Free Tennis Lessons and Showcase of Local Programs to Be Featured at TennisFest 2011
Day-Long Event at Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco to Feature Adult and 10 and Under Tennis
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Contact: David Novich
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04/04/11 - White Plains, NY – Families in USTA Eastern can enjoy free tennis lessons, hear from tennis coaching legend Nick Bollettieri and learn about local opportunities to enjoy the sport at TennisFest 2011, a free day of activities for players of all ages and abilities, on Sunday, May 15, at the Saw Mill Club in Mount Kisco, NY.
The United States Professional Tennis Association – Eastern Division is organizing the day-long event which will include instruction by certified teaching pros, a fast serve contest, Cardio Tennis, tournaments and exhibitions. The event will also feature USTA 10 and Under Tennis, which uses age-appropriate courts and equipment to introduce kids to the game.
“The goal of TennisFest is to showcase all of the ways families can enjoy the sport: from private lessons and clinics, to special play formats geared to children and physical fitness,” said Bill Mecca, Executive Director of the USPTA- Eastern Division. “No matter how you want to play, TennisFest 2011 is a great way to kick off the outdoor tennis season.”
The USPTA, the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), the USTA and USTA Eastern have planned a menu of activities for the whole family at the event. In addition to Bollettieri, USPTA Hall of Famer Bill Tym and other USTA dignitaries will also be speaking.
Jenny Schnitzer, Managing Director of Competitive Tennis for USTA Eastern, said the event will highlight all that tennis has to offer and allow parents and kids to find a program that meets their needs.
“The path to developing as a tennis player begins with a certified instructor and a great program,” said Schnitzer. “And TennisFest is a perfect way for parents to learn about what opportunities are available for their families to enjoy the sport.”
Executive Director USPTA Eastern
Event Date: 05/15/11
Event Title: Free Tennis Lessons and Showcase of Local Programs to Be Featured at TennisFest 2011