Lessons

Come join what many players are already talking about: the fun of platform tennis.  Enjoy the fastest growing Midwest sport and year round activity in Hinsdale’s Katherine Legge Memorial Park.  Paddles are available to purchase or demo during all drills.  Platform tennis lessons and registration are coordinated by 6-time National Platform Tennis Champion and Platform Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee, Mary Doten.  Want to form your own group of four? Email Mary to arrange a time.  You may register online, by email, or by phone.  Contact Mary Doten at mhdoten@gmail.com   Class listings are also available at Hinsdale Paddle’s website.


Beginner/Advanced Beginner Drills

The basic skills of platform tennis will be taught; including grips, backhand volley, lobs, drives, serve and volley, and screen. Point play will conclude each drill.  Courts will be divided by ability level.  Minimum enrollment of 3 people, Maximum 4 people.

DayTime
Saturday9:30-10:45AM
Saturday10:45AM- 12:00PM
Saturday12:15-1:30PM
Saturday1:30-2:45PM
Sunday1:30-2:45 PM
Sunday2:45-4:00 PM
Monday12:15-1:30PM
Monday6:00-7:15PM
Monday7:15-8:30PM
Monday8:30-9:45PM (MEN)
 Tuesday9:00-10:15AM (TBD)
 Tuesday10:15-11:30AM (TBD)
 Tuesday6:00-7:15PM
 Tuesday7:15-8:30PM
Tuesday8:30-9:45PM (MEN)
Wednesday9:00-10:15 AM (TBD)
Wednesday10:30-11:45AM (TBD)

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SPRING SESSION- APRIL 5 to MAY 16, 2021, FEE $159

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Local Women’s Travel Team (Beginner-Advanced Beginner): Weekly Team Drill and Thursday Morning Match

Players will drill weekly with Mary Doten and her staff, beginning the week of September 24th. Then, on Thursday mornings you will put those drills into practice and compete for the Hinsdale Park District against local clubs (Butterfield CC, Hinsdale Golf Club, Highlands CC, Ruth Lake CC, Edgewood Valley CC, and Salt Creek Club. Contact Mary Doten for more information- mhdoten@gmail.com


Junior Paddle

Come join other future paddle players for a fun afternoon of instruction and games.  Ages 8+ welcome and sessions will be divided by age and ability.

AgeDayTime
8-11 yrs old Monday4:00-5:00 PM (10 slots)
12-16 yrs oldMonday5:00-6:00 PM (10 slots)
8-12 yrs oldTuesday4:00-5:00 PM (10 slots)
8-12 yrs oldTuesday5:00-6:00PM (10 slots)

WINTER Session: APRIL 5- to MAY 11, 2021, FEE $120