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Tennis Lessons with a Certified Instructor

We Make Tennis Fun for All Ages at Our Tampa Bay Tennis Resort

At Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, we offer a full Tennis Program on our five Har-Tru tennis courts overlooking the magnificent Tampa Bay. Our customized tennis teaching method allows each player to retain his or her personal style of play, while focusing only on changes that are made based on sound biomechanical technique. Our students learn not only how to strike the ball properly, but the complete how and why that makes these proven techniques work. Students enjoy the fastest and easiest tennis learning experience available – all against the backdrop of our breathtaking bayside spa resort.

When it Comes to Tennis, Our Coach is the Best!

Kim Scullion, Director of Tennis

  • 26 Years Experience
  • USPTA Elite Professional
  • PTR Adult Professional
  • PTR 10 & Under Certified
  • PTR 11-17 Certified
  • WTCA Pro member
  • USTA Net Generation Safe Play Certified

You will find Kim to be an excellent mentor and coach for you and your family to better enjoy the game of tennis, as a "Sport of a Lifetime”. Whether you want to fine-tune your tournament play, league play or start from scratch by developing a sound basic technique, the tennis program offers a wide range of clinics and personalized instruction that cater to every skill and every member of your family.

Happy elderly couple holding tennis racquets.
Small girl holding a tenni racquet.

Tennis Programs for the Whole Family

The Tennis Program Offers:

  • Private & Group Lessons
  • Junior Tennis Programs (Ages 3-14)
  • Customized Clinics & Training
  • Ladies Daytime Traveling Leagues
  • Singles & Doubles Ladders
  • In-House Tournaments
  • USTA Leagues
  • Socials & Events
  • Tennis Court Rental

The purpose of our rules is to provide fair and reasonable guidelines that create consistency with how we manage our tennis program and serve our members and guests.

  • Please call the tennis pro shop at 727-724-7729 for court reservation, lesson bookings and other questions you may have about our tennis program.
  • Court reservations required and may be made 3 days in advance.
  • Court time will be based on 90 minutes of play for singles and doubles.
  • Players must sign in at the tennis pro shop and pay the appropriate guest fee(s) $15 or may purchase a guest pass. Ask the tennis pro shop for details.
  • As a courtesy to your fellow players, all cancellations must be done as early as possible.
  • Lessons, team matches, tournaments and special events sponsored by the Spa will have priority first for the courts.
  • Proper etiquette should be observed at all times. Excessive noise, ball/racquet abuse and profanity will not be permitted.
  • Towels may be checked out and returned after play the same day. Towels not returned after play, a $5 charge will be billed to the member/guest.
Outdoor tennis courts.

Tennis Court Rental

Let your competitive spirit free and challenge a friend to a tennis match. We offer 5 Championship Har-Tru courts.

  • Members must check their guest in and fill out a Guest Registration Card. Guests are permitted to play at the Spa 6 times per year, at which time the Membership Department will contact them about joining.
  • Court Rental Fee: $10 per person per 90 minutes of play

Required Dress Code

  • Proper Tennis attire is required at all times. Casual street clothing, jeans, cut-offs, bathing suits, sports bras, shirt style that exposes the midriff & yoga wear are NOT permitted.
  • Tennis shoes are required. Running shoes, cross trainers & walking shoes are not permitted on the tennis courts. They are not safe and can damage the courts.

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday-Sunday
    8:00-Dusk based on daylight savings.
  • We are subject to closing the courts earlier for maintenance or if no one books ahead.
Happy elderly couple holding tennis racquets.
Small girl holding a tenni racquet.

Private Lessons

Enjoy private tennis instruction with a certified pro at the Safety Harbor Resort & Spa.
**PLEASE NOTE** All requests must be made 48 hours prior to requested date & time. Please call the Tennis Pro Shop direct at 727-724-7729

For private lessons, pricing based on 1 person:

  • 30 Minute Lesson $35/Per Person
  • 60 Minute Lesson $60/Per Person
  • 90 Minute Lesson $80/Per Person

Private lessons for 2 people:

  • 60 Minute Lesson $35/per person
  • 90 Minute Lesson $50?per person

For 3-4 People:

  • 60 Minute Lesson $20/per person
  • 90 Minute Lesson $25/per person

For 4-6 people:

  • 60 Minute Lessn $15/per person
  • 90 Minute Lesson $20/per person

Doubles "Specialty" Training is based on team building, strategy and tactics. Form your group today! 2-hour intense training session - take your game to the next level. Minimum 4, Maximum 6 guests. Email Coach Kim for pricing and availability. 

Lesson Package Specials and Group Lessons Available - Contact Kim at (727) 724-7729

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