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TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

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Private and semi-private lessons are offered by our pro and assistants. Please contact them directly to set up a lesson!

TENNIS STAFF

Head Pro - Megin McManus

The High Lane Club welcomes Hamden native Megin McManus
as new Director of Tennis!

 

About Megin: 

As an area pro for over 30 years, Megin grew up on the High Lane courts where she learned to play tennis. In high school, Megin played Number 1 singles at Hamden High, then went on to play Division 1 tennis at Fordham University.  At Fordham, she continued her tennis success, playing D1 singles and doubles and graduating with a degree in Political Science.

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Megin has over 30 years of experience teaching tennis in the New Haven area serving as Director of Tennis at North Haven Health and Racquet, Tennis Central, and Oaklane, and as Assistant Teaching Pro at Madison Racquet, Paugasett Club, and Milford Indoor Tennis. Megin enjoys teaching all levels of junior and adult players, ranging from those who have never picked up a racket to advanced players.  She has also created and coached multiple USTA teams through the years, but her favorite job teaching her sons Noah , Zak, and Sam and sharing the love of the sport. She is excited to join you on the courts soon!!!

 

In addition to coaching the Junior Tennis Team, Megin will be offering clinics, classes, point plays, private lessons, and more. Stay tuned for the upcoming schedule of offerings.  Ready to start right away? Feel free to reach out to her to get something scheduled soon - she would love to hear from you! 

Contact: email - tennispro@highlaneclub.com or text 203-506-2976

Assistant Pro - Taylor Morris

Hi! My name is Taylor Morris, I am currently a second year student at Bentley University and playing on their tennis team. I have been a member at HLC since I was 8 years old and have played on the HLC tennis team and have won multiple club championships. I have worked at HLC with weekly crafts and run children's tennis clinics at Tennis Central.

Contact Taylor - Taylormorris20044@gmail.com 

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Assistant Pro - Emily Cerasoli 

Member of North Haven High School Girls Tennis Team. Volunteers with Acing for Autism.

Contact Emily - Cerem852@gmail.com

Adult Tennis

Sunday Morning Men's Tennis

  • 7:30am-10 am

  • All levels welcome (No RSVP)

 

Point Play*

  • $20 per session

  • Limit of 6  RSVP

  • Multiple sessions per week, based on level.

  • Check email for schedule.

  • Contact Megin  to sign up - tennispro@highlaneclub.com
    or text 203-506-2976

 

Monday Night Tennis and Pizza and Beer  

  • $15 per night includes pizza and beer.

    • ​​If you do not stay or do not want pizza and beer, there is no charge.

  • 6pm.

  • Open to all levels

    • You will be placed with others of similar ability with a ladder format each week.

  • No RSVP needed

  • Text Kevin to sign up - 203-376-5117

 

Beginner's and Advanced Beginner's Clinics

  • $20 per session

  • Open to beginners and/or with some experience looking to improve

  • Multiple sessions per week.  Check email for schedule

  • Contact Megin  to sign up - tennispro@highlaneclub.com
    or text 203-506-2976

Cardio Tennis**

  • $10 per session.

  • No tennis experience required.

  • Multiple sessions per week.  Check email for schedule

  • Contact Megin  to sign up - tennispro@highlaneclub.com
    or text 203-506-2976

 

Lessons available with all Pros and Assistants

Tournaments/Interclub Play

  • Adult Interclub

  • Ladies Member Guest Tournament

  • Men's Member Guest Tournament

  • End of Season Club Championships Tournament

* Point Play is fun and exciting partner experience that puts players in a realistic game situation where you play out point after point. Point Play is a fun way to help you practice your tennis skills while getting a great workout.


**Cardio Tennis is a high energy group fitness activity that combines the best features of the sport of tennis with cardiovascular exercise, using tennis drills and games to deliver the ultimate, full body, calorie burning aerobic workout. It is a very social and fun class for players of all ability levels

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Junior Tennis 

Weekly Tennis Clinics

  • Multiple sessions per week, based on level.

    • $20 Beginner​

    • $30 Advanced

  • Check email for schedule.

  • Contact Megin  to sign up - tennispro@highlaneclub.com or text 203-506-2976

Junior Tennis Team

  • Practices will begin on June 16th from 5:00p - 6:00p

  • Practices will be every Monday, Wednesday, & Sunday from 5:00p - 6:00p

  • Inter club matches are every Thursday from 1:00p - 3:00p

  • Cost for team is $150, which includes a team t-shirt, 3 practices and 1 match per week

  • Your child must have some knowledge of the sport, and have the ability to serve from the baseline 

  • If you are unsure if team tennis is right for your child, please reach out to coach Megin. 

  • We have beginner clinics for children who are currently still learning.

Pickleball

Don't get upset when the High Lane Club's outdoor season tennis season ends, join us inside for pickleball!  Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports, and people of all ages and abilities can play.  The ballroom is the perfect space for pickleball.

  • Any member interested in playing Pickleball this winter, please download the Team Reach application, and select High Lane Group Code (You will need to email John or Liz to get this code if you don't already have it) as your Group Code. When reserving a time, please have all participants reserve time on Team Reach application. When you are playing with your children under 14, please note in the comments section on your reservation.

  • Each session is 90 minutes, and up to 6 people can receive court for that time period. Please consult Team Reach site for dates available.  Soft soled sneakers or athletic shoes only.

  • You can reserve court as an individual, and see if any other members are interested or available for that time slot. Please provide playing ability (beginner, advanced beginner, intermediate, etc.). You can also use the Team Reach chat application to send message to entire list of participants or DM person directly.

  • If you are bringing guests, please sign them in. Guest slips can be found on desk nearest the deck facing the tennis courts.  Fee in $5 per guest.  Please list the guest’s name in the “comments” section of the Team Reach app so potential players have an accurate count of participants.

  • Please be sure to note any cancellation on the Team Reach app as soon as it is known.  Volunteers are opening and closing the court, so respect their time and commitment.

  • Any questions, please email John Higgins at higgy1128@icloud.com

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