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Nassau County and USTA LI Schedule Tennis in the Parks

Tennis in the Parks
June 10, 2015 01:01 PM

Kids from across Nassau County are invited to enjoy a morning of tennis instruction and fun during the 8th Annual QuickStart Tennis in the Parks Day taking place at several County parks.

This event is sponsored by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums along with the USTA, USTA Eastern Section, USTA LI Region and the USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association).  Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in this free event.

USTA pros will instruct children using the USTA’s 10-and-Under Tennis format in which courts are shorter and equipment is smaller and kid friendly. The program is open to Nassau Summer Rec participants, camp groups and members of the public.

The schedule and parks are as follows:

  • Monday, July 13 from 10am-1pm at: Cow Meadow Park (Freeport), Eisenhower Park (East Meadow), Nickerson Beach Park (Lido Beach), Rev. Arthur Mackey Park (Roosevelt) and Wantagh Park.
  • Monday, July 13 from 11am-2pm at North Woodmere Park. This program will accommodate the JCC of the Greater Five Towns Camp Friendship, with pros available who are trained to work with children with special needs.
  • Friday, July 17 from 10am-1pm at Cantiague Park (Hicksville).

For more information please contact ustaonlongisland@gmail.com.