frequently asked questions
What should my child bring?
Each child should bring a mask, hat, water bottle, snacks, lunch and sunscreen (if full-day). We strongly encourage tennis shoes, but we do allow other athletic shoes if you are comfortable with that.
When do masks need to be worn?
Only if we go inside do masks need to be worn. Most, if not all, of our camp will be outdoors, and masks are not required outside.
Do they need to have their own racquet?
A tennis racquet is required; however, if your child does not have one, we have Dunlop racquets that can be purchased from Mike.
Are snacks or lunch provided for full-day programs?
Due to COVID-19, we will not be providing food or drinks. Full-day campers are to bring their own peanut-free lunch. We encourage drinking water instead of sugary juices and pop.
What happens when it rains?
Any time it rains during the summer, you can choose to either leave your child at the clubhouse for supervised indoor activities or plan other activities for your child and schedule a make-up session (we require 72 hours' notice to arrange make-up sessions). To make up your session, please contact Matthew. Ideally, we can make up your session during our Fall Program. If that does not work, please let us know, and we can work something out.
What type of activities will my child be participating in during the camp?
We are a tennis-specific academy; therefore, all activities from the warm-up until the end of camp are geared towards learning tennis fundamentals. All campers warm up at the beginning by running and stretching. Depending on the level of play, they will do drills and engage in games geared towards improving their level of play. More advanced students will play matches and learn strategies on how to construct points.
What about early drop-off or late pick-up? (Summer Camp)
Early drop off at 7:00 a.m. and late pick up, up to 6:00 p.m. is provided at a rate of $15/hour. You must arrange drop-off and pick-up times with Mike or Matthew when registering for camp.
Do they have to be members?
Martingrove Tennis Club requires all camp/program participants to be club members. The junior membership fee is $20 and covers the use of the court during camp and outside of camp activities except for adult program times. Please check the Martingrove website for further details.
Is the camp tax deductible?
Yes. Our camp can qualify as child care expenses.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept Credit and Debit cards.
Do you have a General FAQ for more serious questions?
Yes. It can be viewed here.
What if my child needs to use the washroom?
We will supervise but not assist in the washroom.
If I have already completed a booking form this year and want to add more sessions for the specific activity, how do I do that?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the exact additions you would like to make.