Tennis at YMCA of Kanawha ValleyCharleston Family YMCA offers many options for adult, youth and junior tennis players. The location provides a great place to reserve court time, gain professional instruction or participate in competitive events.

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The YMCA offers both group and private lessons to players of all ability levels. These lessons are offered both day and evening throughout the year. Lesson costs vary according to the number of participants and the length of the class. For more information, contact the tennis office at 304-340-3533.

Adult Tennis Programs 2019 (Register Online)


Charleston Family YMCA Pickleball

Pickleball…the new sport sweeping across the nation. But you say, “What is Pickleball?” Pickleball is a sport for everyone that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. It is played with a paddle and plastic ball (wiffle) on a small scaled court. 

The YMCA will be offering Pickleball free to YMCA members and $5.00 for non-members on the following days and times (paddles and balls are provided)

Charleston Family YMCA

Monday                    9:30 am – Noon

Tuesday                    9:30 am – Noon

Wednesday              9:30 am – Noon

Thursday                  9:30 am – Noon

Thursday                  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Friday                        9:30 am – Noon

Sunday                     10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Downtown Charleston YMCA

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9 am – 12:00 pm

Monday – Friday 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

All weekend and evening times stay the same.

For more information, please contact Mindy White at 304.340.3533 or stop by the Tennis Office.

Read an article about pickleball. 5 ways pickleball makes you better at life.

Check out our staff playing pickleball for the first time.

Charleston Family YMCA offers 2 racquetball courts.

Wheelchair Tennis Clinic’s


Fall Tennis 2018 Calendar of Events

August 25th – Fall Junior Programs Begin
August 27th – Adult Leagues/Permanent Court Times Begin
September 3 – Labor Day – YMCA Closed
October 26-28 – YMCA Open Tennis Tournament
November 30 – December 2 – YMCA Junior Holiday Open

For information about these events email Mindy White

Days and Fees

Monday – Thursday
5:00 – 8:00 am: $10
8:00am – 2:00pm: $16
2:00 – 3:30pm: $10
3:30 – 9:00pm: $18
9:00-10:00pm: $10

5:00am – 8:00am: $10
8:00am – 6:00pm: $16
6:00 – 10:00pm: $10

8:00am – 12:00pm: $18
12:00pm – 7:00pm: $16
7:00 – 10:00pm: $10

10:00am – 7:00pm: $16
7:00 – 10:00pm: $10

Introduction to Racquetball 

For information, please contact YMCA Tennis Office at 304-340-3533 or email

Contact the Tennis Office

For more information about adult and youth clinics, group and private lessons, or to reserve court time, call (304) 340-3533.

YMCA Tennis Staff

Mindy White, USPTA- Director of Tennis and Racquet Sports
Rico Williams, USPTA- Director of Junior Tennis
Ron Williams, USPTA- Instructor
Ryan Pulliam – USPTA- Instructor
Jo Marie Bohn- Instructor
Vincent Centofanti- Instructor
Matt Santen- Instructor
Tim Sylvester – USPTR Instructor

Office Assistants 

Denise Watson
Christina Centofanti
Kim Suthers
Nick Hatcher
Stephanie Druggers
Grace Peyton