By The TimesLedger
The New York Junior Tennis League (NYJTL) has announced that the league’s free spring after-school tennis programs will begin April 15 and will continue through June.
Children ages 6-18 are invited to participate in the free tennis instruction, with practice and play arranged under the New York Junior Tennis League’s direction and supervision. Local community children’s groups are also encouraged to attend. Loaner racquets are available.
The youngsters who participate in the programs learn the game from trained tennis staff, ready and able to work with children at all levels of ability.
Call 718-786-7110, Ext. 126 to get information on a site near you. Children must register in person, although registration is ongoing.
The New York Junior Tennis League’s free spring after-school tennis programs for New York City children are sponsored by the New York City Board of Education and funded by the New York City Council, Gifford Miller, Speaker, The New York Assembly, The New York City Department of Youth & Community Development, The Big Apple Games, The New York City Housing Authority, The United States Tennis Association and private donations.
The New York Junior Tennis League is a non-profit organization founded in 1970 by the late Arthur Ashe. The league provides free tennis programs for New York City youngsters in al five boroughs throughout the year.