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Racquet Sports

If this isn’t the type of racquet sports activity you were looking for, we also have more options available. Check out the other offerings.

Sunday

Oct. 2

Pickleball Social Play

10:00AM–12:00PM

Beginner-friendly, veteran approved; CARSA is the best place to play all your favourite racquet sports.

Looking for a place to hit the court and get involved in racquet sports? Look no further; CARSA is a one-stop shop for all your favourite racquet sports.

Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned veteran, we have programs for all ages and skill levels.

We offer group lessons, private lessons, racquet rentals and drop-in times. If you are looking to improve your skills, work on your conditioning or just make new friends, check out our program options for tennis, squash, pickleball, badminton and table tennis.

View the Racquet Sports schedule and programs.

Note: Racquet sport programs are not included in any memberships.

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Contact

Questions about racquet sports at Vikes Active Living?

Email: vikesrec@uvic.ca

Location

Racquet sports take place in the CARSA Fieldhouse and squash courts on the upper levels of the CARSA building. Check individual program details for exact location. View map.

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We also have squash, table tennis and tennis clubs, and pickleball intramurals if you are looking for more racquet sports.
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Schedule
(Sep. 6 – Oct. 30)
(upcoming for Nov. 1 – Dec. 21)

View current schedule  View upcoming schedule

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Junior Vikes Tennis Orange 1

9:30AM–11:00AM

CARSA Fieldhouse Zone 2
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Junior Vikes Tennis Green 1

11:00AM–12:30PM

CARSA Fieldhouse Zone 2
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Sun.

Pickleball Social Play

10:00AM–12:00PM

CARSA Fieldhouse Zone 1
Register

 

This schedule is for the next term/session of programs beginning November 1. Please note this schedule is subject to change.

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Note: There are no programs on Sep. 19, Sep. 30, Oct. 10, Nov. 11 due to holidays.

Programs

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YOUTH

Vikes racquet sport programs - Junior Vikes Tennis Green 1

Junior Vikes Tennis Green 1

$94

Kids learn basics of tennis such as forehand, backhand, volleys, serve and footwork. Players play 1.5 hours a week in a group of 8 kids. Coaches use basic teaching tools like cones, vertical and horizontal targets. Continues developing FUNdamental skills so players can play each other!

Requirements: None

Class level: All welcome.

Youth: 8-15 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Instructor: Joao Pereira
Location: CARSA Fieldhouse Zone 2
Dates: September 24 – October 29
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 6 weeks each
Time: Saturday at 11:00AM–12:30PM

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YOUTH

Vikes racquet sport programs - Junior Vikes Tennis Orange 1

Junior Vikes Tennis Orange 1

$94

For kids just starting out - The basic athletic and playing skills are developed with the goal of co-operative rallying and introduction to simple games the kids can play with family and friends. FUNdamentals!

Requirements: None

Class level: All welcome. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth: 7-13 years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Instructor: Joao Pereira
Location: CARSA Fieldhouse Zone 2
Dates: September 24 – October 29
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 6 weeks each
Time: Saturday at 9:30AM–11:00AM

Register

YOUTH

Vikes racquet sport programs - Pickleball Social Play

Pickleball Social Play

$53

Join us for 2 hours of social pickleball fun with an instructor on hand to provide tips, improve technique and game strategy! This session guarantees a spot on the court. No waiting. Participants must register in advance to play. No drop-in players allowed. Bring your own paddle. Ages 15+

Class level: All welcome. Beginner friendly 😊.

Youth: 15+ years

Equipment: Necessary equipment is provided.

Instructor: Joao Pereira
Location: CARSA Fieldhouse Zone 1
Dates: September 11 – October 30
Program intervals: Runs 2 time(s) for 6 weeks each
Time: Sunday at 10:00AM–12:00PM

Register

All prices valid as of September 1, 2022. All prices include GST.

Please review the Vikes Athletics and Recreation policies before participating in Vikes racquet sports.

Photo credits: Joan Azeka, Salman Hossain Saif, Renith R, Guilherme Maggieri, Dmitry Osipenko, Valentin Balan via Unsplash