Tennis court bookings and tennis lessons are available for both members and non-members at Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre.

  • Pre and primary school lessons
    Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre is proud to offer Hot Shots Tennis classes for children aged 2-12 years.

    Hot Shots Tennis is Tennis Australia’s official starter program. It's designed to let children develop tennis skills technically and tactically in an environment that is always fun and exciting.

    The Junior Tennis Coaching Program is based on a “learning through play” philosophy where children serve, rally and score. At the YMCA our experienced coaching team will run a tailored program designed to develop each child’s game in a fun, encouraging and social environment.

    Program levels

    Program level
    Age Duration Player to coach ratio Fortnightly debit
    Hot Shots Blue 2-4 years 30 minutes 4:1 $30.70
    Hot Shots Red 5-7 years 30 minutes 6:1 $30.70
    Hot Shots Orange 8-10 years 60 minutes 6:1 $37.85
    Hot Shots Green 11-12 years 60 minutes 6:1 $37.85

    Payment

    Tennis lessons are paid for via a fortnightly direct debit. Along with a weekly tennis lesson, the fortnightly payment also includes two hours use of our tennis courts per day, access to our pools, as well as access for one supervising adult for children under five years of age.

    Bookings and enquiries

    For all bookings and enquiries, please contact one of our friendly customer service team on (03) 9486 7200.
  • Senior school coaching
    Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre offers group coaching and squad coaching for players aged 12 years and above.

    Group coaching

    Our Group Coaching Program offers beginners and less experienced players the opportunity to take part in a fun, social environment while still developing the necessary skills and techniques to improve at the sport.

    Squad coaching

    Junior squad sessions are aimed toward students looking to get more out their game. Our squad programs offer each player more time on court and a good coach to student ratio. The programs are designed for more committed players looking to improve their games and compete at a higher level.

    Our Junior Squad Program is designed to be both fun and effective. We aim to get the most out of each player and strengthen their love of tennis and skill set. Programs are classed as follows:

    • Junior Development Squad: Talent ID squads aimed at players currently playing competition tennis looking to train at least once a week with more intensity
    • Junior Performance Squad: This program is for tournament or high level competition players
    • Junior Hot Shots Squad: Talent ID squads for promising or advanced hot shot players

    Bookings and enquiries

    For more information, contact one of our friendly customer service team on (03) 9486 7200.
  • Adult coaching
    Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre runs adult group tennis coaching sessions. They aim to improve a player’s tennis ability and allow players to confidently take part in social or competition tennis.

    Adult group tennis coaching sessions are usually divided into three levels (dependent upon numbers): beginner, graduate and intermediate. These programs are designed to accommodate players of all ability levels and fast track their improvement with the ultimate goal of taking part in social or competition tennis.

    Bookings and enquiries

    For all enquiries regarding our adult group tennis coaching sessions please contact us on (03) 9486 7200.
  • Private lessons
    Private tennis lessons are available for both members and non-members at Northcote Aquatic & Recreation Centre. Our coaching team offers private tennis lessons for players of all ages and standards.

    Lessons are available for both members and non-members; you can go it alone or you may wish to organise a small group or play with a friend to share the cost. Either way you will enjoy a tailored session with a coach best suited to your requirements.

    Available in 30, 45 and 60 minute classes.

    Bookings and enquiries

    For all enquiries regarding our Private Tennis lessons please call us on (03) 9486 7200 or fill out the form below