York County Parks and Recreation offers an array of tennis programs throughout the year including leagues, lessons, tournaments, camps and more.

Back Creek Park

York County's premiere tennis facility, Back Creek Park located in Dandy, offers some of the finest tennis courts in Hampton Roads. With 6 courts available, the park is the perfect place for league play, instructional lessons, camps, and recreational use.

​Kiln Creek Park

Kiln Creek Park
Back Creek Park Tennis Courts

Junior Tennis Programs

Junior tennis lessons are available during the spring and fall. In addition, a number of summer tennis camps are offered in June, July and August.

REGISTRATION - Begins March 4, 2019.  You may register online or in person at the Parks and Recreation Office.

SPRING CLASSES - Begin the first part of April 2019 and run for 4 weeks.  Each class will meet once a week on the designated day.

USTA QUICKSTART - Quickstart Tennis enables youth to practice and play real tennis to scale, and allows them to play and learn at the same time, as opposed to the traditional model of learning the skills before playing the game. Each practice session is designed as a team practice that will prepare players for competition, match play, and USTA Jr. Team Tennis. This Program will run 4 weeks with no make ups for weather. Class sizes are limited to 8 participants.

BEGINNER’S LESSONS - For those who have had no formal tennis instruction, no playing experience or have experienced a long delay between lessons or playing. Lesson objectives are to introduce the skills necessary to play tennis, provide an overview of the rules and fundamentals and to explain the requirement for proper court etiquette, safety, and sportsmanship. With the very young players, activities will also include teaching appropriate movement skills plus pre-striking and striking skills. These lessons are geared to make the experience fun and learn basic tennis skills.

ADVANCED BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE - For those who have had success in past lessons and/or playing experiences and are ready to progress to the next level. Lesson objectives are to reinforce previous lessons learned and to facilitate more advanced stroke techniques and develop ball control and placement skills. NOTE: Recommend Grades 9-12 Intermediate players register in
adult lessons.

Adult Tennis Programs 

Adult tennis lessons are offered at Back Creek Park Spring through Fall. Players ranging in all abilities are invited to join in on the fun. Classes meet 1 night a week consecutively for 4 weeks, weather permitting. 


In addition, a multitude of leagues for men and women are offered, with formats ranging from singles, doubles, mixed doubles and more.