Conway Area Tennis Association

CATA’s mission is to encourage and support the growth of the sport of tennis in the city of Conway, Arkansas and surrounding areas such as Greenbrier, Vilonia, Morrilton, etc. to all ages of the community.

In partnership with local colleges and tennis professionals, we are excited to reach out to the tennis community and grow opportunities for tennis play in the area.  CATA sponsors fun play days for all tennis playing levels, tennis drill sessions with USPTA teaching professionals, and other fun and competitive tennis events throughout the year.

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Ready to Play?

Want to get in the game?  Find a place to play tennis in the area using these maps of public and private tennis courts.

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APPROVED Project: 8 new outdoor tennis courts at Laurel Park.

Support & Services

Conway has access to some of the best teaching professionals in the state. If you are new to tennis or just want to brush up your skills or maybe work on doubles strategy with your partner, contact one of these professionals.

Craig Kirchgessner
Head Tennis Coach
Hendrix College
Phone: 812-987-4492
Email: kirchgessner@hendrix.edu

Harold Henderson
USPTA Certified Instructor
Hendrix College
Phone: 501-269-4033
Email: hhendersontennis@tcworks.net

Kelli Holmes
USPTR Certified Instructor
Play More Tennis , Maumelle and Conway,
Phone: 479-531-2713
Email: playmore10s@yahoo.com

Wyatt Miller
Conway Tennis Center Manager, USPTA Certified Instructor
Conway Tennis Center
Phone: 501-499-8555
Email: wyatt.miller@cityofconway.org

Casey Garretson
USPTR certified Instructor
Conway Tennis Center
Phone: 870-421-0919
Email: casey_garretson@hotmail.com

Casey Wharton
Head Tennis Coach, UCA
Phone: 254-645-0739
Email: cwharton@uca.edu

Stephanie Howard
Graduate Assistant, UCA
Phone: 501-504-5933
Email: ucatennisclinics@gmail.com

If you are a tennis professional in the area looking to connect with students, please contact CATA. Our goal is to support the growth of tennis in the area.

The Conway Area Tennis Association coordinates with the local schools to encourage tennis and tennis programs.  For instance, Conway High School hosts a tournament every fall and hopes to have more.

• Conway Open Tournament
(CHS fundraiser tournament) – Past year had 72 kids from the surrounding areas. 2 day tournament with Doubles on Friday and Singles on Saturday. Average of 5 kids for overnight stay.

• CHS Spring Tournament
CHS would like to start hosting a spring tournament to keep kids involved.

School coaches can also support CATA’s goals by promoting and forming teams for the Junior Team tennis programs.  If your child is interested in JTT, have them contact their school coach or your local JTT coordinator.

Steve Ibbotson
Conway Parks Director
Phone: 501-328-4173
Email:

CITY

Conway City Parks
The City of Conway currently supports parks with
8 tennis courts in 3 parks.

Laurel Park
4 fenced and lighted courts
2310 Robinson Ave, Conway, AR 72034
Phone:(501) 450-6186

Fith Avenue Park
2 fenced and lighted tennis courts
Between 5th Avenue, Vine Street, and 7th Avenue in East
Conway

Gatlin Park
2 fenced and lighted tennis courts
2325 Tyler St, Conway, AR 72034
Phone:(407) 254-9820

Morrilton City Tennis Courts
2 Laykold Courts
Public Open-4 outdoor fenced unlit
100 City Park Dr, Morrilton, AR 72110

COLLEGE

Hendrix College
5 unlit outdoor courts and 3 indoor courts. Please call 501-
505-2966 to make a reservation.

UCA
UCA Tennis Complex has 9 lighted outdoor courts,
restrooms, and parking. Located west of the Reynolds
Performance Hall. No reservations necessary.

HIGH SCHOOL

Greenbrier High School
4 public unlit outdoor fenced courts

Vilonia High School
6 public unlit outdoor fenced courts

Get in Touch

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CONTACTS

Email: Contact CATA

Website: conwaytennis.net

HELPFUL LINKS

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 26, 2019
  • Conway Regional Tennis Classic April 26, 2019 - April 28, 2019 @  Conway Tennis Center, 2215 Prince St, Conway, AR 72034, USA
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May 3, 2019
  • CATA Beginner Ball - Prep Series May 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Conway Tennis Center, 2215 Prince St, Conway, AR 72034, USA
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May 10, 2019
  • CATA Beginner Ball - Prep Series May 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Conway Tennis Center, 2215 Prince St, Conway, AR 72034, USA
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May 18, 2019
  • CATA Beginner Ball Team Tournament May 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm Conway Tennis Center, 2215 Prince St, Conway, AR 72034, USA
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Guess what day it is? It's hump day! Last year, we had over 175 entrants in the Conway Regional Tennis Classic. We are almost half way there! Help us get over the hump and meet our goal of having at least as many players as last year.

Why wait? Get 'er done! It's going to be a great time. #playconwaytennis

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Great motivation from a champion. Congrats to all you winners from midseason last weekend! #playconwaytennis #winnersadjust

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CATA is currently doing signups for spring Team Tennis in Conway. If you have a Jr. ages 8-18 that is wanting to play in a team setting and practice competing in a fun, social atmosphere, this is the league for your child. Please sign up by April 19th! We will then form teams and play through May and June ending with a tournament July 12- 14.

For more info on JTT go to www.arktennis.com/JTT
or sign up here...
tennislink.usta.com/TeamTennis/Main/ProgramHomePage.aspx?i=53177

For questions contact, Kate Hoopchuk, khoopchuk@gmail.com
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