adult clinics

New to tennis?  Check out our beginner clinics.  

Clinics are held at Asheville High School tennis courts and will last 4 weeks. All sessions taught by, tennis Pro, Sarge Luke

Sarge Luke

Sarge Luke

"beginners clinic"

  • Cost:  $60
  • Clinics held on Saturdays from 8:30-9:30a
  • Dates - July 15, July 22, July 29, Aug 5
  • QuickStart methods, covering basics of tennis in an engaging format.

"Beginners PLUS"

  • Cost:  $60
  • Clinics held on Saturdays from 9:45-10:45a
  • Dates - July 15, July 22, July 29, Aug 5

    *Ideal for those who are not total beginners, but looking for a little more play, building upon the Beginners clinic for those already familiar with scoring & fundamentals.

Register now!

"Drill/Strategy of the Day" Clinics

Clinic is held at Asheville High School tennis courts and will last 4 weeks.  All sessions taught by, tennis Pro, Sarge Luke

Overwhelmed by what part of your tennis game to work on? Come join us to focus on one shot or strategy along with an active "drill" format for practice. Not for beginners, but 3.0 and above are welcome. Be ready to have fun!

Session 2

  • Cost:  $60
  • Clinics held on Saturdays from 11a-12p
  • Dates - July 15, July 22, July 29 & Aug. 5
  • Register now!

Session 1

  • Cost:  $60
  • Clinics held on Sundays from 3:15p-4:15p
  • Dates - May 21, June 4, June 11, June 18
  • registration closed
  • No class Memorial Day weekend

*ATA reserves the right to cancel due to low registration.

No refunds unless cancelled by the ATA

Clinics limited to 8 participants so register now!   

"Exertennis" (cardio tennis)

This adult "Exertennis (cardio tennis) clinic is held at Asheville High School tennis courts on SUNDAYS from 5-6p & 6:15-7:15p over 4 weeksTaught by tennis Pro, Jean-Michel Werk.

You'll constantly move, hit targets, play rotational doubles and engaged in fun points.  Not for total Beginners, but for Advanced Beginners-3.0+.



  • Cost:  $60
  • Clinics held on Saturdays from 5-6p & 6:15-7:15p (note:  you must sign up for one or the other and must attend the same time all 4 weeks) 
  • Dates:  July 16, 23, 30 & Aug. 6
  • Register now!

*ATA reserves the right to cancel due to low registration.

No refunds unless cancelled by the ATA

Clinics limited to 8 participants!  

"Try tennis"

A new program served up through USTA-NC.  Try Tennis is designed to get you off the couch and on the courts!  No tennis experience necessary.  This is for anyone wanting to learn to playl!  

  • Mondays - 6p-7:30p
  • Where:  Aston Park Tennis Center
  • Dates:  June 19, 26, July 10, July 17, July 24 & July 31
  • Cost:  $30 - includes new racquet and Try Tennis t-shirt

Register through USTA-NC website

*Note:  The Kickoff Event for Try Tennis will be held in conjunction with the Annual Kid's Carnival, June 4th 2-3:30p at Aston Park Tennis Center.

86th Annual City of Asheville Open Tennis Championships  

The City Open is the longest running USTA sanctioned tournament in the Southern Section.  It has a long and storied history of great players, great hospitality, and community support.  The Open is organized and administered by the Asheville Parks and Recreation Department, with support from the Asheville Tennis Association and the Pepsi Cola Bottling Company.

Who and When - Adults & Seniors:  The City Open is for everyone.  Recreation, Competitive, Professional and Junior Tennis Players.  All Divisions have both Singles and Doubles.  The first weekend of the Open, July 8-9, is for the NTRP (National Tennis Rating Program) Divisions of 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5.  The Senior Age Divisions of 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85 and 90 will be held from July 9-13.  The Age Divisions of 35, 45, 55 and Mixed Doubles are played the second weekend, July14-16.  And the Open Division, where the prize money is paid, will be held July 13-16.  

Who and When - Juniors:  Juniors play the following weekend, July 21-23.  Junior Divisions include the 18 & Under, 16 & Under, 14 & Under, 12 & Under and 10 & Under.  

Note:  12 & Under Division will play with the Green Dot ball.  10 & Under Division will play on the 60' Court with a low compression ball and up to 25" Racquet.

Who - Everyone:  Must be a current USTA member.  No exceptions.

Where:  All tournament matches played on the 12 Har Tru Clay Courts at the Aston Park Tennis Center, located at 336 Hilliard Avenue in Asheville.  

How to Enter - Adults:  2 ways to register for the Adult Open.  First, go to , click on tournaments, and insert Tournament ID# 703940817.  The home page for the City Open will come up and simply follow the instructions.  The second way to enter is to come by Aston Park Tennis Center and complete an Entry Form.  Cost for the Adult Open is $40 per Singles Entry and $20 per Doubles Entry (each player).  Entry Deadline is Monday, July 3 at 5:00 pm.  

How to Enter - Juniors:  Go online to , click on tournaments, and insert Tournament ID# 703940016.  The home page for the Junior City Open will come up, and simply follow the instructions.  Entry Deadline is Sunday, July 16.

For More Information:  Call the Aston Park Tennis Center at 828.251.4074

2017 Adult leagues

Looking for fun adult leagues?  There's lots of tennis coming your way in 2017!  Here's what WNC Tennis says:

More choices and fun for everyone!  Grab your friends, the ones playing and ones that stopped playing tennis or never started but wanted to try, we have USTA leagues that require membership and also new fun leagues that do not require membership!

May - August 2017
Tri-Level League
Mixed Doubles League
70 & Over League
Singles League


friendly competition in the morning - 1 doubles team match
Season May 29 thru August 4; AGE LEVEL 40 and above; DAY OF PLAY - Monday or Friday - flexible scheduling option
Registration cost $18 on TennisLink -  opens April 1 closes May 15, add players until July 16

Competitive Social Format for 4.5*-5.5 players in WNC; Season May 29 thru August 4
Age Levels 39 & below OR 40 & above; registration opens April 1, closes May 15, add players until July 16
3 doubles matches - COED team; team min. 6 player, max. 12 players
Traditional tennis rules apply
Registration cost $18 on TennisLink

social fun for beginners, returning players, family/friends
Season June 16 thru August 4; Age levels - 39 & below or 40 & above
Registration cost $18 on TennisLink; skill level- beginner, intermediate, advanced
3 pro-set matches, coed team, min. 6 players, maximum 15; coed or gender specific matches
choose: court size (traditional, junior, gym* or parking lot*)  choose type of balls & racquet size


Contact:  WNC USTA League Coordinator
Bevie Walker:
WNC USTA Assistant League Coordinator Barbara Patton: