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General

  • Reservations are accepted in the Murr Center only. There are no reservations at Beren at this time.
  • Members may reserve tennis courts no more than three days in advance by calling (617) 496-5068.
  • Members may reserve one court up to 1.5 hours per day.

Please be aware that all members are expected to pay court fees for every reservation, with the exception of Harvard College students, GSAS Graduate students, and Harvard Extension School Students.

 


Schedule

Here's the tennis program schedule for this week. Most evening clinics are drop-in, and noon clinics run if there is enough interest (please RSVP). All clinics are indoors at the Murr Center.

SCHEDULE REMINDER: Continuing this week, the evening program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays will begin at 7 pm due to varsity court needs.

LOANERS: There are loaner tennis shoes and rackets available at no cost for people attending clinics and lessons.

INTRO CLINIC: will run on Mondays at 6:30p. This is for newer players who need basic drills to work on stroke production.

JUNIOR CLINIC: due to court conflicts on Thursday, the junior clinic will now run on Mondays at 6:30p.

MONDAY February 13
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
6:30p-7:30p Intro to stroke production and junior clinics - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
7:30p-9:00p Closed clinic - by invitation only

TUESDAY February 14
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
7:00p-8:00p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
8:00p-9:30p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

WEDNESDAY February 15
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
7:00p-8:00p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
8:00p-9:30p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

THURSDAY February 16
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
11:00a-12 noon Men's doubles clinic - 3.5 level or above
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
7:00p-8:00p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
8:00p-9:30p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

HARVARD LADDER
The Harvard tennis ladder is on hiatus and will resume in February.

COURT TIME AT MURR
Just a reminder, court fees apply for personal use of the Murr courts. For a list of all fees, visit
http://recreation.gocrimson.com/recreation/activities/tennis/Tennis_court_and_guest_fees_FY15.pdf
To see court availability (available time slots are in gray) go to:
http://recreation.gocrimson.com/facility_schedules/Murr_Tennis_and_Squash_Schedules
To schedule court time, call the Murr Center Front Desk at 617-495-3454, ext. 1.


Tennis clinics, private and semi-private tennis lessons are taught by Harvard's Tennis Professional, Michael Mercier. Michael Mercier is known for his international and High Performance Coaching and training. He is certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and by Pat Etcheberry fitness and tennis training, and the United States Racquet Stringers Association (USRSA).

 

  • PRIVATE LESSONS, OPEN CLINICS and SPECIALTY CLINICS taught by Harvard's own USPTA/USPTR professional, Michael Mercier.
  • Juniors and adults of all abilities are welcome, from beginner to open level, including wheelchair tennis athletes.
  • Tournaments and social round robins are held on a monthly basis.
  • State-of-the-art facilities with 6 indoor courts (Murr Center) and 18 outdoor courts (Beren Center), lockers, and showers.


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