Love-Love: Why Tennis is Your Key to Health and Happiness

two people high-fiving while holding their tennis rackets.

Published April 26, 2024

Discover the benefits of tennis, improve your fitness, and have fun this summer!

“Under the guidance of our instructors, you'll master proper strokes, tactics, and sportsmanship. ”
Jessica Nyrop, Associate Director for Fitness

Welcome to an exciting opportunity to explore tennis and enjoy its many health benefits. UB Recreation is offering adult group tennis lessons at the Ellicott Tennis Courts this summer, perfect for those looking to learn a new sport or enhance their skills. Our 6-week program is designed to help you get active and feel great.

Why Try Tennis?

Learning tennis is not just about gaining skills—it's about personal growth and physical wellness. Tennis challenges both body and mind, promoting resilience and a sense of accomplishment. It's a sport that keeps you thinking and moving.

Health Benefits of Tennis

Playing tennis provides a range of health benefits that boost overall fitness and well-being:

  1. Cardiovascular Health: Tennis is great for your heart and circulation, improving cardiovascular fitness.
  2. Muscle Strength and Endurance: The movements in tennis build strength in your legs, arms, and core.
  3. Agility and Coordination: Tennis improves balance and coordination, enhancing overall athleticism.
  4. Mental Sharpness: The game requires focus and quick decision-making, which keeps your mind sharp.
  5. Stress Relief: Playing tennis releases endorphins, reducing stress and promoting a positive mood.
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What Our Program Offers

Our tennis lessons cater to all skill levels. Beginners will learn the basics, while experienced players can refine their techniques and strategies.

Under the guidance of our instructors, you'll master proper strokes, tactics, and sportsmanship. Engaging drills and friendly matches make learning enjoyable and rewarding.

How to Get Started

Joining our tennis program is a step toward better health and enjoyment. Imagine the satisfaction of improving your skills and having fun on the court.

Grab your tennis gear, stay hydrated, and bring your enthusiasm. Reserve your spot today to experience the joy of tennis with UB Recreation.

Let's make this summer active and memorable. We can't wait to see you on the court! 🎾


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Jessica Nyrop

Associate Director for Fitness and Instruction


175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-2534