ANTS Tennis Camp 2020 | Oakland, CA

Ages 8-12

OUSD update July 18th, 2020: Due to the earlier opening of school with distance learning, our August 10th & 17th camps at Montclair Park will run from 2-5pm instead of 9am-12pm. Read about our full safety protocols. If you sign up for a camp that is cancelled, you’ll be given a 100% refund – no questions asked. Contact us with any questions! 

Now for the fun stuff!

Summer is the best time to play and learn tennis with old friends and new! ANTS Camp will be an encouraging team environment with positive coaching, learning, and fun live-ball play scenarios for your children. Our program welcomes all new and experienced players of all skill levels, even those who have never touched a racket. Our approach is to teach the FUNdamentals of tennis through individual work, partner work, and fun team games. Using modified equipment that has been adopted by the USTA (smaller nets and racquets and easier to hit balls), our program allows your child to explore tennis at the right pace. Read on!

The ANTS Oakland Youth Tennis Camp is held in partnership with Oakland Parks and Recreation.

Details & Pricing

Location: Montclair Park Tennis Courts, Oakland, CA

Ages: 8-12

Dates: Monday through Friday the following weeks:

  • Week 1: July 13 – 17 from 9am-12pm (Full)
  • Week 2: August 3 – 7 from 9am -12pm (Full)
  • Week 3: August 10 – 14 from 2pm-5pm (Full)
  • Week 4: August 17 – 21 from 2pm-5pm (3 spots left!)

Times: See above

Cost: $335 no racket | $365 (with racket)


What’s included?


  • ANTS trained and qualified coaches. Our coaches focus on your child being safe and having FUN first!

  • Progressive curriculum: We teach the fundamentals of tennis through team games, individual work, and partner work. Children learn everything from technique to tactics, mental to physical, and strategy to fun!

  • Appropriately sized equipment. We use tennis equipment that has been proven by the USTA as the best way to teach children under 10 to play tennis!  Our smaller court sizes, low compression balls, and appropriately sized rackets help children have fun while learning the game with others.

  • ANTS Rackets (optional). Your child will be assigned a racket that fits him/her if purchased through ANTS for $30. NO oversized rackets in ANTS Tennis! This makes it easier for you child to learn to swing and play.

  • All players will receive recognition for their hard work during the camp.

What to expect at

ANTS Tennis Camp

Our unique and one-of-a-kind tennis curriculum is the best way to introduce the sport in early childhood. Take a look at our program in action!

“My daughter has really progressed with ANTS. She has gone from not being able to hit a ball to rallying and having FUN. The coach is a positive guide to a new sport and is really inclusive for all skill levels! My daughter now identifies as a tennis player and wants to continue playing!”

Matt, 1st grade parent in Oakland, CA

ANTS Style Tennis


We utilize equipment that has been adopted by the USTA (United States Tennis Association) and has been proven to provide children with a better all around experience when learning the game of tennis.

Smaller nets and adjusted court sizes

Low compression balls allow faster learning

Approproately sized rackers for beginners