If you are interested in this program, please complete the Student Information Form.  The Academy Office will contact you to complete the registration process.

The Premier Tennis Academy is an outstanding environment for all students whose goals are to move their knowledge, skills & abilities to the next level or simply want to learn & enjoy the game.

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Program Goals

The primary goal of this program is to provide a formal tennis training program within the academic setting, to allow for achievement and excellence in sport and education.

West Vancouver Schools Premier Tennis Academy is a sports program within the public school system that offers young tennis players the opportunity not only to participate in a unique training schedule, but also to complete their academic course requirements.

This program is strictly supplementary to the existing programs run by various tennis clubs.

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Eligibility

  • Students must be registered full time at Rockridge, Sentinel or West Vancouver Secondary Schools
  • Male/Female/Other
  • Grades 8-12
  • A minimum of a C+ average is expected academically
  • Good to excellent work habits are expected in each subject area
  • Good to excellence is expected in the area of social responsibility

Tuition is $5250 per year. This fee is divided into 10 equal payments @ $525 per month x 10 months (September to June).

Program Details

Eligibility:

Students, Grades 8-12, registered full time in any one of the district’s public schools: Rockridge, Sentinel or West Vancouver Secondary are eligible to apply and to then participate in an on-court assessment.

The Location:

West Vancouver Tennis Club

The Schedule:

Linear (all year long)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

6:35 a.m. – 7:50 a.m.

Preparation:

For safety reasons, students are to arrive to the WVTC dressed and ready to participate.

Transportation:

Parents responsible for transportation both to the WVTC and back to the students’ respective schools for first period start time.

Courses:

For participation in the Tennis Academy, students receive the following Ministry course based on the student grade level:

Physical & Health Education 8
Physical & Health Education 9
Physical & Health Education 10
Fitness& Conditioning 11
Fitness & Conditioning 12

Assessment & Evaluation

Timely and Ongoing 

  • Adapt instruction to meet the needs of all students
  • Conduct ongoing informal assessment throughout the year
  • Communicate formally to parents & students

Clear and Intentional

  • Focus on quality instruction for all students

Inclusive

  • Plan with the goal to deliver lessons that are designed to meet the needs of the students

Communicate Student Learning

  • Provide ongoing meaningful feedback to students and parents

Shared Responsibility

  • Academy personnel work together to identify & use best practices

Contact Information

Ms. Diane Nelson
Director of Instruction, Learning & Innovation
604-981-1150
dnelson@wvschools.ca


Ms. Tara Ledingham
Assistant, WVS Premier Academies
604-981-1710
tledingham@wvschools.ca

Students interested in participating in the Premier Tennis Academy must complete a Student Information Form.