Youth Tennis

Our Youth Tennis program is designed to be the perfect blend of fun-filled learning, skill improvement, and game play.

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Youth Tennis Canton Parks & RecreationYouth Tennis Lessons

Looking for a way to get your child into tennis. Our Youth Tennis program is designed to be the perfect blend of fun-filled learning, skill improvement, and game play. Racquets and balls provided.

Lessons will be 45 minutes each. We will have 1 instructor for 1 or 2 players.

Rain make-ups are on Fridays.

The goal is to have at least 8 lessons per child. Programs are led by McKinley Head Tennis Coach Jim Pukys. For instructional questions please contact him at pukys_j@ccsdistrict.org.

Little Pups Tennis

If your child loves tennis, this is the program for them. The Little Pups will compete against local teams on Tuesdays and Thursdays and advanced drills and lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Programs are led by McKinley Head Tennis Coach Jim Pukys.

For instructional questions please contact him at pukys_j@ccsdistrict.org.

Canton City Junior Tennis Tournament

JUNIOR OPEN EVENTS (Boys & Girls):

10 & Under Singles
12 & Under Singles and Doubles
14 & Under Mixed Doubles
14 & Under Singles and Doubles
16 & Under Singles and Doubles
18 & Under Mixed Doubles
18 & Under Singles and Doubles

Tournament Winners

Note: No youth tennis tournament was held in 2020 due to COVID.

2019 Tournament Singles Winners

Girls 14u– Rachael Williams
Girls 18u– Destiny Winans

Boys 14u– Dylan Wiles
Boys 16u – Alvin Altman
Boys 18u – Alvin Altman

Boys and Girls 10u- Luke Harley

2019 Tournament Doubles Winners

Girls 16u Doubles– Izzy Warburton and Claire Wood

Girls 18u Doubles – Lilly Altman and Abby Altman

Boys 14u Doubles–  Mitchell Finefrock and Dylan Wiles

Boys 18u Doubles- Manny Blythe and Griffin Millspaugh

Mixed 18 Doubles– Madison Altman and Alvin Altman

Mixed Open Doubles –Jim Thomas and Emily Thomas

Mens 3.5 Doubles – Randy McClure and David Stucki

Mens 4.0 Singles- Jim Thomas

Womens Open Doubles- Kayla Pukys and Emily Thomas

Mens Open Doubles- Jim Thomas and Jac Compton

Registrations are made via our RecDesk System and you will need to create an account to sign up. 

Please contact erin.thompson@cantonohio.gov, skyler.parks@cantonohio.gov or mickey.ryan@cantonohio.gov with any questions.