Lawrence, Kansas is known for being a bubbling cultural hub in America’s heartland. It also provides numerous opportunities for tennis players to participate in classes and camps.
Kansas University has a consistently highly ranked tennis program. It hosted the 2016 Intercollegiate Tennis Association summer circuit, when several KU “Jaykawks” placed in the top spots for singles and doubles. The school has also partnered with Lawrence Parks and Recreation to put on tennis camps and tennis lessons for a variety of ages at the prestigious Jayhawk tennis facilities, indoor and outdoor. Young children, for example, can start taking “peewee” tennis lessons at age three.
The Lawrence Country Club is a go-to for those seeking tennis lessons and private classes in Northwestern Lawrence, provided the cost isn't prohibitively expensive. The club’s tennis pro is Keith Pipkin, who has been playing and coaching tennis since 2006. Classes and private tennis lessons are available to both members and nonmembers and start with PeeWees at age 4. Classes are available on or off season.
Of course, if you're wanting a more convenient, affordable option PlayYourCourt can help you find tennis lessons on your local Lawrence, KS court with a top-rated coach. Public tennis courts can be found throughout Lawrence, including at Lawrence Free State High School, Bishop Seabury Academy, West Junior High School, and Central Junior High School. There are also 8 lighted courts at the Lawrence Sports Pavilion.