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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 of 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 $18.60 + 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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$18.60+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     $60

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        $56

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 for the Women’s Team 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    $56

1/2 hour $28

Marjorie Collins

Tennis Pro

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Tennis Pro with Courts Plus since 2018

Marjorie has been teaching tennis for over 30 years and is an Elite member of the United States Tennis Association. Marjorie is also the JV coach for both boys & girls tennis at North High School. She played varsity tennis for Colorado State University where she was awarded MVP. Her expertise is in taking students to the next skill level by developing technically sound strokes & consistency. She also has many years of experience coaching mens & women’s USTA doubles teams and helping them to qualify to the national level. Marjorie’s love for tennis shows by bringing lots of enthusiasm to the tennis court!

mcollins4@comcast.net

Lesson Prices:

1 hour $54

1/2 hour $27

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      $56

1/2 hour  $28

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. He served as Club President for two years. Nate also received the USTA Northern Sectional Leader of the year award in 2018. Currently Nate is the Head Coach for the Concordia Mens Tennis Team.

PTR Certified

Nateyoung19@gmail.com

Lesson prices:

1 hour      $52

1/2 hour  $26

MXP Tournament Acadamy

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

Grades 3-6 Tournament MXP

Grades 3-6 Tournament MXP

For players in grades 3-6 who are ready for tournament play. Focus on stroke development as it pertains to point play and strategy. Players MUST be able to serve on the appropriate court and be able to rally. 10 yr old and younger players will use primarily green balls while 11 & 12 yr olds will use primarily yellow balls. Lessons include 2 hours of practices  per week. Ratio 6:1.
PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH SESSIONS!!
Tuesdays 4:00-5:00pm and Fridays 4:00-5:00pm

2022 Winter Session  January 11 – March 18

No Class: January 28, February 18, and March 4
Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $170/Member; $255/Non-member

2022 Spring Session  April 5 – May 6

No Class: April 15
Registration available: January 3 – March 27
Fee: $90/Member; $135/Non-member

PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS!!!

 

Click here to access/create your account to register

Grades 7-8 Tournament MXP

Grades 7-8 Tournament MXP

For players in grades 7 and 8 who are not yet on a VARSITY tennis team.
Drills meet 5-6pm Tuesdays AND 5-6pm Fridays
PLEASE REGISTER FOR BOTH DAYS!!!!

2022 Winter Session  January 11 – March 18

No Class: January 28, February 18, and March 4
Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $170/Member; $255/Non-member

2022 Spring Session  April 5 – May 6

No Class: April 15
Registration available: January 3 – March 27
Fee: $90/Member; $135/Non-member

 

When Registering, please register for BOTH days!!!

Click here to access/create your account to register

Grades 9-12 MXP

Grades 9-12 Tournament MXP

For players in grades 9-12 who are playing on a high school tennis team.
Drills offered:
Mondays 4-5pm or 5-6pm, Tuesdays 4-5pm, Wednesdays 4-5pm or 5-6pm, and Thursdays 4-5pm or 5-6pm.
Match Times offered:
Saturdays 12-1pm or 1-2pm and Sundays 1-2pm or 2-3pm.
PLEASE REGISTER FOR TWO WEEKDAY DRILL TIMES(NOT ON THE SAME DAY) AND ONE WEEKEND MATCH TIME!!!!

2022 Winter Session  January 11 – March 20

No Match Times: January 22-23, January 29-30, February 26-27, and March 5-6
Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $260/Member; $390/Non-member

2022 Spring Session  April 5 – May 6

No Match Times: April 16-17
Registration available: January 3 – March 27
Fee: $140/Member; $210/Non-member

When Registering, please register for TWO weekday drill times(not on the same day) AND ONE weekend match time for a total of THREE registrations!!!

Click here to access/create your account to register

Summer Grades 3-6 and Grades 7-8 Tournament MXP

Grades 3-6 and Grades 7-8 Tournament MXP

For players in grades 7-8(during the 22-23 school year) who will be playing high school tennis or younger players who are ready to play in USTA tournaments. Focus on stroke development as it pertains to point play. 4 hours of practices per week will be offered. Also included is the Summer Team Tennis, see the Team Tennis tab on this page for more info.
Ratio 6:1.
Mondays – Thursdays 9:00-10:00am

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW ALL OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer Tennis Brochure
Summer registration runs February 1(12am) – June 5(11:59pm):
Summer Session : June 13 – June 30 AND July 11 – July 28
FEE: $240

Click here to access/create your account to register

Summer Grades 9-12 MXP

Grades 9-12 MXP

This level is for  players 9th grade and up who play on a high school tennis team. 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 per week will be offered. Also included is the Summer Team Tennis, see the Team Tennis tab on this page for more info. Please choose one time from the four times below on your registration form. Players will be divided by ability on those days.
Drills offered:
Mondays – Thursdays 10 – 11:30am, 12:30 – 2pm, or 3:30-5pm(pick one)

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW ALL OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer Tennis Brochure
Summer registration runs February 1(12am) – June 5(11:59pm):
Summer Session : June 13 – June 30 AND July 11 – July 28
FEE: $360

Click here to access/create your account to register

Summer Non-Tournament MXP

These lessons are held in the Summer at Elephant Park and Discovery School .
k – 2 Mondays and Wednesdays classes available 9:00am-12:00pm
Grades 3-6, 7-8 Tuesdays and Thursdays classes available 9:00-12:00pm

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO VIEW ALL OUR 2022 SUMMER PROGRAMS

Summer Tennis Brochure
Summer Non-Tournament registration runs February 1(12am) – May 29(11:59pm):
2022 Summer session 1 June 6 – June 30
2022 Summer session 2 July 11 – August 4
Fee: $50 per session
Please click the link below to register for Summer Stars(Members AND Non-members).

Click here to access/create your account to register

MXP Non-Tournament Academy

Our MXP Non-Tournament 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.

Pre K Non-Tournament MXP

For players ages 4-5 who are not yet in kindergarten. Focus will be on introducing players to the FUN of tennis. Focus will also be on tracking the ball and contacting the ball with racket. These players will use red balls.
Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:15 PM
Saturdays 9:15 – 10:00 AM

2022 Saturday Winter Session 1: January 8 – February 5(No Class: January 29)

Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Winter Session 1: January 11 – February 8

Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2022 Saturday Winter Session 2 February 19 – March 19(No Class: March 5)

Registration available: January 3 – February 13
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Winter Session 2 February 22 – March 22

Registration available: January 3 – February 13
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2022 Saturday Spring Session April 2 – April 30(No Class: April 16)

Registration available: February 14 – March 27
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Spring Session April 5 – May 3

Registration available: February 14 – March 27
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

Click here to access/create your account to register

 

Kindergarten thru 2nd grade

Grades K-2 Non-Tournament MXP

For players in grades K – 2 who are not yet ready for tournament play. Focus will be on teaching strokes and serves and rallying back and forth in order to prepare them for point play. These players will use red balls.
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Saturdays 10:00 – 11:00 AM

2022 Saturday Winter Session 1: January 8 – February 5(No Class: January 29)

Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Winter Session 1: January 10 – February 7

Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2022 Saturday Winter Session 2 February 19 – March 19(No Class: March 5)

Registration available: January 3 – February 13
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Winter Session 2 February 21 – March 21

Registration available: January 3 – February 13
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2022 Saturday Spring Session April 2 – April 30(No Class: April 16)

Registration available: February 14 – March 27
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Spring Session April 4 – May 2

Registration available: February 14 – March 27
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

Click here to access/create your account to register

3rd thru 6th grade

Grades 3-6 Non-Tournament MXP

For players in grades 3 –6 who are not yet ready for tournament play. Focus will be on teaching strokes, serving, and rallying back and forth in order to prepare them for point play. These players will use primarily orange balls in drills.
Mondays 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Mondays 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Saturdays 11 AM – 12 PM

2022 Saturday Winter Session 1: January 8 – February 5(No Class: January 29)

Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Winter Session 1: January 10 – February 7

Registration available: November 29 – January 2
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2022 Saturday Winter Session 2 February 19 – March 19(No Class: March 5)

Registration available: January 3 – February 13
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Winter Session 2 February 21 – March 21

Registration available: January 3 – February 13
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

2022 Saturday Spring Session April 2 – April 30(No Class: April 16)

Registration available: February 14 – March 27
Fee: $40/Member; $60/Non-member

2022 Weekday Spring Session April 4 – May 2

Registration available: February 14 – March 27
Fee: $50/Member; $75/Non-member

Click here to access/create your account to register

Junior Team Tennis

Summer Junior Team Tennis

Summer Team Tennis is the largest junior recreational tennis league in the country!

A USTA membership is required but right now USTA junior memberships are free! www.usta.com

Summer registration is now open!  For more info please see below, remember that Team Tennis is included in the price of MXP. If you’re registered for Summer MXP then email your USTA number to Oliver to enroll for Team Tennis:

If you’re not participating in MXP and want to do Summer Team Tennis please register below:

Deadline to register by is June 3rd at 3pm, please see Summer Tennis Brochure for dates and times Page 39:

Summer Tennis Brochure

There will be two possible tournaments as well as weekly matchplay:

Tournament dates:

Local tournament:

July 6th vs Valley City at Courts Plus. All Day.

USTA Northern Sectional Championships:

July 22-24: 18U Intermediate and Advanced

July 25-27: 14U Intermediate and Advanced

July 26: 12U Intermediate (Green Ball)

Player Eligibility:

Must be current USTA members

12U Green Ball not UTR based

14U Intermediate: 3.5 and below

14U Advanced: 3.5 and above

18U Intermediate:

Female players 4.5 and above

Male players 5.0 and below

18U Advanced:

Female players: 4.5 and above

Male players: 5.0 and above

Click here to access/create your account to register

Friday Night Lights Junior Team Tennis

Friday Night Lights Schedule, rules and Standings

Friday Night Lights 2022 Registration form

There will be no Sunday Night Junior Team Tennis Match Play. Please see MXP for match play options.

Courts Plus Fall Adult Programs

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

SUMMER USTA ONE Doubles

2022 USTA One Doubles.

Just as the name suggests the format is one doubles match per week against other teams. The winning teams get to advance to sectionals in Minneapolis in December!

You will need up to 3 other teammates of your same level. Teams can be 2-4 players. Our league season will start the week of June 5th and run for approx. 9 weeks. The deadline to create a team is June 1st. All players have to be registered prior to their first match and be current USTA members. For USTA membership go to www.usta.com.

Levels Womens 3.0 – 4.5 and Men’s 3.5 – 4.5

There will not be a set league time/day. Each team will be scheduled to play one match per week. Once the schedules are available then the home team will be in charge of contacting their opponents, providing new tennis balls and picking the venue. The venue has to be in the Fargo Metro Area.

How To Form A USTA League (Adult) Team

1.Go to the TennisLink, http://tennislink.usta.com/Leagues

2.Go to the “Start Playing” box on the left and click on “REGISTER WITH A TEAM #”

3.In the Register for a Team page, there is small type at the top that says: If you need to create a new team # online, click here.

4.Select the following Options: Section > Northern; District > Northern; Area > Fargo; League > Select Your League; Flight > Select Your Level

5.Type in your Team Name

6.Select your Home Courts. If your facility is not listed in the drop-down menu, select independent. Try not to use words too many words or words such as “The, a or at.”  For example, instead of “The Fields at Reserve,” only type in “Fields.”

7.Click on Create Team.

8.The fees per player for this league will be around $33 per player.

Once you have created your team you will have to share your team number with your teammates so they can register. They would follow steps 1 and 2 and then click register for a team and follow the instructions.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Also let us know if you’re in search of a team/partner and we will do our best to help you find one.

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

January 13-April 21

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

Click here to register

Women's Thursday Singles

Women’s Thursday Singles

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

January 13th-April 14th

Match times: 7:00 – 8:30pm, Thursday nights

Member fee: $210

Non-member fee: $350

Click here to access/create your account to register

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

January 11th-April 12th

Match times: 6 – 730pm, Tuesday nights

Member fee: $140

Non-member fee: $280

Click here to access/create your account to register

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

January 11th-April 12th

Match times: 730 – 9pm, Tuesday nights.

Member fee: $140

Non-member fee: $280

 

Click here to access/create your account to register

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

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

Session 1: January 13th-February 17th

Session 2: March 10th-April 14th

Lesson times: 7:00 – 8:00pm, Thursdays

Member fee: $60

Non-member fee: $90

Click here to access/create your account to register

Men's Monday Singles

Men’s Monday Singles

Players will be grouped by ability and schedules sent out

January 10th-April 11th

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

Member fee: $210

Non-member fee: $350

 

Standings

 

Click here to access/create your account to register

Men's Wednesday Doubles

Advanced Wednesday Doubles (both men and women)

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

January 12th-April 13th

Match times 7:30 – 9pm

Member fee: $140 ($10 per time) other wise it’s $15 per time.

Non-member fee: $280

Click here to access/create your account to register

TOURNAMENTS

2022 USTA tournaments

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.

Click here to view and register for our 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.