New York Junior Tennis League Offers Free Early Morning Winter Tennis Program For Nyc Youngsters
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The New York Junior Tennis League will begin its early morning winter program offering free tennis to youngsters ages 6-18 at various locations throughout the New York City starting on Saturday, November 8th. Trained coaches will provide a comprehensive schedule of instruction, practice and play for all skill levels at indoor clubs throughout the winter months.

The early morning winter program runs from November through March and has worked with over 10,000 youth over the last 25 years.

The program concludes with the Hartman Cup Tournament which includes players from each of the winter program sites. Nine indoor tennis centers have donated courts for those that are interested in participating. Each site provides loaner tennis racquets and balls and special events are included as well.

Parents must register their children in person at the indoor tennis club that they select during program hours.

Brooklyn

Prospect Park Tennis Center

305 Coney Island Avenue

Opens 11/8/

Saturday 6:30am-8:00am

Heights Casino

75 Montague Street

Opens 11/9/08

Sunday 6:00am-8:00am

Bronx

Bronx International YTC

754 Theriot Avenue

Opens 11/8/08

Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-5:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 6:00am-8:00am

Mt. Vernon

Mt. Vernon Tennis Center

431 Garden Avenue

Opens 11/8/08

Saturday & Sunday 5:00am-7:00am

Manhattan

Manhattan Plaza

Racquet Club – Manhattan

450 West 43 Street

Opens 11/8/08

Saturday & Sunday 6:00am-8:00am

Roosevelt Island Racquet Club

Roosevelt Island

281 Main Street

Opens 11/8/08

Saturday & Sunday

6:00am-8:00am

Queens

USTA BJK National Tennis Center

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

To Be Determined

North Shore Tennis Club

34-28 214 Place - Bayside

Opens 11/8/08

Saturday & Sunday 6:00am-8:00am

Staten Island

Staten Island Community

Tennis Center

College of Staten Island

2800 Victory Boulevard

Opens 11/9/08

Sunday 6:00am-8:00am

The New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) provides free tennis and educational programs to New York City youth reaching more than 100,000 children each year. The programs encompass all levels and can be found in a variety of urban settings including school gyms, schoolyards, community centers and parks. The organization’s Arthur Ashe Educational Guidance Program offers a variety of services to students in middle school and high school including helping to select a high school, SAT preparation and assistance in navigating the college admissions and financial aid process. NYJTL is also the beneficiary of the GHI Bronx Tennis Classic presented by Panasonic, a $100,000 Men’s and Woman’s USTA Pro Circuits Event.

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