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Fairbanks Tennis Association

Your local community tennis organization, providing Tennis Fun in the Midnight Sun!

FTA's 2020 Summer Programs Overview

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FTA Programs

FTA kicks off the Summer Season with our annual FTA Block Party in May. Join us for a delicious Barbecue, Kids Free Tennis and Adult Tennis. Participate in activities, visit with friends, and enjoy Tennis Fun in the Midnight Sun! Following this we begin our full program of summer classes and tournaments. The season wraps up with the Middle and High School programs.

FTA offers affordable tennis instruction to players of all levels to learn tennis, refine skills, improve match play in a fun setting all summer featuring returning USPTA certified pro John McElroy June 29-July 31. Equipment provided. 

  • FTA is partnering with USTA to provide 9 weeks of RecTennis instruction for new and returning children and adults.
  • FTA provides competitive MS and HS age players with summer sessions for match play and skill advancement.
  • FTA is bringing up from Las Vegas returning tennis professional, John McElroy, the month of July to provide instruction for all-level players 5years through adult; John will also run a HS academy, adult drills, doubles social, private&group lessons, and direct the Sam Woodke Tournament for Quickstart 10&under, and juniors.
FTA reserves the right to cancel, add or combine classes based on enrollments. Please check Registration FAQs for our refund policy.

All paid FTA summer programming takes place at Dan Ramras Community Tennis Courts.
Behind Mary Siah Recreation Center, East of Lathrop High School, on Schiable Street.

5th Annual FTA April Kids Free Tennis Event, April 25, 2020 12:30pm - 4:15pm

Catholic Schools of Fairbanks Boileau Hall (Monroe Gym on Betty Street)

Free Tennis instruction:
12:30 - 1:10 (Pre-K & K)
1:15 - 2:10 (Grades 1-3)
2:15 - 3:10 (Grades 4-6)
3:15 - 4:15 (Grades 7-12)

Wear gym shoes. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tennis time to register.
PAPER REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Save time by printing and filling out the Registration Form (coming soon).

FTA’s Annual May Kids Free Tennis and Block Party, May 31, 2020

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. 

KIDS FREE TENNIS sponsored by Design Alaska:   
Grades K-2:
Grades 3-5:
Grades 6-8:
Grades 9-12:


Adult beginner, FREE  12pm-1pm.

Wear clean tennis shoes. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tennis time to register.
PAPER REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Save time by printing and filling out the Registration Form (coming soon).

2020 Middle School Tennis (August 3 - September 11) Program Information

Middle school tennis is a 6 weeks program for kids at all levels entering grades 6 - 8
Dates: August 3 - September 11
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm
Cost: $150/6weeks

Middle School Tennis (DATES)

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There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

High School Tennis Program Information

The Season Starts in July of each year!

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. Please call the FTA message line at 455-4301 or email [email protected] with any questions!

Season Information - Please check back later

 

FTA has a No-Cut policy. All ability levels are welcome.

Registration is Required.

If you have any questions, call or email us  ([email protected]) and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have.

IMPORTANT: Register an account with http://ArbiterAthlete.com, and update your player's information with their corresponding school.
If you need assistance, contact the Athletic Director at your school. You may also call the ArbiterAthlete support center at 1-888-668-7452 or email [email protected]

IMPORTANT!!  You must have a completed physical before you can participate at the first practice. No practices will be counted unless the physical and parental consent forms are completed. Ten practices are required to participate in matches. Local health care providers also have physical exam forms in their offices. Physicals are parents’ responsibility and are good for 18 months. There are no in-school physicals available. Coaches will also have parental consent forms and registration forms that can be completed at the first practice.

HS Activities Coordinators (ACs):
Lathrop: Steve Zanazzo - [email protected]
West Valley: Wayne Sawchuck - [email protected]
North Pole: Robin Myrum - [email protected]
Hutchison : Rohnda Driscoll - [email protected]
Monroe: Frank Ostanik - [email protected]

HS Coaches:


ASAA Link: http://asaa.org/activities/tennis/

High School Tennis Registration Information

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

FTA Youth Programming - June 29 - July 31 - Registration Information

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

Sam Woodke Tournament Information

In the early days of tennis Sam Woodke was instrumental in obtaining funds for the growth and development of tennis for youth.

Dates:

Entry Deadline: 

Entry Fee:
Doubles: $20 1st doubles.  $15 additional double
Singles:  $25 1st singles $20 additional
Quickstart (10 and under): $15

No refunds unless tournament is cancelled.

Draw: 

Match: Best two out of three sets with 10 point tie-break in lieu of a 3rd set

Additional Information:

1.     USTA rules and Code of Conduct will be observed and enforced.

2.     Check-in 15 minutes prior to scheduled match time. Any player not present 15 minutes after scheduled match time will be defaulted.

3.     First round consolation draw; each player is guaranteed two matches.

4.     The tournament director may combine, cancel or modify draws based on the number of entries.  No rescheduling of matches by players is allowed.

5.     Players are limited to a 10 minute warm-up (including serves) before each match. 

6.     In the event of rain during the tournament, check-in at the tournament desk or call the FTA voicemail number (455-4301) for schedule updates.

Sam Woodke Tournament (July 12, 13 & 14) Registration

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There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

FTA Adult Programs

FTA Adult Programs Registration

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

FTA Junior Match Play Registration

No Programs are Currently Displayed

There are no programs or divisions available at the moment. Please contact your club administrator with any questions.

FTA Junior Match Play Program Information

FTA Junior Match Play is targeted at intermediate/advanced 13-18 year olds.

Junior Match Play is a great way to engage in a low-stress competitive format.
Because no one gets eliminated, each player plays for the same amount of time regardless of whether they win or lose.   
Format of play will be decided based on number of participants in order to maximize playing time for all.



For questions about Junior Match Play, please contact Sabine Siekmann ([email protected]).

Junior Match Play Dates:


Times:


Cost:

USTA Rec Tennis (Jun 1 - Juny 26)

FTA is partnering with USTA to provide 6 weeks of RecTennis instruction for new and returning children and adults.
Although FTA and USTA are partners, registration for FTA program and USTA RecTennis programs is separate.
To learn more about USTA Rec Tennis please check their website at: https://rectennis.com/city/fairbanks/
For questions about USTA RecTennis programs and registration, please contact:

Dana Griffin
(971) 804-4226
[email protected]

Contact Us

Fairbanks Tennis Association

PO Box 73993 
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707

Phone: 907-455-4301
Email: [email protected]

Fairbanks Tennis Association

PO Box 73993 
Fairbanks, Alaska 99707

Phone: 907-455-4301
Email: [email protected]
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