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USPTA Certified 10 & Under Tennis Coaching in Battery Park City NYC

Have Fun While Learning Tennis


10 & Under Tennis is easy to learn and tailored for all ages and abilities, giving kids a game that will help them build friendships and learn skills they’ll use for life.  There are three stages of 10 & Under Tennis based on age and ability.


  • Age: 5 - 8

  • Racket size: 17-23 in

  • Court size: 36 ft x 14 ft

  • Red ball: 75% slower bounce

  • Slower balls, smaller courts and shorter rackets.

  • Players are able to play the game from their first lesson.

  • Players start to play in tennis festival events that use fun, team-based multi match events.

  • Development of good technique and use of realistic tactics.


  • Age: 8 - 10

  • Racket size: 23-25 in

  • Court size: 58 ft x 20 ft

  • Orange ball: 50% slower bounce

  • Players move to a larger court, relevant to their size.

  • Ball is slightly faster than at Red, but continues to provide an optimal striking zone.

  • Players have the ability to implement advanced tactics.

  • Matches are longer than at Red, and children play both ‘team’ and ‘individual’ multi match events.



  • Age: 9 - 10

  • Racket size: 25-26 in

  • Court size: 78 ft x 27 ft (full)

  • Green ball: 25% slower bounce

  • The ball is faster than at Orange.

  • Ball still slower and lower bouncing than the yellow ball.

  • Experienced players are able to continue to develop good technique and to implement advanced tactics.

  • Matches are slightly longer than at Orange, with both ‘team’ and individual’ multi match competition played.




The BPC Tennis summer program runs from June through September for 12 weeks each Sunday morning at West Thames field in Battery Park City.

The program is conducted by United States Tennis Professionals Association (USPTA) certified instructor.


Each program is customized to the child.  Each of the 12 lessons are 30 minutes and follows a framework endorsed by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Net Generation initiative.  Lessons are adapted to each child to optimize fun and enjoyment.


Interested in learning more or scheduling a 10 & Under tennis lesson for your child(ren)?  Please reach out below... 

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Battery Park City Tennis is led by Coach Pete, a USPTA certified tennis coach and resident of Battery Park CIty.    

Coach Pete exclusively conducts lessons for the BPC Tennis Summer Program.  He enjoys introducing the sport to the next generation of tennis players, and looks forward to seeing you and your children out on the courts!

Coaches who are interested in joining BPC Tennis are encouraged to contact Coach Pete using the contact form below.

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