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2020 Special Events

In 2020, HTA is pleased to offer the following free special events:

  • Try Tennis for Free on May 20;
  • Agvantage You Summer Camp on June 8-11;
  • Tennis Season Kick-Off on June 9;
  • Intro to Doubles for adults on June 12 and June 19;
  • 80s Night for adults on June 20;
  • Pre-River Town Days Tournament Doubles on July 12; and
  • Carnival Night for adults on August 1. 

See below for details and registration links for each of the above events.


Try Tennis for Free (Open to Middle School, High School and Adults/Seniors)
Hastings High School Tennis Courts
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Introduction to tennis for adults and high & middle school players.  Adults and high school players will be on separate courts. Existing HTA players are encouraged to invite a friend or two.  If needed, rackets will be provided.  

Check out HTA's Intro to Doubles!


Advantage You (For students in Grades 4 – 8)
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church & Roadside Tennis Courts
June 8-11, 2020 from 8:30 to 4:00
Drop off as early as 7:30 and pick-up as late as 5:30

Advantage You is a four-day free camp designed to present cross-component themes in multi-faceted ways.  Campers will learn themes of self-expression, problem solving and goal setting through tennis, wellness, literacy and community.  The primary sponsor of the camp is the Hastings Tennis Association and the United States Tennis Association Foundation.  Register by May 31.


Tennis Season Kick-off Event (All ages: kids, adults, seniors)
Hastings High School Tennis Courts
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Tennis is a blast!  Do you play tennis or have your ever thought about playing tennis.  If so, this event is for you.  There will be food, games, and fun for players of all ages and abilities.  Learn about the various adult leagues and drill opportunities and about all of the events and activities HTA had planned for junior players.  This is a free, open house event.  Rachets and balls will be available.  To help us plan, please register by June 5.

These Hastings adults love playing tennis!

These adults can't wait to attend the Summer Kick-Off Event.


Intro to Doubles
Hastings High School Courts
Friday, June 12 and Friday, June 19 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Come to either or come to both!
Have you thought about joining one of HTA’s doubles league but feel uncomfortable playing doubles or do you simply want to learn the basics of doubles play?  Then this free clinic is for you.  No matter how well you play or improve your individual game, in doubles, it’s all about teamwork.  After attending this clinic, you will have the basics of doubles tennis and can join one of HTA’s doubles leagues knowing that you can play with confidence.  No partner, no problem!  HTA will match you up at the event.  If you have a partner, being him or her so you work on your doubles strategy together.  Rackets and balls will be available. Register by June 10.


Pre-River Town Days Tournament Doubles
Hastings High School Courts
Sunday, July 12 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What a great opportunity to get match ready for the RTD Tourney!  Grab your doubles partner and head to the courts for some doubles match play.  Work on communication and strategy at this free event.  Register by July 10.

80s Night (Adults Only)
Hastings High School Tennis Courts
Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come jam out to some tunes from the greatest decade of music.  Join other players in singles and doubles match play events while listening to monster ballads and some fantastic rock and roll tunes.  These will be wooden rackets to try out as well.  All participants will receive a free sweatband.  This is a free event.  Register by June 19.


Carnival Night (Adults Only)
Hastings High School Tennis Courts
Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come one, come all to this free themed night event.  There will be a variety of tennis related games and activities.  There will be Knock the Target off the Net, Tennis Pong, a Dunk Tank and much more.  There will also be a speed gun event to see who has the fastest serve/   This is a free event.  Register by July 30..