Founded in 1995 with one location at Chattahoochee Plantation, Universal Tennis Academy has since grown to include seven other locations located throughout the Atlanta area. At the Joseph D. McGhee Tennis Center and Washington Park Tennis Center, tennis pros help developing players hone their skills with focused drills, match play, and challenge ladders, focusing on attitude and work ethic as well as technique. Eight of McGhee's nine hard courts and all eight of Washington Park's courts stay lit in the evening, allowing competitors to play their unresolved matches in the dark without lighting the ball on fire.
Staff Size: 11–25 people
Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes
Brands Used: Wilson
Pro Tip: We have one of the largest instructional programs in the country
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Parking lot
Most Popular Attraction/Offering: 20 lighted hard courts, [we're] building 2 clay
Recommended Age Group: All ages
Open throughout the year, Beat Time Sports Center encourages both kids and their parents to stay active and teaches healthy habits and life skills. During lessons and casual practices, pint-size feet scurry on the facility's kid-size indoor tennis courts and soccer fields, helping young athletes develop confidence, coordination, and cooperation. As children occupy themselves with sports, parents can take advantage of their newfound freedom by sipping coffee in the café or sneaking home to jump on the bed and eat dirt in peace.
CoachV provides instruction using a Holistic Tennis Method. Services are: Year round tennis camps, Junior tennis academy, Adult tennis academy, Beginner tennis lessons, Equipment deals/sales, Private tennis lessons, Stringing, Free coaching, High performance tennis training, Fitness for tennis, Quickstart, TOTS 10&under
Yang's Table Tennis Club aims to give players of all skill levels a place to improve their game, whether they are looking to get a fun workout or pursue a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team. To that end, they offer private and group lessons as well as memberships, which get players access to open play six days a week, tips from a professional coach, free league play, and discounts on lessons. The space offers 17 professional tables as well as a 2008 Bejing Olympic rubber floor mat.
Silvia Tennis Academy encourages tennis lovers to increase their skill level and commit to a healthy, active lifestyle through its cardio tennis classes. Just like studying for a speed-reading championship, participants learn fundamentals and technique from a staff of trained professionals during short cycles of high-intensity exercise, leaving each athlete with an increased heart rate and a more extensive vocabulary. Swing-slingers will work on routine strokes and serve combinations, while elevating artery pumps into the aerobic training zone, after brief stays in zones Twilight and Discovery. Each class lasts around one hour, including a warm-up, high-intensity cardio session, and cool-down, during which fellow classmates exchange congratulatory high-fives and lunch proposition fist pumps.