Frequently asked questions

frequently asked questions.

please find the answers to our most common questions.

From the Programs dropdown menu option, select either Summer Tennis Camps, Tennis Afterschool Zone or Adult Tennis.  The search options are City and State OR by selecting from the filtering bubbles underneath. Select a city from a bubble, or a venue from a bubble. Available programs, after filtering, will be listed to the right of the filter box.

We utilize the Statusfy App that communicates any changes or updates regarding camp schedules, activities, or safety measures. To get up to date information:

  1. Download Statusy App
  2. RecTennis (?)website (hyperlink to the specific page)
  3. Call the number for your region
    1. Seattle/Tacoma – (206) 451-5009
    2. Alaska – (971) 800-2011
    3. Oregon/SW Washington – (541) 392-9206
    4. Central/Eastern Washington & N Idaho – (509) 210-0900
  4. Check our Inclement Weather Camp Status Page
  5. Decisions on camp cancellations will be made, at the latest, 1 hour before camp start. Please check Statusfy for up-to-date status.
  6. In the event of cancellation once the program has already started, children will not be left alone; however, parents are expected to pick up their children in a timely manner.
  1. Contact the Regional Manager for the camp area here or send email to
  2. Cancellations with full refund can be given up to 48 hours before camp starts.
  1. Tennis Scholarships are currently available throughout the Pacific Northwest for any individual that may have a financial hardship preventing them from pursuing a RecTennis program in their area. All scholarships are based primarily on financial need and applicants will be asked to disclose monthly income for the purposes of determining eligibility, along with a short statement of need that will be used as a second source of verification.
  2. You can apply for a scholarship here
  1. The goal of RecTennis is to equip your child with the fundamentals so they can improve and enjoy the sport of tennis now and for the rest of their life. To continue with tennis skill development, find a local tennis facility near you. You can also reach out to the Regional Manager in your area 
  2. USTA PNW has 2 facilities offering an array of camps, junior programming and private lessons. Please check out their offerings here: Vancouver Tennis Center and Galbraith Tennis Center
  1. An afterschool program designed to keep kids active and to introduce them to the game of tennis. It takes place at local schools with classes running during the school year.
  1. RecTennis will refund the original form of payment upon request, otherwise credit toward another camp/class will be given. Refunds/credits will be awarded based on the following schedule: 1 day- 20% credit, 2 days – 40% credit, 3 days – 60% credit, 4 days – 80% credit. Processing fees will not be refunded.
  1. Customers that need to cancel their registration prior to the start of a program can email, or contact their local Regional Manager (hyperlink to the RMORT contact info page Transfers to a different week or refunds will be provided to customers that need to cancel a registration prior to the program. Please note that full refunds, less processing fees, are given for cancellations up to 48 hours before the camp starts. Processing fees will not be refunded.
  2. RecTennis may cancel or postpone programs due to weather-related conditions (rain, smoke, extreme heat, etc.) for the safety of the participants at any time. In the rare event of cancellation once the program has already started, children will not be left alone; however, parents are expected to pick up their children in a timely manner.
  1. Campers should come prepared with water, snacks, sunscreen, and appropriate athletic wear. If you have a racket bring it along, but not required. All other equipment is provided.
  1. The Tax EIN, identification number, for USTA PNW is 93-0853818.

Liability Waiver

Waiver of Responsibility Medical Release

I hereby consent to emergency medical and/or hospital service that may be rendered by or at accredited hospitals, by appointed physicians, in the event such need arises in the opinion of the duly licensed physician.

Waiver and Indemnity Agreement

Acceptance of my entry in these events is without responsibility of any kind by the USTA/Pacific Northwest Section (USTA/PNW) and any other entity sponsoring the event. I do hereby for and on behalf of myself and my heirs and legal representatives RELEASE and forever discharge the USTA/PNW, its officers and representatives, from any and all claims, demands, and injuries, howsoever arising, whether caused by the negligent or intentional acts of the USTA/PNW and its representatives, representatives of other sponsoring entities, or by third parties, which injuries may be in any way related to my activities during the tournament and any period traveling to or from the events described, and all such claims are hereby WAIVED AND RELEASED, and I covenant not to sue therefore. The parent or guardian by signing below, does hereby agree to INDEMNIFY and hold harmless the USTA/PNW Section and its representatives and the sponsoring entity from any liability which they may incur to the entrant, howsoever arising and whether caused by the negligent or intentional acts of the USTA/PNW, its representatives, or the sponsoring body. I also give USTA/PNW permission to create a USTA account for myself and everyone in my party who is participating in the event.

Publicity Release

I agree to be filmed and photographed by The United States Tennis Association (“USTA”) in connection with such participation and that the USTA will own any and all rights in such film and photography of me (hereinafter referred to as “Footage”). This will permit the USTA to proceed with taking such Footage and I now waive, as to the USTA and its successors, assigns and licensees, all personal right and objections to any use to be made of me, my name, likeness, voice or personality in connection with the use of the Footage in any media for any and all purposes, including trade, advertising and promotional purposes, in perpetuity and without further compensation. I understand that in proceeding with filming and photography of the Footage, the USTA will do so in full reliance on the foregoing permission.

COVID-19 Waiver

By checking the box below you agree that you can currently answer no to the following questions: 1. In the last 14 days, have you experienced COVID-19 symptoms? Symptoms include: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, or at least two of these symptoms: (a) fever of 100.4 or over; (b) chills: (c) repeated shaking with chills; (d) muscle pain; (e) headaches; (f) sore throat; and (g) new loss of taste or smell? 2. In the last 14 days, have you tested positive for COVID-19? If you’ve tested positive, but subsequently tested negative for COVID-19 twice in a row, 24 hours apart, have been fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication, and other symptoms have resolved, then you can answer “no” 3. Have you been exposed to any individual who has symptoms of or has tested positive for COVID-19 and/or traveled to any known hot-spots for COVID-19? Exposure means a household member, intimate partner, or other individuals in prolonged close contact (within 6 feet for more than 10 consecutive minutes).

Additional Waiver of Claims

Players, participants, and any spectators or individuals that are participating in USTA and USTA PNW tournaments, programs, activities or events, acknowledge the risks associated with tennis, accept those risks voluntarily, and in consideration of their acceptance in the USTA and USTA PNW tournaments, programs, activities or events, assume all loss or damage, and any claim or demand therefore on account of injury and/or exposure to infectious syndromes or diseases to the person or property or resulting in illness and/or death arising out of or related to their participation, whether caused by negligence or otherwise. By participating or attending a tournament, program, activity or event, the players, participants, and any spectators assume all risks whether known or unknown. Furthermore, players, participants, and spectators agree to hold harmless the USTA, USTA PNW, and the host facility, their officials, (Released Parties) and the Released Parties employees and agents with respect to any injury or loss caused by negligence or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law.

I have read and understand the foregoing releases and indemnity agreement I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract and I sign it of my own free will.