Junior Development

IMPORTANT - Waiver and Release Information

Annual Waiver (Applies to players reserving programs & open time court bookings)

  • All players with NTC profiles are required sign the Annual Waiver in order to complete registration for programs and/or court bookings.

    • ADULTS 18 and older - Must complete the waiver for themselves.

    • JUNIORS under 18 - Only the primary account holder can sign the waiver on behalf of the junior player.

  • If you have NOT signed the waiver and release in the past 12 months, you will be prompted to do so upon logging in to your NTC profile.

Print & Sign Single Use Daily Waiver (does NOT apply to program registrants & open time court bookings)

  • Applies to tournament players and single day event participants that do not have NTC profiles.

    • ADULTS 18 and older - Must complete the daily waiver for themselves.

    • JUNIORS under 18 - A parent or legal guardian must complete a daily waiver containing the names of both the child and parent/guardian.

  • Once completed, you will receive an email confirmation. This must be presented to our front desk staff upon arrival with your government issued photo ID.

All players with court reservations and program registrants must fill out a WAIVER & RELEASE (W & R) prior to on-court play. All players and guests must present a government issued photo ID upon arrival.

Our Junior Development Pathway is dedicated to serve players who are new to tennis, or who need to further develop their skills in order to move into other pathways, or aspire to play recreationally.

Through a variety of game-based and cooperative activities, players will learn the fundamental skills needed to continue to progress as they gain additional experience.

The classes offered in this Pathway include:

New to Tennis (Ages: 8-17)

NTC Youth (Ages: 8-12)

Designed for young players with none, or limited, tennis experience. The focus is on learning overall athletic abilities and tennis specific skills. Engaging partner activities and games are designed to build player’s foundation in all the basic tennis strokes, so the player can move to next appropriate group, based on skill and age, once they are ready for it. Use of a variety of low compression balls, based on player’s needs, in order to enhance the experience and speed up the learning curve for players.
Racquet size: 25-26 inches.
Class length: 90 minutes on-court.


NTC Teens (Ages: 13-17)

Designed for players with none, or limited, tennis experience. The focus is on learning rules and basic concepts needed to rally. With cooperative activities, players will develop skills and learn the concepts needed to succeed at the next levels. Use of a variety of low compression balls, based on player’s needs, in order to enhance the experience and speed up the learning curve for players.
Racquet size: 27 inches.
Class length: 90 minutes on-court.


The ages shown here are used as guidance. Updated May 2021.

JD Teens (Ages: 13-17)

JD Teens Plus (Ages: 13-17)

For players who are continuing to develop their groundstrokes fundamentals and ability to sustain rallies, with their peers, more consistently. The class will emphasize a variety of play-based activities to help them develop simple playing strategies.
Racquet size: 27 inches.
Class length: 90 minutes on-court.




JD Teens Elite (Ages: 13-17)

Players continue to enhance their fundamentals and overall control. Game-based drills and ability to work cooperatively with a partner are highly emphasized at this level.
Racquet size: 27 inches.
Class length: 90 minutes on-court and 30 minutes off-court.



The ages shown here are used as guidance. Updated May 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get the ball rolling on registering for a weekly instructional program.

Q: I’m brand new to the NTC. What do I need to sign up for a program?

A: You will need:


Q: I’m brand new to NTC and have never played tennis before. I don’t have a NTC Rating. Can I register for a program?

A: Yes. If you are brand new to the NTC, you do not need a rating for our introductory programs. These include: Red Ball, NTC Youth, and Intro to Tennis 101. Please send an email to ntcprograms@usta.com if this applies to you.


Q: Can I register for a program if the session has already begun?

A: Yes. You can sign up for a program at any time. Prices are prorated.


Q: I’m registered for a program, but need to cancel. How can I get a refund?

A: The NTC offers four (4) seasonal sessions for tennis programs year-round. These include Fall (Sept. - Jan.); Winter (Jan. - April); Spring (April - June); and Summer/Camp (June - Aug.) Per our terms and conditions, a student can receive a refund no less than 30 days in advance of the program session's start date, not the student's individual program. Once that date has passed, we can no longer issue a refund. Cancellations incur a $100 administration fee regardless of the date requested. Please send all refund requests to ntcprograms@usta.com.


Q: I’m registered for a program, but my availability has changed and I can no longer attend on that day. What should I do?

A: Per our terms and conditions, a student may switch the day they are enrolled for another scheduled date at any time, provided spaces are available. This will incur a $100 administration fee. Please send an email to ntcprograms@usta.com for any requests to switch classes.


Q: I’m brand new to NTC and have some tennis experience. If I don’t have a NTC Rating, how can I register for a non-introductory program?

A: If you are brand new to the NTC but are not a beginner with the sport of tennis, you will need to receive a NTC Rating prior to registering. You can do so by scheduling an evaluation or a private lesson.


Q: I’m trying to enroll in a program that fits my NTC Rating, but I cannot register online. Why?

A: All of our programs have age restrictions, with junior programs being the most regimented. Sometimes, a student’s rating may make them eligible for a program even though the student is technically too young or too old to register. Registration may also be affected by other factors not including the aforementioned. If you find yourself in this situation, please send an email to ntcprograms@usta.com


Q: I’m interested in registering for the High-Performance Pathway. How do I get started?

A: All prospective high performance students must undergo an evaluation with our Head Pro to be considered for the program. To learn more, please send an email to joao.pinho@usta.com


Q: The class I want to enroll in is full. What should I do?

A: We are always looking for new ways to expand our class offerings. If the class you wanted to enroll in is at capacity, don’t lose hope; a spot may become available, or we may be able to create additional spots. We always recommend you register for the waitlist. Sometimes we even create entirely new classes!


Q: Will my program be held indoors or outdoors?

A: Programs are held both indoors and outdoors, weather permitting.


Q: Is there a chance that my instructor could change during the program session?

A: Yes. Due to instructor availability, which is subject to change, an instructor might not teach for the full duration of a program session.

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