Center for Excellence (CFE)

Our most intensive program, the Center for Excellence (CFE) is designed to help children and youth prepare to achieve.                 self-sufficiency as young adults.  More than 100 students participate in the CFE, meeting at our beautiful East Capitol Campus for three hours a day,   five days a week after school.

Tiny Tennis Tots

Nearly 300 young children, ages 2 to 4, from 16 nearby preschools and child development centers participate in our Tennis Tots program from 10am – 12pm each day. We pick up the children and their teachers in our vans and bring them to our East Capitol Campus in Ward 7, where they play on the six indoor courts.

Arthur Ashe Children's Program

Through the Arthur Ashe Children’s Program (AACP), WTEF enhances the health, safety and academic performance of elementary school students every school year. We provide academic, tennis, and life skills instruction to students after school at 15 schools in Washington, DC’s under-resourced neighborhoods.

Spring Clinics (West Campus)

We have great coaches conducting youth clinics for our Spring Session starting April 27 through June 13, 2020. Clinics will be a series of  7 week sessions at our Rock Creek Tennis Center location in NW, Washington, DC. All coaches are available for private and group lessons as well. Registration opening soon. 

Summer Camps registration is now open, click Learn Below  for more information and to register. 

Summer Program (East Campus)

For nine weeks between late June and late August, WTEF’s Summer Program provides 150 children and youth with an active, exciting experience in tennis, fitness, and chess at our East Capitol Campus in

Ward 7.

Adult Tennis

WTEF is determined to be a positive force in the community, particularly in Ward 7, where our East Capitol Campus is located. To that end, from September through June, we provide free tennis lessons for Ward 7 residents.

West Campus

5220 16th Street NW

Washington, DC 20011

Contact Us

Tel: 202-291-9888


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East Campus

200 Stoddert Place SE

Washington, DC 20019