FRICK PARK 2019 RED CLAY SEASON CALENDAR



April 2019

Block Party           

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 clayfricktennis@gmail.com to get your hands on the clay. Thanks many!!

May 2019

Community Event

Pittsburgh’s EQT International Children’s Fest

May 18-19, 2019, 10am-5pm

Pittsburgh’s Cultural District

http://www.trustarts.org/events/series/childrens_theater/

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

Frick Park Environmental Charter School (ECS)

After-school K-8 Kids Tennis Club  

(Spring and Fall since 2009)

Middle School Tennis in Phys. Ed.

(Since Spring 2016)

Racquets provided!

June 2019

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

Coaches Workshop 

PTR Junior Tennis Coaching Certification Courses

Date: TBD

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

Walk-In

   

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!

 ITF Tennis Play and Stay

USTA Ten and Under Tennis

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.

Community Event

OPEN STREETS PITTSBURGH

Sundays 9am-1pm: TBD June and July 2019

at Butler Street & 52nd in Lawrenceville

And Saturday, TBD July in Point Breeze...

Follow @openstreetspgh

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.

Ages 4-5

9:00AM-12:00PM

$12/half day

$50/week/

any 5 days

Ages 6-12

9:00AM-12:00PM

$30/half day

$125/week/

any 5 half days

Ages 6-12

9:00AM-4:00PM

$40/full day

$150/week/

any 5 full days

Ages 13-16

1:00PM-4:00PM

$30/half day

$125/week/

any 5 half days

Ages 13-16

9:00AM-4:00PM

$40/full day

$150/week/

any 5 full days

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

14u and 16u Singles 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.

July 2019

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.

Monday to Saturday, July 8-13

Men’s Open Singles Qualifying

Friday to Sunday, July 12-14

Women’s Open Singles Qualifying, Men’s and Women’s Open Doubles, Mixed Open Doubles, Men’s and Women’s Masters 50s Singles

Sunday to Friday, July 14-19

USTA-Sanctioned Men’s and Women’s Open Singles Main Draw, continuation of all events up to quarterfinals

Saturday, July 20

Semifinals

Sunday, July 21

Finals

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!

August 2019

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

Non-elimination Round Robin and Compass Draw Formats:

8&Under - Red Ball, 36ft court, 7pt tiebreak games.

10&Under - Orange Ball, 60ft court, 4-game sets, no-ad.

12&Under - Green Ball, 78ft court, 6-game sets, no-ad.

2019 Dates:

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.

Website: http://www.wsopen.com/

September to October 2019

                 After-School   Junior Tennis:

Frick Park Environmental Charter School (ECS)

after-school tennis clinics - Grades K-8.

Community Event

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!

PHOTO LINK 

Community Event

Friday Night Social Tennis

TBD

USTA Middle States

College Invitational Event

Univ. of Pittsburgh USTA Tennis On Campus Multi-Surface Invitational

October TBD

Saturday on Hard Courts at Schenley Oval and Sunday on Clay Courts at Frick Park since 2016!

Www.tennisoncampus.com

Club Tournaments

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+)

Community Event

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!