Here is news on another great summer youth program. If you have kids or know of any youth that would enjoy tennis camp, please do forward. It sounds like a lot of fun and a great way to learn or improve individual tennis skills.
KOPPELL ANNOUNCES FREE SUMMER TENNIS PROGRAM FUNDED BY CITY COUNCIL
Council Member Oliver Koppell announced today that the New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL), the most acclaimed scholastic tennis program in the United States,
is offering FREE tennis lessons this summer, provided by professional tennis instructors, to beginners and intermediate players 6-18 years of age. The program will take place on the John F. Kennedy Campus, 99 Terrace View Avenue, Bronx from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon starting on July 5, 2011. The free tennis program is funded by the City Council.
The program is open to all community residents. Racquets and balls are supplied at no cost to the participants. Supervised practice, tournaments and contests are also scheduled. Registration is on-going and will take place at the site during program hours.
“As a tennis enthusiast, I would like to encourage young people to take advantage of this opportunity to have fun, make friends and learn a new skill that will provide lifelong enjoyment, ” Koppell said.
For more information, call the New York Junior Tennis League, (718) 786-7110 or visit www.nyjtl.org.