Platform Tennis

Net Action: Platform Tennis

Elevate your game and join our vibrant platform tennis community at the Sewickley Valley YMCA! From expert instruction for youth, teens, and adults to women’s and men’s league play, platform tennis at the YMCA offers opportunities to:

  • Improve fitness, cardiovascular health, and enhanced hand-eye coordination
  • Meet new people, build lasting friendships, and become part of a supportive community
  • Enjoy a fun, exciting, and fast-paced sport in an outdoor setting

Members can also reserve an outdoor court for practice or play.

For more information about platform tennis programs at the Sewickley Valley YMCA, contact us.

Lessons with Christi Hays: Youth, Teen, and Adult

All Locations
10/1/21 - 12/31/25
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With 40+ years of platform tennis experience, Christi Hays teaches locally and nationally. She began teaching platform tennis at the Sewickley Valley YMCA in 2012.

Christi holds Elite Professional certifications in platform tennis (PPTA & PPTR) and tennis (USPTA & PTR), as well as certification as a Master Racquet Technician and racket stringer (USRSA). In 2017, she joined the American Platform Tennis Association Live Streaming team as a roving reporter, post-match interviewer, and commentator at the Nationals. Her accomplishments include:

  • APTA Hall of Fame Curator (2018-2020)
  • Awarded the first-ever “WPPTA Lifetime Achievement Award” in May 2007
  • National ranking #4 in APTA Women’s Open in 1981, reaching the quarterfinals
  • Paddle titles in Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Detroit, Toledo, Indianapolis, Toronto, Baltimore, Rochester, and Ross, CA
  • 2000 Canadian Open Champion
  • West Penn 45+ Champion in 1998 and 2001
  • West Penn Women’s Championship winner for 7 consecutive years
  • West Penn Mixed Championship participant for 10 consecutive years, winning the title 5 times
  • Semi-finalist at the 2002 50+ APTA National Championships, #3 National Ranking
  • Gold medalist at the 2007 50+ APTA Nationals in Scarsdale, NY, along with teammate Chris Ford, finishing with a #1 National Ranking in their age group

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/1/21 12/31/24 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
10 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$16 - $21 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
10 People - 1 hr
$12 - $15 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
2 People - 1 hr
$40 - $45 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
2 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$58 - $63 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
3 People - 1 hr
$27 - $32 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
3 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$40 - $45 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
4 People - 1 hr
$24 - $28 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
4 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$32 - $36 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
5 People - 1 hr
$20 - $23 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
5 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$26 - $30 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
6 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$24 - $28 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
7 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$22 - $25 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
7 People - 1 hr
$16 - $20 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
8 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$20 - $24 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
8 People - 1 hr
$15 - $19 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
Private Lesson - 1 hr
$76 - $80 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025
10/01/21 - 12/31/25
Private Lesson - 1 hr, 30 mins
$112 - $116 Register  
Closes
12/31/2025

Lessons with Kelly Fischer: Youth, Teen, and Adult

All Locations
10/1/21 - 12/31/24
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Kelly Fischer has nearly 30 years of experience teaching tennis and paddle tennis in the Pittsburgh area. A certified PPTA platform tennis instructor, Kelly brings extensive knowledge and experience teaching men, women, and children of all ages and abilities. Her achievements include:

  • #10 National ranking
  • 12-time West Penn Open winner, reaching the finals 14 out of the past 16 years
  • 6-time Cleveland Masters winner and Rochester Open winner
  • Recipient of Robert Morris University (RMU) Most Outstanding Female Athlete President’s Award
  • RMU tennis and basketball player, earning 3 All-Conference selections as a point guard

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
Winter 2021-2022 Lessons 10/1/21 12/31/24 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
10 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$20 - $25 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
10 People - 1 hr
$15 - $18 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
2 People - 1 hr
$45 - $50 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
2 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$65 - $70 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
3 People - 1 hr
$30 - $35 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
3 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$45 - $50 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
4 People - 1 hr
$25 - $30 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
4 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$35 - $40 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
5 People - 1 hr
$20 - $25 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
5 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$30 - $35 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
6 People - 1 hr
$18 - $23 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
6 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$25 - $30 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
7 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$25 - $30 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
7 People - 1 hr
$18 - $23 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
8 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$25 - $30 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
8 People - 1 hr
$18 - $23 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
9 People - 1 hr, 30 mins
$20 - $25 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
9 People - 1 hr
$15 - $18 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
Paddle Clinc - 1 hr
$25 - $27 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
Private Lesson - 1 hr
$85 - $90 Register  
10/01/21 - 12/31/24
Private Lesson - 1 hr, 30 mins
$130 - $140 Register  
09/06/23 - 12/31/24
.5 hour 2 people - 30 mins
$25 - $30 Register  
09/06/23 - 12/31/24
.5 hour Private - 30 mins
$45 - $50 Register  
09/06/23 - 12/31/24
Paddle Boot Camp - 2 hrs
$50 - $55 Register  

WPPTA Adult Men's League: Evening

All Locations
9/1/24 - 3/31/25
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The Western Pennsylvania Platform Tennis Association (WPPTA) is a regional organization dedicated to promoting and organizing platform tennis events and tournaments across a range of divisions of play in Western PA. Members of the American Platform Tennis Association (APTA), the WPPTA is committed to growing the sport of platform tennis in the region.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
4/9/24 6/30/24 Online / Front Desk $ 130.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
09/01/24 - 03/31/25
$ 50.00 Register  
Closes
06/30/2024

WPPTA Adult Women's League: Day

All Locations
9/1/24 - 3/31/25
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The Western Pennsylvania Platform Tennis Association (WPPTA) is a regional organization dedicated to promoting and organizing platform tennis events and tournaments across a range of divisions of play in Western PA. Members of the American Platform Tennis Association (APTA), the WPPTA is committed to growing the sport of platform tennis in the region.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/14/24 6/30/24 Online / Front Desk $ 130.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
09/01/24 - 03/31/25
$ 50.00 Register  
Closes
06/30/2024

WPPTA Adult Women's League: Day Plus Evening

All Locations
9/1/24 - 3/31/25
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The Western Pennsylvania Platform Tennis Association (WPPTA) is a regional organization dedicated to promoting and organizing platform tennis events and tournaments across a range of divisions of play in Western PA. Members of the American Platform Tennis Association (APTA), the WPPTA is committed to growing the sport of platform tennis in the region.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/14/24 6/30/24 Online / Front Desk $ 130.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
09/01/24 - 03/31/25
$ 50.00 Register  
Closes
06/30/2024

WPPTA Adult Women's League: Evening

All Locations
9/1/24 - 3/31/25
VIEW

The Western Pennsylvania Platform Tennis Association (WPPTA) is a regional organization dedicated to promoting and organizing platform tennis events and tournaments across a range of divisions of play in Western PA. Members of the American Platform Tennis Association (APTA), the WPPTA is committed to growing the sport of platform tennis in the region.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
3/14/24 6/30/24 Online / Front Desk $ 130.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
09/01/24 - 03/31/25
$ 50.00 Register  
Closes
06/30/2024