Spearfish Tennis Association is registered with the Uinted States Tennis Association. We are an organizational member if the USTA Northern Section.

The purpose of the Spearfish Tennis Association is:

  • To promote the game of tennis in the City of Spearfish among all ages and classes of people.
  • To encourage fair play, athletic ability, lifelong interest in fitness and health, and respect for the game and fellow competitors.
  • To teach players the fundamentals of the game of tennis and to give them opportunities to improve their skills and to compete at a recreational level, locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • To teach the rules of the game, sportsmanship, honesty, the acceptance of defeat, the willingness to improve, and graciousness in victory.
  • To cooperate with the United States Tennis Association and other associations in the pursuit of these aims.
  • To cooperate with the United States Tennis Association and other associations in the pursuit of these aims.



Benefits of being part of the Spearfish Tennis Association

2013 Membership Form

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STA Community Meeting

Spearfish Tennis Association Community Meeting
May 12, 2014 - 7:00pm
Spearfish Rec. & Aquatics Center, Party Room

Spearfish Tennis Association will be holding a public meeting to get community input for tennis programs/activities they would like to participate in.

At this time STA offers the following programs:

  • Winter Lessons for ages 3-10
  • Winter Clinic for MS/HS students
  • Monday Night Open Gym
    • BHSU Young Center in Winter
    • Spearfish High School Tennis Courts: Spring, Summer, & Fall
  • Sunday Night Social: June - October
  • Snowbird Tennis: May - October
  • AM Tennis: Tuesday & Friday mornings, year round
  • Spring Block Party
  • Fall Tennis Festival

Spearfish Park & Rec. offers Tennis in the parks, summer tennis lessons for all ages June through July.

Doug Dexheimer and Doug Stevens offer private tennis lessons throughout the year.


Programs/activities that we might offer if there is an interest and people that are willing to help. We are also open to suggestions.

  • Junior Team Tennis for MS/HS students:
  • Summer Leagues for adults and juniors:
  • Summer Play Days for ages 10 and under:

Please come to the meeting on May 12 and help us promote tennis in the Spearfish area.
If you have questions or comments, please email us at tennisemail2.

2014 Spring Block Party

Spearfish Tennis Association Spring Block Party 2014

Free event!!

Saturday May 31. 2014
9:00 am - noon
High School Tennis Courts, Spearfish

Tons of fun, tennis drills, snacks, prizes & social!

  • QuickStart tennis for younger kids with Doug Dexheimer
  • Drills with Doug Stevens for experienced players
  • Ball Machine
  • Video serve & strokes analysis

Bring a friend!!
Receive a discounted membership rate during the Block Party only!

Click here to register

Photo Caption Contest

On November 9th Doug Stevens and Dick Hicks went to a PTR workshop in Rapid City. 
Here is a picture of Dick that Doug took. 


Come up with a (CLEAN) caption and send it to tennisemail2.

The person with the best caption will get a free re-string job from Doug Stevens.

Click here to view full picture