Fred Wells Tennis & Education Center houses one of the largest, most competitive and most affordable Twin Cities tennis programs for junior players of all ages and abilities. We offer tennis classes, junior team tennis and a tennis & fitness summer camp. 

We are proud to house one of the largest, most competitive and most affordable Twin Cities junior tennis academies around. We breed competitors, but we also aim to create holistic players—because at The Fort, tennis is more than a sport. It's a way of life. 

From first-time tennis players to high-performance juniors to the state's tennis elite, we've got classes for everyone at The Fort, and they are led by some of the best junior tennis instructors in Minnesota. True to our mission of making tennis accessible to everyone, we offer scholarships to junior players who qualify. (Review the eligibility requirements and apply from our scholarships page.)

Click on the tabs below to learn more about the different ways youth tennis players can participate at The Fort. 

We offer year-round tennis classes for juniors of all abilities.

Twin Cities tennis players of all ages compete against teams from around the state in our summer team tennis offerings. 

Our week-by-week summer camp combines tennis instruction, physical fitness and off-court fun.   

Our one-week doubles prep camp offers players of all abilities a chance to tune up before the H.S. season. 

You can register for tennis classes, team tennis, our summer tennis camp and more in person, over the phone at 612.252.8367 or online. (Check out our step-by-step Registration Guide or our FAQ's for help getting through Club Automation without a hitch. NOTE: Junior players must purchase a junior patron membership or a family membership in order to sign up for classes online.

Questions? Problems with online registration? Give us a call at 612.252.8367. 

Looking for a more private tennis experience? Many of our tennis pros offer private tennis lessons, either one-on-one or in small groups. To inquire, contact Tennis Director Robin Coverdale at