If you’re in Dubuque, Iowa, check on the river scene, the architecture, and the five high learning institutions in the city. While you’re at it, play some tennis!
As part of the Dubuque Leisure Department Adaptive Sports Open Gym program, the city sponsors tennis clinics with tennis lessons that cater to players with disabilities. The clinics are free and open to all ages. For those who need it, sports chairs are available.
The Leisure Department also offers intramural tennis programs for elementary school players and Junior Tournaments at some of the city’s park tennis courts.
Those looking to join a tennis club can join Alpine Tennis and Fitness. For club level rates, members get access to court reservations, fitness classes like spin and yoga, classes and clinics, and drills led by certified tennis instructors.
Another club option is the Dubuque Tennis Association. The registration fee is only $10 and those who join get to take part in the Preseason Open House, clinics led by local high school varsity tennis coaches, doubles, tournaments, as well as racket stringing and a discount at the local Shoe Shack. A great choice for those who want a relaxed, social community environment to play tennis in. Be sure to brush up on your technique with a PlayYourCourt tennis coach before joining up with any of the leagues, sign up for a few tennis lessons to nail down that serve!
The Iowa Intercollegiate Tennis conference often culminates in Dubuque and in 2016 The Coe College Men's Tennis team went on a 28 match winning streak that ended with a 9-0 win in the season finale against Loras College. The victory gave the team their fifth straight IIAC Championship and 11th overall. If you're in town head to the college to check out one of their games and get inspired!
Dishon D. is our featured coach providing tennis lessons in Dubuque, IA! Dishon is himself a graduate of the University of Dubuque where he is currently a graduate assistant tennis coach. He is PTR certified with a total of nine years teaching experience. Previously, he was also the Head Wahlert Girls tennis coach. Dishon focuses on excellent techniques and building a strong foundation, though he keeps his lessons fun and engaging. If you're looking for tennis lessons in Dubuque, Dishon is a perfect choice!