Serving Autism On and Off The Tennis Court

Florida Tennis Programs

 Please email Lisa@loveservingautism.org with any questions.

During the registration process please note that “Participant” refers to the tennis player/family member you are signing up on behalf of.

Beginner Level: Red Ball (intro to tennis, basic skills, hand-eye coordination, social skills)

Intermediate Level: Orange Ball (tennis experience required, adding movement w/drills and games, social skills)

Advanced Level: Green Ball (tennis experience required, Rallying on a full-size tennis court, learning rules of tennis for competition, social skills)

Inclusion: Yellow Ball (tennis experience required, student enters into typical after-school program or tournament competition, social skills)

FLORIDA Community – Based Programs:

Boca Raton, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (11 & Older Class) (YELLOW BALL)

Dates: Fridays, TBD
Time: 5-6pm
Price: $90 (6 classes)
Ages: 11-18 yrs old (10 participants)
Coach: Natalia Melibeu (615) 438-0339

Address: Boca Raton Tennis Center
271 NW Boca Raton Blvd,
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 393-7978

*Please contact info@loveservingautism.org to try 1 free class for new families.*

Boca Raton, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (10 & Under) (RED BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, TBD
Time: 9-10am
Price: $90 (6 classes)
Ages: 5-10 yrs old
Coach: Natalia Melibeu (615) 438-0339

Address: Boca Raton Tennis Center
271 NW Boca Raton Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 393-7978

*Please contact info@loveservingautism.org to try 1 free class for new families.*

Boynton Beach, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (RED BALL)
Start Date: Saturdays, July 16-August 20
Time: 12-12:45pm
Age: 5-18
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Olga Vobornova (201) 220-4705

Address: TBD (the coach will update the families with the facility address)

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with their child due to COVID safety guidelines.*

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

Sign Up for Boynton Beach

Cocoa Beach, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (RED BALL)

Start Date: Fridays TBD
Time:
5-6pm
Age: 5-18
Price: $60 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: John Sanders

Address:
4600 Tom Warriner Blvd
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
Phone: (321) 296-8182

Registration information:
Email: Juliambarney@gmail.com

Coral Springs, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (RED & ORANGE BALL)

Start Date: Saturdays, August 6-September 10
Time: 9-10am
Age: 5-18
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Dan Bobrow (516) 592-3664

Address:
Cypress Park Tennis Center
1300 Coral Springs Dr.
Coral Springs, FL 33071
Phone: (954) 345-2100

*Please contact info@loveservingautism.org to try 1 free class for new families.*

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with child due to COVID safety guidelines.*

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

*IT IS MANDATORY TO FOLLOW ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOL LISTED ON OUR WEBSITE.*

Sign Up for Coral Springs

Delray Beach, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (RED BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, July 16-August 20
Time: 2-3pm
Age: 5-18
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Olga Vobornova (201) 220-4705

Address:
Delray Beach Tennis Center
201 W Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 243-7360

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with their child due to COVID safety guidelines.*

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

Sign Up for Delray Beach

Gainesville, FL FALL 2022 Session (RED BALL)

Dates: TBD
Time: TBD
Age: 5-18
Price: $60 (6 classes)
Address: TBD

*Please contact info@loveservingautism.org to try 1 free class for new families.*

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with child due to COVID safety guidelines.*

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

Greenacres, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (RED & ORANGE BALL)
Dates: Saturdays, July 16-August 20
Time: 12-1pm
Ages: 5-18
Cost: $60 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Classes are combined with the Wellington program until we hire a new coach for the Greenacres program.

Address:
Wellington Tennis Center
3100 Lyons Rd.
Wellington, FL  33414
Phone: (561) 791-4775

Sign Up for Greenacres

Jupiter, FL SUMMER 2022 (GREEN DOT / INTERMEDIATE)
Dates: Mondays, June 13-July 18
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Price: $60 (6 classes)
Ages: 11-18
Coach: David Boggs

Address:
16823 Captain Kirle Dr.
Jupiter, FL 33477
(561) 747-7600

Sign Up for Jupiter

Orlando, FL FALL 2022 (7-11 yrs old) (RED & ORANGE BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, TBD
Time: 10am-10:45am
Ages: 7-11 yr old (10 participants)
Cost: $60 (6 classes) (UCF CARD PALS constituents will receive a $15 scholarship)

Please contact info@loveservingautism.org for registration information.

Orlando, FL FALL 2022 (12-18 yrs old) (RED & ORANGE BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, TBD
Time: 10:45am-11:30am
Ages: 12-18 yrs old (10 participants)

Cost: $60 (6 classes) (UCF CARD PALS constituents will receive a $15 scholarship)

Please contact info@loveservingautism.org for registration information.

Palm Beach Gardens, FL SUMMER 2022 (Fridays) (RED BALL)

Dates: Fridays, August 12-September 16
Time: 5pm-6pm
Age: 5-18
Price: $60 (6 classes)
LSA Coaches: Hannah Murray & Delicia Williams

Address:
Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center
5110 117th Ct. North
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Phone: (561) 630-1180

*Please contact info@loveservingautism.org to try 1 free class for new families.*

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with child due to COVID safety guidelines.*

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

*IT IS MANDATORY TO FOLLOW ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOL LISTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND TO SIGN THE ELECTRONIC WAIVER. YOU WILL ALSO SIGN AN IN-PERSON WAIVER FOR THE CITY OF PALM BEACH GARDENS.*

Sign Up for Palm Beach Gardens Fridays

Palm Beach Gardens, FL FALL 2022 Session (Sundays) (ORANGE BALL)

Tennis experience required, Orange Ball class
Dates:
Sundays, August 14-September 18
Time: 9:30-10:30 am
Age: 7-18
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Madeline Zanfardino

Address:
Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center
5110 117th Ct. North
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Phone: (561) 630-1180

*Please contact info@loveservingautism.org to try 1 free class for new families.*

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with child due to COVID safety guidelines.*

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

*IT IS MANDATORY TO FOLLOW ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOL LISTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND TO SIGN THE ELECTRONIC WAIVER. YOU WILL ALSO SIGN AN IN-PERSON WAIVER FOR THE CITY OF PALM BEACH GARDENS.*

Sign Up for Palm Beach Gardens Sundays

Pensacola, FL FALL 2022 (RED BALL)

Dates: TBD
Time: 10:30-11:30am
Ages: 5-18
Cost: Free (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Val Goncalves

Address:
The Montessori School of Pensacola
4100 Montessori Dr
Pensacola, FL 32504
Contact: Autism Pensacola (256) 434-7171

Plantation, FL SUMMER 2022 Session (RED BALL)
Dates: Saturdays, August 20-September 24
Time: 12pm-1pm
Ages: 5-18
Cost: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Aleksandrina Koleva

Address:
Frank Veltri Tennis Center
9101 NW 2nd St.
Plantation, FL 33324
(954) 513-3540

Sign Up for Plantation

Port St. Lucie, FL FALL 2022 (RED BALL)
Dates: Sundays, September 10-October 15
Time: 1-2pm
Ages: 5-18 (10 participants)
Cost: $90 (6 classes)

Address:
Legacy Tennis & Golf Club
9000 Clubhouse Dr.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
(772) 466-7888

Sign Up for Port St. Lucie

RULES OF TENNIS/Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center SUMMER 2022 (GREEN BALL)
(Advanced LSA Players learning to serve/return/scorekeeping)

Dates: 6/12, 7/10, 8/14
Time: 12-1pm
Price: $45 (3 classes)
Ages: 12+ (10 participants)
LSA Coach: Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix (561) 351-6392

Address:
Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center
5110 117th Ct. North
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Phone: (561) 630-1180

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with child due to COVID safety guidelines. Masks worn to and from tennis and may optionally be worn on the tennis court. *

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

*IT IS MANDATORY TO FOLLOW ALL COVID-19 PROTOCOL LISTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND TO SIGN THE ELECTRONIC WAIVER. YOU WILL ALSO SIGN A MANDATORY WAIVER FROM THE CITY OF PALM BEACH GARDENS. *

Sign Up for Rules of Tennis

St. Petersburg, FL FALL 2022 (RED BALL)

Dates: TBD
Time:
12-1pm
Ages: 5-18
Cost: $60 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Merissa Rock (954) 817-8359

Location:
Bardmoor Golf & Country Club
8001 Cumberland Rd.
Seminole, FL 33777

Tallahassee, FL FALL 2022 (RED BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, TBD
Time:
10-11am
Age: 5-18 (10 participants)
Price: $60 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Glen Howe
Address: TBD

Wellington, FL FALL 2022 Session (RED BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, July 16-August 20
Time: 12-1pm
Age: 5-21 (10 participants)
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Delicia Williams

Address:
Wellington Tennis Center
3100 Lyons Rd.
Wellington, FL  33414
Phone: (561) 791-4775

*If the class is full, please visit our website to register for Saturday virtual zoom tennis.*

*Only 1 parent allowed on the tennis court per child. Parents recommended on-court for 1-1 assistance as needed with child due to COVID safety guidelines.*

EQUIPMENT: It is recommended for your child to bring his/her own tennis racquet or we can provide and clean before and after each tennis class.

Sign Up for Wellington

West Palm Beach, FL Summer 2022 (RED BALL) 10&under

Dates: Saturdays, June 4-July 16 (no tennis on July 2)
Time: 9-9:45am
Ages: 10 & under
Cost: FREE (6 classes) Sponsored by BallenIsles Charitable Foundation
LSA Coach: Samie Lesperance

Address:
Gaines Community Park
1501 N Australian Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 804-4960

Sign Up for West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach, FL Summer 2022 (RED BALL) 11+

Dates: Saturdays, June 4-July 16 (no tennis on July 2)
Time: 9:45-10:30am
Ages: 11 & older
Cost: FREE (6 classes) Sponsored by BallenIsles Charitable Foundation
LSA Coach: Samie Lesperance

Address:
Gaines Community Park
1501 N Australian Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 804-4960

Sign Up for West Palm Beach

Vero Beach, FL FALL 2022 (RED BALL)

Start Date: TBD

Zephyrhills, FL SUMMER 2022 Session 2 (RED BALL)

Dates: Sundays, September 11-October 16
Time: 10-11am
Ages: 5-18 (10 participants)
Cost: No class fee. 100% scholarships provided by Pasco County Parks and Recreation and the Sarah Vande Berg Tennis Foundation for all participants.
LSA Coach: Coach Evita Beatriz

Address:
Sarah Vande Berg Tennis and Wellness Center
6585 Simons Road
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
(813) 361-6660

Sign Up for Zephyrhills

Florida Adult Programs:

Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center, SUMMER & FALL 2022 (2nd&4th Thursdays each month)

Dates: 7/28, 8/11, 8/25, 9/8, 9/22, 10/6
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Ages: 21+ (10 participants)
Cost: $15 per class, Please contact the tennis center for registration information.
LSA Coach: Jim Tierney

Address: Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center
5110 117th Ct. North
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Phone: (561) 630-1180

Florida School-Based Programs: 2022 TBD

Please contact info@loveservingautism.org for additional information

  • Palm Beach School for Autism, Lake Worth, FL
  • Park Vista Community High School, Boynton Beach, FL
  • Oakstone Academy, West Palm Beach, FL
  • JAFCO Children’s Ability Center Sunrise, FL
  • Allamanda Elementary School, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Connections Education Center, West Palm Beach, FL
  • South FL Autism Charter School, Miami, FL

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