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 Tennis Center, FL Fall 2022 (YELLOW BALL)

Day: Fridays (11&older group) Orange Ball/Beginner
Time: 5-6pm
Fall 2022 Dates:
Session 1 September 16-October 21 (6 weeks) $90.00 REGISTER
Session 2 October 28-December 9 (6 weeks) no class on 11/25 $75.00 REGISTER

Day: Saturdays (10&under group) Red Ball/Beginner
Time: 9-10am
Fall 2022 Dates:
Session 1 September 17-October 22 (6 weeks) $90.00 REGISTER
Session 2 October 29-December 10 (6 weeks) no class on 11/26 $75.00 REGISTER

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

Lead Love Serving Autism Contact: Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix (561) 351-6392 Lisa@loveservingautism.org

Coach Name & Contact #: Natalia Melibeu (615) 438-0339

Boynton Beach, FL, Quail Ridge Country Club Fall 2022 Session 2

Day: Saturdays (Red and Orange Ball)
Time: 3:30-4:30pm
Fall 2022 Dates:
Session 2 December 3, 10, 17 $90.00 REGISTER FOR SESSION 2

Address:
Quail Ridge Country Club
3715 Golf Rd
Boynton Beach, FL 33436

Lead Love Serving Autism Contact: Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix (561) 351-6392 Lisa@loveservingautism.org

Coach Name & Contact #: Olga Vobornova (201) 220-4705

Cocoa Beach, FL FALL 2022 (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 FALL 2022 Session (RED & ORANGE BALL)

Start Date: Saturdays, October 15-November 19
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 Swim & Tennis Center Fall 2022

Day: Saturdays (Red Ball/Beginner)
Time: 11:30-12:30pm
Fall 2022 Dates:
Session 1 September 24-October 29 (6 wks) $90.00 Sign Up for Session 1
Session 2 November 5-December 17 (6 wks) $75.00 Sign Up for Session 2

Address:
2350 Jaeger Dr
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 243-7058

Lead Love Serving Autism ContactLisa Pugliese-LaCroix (561) 351-6392
Lisa@loveservingautism.org

Coach Name & Contact #: Bob Detrich (561) 706-5688

Gainesville, FL WINTER 2023 Session (RED & ORANGE BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, January 14-February 18
Time: 9:30-10:30am
Ages: 5-18
Price: $72 (6 classes)

Scholarships may be available upon request. Please email: info@loveservingautism.org

Address:
Northside Park
5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32653
561-331-1903 for any program questions

*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 Gainesville

Greenacres, FL FALL 2022 Session (RED & ORANGE BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, October 8-Nov 12

Time: 12-1pm
Ages: 5-21
Cost: $60 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Delicia Williams. 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 FALL 2022 (GREEN DOT / INTERMEDIATE)
Dates: Mondays, September 12-October 17
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 (7-18 yrs old) (RED & ORANGE BALL)

These sessions will teach specialized tennis instruction induding fitness, handeye coordination, communication and life skills.

September Dates: Saturdays, September 3, 10, 17
Time: 10am-10:45arn (7-11 yrs)
10:45arn-11:30am (12-18 yrs)
Price: 3-week session $45
(UCFPALS constituents receive $15 scholarship funding)

Click Here to register for September

October Dates: Saturdays, October I-November 5
Time: 10am-10:45arn (7-11 yrs)
10:45arn-11:30am (12-18 yrs)
Price: 6-week session $90
(UCFPALS constituents receive $15 scholarship funding)

Click Here to register for October

Please contact info@loveservingautism.org for registration information.

Palm Beach Gardens, FL Fall 2022 (RED BALL)

Day: Fridays (Red Ball/Beginner)
Time: 5-6pm
Fall 2022 Dates:
Session 1 October 14-November 11 (5 weeks) $50.00 REGISTER
Session 2 November 18- December 16 (4 weeks) no tennis on 11/25  $30.00 REGISTER

Day: Sundays (Orange Ball/Beginner)
Time: 9:30-10:30am
Fall 2022 Dates:
Session 1 October 9-November 13 (6 weeks) $60.00 REGISTER
Session 2 November 20-December 18 (4 weeks) $30.00 REGISTER

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

Lead Love Serving Autism Contact: Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix (561) 351-6392 Lisa@loveservingautism.org

Coach Names & Contact #:

Fridays
Coach Hannah (561) 236-7404
Coach Delicia (516) 835-1049

Sundays
Coach Madeline (561) 818-7947

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 FALL 2022 Session (RED BALL)
Dates: Saturdays, October 8-November 12
Time: 12-1pm
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 WINTER 2023 (RED BALL)
Dates: Sundays, January 8-February 12
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 FALL 2022 (GREEN BALL)
(Advanced LSA Players learning to serve/return/scorekeeping)

Dates: 9/11, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11
Time: 12-1pm
Price: $60 (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:November 5-December 17 (no tennis 11/26)
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

Sign Up for St. Petersbur

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 2 (RED BALL)
Dates: Saturdays, December 10&17
Time: 12-1pm
Age: 5-21
Price: $30 (2 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 Fall 2022 Session 2 (RED BALL) 10&under

Dates: Saturdays, November 19-December 17 (no tennis on November 26)
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 Fall 2022 Session 2 (RED BALL) 11+

Dates: Saturdays, November 19-December 17 (no tennis on November 26)
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: 7/14-9/22 & 10/13-12/22
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

Palm Beach School for Autism/Lake Worth

Day: Tuesdays (Red Ball/Beginner)
Time: 3-4pm
Fall 2022 Dates:
Session 1 (6 weeks): September 13-October 18 $60.00 REGISTER
Session 2 (6 weeks): October 25-December 13 (no school on 11/8 & 11/22) REGISTER
Fee: $60.00 (6-week sessions)
Coach Name & Contact #:TBD

Address:
Palm Beach School for Autism (PBSFA)
8480 Lantana Rd.
Lake Worth, FL 33426
Lead Love Serving Autism Contact: Lisa Pugliese-LaCroix (561) 351-6392
Lisa@loveservingautism.org

Palm Beach School for Autism

Please contact info@loveservingautism.org for additional information

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