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:
- East Side – Roosevelt Island Racquet Club, easy to reach by tram, subway, ferry or car
281 Main St., Roosevelt Island, NY 10044
- 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 tram, subway, ferry or car
Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club – convenient west midtown location
Advantage QuickStart is a proven teaching method that helps children of all levels of ability
Best introduction to tennis ever!
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 Advantage Day Camp, creating full days of fun!
SCHEDULE & FEES
East Side/Roosevelt Island Racquet Club – June 10 to August 30 – 12 weeks
West Side/Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club– June 17 to August 30 – 11 weeks
|Camp runs Monday through Friday – 9am-12pm|
|$400 per week for one week|
|$375 per week for two to six weeks|
|$350 per week for seven or more weeks|
FULL DAY OF FUN ADD-ON
After mornings at QuickStart Camp, your child can spend even more fun-filled time at a nearby Advantage Day Camp from noon to 4pm. QuickStart campers at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club head over to Beacon High School. (Advantage Day Camp starts July 1 at Beacon). QuickStart campers at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club stay right there for the second half of the day. (Advantage Day Camp starts June 17 at RIRC). Full days of fun, all at discounted rates!
|Full day add-on||$325 per week|
WHAT TO BRING
No equipment needed – we provide everything your camper needs to learn tennis. Except sneakers!
EAST SIDE/Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
Chuck Russell is Director of the East Side Advantage QuickStart Tennis Summer Camp and Advantage Day Camp at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club. A full-time teaching pro for 40+years, he has USPTA and PTR certifications. Chuck also serves the tennis community through two nonprofit organizations, and always feeds his passion for staying current with teaching techniques and programming.
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.