Smoke Rise Country Club boasts eight lighted tennis courts. Four state of the art har tru clay courts with stadium seating. The other four courts are composite hard courts surfaced in the USTA recommended color combination of Blue and Green; two of the four hard courts have the permanent 10 & under lines. All of the courts have their own gate, for convenient entrance and exit. Our busy tennis programs offer professional training programs for men, women and children.
Whether you are a seasoned pro or just learning tennis, Smoke Rise’ tennis professionals can help you score more Aces on the court! Smoke Rise offers individual, semi-private, and group lessons for Smoke Rise members of all ages and skill levels. To schedule a lesson, please contact our tennis professionals.
Jim has a wealth of experience in the tennis industry spanning over 15 years in leadership positions. Jim has worked at some of the top high performance tennis academies in Florida, directed county wide programs for Parks Departments, has been a Director of Tennis at Country Clubs and Resorts, and has been a Junior Academy Director both in the United States and abroad. Jim has taught nationally ranked juniors including state champions, Division I college players, and ATP/WTA players. Jim also has extensive experience doing both video technical analysis and statistical match analysis for juniors, adults, and professionals. He is a USPTA certified P1 elite instructor, USTA level II sport psychology and motor learning certified, and is Tennis Smith Trained. He is also an article contributor to USPTA ADDvantage, Florida Tennis and Serve it Up magazines. Before coming to the United States, Jim played competitively in Europe and college tennis for the University College of Wales.
Jim Richards – Tennis Director – 770-908-2582 opt. 5
60 minute private lesson with Head Pro | $68
30 minute private lesson with Head Pro | $40
60 minute semi-private lesson with Head Pro | $40
60 minute group lesson | $ 80
Smoke Rise Country Club’s tennis ball machine is available for our members to use both on their own and through our lessons, clinics, and camps. To reserve the ball machine, please call the club at 770.908.2582.
Ball Machine Rates:
Ball machine 1 hour | $25
Ball machine 30 minutes | $15