tennis childrenOWENSBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is taking registrations for youth spring tennis lessons.

The program will give youth as young as four years old the opportunity to learn and master their skills as they work through the various levels of play.

Children ten years and under will be taught following the QuickStart Tennis Play Format, developed by the United States Tennis Association. QuickStart Tennis follows a formula that the majority of youth sports have used for years – tailoring equipment and courts to a child’s size and age so that they develop skills and have fun right from the start.

Learn to Play (for ages eleven and over) teaches forehand, backhand, and serves on full court dimensions. For the more advanced players our Intermediate program will introduce players to match play scenarios.

The lessons will take place at Legion Park tennis courts, located on Byers Avenue, and will be taught by Ginni Mather, USPTA Certified Teaching Professional. Racquets will be provided for those without their own.

QuickStart 1 will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. for the 4-6 age groups (fee $26) and from 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. for ages 7 through 8 (fee $28).

QuickStart 2, for ages 9-10, Learn to Play, and Intermediate classes will take place Mondays and Wednesdays beginning at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (fees $28).

Classes take place twice per week for two weeks. The Session begins the week of May 5; registration deadline is April 25.

For more information or to register, contact the Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department at (270) 687-8700(270) 687-8700 or visit www.owensboroparks.org.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Britni Bunn

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,076.27
+64.33 (0.36%)    
2 S&P 2,114.07
+4.47 (0.21%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,099.23
+22.71 (0.45%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 30, 2015 7354

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6624

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 2878

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 2566

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 2526

KSP Seeks Public Help in Locating Wanted Man

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11379

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9611

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

June 02, 2015 2117

Woman Charged with Falsely Reporting Kidnapping

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1797

Traffic Signal at Intersection in Downtown…

by Keith Todd
June 02, 2015 1717

Two Muhlenberg Women Injured in Collision

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1588

Juveniles Accused of Falsely Reporting Masked…

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
June 02, 2015 1369

South Main Accident Slows Northbound Traffic

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1304

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1256

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 03, 2015 1221

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – June 3, 2015

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
June 02, 2015 1071

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 1066

Pennyrile Soap Box Derby Hosts 34 Competitors

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News