Tennis Clinics & Camps
Our coaching philosophy and emphasis is geared toward sharing the love of the game of tennis. We love to play – to play the game and have fun while we are doing it – and this is a very powerful tool to engage kids and encourage learning. Players will grow in their tennis and athletic skills while bringing home some of the more subtle and valuable life lessons that come with playing tennis. We always emphasize tennis etiquette, good sportsmanship, integrity, best effort, and FUN!
JETT = Junior Elite Tennis Teams
Our Junior Elite Tennis Teams are a select group of junior players who show promise and commitment to tennis. Our team practices focus on tournament preparation. We accomplish this by focusing on drills, strategy, fitness, and the mental game. Players are invited to join the teams by our Club Pros who have seen them in action.
Please contact Matt Iwersen about team availability by calling the club at 360-733-5050.
Slugfests (aka Parents Night Out)
Tennis, pizza, and a night of fun! (Also known as “Parents Night Out”) Have fun in this match play tennis for middle school kids at the intermediate level. Must be a Club Member, enrolled in our Tennis Clinics level Aces 3 or above, or approved by one of our Pros. Includes pizza! One of our Pros is on-site to help organize play.
High School Scholarships
Each year, the Bellingham Tennis Club offers up to four year-long Tennis Scholarships open to high school students in Whatcom County. Each scholarship is valued at over $2500 and includes Club Initiation, one year-long Adult Tennis Bronze Membership, 12 group tennis lessons with the other scholarship winners, one summer tennis camp, one tennis clinic, and entry fees our Club sponsored tennis tournaments. Scholarships are awarded based on academics, community service, commitment to tennis, financial need, tennis talent, and potential. Applications are due by the first Wednesday in June with award announcements on June 16th. The scholarship begins July 1st.
Click HERE for the High School Tennis Scholarship Application.
We would like to congratulate our scholarship recipients for the 2017/2018 season:
Noah Giese, Bellingham HS
Hope Macke, Bellingham HS
Claire Pickering, Burlington/Edison HS
Stefan Schwiesow, Squalicum HS
State Qualifier Scholarships
We are proud to offer support to local high school tennis players who have qualified for state. In Whatcom County, each boy who has qualified and girl who played at state the previous year will receive a complimentary Tennis Membership from January through May. The value of each scholarship is over $500. We help match these students with a variety of players to help hone their skills and sharpen their play to be ready for the State tournament.
Congratulations to our 2017 State Qualifier Recipients:
Alice Hiebert, Bellingham HS
Sophia Lawrence, Bellingham HS
Shane Lynette, Sehome HS
Catherine Michelutti, Squalicum HS
Colin Weller, Squalicum HS
William Zhang, Sehome HS