Please direct all questions and comments to
Mariano Parris, Tennis Director
(650) 493-8540 x104

Most of these programs are available to Non-Members. Please contact Mariano for more information.

Private Lessons

Private and semi-private lessons from our pros are available year-round for all ages and levels. For more information please contact Mariano.

Junior Programs

Group classes designed to help children from 5 to 18 years old develop their tennis skills in a sociable and supportive group environment. First time players should get an evaluation with Terry. Please contact Terry Roundtree, Asst. Director of Tennis, for more information and to register.

Year-Round Fireballs

After-school classes are offered September through June, with each session lasting 4 to 6 weeks. Sign up for one or two days per week.

  • 5 to 8, Beginner Mon/Tues/Thu 3:30-4:15 PM Red dot balls, red court
  • 8 & 9, Beginner Mon/Wed/Thu 3:30-4:30 PM Orange dot balls
  • 10 to 18, Beginner Wed 4:30-5:30 PM Green dot balls
  • 10 to 18, Advanced Mon/Tues/Thu 4:30-6 PM Yellow balls
Summer Fireballs

From mid-June to early-August Fireballs classes are offered during the day, with each session running from Monday to Thursday and optional matches played on Fridays.

  • Fireballs Noon-4 PM, Mon - Thu All ages and levels.
  • Fireballs Jr. Academy 8-9:30 AM, Mon/Tues/Thu or Tues/Thu only. For intermediate to advanced players; players must be approved by Terry.
  • Match Play Fridays. Competitive matches against other clubs in our area. Match play is included in any full session enrollment for those players who are at the appropriate level, or you can sign up for our match package.

Adult Programs


Foothills provides a variety of year-round clinics for all skill levels; for both Members and Non-Members. 

League Play

Year Round Team Tennis

Adult team play is available for Juniors, Over 18, Over 40 and Over 65 players at levels 3.0 and up through USTA, Penn League and Interclub.

USTA Mid-Peninsula Senior Tournament

This week-long tournament in Mid-August is for players ages 45 and up. Voted USTA NorCal’s Most Outstanding Senior Tournament in 2016. Entries open in early July. 

NTRP Spring Tennis Tournament

May 20-21. Ladies 3.5 & 4.0 and Mens 3.5 & 4.0. Signup opens in April. Participants will celebrate the championship with a barbecue cookout on Saturday.

Social Activities

Tennis Mixer & potluck BBQ

5:30 PM on the 3rd Friday of the month from April-July and Sept-Oct. Casual mixed-up doubles for all levels, followed by a friendly social potluck BBQ.

Other Tournaments & Mixers

We organize a variety of friendly tournaments for singles, doubles and mixed play throughout the year.

  • Tennis Lesson Information
    • Tennis Lessons: Year-round
      Foothills Tennis and Swimming Club offers private and semi-private tennis lessons to member and non-member, ages 5 & older, of all levels and abilities. Each lesson is 30-minutes or 60-minutes in duration.

      About tennis lessons at Foothills: We believe that tennis is more than just fitness; it’s a part of a lifelong program for health, socializing and enjoyment. The purpose of our tennis program is to: provide outstanding instruction for all tennis abilities, teach lifelong tennis skills, and create a fun yet challenging experience.

      About our instructors: All our instructors come from a competitive tennis background.  They are patient and knowledgeable about tennis and psychological skill development.  Any instructor you choose, will be enthusiastic and provide quality instruction.

      Current available instructors:

       Mariano Parris, Tennis Director |
       Terry Roundtree, Junior Tennis Director |

      Registration: Each instructor handles their own schedule and registrations, please complete the attached inquiry form or contact them personally by email. You must complete the registration form & medical release forms before your first lesson.

      Payment & Rates:
           Fees are incurred based on enrollment, not attendance.
           Members – will be billed to their account
           Non-members – must pre-pay by check or cash; make checks payable to FTSC.
                 Members:                      Non-members:
                 $45 per 30min               $60 per 30min
                 $90 per 60min               $125 per 60min 

      Arrival: Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the scheduled lesson. Lessons will end at scheduled time regardless of arrival time.  

      Cancellation Policy:
      Cancellations by management due to a facility related circumstance, such as court maintenance, or severe weather (rain), will be rescheduled or credited to your account. Instructor cancellations: if for some reason the instructor must cancel a lesson, they will notify you and make-ups will be provided.

      If for any reason you need to cancel your lesson, you must cancel at least 7 days before the lesson date or you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. No-shows and cancellations within 48 hours of the lesson will be billed for the full amount. All cancellations must go through the Instructor.

      Illness Policy: Under no circumstances may a student attend a lesson if they are sick. If the student shows any signs of illness or is unable to participate in the lesson, please call the office (650) 493-8540 as soon as possible. You must provide a doctors note to reschedule without being charged; those who do not or cannot provide a doctors not will be charged the full amount for the missed lesson.

                 Please direct all questions or comments to:                   You may also contact the front desk at:
                 Mariano Parris, Tennis Director                                            (650) 493-8540
  • Non-Member Inquiry Form

    • Guidelines

      • You may come up to 5 minutes before your lesson time and must leave the grounds promptly after.
      • Court use is only for your lesson time. Courts are not available to practice or play before or after your lesson.
      • The backboard on the short court may be used to warm up.
      • Ball Machine use is for Members only.
      • Locker rooms may be used to change and for brief showers.
      • Parents waiting for a student may sit court-side on the chairs or benches provided. Family members of the student may not use the court.
      • Use of other facilities and grounds is for Members only. This includes the clubhouse, kitchen, beverage service, outdoor tables, pool  and playground.
      • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, you must cancel at least 7 days before the lesson date or you will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. Day of lesson cancellations or no-shows will be charged the full amount.
      • Coach cancellations: you will be notified by the coach if this occurs and a make-up lesson will be arranged.

      I, the undersigned, by affixing my signature, declare that I have read and understand the above rules and regulations governing my use fo the facilities, fees, payments, policies and general information including cancellation policies at Foothills Tennis and Swimming Club.

      If the participant is a minor(s), the undersigned represents that he or she is the legal guardian of said minor(s). As the legal guardian of the above participate, I hereby agree to waive my right, my spouse’s right and my cild(ren)’s right to make a claim or initiate any lawsuits against Foothills Tennis and Swimming Club (Foothills) (FTSC) or its officers, agents, or employees for the acts or omissions of those officers, agents, or employees which may, or do, cause injury, harm, or death to myself or child(ren). I agree to this waiver in consideration of the benefits, anticipated or real, that may recive from participating in tennis lessons.

      In the event that an accident or emergency and I cannot be contacted, I authorize any Foothills personnel to seek medical attention at any hospital for my child(ren).
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