Tennis Memphis's NJTL Tennis Summer Camps are packed with instruction, drills, games, individual and team competition and FUN! Campers learn tennis fundamentals, scoring, rules, and sportsmanship. The camp runs for seven weeks at nine different locations throughout the Memphis area. Camp meets from 8:00-11:00 AM, Monday-Thursday, with an option to "Stay and Play" with an extra hour of Junior Team Tennis match play and instruction.
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TENNIS MEMPHIS ACCEPTED INTO USTA FOUNDATION CAPACITY
BUILDING PROGRAM, RECEIVES GRANT
Local Non Profit Works to Strengthen Infrastructure in Order to Serve More
Memphis, TN, March 9, 2015 -
Tennis Memphis Incorporated, the 501c3 non profit organization which manages and programs City Of Memphis municipal tennis courts, has received a $20,000 grant from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Foundation as part of it’s National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) Capacity Building program.
The USTA Foundation is proud to award Tennis Memphis with the Capacity Building Grant which will help the program continue to develop and strengthen their infrastructure, “ said Dan Faber, Executive Director, USTA Foundation. “We recognize their efforts in fostering excellence throughout the tennis and education programming they provide for so many youth in the Memphis community, and congratulate them on their positive impact and overall success
NJTL was founded in 1969 by tennis icon Arthur Ashe as a way to make tennis and it’s positive effects available to underserved children. The USTA capacity building program is a 3 year commitment from USTA Foundation to 26 select NJTL chapters, chosen from more than 500 affiliates around the country. The program is designed to assist NJTL chapters to realize their full potential in the communities in which they serve, through grants and technical assistance.
Tennis Memphis, founded in 2002, is one of the nation’s largest NJTL chapters, offering year round youth programs featuring tennis, as well as training in life skills and academic excellence. Thousands of Memphis area youth are impacted every year through activities at tennis and community centers, SCS schools, Boys and Girls Clubs, and a 7 week annual Tennis Summer Camp, held at 23 locations throughout the city and county.
Memphis Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger, an avid tennis player, is a member of the Tennis Memphis Board of Directors. Additional information about Tennis Memphis and its NJTL and adult programs can be found at www.tennismemphis.org.
Upcoming Junior Events:
USTA Junior Team Tennis Registration:Clickherefor more details! Match dates have been amended to April 10-May 2.
NJTL Summer Camp Registrationopens March 23! Click here for a downloadable registration form. Click here to register online.
High Performance Tennis Summer Camp Registration also opens March 23!
Upcoming USTA Play Days! March 28* Rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions, April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, and 16th, Play Days will be held at 8 Tennis Memphis Centers. Click herefor more information.
Memphis City Jr. Championships registration:This is a TN L3/STAL5 tournament.Click here for more information and to register.
Tri-Level Registration Opens March 15! Need a home for your team?
We offer many benefits to teams that play out of our centers! For instance, our Annual Player Card allows advance court booking, free outdoor courts for practice, and no charge for USTA home matches! Players without a Annual Player's Card only pay $20 per team to play. Fees are now collected up front to save players the hassle of finding spare change the day of the match and our pros offer practices for both daytime and weekend teams! For a downloadable flyer with more information, click here. Contact Nancy Hixson with any questions about playing out of our centers and to get your Player's Card firstname.lastname@example.org
New Court Cancellation Policy:As a courtesy to those who wish to book courts, we will begin implementing our new cancellation policy starting December 15. Please click here for more details.
In Memory of Brandon Burk
BRANDON BURK MEMORIAL
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