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Youth Tennis and Badminton Programs

Youth Indoor Tennis Lessons
Winter Session: Saturday January 20 - Saturday March 3, 2018 - No Class on Saturday February 17 (Family Day)

The Department of Planning, Parks & Recreation will be offering youth tennis lessons at the indoor court at the Benson Centre.  Join instructor Drew Poirier as he teaches players court etiquette and stroke techniques including forehand, backhand, serve, and volley.  Through skills and game play, this course will help improve the players' tennis ability and focus on sportsmanship and having fun.  For more information, please contact 613-938-9898 ext. 2 or e-mail

The lessons will be offered in four age categories and are scheduled to take place on Saturday morning.   

Players must provide their own tennis racquet.  Please refer to chart below to find out your appropriate level and cost.

*Age limits are flexible based on level of play for each individual.  The instructor can assist in determining which level your child would be best suited for.

Click here for Tennis Lesson Registration Form 

Youth Tennis Lessons
Winter 2018 Session

 Program Name



 Min/Max Participants

Little Racquets
9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.

5 - 7 years*


    4 / 8 Participants

10:00 a.m. - 10:55 a.m. 
8 - 10 years*


    4 / 8 Participants

11:00 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
11 - 14 years*


    4 / 8 Participants  

12:00 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.
15 - 17 Years


    2 / 4 Participants


Youth Badminton Program
Fall Session: Friday October 27 - Friday December 15, 2017
Winter Session: Friday January 12 - friday March 2, 2018

A Smashing Good Time

This co-ed badminton program will offer participants a chance to play badminton in a recreational setting.  Practice makes
perfect, develop your badminton skills and build your confidence all while having fun.  Program will take place on Friday evenings at the Benson Centre from 6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.   

Dates and times are subject to change.

Open to all levels of play, players must come equipped with their own racquet and indoor shoes (non-marking soles only please) 

Fall Start Date: Friday October 27 - Friday December 15, 2017 (8 Weeks) 
Winter Session: Friday January 12 - Friday March 2, 2018 (8 Weeks)

Time:  6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Ages: 12 - 16 years

Cost: $30.00/Each Session

Click here for Youth Badminton Registration Form