Town’s Youth Tennis Program set to return for summer

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced the return of Youth Tennis Programs for Summer 2022 and that the Town is now hiring Summer Tennis Assistants. Held at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park and Ellsworth Allen Park in Farmingdale beginning on Tuesday, July 5th, the program will feature 6-week sessions for boys and girls ages 5-8.

“Our youth tennis clinic has quickly become a very popular recreational and instructional program. This program is a great opportunity for children with no prior tennis experience to learn the fundamentals of tennis directly from some of the area’s finest coaches,” Town Councilwoman Michele Johnson said. “I encourage those interested to register, and take advantage of this opportunity to expose your children to a new sport, and potentially discover a new passion!”

The Summer 2022 Youth Tennis Program is designed to teach kids the fundamentals of tennis in a structured setting, as well as help improve individual skills. No prior experience is necessary, but participants must bring their own rackets (all other equipment will be provided). Registration for all sessions in this program will begin on Wednesday, June 15 from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM at Ellsworth W. Allen Park located at 45 Motor Avenue, Farmingdale. After this date, registration will be walk in only at Town Hall South in Massapequa.

 

5 & 6 year olds can choose between Session 1, which meets from 4 PM – 4:50 PM, and Session 2, which meets from 5 PM – 5:50 PM. 7 & 8 year olds can choose between Session 1, which meets from 6 PM – 6:50 PM, and Session 2, which meets from 7 PM – 7:50 PM. On Mondays & Wednesdays, clinics will take place at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, and on Tuesdays & Thursdays, they’ll take place at Allen Park. Clinics run for 6 weeks beginning on Tuesday, July 5th. Registration costs $60 for residents and $75 for non-residents.

Tennis Assistants must be 16+, have at least 1- 2 years of experience participating on a Tennis team, and be available for the duration of the program, which runs from July 5th until August 11th, Monday – Thursday, between the hours of 3:45 PM – 8 PM.

 For more information or to apply to be a tennis assistant, please call (516) 797-7943.

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