For 40 years, Shippan Racquet Club in Stamford Connecticut has set the standard of excellence for indoor tennis clubs. Our goal is simple. Provide our members with a fun and relaxed environment where they can hone their skills, get involved in tournaments, and have access to world-class instruction. Our programs are perfect for players of all levels and all ages.
If you love tennis, Shippan is the club for you.
Our junior tennis programs help kids learn in an environment that focuses on camaraderie, self-esteem, physical fitness, discipline and good sportsmanship. They will develop just as many life skills as they will tennis skills.PEE WEE
Kids will develop motor, racquet and playing skills through fun filled activities and games
RED BALL 1
Kids will learn basic skills to play the game and enjoy the experience of hitting balls over the net and playing points.RED BALL 2 & 3
Kids will learn basic skills to play the game and enjoy the experience of hitting balls over the net and playing points. This program includes clinic/s with a supervised match play on Saturdays, social events, Tour Events (pro recommended)ORANGE BALL
Kids will transition from the 36’ court to the 60’ court. This program includes a clinic/s with supervised match play on Saturdays and events.GREEN AND YELLOW BALL
Lessons focus on strokes, movement and strategy.ORANGE, GREEN AND YELLOW BALL ACADEMIES
Kids will be challenged to their full potential, including advanced stroke techniques, singles and doubles strategy, footwork patterns, fun drills and competitive match play on Saturday afternoons. This program also includes Junior Team Tennis Practice on Sundays, (1) one hour private lesson per session per student, social events and Tour Events (pro recommended)HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY & HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR VARSITY
This is an intense program designed for competitive high school players. On court drills will include point play, dead ball drills, fitness drills and mental toughness skills. Includes two hour clinic once per week, two hour match play, one hour JTT practice, social events and (1) one hour private lesson per session per player.JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS
All participants must be enrolled in one of our junior programs and have knowledge of court positioning, how to serve and score. May require pro recommendation.
SPRING & SUMMER PROGRAMS
Our tennis camp provides young players the opportunity to improve their tennis game, work hard, make new friends and have a lot of fun. Our accomplished pros have a passion for teaching kids and will help them take their game to the next level.
PRIVATE LESSONSPrivate and semi-private lessons, offered all year long, are the fastest way to fine tune technique and see improvement in your game. Spend time working on what you need, whether that be basic technique, grip changes or advanced aspects of the game like footwork or strategy. You will love the results we can achieve.