Champions Fitness Club is Central Maine's premier tennis facility, offering a variety of programs for all levels of play and age groups. Whether you take tennis lessons with one of our certified pros, join a tennis league, or take part in other tennis programs we offer, you are sure to improve your game and have fun doing so!
Take tennis lessons with certified pros Jason Tardif and Andre Giguere to improve your skills, strategy and the mental toughness needed for match situations. To read about their tennis experience and background, click here.
|1hr Semi-Private||$25 each||$30 each|
|1hr Group of 3||$20 each||$22 each|
|1hr Group of 4||$15 each||$17 each|
|1 1/2hr Drill||$15 each||$17 each|
*Lesson cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to lesson time to avoid payment. Please call 873-0571.
Champions Tennis Programs
- Leagues These leagues run year round and are available for all levels of play! They usually run at 8-10 week intervals. Playoffs are played at the end and a winner is crowned. For league schedules, click here
- Wake-Up Clinics This program is offered Monday & Friday mornings from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. This clinic consists of drills geared to improve your game and fitness, plus some doubles & singles play.
- Little Tennis This is a junior program geared for children ages 4 to 11. It's a group environment where children are taught the basic fundamentals of tennis and most importantly to have a great time!
- Learn to Play Program This program is suited for players that have either never picked up a racket or are looking to get back into the game. This program runs for 4 weeks at a very affordable price, and consists of a one-hour group lesson once a week.
- USTA Team Play Looking to get on a team that offers a more competitive atmosphere with the chance to move on to districts, sectionals and even Nationals? ...then this is the program for you! USTA is offered for adults, seniors, and even juniors.
- *For printer-friendly league schedules, click here.
Our Certified Tennis Pros
Jason Tardif comes to us from Jay, Maine where he started his tennis career by organizing a varsity tennis program at Jay High School. An important part of his time after high school was spent attending the University of Maine at Farmington. He began teaching tennis in the summer of 1996 at The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire for three summers. In the spring of 1998, Jason coached the Mt. Blue High School girlís tennis team while he gave private and group lessons at the University of Maine at Farmington Health and Fitness Center. Jason is certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and has experience working with beginners to nationally ranked players. He is also a professional racquet stringer and can suggest the proper tension and type of string that is best suited to your game. Jasonís focus for players will be on skills, strategy, and the mental toughness necessary for match situations. (back to top)
Andre Giguere was born and raised here in Waterville, Maine. He graduated from Waterville High School in 2004 where he was the #1 singles player on his team, as well as being named the Kennebec Journal Player of the Year during both his junior and senior season. Andre began his teaching career while still in high school, but just as a part time job. After graduating, Andre attended Thomas College and earned a bachelorís degree in business. As a freshman at Thomas, Andre was named both the Rookie and Player of the Year, and went on to win the North Atlantic Conference singleís tournament. While playing college tennis, Andre realized that his acquired knowledge of the game was greatly improving his teammateís games, and decided to take his tennis career to the next level, and in 2008 he become a certified instructor through the Professional Tennis Registry. He has had the opportunity to work with many of Maineís most talented junior and high school tennis players, as well as learning the game himself from some of the best in the industry. (back to top)