educator or coach, nothing can be more satisfying than to give a student a sport that can positively impact a young life. That’s exactly what you’ll be doing when you bring the sport of tennis to your school. Now it is easier than ever with training available from Universal Tennis.

The modified equipment makes the game fun, safe, and engaging for kids. You can run tennis programs in any school setting (in a gym, parking lot, etc.) and get kids playing immediately.

Programs are designed to fit unique time and scheduling needs. Flexible enough to accommodate small and large groups.

Turn Key programs and Pricing

All Equipment is Provided

Courts can be set up on your gymnasium floor. Existing markings on floors (badminton and volleyball lines) can be utilized. Flat rubber lines, chalk or tape can be used for playing surfaces that are not marked. A regulation tennis court can be turned into six 36’ x 18’ Progressive Tennis format courts as well.

Junior age appropriate tennis  will be provided.

Lightweight nets and portable standards will be provided.

Foam and/or low compression tennis balls

are best for beginning players on smaller courts and will be provided.


Daily Programs - Will be designed based on the needs assessment derived from the initial appointment and presented prior to the instruction. 

Weekly Programs - Will be designed based on the initial needs assessment and time allocation and presented prior to the instruction.


Daily -$300/Day


1 week program (25 hours) $1,300
2 week program (50 hours) $2,300
3 week program (75 hours) $3,000

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