Desert Tennis Academy – Professional Clinics & Lessons

Take Your Game to the Next Level

At the Desert Tennis Academy®, you choose from a variety of daily tennis clinics & lesson programs for adults of all ages & skill levels. Our professional clinics and private lessons give you the best tennis training in the Palm Springs area. Every day is full of professional tennis training.

Tennis Players at Desert Tennis Academy in Palm Desert

Pick a Professional Tennis Clinic

Morning Tennis Clinics

9 a.m. – Noon: This 3-hour tennis clinic is perfect for players looking for instant game improvement. We start with fundamentals of stroke production, transition into footwork and balance; and conclude with court positioning, shot selection and strategy.

$100/day per person

Afternoon Tennis Clinics

2 – 4 p.m.: This 2-hour session is designed with the USTA player in mind and covers singles and doubles strategy with a competitive edge and an emphasis on an all-court game. Learn the latest formations and techniques centered around high- percentage shot strategies.

$80 /day per person

Full Day Tennis Clinic

5 hour Tennis Clinic: This session combines the 3-hour morning and 2-hour afternoon sessions.
$170 /day per person

Private and semi-private lessons also are available:

  • Private Lessons: $40/half-hour; $75/hour
  • Semi-private lessons: Private lesson rate plus $10 for each additional person up to 3
  • Ball machine set-up and rental: $25/hour

Call 760-346-6126 or email us to request a reservation in the Desert Tennis Academy clinic.

Schedule a tennis tune up

Tennis Team Tune Ups

The Desert Tennis Academy ® is the place for your USTA team to get their preseason tune up. We specialize in singles and doubles strategy designed specifically for your players. Our pros work with your players to create a strong line-up and get people working together as a team.

Court time is spent on formations, shot selection and most importantly on how to win. Instructors teach an offensive and aggressive style of doubles play and make the learning process easy and fun to follow. Our singles strategy is an all-court game centered on high percentage strategy. We consider your time here a success when players leave the resort with a better understanding of the game and how to contribute to the team’s overall success!

The Desert Tennis Academy ® at Shadow Mountain Resort has many small groups on property looking for competitive action, so it is a great opportunity to see how your team stacks up. With the resort’s various room options, our property is ideal for teams looking for affordable accommodations and in close proximity to Palm Desert’s downtown and area attractions.

Meet our three passionate and qualified tennis instructors that you will be working with during your lessons and clinics at the Desert Tennis Academy.

For more information about tennis and the latest social events happening at the resort during your stay, please contact our pro shop at 760-346-6123 or email [email protected] to reach the first and best Palm Desert tennis club.
As a resort guest at Shadow Mountain, court time is free. Resort guests may call to reserve courts 24 hours in advance.

If you’re traveling solo and need a partner to play, or if you and a partner would like to play doubles – our tennis coordinator is happy to match you up with other players at your level.
Simply fill out the form on the following page, or call us at 760-346-6123 to request your reservation.

Don't miss out on participating in on of the top-rated tennis academies in the United States. Whether tennis is a passion or a pastime, you’ll find outstanding resources for learning, playing and perfecting your game at Shadow Mountain Resort & Club ® the first Palm Desert tennis club.