FRICK PARK 2019 RED CLAY SEASON CALENDAR
ANNUAL COURT OPENING BLOCK PARTY!
Friday, April 19, 2019- 5PM to Dusk.
FREE and OPEN walk-in clinics for adults and children.
All are Welcome! Beginner to Advanced! Racquets Provided.
RAFFLE AND PRIZES BY LOCAL TENNIS SPONSORS:
Tennis Village, Babolat, Gamma Sports.
FREE TENNIS CLINICS&GAMES - All levels - Beginners welcome!
SPONSORED BY LOCAL TENNIS CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS.
Racquets provided !
MUSIC BY DJ TURNSTYLES.
VOLUNTEERS!! FPCCTC MEMBERs during the months of March and April participate in the annual clay court Spring preparations to groom and prepare the Frick Park red clay for another memorable season! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to get your hands on the clay. Thanks many!!
Pittsburgh’s EQT International Children’s Fest
May 18-19, 2019, 10am-5pm
Pittsburgh’s Cultural District
FREE 10&Under Tennis Clinics
Up to 800 kids playing Red Ball tennis on a portable USTA 10&U tennis court in Downtown Pittsburgh since May 2015!
PE and After-School Junior Tennis
After-school K-8 Kids Tennis Club
(Spring and Fall since 2009)
Middle School Tennis in Phys. Ed.
(Since Spring 2016)
USTA Leagues Teams:
USTA Leagues Team Tennis - USTA Middle States May to July:
Saturday afternoons: Women’s 3.5 and 4.0, and Men’s 4.0 teams. Sunday afternoons: Men’s 4.5 team.
Thursday evenings: Women's 5.0 team.
Weekly Drop-In Round Robins - Co-Ed - UTR
Weekly Walk-In CoEd Round Robin Play for FPCCTC members
Ongoing June to October: Beginners, Intermediates, and Advanced. New players and volunteers can JOIN ANYTIME!
Monday to Thursday morning Intermediate Doubles.
Friday morning (4.0) Advanced Intermediate Doubles.
Saturday morning beginner to advanced Doubles (all levels!)
Sunday morning intermediate (4.0) Singles
Sunday afternoon advanced (4.5+) Singles
PTR Junior Tennis Coaching Certification Courses
The objective of these workshops is to show coaches how to create a club/facility environment in which groups of young people between the ages of 11 and 17 can best learn, play and enjoy tennis.
Information at: www.ptrtennis.org
Free 10&Under Kids Beginner Clinics
Free Beginner Teen/Adults Clinics
Beginner Ages 4 to 10 - and Beginner Teen/Adults
Every Sunday 12:00 Noon to 1:00PM, JUNE 4 to JUNE 25.
FREE - Walk-in, register onsite. Racquets Provided.
For Boys and Girls 10&Under: Free USTA-Junior membership.
Led by coaches certified in PTR Adult and Junior Development.
Read all about it! The Rules have Changed!
Citiparks Year-round January to December, drop-in any week! Tennis CLINICS indoor at MELLON PARK bubble, 5th AVE. AND BEECHWOOD, $12 adults, $10 juniors: beginners ages 4-6 Saturdays 9:00am-10:00AM, beginner to intermediate ages 7-10, 11-18, and adults Saturdays 10:00AM-11:30AM and Sundays 12:30pm-2:00pm. See www.citiparks.net and follow @citiparkstennis for month to month schedule.
Wood Racquets Tournament
FRENCH OPEN TENNIS CELEBRATION &
CLASSIC WOOD RACQUETS TOURNEY since 2008!
2019 Date: TBD
Online Registration at www.usta.com and Walk-ins very welcome!
Round Robin fun format!
Wood racquets provided! Or bring your own classic.
RAFFLE AND PRIZES BY TENNIS SPONSORS.
MUSIC BY DJ TURNSTYLES.
OPEN STREETS PITTSBURGH
Sundays 9am-1pm: TBD June and July 2019
at Butler Street & 52nd in Lawrenceville
And Saturday, TBD July in Point Breeze...
Free Red Ball 10&Under tennis in the streets! in partnership with Lawrenceville United since 2015!
Junior Tennis+Soccer Camp:
RED CLAY TENNIS+SOCCER CAMP
returning after great years in 2015-7!
Every day, Monday to Friday 9am-4pm
June 10 to August 23, 2019
Novice to Advanced Junior Tournament Players
Daily Walk-In’s Encouraged !
In partnership with Pgh Soccer in the Community since 2016!
Children can register for camp for a week at a time, for any five days or onsite on a daily basis.
Prepaid, missed days due to absence or weather cancellation are credited towards another camp day.
Tennis and Soccer at Frick Park! Ages 6-16 - Full day players combine tennis and soccer for a full day to enjoy and develop a broad range of athletic, teamwork and social skills.
All tennis and soccer equipment is provided, but kids can bring their own racquet.
Safe Play: in soccer no tackles and no headers are allowed, and smaller goals and balls are used as appropriate for each age group.
Weather permitting: Most players ages 6-10 play tennis in the morning and soccer in the afternoon, while advanced junior tennis players aged 10&Above as well as Beginner/Intermediate tennis players aged 13-16 play soccer in the morning and tennis in the afternoon.
During rain days, the camp may meet nearby at indoor Mellon Park tennis bubble.
2018 Camp Participation Stats: 80% of players attend the full day camp, with 20% doing either morning only or afternoon only. Average 25 junior players per day, and 45 distinct participants per week, ages 4-16, levels beginner to advanced USTA tournament players.
All in a very diverse and inclusive public park environment!
Sibling Discounts and Scholarships are available.
ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION: www.clayfricktennis.org
Led by coaches certified in PTR Junior Development and USTA NetGeneration with fun, dynamic and effective formats.
Junior Open Tournament:
12u Singles and Doubles REGISTRATION and RESULTS
14u and 16u Doubles REGISTRATION and RESULTS
FRICK PARK RED CLAY JUNIOR OPEN
Monday, June 17 to Thursday, June 20, 2019
USTA-Sanctioned - USTA Middle States - www.amd.usta.com
Co-Presented by Citiparks - www.citiparks.net
Boys and Girls 16/14/12 and Under. $30/player/singles
2019 Weather Permitting Event Schedule, matches 1pm-6pm:
Monday June 17: 12u, 14u and 16u Boys and Girls Doubles
Tuesday to Wednesday June 18-19: 12u, 14u and 16u Boys and Girls Singles.
Thursday, June 21, 6pm: All Main Draw Singles Finals.
USTA ProCircuit Exhibitions:
USTA Pro Circuit Men’s Futures of Pittsburgh Exhibitions/Pro-Am
Week of June 24, 2019
Co-Presented by Citiparks and Mt. Lebanon Tennis Center
2017 Exhibitions and junior clinics at Frick Park featured Danny Garza (Mexico), Carlos Ramirez (Mexico), and César Gómez (Mexico).
2016 Exhibitions and junior clinics at Frick Park featured Nathan Pascha (USA, University of Georgia) and Julian Bradley (Ireland, University of North Florida)
2015 Exhibitions at Frick Park featured Hunter Harrington (USA, Clemson University) and Julian Bradley (Ireland) - Many thanks and best wishes !
2014 Exhibitions at Frick Park featured Hunter Harrington and Austin Ansari of the USA (Clemson University), Jorge Montero of Chile, Gustavo Guerses of Brazil, and Facundo Mena and Miguel Pastura of Argentina.
2013 Exhibitions at Frick Park featured Daniel Garza (Monterrey, Mexico) (400’s ATP) and Jorge Montero (Santiago, Chile) (800’s ATP).
2012 Exhibition featured local standout Bjorn Fratangelo of Plum, PA (2011 French Open Junior Boys 18 Singles Champion).
Adult Open Tournament
PAUL G. SULLIVAN CLAY CHAMPIONSHIPS
Monday July 8 – Sunday, July 21, 2019
$10/player Singles - $15/team Doubles
Formerly Pittsburgh’s Park Championships (1930-2000)
USTA-Sanctioned - USTA Middle States - www.amd.usta.com
Co-Presented by Citiparks. Ages 16 & Up.
Men’s and Women’s Singles
Men’s and Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.
Men’s and Women’s Masters Singles (50+)
Weekday SINGLES and DOUBLES matches only as early as 4:00pm to dusk.
Weekend matches 8am to dusk.
Weekend SINGLES matches morning and early afternoon.
Weekend DOUBLES matches afternoon and evening.
2018 TOURNAMENT PHOTOS AND RESULTS: here!
2017 TOURNAMENT PHOTOS AND RESULTS: here!
2016 TOURNAMENT PHOTOS AND RESULTS: 2016
1930-2015 PHOTOS and RESULTS: 2015
Citiparks webpage for the tournament: HERE!
8&Under, 10&Under 12&Under Junior Tournament
10&Under PHOTO LINK
8&Under PHOTO LINK
Pittsburgh USTA Junior 10&Under Tour!
USTA-Middle States Sanctioned - www.amd.usta.com
Boys and Girls ages 6-10
Saturday and Sunday, July 27-28 - Arsenal Park
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-4 - Frick Park
Saturday, Aug. 10 - Schenley Park
Other days+sites tbd !
Saturdays, 4pm-8pm 8&U Coed Singles and 10&U Coed Doubles.
Sundays, 12pm-3pm 10&U Boys Singles, 3pm-6pm 10&Under Girls.
Entry Fee: $20/day.
Visit www.amd.usta.com for info and registration !
Visit www.tenandundertennis.com ! The rules have changed!
ATP and WTA Tennis
Day Trip to Cincinnati’s Western & Southern Open
Sunday, August 11, 2019.
September to October 2019
After-School Junior Tennis:
after-school tennis clinics - Grades K-8.
PITTSBURGH PUMPKIN FEST and PARK & TREAT - Allegheny Commons Park and Washington Boulevard Park.
October tbd each 1pm-5pm
Free 10&Under Red Ball tennis since 2015!
Events attended by over 5k kids!
Friday Night Social Tennis
USTA Middle States
College Invitational Event
Univ. of Pittsburgh USTA Tennis On Campus Multi-Surface Invitational
Saturday on Hard Courts at Schenley Oval and Sunday on Clay Courts at Frick Park since 2016!
DOC GREENE AND BUD WECHSLER CLUB DOUBLES
Intermediate Coed Doubles (up to 4.0)
Advanced Coed Doubles (4.0+)
TENNIS VILLAGE CLUB SINGLES TOURNAMENT
Intermediate Coed Singles (up to 4.0)
Advanced Coed Singles (4.0+)
American Diabetes Association (ADA) EXPO Pittsburgh
Saturday, November TBD, 9AM to 4PM
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Free clinics adults and children!
Vamos! Come on! Nice Shot!