Showing posts with label Atkins Tennis Center. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Atkins Tennis Center. Show all posts

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Atkins 2017 Fall Programming guide

Below you will find the link to the Atkins Tennis Center Fall 2017 Programming Guide. All fall clinics, workouts and lessons start the week of September 10th! Our Junior Program has a new look with new names and classifications so be sure to check that out and get registered for the right class!

Registration for all classes is now available by contacting the front desk at 217-244-8562 or by stopping in! You can also register online at

Follow this link to our fall catalog here:…/2…/08/Fall-Programming-2017.pdf

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Atkins Independence Day Adult Camp July 1st!

Come join us at the Atkins Tennis Center on Saturday, July 1st for our first annual Independence Day Adult Camp! 

We will be running an afternoon (1:30pm-4:30pm) and evening session (6-9pm under the lights!) on July 1 for adults of all levels. We will do a variety of drilling, games, stroke analysis, and match play! If your strokes are in need of some attention then this is the camp for you! 

If doubles/singles match play strategy/court positioning is a problem then this camp will help you refine those skills as well! The first 3 hours will be packed with teaching and drilling. 

The second 3 hours will be packed with match play, games, an Independence Day BBQ, and music! We will have bbq chicken and burgers, chips, cookies, other side items as well as beverages for everyone… Come join myself and other Atkins teaching staff for a fun day on July 1!

The cost is $75/player and you may register at the front desk now! Call 217-244-8562 or stop by...Spots are limited.

Contact Brandon Lenfert at for more info. Cannot wait to see everyone out!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Fighting Illini Fast 5 Adult Doubles tourney!

Come check out our Fighting Illini Fast 5 adult doubles tourney next Friday, May 5th from 5:30-9:30pm! 

This is for players 3.5 and above with prior match experience. Team up with a partner of any gender and let's play! Compass draw so the action continues win or lose all night! 

Rosati's pizza and salad will be provided for the players as well as Powerade, soda and bottled water. There will be a little music going on as well throughout competition to keep the energy up! 

Registration is limited to the first 16 doubles teams who enter so grab your spot today! 

Contact the front desk at 217-244-8562 or stop by and register in person!  Registration forms are available at the front desk but you may call the desk and have them fill the information out for you and make payment over the phone! Payment of $50.00 per team ($25.00/person) must be made to guarantee your spot! 

Contact Brandon Lenfert at for any questions

Monday, April 24, 2017

Atkins Conflicts 4/26-4/29

Attention Atkins Tennis Center Participants,

Just a reminder that due to the fact we are hosting the Big Ten Women's Conference Tournament here at Atkins this coming weekend, all Permanent Court Times, Random Court Reservations and Atkin's Clinics have schedule conflicts starting this Wednesday (4/26) afternoon through Saturday (4/29).  All programs will resume the following week.

Come on out and catch the great tennis and cheer on the Fighting Illini, who kick off the tournament on Friday at 10am against Maryland!

Brandon Lenfert
Head Tennis Pro
Atkins Tennis Center 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Spring Session III Registration now available!

Spring Session III of Atkins Programming begins Apr. 9th and runs through May 13th. 

This is a five week session with the following conflicts (4/13- NO ATS, 4/26-NO EVENING CLINICS, and 4-27-4/29 ALL CLINICS CANCELLED). 

Registration for all these programs are now available by calling the front desk at 217-244-8562 or stopping by and registering in person. You can also register through our online portal at
See everyoneon the courts!

Monday, February 13, 2017

Spring Session II of Atkins Programming begins next week!

Session II of Atkins Tennis Center's spring programming begins next week from February 19-April 8th. Session II runs six weeks over a seven week time frame. There will be no clinics the week of Mar. 19-26 over the campus Spring Break.

Register today by stopping by the front desk or calling 217-244-8562. Also you can register by using our online registration at ...
Check out our spring programming brochure at for all the information you need!

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Atkins Spring 2017 Brochure

Below you will find the link to our 2017 Spring Brochure! 

All the information you need to know about clinics,court time, etc. Spring clinics start tomorrow, Jan. 9th and run through the middle of May. We hope to see you all inside warm Atkins during the cold months!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Holiday Break Adult Programs at Atkins

Spring Session I of Atkins Programming begins the week of Jan. 9th.  Between now and then check out these other great tennis opportunities for Adults at Atkins!

-Adult Holiday Camp- Dec. 31st 9am-12pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm $60/person
Drills, games, match play video analysis, and more!

Sign up by calling 217-244-8562.  Contact Brandon Lenfert at with any questions

-Adult Holiday Drop-ins
Monday, Jan. 2nd 10am-11am Cardio Tennis ($12)
Tuesday, Jan. 3rd 12pm-1pm Stroke of the Day ($12)
Wednesday Jan. 4th 8am-9am Cardio Tennis ($12)
Wednesday Jan. 4th 9am-10:30am Ladies Morning Drill ($18)

Friday Jan. 6th 12pm-1pm Boot camp ($12)

Holiday Break Junior Programs at Atkins!

Spring Session I of Atkins Programming begins the week of Jan. 9th.  Between now and then check out these other great tennis opportunities for juniors at Atkins!

Junior Holiday Camp-Dec. 28th, 10am-5pm.  $75/player.  This includes 6 hours of tennis and pizza lunch.  Tennis from 10am-1pm, Lunch from 1-2pm, Tennis from 2pm-5pm.
MSITA Tourney Prep Matchplay- Jan. 3rd and 4th, 1-3pm each day. $20/day/player.  Practice matches to keep your game sharp over break and ready for tournaments or high school season!
Eligible players for both junior events listed above should be ages 10-18 or able to compete in either green ball or yellow ball USTA tourneys.  Sign up by calling 217-244-8562.  Contact Brandon Lenfert at with any questions.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Kids Day at JSM Challenger! (FREE)

Come check out Kid's Day at the 2016 JSM Challenger this Friday, Nov. 11th from 5-6pm! Free tennis clinic for players age 3-10! Join Men's Coaches Brad Dancer, Marcos Asse and players from the team for this unique experience. If you don't have a racquet or any tennis experience, no problem! We will help you with both!

More information in the following link!…/up…/2016/11/kids-day.pdf

Friday, July 8, 2016

Session II Starting At Atkins With Awesome Clincs

Still time to get your tennis game in shape this Summer!

Summer Session II of Atkins Programming gets underway this coming week(July 10th) and runs through Aug. 12th. There is one conflict week(8/1-8/5) where classes and clinics won't meet.

Contact the front desk at 217-244-8562 to grab your spot in one of our clinics today!

Check out our brochure below:

Atkins 2016 Summer Brochure

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Ines Vias Post-Match Interview

Ines Vias Post-Match Interview - Indiana (4/8/16)

Ines Vias post-match interview following the #Illini's 5-2 win over No. 68 Indiana

Posted by Fighting Illini Women's Tennis on Saturday, April 9, 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Fighting Illini Fast 5 Adult Mixed Doubles Tourney

To anyone looking for some great open mixed doubles competition, we are hosting the first annual “Fighting Illini Fast 5” mixed doubles tourney on Saturday April 9th  at 4pm! 

This tournament is open to any and all mixed doubles teams looking for a lot of competition and fun in a jam packed 4 hour compass draw format. 

Matches will be 1 set to 5 games, no-ad scoring, win by two games, 9-point tiebreaker (first to 5 points) at 5-5.  This will be a compass draw format so you will keep playing matches win or lose.  Match Snacks and Gatorade will be provided for players during play!

Entry fee is $40.00 per team. Contact the Atkins Tennis Center front desk at 217-244-8562 or stop by to register!

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Illini ready for home match tomorrow

No. 10 #ILLINI face Indiana tomorrow at 2 p.m. CT before hosting Purdue Sunday at Noon. Preview:

Posted by Fighting Illini Men's Tennis on Thursday, March 24, 2016

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Atkins Tennis Mixer Next Week!

Head teach pro Brandon Lenfert just announced another tennis mixer will be held at Atkins Tennis Center on Friday, February 12th. Registration can be done in person at the front desk or by phone at (217) 244-8562.

"Tennis mixed with great music and great food always equals a good time inside the Atkins Tennis Center," Lenfert said about the upcoming event.

The fun starts at 7pm with food and refreshments provided and athletes are encouraged to bring their favorite tunes that will be pumped through the facilities premier sound system during the three hour session of doubles play. The cost is just $20 and enrollment is limited to the first 24 people to reserve their spot.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Fighting Illini tennis season starts Friday

The 2016 dual season officially starts Friday at Atkins Tennis CenterValpo & #ITAKickoff Preview >>

Posted by Fighting Illini Men's Tennis on Thursday, January 21, 2016

Monday, January 18, 2016

Illinois starts with dual win, video highlights

Check out some of the highlights from our match against Eastern Illinois on Saturday!

Posted by Fighting Illini Women's Tennis on Monday, January 18, 2016