Ankeny Hawkette Tennis

  • Informational Girl's Tennis Meeting

    March 11th

    March 11th, first day of practice. Please have all of the correct documents turned into the  activities office by March 8th. Our first practice will be held at Prairie Ridge Tennis Complex at 4:00. 

    Physical and Concussion Forms

    Please get your physicals and concussion forms completed and turned into the activities office! You will not be able to practice until you have these turned in! Thank you! 

  • Top 10 Reasons to Join/Play TENNIS

    1. A LONG LIFE

    Tennis delivers overall physical, mental and emotional gains; it will add years to your life!

    1. A HAPPIER LIFE

    Tennis engages your mind and body at the same time; tennis players are more confident, healthier, less stressed and more socially interactive!

    1. IT IS SOCIAL

    On or off the court, you’re guaranteed to make friends through tennis. The sport encourages interaction, communication and just plain fun!

    1. YOUR WHOLE FAMILY CAN PARTICIPATE

    No matter the age, gender ethnicity, ability level or fitness level, tennis is the perfect game for families to play together!

    1. TEACHES LIFE LESSONS

    Players tend to develop a work ethic, learn sportsmanship, accept responsibility, manage mistakes, enhance discipline, and learn to compete, cope well with pressure and develop healthy habits and team building skills!

    1. IT CAN BE ANYTHING YOU WANT IT TO BE

    Obviously you’re out for a sport, however, tennis can be anything you want it to be or how you wish to make it. It can be a competition, social play, a good workout and/or team camaraderie; which Coach Owens believes all are important!

    1. IT’S FUN

    Players have fun while getting a great workout!

    1. IT DEVELOPS YOUR MIND

    Tennis requires alertness, tactical thinking and problem solving, and evidence suggests if may generate new connections between nerves, promoting a lifetime of continued development of the brain!

    1. FITNESS

    Tennis requires constant movement and action, which will burn calories, build muscle, increase bone strength, improve flexibility and fine-tune coordination!

    1. IT’S THE SPORT YOU CAN PLAY YOUR WHOLE LIFE (and Coach Owens is your COACH!)

    There is no other sport you can play throughout your lifetime from the earliest ages to your latest years that gives you the physical, mental, emotional and social benefits tennis can give you!