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Tennis in the Parks

Would you like to see children's tennis lessons in your town?

Many communities in Vermont have tennis courts but no tennis programs. It's hard for Parks & Recreational directors to find instructors, create curriculum and procure equipment that's needed. This is where the new 'Tennis in the Parks' comes in!

Parks & Recreation Tennis

USTA New England is partnering with recreation departments to help provide an accessible, inclusive, and affordable program that is engaging and fun for youth players.

We will hire & train the tennis coaches to deliver a one-hour session for 6 weeks for each age group. Each player will also receive a racquet and T-shirt. Target ages of players are 6-14 years. Tennis racquets are sized for each child and red, orange or green training balls are used. Players start where they can first have success and progress to the next size court and color ball as they improve.

USTA's Net Generation Curriculum is designed to offer playful and fun games while learning the basics of tennis. Vermont is offering two Tennis in the Parks programs this summer. The Parks and Recreation departments in Randolph and Barre will be launching Vermont's first Tennis in the Parks!

Interested in learning more? Want to be trained to teach Net Generation Tennis to young players? This is a perfect opportunity for High School, College players, and active adult tennis players to develop skills of instruction and perhaps even a career! .

Please reach out to Karen Didricksen, Vermont's TSR (Tennis Service Representative) and she will go over this terrific new opportunity.:
Karen Didricksen | 802-431-8554.