Western Tidewater Tennis Association - About the Western Tidewater Tennis Association

About WTTA

The Western Tidewater Tennis Association (WTTA) is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization. WTTA's mission is to foster the growth and enrichment of tennis and pickleball within the Western Tidewater area, and we welcome support from those who share our passion. Membership and sponsorship donations directly support operational costs to run our tennis & pickleball programs, leagues, tournaments, camps, and social events for all levels of tennis and pickleball players in the Western Tidewater area.

The WTTA touches lives and inspires healthy lifestyles through activities. Some of these are:

  • Operating year-round programs and camps for underprivileged youth. Partnering with Franklin Boys & Girls Club and Parks & Recreation Department, James L Camp YMCA after-school program, USTA, Suffolk Parks & Recreation Department, and area schools.

  • Delivering Ace Obesity Program to area schools. The Ace Obesity Program instructs students on the benefits of healthy eating and getting moving and teaches tennis skills during physical education classes. Over 2000 students have engaged in this program so far. 

  • Providing tennis equipment to each local school, giving over 4,200 students access to tennis.  

  • Helping fund tennis summer camp sponsorships for our area's underprivileged youth.

  • Providing tennis programs for area high school tennis teams and coaches.  

  • Donating used tennis balls and refurbished racquets to area high school tennis teams. 

  • Offering pickleball opportunities for a predominantly senior demographic through introductory clinics and open play sessions

Awards: 2014 USTA Mid-Atlantic Community Tennis Association of the Year.