Serving Autism and Unique Abilities On and Off the Courts

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:

FL Step Up for Students scholarship program

1. Please enter your family member’s student ID #

2. Enter the Promotional Code:

FLstepup 

Boca Raton, FL SPRING 2024 (10 & Under Class) SATURDAYS 8:30AM

Dates: Saturdays, April 20, April 27, May 4, May 11, May 18 , May 25
Time: 8:30am-9:30am
Price: $90 
Ages: 5-10 yrs old (10 participants)
Address:  10901 Via Violetta, Boca Raton, FL 33428
**class will take place on Court 10, which is the hard court
Phone: (561) 487-9390

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

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Boca Raton, FL WINTER 2024 (10 & Under Class) SATURDAYS 2PM

Dates: Saturdays, March 2-April 6

Time: 2pm-3pm
Price: $90 
Ages: 5-10 yrs old (10 participants)
Address: Mission Bay Tennis Center
10910 Diego Dr N, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Phone: (561) 487-9390

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

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Boca Raton, FL WINTER 2024 Session 2 (11 & Older Class) FRIDAYS 5PM

Dates: Fridays, May 10-June 14, 2024

Time: 5-6pm
Price: $90 (6 classes)
Ages: 11-18 yrs old (10 participants)
Address: Mission Bay Tennis Center
10910 Diego Dr N, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Phone: (561) 487-9390

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

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Boca Raton, FL WINTER 2024 Session 2 (11 & Older Class) SATURDAYS 3PM

Dates: Saturdays, March 23-April 27

Time: 3-4pm
Price: $90
Ages: 11+ yrs old, young adults invited
Address: Mission Bay Tennis Center
10910 Diego Dr N, Boca Raton, FL 33498
Phone: (561) 487-9390

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

Sign Up for Boca Raton

Boynton Beach, FL SPRING 2024 Session 1 SUNDAYS (RED BALL)
Start DateSundays, March 3-April 14 (no class 3/31)
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Age: 5-18 (10 participants)
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Liz Smith (731) 487-2643

Address:
Boynton Beach Tennis Center
3111 S Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33426

*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.*

Sign Up for Boynton Sundays

Boynton Beach, FL SPRING 2024 Session 2 SUNDAYS (RED BALL)
Start DateSundays, April 28-June 2
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Age: 5-18 (10 participants)
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Liz Smith (731) 487-2643

Address:
Boynton Beach Tennis Center
3111 S Congress Ave, Boynton Beach, FL 33426

*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.*

Sign Up for Boynton Sundays

Cocoa Beach, FL WINTER 2024 Session 1 (RED BALL)
Start Date: Wednesday, Jan 17-Feb 21 (6 classes)
Time: 5-6pm
Age: 4-22 yrs old
Price: No fee; The Parker Foundation is the program sponsor
LSA Coach: Melissa Meikle

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

Sign Up for Cocoa Beach

Coral Springs, FL SPRING 2024 (RED & ORANGE BALL)
Start Date: Saturdays, April 13-May 18
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.*

EQUIPMENT: Racquets are provided or your family member may bring his/her own tennis racquet to class.

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Delray Beach Swim & Tennis Center SPRING 2024 (Red Ball)

Start Date: Saturdays, April 6-May 11 (no class on 3/30)
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Age: 5-18 (10 participants)
Price: $90 (6 classes)

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

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Gainesville, FL WINTER 2024 (RED & ORANGE BALL)
Dates: Saturdays, February 17-March 23
Time: 9:30-10:30am
Age: 5-18
Price: $90 (6 classes)
Address:
Westside Park
1001 NW 34th St.
Gainesville, FL 32605

EQUIPMENT: Racquets are provided, or your family member may bring his/her own tennis racquet to class.

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Jupiter, FL SPRING 2024 Session 2 (GREEN DOT / INTERMEDIATE)

Dates: Mondays, April 8-May 13
Time: 5:00-6:00pm
Price: $90 (6 classes)
Ages: 11-18
Coach: David Boggs

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

Sign Up for Jupiter

Lighthouse Point, FL SPRING 2024 (RED BALL)

Dates: TBD
Address:
Lighthouse Point Tennis Center
3500 NE 27th Ave, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

Orlando, FL SPRING 2024 (7-11 yrs old) (RED & ORANGE BALL)

These sessions will teach specialized therapeutic tennis instruction including fitness, hand-eye coordination, communication and life skills.

DatesSaturdays, March 2-April 20
Times
: 10am-10:45am
Ages: 7-11 yrs
Cost: $60 (6 classes) (UCF CARD PALS constituents will receive a $15 scholarship)
LSA Coach: Zachary Ehrlich zehrlich455@gmail.com
Registrationhttps://lsatennis124.eventbrite.com/

RULES OF TENNIS Orlando, FL SPRING 2024 (7-11 yrs old) (RED & ORANGE BALL)

These sessions will teach specialized therapeutic tennis instruction including fitness, hand-eye coordination, communication and life skills.

Dates: Saturdays, February 24-April 20
Times: 10am-10:45am
Ages: 7-11 yrs
Cost: $60 (6 classes) (UCF CARD PALS constituents will receive a $15 scholarship)
LSA Coach: Zachary Ehrlich zehrlich455@gmail.com
b: https://lsatennis124.eventbrite.com/

 

RULES OF TENNIS Orlando, FL SPRING 2024 (18+ yrs old) (RED & ORANGE BALL)

These sessions will teach specialized therapeutic tennis instruction including fitness, hand-eye coordination, communication and life skills.

Dates: Saturdays, February 24-April 20
Times: 10:45am-11:30am
Ages: 12-18+ yrs
Cost: $60 (6 classes) (UCF CARD PALS constituents will receive a $15 scholarship)
LSA Coach: Zachary Ehrlich zehrlich455@gmail.com
Registration: https://lsatennis124.eventbrite.com/

 

Palm Beach Gardens, FL SPRING 2024 Session 2 (Mondays) (RED BALL)

Dates: Mondays,April 15-May 20
Time: 4pm-5pm
Age: 5-18
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coaches: Mike Bucar

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.*

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL SPRING 2024- Session 2 (Fridays)

Dates: Fridays, April 19-May 24
Time: 5pm-6pm
Age: 5-18
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coaches: Mike Bucar

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.*

Sign Up for Palm Beach Gardens

Palm City, FL SPRING 2024(RED BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, TBD
Time: 2-3pm
Ages: 5-18
Cost: $90 (6 classes)

Address:
13400 NW Gilson Rd., Palm City FL 34990

Pensacola, FL SPRING 2024 (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 SPRING 2024 Session 1(RED BALL)

Dates:Saturdays, March 2, 9, 16 & April 13, 20, 27
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

RULES OF TENNIS/Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center SPRING 2024 (GREEN BALL)
(Advanced LSA Players learning to serve/return/scorekeeping)

Dates: 4/21, 5/12, 6/9, 7/21, 8/11
Time: 12-1pm
Price: $75 (5 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

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 Rules of Tennis

Pompano Beach, FL WINTER 2024

Dates: Sundays | January 28-March 3
Time: 10-11am
Ages:
18+
Price: $60 (6 classes)
Address: Pompano Beach Tennis Center 920 NE 18 Avenue Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Registration: please contact the City of Pompano Beach (954) 786-4115

St. Petersburg, FL WINTER 2024 (RED BALL)
Dates: Saturdays, February 3-March 9
Time: 11am-12pm
Ages: 5-18
Cost: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Merissa Rock (954) 817-8359

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

Sign Up for St. Petersburg

Tallahassee, FL SPRING 2024 (RED BALL)

Dates: Saturdays, TBD
Time: 10-11am
Age: 5-18 (10 participants)
Price: $60 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Glen Howe
Address: Forestmeadows Park & Athletic Center
4750 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312

Wellington, FL SPRiNG 2024 (RED & ORANGE BALL)
Dates: Saturdays, April 6-May 11
Time: 12-1pm
Age: 5-21
Price: $90 (6 classes)
LSA Coach: Delicia Williams

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

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 SPRING 2024 (RED BALL) 10&under
DatesSaturdays, March 30-May 18 
Time: 9-9:45am
Ages: 10&under (10 participants)
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 SPRING 2024 (RED BALL) 11&older

DatesSaturdays, March 30-May 18
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 WINTER 2024 (RED BALL)

Start Date & Location: TBD

Zephyrhills, FL SPRING 2024 Session 1 (RED BALL)

Dates: Sundays, April 7-May 12 
Time: 10-11am
Ages: 5-18 (12 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:

FL ADULT PROGRAMS Palm Beach Gardens Tennis Center, SPRING 2024

(2nd & 4th Thursdays each month) Dates: 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/23, 6/6, 6/20
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

2024 School Programs

Allamanda Elementary School/SPRING 2024 Session
Dates: Mondays, April 1-May 20, 2024 (8 weeks)
Time: 2:15-3:15pm
Address:
10300 Allamanda Dr.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
For registration questions, please contact: info@loveservingautism.org

The Learning Center
Day: Mondays, January 22-February 26
Time: 2:45-3:45pm
Age: 5-18 
Address:
The Learning Center
400 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Please email info@loveservingautism.org for additional information.

Palm Beach School for Autism/Lake Worth, FL SPRING 2024
Day: Tuesdays, April 16-May 21
Time: 3-4pm
Age: 5-18 (10 participants)
Price: $60.00
Coach Name & Contact #: Samie Lesperance (561) 302-8944
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

Sign Up for Palm Beach

FL Schools/Connections Education Center-Spring 2024

Dates: Wednesdays, May 1-June 5
Time: 3-4pm
Address:
Connections Education Center of the Palm Beaches
1310 Old Congress Ave STE 100, West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Please email info@loveservingautism.org for program information.
South Florida Autism Charter School/Hialeah, FL SPRING 2024

DayTuesdays, March 19-April 30 (no class on 3/26)
Time
4-5pm
Age
5-18
Please contact the school for the after-school program registration information.

Address:
3751 W 108th St, Hialeah, FL 33018

Phone(305) 823-2700

Please contact info@loveservingautism.org for additional information

  • Park Vista Community High School, Boynton Beach, FL
  • Oakstone Academy, West Palm Beach, FL
  • JAFCO Children’s Ability Center Sunrise, FL
  • Boca School of Autism
  • Boca Raton Achievement Center
  • Achievers Day School

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