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Facility hours:

Monday – Sunday from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm

Contact:

805-698-5442
Elings Park Tennis Courts
1002 Las Positas Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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Tennis Membership Fees & General Info:

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Membership Fees

Annual Tennis Membership Fees:

  • Individual Adult Membership: $250
  • Senior Membership (62 and over): $150
  • Junior Membership (18 and under): FREE
  • Family Membership: $300

Day Passes:

  • Day Pass: $8
  • Day Pass Card: $150 for 25 passes ($6 each)

Fee Info:

  • All memberships allow for play seven days per week.
  • Family membership covers children 18 and younger.

For more information call at 805-698-5442 or email: tennis@elingspark.org

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Lessons & Clinics

Instructor: Tennis Professional Adam Webster / Contact phone # 680-2067

Mondays:

  • Men’s Cardio Tennis Clinics from 8:30am to 9:30am – cost $110 for 4 sessions or $30 for drop-in – with Alan Richter
  • Kids Beginner/Intermediate Clinic from 3:30 pm to 5 pm – Ages 9-16 $30 – with Adam Webster

Tuesdays:

  • Women’s Cardio Clinic from 8:30am to 9:30am – cost $110 for 4 sessions or $30 for drop-in – with Alan Richter
  • Adult Intermediate Clinic from 9 am to 10:30 am – NTRP 3.0-4.0 / cost $35 – with Adam Webster

Wednesdays:

  • Ladies Interclub Clinics from 8:30am to 10am (twice/month) - cost $35 – with Adam Webster &/or Aaron Webster
  • Little Kids Clinic from 3:30pm to 4:15pm –  Ages 5-8 / cost $20 – with Adam Webster
  • Kids Beginner/Intermediate Clinic from 4pm to 5:30pm –  Ages 9-16 / cost $35 – with Adam Webster & Aaron Webster
  • Beginner Adult Clinic from 5:30pm to 7pm – cost $120 for 4 sessions or $35 for drop-in – with Alan Richter

Thursdays:

  • Men’s Cardio Tennis Clinics from 8:30 am to 9:30 am – cost $110 for 4 sessions or $30 for drop-in – with Alan Richter
  • Kids Beginner/Intermediate Clinic from 3:30 pm to 5 pm – Ages 9 to 15 / cost $30 – with Adam Webster & Aaron Webster
  • Beginner/Intermediate Adult Clinic from 5:30pm to 7pm – cost $102 for 4 sessions or $35 drop-in –  with Alan Richter

Fridays:

  • Women’s Cardio Clinic from 8:30am to 9:30am – cost $110 for 4 sessions or $30 for drop-in – with Alan Richter
  • Kids Intermediate/Advanced Clinic from 4 pm to 5:30 pm – Ages 9 to 16 / cost $35 – Aaron Webster

Saturdays:

  • Children’s Quickstart Clinic from 9am to 10am – Ages 7 to 10 – cost $150 for 4 sessions or $35 for drop-in – with Alan Richter
  • Women’s Advancement Clinic from 10am to 11am – cost $120 for 4 sessions or $35 for drop-in – with Alan Richter

For more information about the clinics contact:

  • Alan Richter contact: 805-259-7679  or email: awarenesstennis@gmail.com
  • Adam Webster: 805-680-2067 or email: zadaam2435@yahoo.com
  • Aaron Webster: 805-680-4726

Lesson Rates:

Alan Richter

  • 1-hour private lesson – $65 or 4 lessons for $240 
  • 1-hour semi-private lesson (2 players) – $35 per player
  • 1-hour group lesson  (3 to 4 players) – $20 per player 
  • 1/2 hour tune up lesson – $40
Adam Webster
  • 1 hour private lesson - $70 or 4 lessons for $240
  • 1.5 hour private lesson - $90
  • 1/2 hour lesson - $35
  • 1 hour Semi-private Lesson (2-3 players) - $35 per player
  • 1.5 hour Clinics (4+ players) - $30 per player

Clinic Description:

  • Cardio Tennis – An invigorating hour of exercise. Fun, heart pumping game based tennis drills to power start your day. Aerobic/rest periodization to maximize endurance and provide recovery.
  • Beginner Adult – Starting by developing strong hand-eye coordination skills, the player will learn the mechanics of all the court strokes with positive supportive instructions.
  • Beginner/Intermediate Adult – For the player who has some tennis experience and wants to return to enjoying social tennis. Fun game based drills and reviewing of correct stroke mechanics, the player will confidently look forward to their next match.
  • Women’s Advanced  – Want to leap from 3.5 to 4.0, this clinic is for you. We will establish short and long term realistic goals to get you that higher rating and more confident game mindset.
  • Children’s Quickstart  – Using smaller racquets, slower balls, and lower nets, children will have fun learning hand/eye coordination skills and gain new self-confidence thru their achievements.

 

Instructors

Instructor: ADAM WEBSTER 

Samuel Adam Webster has been a tennis teaching professional for over 15 years and has played at the highest level in juniors, college and the professional ranks. Adam was born and raised in Santa Barbara (Mesa area), to Joseph and Elaine Webster, and attended Monroe elementary, La Cumbre Junior High school, Santa Barbara High School, class of 1997. Adam began playing tennis with his dad and three older brothers, Dan, Alex and Aaron, when he was 6 years old. Adam was a highly ranked SoCal junior tennis player, played national tournaments, and received a partial athletic scholarship to go to college for tennis.

Adam began teaching at Birnumwood Country Club in 2002, after graduating from San Diego State University with a degree in Kinesiology, emphasis on Physical Education. Adam worked alongside his older brothers, Dan and Aaron, for about 2 years, teaching private lessons, clinics, watching the shop/office, and hosting member tennis events. Adam then moved to Santa Barbara Tennis Club in 2004, where he spent the next 12 years, teaching lessons, clinics, directing tournaments, coaching Junior Team Tennis league teams, summer camps, and participated in Men’s interclub. Adam also is the director for the SB Tennis Patrons Schools Program and Match-Point programs. Adam is a USPTA Certified P2 Tennis Professional since 2008, with a certification in teaching 10 and under tennis from the USPTA. Adam holds a Sho-dan (1st degree) Black-belt in Koei-Kan Karate-Do.

Adam would like to build a positive, competitive, organized foundation at Elings Park Tennis Courts, focusing on professionalism, teamwork, character, sportsmanship, and FUN!

Adam Webster lives in Santa Barbara, CA.

Contact: 805-680-2067

 

Instructor: AARON WEBSTER

A life-long resident of Santa Barbara, California, Aaron Webster’s professional teaching experience spans 2 decades, nurturing and producing some of Santa Barbara’s top ranked junior players, as well as traveling and working with professional men and women players in the ATP and WTA.

Born in 1971, Aaron Webster began playing tennis at the age of 8. His early years were spent playing Santa Barbara Junior Patrons as well as sanctioned Southern California and National tournaments. A graduate of Santa Barbara High School in 1989, Aaron, along with his fellow Dons, lead Santa Barbara High School to 3 CIF State Championships in 1986, 1987 and 1989.

After graduating from Santa Barbara High School, Aaron attended Vanguard University as their # 1 singles and doubles player. His post college playing experience included the professional satellite tour, earning him top ten rankings in the Southern California Men’s Open Singles in 1994 and 1995.

Aaron accepted a teaching position at Birnamwood Country Club in 1999, working with a wide variety of tennis talent. He developed close relationships with club members, organizing tournaments, clinics and matches for all levels of play. In additional to responsibilities at Birnamwood, Aaron also managed to coach the Santa Barbara High School Tennis team in 2002 and 2003, leading them to CIF state semifinals and finals consecutively.

In 2007, Aaron re located to Los Angeles, where he worked and traveled the professional tennis circuit. In 2008, Aaron coached WTA tour pro Olga Govortsova, accompanying her to the Australian Open. Aaron also traveled to Grand Slam tournaments with touring pros Robbie Ginepri, Robert Kendrick and Ryan Sweeting. To this day, Aaron keeps in close contact with the professional players, often offering advice and strategy.

 

Instructor: ALAN RICHTER

USPTA and PTR Tennis Professional, HPI Mental Toughness Specialist and Sanchez-Casales Spanish Tennis Certified.

Began playing tennis in 1966, high school and community college competition and an active competitive player since 1994
Established AWARENESS TENNIS in 2008 and tennis teaching methodology that combines efficient stroke production, court strategy and mental toughness allowing the the player to maintain the ideal performance state during competition. Has been a USTA 4.0 Mens Captain for 7 years while teaching private and group lessons and clinics for 7 years to all ages and skill levels
Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons Matchpoint Program for 3 years
Established Middle School tennis program in 5 San Jose, Rocketship Charter Schools and the Director of Tennis at Los Positas Tennis Courts, Santa Barbara, Ca.
Established all seasonal and summer tennis programs, Oversaw day to day court operations, Coordinated multiple USTA and City League matches and Currently teaching group and private lessons in Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez. Active Competitor in Men’s and Mixed USTA and Interclub leagues

Contact Alan at 805-259-7679 or email at awarenesstennis@gmail.com

Summer Camp

TENNIS – AGES 5 TO 14

Train with top international coaching staff and rise to the next level by gaining a competitive edge in combined high-performance tennis, fitness, and mental toughness program designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced players.
Full-day camp from 9 am to 3 pm or half-day camp from 9 am to 12 pm. 6 to 1 player to coach ratio. Match play, tactical and technical drills, ball machine, nutritional, dynamic warm-up and stretching education.

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Instructor: ADAM WEBSTER

Instructor: AARON WEBSTER

Instructor: ALAN RICHTER

cfranquet@elingspark.org

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Rules

Rules
  • The Elings Park Foundation operates and manages the Las Positas Tennis facility for the benefit of our members and their guests.
  • We do not receive any tax dollars.  All expenses are covered with program fees and donations only.  We do charge a fee to use this facility.  We appreciate your support and your understanding.
  • Our goal is to offer an affordable, safe, clean and enjoyable place to play tennis.
  • Before playing, please check in with the facility manager on duty.  If you need assistance, please call our site manager at 805-698-5442 or our park host at 805-698-7064.  In an emergency, please call 911.
  • As a condition of use of the facility, you agree to use the facility at your own risk.  The Foundation or its representatives will not be held liable for any injury or loss associated with using the facility.
  • We ask that you wear an appropriate shirt, shorts and shoes while at the facility.
  • You are required to wear non-marking tennis shoes only.  No black soled shoes are allowed regardless of their warranty against marking.
  • Consumption of alcohol or tobacco is not allowed.
  • We ask that you respect your fellow members, the Park’s representatives and the facilities.  We reserve the right to ask members or visitors to leave the premises for violating the Park rules.
  • The tennis courts are to be used to play tennis only unless approved by the management for other purpose.
  • We reserve the right to change our fees and policies at any time.
  • We reserve the right to cancel the reservation if you are not ready to play within 5 minutes of your scheduled reservation time.
  • If there is anyone waiting, court usage will be limited to 1 hour.
  • A non-member court pass is valid for 1 hour for singles and 1.5 hours for doubles. The cost is $8 per person.
  • If you have any concerns, questions or suggestions about the policies or management of the facilities, please call Elings Park Office at 805-569-561

Facility Map

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