Racquet Club

Racquet Club South

1700 W Altorfer Drive | Peoria, Illinois 61615  | 309-693-5710

Monday – Thursday 8 am – 9 pm Friday 8 am – 8 pm
Saturday – Sunday 8 am – 4 pm

 

Racquet Club North

1527 W Altorfer Drive | Peoria, Illinois 61615  | 309-693-5720

Hours: Open as Needed

The Only Location in Peoria for Year-Round Tennis!

With 12 indoor and 8 outdoor Har-Tu courts, you can play tennis all year round. Our full-time professional staff can teach you to play or help fine-tune your game. We boast students who have achieved national and world rankings! We offer lessons, leagues and social events.  Discover why tennis is a game for life! Contact us with your tennis-specific questions!

Tennis for Adults

Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. | 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Improve Your Game with Clinics for Adults

Not sure where to get started?  Email us or call (309-966-8019)

There is a minimum of 3 players required to hold each clinic.  If you are interested in any of the clinics listed below, email our Tennis Business Development Manager, Sarah Breymeier.

PRICING QUESTIONS?
Email our Tennis Business Development Manager, Sarah Breymeier.

Fall Clinics: August 21 – October 21

No Clinics on Labor Day, Monday September 4th


CARDIO TENNIS

Cardio Tennis is a high-energy workout for players of ALL LEVELS!
Cardio tennis offers adult players a fun way to get a good cardiovascular workout. We gear our classes to all levels of players and encourage players to work hard throughout the class. This class uses a variety of fast moving drills and games.

Monday: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. | 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. | 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.


2.0 – 2.5 LEVEL

This player is learning to judge where the ball is going, although court coverage is weak. They can sustain a rally of slow pace with other players of the same ability.

Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


3.0 – 3.5 LEVEL

This player is consistent when hitting medium paced shots, but not comfortable with all strokes and lacks control when trying for directional intent, depth or power.

Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


GRAND SLAM I – 3.0 – 3.5

Singles and Doubles Drills

Monday: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


GRAND SLAM II – 4.0 – 4.5

Singles and Doubles Drills

Monday: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


PARTNER PLAY

Doubles Drills and Match Play

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.


SINGLES STRATEGY

Singles Drills and Match Play

Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.


BRING-A-FRIEND FRIDAY

Members Bring a Friend – NO GUEST FEE!

Thursday: 9 a.m. – 1 0:30 a.m.


STROKE OF THE WEEK

Work on a specific stroke/shot each week!

Friday: 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.


MENS’ NIGHT OUT

Monday: 6 p.m. – 7:30 pm.

WOMENS’ NIGHT OUT

Tuesday: 6 p.m. – 7:30 pm.

MIXER NIGHT OUT

Wednesday: 6 p.m. – 7:30 pm.


Additional adult classes days and times will be arranged according to members enrolled.

 

Email our Tennis Business Development Manager, Sarah Breymeier for additional information.

CLINIC PAYMENT TYPE

CASH – CHECK – MASTERCARD – VISA – DISCOVER CARD

USTA ADULT LEAGUES

Year Round

The Clubs at River City offers USTA Adult League Teams in Men’s, Women’s, Mixed Doubles, and Senior levels. Teams travel to other Central Illinois Tennis clubs to compete and move on to District, State, Sectional, and National competitions.

(USTA Membership Required.)

Contact for more information: 309-693-5710.

Member Indoor Court Rates

(INDOOR AND SUMMER SEASONS)

PER PERSON COURT CHARGES AS FOLLOWS:

                                             1/2 Hour                           1 Hour                           1 1/2 Hours                                2 Hours
1 Player (alone)                    $16.00                              $32.00                          $48.00                                        $64.00
2 Players                              $8.50                                 $16.00                          $24.00                                        $32.00
3 Players                              $6.25                                 $10.75                          $16.00                                        $21.50
4 Players                              $5.25                                 $8.50                            $12.75                                        $16.00
5 Players                              $5.25                                 $7.25                            $10.50                                        $13.25
6+ Players                            $5.25                                 $6.25                            $9.50                                          $11.50

Find out more about our Champion Plan!
NOTE: Tennis courts may be reserved up to 3 weeks in advance of the day of play and will be charged at the above rate for all persons sharing that court reservation. In the event of court cancellations with less than 48 hours notice, the court costs will be the responsibility of those reserving the court until the court is sold (rebooked). The greater the notice of cancellation, the greater the chance of selling the court!

Tennis for Youth

CLUBS AT RIVER CITY JUNIOR CLINICS

Fall Clinics: Session 1: August 21 – October 21

No Clinics on Memorial Day, Monday, September 4

PAYMENT TYPE: CASH – CHECK – MASTERCARD – VISA – DISCOVER CARD


RED BALL (beginners ages 3-5)

Red Ball and Orange Ball clinics are for true beginners.  Instructors will focus on hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and FUN!

Monday: 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Wednesday: 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.


ORANGE BALL (beginners ages 6 – 10)

Red Ball and Orange Ball clinics are for true beginners.  Instructors will focus on hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and FUN!

Monday: 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.


GREEN DOT

Students at the Green Dot level will learn basic grips, forehand/backhand volleys and groundstrokes, and will be introduced to serving.  Instructors will help prepare students for *Green Level USTA events by teaching boundary rules, scoring, and sportsmanship.

Monday: 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.


TOURNAMENT TRAINING

Tournament Training is for players who are ready to compete. Instructors will focus on competitive full-court play for both singles and doubles. Students will begin to consistently employ the use of continental grips for serves, volleys, and overheads. Students will be introduced to the use of topspin and backspin on both the forehand and backhand sides, as well as specialty shots (lobs and drop shots). Instructors will reinforce rules and regulations for *Yellow Level USTA events and encourage tournament/event participation.

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (advanced students ages 11 – 13)

Thursday: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (advanced students ages 14 – 16)

Saturday: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. (advanced students ages 11 – 13)

Saturday: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. (advanced students ages 14 – 16)


TOP GUN

Top Gun is for the serious tennis player who is active and highly competitive in high school and/or USTA tournaments/events. Singles and doubles play (including various doubles formations) will be employed with a focus on strategic, critical thought processes in point development. Students will learn how to mix in topspin, backspin, lobs and drop shots with confidence and consistency. Students will also learn how to mix up the use of slice, flat, and topspin serves on both the deuce and the ad sides of the court.

Tuesday: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

 


Junior Clinic Fees

1 Hour Junior Clinics $17.00 x 9 weeks in session
1.5 Hour Junior Clinics $25.50 x 9 weeks in session
2 Hour Junior Clinics $34.00 x 9 weeks in session

Non-Member Policy is an additional $8.00 per hour


CLINIC MAKE-UP POLICY

  1. Once your child has started/participated in a clinic session, no refunds will be given for missed clinic dates.
  2. Please request any make-ups for missed lessons at the front desk.  The pro of the requested clinic must approve the make-up clinic/date by signing off on the official make-up form.
  3. Make-up lessons must e scheduled/completed within the current session period; make-ups are not carried over into any following session.

NOTE: Make-up clinics are not guaranteed due to availability of clinic types and clinic sizes.

Email our Tennis Business Development Manager, Sarah Breymeier for additional information.


YOUTH INDOOR COURT TIME

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:

1) Includes Junior  & Family-Dependent members.
2) Excludes non-members.
3) The youth must be enrolled and participating in a clinic session or a lesson series.
4) The duration of the youth’s eligibility for the FREE time is the dates of the clinic
session, provided that the youth remains enrolled. If the youth has a private lesson
series, then the date the series is billed until the date of the last lesson taken, is the
free time duration, but it may not exceed 3 months.  If more than one family
member shares a private series, then the free time duration is reduced propor-
tionately.

RESERVATION RULES:
1) Reservations may be made no earlier than 5pm of the day prior to play (includes
youth with adult reservations).
2) Youths may play other youths or adult members…..1 hour for singles or 1 ½
hours for doubles.
3) Youths may use a court for serving practice, rental of the ball machine or use of
the backboard (North Club ONLY).  If using the the ball machine, the youth must
have had prior instruction on machine safety before using the machine alone!  The
ball machine rental fee is $3.50 per ½ hour.  Reserved time is limited to ½ hour
per person on the court for serving practice, ball machine rental or backboard use.
4)   If a court is available when the reserved time ends, “walk-on” time is allowed at
no charge if during the FREE hours.  Players must check with the desk person re-
garding court availability at the END of their reserved time.
5) If youths are unable to use a reserved court time, please call the club as soon as
possible, as someone else may be able to use that time.
 
FREE YOUTH INDOOR COURT HOURS (PROVIDED ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE MET AND RULES ARE OBSERVED):
1) South Building…… Mon-Thurs……….Noon – 5 PM
Fri-Sat-Sun……….Noon – Closing
 
2) North Building……..All regular hours of operation, but reserved time or “walk-
on” time may not extend beyond the last clinic, private
lesson or adult only reserved times.

NOTES:
1) At South, if courts are reserved or “walk-on” time is used outside of the FREE
hours, then court fees will apply.  Cancellations or NO SHOWS of courts reserved outside the FREE hours will also be billed (see Indoor Court Rate sheet).
2) Youth only “FREE” court reservations may be cancelled by the club to accomo-
date clinics, private lessons or adult reservations.
3) FREE youth court time is a privilege!  Abusive or disruptive behavior on the
court may result in loss of this privilege!                    


The Clubs at River City Junior Elite Training Group 2017

This group is designed for the serious USTA tournament player who is looking to improve their game and ranking. To be eligible for this group, one must have a positive work ethic on the court and good sportsmanship towards the other players in the group and the coaching staff.
Topics to be covered in this class are:

  • Match Strategy
  • Point Development
  • Drills specifically to strengthen individual weaknesses in match play
  • Footwork and explosive movement drills
  • Consistency drills
  • Advanced stroke development

*Players must be approved by either Club Professional Mario Palmieri or Cy Lystila
*Classes are on Sundays from 1:00 – 5:00pm
*Players must commit to the entire session


USTA SANCTIONED JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
Fall 2017

THE CLUBS AT RIVER CITY HALLOWEEN JR OPEN
OCTOBER 20-22, 2017
BOYS & GIRLS SINGLES: 78′ YELLOW BALL 12-18
BOYS & GIRLS DOUBLES: 78′ YELLOW BALL 12-14, 18
GREEN LEVEL 1 BOYS & GIRLS 10 AND UNDER SINGLES: 78′ GREEN BALL
ORANGE LEVEL 1 CO-ED 10 AND UNDER SINGLES: 60; ORANGE BALL 10
TOURNEY ID# 856122817
*Entry deadline 10/17/17 by 8 pm
CLICK TO REGISTER

THE CLUBS AT RIVER CITY THANKSGIVING JR OPEN
NOVEMBER 10-12, 2017
BOYS & GIRLS SINGLES: 78′ YELLOW BALL 12-18
BOYS & GIRLS DOUBLES: 78′ YELLOW BALL 12-14, 18
GREEN LEVEL 1 BOYS & GIRLS 10 AND UNDER SINGLES: 78′ GREEN BALL
TOURNEY ID# 850076117
*Entry deadline 11/7/17 by 8 pm
CLICK TO REGISTER

Permanent Court Time

Permanent Court Time – 2016 – 2017 Season

                                      Starts:  9-1-16         Ends:  5-31-17

Skips these Holidays:

 *Labor Day  9-5-16 (Monday)
*Thanksgiving  11-24-16 (Thursday)
*Christmas Eve  12-24-16 (Saturday)
*Christmas Day  12-25-16 (Sunday)
*New Year’s Eve  12-31-16 (Saturday)
*New Year’s Day  1-1-17 (Sunday)
*Easter Sunday   4-16-17  (Sunday)
*Memorial Day  5-29-17 (Monday)

Number of play times, by day of week:
(Excludes Holidays as listed above)

*Sunday  –  36
*Monday  –  37
*Tuesday  –  39
*Wednesday  – 39
*Thursday  –  38
*Friday  –  39
*Saturday  –  37

Balls for the Season:

*Rental Balls – $2.75 per can per week
(includes sales tax)…you return the
balls to the club after the day’s play
*Buy Balls – $3.25 per can per week
(includes sales tax)…you keep the balls
*Billing dates per above

Billing Dates: 

*13 Weeks Billed Sept 2016
*13 Weeks Billed Dec 2016
*13 Weeks Billed March 2017

Reservation Deposits:

*As no reservation deposits were collected
at the end of the 2016 indoor season, no
amount will be credited

Court Rate:

*See Court Rate Sheet