Tennis for All Ages

Palmer Park Junior Tennis Academy is filled; Tennis for Adults, Summer 2014 has space

Adult classes are being offered by PPTA beginning Wednesday, June 18, 2014 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm and ending August 20, 2014. The cost is $60. Registration for this adult program is at www.startplayingtennis.com. Class size is limited to 16. Participants will receive a t-shirt, $10 gift certificate to Midwest Sports Tennis Outlet, quality tennis instruction, and fun.
Want your child to learn to play tennis? Excellent instruction for young people 10 years of age and younger. The 10-week session begins June 17 and ends August 21. The classes are now closed, but please come visit and register earlier next year!
 
The class meets on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays at the Palmer Park Tennis Courts (Woodward north of 6 Mile), from 6-7 pm.
 
TUESDAYS: 6 – 7 pm, beginners • 7 – 8 pm, advanced beginners
THURSDAYS: 6 – 7 pm, beginners • 7 – 8 pm, advanced beginners Cost: $25. for entire ten-week session (one class) or $50 for two classes per week. Rackets and balls will be provided. Tennis shoes are required.
ADULTS: Our tennis program has expanded to adults! Register at www.startplayingtennis.com Call Leonora King at 313-828-8847 to if you have questions. Wednesday, June 18, 6 -7 pm. Limited room for only 16 people.

We won! Palmer Park Junior Tennis Academy

received award from USTA

In 2014, we were the top contender in the US Tennis Association’s My Gift to Kids’ Tennis campaign in the Midwest. Since the Palmer Park Tennis Academy received the most donations, we received an additional $1,000 from USTA. Only one program from each district was selected, and Palmer Park was selected for Southeastern Michigan.
 
Palmer Park’s Junior Tennis Academy was a huge success last summer with dozens of students under the age of 10 learning to love the game of tennis, having a great time on the Palmer Park court, and even participating in their first tournaments! 
Given the great response from parents and children, People for Palmer Park expanded the Palmer Park Tennis Academy to include a winter program off-site at the Dearborn Racquet and Health Club. That program is now complete. 

Please watch the video below and see how you can help our young Detroit tennis players continue learning this great sport and become the next generation of champs!

Photo by Barbara Barefield, video by NicAnthony Photography

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