See You On the Court

Looking to brush up your skills or continue building your skill set? All skill levels can enjoy the Courts Plus courts. Courts Plus has been recognized as one of the most active tennis facilities in the Fargo/Moorhead area. A well-qualified staff or U.S.P.T.A. and U.S.P.T.R. professionals are able to offer a wide tournament, and leagues.

PICKLEBALL

Court time rates are $18 + tax per hour. Call for lesson pricing.

INDIVIDUAL & PRIVATE GROUP LESSONS

Do you want to learn tennis or just get back into the game? Contact Oliver or Jason to find out about beginner lessons, private lessons, and leagues. We have something to fit your schedule and tennis needs. Please scroll down to see all our available programming.
Email one of our pros for more info regarding private lessons.

TENNIS COURT TIME PRICING

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$18+TAX
Random court time may be reserved by Courts Plus members as much as 7 days in advance. Call to reserve a court or login to your account to book courts from the comfort of your house or office.

PERMANENT COURT TIME

Permanent court time rates are discounted to $16 + tax per hour. Permanent court time may be reserved with our Director of Tennis, Oliver Summers. Court fees are paid for the entire session at the start of play.
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It is our policy you may not solicit or conduct on the premises any personal training or tennis lessons with or without compensation. You cannot hire a coach to teach at our facility unless that coach is an employee of Courts Plus Community Fitness who has been hired to personal train or teach private lessons specifically.

Meet the Certified Pros

Oliver Summers

Tennis Director

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Tennis Director with Courts Plus since 2000

Oliver moved to the states from London, England after completeing his studies at the University of Portsmouth. There he played no. 1 for their University team. Oliver has been teaching tennis at Courts Plus for the last 18 years and has coached many state champions and college bound tennis players. In 2012 Summers was named Head Coach for the Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s tennis team, an NCAA Division II program.

  • USPTA Elite Pro Certified
  • PTR Certified
  • Started at Courts Plus in 2000
  • Sponsored by HEAD

osummers@courtsplus.org

Lesson Prices:

1 hour     $55

1/2 hour $30

Jason Thiner

Tennis Pro

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Supervisor of Junior Development with Courts Plus since 2014

Jason played Collegiate tennis for the University of Minnesota Morris and has spent the last 20 years as a school teacher and Tennis coach. Jason has been Head Coach for the Fargo South Girls and Assistant Coach for the Boy’s Team for the last 20 years successfully coaching multiple State Champions. At the end of year rankings Jason was ranked no. 1 in the Northern Section in the Men’s 35’s. Jason is an excellent instructor and his extensive knowledge and skill make him an excellent choice for the beginner and advanced player alike.

USPTA Certified

P.T.R Pro certified

20+ years coaching experience

jthiner@courtsplus.org

Lesson prices:

1 hour        $52

1/2 hour   $28

Jerry Caulfield

Tennis Pro

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Tennis Pro with Courts Plus since 1975

Jerry is originally from Fargo and has been a professional with us for many years. He is well known and respected in the local tennis community. Jerry was awarded the USPTA Northwest Division Coach of the Year for 2003. Jerry has the ability and experience to teach the novice player as well as the national ranked player.

  • U.S.P.T.A. Pro 1 Certified
  • Inducted into the ND Tennis Hall of Fame 2015
  • 35 years of teaching experience
  • Sponsored by HEAD

jcaulfield@courtsplus.org

Lesson prices:

1 hour      $52

1/2 hour  $28

Zach Zitur

Tennis/Pickleball Pro

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Supervisor of Adult Leagues/Head Pickleball Pro with Courts Plus since 2015

Zach Zitur has many years of playing and teaching experience. He played for Concordia College Moorhead and is currently the Head coach there. He has been teaching here at Courts Plus on a regular basis and is also now our resident Pickleball Pro and can help you reach the next level!

zachzitur@gmail.com

Lesson prices:

1 hour    $50

1/2 hour $27

Julia Geske

Tennis Pro

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Tennis Pro with Courts Plus since 2017

Julia Geske was a 2 time state qualifier in Minnesota AA and is currently the top ranked player on the MSUM Dragons tennis team. Last year she was all conference in singles. She spent last summer as a camper at the Gustavus tennis in life camp and is certified with the Profesional Tennis Registry (PTR). Julia is enthusiastic and knowledgeable and can help you reach the next level.

PTR certified

geskeju@mnstate.edu

Lesson prices:

1 hour $46

1/2 hour $25

Nate Young

Tennis Pro

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Tennis Pro with Courts Plus since 2016

Nate Young is a Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) certified Pro as of 2018. Nate previously went to college at VCSU where he played club tennis for a semester. After this Nate transferred to MSUM and founded the MSUM Club Tennis Team, which will be beginning it’s third year. He served as Club President for two years. Nate also received the USTA Northern Sectional Leader of the year award in 2018. Currently Nate works with Shanley Boys and Girls team and is in his third year there as assistant Coach.

PTR Certified

Nateyoung19@gmail.com

Lesson prices:

1 hour      $48

1/2 hour  $26

 Star Tennis Academy

Our Star Junior Tennis program uses a progressive court system that uses 36’, 60’ and 78’  (regular size) tennis court. Coupled with ensuring the proper racquet length and using different types of tennis balls based on age and ability, our goal is to get your child playing tennis as soon as possible. This system gives your child a visible progression to maximize their improvement.

4 - 5yrs old

4 – 5yr old Stars

For children ages 4-5. The goal is to expose children to the FUN of tennis through movement while using Red transition balls, which was developed to give kids more success.
Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 PM CODE: PS

Fall session 1: September 10th – October 1st
Member Fee: $40       Non-member Fee: $60
Fall Session 2: October 22nd – November 26th
Member Fee: $60         Non-member Fee: $90
Please click the link below to register for ALL Fall Session 1 Stars Tennis Programs BEFORE SEPTEMBER 4TH.
Fall Session 2 registration will be open Monday, September 9th.

Stars Registration Form

Kindergarten thru 2nd grade

K-2 Stars

For children in grades K – 2. The goal is to continue to have FUN and to develop ball judgment skills, improve motor skills and to learn the early stroke mechanics of a forehand, backhand, volley and serve.
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Beginner) CODE: TSB
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00 PM (Intermediate) CODE: TSI
Saturdays 9:00 – 10:00AM Beginner: TSS Intermediate: TSIS
Fall Session 1:     September 9th – September 30th
Member Fee: $40       Non-member Fee: $60
Fall Saturday Session 1:        September 7th – September 28th
     Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60
Fall Session 2: October 21st – November 25th
Member Fee: $60       Non-member Fee: $90
Fall Saturday Session 2: November 2nd – November 23rd
  Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60
Please click the link below to register for ALL Fall Session 1 Stars Tennis Programs BEFORE SEPTEMBER 4TH.
Fall Session 2 registration will be open Monday, September 9th.

Stars Registration Form

3rd thru 5th grade

Grades 3-5 Stars

For children grades 3 –5 or appropriate skill level. The goal is to continue to have FUN while focusing on the stroke mechanics of the forehand, backhand, volleys and the serve through instruction, drills and fun games.
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Beginner) CODE: YSB
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00 PM (Intermediate) CODE: YSI
Saturdays 10  – 11AM Beginner: YSS Intermediate: YSIS
Fall Session 1:     September 9th – September 30th
Member Fee: $40       Non-member Fee: $60
Fall Saturday Session 1:        September 7th – September 28th
     Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60
Fall Session 2: October 21st – November 25th
Member Fee: $60       Non-member Fee: $90
Fall Saturday Session 2: November 2nd – November 23rd
  Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60
Please click the link below to register for ALL Fall Session 1 Stars Tennis Programs BEFORE SEPTEMBER 4TH.
Fall Session 2 registration will be open Monday, September 9th.

Stars Registration Form

6th thru 8th grade

Grades 6-8 Stars

For juniors grades 6 –8 and grades 9 – 12. The goal is to have FUN while focusing on the stroke mechanics of the forehand, backhand, volleys and the serve through instruction, drills and fun games. The ultimate goal is to prepare students for the MXP program.     
Tuesdays 4:00 – 5:00 PM (Beginner) CODE: JSB  
  Saturdays 11 – 12PM  Beginner: JSS  
Fall Session 1:     September 10th – October 1st
Member Fee: $40       Non-member Fee: $60
Fall Saturday Session 1:        September 7th – September 28th
     Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60
Fall Session 2: October 22nd – November 26th
Member Fee: $60       Non-member Fee: $90
Fall Saturday Session 2: November 2nd – November 23rd
  Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60
Please click the link below to register for ALL Fall Session 1 Stars Tennis Programs BEFORE SEPTEMBER 4TH.
Fall Session 2 registration will be open Monday, September 9th.

Stars Registration Form

Summer stars

Summer Stars

These lessons are held in the Summer at Elephant Park, Discovery School and Fargo South schools.
k – 2 Mondays and Wednesdays classes available 9-12pm
Grades 3-5, 6-8 Tuesdays and Thursdays classes available 9-12pm

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW ALL OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS

2019 Summer tennis
Summer registration begins February 1st:
Summer session 1 June 3 – June 27
Summer session 2 July 8 – August 2
Fee: $50 per session
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Maximum Performance Academy

MXP is competitive training for the serious junior tennis player. Stroke production, singles and doubles strategy, footwork and mental toughness will be stressed.

MXP Developmental and 10u tennis

MXP Developmental and 10u advanced players

For players grades 5 and up or the proper skill level. Focus on stroke development as it pertains to point play. Lessons include 2 hours of practices and also 1 hour  match play  per week. Ratio 6:1.
CODE: MXPD
Wednesdays 4-5pm and Fridays 4-6pm
Fall  Session 1: August 28th – September 27th
Member Fee: $150
Non-member fee: $200

Please click the link below to register for Fall Session 1 MXP BEFORE SEPTEMBER 4TH.

Fall Session 2 Registration will be open Monday, September 9th.

MXP Registration Form

MXP Competitive

MXP Competitive

This level is for USTA Tournament players 7th grade and up. These players are EXPECTED to play in ALL local USTA Tournaments. Please discuss possible exceptions with Jason or Oliver. Focus on competitive play strategies, footwork, and mental toughness. 3 hours of practices and 1.5 hours of match play per week will be offered. Please choose between the two times below on your registration form. Players will be divided by ability on those days.
Drills offered:
4:30-6pm Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays and 5-6:30pm Wednesdays(pick two)
Play days offered:
12-1:30pm Saturdays and 1:30-3pm Sundays(choose one)
Fall Session 1:  August 26th – September 29th
Member Fee: $210
Non-member fee: $285

Please click the link below to register for Fall Session 1 MXP BEFORE SEPTEMBER 4TH.

Fall Session 2 Registration will be open Monday, September 9th.

MXP Registration Form

Junior Team Tennis

Summer Junior Team Tennis

Courts Plus offers multiple different age groups for junior team tennis. This Junior Team Tennis is included in the price of Summer MXP. Please click on the link below to see dates, prices and locations:

Summer tennis info

2019 Junior Team Tennis Sectional Dates and Info

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 High School Team Nights

Monthly drill sessions for Varsity and Junior Varsity players 7th grade and up. Includes PIZZA! $15 per time for members and non-members

High School Team Nights

Monthly drill sessions for Varsity and Junior Varsity players 7th grade and up. Includes PIZZA! $15 per time for members and non-members
October 24th(Registration deadline: October 22nd)
November 21st(Registration deadline: November 19th)

Click the link below to register for High School Team Nights

High School Team Night Registration Form

Courts Plus Fall Adult Programs

Courts Plus Community Fitness offers a number of different adult leagues and lessons, please view all our programs below.

Thursday morning Drill 3.0

Thursday morning Drill 3.0

Open to all players 3.0 and below. Doubles drills and strategies with instruction from certified pros

Sep 13 – Dec 13 (no drill Oct 3, 10 or thanksgiving)

Thursdays 9-1030am (Classes of 1 will go 1/2hr, classes of 2 will go 1hr)

Member fee: $15 per time participants will only be charged when they attend.

Non-member fee: $30 per time, participants will only be charged when they attend

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Wednesday morning Drill 3.5+

Wednesday Morning Drill 3.5+

Open to all players 3.5 and above, doubles drills and strategies with a certified pro

Sep 11 – Dec 11 (no drill Oct 9)

Drill times: 9 – 1030am Wednesdays (Classes of 1 will go 1/2hr, classes of 2 will go 1hr)

Members: $15 per time, participants will only be billed when they attend

Non-members: $30 per time, participants will only be billed when they attend

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Women's Thursday Singles

Women’s Thursday Singles

Players will be grouped by ability, schedules will be sent out

Sep 12 – Dec 12 (no league Oct 3 or 10)

Match times: 7 – 830pm, Thursday nights

Member fee: $180

Non-member fee: $300

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Women's Tuesday Doubles 2.5 and 3.0

Women’s Tuesday Doubles 2.5 and 3.0

For 2.5 and 3.0 players. Play with a different partner each week

Sep 10 – Dec 10

Match times: 6 – 730pm, Tuesday nights

Member fee: $126

Non-member fee: $266

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Women's Tuesday Doubles 3.5 and 4.0

Women’s Tuesday Doubles 3.5 and 4.0

For players 3.5 and above, playing with a different partner each week

Sep 10 – Dec 10

Match times: 730 – 9pm, Tuesday nights.

Member fee: $126

Non-member fee: $266

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**NEW** Sunday NIght Mixed Doubles League 👫

Sunday Night Mixed Doubles League

Fun mixed doubles for adults of all abilities, must sign up with a partner.

Sep 29 – Nov 3rd

Match times: 7 – 830pm

Member fee: $ 54

Non-member fee:  $114

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Tennis Express, learn how to play tennis in 6 weeks! (co-ed)

Tennis Express, learn how to play tennis in 6 weeks!

Oct 17 – Nov 3

Lesson times: 7 – 8pm, Thursdays

Member fee: $60

Non-member fee: $90

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Men's Monday Singles

Men’s Monday Singles

Players will be grouped by ability and schedules sent out

Sep 9 thru Dec 9

Match times: 6-730pm, 730 – 9pm, Monday nights.

Member fee: $210 (14 weeks)

Non-member fee: $350

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Men's Wednesday Doubles

Men’s Wednesday Doubles

For competitive league tennis players. Players will be grouped by ability

Sep 11 – Dec 11

Match times 730 – 9pm

Member fee: $126 ($9 per time) other wise it’s $15 per time.

Non-member fee: $266

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TOURNAMENTS

2019 USTA tournaments

HOTEL SPECIALS – 2019 USTA Summer Tournament – July 5

Courts Plus Community Fitness, in association with the United States Tennis Association, hosts multiple USTA Sanctioned Tournaments each year and one Club Championship. We would like to encourage all tennis enthusiasts to play or simply view some of the area’s best adult and junior players battle it out. For all USTA tournaments please click the button below:

Click here to view all our 2019 USTA tournaments

Contact Oliver Summers for more information.

Call: 701.237.4805  Email

News from the Pro Shop

The Courts Plus Pro Shop is determined to offer you the best selection of string, grips, racquet advice and other accessories in addition to our knowledgeable and courteous staff. If you are looking for a particular item we currently do not have it in stock, please contact us and we can get any item from Head, Prince, Wilson or Babolat. This includes racquets, string and bags.

OUTDOOR TENNIS COURTS

 Oak Grove Park

South Terrace Drive
2 courts available

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 Island Park (Warner McNair)

5th Ave S & 7th St
5 courts available

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 Island Park (Jerry Scherling)

3rd Ave S & 7th St
2 courts available

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 Southwest Park

15th Ave S & 20th St
5 courts available

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 Bennett

200 58th Ave S
6 courts available

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 Discovery

1717 40th Ave S
5 courts available

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 Kennedy

44th Ave & 43rd St SW
6 courts available

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 Elephant Park

19th Ave N & Elm St
5 courts available

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