Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex has 4 indoor Tennis courts. Equipment is available free of charge. Courts are open 7 days a week, during all operating hours.


Tennis Pro: Dave Ochotta     Tennis Office: 905.831.1711 ext 3235

About Our Tennis Pro: Dave Ochotta has played on the San Diego State University tennis team, competed in the Italian Grand Prix and celebrated a quarter final finish in the Malta International Open.

Dave is a level III Tennis Canada certified coach with many years of experience. He operates daytime and evening leagues, ladders and tournaments for our tennis members.

 Tennis Pro Shop: The Pro's Choice

Located across from the net posts on court 1.

The shop offers a wide variety of tennis accessories and 1 day tennis racquet re-stringing service is available. Demo the latest racquets during your court hour - make arrangements with Dave.

Tennis Lessons

Private, semi-private, and small group lessons are offered at the Rec Complex by our Head Tennis Professional, Dave Ochotta, and his Assistant Professionals.

All lessons take place at Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex.

  • Register for tennis lessons at the Complex - Front Desk (currently located in the Child Supervision Room).
  • Lessons are payable by cheque to 'Pickering Tennis' or by etransfer to payments@pickeringtennis.com.
  • Instructors will contact participants to confirm registration.

Further information may be found in the Tennis Lesson brochure at the Front Desk. Appointments may be made with Dave from the Front Desk or by calling Dave directly.

Adult Classes 18+

These classes will teach the fundamentals of forehand, serve, backhand, and volley. Class size will be limited to a small group of 4 - 6 students per instructor.

Classes are 5 weeks in length.

 Beginners

W Nov 17 - Dec 15 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm $92.00
  Tu Jan 4 - Feb 1 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm $92.00
  W Jan 5 - Feb 2 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm $92.00
  Tu Feb 8 - Mar 8 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm $92.00
  W Feb 9 - Mar 9 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm $92.00
  Tu Mar 22 - Apr 19 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm $92.00
  W Mar 23 - Apr 20 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm $92.00

Intermediate

Tu Nov 16 - Dec 14 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $92.00
  W Nov 17 - Dec 15 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm $92.00
  Tu Jan 4 - Feb 1 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $92.00
  W Jan 5 - Feb 2 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm $92.00
  Tu Feb 8 - Mar 8 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $92.00
  W Feb 9 - Mar 9 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm $92.00
  Tu Mar 22 - Apr 19 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $92.00
  W Mar 23 - Apr 20 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm $92.00
Introductory Tennis ages 6 - 18 yrs

This program will enable all participants to learn the basics of forehand, backhand, serve, and volley. More advanced techniques and strategies may be covered if time permits. This program allows for the playing of games and the establishment of a "network" of tennis friends.

Classes are 7 weeks in length.

No classes Mar 12 - 19 (March Break)

Beginner 1

6 - 10 yrs Sa Jan 8 - Feb 19 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm $88.00

Beginner 2

11 - 16 yrs Sa Jan 8 - Feb 19 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm $88.00

Beginner 1

6 - 10 yrs Sa Feb 26 - Apr 23 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm $88.00

Beginner 2

11 - 16 yrs Sa Feb 26 - Apr 23 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm $88.00