Travel to See the Pros

Spring is coming Pacific Northwest friends! The sun is poking out more often, it’s staying light until well after five o’clock, and threats of snow days are almost gone. If you haven’t made plans for spring break yet, it’s time…

What are Davis Cup & Fed Cup?

(2016 Fed Cup champion the Czech Republic. Photo courtesy of Fed Cup.) As we enter Grand Slam season, two of the biggest tournaments in professional tennis are kicking off! The first round of Davis Cup is happening this weekend and Fed Cup…

Australian Open 101 & Court Style

(Photo courtesy of The Sport Digest) What is the Australian Open? Each new tennis year gets kicked off with the Australian Open, or as it has affectionately been dubbed, “The Happy Slam.” It’s one of four annual Grand Slam (or major)…

Make a Tennis Court at Home

Snow, rain and cold Pacific Northwest temperatures cooping you up inside? We know first hand how that can get old quick! Here at our Portland office, the winter snow storm has kept all of us inside for the last week….

5 Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Only a few days away from Halloween and we know some of you are probably scrambling to figure out a last minute costume. Don’t worry, we’ve got you! Stand apart amid the sea of Hillary, Trump, Star Wars and Pokemon…

A Family Sport. A Lifelong Passion.

When you hear that tennis is a lifelong family sport, do you believe it? Well my family and I are proof. My mom, two brothers and I are all tennis players and have been for over 15 years. My middle…

4 Ways to Make Family Exercise Fun

Regular physical activity is just as important for kids as it is for adults, but many children don’t get enough exercise. With packed school days and full homework loads, many kids move for less than the recommended 60 minutes a…

3 Family Activities for Big Health Benefits

It’s thought no parent wants to imagine: that the lives of our kids could be shorter and less healthy than our own. That’s why millions of parents around the U.S. are committing to keeping their kids healthy and active. It’s…

10 Ways to Get Your Family Active

Family fitness doesn’t need to mean groans and boot camps and frustration. In fact, family fitness should be fun—making movement a part of your daily life will encourage your kids to stay active throughout their lives. Here are a few…

Active Communities Make Active Children

We all know that who you spend time with affects how you act. So it only stands to reason that if you spend time with inactive people, you’re likely to be inactive yourself. That’s why it’s so important to invest…