Where beginners get in the game and love it!
Advantage QuickStart is tennis customized for age, ability—and fun! Our Camp helps girls and boys ages 4 to 8 learn the game faster and enjoy it sooner. Camp delivers:
- Upper East Side – Wagner Middle School, a convenient location on East 76th St. – easy to get to by subway, bus or even walking
- East Side – Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, easy to reach by subway or safer modes of travel—ferry or tram
- West Side – Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club
450 West 43rd St., New York, NY 10036
Here are even more benefits that make us the BEST INTRODUCTION TO TENNIS EVER!
Choose only the week or weeks that work for your family’s summer schedule
Engaging drills & games, Play More sessions that make practice fun, Athletic Zone sessions to develop agility, balance & more
Campers meet others girls and boys in a friendly, non-competitive atmosphere
Players learn the game, gain confidence, meet new friends and enjoy themselves
We work with smaller racquets, slower bouncing balls, and quality coaches who receive intensive specialty training in teaching the Net Gen 10 and Under curriculum
Roosevelt Island Racquet Club (RIRC) – easy to reach by subway or safer modes of travel—ferry or tram.
Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club (MPRC) – conveniently located in the heart of midtown Manhattan.
Wagner Middle School – located on the Upper East Side – easy to reach by subway, bus or even walking.
Advantage QuickStart is a proven teaching method that helps children of all levels of ability – best introduction to tennis ever!
Advantage is fully committed to every camper’s safety. Review our latest measures and policies.
There’s always something new to learn—and enjoy—at Advantage QuickStart Tennis Camp!
Girls and boys get in the game, customized for age and ability, and love it! Here’s how:
- Enjoy fun drills & games
- Learn to rally sooner
- Use age-appropriate equipment
- Play in smaller-sized areas
- Learn from specialists in teaching children
- Giggle, grin, learn, play, repeat!
|9:15-10:30||Skills and Drills|
|10:45-11:30||Athletic Zone/Alternate Sports Activity|
|11:30-12:00||Tennis Game and Point Play|
|Please note that this schedule represents a sample day and could change.|
DATES & RATES
Flexible options for busy families!
At Advantage QuickStart Tennis Camp, we know you have a lot going on – all summer long! So we make it easy to include our camp in your plans.
- Choose a single week
- Select multiple weeks and save
- Even add afternoons at the East Side and Upper East Side Advantage Day Camp creating full days of fun!
SCHEDULE & FEES
East Side/Roosevelt Island Racquet Club – June 13 to September 2 – 12 weeks
West Side/Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club– June 13 to September 2 – 12 weeks
Upper East Side/Wagner Middle School – July 5 to August 26 – 8 weeks
|FEES – FULL WEEK|
|Camp runs Monday through Friday – 9 am-12 pm|
|East Side & West Side||Upper East Side|
|$495 per week for one week||$450 per week for one week|
|$455 per week for two to six weeks||$425 per week for two to six weeksk|
|$435 per week for seven or more weeks||$400 per week for seven or more weeks|
FULL DAY OF FUN ADD-ON
Parents can take advantage of early drop-off and late pickup for both QuickStart Tennis Camps—no extra charge! Plus, after mornings at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club Campers can stay where they are for Advantage Day Camp from noon to 4pm, starting June 20. Campers at UES/Wagner School can do the same starting July 5. Full days of fun, all at discounted rates!
|FULL DAY ADD-ON||Advantage Day Camp – $385 per week|
WHAT TO BRING
Tennis racquet, towel, a change of clothes and change if extra snacks or drinks are desired.
EAST SIDE/Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
Christian Roumain picked up tennis while growing up in Haiti. As an adult he began teaching at Advantage Tennis Clubs as a way to give back to the sport. Today he is QuickStart Tennis Camp Director at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club and is passionate about teaching Red Ball Tennis. Christian has many years of coaching experience in the NYJTL Community Tennis Program–most recently for the USTA at the BJK National Tennis Center. He is a USTA Certified Youth 10 & Under Coach, Net Generation Provider and USPTA Certified Tennis Instructor.
WEST SIDE/Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club
Gabe Slotnick is Director of the West Side Advantage QuickStart Tennis Summer Camp. He also teaches Advantage Tennis Clubs’ QuickStart program at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club and developed and directed the Summer Youth Program. USPTR-certified in Adult Development and 10 & Under, Gabe also has his USPTA certification.
East Side/Roosevelt Island, email Mike Barbato or call him at 212.935.0250 ext 819
West Side/Manhattan Plaza, email Gabe Slotnick or call him at 212.594.0554
Upper East Side/Wagner Middle School, email Darrin Fallick or call him at 646.884.9648