Instructional Programs & Organized Play

High Noon Drop-In

Get a great work-out as a teaching professional runs you through games and drills, while assisting with your tennis skills. Drop-in is limited to 4 players per court and is not suitable for beginners.

Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Stroke of the Week

Join Andrew Polus each week for a focused session on key strokes and skills. This is a great clinic for learning and improving specific strokes, for all levels.

Wednesday 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Contact: Andrew Polus / 613-523-4024 ext. 313 /andrew@ottawaathleticclub.com

Winter Matchplay

A great way to spend a weekend morning enjoying organized, fun matches. Not suitable for beginners.

Saturday 10:30 am – 12:30 pm (1 hour only: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm)

Contact: Jorge Vila / 613-523-4024 ext. 306 / jorgev@ottawaathleticclub.com


Instructional Tennis

Individual Lessons

Our tennis professionals are all certified by Tennis Canada, versed in the Noble Tennis Methodology and possess a minimum 10 years in the teaching field, making our staff amongst the most qualified and experienced in the nation. Private instruction is the fast track to enjoyment and improvement, and we guarantee these results for the earnest student. Lessons are arranged at times of mutual convenience. To learn more about our teachers, please visit www.nobletennis.com and click the “Teachers” tab.

Individual, Duo, Trio and Ensemble (4 or more students) are available. Lessons are 1 hour in duration but can be increased or decreased by 30 minute intervals.

Save 10% on regular rate lessons before 9:00 am.

Contact: Ben Etheve-Meek / 613-523-4024 ext. 302 / ben@ottawaathleticclub.com

Instant Tennis (Beginner – Intermediate)

Our teachers make learning tennis virtually instantaneous! Students register for the specific day for duration of 4 week session.

Session 1: January 7 – February 3
Session 2: February 4 – March 3
Session 3: March 4 – 31

  • Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Thursdays 9:00 – 10:30 am

Contact: Jorge Vila / 613-523-4024 ext. 306 / jorgev@ottawaathleticclub.com

Early Bird Train & Play

For players who are early risers and enthusiastic about improving their tennis skills and overall game. A pre-assessment is recommended as an advanced level of play is required.

Sessions: Annual, Seasonal, Drop-in rates available

  • Thursdays 6:30 – 7:30 am

Contact: Carlo Zambri / 613-523-4024 ext. 320 /carlo@ottawaathleticclub.com

Ensembles (Int/Adv 3.0+)

This is a great 4-week program if you are looking to improve your game skills and strategy, and learn winning tactics for both singles and doubles play! Students register for the specific day for duration of the 4 week session.

Session 1: January 7 – February 3
Session 2: February 4 – March 3
Session 3: March 4 – 31

  • Tuesdays 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Thursdays 9:00 – 10:30 am

*Note: Additional lesson times can often be created to accommodate member demand and schedules.

Contact: Jorge Vila / 613-523-4024 ext. 306 / jorgev@ottawaathleticclub.com

Night Owl Tennis

For players who are serious about improving their game, no matter what level. Participants will receive 12 weeks of intensive training in technical and tactical areas, and the last half hour is reserved for competitive play.

Session: January 23 – April 10

  • Wednesdays 8:00 – 9:30 pm

Contact: Andrew Polus / 613-523-4024 ext. 313 /andrew@ottawaathleticclub.com


Organized Play

Intro Matchplay NEW!

A great way for beginner to intermediate level players to develop game skills in singles and doubles play, organized and coached by the Vilas!

Session 1: January 5 – 26
Session 2: February 2 – 23
Session 3: March 2 – 23

  • Saturdays 12:30 – 2:00 pm

Contact: Jorge Vila / 613-523-4024 ext. 306 / jorgev@ottawaathleticclub.com

Round Robin Matchplay (3.0+, Int/Adv )

Enjoy singles and doubles play with members of a similar playing level. Matches are set up for each 4-week session by OAC tennis professional, balls provided.

Session 1: January 5 – 30
Session 2: February 2 – 27
Session 3: March 2 – 27

  • Saturdays 9:00 – 10:30 am
  • Mondays 6:30 – 8:00 pm
  • Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Contact: Jorge Vila / 613-523-4024 ext. 306 / jorgev@ottawaathleticclub.com

Weekly Round Robin (3.0+, Int/Adv )

Enjoy mainly doubles play with members of a similar playing level. Matches are set up for each 6-week session by OAC tennis professional, balls provided.

Session 1: December 13 – January 17
Session 2: January 24 – February 28
Session 3: March 7 – April 11

  • Thursdays 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Contact: Jorge Vila / 613-523-4024 ext. 306 / jorgev@ottawaathleticclub.com

Advanced Matchplay (4.0+)

Weekly organized singles and doubles play. Assessment may be required to ensure suitable playing level. Registration is directly through Johnny, as well as inquiries for drop-in.

Session: September 30 – April 28

  • Sundays: 6:30 – 8:00 pm / 8:00 – 9:30 pm

Contact: Johnny Martin / johnnymartin@rogers.com


Tennis Socials

Organized singles and doubles round robin match events and social gathering with the Vila flare!

Your hosts Jorge Vila, jorgev@ottawaathleticclub.com & Dan Vila, danvila@ottawaathleticclub.com

Tennis questions?
Tony Roth
Tennis Director
613-523-4024 ext. 226