Fairbanks Tennis Association

Be a part of YOUR local community tennis organization.
Fairbanks Tennis Association
Your local community tennis organization – providing Tennis Fun in the Midnight Sun! We offer a full schedule of low-cost summer programming for youth and adults, for all skill levels from beginner to advanced.

FTA’s Annual Community Block Party and

KIDS FREE TENNIS EVENT

Sunday, May 20 noon-4pm, DRCTC

Join us for a family-friendly day of free food, fun, entertainment and tennis!

Fun games for all age groups.

Rally with coaches.

Enjoy a free BBQ.

Tennis racquets provided. Wear sports shoes.

Registration materials for summer classes will be available.

KIDS FREE TENNIS

  • Grades K-2 12pm-1pm
  • Grades 3-5 1pm-2pm
  • Grades 6-8 2pm-3pm
  • Grades 9-12 2pm-3pm
  • Adult beginner, free 12pm-1pm..

Arrive 15 minutes prior to free tennis lesson to register; may bring completed participation form.

Kids Free Tennis
sponsored by Design Alaska

Instructions for completing the fillable PDF registration form.

Click the download button; the PDF will open up in a new window. Make sure it’s opened with the Adobe Reader, which you will need to have installed on your computer.

Complete the form and click the teal-colored Email button at the bottom of the form.  This will open up a pop up window with two options.

  • Desktop email application – this will open up your default email program (Outlook, MacMail, or whatever you’ve set up for your computer) with the PDF attached.  Add any notes, and send away!
  • Internet Email – this option is for those using an internet email service (such as Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, etc.)  You’ll save the completed form to your computer (we suggest saving it to your desktop so it’s easy to find).  Open up your internet email service, attach the PDF and send it to us, fairbankstennis@gmail.com.

Save the Dates

FTA 2018 Calendar of Events

  • May 20: FTA Block Party and Kids Free Tennis, DRCTC, noon-4pm
  • June 4-June 8: Juniors Compass Tournament (grades 6-12), DRCTC 1pm-4pm each day
  • June 6: Coach Workshop, DRCTC, 6pm-9pm
  • July 21: Golden Days Parade FTA float walk, 10am
  • July 25: 1st day High School Tennis
  • July 28-29: FTA Sam Woodke Tournament: Quickstart, Junior, Adult
  • August 6: 1st day Middle School Tennis
  • September 21-22: High School Regional Tournament
  • October 5-6: State High School Tennis Championships, Anchorage

Tennis Coach Training – Fairbanks

Where: Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts
When: June 6th – 6pm-9pm

Training provided by USTA; event hosted by FTA.

Come join us for free tennis coach training!

This will include the summer training for the USTA Staff with some extras that any coach can use. You need not be a USTA or FTA employee to attend.

Highlights:

  • Youth Tennis/Novice instructions
  • Group games
  • Organizational tips for teaching to groups

Please register for free at: Fairbanks Coach Training

If you would like to apply for a job teaching tennis this summer please apply here: Careers

Our Programs
Youth Programs
Programs for K-2 (ages 5-7); beginning, intermediate and advanced group lessons in our National Junior Tennis League (ages 8-18); National Junior Team Tennis and Tennis After-School.
Middle School Programs
For players of all skill levels in grades 6 – 8. Stroke production and games are used to provide a fast paced interactive experience. All players are welcome, including homeschool students!
High School Programs
All high school students – Plan to come out for your high school tennis team! Tennis is an out-sourced high school sport in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.
Adult
Adults Morning and Evening Classes for beginner and intermediate players. Private instruction available by appointment. Sign up and improve your game!
Tournaments
Looking for local or regional tournaments to test your skills? Keep active with tennis through tournament play for juniors and adults. This is what community tennis is all about!
Coaches Training
Come join our excellent coaching staff, and encourage your favorite teacher to come play with us this summer! FTA offers training opportunities through the year.

Fairbanks Tennis Association wants to thank our generous sponsors for the 2018 season.

Design Alaska • Denali State Bank • Ear Nose & Throat Clinic • Interior Alaska Orthopedic  • Mt McKinley Bank  •  Fairbanks Youth Sports  •  Jeffrey W Kilgore DMD, PC

And a thank you to our sponsors for the 2017 season.

Design Alaska • Ear Nose and Throat Clinic • Fairbanks Youth Sports • Interior Alaska Orthopedic • Mt McKinley Bank •
Delta Power Sports • Kinross Fort Knox • Kendall • Jeffrey W Kilgore DMD, PC • Denali State Bank

FTA programming is made possible, in part, in collaboration with FNSB Parks&Rec.
FTA is an official partner with USTA RecTennis.

Where are the courts?

The Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts, are located off Airport Way, on Schiable St, behind the Mary Siah Rec Center, directly east of Lathrop High School.

Volunteer

The FTA needs your volunteer assistance to continue providing such great programs for the Fairbanks Community. Please consider volunteering today! Email us at fairbankstennis@gmail.com for more information!

Stay Informed

Receive occasional notification of special activities, events, and news of interest to the Fairbanks tennis community. Contact Sabine Siekmann
at ssiekmann@alaska.edu to be added to the Google group.