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Youth Tennis and Badminton Programs

Youth Indoor Tennis Lessons
Summer Session: Wednesday July 11 - Wednesday August 15, 2018

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 3 age categories and are scheduled to take place on Wednesday evenings.   

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
Summer 2018 Session

 Program Name



 Min/Max Participants

Little Racquets
5:30 p.m. -6:25 p.m.

5 - 7 years*


    4 / 8 Participants

6:30 p.m. - 7:25 p.m.
8 - 10 years*


    4 / 8 Participants

7:30 - 8:25 p.m.
11 - 14 years*


    4 / 8 Participants  







Youth Badminton Program Spring Session: Friday April 6 - Friday May 25, 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) 

Spring Start Date: Friday April 6 - Friday May 25, 2018 (7 Weeks)  No badminton group on Friday May 18

Time:  6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Ages: 12 - 16 years

Cost: $27.00/Each Session

Click here for Youth Badminton Registration Form