Have fun, get fit, make new friends...play more TENNIS!         
 

In t his month's RC Tennis newsletter, learn more about Junior Team Tennis for our young players and Adult league play at the Eden Y.  We are also sharing links for summer day camp programs where there will be Kids Tennis Clubs as part of their weekly schedule.  And don't forget to find a seat court side at the McDonald's Junior Classic tournament at the Eden Family Y April 15-17. Get in the Game, Rockingham County!

EVENTS , PROGRAMS, and NEWS for April 2015



ROCKINGHAM COUNTY JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS

 

Drumroll please....announcing our FIRST season of USTA Junior Team Tennis for our young players age 8-18 with a FREE Kick-Off Sunday April 12 at 3pm at the Eden Family Y courts.

 

Meet Caroline and Alex from NC Tennis for fun games on the court and learn more about our five match JTT season and End-of-Season party.  Parent volunteers will be needed to help with the teams.  Registration will be on-site.

 

This fee-based program is for BOTH our RC area experienced MS and HS players and those young players who want to experience the fun of their first match.   Teams of 3-6 players will be created based on age and experience.  Matches will begin the following Sunday, April 19.



USTA Junior players from across the Triad arrive at the Eden Family Y to play in the 2015 McDonald's Spring Junior Open
 on April 15-17. 

Young players age 8-18 will play singles and doubles in this USTA Level 4 Junior tournament.  Kyle Gatti is the Tournament Director and Tracey Horton is the USTA  Tournament Referee.  Registration deadline is Sunday April 12.

NC Tennis provides a FREE tournament voucher to encourage current High School and Junior Team Tennis players to play in their first sanctioned tournament. High School Coaches should contact Jane Scott jane@nctennis.com and Junior. Team Tennis players should contact Caroline Downs caroline@nctennis.com for free entry fee vouchers.

Stop by and enjoy the first rounds of play beginning Friday afternoon April 17 through the finals on Sunday April 19. Find the draws, schedule and results  here.


ADULT TENNIS LEAGUES
begin at the Eden Family YMCA April 1.  Members and Non-Members welcome.

To register contact Daniel Mil ler at dmiller@ymca.org  (336) 623-8496 

SUMMER 2015 Kids Tennis Clubs across Rockingham County 

 

At the Eden Family Summer Fun Camp contact Renee Trogden at 623-8496

At the Reidsville Family YMCA Camp Soar contact Elliott Hall at 342-3307

At the RCS Kids Companion Summer Program contact Wendy Gunn 342-8561

At Eden Parks & Recreation Summer Camp contact Carla Huffman 627-4711

At the Boys and Girls Club of Eden Summer Program contact Cam Dillard 627-7960

 

 

RC Tennis offers a Pathway for young players to learn the lifetime sport of tennis. 

 RC Tennis offers Play Days, Junior Team Tennis and Local tournaments - the PATHWAY for young players to learn the lifetime sport of tennis. Click here to read more about features, benefits and resources available to your young players.
 
The subtitle on our header photo "Kids who play tennis are better behaved.", comes from the 2013 USTA Serves Special Report "More Than A Sport:  Tennis, Education, and Health.

Deborah Slaner Larkin, Executive Director of USTA Serves:  " All of us who are involved in growing the sport of tennis are well aware of the wide range of benefits the sport can provide. Tennis has helped shape our lives;  and our experiences in the sport motivate us to redouble our efforts to make tennis the sport of opportunity for all."  

 

Join us on the courts with your children, families, and friends.  Play more tennis Rockingham County!


Shelby Rhyne
Executive Director
Rockingham County Tennis Association
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