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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.
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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 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

Supervisor of Jr Development

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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

Supervisor of Adult leagues and Head Pickleball Pro

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Tennis Pro/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

 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

Spring Session:     Apr 16 – May  22
Member Fee: $60       Non-member Fee: $90

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
Spring Session:     Apr 15 – May  21
Member Fee: $60       Non-member Fee: $90
Spring Sat. Session:         Apr 27 – May 18
     Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60
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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
Spring Session:     Apr 15 – May  21
Member Fee: $60       Non-member Fee: $90
Sat. Session 2:         Mar 16 – Apr 13
     Member Fee: $50    Non-member Fee: $75
Spring Sat. Session:         Apr 27 – May 18
     Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60

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  
Spring Session:     Apr 16 – May  22
Member Fee: $60       Non-member Fee: $90
Sat. Session 2:         Mar 16 – Apr 13
     Member Fee: $50    Non-member Fee: $75
Spring Sat. Session:         Apr 27 – May 18
     Member Fee: $40   Non-member Fee: $60

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

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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.

For Dragons Tennis Camp, see below

MXP Developmental and 10u tennis

MXP Developmental and 10u advanced players

(All classes during the Summer are held at Island Park or moved to Courts Plus if it rains)

For players grades 5 and up or the proper skill level. Focus on stroke development as it pertains to point play. Lessons include 6 hours of practices and also our 1.5hr Team Tennis match play program per week. Ratio 6:1.
CODE: MXPD
Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 10:30am (see Junior Team Tennis for those age groups and times below)
Summer Session: June 3 – August 1
No Class: July 1-4
Member Fee: $480
Non-member fee: $480
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

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MXP Competitive

MXP Competitive

(All classes during the Summer are held at Island Park or moved to Courts Plus if it rains)

This level is for USTA Tournament players 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. 6 hours of practices and our Junior Team Tennis 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.
Mondays thru Thursdays   10:30 – 12:00 pm
or
Mondays thru Thursday    1230 – 200 pm
(see Junior Team Tennis for those age groups and times below)
Summer Session:  June 3 – August 1
No classes: July 1 – 5
Member Fee: $480
Non-member fee: $480
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

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Dragons Tennis Camp

7th Annual Dragons Tennis Camp

Courts Plus is proud to partner with MSUM Dragons Tennis Division 2 program to bring you the Dragons Tennis Camp. Learn how to do better in matches, focus on serves, returns and match play strategies in singles and doubles. Includes a Dragons Tennis shirt. This camp is led by current players of the Dragons Tennis Team. Groups will be split into levels accordingly to ability. Level 1 is for beginning JV players and Level 2 is for Varsity tennis players. Must be 7th grade and up to participate.

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Location: Courts Plus, 3491 University Dr S

Days: Monday – Thursday  Time: 3:30 – 5pm

Session 1: June 10 – June 27 (3 weeks) Session 2: July 15 – August 1 (3 weeks)

Fee: $120 per session or 2 sessions for $200

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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2019 Friday Night Lights

2019 Friday Night Lights!

This is our exciting, fun program designed to keep you playing in your off season and get you ready for the next season. This program is intended for varsity level High School players.

On the back you will find an entry form and each team will use one form per team and the team’s registration fee has to be submitted at the same time.

Season: Jan 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Feb. 15th, 22nd

Match times: 6-8pm on Friday’s

Fee: $400 per team (non-members welcome)

Rules:

Each team must designate a responsible adult/adults as their coach who will decide the line-up and sign off on the roster each week.

Each team must consist of at least 3 boys and 3 girls from the same high school who are 7th grade and above.

Matches will take place on Friday’s from 6 – 8pm and will be a JTT format, a set of boy’s singles, a set of girl’s singles, boy’s doubles, girl’s doubles and a mixed. A maximum of 4 boys and 4 girls will play each week. Girls can play in a boy’s slot if the team is short of players. Our league supervisor will be there each week to help you follow the rules.

We encourage you to register more than just the minimum of 3 girls and 3 boys because there will almost always be someone gone each week.

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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

January 24th(Registration deadline: January 22nd)
February 21st(Registration deadline: February 19th)
March 21st(Registration deadline: March 19th)
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Courts Plus Fall Adult Programs

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

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Men's Monday Singles

Men’s Monday Singles

Jan 7 – Apr 22 (16 weeks)

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

Member fee: $240

Non-member fee: $400

Men's Wednesday Doubles

Men’s Wednesday Doubles

Jan 9 – Apr 24 (16 weeks)

Match times 730 – 9pm

Member fee: $144($9 per time) other wise it’s $12 per time.

Non-member fee: $300

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

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

Session 1: Jan 17 – Feb 21

Session 2: Mar 14 – Apr 18

Lesson times: 7 – 8pm, Thursdays

Member fee: $60

Non-member fee: $90

Summer Tennis Leagues and Lessons

We have multiple leagues for different abilities and also adult lessons available. To view all our options please click on the link below:

2019 Summer tennis

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Women's Thursday Singles

Women’s Thursday Singles

Jan 10 – Apr 25 (16 weeks)

Match times: 7 – 830pm, Thursday nights

Member fee: $240

Non-member fee: $400

Women's Tuesday Doubles 2.5 and 3.0

Women’s Tuesday Doubles 2.5 and 3.0

Jan 8 – Apr 23 (16 weeks)

Match times: 6 – 730pm, Tuesday nights

Member fee: $144

Non-member fee: $300

Women's Tuesday Doubles 3.5 and 4.0

Women’s Tuesday Doubles 3.5 and 4.0

Jan 8 – Apr 23 (16 weeks)

Match times: 730 – 9pm, Tuesday nights.

Member fee: $144

Non-member fee: $300

Women's Drill and Play 2.5 and 3.0

Women’s Drill and Play 2.5 and 3.0

Jan 10th – May 16th (19 weeks)

Match and Drill times: 9 – 1030am, Thursdays

Member fee: $12

Non-member fee: $22

Please note that when registering you won’t be charged anything. You will only get billed for the times you are there:

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Women's Drill and Play 3.5 and 4.0

Women’s Drill and Play 3.5 and 4.0

Jan 9th – May 22nd (20 weeks)

Match and Drill times: 9 – 1030am, Wednesdays

Member fee: $12

Non-member fee: $22

Please note that when registering you won’t be charged anything. You will only get billed for the times you are there:

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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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