Youth Tennis Progams Scheduled At Lakewood Y

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood Family YMCA is offering a complete youth tennis program from tots to elites.

The tots program is for youth ages 4-6. Basic tennis skills will be taught, but the emphasis will be on fun games to develop coordination and a love for the sport. Classes are offered Monday through Friday after school and there is also a Saturday morning class available.

The beginner program is for youth ages 7 and up. The basic fundamentals of tennis will be taught which include stroke production, footwork, rules, positioning, scoringand etiquette of the game. Classes are offered on Monday through Friday after school and on Saturday mornings.

The intermediate-advanced class is open to players who are capable of playing an unsupervised set. The curriculum includes shot placement, strategies, spins, specialty shots, drills, games and match play. Lessons are available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday after school and on Saturday.

The elite class is designed for the top players in the area. Lessons are available on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday from 1-3 p.m.

Private lessons are also available as well as adult instructions and clinics.

For more information, contact Paul Young at 763-0303, extension 26.